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NFPA News
In Memoriam Luis (Lou) Moreiras Sr., TC 131/SC4 Chairman until December 2020, recently passed away. Lou began his career in engineering in the 1970s and spent 32 years of his career at Parker Hannifin before retiring in 2009. He started his consulting company, Hydraulic Technical Services, LLC, the same year. In addition, he served as...

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New Market Information Website Launched
NFPA's Market Information resources provide NFPA members insights year-round but can be particularly useful as companies start the year and plan their next steps. Reports and programs to pay special attention to as we move into 2021 include:  NFPA Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets - (Available free to all members) Look three years into the future...

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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 Motion Industries. Motion Industries recently broke ground on an expansion in Irondale, Alabama. The new facility will house the company's primary engineering department and expand its fluid...

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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 Hallite Seals. Hallite Seals unveiled its refreshed branding at the beginning of December. The refresh was a year-long process that took customer feedback into consideration. The resulting...

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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 Engis Corporation. Engis Corporation recently announced its selection to receive the President's "E" Award for Exports, a recognition reserved for companies and organizations making a significant contribution...

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Now more than ever, timely and accurate industry statistics and tools are needed to help members navigate uncertainty and improve decision-making potential. Start 2021 with confidence with the resources highlighted below. These programs are only the beginning of what's available to NFPA members. Learn more about the full menu of programs here or get a...

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NFPA provides opportunities and resources for members to promote the unique strengths and inherent advantages offered by modern fluid power technology in general as well as ways to get their specific products and technologies in front of customers.   Reach Your Customers at IFPE A safe and successful IFPE trade show was held in early...

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NFPA is committed to serving our member companies through a menu of services that fits a wide range of needs and interests. Through this variety of services, we continue to serve and enhance value for a diverse membership from across the industry.   Grow Your Network at an NFPA Event Diversity in membership means better...

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NFPA members consistently rank workforce development as the most challenging issue their companies face. This is likely because not enough technical colleges and universities are teaching fluid power to their students. As a result, NFPA has identified growing the fluid power workforce as one of its primary strategic priorities. It is central to its mission...

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NFPA Helps Members Gain the Information and Connections They Need Halfway through NFPA’s fiscal year, we continue to see a time of challenge for the fluid power industry. Sales have not fully recovered, and uncertainty remains the dominant feature of all future projections. Against this backdrop, NFPA stands firm in its mission of delivering the...

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