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On June 6, Milwaukee Public Schools held a My Life! My Plan! Workshop at Washington High School that focused on STEM Careers – concentrating on Manufacturing and Engineering. NFPA members, Henry Guenther of Hartmann Controls, Inc., Jamie Mui of T-Lon Products, Inc., Loretta Krenitsky of the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and Erica Kent, a...

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ASSOFLUID, the Italian Association of Manufacturing and Trading Companies in Fluid Power Equipment and Components announced its new president is Domenico Di Monte, Marketing Manager of Camozzi Spa in Brescia. Di Monte, also vice president economics of CETOP (European Fluid Power Committee) replaces Amadio Bolzani, and will hold a three-year term. Dr. Bolzani was a...

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Fabco-Air Inc. Gainesville, FL - Fabco-Air has been manufacturing pneumatic products since 1958. Products include pancake cylinders, tie-rod cylinders, multipower cylinders, extruded body and ISO cylinders, rotary actuators, FRL's, slides and magnetically coupled rodless cylinders. Member since 6/18/2014.
2014 STEM Leadership Forum
NFPA exhibited at the 2014 STEM Leadership Forum entitled "Confronting the 'New' American Dilemma" at Johnson Controls in Glendale, WI.  The "New" American Dilemma is characterized by the persistently low number of African American, American Indian, and Latino young women and men who pursue STEM study and careers in engineering. The goal is to bring...

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A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI. Issues in Brief Investment Medicine for a Struggling Economy The U.S. is still in a post-crisis era and economic growth has been persistently sluggish. Recent data make the case for bolstering R&D spending and business capital spending, thereby addressing...

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NFPA Member Company News
Hydraquip, Inc. (an Employee Owned Holdings, Inc. company) announced it is expanding its footprint with a new 98,000 sq. ft. campus. The Hydraquip Innovation Campus serves as the new Houston headquarters for Hydraquip, Inc. The new campus provides additional production capacity and enhanced warehouse technology. Click here to read more.   T-Lon Products held an...

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IFPE FLUID POWER ZONE
at the inaugural Motion, Drive & Automation North America (MDA NA) trade show and conference co-located with IMTS at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL from September 8-13, 2014 Building off the success of IFPE Fluid Power Zone's debut at Industrial Automation North America (IANA) 2012, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) has again partnered with Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA)...

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As of July 1, 2014, NFPA will be taking grant applications to fund new Fluid Power Challenge events. Schools can apply for grants up to $3,500—challenge kits cost $175 each, so NFPA would cover that cost for up to twenty teams. The NFPA Fluid Power Challenge is a competition that challenges students to solve an engineering...

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NFPA member news
  Holmbury Inc. has moved to a new facility in Eastlake, OH.  The new custom facility, serving as their North American distribution hub, includes a warehouse for dedicated inventory; a technical lab for new product development and customer co-engineering collaboration; and a state of the art server room and office space. This U.S. location serves...

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Membership continues to grow
KTR Corporation Michigan City, IN - KTR Corporation, a division of KTR Kupplungstechnik GmbH, has provided power transmission solutions for over 50 years. Their product line contains shaft couplings, torque management products and accessories, along with hydraulic reservoir components including fluid coolers and vibration dampening products. Today, KTR has grown to over 40 subsidiary companies...

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