March NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference Recordings Now Available

Presented through a combined effort of NFPA, the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering and the Association of Manufacturing Technology (AMT), the hybrid March NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference provided an engaging program to the conference’s growing audience. The event featured three industry speakers who used their knowledge and expertise to discuss advanced technologies for eco-friendly fluid power systems. The event was hosted via Remo, a virtual conference room simulator that allows for personal networking opportunities, as well as in person in Troy, MI. The program included the following presentations:

  • “Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) for Improving Materials Performance, Light Weighting and Increased Power Density in the Fluid Power Industry“ | Jeff Grabowski; Manager of Business Development – QuesTek Innovations, LLC.
  • “Manufacturing Automation: When and How to Introduce Automation into Your Shop” | John Tuohy; National Accounts Manager-Machine Tool, Authorized Systems Integrator Network – FANUC America
  • “Increasing Production Speeds While Maintaining Quality” | Chris Davala; Principal Engineer – Okuma America Corp.

Video recordings from the virtual event are now available to view.

Be sure to mark your calendar – the NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conferences will continue during the following dates:

  • June 2, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN – Advanced Pneumatic Solutions for Packaging Machines
  • September 1, 2022 | Location & Topic TBD
  • December 1, 2022 | Location & Topic TBD


Note: 
An NFPA “Members Only” username and password are needed to view the event recordings.  Members who do not have a username and password can request one at the following web page: http://web.nfpa.com/account/register.aspx?ReturnUrl=

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