Author Archives: Janet Long

Professor Kim Stelson and Professor Zongxuan Sun
Two Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) leaders were recently honored by the University of Minnesota. Professor Kim Stelson, CCEFP Director, was elected College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professor. The College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professorship honors exceptional faculty for their efforts in and contributions to teaching and scholarly...

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Suite Deal - Everyone who books their reservation at The Westin Chicago North Shore AND registers for the 2015 IEOC by June 17, 2015 will be entered in a drawing for a suite upgrade.
Registration for the NFPA 2015 IEOC is now open and the host property, The Westin Chicago North Shore, is accepting reservations. Based on past experience, it is important that our attendees book their rooms early to guarantee the special NFPA rate. But just as important is getting your conference registration completed. To give you a bit more motivation,...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August  10-12, 2015 Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, IL   Take advantage of “Early Bird” registration rates by July 17 th REGISTER TODAY! The Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is NFPA’s highly anticipated economic event for everyone in the fluid power supply chain. Members and non-members alike are all invited to attend. Conference content examines industry economics,...

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NFPA's Minneapolis Regional meeting
Wednesday, April 22, 2015, was a busy day for fluid power at Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park on the north side of Minneapolis. The second annual NFPA Minneapolis Regional Meeting was first on the day’s agenda bringing 35+ fluid power professionals together for networking, business updates and lunch. NFPA members and guests representing companies from...

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NFPA IEOC LOGO
August 10-12, 2015 at the Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, IL The Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is NFPA’s highly anticipated economic event for everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike—all are invited to attend. Focusing on the opportunities and threats associated with the economy, as they relate specifically to the...

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NFPA Member Company News
Bosch Rexroth Corporation Effective July 1, 2015, Paul Cooke has been appointed Regional President Americas and President & CEO of Bosch Rexroth Corporation U.S. Mr. Cooke will continue as Senior Vice President Sales within the company's Industrial Applications Business Unit at the headquarters in Lohr, Germany until the end of June 2015. Berend Bracht, who...

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Meet NFPA's newest members
Acme Foundry, Inc. Coffeyville, KS - Acme Foundry Inc. specializes in manufacturing highly cored, complex castings for the fluid power industry. Member since 4/15/2015. DLH Fluid Power Inc. South El Monte, CA - Based in South El Monte, CA, DLH Fluid Power, Inc., has been engineering and manufacturing fluid power products for over 13 years....

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Fluid Power Professionals Day Photo Contest
The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has dedicated June 19 as “Fluid Power Professionals’ Day” to recognize those who work in the fluid power industry. And, in celebration of Fluid Power Professionals’ Day, IFPS and the Fluid Power Journal are hosting their second annual fluid power photo contest, with prizes for first, second and third...

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