Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Kaedyn Peterson-Rucker

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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, Kaedyn Peterson-Rucker, is attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We asked Kaedyn 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 – Evan Fender

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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, Evan Fender, is attending Wright State University. We asked Evan a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning this scholarship helps me to…

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NFPA Michigan Workforce Engagement Group Explores Innovative Macomb Building During Insightful Meeting

NFPA Workforce Staff recently organized a Michigan Workforce Engagement Group meeting at NFPA Fast Track Hub Macomb Community College in Warren, MI. Attendees had the opportunity to: Given the considerable concentration of fluid power companies in Suburban Detroit, AutoSTEAM Days holds significant importance for career awareness in the region. In anticipation of the 2024 AutoSTEAM…

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Meet a Robotics Challenge Scholarship Awardee – Elliot Scher

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 3 scholarships to students who applied to the Robotics Challenge Scholarship. A minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0, 1,000-word essay, letter of recommendation, and use of pneumatics in their FIRST, VEX or NRL competition robot were required from each applicant. The NFPA Foundation’s goal is to build awareness…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: RW Screw, LLC

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RW Screw is a precision machine shop with capabilities to manufacture a variety of parts to customer specifications. We have equipment in for part sizes .030″ in diameter to 3″ in diameter. We have a variety of bar machines including Cam and CNC multiple spindles, cam and CNC single spindles, Swiss and Rotary Transfer machines. To complement…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – April Polston

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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, April Polston, is attending NFPA Power Partner Murray State University. We asked April a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Why did you choose…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Matthew Brooks

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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, Matthew Brooks, is attending Tarleton State University. We asked Matthew a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning this Fluid Power Scholarship has…

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Engage with NFPA’S Power Partner Faculty

University Workforce Engagement Group MeetingJanuary 8, 2024 | Virtual Delivery 10:00- 11:00am CT With the Power Partner Program growing quickly and the increasing demand for collaboration amongst industry and university faculty, we decided it would be beneficial to form a University Workforce Engagement Group (WEG) so that NFPA can provide more effective connections between our…

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Empower Your Career: IFPS Webinar Recap and Holiday Giveaway

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. Having a certified workforce can:  On Thursday November 9th, IFPS conducted a webinar exclusively for NFPA members about their…

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