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NFPA News
[Updated 9:25 AM CT on March 26, 2020] 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...

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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 Member News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the fourth of those objectives. We call that objective Educated Workforce, and it’s where NFPA...

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NFPA News
[Updated 9:55 AM CT on March 19, 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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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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NFPA Board of Directors
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   On February 10-11, 2020, the NFPA Board of Directors met in person to review the association’s progress on this year’s strategic objectives and to advance our agenda in three critical strategic areas: Effective Forum, Industry Statistics, and Educated Workforce. Effective Forum Our strategic objective here is for NFPA...

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Rod Seal Talk on Fluid Power Forum
Episode 16 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Chuck White of Hallite Seals, who has been studying the performance of rod seals in a variety of conditions, and plans to present some of his findings at IFPE 2020. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are...

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Promote Fluid Power
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the third of those objectives. We call that objective Promote Fluid Power, and it’s where...

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NFPA Member news
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Suppliers – companies that provide products or services to companies that manufacturer fluid power components – are a critical member type in the effective supply chain forum that NFPA represents. In order to help ensure that these members have a voice in NFPA strategy and governance, a Supplier Leadership...

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Survey
The Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is conducting a "Potential for Energy Efficiency Improvements for Off-Road Vehicles" study for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and would like input from industry regarding opportunities and barriers to increased off-road vehicle efficiency. To submit your input on the topic, please fill out this questionnaire and email your responses...

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