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Capitol Hill
NFPA, CCEFP, and several industry supporters visited Capitol Hill on February 27-28, 2017 to promote the proposed Commercial Off-Road Vehicle R&D Program through the Vehicle Technology Office within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). This program is important to the fluid power industry because: The commercial off-road market consumes 8% of total transportation energy, which...

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Capitol Hill
    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Last February, NFPA partnered with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) to coordinate visits to Congressional offices to advocate for new federal funding for fluid power research. Representatives from eight NFPA member companies joined NFPA and CCEFP on visits to 20 different offices on both the...

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Capitol Hill
  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Not too long ago I wrote about NFPA’s day on Capitol Hill—when several NFPA members and I met with 20 or so Congressional offices to advocate for a new research program within the Department of Energy focused on fluid power in off-highway vehicles. The Good News Language friendly to this...

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Capitol Hill
  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Thanks to all the NFPA members who joined me February 9-10 for our first "day" on Capitol Hill. Representatives of Caterpillar, Bosch Rexroth, Danfoss Power Solutions, Deltrol Fluid Products, Eaton, Hydra-Power Systems, Parker Hannifin and Moog teamed up with NFPA and with Kim Stelson and Mike Gust of the...

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