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This Holiday Season, We are Thankful for YOU

This holiday season, we are thankful for each of our members. All your staff at NFPA want to thank you for all of the efforts that you have put in to help grow the fluid power industry. We couldn’t fulfill our mission without your dedication and support. Enjoy this time off with your loved ones,…

Fluid Power Forum Episode 87: Water Resistant Hydraulics Delivers Power to Speed Boats

Doug is the Application Engineering Supervisor for HAWE North America, a manufacturer of hydraulic power units, pumps, valves and cylinders. HAWE will be showcasing their water resistant hydraulics that help deliver power to speed boats at IFPE – the International Fluid Power Exposition — and we invited Doug into our forum to learn more about…

Fluid Power Hiring Activity Expected to Remain Strong

The latest results from NFPA’s State of the Fluid Power Industry survey give insight into members hiring plans and more. The graph below shows the monthly diffusion index for the question “what best describes your hiring plans over the next 3 months?”. The 3 answer options given to survey participants are: Hire Employees Keep Employment…
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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Zoe Kulphongpatana

Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded nineteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Zoe Kulphongpatana.…

Attend the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser at the 2023 NFPA Annual Conference

2023 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 14-16, 2023Ojai, CA The 2023 NFPA Annual Conference will include many of the attendee favorites from previous years, including a heavy emphasis on exclusive networking. Golf is back as well for 2023, repackaged as the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser, an event that builds upon this networking emphasis while also supporting a good…

NFPA Virtual Event – Fluids that Enhance Performance of Hydraulic Systems – Dec 1

December 1, 2022 | 8:00am– 11:15pm (Central)Virtual Delivery – Remo No need to leave your desk, just join NFPA and the MSOE Fluid Power Industry Consortium for a morning of presentations and online networking! Three presentations:  Fluids that reduce operating temperatures; Biodegradable fluids that extend system life; Results from studies of particles in various fluids…

Get to Know Our Staff – Haley Nemeth, Workforce Program Manager

Haley Nemeth Workforce Program Manager, National Fluid Power Association Haley Nemeth joins NFPA as a Workforce Program Manager. She is originally from Central Wisconsin, and an alumna of UW-Madison and Marquette University. Prior to joining NFPA, Haley worked at the Zilber Family Foundation as the organization’s Grants and Learning Associate, and completed a term of…

New! NFPA Stats Dashboard

NFPA’s Stats Dashboard is now live! This interactive tool is available to all members. The dashboard highlights data from NFPA’s variety of reports creating a summary of the state of the industry. See the latest trends in shipments, forecasts, and markets all in one location. The dashboard makes it easy to find source data by…

Going, going, GONE – Only 5% of Available IFPE 2023 Exhibit Space Remains

IFPE 2023 March 14-18, 2023 Las Vegas Convention Center – South Hall Las Vegas, Nevada Limited space is still available for IFPE 2023. NFPA members are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to add IFPE 2023 to their marketing strategies while it is still available.  To date, more than 160,000 total square feet of…

Fluid Power Forum Episode 86: Lowering Emissions in Turf Care Applications Through Hybrid-Electro Systems

Dave is a Technology Manager at Nott Company, a supplier of fluid power products and systems, industrial products and custom rubber fabrication including software and controls options to enhance performance and control of fluid power systems. Dave recently gave a presentation at one of our Quarterly Technology Conferences on lowering emission in turf care applications through…

Exploring Careers in Manufacturing and Technology Event – Macomb College

Macomb Community College, NFPA’s latest Fast Track to Fluid Power program in Warren, MI, is hosting an Explore Careers in Manufacturing and Technology event on December 1 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm to share about what career fields are available in the manufacturing and technology industries. This community event is in partnership is Auto STEAM Days, an…