Member News: Gus Ramirez, Founder and Chairman of HUSCO, inducted into Georgia Tech Hall of Fame

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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 HUSCO. HUSCO recently announced that Agustin “Gus” Ramirez was inducted into the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Hall of Fame late April. Ramirez received both his Bachelor’s…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Mapal Inc.

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Mapal is a cutting tool manufacturer. Producing PCD, CBN, and Solid Carbide tools for manufacturing. World headquarters is located in Aalen Germany with multiple facilities worldwide including two in the US at Port Huron, Mi., and Fountain Inn, Sc. Mapal is the world leader and produces more PCD tools than any other company worldwide. Having…

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NFPA Shipments and Orders Hit All-Time High

In the most recent edition of NFPA’s Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS), members collectively reported the highest value of shipments and orders in the history of the program. Seasonally, March is the strongest month of the year which plays a part in the high numbers. However, despite lingering supply chain problems, fluid power shipments and orders…

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Iowa State University, Cleveland State University Overall Champions of 2022 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Events

Iowa State University and Cleveland State University took Overall Champion in the 2022 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge events hosted by Danfoss Power Solutions and Norgren. This year’s program held two separate Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge competitions in an effort to reach more students and industry members. The events took place April 20-22 and April 27-29,…

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Engage Your Customers in the IFPE 2023 Trip Giveaway Program

March 14-18, 2023 Las Vegas, Nevada As many of you know, the 2023 IFPE Exhibitor registration is now open. This year, two special contestants will be rewarded with an IFPE ticket, an official show backpack and $500 towards the trip. Entries for this sweepstake started on May 2, 2022, and will be accepted until 11:59 p.m.…

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NFPA Executive Leadership Program Set to Provide Tools for Success

A few seats remain in the 2022/24 cohort of the NFPA Executive Leadership Program Registration is open for the 2022/24 cohort of the NFPA Executive Leadership Program, presented in collaboration with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and program cadence and session topics are now available. “I use the majority of the learned topics…

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Advanced Pneumatic Solutions for Packaging and Processing Technology – Virtual Event

NFPA Chicago Regional Meeting discussion about workforce development and hiring

June 2nd, 2022 | 8:00am– 12:00pm (Central)Virtual Delivery There is still time to register for the June NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference. The upcoming conference will take place June 2nd, 2022, in NFPA’s online networking platform and will be held jointly with the Association for Packaging and Processing Technology. The conference focus is “Advanced Pneumatic Solutions for…

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Latest Industry Trends Data Now Available

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As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and…

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Episode 73: Innovative Hydraulic Applications in Aerospace

This episode features Tim Olthoff, the Chief Engineer for Parker Hannifin Aerospace in their Hydraulic Systems Division. We invited Tim into our forum to learn about some innovative applications of hydraulics in the aerospace market.  Listen to Podcast Here This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward.…

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Exhibitor Registration Now Open for the 2023 IFPE

March 14-18, 2023 | Las Vegas, Nevada IFPE Exhibitor registration is now open! If you are planning on attending this conference, we recommend registering as soon as possible in order to reserve your spot. One innovative improvement to look forward to is the new portal that will make your experience easier by having everything accessible…

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