Tag Archives: manufacturing

NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently announced NFPA’s new partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute. Under this partnership, NFPA members will be given preferential access to candidates in the program, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to work...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Last week I announced NFPA’s new partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute. Under this partnership, NFPA members will be given preferential access to candidates in the program, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to...

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MFG Day
Let NFPA help by putting you in touch with educators or by helping to promote your event. NFPA recently registered for the second year in a row to endorse Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day). This year's MFG Day is right around the corner on Friday, October 5. By engaging in this program, members can share their expertise with...

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MFG Day
NFPA recently registered for the second year in a row to endorse MFG Day. This year's MFG Day will be Friday, October 5. Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. NFPA supports events like these both through our own programs and by promoting programs that align...

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NFPA member news
In partnership with CareerEdge, Sun Hydraulics is offering internship opportunities to future and present high school graduates. The program will expose high school graduates to high-tech manufacturing skills during a paid three-month summer internship. Besides receiving on-the-job experience, the interns will also discover educational opportunities related to manufacturing. Upon completing the internship, students may be eligible to...

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Back in November, Cross Manufacturing attended the Career / Post-Secondary Expo in Hutchinson, Kansas. The organizers of the expo encouraged exhibitors to provide an interactive experience for the over 5,000 students who registered for the event. Cross Manufacturing accepted the challenge and delivered insight into the fluid power industry by allowing students to assemble a hydraulic...

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NFPA member news
    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Three major government funding initiatives for fluid power research have so far come out of the fluid power industry’s successful partnership with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). One is the hydraulic research program for off-highway vehicles at the Department of Energy. The second is...

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Participant in apprenticeships program
Preparing students for real-life work while they're still in school can be tough, but apprenticeship programs have proven effective in helping to fill this gap. One such program is the Youth Apprenticeships program through Milwaukee Public Schools, which offers statewide school-to-work opportunities. In a recent information session for industry representatives, a panel of speakers shared...

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MFG Day
Manufacturing Day 2017 is finally here! Every fall, manufacturers across America open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. Many NFPA member companies are involved in this year's MFG Day celebration, which is on October 6, and a number of them are going beyond one-day events. For example, Aggressive Hydraulics is holding its...

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MFG Day
Looking for additional ways to engage with students? If a facility tour doesn't work for your schedule, consider creating a video for this year's Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day)! Even though MFG Day is October 6th, this option allows for continued and broader promotion by creating a shareable experience. To date, over 30 videos have been...

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