Author Archives: Eric Lanke

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Eighty-eight members of the NFPA Roadmap Committee met virtually on January 21, 2021, to review the results of a recent survey NFPA conducted on technology drivers in the twenty largest fluid power customer markets. The survey received responses from 113 individuals across the fluid power supply chain, including many...

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The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during NFPA’s Annual Business Meeting, which will take place virtually on February 24, 2021. All terms will begin July 1, 2021. Only the Official Company Representatives (OCRs) of the NFPA Manufacturer and...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO One of NFPA’s core strategic objectives is to help increase the number of technical college and university students educated in fluid power and connect them to careers in the fluid power industry. There are a lot of ways for members to get engaged in our programs dedicated to advancing...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO One of NFPA’s core strategic objectives is to provide our members with opportunities and resources to promote the unique strengths and inherent advantages offered by modern fluid power technology. There are a lot of ways for members to get engaged in our programs dedicated to advancing this objective. As...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO One of NFPA’s core strategic objectives is to provide our members with timely and accurate industry statistics and business intelligence that support improved decision-making. There are a lot of ways for members to get engaged in our programs dedicated to advancing this objective. Our Participation-Based Programs provide unique value...

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Every other year, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) engages with stakeholders across the fluid power supply chain to refresh and re-publish its Technology Roadmap for the Fluid Power Industry. The NFPA Roadmap is a document that describes the evolving needs of companies in fluid power’s many customer markets, the degree to which fluid power is...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO One of NFPA’s core strategic objectives is to provide an effective fluid power forum where NFPA members, OEMs, and related technology partners connect and advance our collective interests. There are a lot of ways for members to get engaged in our programs dedicated to advancing this objective. We’re offering...

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  By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO Every other year, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) engages with stakeholders across the fluid power supply chain to refresh and re-publish its Technology Roadmap for the Fluid Power Industry. The NFPA Roadmap is a document that describes the evolving needs of companies in fluid power’s many customer markets,...

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NFPA News
By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO On October 13-15, 2020, the NFPA Board of Directors met over a series of virtual meetings to review NFPA’s strategic objectives and to set and advance the agendas for its 2020-21 strategic task forces. Many NFPA members are not familiar with the Board’s strategic task forces, which are used each...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon
By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO After an initial call for volunteers, more than 80 industry professionals from across the fluid power supply chain have signed up to be part of the 2021 NFPA Roadmap Committee. They will work together in the first half of 2021 to discuss and produce the 2021 NFPA Technology Roadmap, a...

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