Author Archives: Katrina Schwarz

IFPE 2020
By Helen Horner, Education and Content for IFPE 2020 The world of fluid power and hydraulics has seen much disruption and change, and users are becoming increasingly more sophisticated. According to the NFPA Annual Report, the six things fluid power users want are: Increased productivity Enhanced performance More uptime Lower total equipment costs Easier, more...

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CCEFP Summit
The next CCEFP Summit will take place at the University of Minnesota, October 16-18, 2018. Registration closes September 28, 2018. Attendees will get the latest developments in fluid power research, including from the projects recently awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation. Presentation topics include: energy conversion, storage, fluid power components, surface modification, and more. This Summit will...

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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 Motion Industries. Motion Industries recently announced the promotion of Pamela Sims to vice president of marketing. Sims started at Motion Industries in 2004 in market research and...

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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 Hydradyne. Earlier this week, Hydradyne announced the opening of a new local branch location in Cartersville, Georgia. The new location will serve OEM customers in northern Georgia...

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NFPA News
In Memoriam Prof. Monika Ivantysynova, founder and director of the Maha Fluid Power Research Center at Purdue University, passed away August 11, 2018 after battling cancer for four months. Ivantysynova was well known in the international fluid power community for her work as a professor, team leader, and advisor. She received many awards during her...

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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 Sun Hydraulics Corporation. Sun Hydraulics Corporation recently announced its adoption of Helios Technologies as its new business name. The company is operating under the new name to...

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IEOC
A record-breaking 324 attendees from over 175 companies attended the 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) at the Westin Chicago North Shore last week. This year’s conference attracted a number of first-time attendees and also included a number of fresh perspectives from new speakers to supplement conference favorites like Alan Beaulieu and Jim Meil....

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NFPA member news
This November, Fluid Power World and Design World are set to highlight the most innovative and forward-thinking products in design engineering through the LEAP Awards. Entries are due September 1, 2018, and finalists will be featured in the November issue. Fluid Power World will focus on innovations in hydraulics and pneumatics while Design World will...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
Milwaukee Regional Meeting September 7, 2018 InterContinental Milwaukee Scheduled for Friday, September 7 at the InterContinental in downtown Milwaukee, the 2018 Milwaukee Regional Meeting is attracting registrants from all areas of the fluid power supply chain and is set to provide an excellent opportunity to network with peers over lunch. See who you and your colleagues could...

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