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Fluid Power Forum Session at PACK EXPO International

Fluid Power Forum is the podcast that features interesting and innovative applications of fluid power (hydraulics and pneumatics), and it’s coming to PACK EXPO International with the latest advanced pneumatic solutions for packaging machines. Pneumatics, a reliable and cost-effective technology for many core actuated functions on these machines, is becoming even more indispensable through its…

See Who’s Attending the September 2022 NFPA/FPIC/AEM Quarterly Conference

September 1, 2022 | 8:00am– 12:30pm (Central)Virtual Delivery Plan your networking in advanced with the list of current attendees for the September NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference. The upcoming conference will take place September 1, 2022 and will be held jointly with the Association for Equipment Manufactures. The conference focus is on increasing efficiency and reducing emissions…

Now Announcing: Workforce Engagement Groups

A critical pillar of the NFPA’s mission is to develop an educated fluid power workforce and connect students to careers in the industry. In support of this mission, we are launching four state-specific Workforce Engagement Groups – one each in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana. The purpose of these groups is to bring your company…
fluid power standardization

ISO Standards Impact Our World – U.S. Fluid Power Industry Needs You

Since 1969, NFPA has worked to foster cooperation among users and manufacturers by being involved in the development of fluid power ISO standards. NFPA holds the secretariat of ISO Technical Committee 131, fluid power systems, and is responsible for 237 published ISO standards, of which 27 projects are currently under development. One of the strengths of…

A Guide For Manufacturing Day 2022

Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants

3rd Quarter ITR Forecast Report Now Available

ITR’s Q3 U.S. Customer Markets Forecast Report is now available. This report forecasts over 30 different popular fluid power markets. Identify which phase of the business cycle a market is in and where it is headed in the future. Highlights from this report include: Oil and Gas Extraction Production is currently in phase B, accelerating…

Registration Now Open for IFPE 2023

IFPE 2022 March 14-18, 2023 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada Registration is now open for exhibitors and their customers at IFPE 2023 – the #1 place to experience the fluid power, power transmission and motion control innovations that will help you create more efficient, productive, and sustainable solutions to shape the world. The…

There’s Still Time to Register for the 2022 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference

2022 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)August 16 – 17, 2022The Westin Chicago Northwest Register | Book Your Hotel Room If you haven’t already made your plans to attend NFPA’s 2022 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC), there’s still time to register! The conference will be held at the Westin Chicago from August 16-17. The conference features an all-star…

Register Today for September’s 2022 NFPA/FPIC/AEM Quarterly Conference

September 1, 2022 | 8:00am– 12:30pm (Central)Virtual Delivery It’s time to start making your plans to attend the September NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference. The upcoming conference will take place September 1, 2022 and will be held jointly with the Association for Equipment Manufactures. The conference focus is on increasing efficiency and reducing emissions with electric-powered hydraulics…
NFPA membership connections

NFPA Welcomes New Member: Murdock Industrial

Founded in 1999, Murdock Industrial is a brand name distributor and converter. We have a strong local market and an internet presence. We reinvest our profits into growing our capabilities and offerings. We have a few target product lines including Hydraulics, Industrial Hose, Pneumatics, Conveyor Belts, Gasketing, and safety products.

Fluid Power Forum Episode 79: Pneumatic Vacuum Conveyors Deliver Just the Right Amount of Pet Food

This episode features Bill Fucich, a Senior Sales Engineer for Volkmann, a manufacturer of high-performance pneumatic vacuum conveyors. We recently saw an article in the trade press about their new line of enclosed pneumatic conveyors, used to transfer powders, pellets, and other bulk materials without risk of contamination, and we invited him into our forum…
NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference

2022 IEOC Speaker Lineup Finalized

2022 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference August 16-17, 2022 Register for IEOC  NFPA’s 2022 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference is slated to offer an enriching experience to connect with key industry players as well as learn from some of the brightest minds in economics. Learn about industry forecasts, geopolitical trends, the global marketplace and more from the…