Applications for Fluid Power Club Program – Now Open!

This fall, we have lunched our updated resource center on our How It Work webpage located under the Fluid Power Action Challenge tab on the website. One of the most significant changes you will see on the How It Works pages is that the competition has been divided into two main categories: In-School and Community Competitions. Both sets of competitors have their own set of unique documents based on the designated mechanical kit designs.

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Manufacturing Day: NFPA’s Speaker Bureau

Each year companies across America open their doors or visit classrooms to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. NFPA supports events like these both through our own programs and by encouraging members to take advantage of opportunities like MFG Day to inspire the next generation of skilled workers.

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Find a Fluid Power Action Challenge Event Near You

If you are an industry member or educator interested in participating in a Fluid Power Action Challenge Competition, consider using NFPA’s Find a Challenge webpage. Users can use the Find a Challenge webpage to find Fluid Power Action Challenge events in their community by filtering events by state, date, or organization name.

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A Guide For Manufacturing Day 2022

Manufacturing Day is officially the first Friday of October, this year it is on Friday, October 7th, but many companies celebrate Manufacturing Day all month long. Manufacturing Day was started ten years ago to address common misconceptions about working in the manufacturing industr

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National Robotics League Seeks Pneumatics Help

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The National Robotics League (NRL) is looking for technical assistance to revise the Pneumatics Systems section of their Technical Regulations and Safety Checklist. NRL is hoping to revise these regulations this summer so they are ready for the next school year. NRL prohibits the use of projectiles, so the robots, called “bots”, face off in…

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Catching Up With Robotics Scholarship Winners

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Programs like the Robotics Challenge Scholarship are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  The 2022 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship applications are in, and industry judges have begun their initial reviews. The FIRST, NRL, and VEX Robotics Programs all returned to in-person competitions this…

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NFPA Awards Nineteen Fluid Power Scholarships

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Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships 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 Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to nineteen students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. A minimum GPA…

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