Now Announcing: Workforce Engagement Groups

A critical pillar of the NFPA’s mission is to develop an educated fluid power workforce and connect students to careers in the industry. In support of this mission, we are launching four state-specific Workforce Engagement Groups – one each in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana. The purpose of these groups is to bring your company…

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2022 Fluid Power Professional’s Day Photo Contest Open

The 2022 Fluid Power Professional’s Day Photo Contest is officially open. This annual contest is run by the International Fluid Power Society and the deadline for submissions is June 5. Participants should post a fluid power inspired photo to Facebook and/or Instagram with the hashtag #ifpscoolpics. There will be three winners. The prize will be a free IFPS…

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IFPS Publishes Employer Resource for Certifications

Since 1960, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has provided an objective, third-party assessment of skill levels and knowledge for thousands of fluid power professionals, making it the industry standard for the fluid power and motion control industries. Having a certified workforce can: Help increase your company’s credibility Ensure your employees are all fully trained…

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Recruit Students at Purdue’s 2022 Maha Fluid Power Conference

On May 17-19, Purdue University’s Maha Fluid Power Research Center is hosting its 2022 Maha Fluid Power Conference. The goal of the conference is to network, exchange ideas, and present the recent research trends in fluid power and related applications. The conference program includes technical presentations, keynote lectures, and a half day optional hands-on workshop. The conference…

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Last Chance: Nominations to Fluid Power Hall of Fame Due April 15

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is accepting nominations for this year’s Fluid Power Hall of Fame in recognition of individuals – innovators, researchers, application engineers, educators, as well as sales and service personnel – who have made significant, lifetime contributions to the fluid power industry. Nominations for 2022 will be accepted until April 15,…

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Register Now for the 2022 NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

With the support of NFPA Pascal Society donors, this year’s NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge program expanded to two separate competitions, ensuring that more students and universities can participate and more NFPA Foundation donors can connect with these students. Now is the time for those interested to register to attend one or both events.* Danfoss Power Solutions will…

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Nominations to Fluid Power Hall of Fame Due April 15

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is accepting nominations for this year’s Fluid Power Hall of Fame in recognition of individuals – innovators, researchers, application engineers, educators, as well as sales and service personnel – who have made significant, lifetime contributions to the fluid power industry. Nominations for 2022 will be accepted until April 15,…

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NFPA Members Invited to Connect with University Students Through Fluid Power Clubs

NFPA has been renewing applications and signing up new schools to support Fluid Power Clubs on university campuses. The goal of this initiative is to get younger students introduced to and interested in fluid power, support club activities, and connect students to industry professionals to learn about careers in fluid power. So far, these universities have active…

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Vehicle Challenge Competition Dates Announced

Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The 2022 NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge program expanded again this year. Two separate competitive events will be…

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