NFPA member news

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from ITT Corporation. ITT Corporation recently announced the appointment of Bartek Makowiecki to Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. In this role, he will report to…

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NFPA member news

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from Motion & Control Enterprises. Motion & Control Enterprises recently announced its acquisition of Instrument Associates, Inc., the company’s third acquisition this year. Instrument Associates was founded in…

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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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NFPA’s newest supplier member, A.W. Chesterton Company, is a leading global manufacturer of hydraulic seals, rotary seals, mechanical seals, packings and gaskets, industrial lubricants and coatings. It specializes in improving the reliability of process equipment and reducing downtime. Established as a purveyor of steamboat and engineering supplies in 1884, Chesterton has grown ​from a manufacturer…

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IFPE recently selected Marcia Klein, Treasurer at Casappa Corporation, to serve as chair for the 2023 show. Additionally, Bob Pettit, North American CEO of HAWE Hydraulik, was named co-chair. “It really is an honor to lead efforts to develop the next edition of the fluid power industry’s most important trade show, IFPE,” said Klein, according…

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NFPA’s latest manufacturer member, Vis Hydraulics, has been designing, manufacturing and marketing world class cartridge valve technology since 2009. Vis Hydraulics offers a full line of solenoid operated, directional control, pressure control, motion control, flow control and proportional control valves that cater to customer’s cartridge valve needs. Vis Hydraulics is committed to design innovation, research,…

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Elwood Corporation, a Wisconsin-based company, is the latest manufacturer to join NFPA membership. Elwood Corporation’s fluid power product line is designed for applications using HFA fluids (soluble oils, other water-based low viscosity fluids) as well as water itself. Their custom and legacy products serve industries including steel, aluminum, petro-chemical and more. With roots dating back to the…

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NFPA member news

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from Parker Hannifin. Parker Hannifin recently announced leadership changes, with three individuals taking different leadership roles within the company. The company’s Board of Directors elected Lee Banks, currently…

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As the leading technology provider for the distribution industry, new supplier member Epicor Software Corporation (formerly Activant) provides software and services to more than 4,200 wholesale distributors throughout North America and Europe. For almost 50 years, Epicor has worked hand-in-hand with customers to create industry-specific software solutions and services that help them do business better. Learn…

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Pneumax Automation LLC is part of the Pneumax Group, one of the leading international manufacturers of pneumatic components and systems for industrial and process automation and for automotive “body in white” applications. Continuous investments in R&D have allowed Pneumax to expand its product portfolio by adding a range of electric actuators and components for fluid…

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