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NFPA Board of Directors
    NFPA Continues to Strengthen the Fluid Power Industry by Jon Goreham, President, QCC     The NFPA Board of Directors gathered last month for its annual strategic retreat to review the past year and to make strategic decisions for the association moving into the future. With the new year comes a new Chair...

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IEOC
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13 - 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling, Illinois NFPA members can save $150 on Industry & Economic Outlook Conference registration by taking advantage of early bird registration rates. Early bird registration for this year’s IEOC ends this Friday, July 13. This year's conference will offer critical insight and opportunities in economics,...

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Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry
The fourth annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry is published and available for download on the NFPA website. Fluid power is a workhorse of the American economy and is used in dozens of industries and hundreds of applications. As in previous reports, this new document outlines the size and economic impact of the...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13 - 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling, Illinois NFPA members can save $150 on Industry & Economic Outlook Conference registration by taking advantage of early bird registration rates. Early bird registration for this year’s IEOC ends Friday, July 13. This year's conference will offer critical insight and opportunities in economics,...

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Industrial Internet of Things
Back in February, the NFPA Board of Directors identified the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as a development trend NFPA should be watching in order to consider how we might help members and the industry leverage IIoT as part of our mission to strengthen the fluid power industry. NFPA’s Supplier membership was also recently rewritten...

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IFPE
Exhibit space sales for IFPE and CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 launched in May at a record pace, with companies of all sizes applying early to try to get the best space they can for the show. Priority sales will continue until the August 15, 2018 deadline, and priority space assignments will happen in fall 2018. Companies that...

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CCEFP Summit
Application deadline = August 1, 2018 The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), in collaboration with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), has created two new programs to help principal investigators and their graduate students attend and present their research at the CCEFP Summits scheduled for the 2018-19 academic year: Research Supplements are...

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2018 Fluid Power Professional's Day photo contest
The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) and Fluid Power Journal recently announced the winners of the 2018 Fluid Power Professionals' Day Photo Contest, held in honor of Fluid Power Professionals' Day, which took place June 19. Many NFPA members participated in the contest, and a number of members were recognized among the contest winners and...

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NFPA member news
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Earlier this month, I was invited by Dave Mayer, Vice President and General Manager of Kaman Fluid Power, to present on markets and trends in the U.S. fluid power industry to Kaman’s employees. First, I would like to thank Dave and everyone at Kaman for the invitation to speak....

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Strategic Planning
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On Friday June 1, 2018, NFPA held its quarterly Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar series at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. Having this half-day FPIC seminar at Argonne National Laboratory for the first time is significant because Argonne will be receiving funding from the Department of Energy...

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