Author Archives: Eric Lanke

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At our recent Annual Conference in Laguna Beach, California, I shared the key ways NFPA is fulfilling its mission to strengthen the fluid power industry. In this, the fourth NFPA News post in this series, I’d like to share some of the things I said regarding NFPA’s objective to...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At our recent Annual Conference in Laguna Beach, California, I shared the key ways NFPA is fulfilling its mission to strengthen the fluid power industry. In this, the third of four NFPA News posts, I’d like to share some of the things I said regarding NFPA’s third strategic objective:...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On May 13, I attended a dedication event for the new Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Motion Control Lab. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation supported the project by giving MSOE a $97,000 Lab Grant in 2013, which they used to rebuild and upgrade the existing lab to reflect...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At our recent Annual Conference in Laguna Beach, California, I shared the key ways NFPA is strengthening the fluid power industry. In this, the second of four NFPA News posts, I’d like to share how NFPA is providing our members with timely and accurate industry statistics – information you can...

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IEOC
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO We just held our 2019 Annual Conference in Laguna Beach, California. Not only was the event a great success, it gave me the opportunity to share the key ways in which NFPA is fulfilling its mission to strengthen the fluid power industry. In this, the first of four NFPA...

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CCEFP Summit
Application deadline = May 18, 2019 By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), in collaboration with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), sponsors its Research Supplement Program to help principal investigators with existing research awards and their graduate students attend and present their research at designated industry conferences...

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NFPA Board of Directors
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO During NFPA’s 2019 Annual Business Meeting, held in conjunction with our March 5-7 Annual Conference in Laguna Beach, California, NFPA members elected the Board of Directors for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Although new Board terms don’t begin until the start of our new fiscal year on July 1, we...

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CCEFP Summit
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently attended the October 2018 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) at the University of Minnesota. This is one of the meetings this fiscal year where the fluid power research projects supported by our new NFPA Research Supplement Program were presented. In our...

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CCEFP Summit
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently attended the October 2018 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) at the University of Minnesota. This is one of the meetings this fiscal year where the fluid power research projects supported by our new NFPA Research Supplement Program were presented. In our...

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Collaboration
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO 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. The most recent list of HMA...

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