NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Doering Company. Doering Company recently announced its acquisition of the assets of Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based Metro Hydraulics. This is the company's first acquisition, which is expected to...

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IFPE 2020
IFPE 2020 March 10-14, 2020 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada Whether you are coming to IFPE 2020 to show off your company's latest fluid power technologies in an exhibit or to walk the show floor to explore potential business opportunities, there are a number of ways to take those efforts a step further. Make the...

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Display of research project posters_CCEFP
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Registration is now open for the next CCEFP Summit, which will take place at the University of Minnesota, May 19-21, 2020. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2019. Topics include: Fluid Power Energy Conversion...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The 15 university teams competing in the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge recently completed their Design and Specification Midway Reviews and...

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2020 Legacy Builder Award
NFPA's many workforce development programs are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At the recent NFPA Annual Conference in Miami, five more companies were recognized for reaching Legacy Builder...

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Stats Fact of the Week
U.S. fluid power products exports reached a record high of nearly 6.6 billion dollars in 2019 despite a declining domestic fluid power marketplace and the uncertainty caused by unstable trade policies and tariffs throughout the year. While very little changed in 2019 concerning major trade partners and leading U.S. fluid power product exports, the results...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
2020 Detroit NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference March 5, 2020 | 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan Register Here | See Who's Attending Expand your knowledge of advanced sensor technologies for fluid power systems at the March 5 NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference, presented by NFPA and MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). The speaker lineup for this...

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Jen Wisniewski talks about the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge of Fluid Power Forum
Episode 15 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Jen Wisniewski, a member of the 2019 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Overall Champion team from Cleveland State, who presents on human-powered vehicles that use fluid power technology. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward....

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2020 Annual Conference crowd
Last week's Annual Conference brought more than 220 total attendees from 110 companies and organizations to Miami, Florida for the first NFPA event of the year. The conference featured unique speakers, ample networking opportunities, and fun engagement opportunities to explore the association and the city. Conference presentations about geopolitics, the neuroscience of corporate cultures, innovation,...

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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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