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  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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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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Dura-Bar launched its first Fluid Power Action Challenge at McHenry County College this year and joined the community of Action Challenge Champions. With support from Alro Steel, three schools and 17 teams competed in the Challenge, coming in at a total of 66 students participating. The students attended Workshop Day on October 18th, 2019 to...

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Caterpillar and Joliet Junior College Action Challenge 2019 Champions Immaculate Conception Overall Winning Team
Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. After learning about fluid power and the Challenge scenario on Workshop Day in September, student teams spent several...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. High school students recently came together at Disney to compete in the Fluid Power Action Challenge sponsored by the...

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MSOE Fluid Power Action Challenge Champions 2019
Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. On November 11, 2019 Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) hosted 26 student teams from Milwaukee-area schools to compete in...

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FL. TSA Fluid Power Action Challenge
Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. In an effort to increase the number of middle schools the Fluid Power Action Challenge can be offered to, NFPA worked...

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CAT & JJC FPAC 2019 Participants
Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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.    Caterpillar (CAT) is sponsoring its fifth annual and largest-yet Action Challenge event this year, hosted by Joliet Junior College (JJC). Twenty-five teams from ten schools are...

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