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NFPA Member News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the fourth of those objectives. We call that objective Educated Workforce, and it’s where NFPA...

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Hydraquip recently launched their first Fluid Power Action Challenge at The Colorado STEM Academy earlier this year. Eighteen students participated in this middle school competition. The goal of the Action Challenge is not only to introduce students to the concepts of engineering and learning by experimentation, but also to show them the value of teamwork...

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Twenty middle school students recently participated in the Lone Star College Cy-Fair at The Cypress Center's second annual Action Challenge, and a professor there had this to share about the student experience: "The most relevant outcome for the students was that they learned what to think about when redesigning after testing and failure... We took...

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  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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Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power (formerly FAMTEN) 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. NFPA's workforce development programs are designed to introduce students to fluid power and connect them to fluid power careers...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships 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 NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Cole Rickerson. He...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Action Challenge and Fast Track to Fluid Power 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. After weeks of prototyping and preparation, 140 students came together at Triton College to...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Clubs 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 NFPA Technology and Education Foundation has launched a new program this year to support Fluid Power Clubs on...

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