Episode 6 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Mark Bokorney of Sun Hydraulics who, as the chair of NFPA’s Roadmap Committee, led the committee’s 2019 update to the Technology Roadmap for the U.S. Fluid Power Industry – a document that lays out a pre-competitive R&D agenda for fluid power technology to better meet the needs of its customers and to expand into new customer markets.
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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. The current schedule goes into November:
- October 28 | Robotics in Industrial Applications | Donna Ritson of DDR Communications
- November 11 | IoT Readiness in Industrial Markets | Alex West of IHS Markit
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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.…