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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Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power (formerly FAMTEN) 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. NFPA's workforce development programs are designed to introduce students to fluid power and connect them to fluid power careers...

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NFPA member news
Is your company making news? Let us know about it! The NFPA member news is consistently one of the most-clicked items (if not THE most-clicked item) in the weekly newsletter. The NFPA news helps keep our members informed while also providing visibility for member companies in front of a targeted industry audience. These updates very often come...

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photo contest
The 2020 Fluid Power Professional’s Day Photo Contest is officially open. This annual contest is run by the International Fluid Power Society and Fluid Power Journal. The deadline for submissions is March 31, and the winners will be announced on Fluid Power Professional’s Day (June 19). This year’s categories include New Perspective, Teamwork, Fun with Fluid Power and...

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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 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Cole Rickerson. He...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Manuli Rubber Industries and RYCO Hydraulics. Milan-based Manuli Rubber Industries SpA and Melbourne-based RYCO Hydraulics Pty Ltd recently jointly announced Manuli has completed acquisition of a majority...

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Fluid Power Forum Subsea Applications
Episode 14 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Alexandre Orth of Bosch Rexroth who presents the unique systems that he helps build for subsea applications in harsh environments. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released...

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NFPA’s Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) program is the only monthly source of aggregated fluid power shipments and orders data that allows members to understand key industry trends and benchmark their own company’s performance. As NFPA’s flagship of market information services and primary data source of U.S. industry activity, it is extremely important that this participation-based...

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International Fluid Power Society is now accepting nominations for this year's Fluid Power Hall of Fame. In it's inaugural year, IFPS reviewed applications and inducted 11 industry leaders in recognition of individuals - innovators, researchers, application engineers, educators, as well as sales and service personnel, who have made significant, lifetime contributions to the fluid power...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
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 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of...

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