Tag Archives: MSOE

Strategic Planning
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On Friday June 1, 2018, NFPA held its quarterly Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar series at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. Having this half-day FPIC seminar at Argonne National Laboratory for the first time is significant because Argonne will be receiving funding from the Department of Energy...

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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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March 2 FPIC seminar
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) June 1, 2018 Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL A full agenda for the June 1 Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar on advanced hydraulic fluids is now available. The seminar, which will take place at Argonne National Laboratory, will feature the following presentations: Advanced Hydraulic Fluids for Enhancing System Reliability...

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Strategic Planning
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) June 1, 2018 Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Learn more about advanced hydraulic fluids at the June 1 MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar at the Argonne National Laboratory. Registration for the event is due May 17, and tours of the facility will follow the presentations and lunch. The speakers for...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
Sensors Midwest Expo October 16-17, 2018 Rosemont, Illinois To extend the reach of the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC), the seminar series that provides fluid power professionals information about the latest technology advances, NFPA and MSOE are working with the producers of Sensors Midwest Expo to produce a focused session on advanced sensors for fluid power...

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September 2017 FPIC Seminar
Learn more about the use of smart technology in fluid power at the first MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar of 2018, which takes place March 2 at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The presentations for this seminar are: Smart Sensors in Fluid Power: A Systems Solutions Approach | Roger Grace, President, Roger Grace Associates...

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September 2017 FPIC Seminar
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On September 8, 2017, I had the privilege of attending the third seminar of MSOE’s new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). These quarterly, half-day seminars provide a platform for fluid power OEMs, manufacturers, SMEs, and distributors to network, problem solve, and access cutting edge technology, and the September 8 seminar...

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In July, Oilgear-Ferris Foundation representatives presented the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a check to start an endowment fund. According to a press release, the $935,000 gift will support mechanical engineering student projects, programs, organizations, and scholarships. The endowed fund will allow MSOE to continue to fund the mechanical engineering department, which has doubled in...

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Strategic Planning
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   The next seminar of MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) will be held on June 2, 2017 at Precision Plus in Elkhorn, WI. The focus will be on the potential and actual use of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, in fluid power. A full agenda for the seminar can be...

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Strategic Planning
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) June 2, 2017 Precision Plus Swiss Turned Components Elkhorn, WI Register Here After a successful first seminar, the second FPIC half-day educational event has been scheduled for Friday, June 2, 2017, at Precision Plus Swiss Turned Components in Elkhorn, WI. The June 2 seminar will focus on Advanced and Additive Manufacturing.  A...

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