NFPA Stats Toolkit: Latest Fluid Power Trends Updated – Get It Now!

NFPA’s Stats Toolkit allows NFPA members to see the latest trends in fluid power. This web-based tool houses Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) data along with economic indicators, customer market data, and forecast data. Users can create custom, downloadable reports through 5 report types: 12/12 Rate of Change (ROC): The latest trends suggest that fluid power…

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March’s Quarterly Technology Conference – New Components and System Architecture that Increase Energy Efficiency

Registration is now open for the March NFPA Quarterly Technology Conference. The upcoming conference will take place March 2, 2023 and will be held jointly with FPIC. The conference focus is “New Components and System Architectures that Increase Energy Efficiency.” Presentations will be broadcast virtually over Remo.  Sessions will include: View the tentative schedule of events here and…

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IFPE Preview: Unique Role that Distributors Play in the Electrification of Mobile Machines – Fluid Power Forum Episode 92 Now Live 

This episode features Jim Kaas, the President of IFP Motion Solutions, Inc. IFP is a distributor of hydraulic power units and automation systems. Listen to the Podcast Here IFP is NFPA’s Gold Sponsor, the highest level of sponsorship one can have within our organization. Jim is also Chair of the NFPA Board of Directors for…

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Here’s What A $500 Action Challenge Grant Generates

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards Action Challenge Grants worth up to $500 per year to middle and high schools who incorporate fluid power education into the classroom.  For years, one educator has been leveraging the grant to teach students through the hands-on learning of the Fluid Power Action Challenge.  Fruits of their labor are pictured…

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Celebrating Mentoring Month – NFPA Members Are Making a Difference

This fall, we have lunched our updated resource center on our How It Work webpage located under the Fluid Power Action Challenge tab on the website. One of the most significant changes you will see on the How It Works pages is that the competition has been divided into two main categories: In-School and Community Competitions. Both sets of competitors have their own set of unique documents based on the designated mechanical kit designs.

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Thomas Wanke Legacy Fund Receives $30,000 in Donations to Support Fluid Power Education

This fall, we have lunched our updated resource center on our How It Work webpage located under the Fluid Power Action Challenge tab on the website. One of the most significant changes you will see on the How It Works pages is that the competition has been divided into two main categories: In-School and Community Competitions. Both sets of competitors have their own set of unique documents based on the designated mechanical kit designs.

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: KYKLO

NFPA membership connections

KYKLO is the fastest growing content and ecommerce solution in the electrical, automation and fluid & power industries. KYKLO has over 50+ leading distributors and manufacturers using its service, along with dedicated partnerships with companies such as Balluff, Festo, Mitsubishi Electric, Panasonic, Phoenix Contact, Pro-face, Schneider Electric, and Wago. It is the fastest and easiest…

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NFPA Roadmap Committee Meets; Sets Customer Drivers and Strategies for 2023 NFPA Technology Roadmap

Every other year, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) engages with stakeholders across the fluid power supply chain to refresh and re-publish its Technology Roadmap for the Fluid Power Industry. The NFPA Roadmap is a document that describes the evolving needs of companies in fluid power’s many customer markets, the degree to which fluid power…

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New! Compensation Benchmarking Reports Now Available

Created by Miller Resource Group, compensation benchmark reports are now available to NFPA members, focusing on eight important positions:  The benchmarks correspond to six metro areas, and focus on employees with 4 to 6 years experience in mid-size companies.  Benchmarks are based on broad surveys of compensation data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the…

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Slate of Nominees Selected for 2023-24 NFPA Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during NFPA’s Annual Business Meeting, which will take place February 15, 2023 at the Ojai Valley Inn, in Ojai, CA. All terms will begin July 1, 2023. Only the Official Company Representatives…

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