Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Evan Fender

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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, Evan Fender, is attending Wright State University. We asked Evan a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning this scholarship helps me to…

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Regulatory Update: NAM Goes All Out for Tax Priorities

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 NAM is firing on all cylinders to accomplish manufacturers’ top…

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Energy Mapping Optimize Systems on Mobile Machines

This episode features Andrew Krajnik of HYDAC Technology Corporation. Listen to the Podcast Here On today’s show, our guest is Andrew Krajnik. Andrew is the System Integration Manager 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 equipment. Today, we invited…

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NFPA Michigan Workforce Engagement Group Explores Innovative Macomb Building During Insightful Meeting

NFPA Workforce Staff recently organized a Michigan Workforce Engagement Group meeting at NFPA Fast Track Hub Macomb Community College in Warren, MI. Attendees had the opportunity to: Given the considerable concentration of fluid power companies in Suburban Detroit, AutoSTEAM Days holds significant importance for career awareness in the region. In anticipation of the 2024 AutoSTEAM…

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Regulatory Update: NAM Pushes for Sensible Clean Hydrogen Regulations

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. Manufacturers are working constantly to develop energy approaches that reduce emissions…

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Meet a Robotics Challenge Scholarship Awardee – Elliot Scher

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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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Register for the Cleveland State University Career Fair

Join us for our Fluid Power Career Fair and Networking Event with Cleveland State University on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024. The event will take place from 10:00am – 2:00pm ET on campus in the Fenn Tower Building, Ballroom 303 (1983 E 24th St, Cleveland, OH 44115). Check in begins at 9:00am ET.   This is…

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Call for Proposals – Fluid Power and the Drive Towards Preventative and Predictive Maintenance

Quarterly Technology Conference March 7, 2024Virtual Delivery  The National Fluid Power Association and MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium have identified a session topic for the Quarterly Technology Conference that will be held virtually on March 7, 2024: “Fluid Power and the Drive Towards Preventative and Predictive Maintenance.” We are now seeking presentation proposals from NFPA members,…

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EHA’s Provide Increased Performance and Safety for Industrial Machines

This episode features David Geiger of MOOG, Incorporated. Listen to the Podcast Here On today’s show, our guest is Dave Geiger. Dave is an Engineering Manager at Moog, Incorporated. Moog is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Today, we invited him into our forum to learn about Moog’s electrohydraulic…

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