This episode features Antigone Sharris, the Chair and Full Time Faculty in the Engineering Technology Department of Triton College in River Grove, Illinois. Triton College is a Hub School is NFPA’s Fast Track to Fluid Power program, a workforce development initiative designed to create stronger connections between technical colleges, industry partners, and local teachers by engaging multiple education levels in the communities across the country.
This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released every other Monday.
May 9 | Innovative Hydraulic Applications in Aerospace |Tim Olthoff of Parker Hannifin
May 23 | Fluid Power’s Unique Advantages Continue to Support Electric Truck Functions |Bob Grinstead and DJ O’Konek of Zeus Electric Chassis and Nott Company
June 6 | Smart Pneumatics Aid in Energy Consumption Reduction for Packaging Processes | Sandro Quintero of Festo
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