Episode 45 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Tim Kerrigan of MSOE’s Fluid Power Institute (FPI). Listen below to hear how the FPI is preparing its student staff members for the fluid power workforce.
This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released every other Monday. View the schedule for upcoming episodes below.
- April 26 | “Collaborative Robot Uses Hydraulic Technology to Improve Agricultural Tasks” | Stavros Vougioukas and Dennis Sadowski of UC-Davis
- May 10 | “Engineering Firm Uses Hydraulics to Enhance Sports Venues” | Danny Pickard of SCX Special Projects Ltd
- May 24 | Jim Hoenle of MFP Automation Engineering
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The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) has entered into a partnership agreement with UKI Media & Events to convene and co-locate an advanced hydraulics conference for off-highway vehicle and fluid power engineers at iVT EXPO, to be held August 21-22, 2024, in Chicago, IL. iVT EXPO is an annual exposition for the off-highway vehicle design…
There is still time to register for April’s Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Final Competitions. We need industry attendees to judge all aspects of the final competitions: the races, final presentations and vehicle design reviews. Industry attendees also participate in exclusive networking opportunities to recruit the next generation of talented engineers. Please register by March 1st.…
A new series of quarterly forecast updates from Oxford Economics is now available on the NFPA website at Global Industry Forecasts. These reports cover the global economy, as well as regional and country developments, and some detailed global industry forecasts. Oxford predicts a slow first half of 2024 with US industrial output being particularly stagnate.…