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Education Roadmap road to horizon
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The latest CEO video is a re-recording of the presentation I gave at the 2017 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference Technology Roadmap Forum lunch session, which covered the content of 2017 NFPA Technology Roadmap updates. The NFPA Technology Roadmap was created to provide an industry-wide consensus on the pre-competitive research...

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NFPA member news
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   A new publication, the 2017 NFPA Technology Roadmap: Improving the Design and Function of Fluid Power Components and Systems, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded after a brief registration process from the following website: http://www.nfpa.com/fluidpower/fluidpowertechnologyroadmaps.aspx The purpose of the Roadmap is to...

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MSOE FPIC
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) September 8, 2017 InterContinental Hotel Milwaukee, WI Register Here Learn more about energy efficient hydraulic fluids at MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC), September 8, 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A full agenda for the seminar is available here. All NFPA members are able to attend free, but members...

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Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC)
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   The next seminar of MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) will be held on September 8, 2017, at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The focus will be on energy efficient hydraulic fluids. A full agenda for the seminar can be accessed here. Through its quarterly series of half-day...

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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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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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NFPA Member news
Initiative Will Help Support NFPA’s Roadmapping Efforts     by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) has announced the formation of a new Fluid Power Industry Consortium (FPIC). MSOE, with its Fluid Power Institute, is a recognized leader in fluid power education, motion control, research, and evaluation. It has established FPIC...

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CCEFP Research Homepage
  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO One of the most common questions I get about the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) is how do they pick which research projects to fund. It’s a question I love answering, because it’s a welcome surprise for many to learn that it is the fluid power...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon
By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO   A new publication, the 2015 NFPA Technology Roadmap: Improving the Design and Function of Fluid Power Components and Systems, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded after a brief registration process from the following website: http://www.nfpa.com/aboutnfpa/technology-roadmap_2015.aspx  The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that...

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