Stats Fact of the Week
NFPA’s April 2020 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends that benchmark company performance, revealed COVID-19’s impact on the fluid power industry with extreme declines in month-to-month and year-to-year fluid power shipment and order trends. These types of declines in both trend analysis measures haven’t appeared...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar is set to provide economic clarity and short-term outlook.
The May 28 NFPA Economic Update Webinar recording will soon be available to members for download and playback. In the meantime, other exclusive market information is available to help further the success of your organization and provide insights into market conditions. The following reports include information relevant to the state of the fluid power economy on both a national and global...

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NFPA’s Careers Site, which is an exclusive benefit to Pascal Society donors, offers an additional way for companies to get in front of potential applicants educated in fluid power. The site is frequently promoted to our education partners and program participants, such as the students involved in the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge, as a way...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
With the June 4 NFPA/FPIC Conference quickly approaching, you may be curious about what the virtual version of this event will look like in terms of interactivity. During previous conferences, attendees had the opportunity to interact and connect with the presenters as well as each other. Despite no networking meals, name tags or exchange of business cards, the half-day...

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Episode 22 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Tom Blansett of the International Fluid Power Society, who explains the benefits of efficient hydraulic systems as well as the adjustments it takes to maximize efficiency. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the...

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Stats Deep Dive
As the leading source of fluid power market information in the U.S., NFPA offers a variety of industry analysis and hard data to help members understand trends and plan their next move. While offering such a range of resources alone can be helpful to most members, for some, pulling together and interpreting this information can...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
The next NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference is set to take place online on June 4. Although the format of the conference will differ from the typical setup, we are confident that the experience will be equally as enriching. One aspect that won’t change is the quality of our presenters. Learn about performance-improving finishing processes, production machining...

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Leading Indicator Consultative Service
Leading indicators are key pieces of information in any company’s strategic planning process. A reliable leading indicator helps you anticipate changes in the industry before they actually occur, giving you the competitive advantage. Identifying dependable leading indicators can be a complicated process that requires a great deal of time and resources, but NFPA can help...

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The Fluid Power Action Challenge was developed for middle school students to increase awareness of fluid power technology and to promote critical thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills. This fun and engaging event allows students to learn the engineering design process and see their fluid power machines come to life when they meet to compete against...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
June 2020 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference June 4, 2020 | 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Central Time) Register Here by June 2nd A full agenda for the June 4 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference on precision manufacturing and its effects on fluid power systems is now available. The conference, which will take place online via Zoom,...

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