Tag Archives: fluid power

Strategic Planning
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) Webinar “Advanced Hydraulic Fluids for Enhanced System Reliability” June 1, 2018; 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CST Register Here For the first time since starting the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium seminar series, NFPA members who cannot attend the in-person event can listen to the presentations in webinar format. The “Advanced Hydraulic...

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2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13– 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The NFPA Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) regularly attracts nearly 300 attendees from more than 180 member and non-member companies. Make sure your company stands out from the rest! Your company name and logo get plenty of...

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Minneapolis Regional
The meeting room was full on Thursday, May 10, when MTS Corporation opened its headquarters for the NFPA 2018 Minneapolis Regional Meeting. Bringing in people from not only the Minneapolis region, this meeting’s attendees also came from upstate New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and the greater Detroit area. The diverse group represented fluid power manufacturers, distributors,...

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fluid power standardization
Standardization development continues in the field of fluid power systems and components. TC 131 - the technical committee directly responsible for fluid power has 224 published ISO standards to date. There are 49 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were published this past month: Subcommittee 4 – Connectors (couplings) ISO/TS 18409:2018 Hydraulic fluid...

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Industry members and educators work together in a variety of ways to ensure students are learning the skills they need to successfully join the fluid power workforce upon graduation. One member that has been a particularly active collaborator is Price Engineering. Several of Price Engineering’s employees serve on the advisory board and have helped shape...

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STEM education
Annual Conference speaker Jeremy Drury returns with more on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in a special webinar on Wednesday, June 13 at 10am CST. Registration is now open and available to NFPA members.   Webinar Summary IoT: Are We There Yet? Where we've been. Where we are. And where we need to go...

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IEOC
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13 – 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) schedule is packed with an outstanding lineup of industry experts, and, as always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike. Everyone planning on attending the...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Thursday, May 24, 10:00 am CST There is still time to register for next week's Economic Update Webinar featuring Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics. The webinar is set to help members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities their companies are facing in the current economic climate. This...

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NFPA member news
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   An important way of bringing our membership together for the good of the industry is through NFPA’s many leadership committees and councils that help NFPA fulfill its mission and objectives. Recently, NFPA’s Distributor and Supplier Councils have restructured their committees and leadership. For many years, these two Councils...

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NFPA has various workforce development programs that help connect NFPA member companies with schools that teach fluid power to not only ensure curriculum thoroughly trains students in fluid power skills and concepts, but also to help members get better access to the future workforce. As part of these efforts, we encourage members to make material donations...

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