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MSOE FPIC
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   On March 31, 2017, I had the privilege of attending the first seminar of MSOE’s new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). Through a quarterly series of half-day seminars on the latest fluid power technology advances with immediate implementation, FPIC provides a platform for fluid power OEMs, manufacturers, SMEs,...

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Credit: Welding: EWI; Blast furnace: University of Purdue Calumet; Sintering: EOS; Additive mfg: Young/NIST Awarded to 19 industry-driven partnerships, NIST advanced manufacturing technology planning grants will support technology roadmapping efforts across a wide spectrum of industries and processes. The images provide a sampling. Starting clockwise, from top left: welding, simulation of a blast furnace used in steel manufacturing, direct metal laser sintering, and additive manufacturing.
    by Brad Bohlmann CCEFP Sustainability Director The Regents of the University of Minnesota, in partnership with the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will launch the Fluid Power Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (FPAMC)...

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