Episode 56 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Doug Webster of Exotic Automation and Supply. Listen below to learn about the many (and sometimes surprising) benefits of hydraulic safety valves. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New…

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As part of our efforts to better connect talented students to the fluid power industry, we are now offering up to $5,000 to help support NFPA member company fluid power internship/co-op programs. NFPA members that apply for support will receive information on quality candidates for their open positions. The information is collected by NFPA staff in…

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Fluid Power Machinery

Looking for the latest data on our industry? NFPA’s new report, the U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief, is available for free download by members and non-members. The Brief replaced NFPA’s Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry and will adopt a cadence of release every other year. The Brief is a tool that members…

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Part of NFPA’s mission is to provide opportunities and resources for its members to promote the unique strengths and inherent advantages offered by modern fluid power technology. To this end, a new education program strategy targeting trade shows in key customer markets is set to add to our existing menu of programs and help further…

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

The 2021-2022 NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is launching soon! We are expanding this program to include students from up to 21 geographically diverse universities, which will increase your company’s connection to the talent pool emerging from schools across the country. University teams are confirming their participation, and companies are already starting to claim their spots as judges,…

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2020 Annual Conference

2022 NFPA Annual Conference February 23-25, 2022 Arizona Biltmore Phoenix, AZ The 2022 NFPA Annual Conference is quickly approaching. Consistently one of the best industry networking events of the year, this conference attracts attendees from across the fluid power supply chain. The 2022 conference will take place February 23-25, 2022 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.…

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Episode 55 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Heidi Kent of Ashby Public School in Minnesota. Listen below to hear about the process for competing in an NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge and learn how companies in the industry can participate. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people,…

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Fluid Power Machinery

A new report, the U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded by members and non-members from the following website: https://www.nfpa.com/home/industry-stats/Industry-Brief.htm The Brief will be replacing NFPA’s Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry and will adopt a cadence of release every other year.…

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The 2021 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference marked NFPA’s successful return to in-person events. The conference, which was well attended by both members and non-members, showcased presentations from some of the fluid power industry’s top experts as well as provided an opportunity for fluid power professionals to reconnect after months away from the traditional conference…

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NFPA News

A new publication, the 2021 NFPA Technology Roadmap: Improving the Design, Manufacture and Function of Fluid Power Components and Systems, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded after a brief registration process from the following website: https://www.nfpa.com/home/industry-stats/NFPA-Technology-Roadmap.htm   The purpose of the Roadmap is to provide NFPA member companies…

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