Author Archives: Katrina Schwarz

NFPA News
[Updated May 18 at 7:30 am CST] The list of NFPA member companies below provided details of what they are doing to support COVID-19 efforts and have been featured on NFPA's social media platforms. If you are a member and would like your company added to the list, email Katrina Schwarz at kschwarz@nfpa.com and let us know...

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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 Helios Technologies. Helios Technologies recently announced its Board of Directors has named Tricia Fulton as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. She succeeds Wolfgang Dangel,...

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NFPA News
[Updated May 13 at 8:00 am CST]  A collection of the latest resources from NFPA and other organizations to help NFPA members understand the effects of and make informed decisions about COVID-19.   NFPA Member Response As part of our efforts to provide members with useful information about the implications of COVID-19, NFPA conducted two...

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Navigate economic trends
Despite the current uncertainty across the economy, a number of forecasting webinars and resources are available to help members get clarity on where the industry is and get insights into where it's going in the months ahead. Currently Available Newly released Oxford Economic forecast & market reports, special reports, and special webinar recordings are now available to...

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Alan Beaulieu
Alan Beaulieu - Managing Uncertainty: How to Handle Black Swans in the Economy April 15, 2020 at 2pm ET Register Here Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) favorite Alan Beaulieu of ITR Economics is set to present Managing Uncertainty: How to Handle Black Swans in the Economy April 15 at 2pm ET. The webinar is hosted by WTWH Media in...

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IoT in Fluid Power, Fluid Power Forum podcast
Episode 18 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Adam Livesay of Elevat, who talks about IoT applications for the fluid power industry, including how to use it to grow different aspects of your business. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry...

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IFPE 2020
A number of industry segments in fluid power, power transmission and motion control came together earlier this month for the co-located 2020 IFPE and CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade shows to display the latest in new technologies and products, share knowledge, network and buy equipment. According to IFPE Show Chairperson David Price, Global Marketing Manager of HydraForce Inc.,...

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NFPA News
[Updated 9:30 AM CT on April 14, 2020] View COVID-19 resources for NFPA members here. With the recent travel bans, event cancellations, and school closings, concerns about Coronavirus are top of mind for everyone. During this time of uncertainty, NFPA and its partners are monitoring developments and taking steps in accordance with CDC recommendations to ensure a...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
With the recent travel bans, event cancellations, and school closings, concerns about Coronavirus are top of mind for everyone. Due to circumstances surrounding some of our partner organizations, such as schools, a number of events organized or supported by NFPA have been affected. Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge To ensure that all of the participants, judges,...

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3D printing in fluid power
Episode 17 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Kirk Keithly of The ExOne Company, who talks about 3D printing applications as they relate to the fluid power industry. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be...

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