Regional Meeting
2019 Minneapolis Regional Meeting Thursday, April 25, 2019 Hennepin Technical College  Brooklyn Park, Minnesota Join your fluid power colleagues next Thursday, April 25 for the Minneapolis Regional Meeting at Hennepin Technical College. The meeting will include valuable networking and business updates over lunch followed by a presentation from John Stenz and Karen Friary of Force America. John and Karen...

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MPTE
2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan Registration is now open for the Motion + Power Technology Expo, October 15-17. Be on the forefront of information and deliver a full range of pneumatic and hydraulic fluid power industry knowledge to attendees by taking part in the show. Over three action-packed...

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The Vehicle Challenge has had another successful run — this year in Littleton, Colorado, hosted by Bimba, a part of IMI Precision Engineering, on April 11 and 12. Fifteen university teams from around the United States participated. And a huge snowstorm couldn't stop any of them from getting to Colorado to compete. The Vehicle Challenge...

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IFPE 2020
Registration is now open for the IFPE 2020 Exhibitor Meeting, taking place August 20-21, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois. Attendees will help improve their ROI at the show by learning from industry experts about booth budgets and design, digital marketing opportunities, exhibit strategy, lead management, and more. The event will feature...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of April 15, 2019 NFPA recently released the 2018 U.S. Foreign Trade Data for Fluid Power Products, an annual report containing summarized foreign trade data with a focus on fluid power products that is collected by the United States International Trade Commission. It provides U.S. fluid power foreign trade...

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industry trends, industry update
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...

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CCEFP Summit
The next CCEFP Summit will take place at the Maha Fluid Power Research Center at Purdue University, June 4 - 6, 2019, in honor of Prof. Monika Ivantysynova. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2018. Topics include pumps and motors,...

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Since 1960, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has provided an objective, third-party assessment of skill levels and knowledge for thousands of fluid power professionals, making it the industry standard for fluid power and motion controls industry certifications. Holding a certification and encouraging your employees to as well can: Help increase your own as well...

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Collaboration
If your company has more than one location, send us your company's additional location information to ensure you don't miss out on valuable opportunities. NFPA is often contacted by fluid power programs at schools around the country looking for mentors and career development resources for their students. However, in many cases, we have no database...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of April 8, 2019 NFPA’s February 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, highlights a positive start to 2019 industry shipments with growth in January/February. However, the industry orders data, which is a...

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