Manufacturing Day

MFG Day (Manufacturing Day) is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of skilled workers and is an initiative of The Manufacturing Institute, a workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers. Each fall, manufacturers across America open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. NFPA…

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The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) recently announced that nine new industry leaders have been inducted to the 2021 Fluid Power Hall of Fame. The 2021 inductees include: Peter Achten Timothy Bailey Harley Bergen – Posthumous Jim Brizzolara George Doig Richard Fontecchio – Posthumous Craig M. Fox Medhat Khalil Noah Manring The award was created…

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Conrad Adams was recently announced as the first winner of the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) Geared Up Grad Sweepstakes, a program that awards one post-secondary student with the chance to connect with industry professionals, a one-year IFPS membership and a copy of Fluid Power Reference Handbook. Conrad majors in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University…

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This academic year, NFPA supported 13 Fluid Power Clubs on university campuses across the country. The goal of this initiative is to get underclassmen introduced to and interested in fluid power, and connect students to industry professionals to learn about careers in fluid power. NFPA funds each club with up to $2,000 stipends to support…

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Michigan Technological University and Cleveland State University took Overall Champion in the 2021 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge events hosted by Norgren and Danfoss Power Solutions. This year’s program expanded to support two separate Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge competitions in an effort to reach more students and industry members. The events took place virtually April 7-9…

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Fluid Power Machinery

International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is accepting nominations for this year’s Fluid Power Hall of Fame. Last year, IFPS reviewed applications and inducted five industry leaders 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.…

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge logo

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. With the support of NFPA Pascal Society donors, this year’s NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge program expanded to…

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Programs like the Power Partner University Program and Fluid Power Clubs 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. Purdue University has been a loyal education partner and member of the fluid power community…

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The 2021 Fluid Power Professional’s Day Photo Contest is officially open. This annual contest is run by the International Fluid Power Society and Fluid Power Journal, and the deadline for submissions is March 31. There will be a one week voting period for People’s Choice Winner after March 31, and there will be three winners for each category. This year’s categories include…

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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 NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Design and Specification Midway Reviews are set to take place in December and January and offer…

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