Author Archives: Eric Armstrong

IEOC Networking
The lineup for the upcoming 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is complete and includes a variety networking opportunities throughout the conference. Often rated as one of the top three items this event offers to attendees, this year we have added new and expanded opportunities to make and nurture business connections. NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament...

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IEOC
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13– 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) schedule is packed with an outstanding lineup of industry experts, and, as always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike. Everyone planning on attending the conference...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
The May 2018 NFPA Webinar recording featuring Catherine Putney of ITR Economics is now available for all NFPA members to view in the webinar archives. Click HERE to view NFPA’s recorded webinar. The webinar will help NFPA members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities for their companies by highlighting the most important economic...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Transitioning to a Digital Supply Network In an increasingly digital world, surrounded by connected devices, manufacturers are recognizing the necessity and benefits of moving from a linear supply chain model to a flexible, digital supply network...

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NFPA Customer Market Survey
NFPA is collecting 2017 U.S. hydraulic and pneumatic sales figures from manufacturer members in a continued effort to create a more complete information source about fluid power customer markets. NFPA’s Customer Market Survey (CMS) results, displayed in both dollar and percentage, will allow participants to properly measure industry sales by customer market, which is a critical...

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IEOC
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13 – 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) schedule is packed with an outstanding lineup of industry experts, and, as always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike. Everyone planning on attending the...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Thursday, May 24, 10:00 am CST There is still time to register for next week's Economic Update Webinar featuring Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics. The webinar is set to help members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities their companies are facing in the current economic climate. This...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13– 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois Year after year, the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) has been the premier economic event that offers hard data and expert analysis for everyone in the fluid power supply chain. The 2018 conference has built off of previous years...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
To register, please click HERE. Chris Steele, ITR Economics Thursday, May 24, 10:00 am CST Chris Steele, an economist with ITR Economics, will help members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities their companies are facing in the current economic climate. This webinar will provide insights into the latest economic developments and future trends for...

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