Tag Archives: manufacturing

NFPA News
[Updated 9:00 AM CT on April 1, 2020] A collection of the latest resources from NFPA and other organizations to help NFPA members understand the effects of and make informed decisions about COVID-19.   NFPA Member Response As part of our efforts to provide members with useful information about the implications of COVID-19, NFPA conducted...

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Since 2018, NFPA has been a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s program called Heroes MAKE America (HMA), which offers industry training designed to help our nation’s service members transition into manufacturing careers. One of NFPA’s key objectives is to increase the number of people educated in fluid power and connect them to careers in the fluid...

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Collaboration
As a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes Make America (HMA) program, the National Fluid Power Association and its members are invited to the Annual Heroes MAKE America Celebration of Veterans luncheon on Tuesday, November 12 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The Celebration of Veterans will recognize the service of our nation's military families and...

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QCC internship program
Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power/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.  A few weeks ago, I presented on NFPA's Fast Track to Fluid Power/FAMTEN at the Des Plaines Valley Region (DVR) Education for Employment district...

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Manufacturing Day
Manufacturing day is finally here! Every fall, manufacturers across the United States open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. Again this year, because of its alignment with our workforce development objectives, NFPA will support events related to MFG Day through our own programs and encouraging member companies to take part in...

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Collaboration
As a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes Make America (HMA) program, the National Fluid Power Association and its members are invited to the free Fort Bragg Mil-Comm Meet-Up on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Event Details: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm The TapHouse at Huske Hardware 411 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301...

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Heroes MAKE America in Fort Hood
As a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes Make America (HMA) program, the National Fluid Power Association and its members are invited to the upcoming HMA Networking Event. Event Details: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (lunch will be provided) Washburn Institute of Technology 5724 Huntoon Street Topeka, KS Heroes MAKE America is...

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Heroes MAKE America in Fort Hood
As a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes Make America (HMA) program, the National Fluid Power Association and its members are invited to the HMA Fort Riley Networking Event on February 6, 2019. Heroes MAKE America is a 10-week career skills training program that arms transitioning service members with the industry-specific skills and certifications necessary to...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO A few weeks ago I went to Chicago for the Council of Manufacturing Associations’ (CMA) summer leadership conference. As a CMA Board Director, these meetings give me the opportunity to connect with other association presidents and CEOs in the manufacturing industry, which can, and has, opened doors for NFPA...

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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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