Wisconsin Workforce Engagement Group and MSOE Fluid Power Club Connection Event

Workforce Engagement GroupJanuary 27, 2023, 11AM -12PM CSTOjai, CA The Workforce Engagement Group meeting is interactive and designed to create recruitment opportunities and youth outreach activities designed to connect members with middle schools, high schools, technical colleges and universities involved with NFPA programs. The MSOE Fluid Power Club event is one example.   These in-person events…

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Dates Announced

Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge 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 2023 NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge program expanded again this year with a new race focusing on regenerative braking capabilities. With two…

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Fluid Power Connects in Action at Iowa State University

The goal of the Workforce Team here at NFPA is to provide educational resources and opportunities within the field of fluid power to all. Through our Fluid Power Connects Program, we are working to widen the gender and racial diversity of the students being drawn into our programs. Ultimately, our goal is to connect underrepresented populations…

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Murray State University is Officially an NFPA Power Partner

NFPA’s Power Partner Program showcases universities that provide a high level of fluid power education as well as those who participate in each of our Fluid Power Programs. Our Power Partner universities prepare their students to graduate with the necessary skills and experience ready to join the fluid power industry. To officially welcome Murray State…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Custom Hydraulics and Design

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CHD is a distributor of fluid power and fluid conveyance products based in the Carolinas. Offering distributor value added services to OEM and End Use customers across a diverse range of industries. Fluid Power capabilities include Design, Build, Test and Installation of systems. Fluid Conveyance capabilities include hose assembly production using modern equipment, light cnc…

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NFPA Welcomes New International Member: Veljan Hydrair Private Limited

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Veljan, established in 1965, has ISO-9001 certified manufacturing plants in India and offers hydraulic vane/piston pumps, vane motors, cylinders, accumulators, valves (directional, pressure and flow control, check), power units and pneumatic cylinders, rotary actuators, FRLs, valves (directional, flow, check, quick exhaust, shuttle), mufflers, bench presses and control systems.

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: AKG of America, Inc.

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AKG is a global supplier of high-performance radiators, charge air coolers and oil coolers. AKG supplies individual coolers along with complete assemblies including fans, shrouds, valves and other components from its 11 business units in Germany, France, Latvia, Turkey, India, USA, Brazil and China. The company has longstanding and successful partnerships in 24 industry segments,…

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NFPA Welcomes New Manufacturer Member: Curtiss-Wright

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Curtiss-Wright Sprague manufactures air-driven high pressure pumps, gas boosters, and power units used in hydrostatic testing of hydraulic and pneumatic valves, pumps, pressure vessels, piping and components.  the pumps reach pressures of 36,500 psi (2517 bar) and are also used in clamping, work holding, bolt tensioning and metal working.  Boosters, 13, 500 psi (931 bar),…

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You’re Invited: Engage with Prospective and Graduate Engineers at Purdue University

Last semester, NFPA sponsored two unique types of events at Purdue University. The first was a two session dinner series designed for admitted Black students and their families to connect with current students, alumni, and faculty from Purdue Polytechnic Institute, and envision themselves as Polytechnic students. Purdue shared with the families the next steps to…

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