NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 12 – 14, 2019 Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort, Oak Brook, IL View Schedule | Register | Book Your Hotel Room NFPA’s 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) combines valuable networking opportunities with actionable economic insights. There are many reasons it is NFPA’s most popular annual event, but the top takeaways that keep attendees coming back include: Industry Projections The conference...

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Noah Santoni of Richardson, Texas, is the winner of the 2019 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship program received 76 applications this year and helps build awareness of fluid power benefits and careers among high school students. This scholarship program awards $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of June 17, 2019 NFPA’s April 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, again highlighted the slowdown taking place in the U.S. fluid power marketplace. While year-to-year shipment percentages barely remained positive in...

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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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Collaboration
NFPA’s partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute continues to provide resumes of program graduates, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to work in designated communities around the country. Three new states have been added to the list: New Hampshire New...

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IFPE 2020
IFPE 2020 March 10-14, 2020 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada A successful trade show experience comes from good planning. With IFPE 2020 coming up fast, here are some things you can do to make the most of your time at the show: Take your trade show ROI to the next level before, during,...

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NFPA membership connections
France-based manufacturer Hydro Leduc has maintained a sales office in Houston, Texas for nearly 18 years. Since 2009, it has sold piston pumps, piston motors, and accumulators to the oil & gas, construction, and agricultural markets in the U.S. The company has design control in Houston and also maintains engineering as well as quality inspections...

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Golf
2019 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament August 12, 2019 Willow Crest Golf Club, Oak Brook, IL The 2019 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament is two months away! Don’t miss one of the top opportunities for networking with industry leaders from across the fluid power supply chain. Last year, a record-breaking 124 golfers from almost 70 companies were...

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MPTE
Motion + Power Technology Expo offers exclusive fluid power showcase opportunities and resources to make the most of your show presence. 2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan Apply for Space | Register for Marketing Webinar The 2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo), taking place October 15-17...

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Internet of Things / IoT Committee
As a supporting association partner, NFPA members can attend half-day seminars offered by Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) at no cost. The latest FPIC seminar was held in Milwaukee on June 7, with attendees from more than 40 NFPA member companies present, and a record-breaking 100 people in attendance. In...

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