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2016 Annual Conference
Click here to view the 2016 Annual Conference attendee list. Over 150 attendees and 60+ guests representing 96 fluid power industry companies are registered for the 2016 Annual Conference March 9-11 at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas.  What will they come away with that you don’t want to miss? Information on...

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Milwaukee Regional Meeting
NFPA will be on the road again this spring hosting regional meetings in both the Detroit and Minneapolis areas. As always, NFPA Regional Meetings are free and open to members and non-members alike. First up is the Detroit Regional Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, 2016.  We will again use the facilities at Macomb Community College in...

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NFPA Member Company News
The final NFPA Regional Meeting for 2015 took place December 8 at the Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois. About 40 professionals from across the fluid power supply chain attended. They networked over coffee and lunch, shared business updates, and listened to economist Sam Kahan's overview of the economic outlook. While a...

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Mark your calendars for the 2016 Annual Conference
NFPA is again offering our Suite Deal Contest for the NFPA 2016 Annual Conference. The winners of the contest will have their hotel room for the conference upgraded to a Junior Suite at no extra charge. In order to have your name put in a drawing for one of two Junior Suite upgrades, be sure to not only book...

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Whenever we start to plan for a conference, invariably someone asks, “What’s the theme going to be?” Our answer for the 2016 NFPA Annual Conference is…we're going without a theme, and we’re ok with that. Because, despite best intentions, conference themes almost always seem about as fresh and genuine as the cheese on your gas...

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Milwaukee Regional Meeting
Tuesday, December 8 Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College in Palatine, IL 11:30am - 2:30pm FREE to NFPA members and nonmembers Scheduled for Tuesday, December 8 from 11:30am until 2:30pm, the 2015 Chicago Regional Meeting will convene at the Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College in Palatine–conveniently located just west of Il-Hwy 53 on Algonquin Road. This meeting...

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Mark your calendars for the 2016 Annual Conference
Scheduled for March 9-11, 2016, the NFPA 2016 Annual Conference will be an outstanding event.  This year’s program is stronger than ever with presenters ready to show you how to handle imminent changes in your workforce, your markets, your manufacturing process and how the political landscape may affect it all.  Plus, there will be a...

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Milwaukee Regional Meeting
The 2015 Chicago Regional Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 8 from 11:30am until 2:30pm at the Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College in Palatine. This meeting will feature plenty of casual networking time, lunch and a presentation covering the economy and factors affecting your markets from one of our favorite economists–Sam Kahan. Sam’s first presentations date back...

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Mark your calendars for the 2016 Annual Conference
It’s not too early to book your hotel reservation for the 2016 Annual Conference.  Scheduled for March 9-11 at the beautifully upgraded LaCantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, the NFPA 2016 Annual Conference planning is almost complete.  Although conference registration will not be open for a few weeks, the LaCantera Resort is ready to...

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FPIRC Poster Show
The Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference, FPIRC, held October 14 – 16 in Chicago, had a record number of international attendees from industry, research faculty, students and the media.   The event featured technical breakout sessions on advanced fluid power research, a keynote talk on organized innovation, tours of local engineering and national laboratories and...

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