Fluid Power Forum Episode 83: IFPE Preview: Electrification of Hydraulic Solutions Using an ePTO

Chris is a Business Development Manager of Electrification for Parker Hannifin, a diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. Parker Hannifin will be exhibiting several hydraulic-electric hybrid systems for implement control in mobile applications at IFPE – the International…

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Registration Open for Fall Regional Meeting

This fall, NFPA’s schedule of Regional Meetings again includes Cleveland, scheduled for Thursday, November 3. This year it will be held at Merwin’s Wharf in downtown Cleveland. NFPA Regional Meetings offer a chance to meet with other area fluid power professionals over dinner.  NFPA members and non-members alike are welcome to attend and as with all other…

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Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates Report Updated

Regional Demand Estimates Report

The U.S. Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates Report has recently been updated with 2021 estimates and is now available for download. This Excel-based report is prepared for NFPA by Oxford Economics and profiles the geographic distribution of fluid power products to end-use industries by state, including fluid power sales dollars, fluid power sales percentage, and number of…

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Invitation to Serve on the 2023 NFPA Roadmap Committee

By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO NFPA is calling on all members to help populate the roster of the 2023 NFPA Roadmap Committee. We specifically need professionals from across the fluid power supply chain – including from our primary customer markets – to serve on next year’s committee and help us produce the 2023 NFPA Technology…

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Applications for Fluid Power Club Program – Now Open!

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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New! NFPA Stats Dashboard Launched

NFPA’s Stats Dashboard is now live! This interactive tool is available to all members. The dashboard highlights data from NFPA’s variety of reports creating a summary of the state of the industry. See the latest trends in shipments, forecasts, and markets all in one location. The dashboard makes it easy to find source data by…

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NFPA Executive Leadership Program Kicks Off Second Cohort – Spots Still Open

The NFPA Executive Leadership Program is an in-depth and interactive program that combines in-person and virtual learning sessions over two full years to help emerging leaders in the fluid power industry develop their network and advance their management and leadership skills through tailored content. Its sessions are presented in collaboration with the Kellogg School of…

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Fluid Power Forum Episode 82: IFPE Preview: Independent Electrohydraulic System Increases Efficiency and Reliability in Aerospace and Military Applications

Tom is a Design Engineer for Project Phoenix, a manufacturing company formed in 2014 as a research and development skunkworks project of Empire Southwest, one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in the world. Project Phoenix now holds dozens of granted domestic and international patents on its new Independent Electrohydraulic System technology. After eight years of…

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Latest Industry Trends Data Now Available

The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Plan Your Next Move NFPA’s industry reports, outlook surveys, forecasts, and data sources allow our members to understand trends and anticipate change with a variety of trend graphs and data analysis for fluid power products, customer markets, and economic…

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