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March 2 FPIC seminar
The March 2 Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar drew in a record-breaking 66 fluid power academics and professionals to learn about the use of smart technologies in fluid power components and systems. The presentations covered an array of use cases, including smart sensors and transducers as well as IO-Link technology. The examples that were...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that describes an industry-wide consensus regarding the pre-competitive research and development needs associated with improving the design and function of fluid power components and systems. It is used by the NFPA and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon
    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Technology Roadmap will begin its biennial update process at the NFPA Roadmap Committee meeting taking place during the April 4 - 6 CCEFP Industry University Summit at Texas A&M. The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that describes an industry-wide consensus regarding the pre-competitive research and development...

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Industry/University Engagement Summit Audience
CCEFP Industry-University Summit April 4-6, 2017 Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Register now for the spring CCEFP Industry-University Summit at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, April 4 - 6, 2017. The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invites you to the Industry-University Summit at Texas A&M University to meet one-on-one with...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon
By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO     NFPA is participating in something called the Fluid Power Advanced Manufacturing Consortium. It’s a new collaboration between the NFPA, the CCEFP, the Association of Manufacturing Technology and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to advance fluid power manufacturing in the United States, and it’s the result of acquiring more...

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NFPA Member News
By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO   A recent NFPA Board meeting was held in Washington, DC, which gave me the opportunity to participate in several meetings at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), each focused on engaging that agency in the support of fluid power research. One particularly noteworthy meeting was with the Vehicles Technology...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon
By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO   Below is a recording and transcript outlining the Fluid Power Manufacturing Roadmap and its significance. The Roadmap is the first project of the Fluid Power Advanced Manufacturing Consortium, a collaboration that NFPA and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) are involved with to help advance fluid power manufacturing...

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Manufacturing Technology Machining
By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO NFPA first published a Technology Roadmap for the Fluid Power Industry in 2009. The purpose of this Roadmap is to provide NFPA member companies and their research partners with an industry-wide consensus regarding the research and development needs of the fluid power industry. Since its publication in 2009, and a...

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