Category Archives: NFPA Events

September 2017 FPIC Seminar
Learn more about the use of composites in fluid power applications at MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC), December 1, 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A full agenda for the seminar is available here. All NFPA members are able to attend the seminar for free, but members of NFPA’s Roadmap Committee, who assist us...

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NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting
Scheduled for Thursday, November 9 at The City Club in downtown Cleveland, the second annual Cleveland Regional Meeting is attracting registrants from all areas of the fluid power supply chain and is set to provide an excellent opportunity to network with peers over lunch. See who you and your colleagues could meet at the meeting here....

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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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NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting
NFPA's schedule of Regional Meetings continues in Cleveland, with the second annual Cleveland Regional Meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 9. The meeting will be held over lunch at The City Club in downtown Cleveland and will feature a presentation from Reed Stith, the Senior Growth Advisor for Marketing and Sales at MAGNET: Presentation: B2B Innovation and Product Launches This presentation will explain why...

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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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September 2017 FPIC Seminar
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The presentations from the third seminar of MSOE’s new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) are now available. These presentations covered market-ready hydraulic fluids and the energy saving properties that they have demonstrated in field trials. Click the links to download copies of the presentation slides: Hydraulic Fluid Technologies for Enhanced...

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September 2017 FPIC Seminar
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On September 8, 2017, I had the privilege of attending the third seminar of MSOE’s new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). These quarterly, half-day seminars provide a platform for fluid power OEMs, manufacturers, SMEs, and distributors to network, problem solve, and access cutting edge technology, and the September 8 seminar...

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Milwaukee Regional at Miller Park
Milwaukee Regional Meeting October 10, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Friday’s Front Row Grill (Miller Park) Milwaukee, WI Adding on to the meeting program, Michael Shiels, Dean of the School of Applied Technologies at Waukesha County Technical College will be speaking at the October 10th NFPA Milwaukee Regional Meeting. Shiels’ programs at WCTC are at the forefront of increasing...

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Video: 2017 NFPA Update

NFPA member news
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   The latest CEO video is a re-recording of the presentation I gave at the 2017 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference. The presentation covers basic information and updates from the past year at the NFPA, including: Additions to the NFPA Board of Directors Growth in NFPA membership and networking...

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Milwaukee Regional at Miller Park
Milwaukee Regional Meeting October 10, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Friday’s Front Row Grill (Miller Park) Milwaukee, WI See Who's Attending The list of attendees for the first of NFPA’s 2017 Fall Regional Meetings is growing, so be sure you don’t miss this great chance to connect with your fluid power industry colleagues. Scheduled in...

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