NFPA Welcomes New Member: World Wide Metric

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World Wide Metric is a premier distributor of fluid power solutions. Specializing in a comprehensive range of hydraulic components including fittings from CAST S.p.A. and Metric and Inch standard hydraulic tubes in carbon and stainless steel. Our offerings encompass essential components crucial for fluid power systems. Emphasizing quality and reliability, we ensure that our products meet the highest industry…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Southern Fluidpower, Inc.

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Founded in 1961 SFP has grown to new heights in the industrial automation, fluid connector, fluid power, and IoT realms. With multiple locations across Tennessee and Georgia, we are your local source for sales, design, and service from a single component to a turnkey solution. Offering in-house assembly, component kitting, custom hydraulic systems and training,…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Fluitek Corporation

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Fluitek is a manufacturer and distributor of filter elements for a wide array of industries specializing in hard to find or out of production filters. FluiTek Corporation1100 Chocolate DriveCookville, TN  38501931-528-6518www.fluitek.com OCR:  Kelley McCarter, VP Saleskmccarter@fluitek.com931-528-6518

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NFPA Surveys as Leading Indicators 

Looking for a strong leading indicator to help plan forward over the next couple quarters? Look no farther than the NFPA State of Fluid Power Industry Survey (SOFP).  SOFP is easy to participate in each month; more importantly, the results are powerful. Just answer a few quick opinion-based questions via an online survey. The SOFP…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Bentley Soukhaphaly

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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, Bentley Soukhaphaly, is attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We asked Bentley a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning the Fluid Power Scholarship…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Albert Ly

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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, Albert Ly, is attending Illinois Institute of Technology, and is a previous awardee of the Fluid Power Scholarship. Albert provided us with an update on his fluid power education. What class(es) did you take…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Firestone Airide

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Firestone Airide, a division of Firestone Industrial Products headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, drives innovative technology designed to eliminate vibration in global transportation. Firestone has over 80 years of experience designing and manufacturing air springs and related products to eliminate vibration across the automotive, heavy-duty, and off-highway segments and will collaboratively integrate tire and air spring sensing technologies to create…

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Upcoming Events of 2024!

Trying to plan ahead for future travel? Use this article to lock-in these events into your calendar!   Illinois Workforce Engagement Group Meeting May 3, 2024 Virtual Delivery Economic Update Webinar May 9, 2024 Virtual Delivery June Quarterly Technology Conference June 6, 2024 Virtual Delivery 2024 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference August 13-14, 2024 Itasca,…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Ethan Smoes

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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, Ethan Smoes, is attending LeTourneau University. We asked Ethan a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning this scholarship means a lot to…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – James Oosterhouse

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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, James Oosterhouse, is attending the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. We asked James a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? This scholarship…

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