Stats Fact of the Week
As the leading source of fluid power market information in the U.S., NFPA supplies a variety of industry analysis and data resources as a benefit of NFPA membership. In addition to using member data collection, outside service agreements and public data extraction to create custom reports, we also maintain a curated list of outside resources...

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is committed to supporting university fluid power education and programs across the country. While NFPA has awarded various grants over the years, the University Fluid Power Grant Program is specifically designed to provide funding to faculty to implement new and/or add more fluid power courses and content to their...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
2020 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference August 11-13, 2020 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM CT each day Virtual Delivery Registration Opening Soon NFPA’s Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is the ultimate annual event for professionals of the fluid power supply chain, and this year, it’s more accessible than ever before. Split into three virtual...

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Episode 23 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Jon Frey of Bosch Rexroth who walks listeners through the design principles of hydrostatic gear drives and the relationship they have with electromechanical technology. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward....

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Economic Update Webinar
NFPA’s Webinar Archives feature valuable presentations from experts in various fields that NFPA members can view whenever they wish, without leaving the office. The following NFPA webinar recording is now available for viewing by all NFPA members. NFPA’s Economic Update Webinar - Risks and Opportunities in a COVID-19 Economy Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Recorded Thursday,...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the recent virtually held June NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference drew an audience of 150 attendees, our largest crowd to-date. The event featured three industry speakers who used their years of expertise to discuss how precision manufacturing can...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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Fluid Power Action Challenge
During the first half of the 2019-2020 school year; NFPA saw strong growth in student engagement for the Action Challenge program in addition to growing industry participation in the program. The program’s growth slowed going into the second half of the school year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but thanks to some innovative ideas from...

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Stats Fact of the Week
NFPA’s April 2020 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends that benchmark company performance, revealed COVID-19’s impact on the fluid power industry with extreme declines in month-to-month and year-to-year fluid power shipment and order trends. These types of declines in both trend analysis measures haven’t appeared...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar is set to provide economic clarity and short-term outlook.
The May 28 NFPA Economic Update Webinar recording will soon be available to members for download and playback. In the meantime, other exclusive market information is available to help further the success of your organization and provide insights into market conditions. The following reports include information relevant to the state of the fluid power economy on both a national and global...

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