Author Archives: Katrina Schwarz

Cleveland State University Wolstein Center, the site of the 2019 NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting
The best time to be in Cleveland is next week, the week of November 18. Plus there's still time to register for the valuable fluid power technology sessions and networking at the NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting and the Fluid Power Technology Conference November 18-20 at the Cleveland State University Wolstein Center. On Monday morning, attend the NFPA...

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2020 Annual Conference Suite Deal
2020 NFPA Annual Conference February 11-13, 2020 Mandarin Oriental Miami, Miami, Florida Learn More | Register | Book Hotel Room The 2020 Annual Conference is set to continue NFPA’s focus on diverse topics with solid takeaways for companies throughout the fluid power supply chain. Combined with expert presenters and plenty of networking opportunities with industry leaders, you won’t want to...

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fluid power podcast
Episode 8 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Alex West of IHS Markit, who presents about the readiness for and use of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in fluid power and industrial applications. The podcast builds upon his presentation at the 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC).     This fluid power industry-focused...

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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 ZSi-Foster. Clamping, coupling, and strut product manufacturer ZSi-Foster recently acquired VERSABAR, a steel component manufacturer that serves the Northeast from its location in Totowa, New Jersey. The...

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2020 Annual Conference
2020 NFPA Annual Conference February 11-13, 2020 Mandarin Oriental Miami, Miami, Florida Register Here Scheduled for February 11-13, the 2020 Annual Conference includes expanded general session programming with more speakers on more diverse topics to provide solid takeaways for companies throughout the fluid power supply chain. Registration and room block are now open. Don’t miss out on this...

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CCEFP Webinar
The 2019-20 CCEFP Webinar Series is underway and covers a number of fluid power research projects supported by the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation Research Supplements. The next episode, taking place November 13 at 12 pm CST, will feature the Increasing the Efficiency of Wind Turbines through Understanding of their Transient Responses project, presented by Kim Stelson...

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fluid power podcast
Episode 7 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Donna Ritson of DDR Communications, who presents about the use of industrial robots in markets important to fluid power. The podcast builds upon her presentation at the 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC). This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications...

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New Market Information Website Launched
The October Economic Update Webinar is now over and left listeners with many actionable insights to guide them through the coming months. The webinar recording will be available to all members for replay in the next week or so, but in the meantime, several NFPA Market Reports can help take those insights a step further for an...

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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 Poclain. Poclain Group recently announced its Board of Directors approved Frederic Michelland's nomination to Chief Executive Officer. According to Board Chair Laurent Bataille, this is the first...

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fluid power podcast
Episode 6 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Mark Bokorney of Sun Hydraulics who, as the chair of NFPA’s Roadmap Committee, led the committee's 2019 update to the Technology Roadmap for the U.S. Fluid Power Industry – a document that lays out a pre-competitive R&D agenda for fluid power technology to better...

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