Author Archives: Katrina Schwarz

Fluid Power Instructor Search
NFPA works with a growing number of schools, educators, and students across the country to help grow fluid power education and workforce development. One of our partners, Purdue University, is looking for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering with a joint appointment in Mechanical Engineering. This is an academic year, tenure track, research and teaching...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) December 7, 2018 InterContinental Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Make connections with other fluid power professionals and learn more about advanced sealing technologies at the upcoming MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar at the InterContinental Milwaukee on December 7. The presentations for this seminar are: Assessing and Managing Rod Seal Friction in Hydraulic Applications: Giveaways...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Stauff Corporation. Stauff Corporation recently announced the promotion of Shawn Scott to Director of Sales - Distribution for the U.S. and Canada. The promotion is effective January...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) December 7, 2018 InterContinental Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Learn more about advanced sealing technologies and how they can improve fluid power system reliability at the upcoming MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar at the InterContinental Milwaukee on December 7. The presentations for this seminar are: Assessing and Managing Rod Seal Friction in Hydraulic Applications:...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Applied Industrial Technologies. Applied Industrial Technologies recently announced its acquisition of Fluid Power Sales. Fluid Power Sales is a manufacturer and distributor of a variety of components,...

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CCEFP Webinar
The new CCEFP Webinar Series is underway, and the next episode, taking place November 14 at 12 pm CST, will feature two NFPA Foundation Research Supplement recipients: High Efficiency Hydraulic Pump-Motors Employing Partial Stroke Piston Pressurization (Tom Chase, UMN) and Liquid Piston Gas Compressor/Expander for Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) and CO2 Sequestration (Perry Li, UMN). The webinar series is...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from ITT Inc. ITT Inc. recently announced the election of Dr. Cheryl Shavers and Sabrina Soussan to its Board of Directors. Shavers is Co-Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive...

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SC6 meetings in China
The TC 131 Subcommittee 6 - Contamination Control met in Xinxiang, China this past week to further work on fluid power standards development in that area. Participating countries included China, Japan, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States. NFPA would like to thank the CFPC for hosting the meetings. A few notable projects...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Linde Hydraulics. Earlier this month, Linde Hydraulics announced the opening of its newest location in Waterford Park Rock Hill, South Carolina, the company's second location in North...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Festo and Fabco-Air. Festo recently announced its acquisition of Fabco-Air, a Florida-based manufacturer of pneumatic automation components. The acquisition will help Fabco grow faster than otherwise would...

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