Regional Meeting
2019 Detroit Regional Meeting Tuesday, March 26, 2019 John Wayne Lewis Center of Macomb Community College Warren, Michigan Join your colleagues next Tuesday, March 26 at the NFPA 2019 Detroit Regional Meeting at the Macomb Community College John Wayne Lewis Center. In addition to the quality, casual networking these meetings are known for, you will...

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March 1 FPIC Seminar
On March 1, the Milwaukee School of Engineering hosted the latest Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar in Milwaukee. As a partner organization, a large number of NFPA members attended at no charge. The presentation content focused on recent developments in the electrification of fluid power systems, across the entire landscape, from mobile hydraulics, to...

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Bill Day of Womack
One thing that gets the NFPA workforce development staff excited is when we can connect our members to innovative students. The more NFPA members can meet with students and share their experiences and all of the opportunities that are available in the fluid power industry, the closer we get to helping solve the workforce shortage....

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2018 Annual Conference
By Katrina Schwarz and Erica Halmstad The 2019 Annual Conference offered a number of exclusive and unique networking and education opportunities beyond the general session and receptions. For participants in the Future Leaders Network, three exclusive activities were available. On the day before the general sessions began, the Future Leaders had a workshop with Peter...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of March 18, 2019 The companies that make the most of their NFPA market information benefits have a strong grasp of which reports are available to their companies. In most cases, the menu of available reports is dependent on a company's membership type, i.e. manufacturer, distributor, supplier, etc. There...

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CCEFP Webinar
The 2018-19 CCEFP Webinar Series is underway and covers a number of fluid power research projects supported by the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation Research Supplements. The next episode, taking place March 27 at 12 pm CST, will feature two projects: Understanding the Transient Nature of Wind Turbine Response to Create Advanced Controls to Improve the Efficiency...

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NFPA membership connections
Sunnen Products is a global manufacturer of complete bore finishing solutions for low, medium, and high production applications, including hydraulic valve and cylinder manufacturing and repair. Sunnen manufactures honing and skiving/roller burnishing machines, tooling, abrasives, cutters, coolants, bore gages, and part load/unload automation. Sunnen provides application development as well as field service. Sunnen has 425,000...

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Regional Meeting
2019 Detroit Regional Meeting Tuesday, March 26, 2019 John Wayne Lewis Center of Macomb Community College Warren, Michigan This year’s Detroit Regional Meeting highlights two key areas that are affecting the future of the fluid power industry: the Internet of Things and workforce development. Covering the Internet of Things will be “A Practical Approach to Innovation – Theories...

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MPTE
Ensure your customers know where to find you by securing your booth at the upcoming Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo)—a trade show, dual-track MPT Conference, and short-course technical seminars—before attendees plan who to visit at the show. The event is scheduled to take place October 15-17 at Detroit’s Cobo Center. Attendee registration is...

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2019 Annual Conference
March’s Annual Conference was the perfect way to start off another great year with NFPA. More than 247 total attendees from 129 member companies attended this year’s conference in Laguna Beach, California. While there, they had the opportunity to learn from unique speakers, brainstorm during committee meetings, network with industry peers, and have a little fun too!...

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