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2020 Annual Conference

2022 Annual Conference Offers Future Leaders Opportunity to Connect

2022 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 22-24, 2022Phoenix, AZRegistration Now Open Members of the Future Leaders Network, a group that offers education and networking resources to younger fluid power professionals on leadership tracks within their companies, will be able to take part in an exclusive networking and learning event at the 2022 Annual Conference, taking place February 22-24 at…
Economic Update Webinar

November 2021 Economic Update Webinar Recording Available

The recent NFPA Economic Update Webinar featuring Jim Meil offered attendees a number of insights into the latest economic developments & future trends for the U.S. and global economy and its effects on the fluid power industry. The presentation outlined the strong recovery in 2021 and continued growth in 2022. Many fluid power indexes are…

Get More Visibility for Your Company at IFPE 2023

IFPE 2023 is slated for March 14 -18, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada and will again serve as a platform for highlighting fluid power in front of potential customers on the trade show floor, in educational sessions, and more. Exhibit Your Latest Technologies Space sales for the show are open – be sure to claim…

Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner—Dana Nestrick

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 fifteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Dana…
NFPA membership connections

NFPA Welcomes New Member: Motion & Flow Control Products

NFPA’s newest member, Motion & Flow Control Products, is a full-line motion and control distributor serving the Western United States from 40+ locations in 12 states. MFCP has engineering, fabrication, and machining capabilities and serves customers in manufacturing categories including automation, pneumatics, hydraulics, filtration, IoT, and instrumentation. MFCP has been solving hydraulic and pneumatic challenges…
2020 Annual Conference

2022 Annual Conference Deadlines Quickly Approaching

2022 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 22-24, 2022Phoenix, AZRegistration Now Open NFPA’s 2022 Annual Conference will feature valuable in-person networking, thought-provoking educational sessions, the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser and much more. With so many exclusive and unique offerings, spots at the conference and hotel are filling up quickly. Here are all the deadlines you don’t want to miss: Early…

Fluid Power Forum Explores Groundbreaking Research Regarding Incorporation of Electrification in Hydraulic Off-Road Equipment

Episode 61 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Kanok Boriboonsomsin of UC Riverside. Listen below to hear the exclusive discussion about UC Riverside’s yet-to-be-published research on the readiness of off-highway hydraulic equipment to incorporate electric power as their prime mover. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies…
Board of Directors

Educated Workforce Task Force Meets to Scale Program Reach

Earlier in October, the NFPA Board of Directors met over a series of virtual meetings to review progress on NFPA’s strategic objectives so far this fiscal year. This series of meetings included a targeted session for the Educated Workforce Task Force, a group that focuses on improving the programs that support NFPA’s objective to “increase the number…
2020 Annual Conference

2022 NFPA Annual Conference Offers New Golf Opportunity

2022 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 22-24, 2022Phoenix, AZRegistration Now Open The 2022 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 2022, repackaged as the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser, an event that builds upon this networking emphasis while also supporting a…

There’s Still Time to Register for the December NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference

December 2021 NFPA/FPIC Quarterly ConferenceDecember 2, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 11:50 AM (Central Time)Virtual DeliveryRegister Here The December 2 NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference on advanced technologies for eco-friendly fluid power systems features three can’t-miss presentations along with easy-to-access networking opportunities. The conference, which will take place online via Remo, will feature the following presentations: “Sustainability & Manufacturing…
industry trends, industry update

Latest Industry Trends Data Now Available

As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and…
Board of Directors

Promote Fluid Power Task Force Meets to Advance Industry Visibility Efforts

Earlier in October, the NFPA Board of Directors met over a series of virtual meetings to review progress on NFPA’s strategic objectives so far this fiscal year. This series of meetings included a targeted session for the Promote Fluid Power Task Force, a group that focuses on improving the programs that support NFPA’s objective to…