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fluid power standardization
Standardization development continues in the field of fluid power systems and components. TC 131 - the technical committee directly responsible for fluid power - has 224 published ISO standards to date. There are 49 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were published in the past six months: Subcommittee 3 – Cylinders ISO 8139:2018...

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NFPA member 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 Linde Hydraulics. Earlier this month, Linde Hydraulics announced the opening of its newest location in Waterford Park Rock Hill, South Carolina, the company's second location in North...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
To register, please click HERE. Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Thursday, November 1st, 10:00 am Central Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics, will help members gain critical insight into the economic risks and opportunities facing their organization during these uncertain economic conditions. This webinar will provide insights into the latest economic developments and future trends...

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MPTE
Webinar: Introducing the NEW Motion + Power Technology Expo November 6, 2018 at 12PM CT (1PM ET) Hosted by NFPA President Eric Lanke & AGMA President Matthew Croson NFPA & AGMA have joined together to create a tradeshow that connects manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and experts in the mechanical, electrical, and fluid power industries. What was...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of October 22, 2018 If you're tracking your company’s orders and shipments, then you are most likely also tracking your company’s backlog, or the total amount of outstanding orders from customers that have not yet been shipped. Backlogs are usually measured in dollars. They increase each time a new...

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Collaboration
When it comes to fluid power, not all engineering degree programs are created equal. Some programs may offer multiple courses dedicated to fluid power technology, which others may include a chapter or two about fluid power in a general engineering class. But what should "teaching fluid power" mean in a university setting? Last year at...

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fluid power standardization
Two TC 131 subcommittees and seven working groups focusing on sealing devices, hydraulic cylinders, and connectors met in Frankfurt this past week to further work on hydraulic and pneumatic standards development. Participating countries included Germany, United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Sweden, China, Portugal, and Turkey. NFPA would like to thank the VDMA for hosting the...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation recently awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here's one of the winners, Thomas Wallace. He is continuing his studies at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. We asked Thomas about winning the scholarship . . . What does winning this Fluid Power...

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NFPA member 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 Festo and Fabco-Air. Festo recently announced its acquisition of Fabco-Air, a Florida-based manufacturer of pneumatic automation components. The acquisition will help Fabco grow faster than otherwise would...

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NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting
NFPA’s 2018 Cleveland Regional Meeting is less than month away and registrations are coming in every day from professionals across the fluid power supply chain. Cleveland will be the hub of the NFPA universe on November 8, but you don’t need to be from Cleveland to attend. Schedule customer visits or connect with other business...

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