Author Archives: Eric Lanke

NFPA Member News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the fourth of those objectives. We call that objective Educated Workforce, and it’s where NFPA...

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NFPA Board of Directors
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   On February 10-11, 2020, the NFPA Board of Directors met in person to review the association’s progress on this year’s strategic objectives and to advance our agenda in three critical strategic areas: Effective Forum, Industry Statistics, and Educated Workforce. Effective Forum Our strategic objective here is for NFPA...

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Promote Fluid Power
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the third of those objectives. We call that objective Promote Fluid Power, and it’s where...

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NFPA Member news
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Suppliers – companies that provide products or services to companies that manufacturer fluid power components – are a critical member type in the effective supply chain forum that NFPA represents. In order to help ensure that these members have a voice in NFPA strategy and governance, a Supplier Leadership...

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Display of research project posters_CCEFP
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Registration is now open for the next CCEFP Summit, which will take place at the University of Minnesota, May 19-21, 2020. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2019. Topics include: Fluid Power Energy Conversion...

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2020 Legacy Builder Award
NFPA's many workforce development programs are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At the recent NFPA Annual Conference in Miami, five more companies were recognized for reaching Legacy Builder...

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Survey
The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during the Annual Meeting at NFPA’s Annual Conference at Mandarin Oriental in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. All terms will begin July 1, 2020. Only the Official Company Representatives (OCRs) of the...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar is set to provide economic clarity and short-term outlook.
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the second of those objectives. We call that objective Industry Statistics, and it’s where NFPA...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the first of those objectives. We call that objective Effective Forum, and it’s where NFPA...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Most NFPA members are aware of NFPA’s close partnership with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Since first co-locating our IFPE trade show with their CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in 2002, we’ve seen tremendous growth in IFPE as well as tremendous synergy between the IFPE exhibitors looking to sell fluid power...

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