ACE Controls Inc. recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a reception that included their distributor base as well as their employees.
Bosch Rexroth training specialist, Mike Bryan, was named Trainer of the Year by the German American Chambers of Commerce (GACC). The GACC Award recognizes outstanding German subsidiaries that demonstrate excellence in workforce training by fostering advanced skills and competence development, especially in young people. This year’s award was presented to Mike Bryan on Dec. 16, 2013, in New York City in recognition of his involvement with the company’s apprenticeship program.
UMN Students win First Prize in Dow-sponsored SISCA Competition
Congratulations to Ph.D graduate students Ke Li and Chen Zhang for winning the $10,000 first prize in the Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA)!
Ke and Chen work with Professor Zongxuan Sun on the hydraulic free piston engine project at the University of Minnesota. The hydraulic free piston engine stores energy in hydrocarbon fuel and converts it to fluid power in real time as the main power unit for on-road vehicles or off-road heavy machinery.
Following the announcement of the SISCA prize, Chen and Ke were featured in an article about the competition in USA Today entitled “SISCA asks students to innovate sustainable solutions”. Congratulations again to Chen and Ke for their success and recognition on a national level! Read More
Hydraulic Management Group, LLC announced the release of the 3rd edition of “Hydraulic Pump Failure and Aftermarket replacement potential Analysis” book, authored by P.K. Guha. The book will be available at the CONEXPO/IFPE, show or by calling 248-804-2350.
Sun Hydraulics Corporation announced a $0.09 per share cash dividend on its common stock. The dividend is payable on January 15, 2014, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2013.
Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge strives to promote original thinking in a competitive setting by combining two technology platforms that are not normally associated with…
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from HUSCO. HUSCO recently announced that Agustin “Gus” Ramirez was inducted into the Georgia Tech College of Engineering Hall of Fame late April. Ramirez received both his Bachelor’s…
Mapal is a cutting tool manufacturer. Producing PCD, CBN, and Solid Carbide tools for manufacturing. World headquarters is located in Aalen Germany with multiple facilities worldwide including two in the US at Port Huron, Mi., and Fountain Inn, Sc. Mapal is the world leader and produces more PCD tools than any other company worldwide. Having…