Category Archives: Headlines

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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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently announced NFPA’s new partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute. Under this partnership, NFPA members will be given preferential access to candidates in the program, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to work...

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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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Oxford Economics Global Industry Outlook Breakfast and Roundtable Thursday, October 25, 2018| 8:00 am - 10:00 am The Pfister Hotel | Milwaukee, WI Oxford Economics invites NFPA members to attend the Global Industry Outlook Breakfast and Roundtable at no charge on Thursday, October 25th at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Oxford Economics' Director of U.S. Industries, Mark Killion, CFA...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Last week I announced NFPA’s new partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute. Under this partnership, NFPA members will be given preferential access to candidates in the program, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to...

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NFPA News
NFPA Members Given Preferential Access to Candidates for Production Floor Jobs   By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO One of NFPA’s key objectives is to increase the number of people educated in fluid power and connect them to careers in the fluid power industry. Much of our focus in this area has been on the development...

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Collaboration
Send us your affiliate branch information by Friday, September 28 for the chance to win a $50 Starbucks gift card. NFPA is often contacted by fluid power programs at schools around the country looking for mentors and career development resources for their students. However, in many cases, we have no database record of an NFPA member in...

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CCEFP Summit
NFPA Members Invited to CCEFP Summit to Review Projects and Presentations   By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is actively working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power, and one of the ways it does that is by supporting academic researchers in fluid power. It helps...

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Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry
Join the more than 85 NFPA member companies that have already downloaded the 2017 Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry. This report includes an overview of the fluid power industry and showcases fluid power as a workhorse of the American economy. Highlights of the Report: Technology advantages and applications U.S. and Global Growth...

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Fluid Power Action Challenge
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Board of Directors met the week of June 18, 2018 for its annual strategic retreat. There they reviewed the program successes NFPA achieved in its 2017-18 fiscal year. In this post, I would like to share with our membership some of those successes, especially those associated with...

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