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Fluid Power Industry Growth Trend
The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows August 2023 total fluid power shipments increasing 22.0% month over month and 1.8% year over year. When looking at the 12/12 rates of change, shipments and orders are trending downward. The data and charts above are from NFPA’s Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) program where over 70 manufacturers of fluid power products report their monthly orders and shipments. More market information is available to NFPA members, allowing them to better understand trends and anticipate change in fluid power and the many customer markets it serves. Contact NFPA at 414-778-3344 for more info.
NFPA supports student organizations at universities with annual stipend funding to help students learn about fluid power while they work on educational and technical projects. Currently for the 2023-24 academic year, there are 19 universities from across the country participating: If you are looking to get involved with these Fluid Power Clubs, see below for…
Mark your calendars for the NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Design and Specification Midway Reviews, happening in December and January. This is a fantastic opportunity for industry members to get engaged and connect with students. The reviews are 45-minute webinar presentations with 10 minutes of Q&A from the judges. During this review, students will showcase…