Author Archives: Katrina Schwarz

NFPA News
Together with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, NFPA is launching the NFPA Executive Leadership Program, a series of six full-day leadership sessions tailored specifically to the needs of the fluid power industry. The sessions will take place over the course of 18 months, and the first session in the series will take...

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NFPA Member Company News
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Kaman Corporation. Kaman Corporation recently announced that it will sell its distribution segment to affiliates of Littlejohn & Co. as part of a strategic portfolio transformation. Kaman's...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 12 – 14, 2019 Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort, Oak Brook, IL Learn More | Register | Book Your Hotel Room The 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference hotel room block reservation deadline has been extended to Friday, July 19 to ensure all attendees have the chance to get a room for the conference. The early bird registration deadline is still...

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Fluid Power Hall of Fame
The Fluid Power Hall of Fame has inducted 11 industry leaders, six posthumously, for 2019. The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is the host this year and recently announced the following inductees: Lynn Charlson* Hank Fleischer Willie Franke* John Groot, CFPPS-Emeritus Ray Hanley* CFPAI-Emeritus William (Bill) Moog* Ernie Parker, CFPAI Dr. Nicholas Peppiatt, Ph.D. Larry Shea,...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 12 – 14, 2019 Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort, Oak Brook, IL Learn More | Register | Book Your Hotel Room Ensure you have your spot at the 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference and in the hotel room block before the July 12 deadline for early bird registration and hotel room reservations. The early bird registration rate saves NFPA members...

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Suite Deal Contest
Congratulations to the Suite Deal Drawing Winners! To be entered into the 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference "Suite Deal" drawings, attendees had to take advantage of the “Early Bird” registration rate and the special “NFPA Room Rate” offered by the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort by June 18, 2019. This year's lucky winners are: Ben Wallis |...

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CCEFP Summit
Save the date for the next Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) Summit, scheduled for October 22-24, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Summit will cover the latest breakthroughs in fluid power research, including projects supported by the NFPA Research Supplements. Attendees will learn about innovations in energy conversion, storage, fluid power...

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photo contest
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Fluid Power Professionals' Day photo and video contests, run by the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) and Fluid Power Journal. The winners were announced on June 19 in honor of Fluid Power Professionals' Day. A number of NFPA members won different categories of the contests. Check out the photo...

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NFPA member news
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Valin Corporation. Valin Corporation recently announced its acquisition of Pacific Technical Products, a Valencia, California-based provider of control, motion, and networking products for integrated automation solutions. The...

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