Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Richard Misner

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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, Richard Misner, is attending NFPA’s Fast Track Hub Macomb Community College. We asked Richard a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning the…

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IFPS Accepting Nominations for the 2024 Hall of Fame

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. IFPS is accepting nominations for the Fluid Power Hall of Fame until April 15th, 2024. The Fluid Power industry’s success…

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NAM Regulatory Update: Table Saw Standard Would Cost Manufacturers

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. If implemented, a safety standard proposed by the Consumer Product Safety…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Sonnet Xu

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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, Sonnet Xu, is attending Stanford University. We asked Sonnet a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning the Fluid Power Scholarship allows me…

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Voice of the Customer Presentation Added to Quarterly Technology Conference

March 7, 2024 | 9:00am– 11:30am* (Central)Virtual Delivery Registration is now open for the March NFPA Quarterly Technology Conference. The upcoming conference will take place March 7, 2024 and will be held jointly with FPIC. The conference focus is “Fluid Power and the Drive Towards Preventative and Predictive Maintenance” Presentations will be broadcast virtually over…

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Fast Track to Fluid Power Is Creating New Fluid Power Technicians

This episode features Don Hutchinson of Macomb Community College. Listen to the Podcast Here Don is the Dean of Engineering and Advanced Technology at Macomb Community College. Macomb Community College is the newest Hub in NFPA’s Fast Track to Fluid Power program, so we invited Don into our forum to learn more about what that means…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Connor Stonerock

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, Connor Stonerock, is attending Ohio University. We asked Connor a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning the Fluid Power Scholarship means a lot…

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Strengthening Workforce Development Initiatives Through High School Robotics 

Are you interested in robotics and workforce development? We are seeking industry volunteers for NFPA’s Robotics Challenge program. This program helps build awareness of fluid power benefits and careers among high school students.  The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation offers one merit-based Robotics Challenge Scholarship that awards $30,000 ($7,500 per year for four years) to…

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