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U.S. Imports & Exports of Fluid Power Products Updated for Q1 2024

Data from Q1 2024 has been updated in NFPA’s U.S. Foreign Trade of Fluid Power report. This report tracks value of U.S. imports and exports filtered by fluid power products. Total U.S. imports of fluid power products appear to plateau in Q1 2024 while Total U.S. exports of continued to increase when graphed on a…

NAM Regulatory Update: NAM, Partners File Opening Brief in Suit Against EPA

As part of an effort to bring more information about the regulatory and legal environment facing American manufacturers, NFPA is monitoring the newsfeed of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and will be bringing important updates like this to the attention of NFPA members. On Thursday (June 6), the NAM, joined by other business groups,…
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NFPA Welcomes New Member: World Wide Metric

World Wide Metric is a premier distributor of fluid power solutions. Specializing in a comprehensive range of hydraulic components including fittings from CAST S.p.A. and Metric and Inch standard hydraulic tubes in carbon and stainless steel. Our offerings encompass essential components crucial for fluid power systems. Emphasizing quality and reliability, we ensure that our products meet the highest industry…

Download NFPA’s 2024 Annual Report

Each year, NFPA’s annual report is an opportunity for the association to look in two directions — back at the year just ending and ahead at the year to come. As we review our performance and activities during the 2023-24 fiscal year, you’ll see a number of new and continued efforts that highlight the importance…

IFPS Introduces Digital Reference Handbook

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 the fluid power and motion control industries. The International Fluid Power Society created the Fluid Power Reference Handbook to be “the ultimate resource for hydraulic, pneumatic, and…
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Oxford Monthly Industry Briefings and Economic Market Indicator Reports Updated

Oxford’s Monthly Industry Briefings for May have been released and are available on the website. These reports contain the latest developments for eleven major industries around the globe with short industry briefs provided by Oxford Economics. These two-to-three-page briefs include a short-written summary, output/trend graphs, and an output table.  NFPA’s Econ and Market Indicators (EMI) report has been updated…

New! Lunch Tabletop Exhibition at the 2024 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)

August 13–14, 2024The Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca, ILLearn More | Register  Get your business in front of attendees at 2024 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) via the new Lunch Tabletop Exhibition! For $2000*, each participating company will receive an 8-foot, black clothed table with two chairs in the location during the networking lunch break on Tuesday,…

NAM Regulatory Update: NAM Files Suit to Block OSHA “Walkaround” Rule

As part of an effort to bring more information about the regulatory and legal environment facing American manufacturers, NFPA is monitoring the newsfeed of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and will be bringing important updates like this to the attention of NFPA members. The NAM and allied groups are challenging the U.S. Occupational Safety…

HAWE Hydraulik to Provide Hydraulic Solutions for Electrified Vehicles at iVT EXPO USA 2024

This episode of Fluid Power Forum features Bob Pettit & Chase Younker of HAWE Hydraulik. Listen to the Podcast Here Today’s episode is part of a special series were doing to focus on the cutting-edge fluid power technologies and customer solutions on display at the 2024 iVT EXPO. iVT EXPO is an annual exposition for…

NFPA Grant Funding Fuels Fluid Power Education

The 2023-24 academic year was full of fluid power education, activities, and events that helped 46 schools introduce students to our industry. For many schools, fluid power education would have been out of reach without the help of NFPA’s Action Challenge Grant. The grant is funded by member contributions and the two NFPA Education and…

Tee Off for a Cause: Attend the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser at the 2024 IEOC!

NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser at the 2024 IEOCAugust 12, 2024The Itasca Country ClubRegister for Golf  NFPA’s Industry and Economic Outlook Conference is best known for its premier networking, enriching educational content and, of course, the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser. Thanks to the generosity and efforts of companies and individuals in the fluid power industry, the NFPA Foundation’s workforce…

Japanese Fluid Power Association Hosts Fluid Power ISO Standards Meetings

A series of fluid power systems ISO standards development meetings were recently held in Tokyo, Japan. The subcommittee for Connectors and similar products and components (SC 4), Control Products (SC 5), and a total of 11 working groups met to further the developmental progress on current projects, systematic reviews of published standards, and to discuss…