Tag Archives: NFPA

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 conference...

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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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NFPA membership connections
Makino, Inc. manufactures, sells, and repairs machining centers (MCs), electrical discharge machines, numerical control (NC) milling machines, and other related industrial machinery. The company also produces manufacturing systems as well as Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems software to support its machine tools.
NFPA Member Company News
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Aventics Corporation. Laatzen, Germany-based Aventics Corporation was recently acquired by Emerson, a fluid automation technology and engineering company based in St. Louis. The acquisition is expected to...

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golf
2018 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament August 13, 2018 Glenview Park Golf Club The 10th annual NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament is coming up fast. Held at the Glenview Park Golf Club for the second year in a row, there are a number of reasons this is a can't miss event: Extend your networking efforts:...

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STEM education
Next week Wednesday, June 13 at 10am CST, Annual Conference speaker Jeremy Drury will cover the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in a special webinar. The webinar will cover some of the background of IoT, where it stands now, and where it needs to go in the remainder of 2018. Listeners will learn more about Industry...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
The May 2018 NFPA Webinar recording featuring Catherine Putney of ITR Economics is now available for all NFPA members to view in the webinar archives. Click HERE to view NFPA’s recorded webinar. The webinar will help NFPA members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities for their companies by highlighting the most important economic...

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Spencer Tiegs, the 2017 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, has been very busy since winning his scholarship! Not only is he attending the Milwaukee School of Engineering for mechanical engineering as part of the University Scholars Honors Program, he also continues to coach and mentor FIRST® Robotics high school students and is part of the...

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NFPA membership connections
Based in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, Fluid Gear Products, Inc. manufactures load adapters, custom shafts, mountings, flanges, and other custom products. The company is also a distributor of radial piston hydraulic motors, planetary gear reducers, hydraulic wheel motors, slewing bearings, hydraulic flow dividers, hydraulic rotary manifold, parallel shaft gear reducers, and worm gear reducers.
NFPA News
It’s been a solid growth year for the fluid power industry overall, and if you missed the 2018 NFPA Annual Report, it’s been a great year for the association as well. Thanks to member support, NFPA market information programs, many of which depend on member participation, continue to be a reliable source of predictive information:...

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