Author Archives: Katrina Schwarz

MPTE
2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan The 2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo is set to connect industry-leading manufacturers, suppliers, and experts in the fluid power, mechanical, and electrical industries with more than 4,000 professionals looking for technical solutions. You won't want to miss out on this opportunity to connect...

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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 Muncie Power Products. Muncie Power Products, a manufacturer of power take-offs and fluid power components for vocational trucks, is set to build a new facility in the...

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MPTE
The new Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo) will offer a new opportunity for attendees to learn from industry experts in a two-track seminar series called the MPT Conference, during the inaugural event taking place October 15 – 17 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. The trade show and conference is set to bring...

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CCEFP Webinar
The 2018-19 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 February 20 at 12 pm CST, will feature two projects: Mechano-Chemical Surface Modification with Cu2S: Inducing Superior Lubricity, presented by Michael Varenberg (GaTech), and Modeling and Optimization...

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2018 Annual Conference
Members of the Future Leaders Network, a group that offers education and networking resources to younger fluid power professionals on leadership tracks within their companies, will be able to take part in several exclusive events at the 2019 Annual Conference, March 5 - 7 at the Montage Laguna Beach. On Tuesday, March 5, Future Leaders...

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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 ESP International. ESP International, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based supplier to OEM off-highway equipment markets, recently announced its acquisition of Texas Seal Supply Company, an Arlington, Texas-based seal...

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Since 1960, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has provided an objective, third-party assessment of skill levels and knowledge for thousands of fluid power professionals, making it the industry standard for the fluid power and motion controls industries. Having a certified workforce can: Help increase your company's credibility Ensure your employees are all fully trained...

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CCEFP Webinar
The 2018-19 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 January 23 at 12 pm CST, will feature the State of the CCEFP, presented by CCEFP Director Prof. Zongxuan Sun at the University of Minnesota. The...

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Fluid Power Instructor Search
NFPA works with a growing number of schools, educators, and students across the country to help grow fluid power education and workforce development. One of our partners, Alexandria Technical & Community College, is looking for a full-time fluid power instructor to teach courses in the mechatronics program of the manufacturing division of the college. In addition...

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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 Danfoss Power Solutions. Danfoss Power Solutions recently signed an agreement to acquire Hydraulik Nord Fluidtechnik, a company specializing in hydraulic steering solutions that is based in Parchim,...

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