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 Hydradyne. Earlier this week, Hydradyne announced the opening of a new local branch location in Cartersville, Georgia. The new location will serve OEM customers in northern Georgia...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
Past attendees of NFPA Regional Meetings understand the quality of networking and programming these meetings offer in a compact and casual structure, and for those who have not attended a Regional Meeting, now’s the time!  The NFPA 2018 Milwaukee Regional Meeting is scheduled over lunch on Friday, September 7, and will meet at the Intercontinental...

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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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NFPA membership connections
Argonne is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center operated by the University of Chicago Argonne, LLC, for the US Department of Energy.  The laboratory works in concert with universities, industry, and other national laboratories on questions and experiments too large for any one institution to do by itself. Through collaborations here and around the...

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NFPA News
In Memoriam Prof. Monika Ivantysynova, founder and director of the Maha Fluid Power Research Center at Purdue University, passed away August 11, 2018 after battling cancer for four months. Ivantysynova was well known in the international fluid power community for her work as a professor, team leader, and advisor. She received many awards during her...

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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 Sun Hydraulics Corporation. Sun Hydraulics Corporation recently announced its adoption of Helios Technologies as its new business name. The company is operating under the new name to...

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IEOC
A record-breaking 324 attendees from over 175 companies attended the 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) at the Westin Chicago North Shore last week. This year’s conference attracted a number of first-time attendees and also included a number of fresh perspectives from new speakers to supplement conference favorites like Alan Beaulieu and Jim Meil....

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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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