Author Archives: Leslie Miller

NFPA membership connections
The Elwood Corporation Fluid Power Division, based in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, designs and manufactures high pressure hydraulic valves and systems for water, water soluble oil, and other low viscosity fluid applications. The company has over 50 years of experience in designing custom valves for our primary markets in steel, aluminum, petrochemical, and forging industries. Elwood...

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2018 Annual Conference
2018 Annual Conference February 20-22, 2018 Four Seasons Orlando Resort Orlando, FL If you haven’t registered for the 2018 Annual Conference yet, here are 10 reasons you should not miss this event! Meet more fluid power industry leaders all in one place. [See who you could meet.] Develop a new global energy perspective from Peter...

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Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold—Book Your Annual Conference Hotel Reservation Now
Registrations for the NFPA Annual Conference are strong and keep coming in, which means rooms at the host hotel—The Four Seasons Orlando at Disney—may soon be on the endangered list. NFPA Annual Conferences are known not only for their scheduled networking opportunities, but also for those unexpected chance conversations that can build long-lasting business relationships, and that’s...

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Santa Claus checking the 2018 Annual Conference attendee list
It is time to register for the NFPA 2018 Annual Conference scheduled for February 20-22, in Orlando. A great program of speakers and networking events are in place and the location couldn’t be easier to access. You’ll meet colleagues, business partners, customers and industry leaders all in one beautiful, convenient location. Plus, this year’s general...

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Annual Conference
Underlining the key benefits of NFPA’s Future Leaders Network, the 2018 Annual Conference will offer lots of great opportunities for education and networking plus some fun! On Tuesday, February 20, the Future Leaders will convene for a short meeting featuring a special speaker sharing lessons in leadership, followed by a casual reception to help everyone...

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2018 Annual Conference
Just added to the NFPA 2018 Annual Conference schedule, we are excited to feature two front-line design engineers with a deep knowledge of fluid power applications in a major customer market.  Tim Eck, Team Lead, Animation Systems, Design & Engineering, and Marcus De Souza, Manager, Mechanical Engineering for Amusement Rides, both with Walt Disney Parks...

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NFPA Member Company News
When: Thursday, December 7, 11:30 am ­– 2:00 pm Where: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL 60646 NFPA’s 2017 Chicago Regional Meeting, the last NFPA Regional Meeting of 2017, will convene at Moraine Community College in Palos Hills, which is easily accessible right off I-294. Moraine County is the second largest Community College in...

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2018 Annual Conference
Join us in Orlando for the NFPA 2018 Annual Conference. Scheduled for February 20-22 at the Four Seasons Resort--Orlando at Disney World, this is an event you don’t want to miss! We’ve expanded the General Session programming with more speakers on more diverse topics to provide solid takeaways for companies throughout the fluid power supply...

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NFPA Member Company News
When: Thursday, December 7, 11:30 am ­– 2:00 pm Where: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60646 NFPA’s 2017 Chicago Regional Meeting will convene at Moraine Community College in Palos Hills, easily accessible right off I-294. Moraine County is the second largest Community College in the state of Illinois. Moraine Valley is one of...

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Milwaukee Regional at Miller Park
The 2017 NFPA Milwaukee Regional Meeting attendees filled Friday’s Front Row Grill at Miller Park last week. Over 50 people attended, including representatives from NFPA's newest members, providing quality networking for everyone and solid representation from all areas of the fluid power industry. By listening to the attendee updates on business conditions, you could feel...

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