Regulatory Update: Pass Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Now

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As part of an effort to bring more information about the regulatory and legal environment facing American manufacturers, NFPA is monitoring the newsfeed of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and will be bringing important updates like this to the attention of NFPA members. For nearly three years, many manufacturers in the U.S. have been…

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Autonomous Functions on Off-Highway Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities for Fluid Power

This episode features Andreas Locatelli of HYDAC Technology Corporation. Listen to the Podcast Here On today’s show, our guest is Andreas Locatelli. Andreas is the Product Manager of Advanced Driver Assistive Systems at HYDAC Technology Corporation, a provider of fluid power solutions to OEMs, manufacturers, and end-users of a variety of heavy-duty mobile and industrial…

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Regulatory Update: NAM Pushes Back on Restrictive Chemical Rule

NFPA member news

As part of an effort to bring more information about the regulatory and legal environment facing American manufacturers, NFPA is monitoring the newsfeed of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and will be bringing important updates like this to the attention of NFPA members. The Environmental Protection Agency is considering an effective ban of a…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Brendan McCluskey

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 23 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power related fields of study. One of the winners, Brendan McCluskey, is attending Georgia Institute of Technology, and is a previous awardee of the Fluid Power Scholarship. Brendan provided us with an update on his fluid power education. What class(es) did you take…

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Small but Mighty: Trends in Fluid Power

This episode features Cindy Cookson, Vice President of Industrial Fluid Power Global Product Line Management at Gates Corporation. Listen to the Podcast Here On today’s show, we’re offering you a recording of a presentation given at the September 7, 2023 NFPA Quarterly Technology Conference. Our QTC’s showcase cutting-edge fluid power technologies – especially those that…

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Quarterly Technology Conference – Fluid Power and the Drive Towards Connected Systems and Machines

December 7, 2023 | 9:00am– 11:30am* (Central)Virtual Delivery Registration is now open for the December NFPA Quarterly Technology Conference. The upcoming conference will take place December 7, 2023 and will be held jointly with FPIC. The conference focus is “Fluid Power and the Drive Towards Connected Systems and Machines ” Presentations will be broadcast virtually…

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Hydraulic and Pneumatic Industry Trends with NFPA

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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Noise Reduction Products Help Improve Performance and Sustainability

This episode features Hendrik Schmuecker of STAUFF Corporation. Listen to the Podcast Here Hendrik is the Chief Key Account Officer at STAUFF Corporation. STAUFF offers pipe and hose clamps, hydraulic reservoir accessories, filtration products, diagnostic equipment, and many other products. Today, we invited Hendrik into our forum to learn about STAUFF’s clamps and the ways they…

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Meet a Robotics Challenge Scholarship Awardee – Isabel Williams

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 3 scholarships to students who applied to the Robotics Challenge Scholarship. A minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0, 1,000-word essay, letter of recommendation, and use of pneumatics in their FIRST, VEX or NRL competition robot were required from each applicant. The NFPA Foundation’s goal is to build awareness…

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