Author Archives: Maddie Parise

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Episode 33 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Kevin Vanderslice of ifm efector, Inc. Listen below to hear about the various implementations of IoT-powered sensor and control technology and its valuable impact on the monitoring of machine conditions. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
December 2020 NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference December 3, 2020 | 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Central Time) Virtual Delivery With the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic still influencing nearly every aspect of our personal and professional life, being prepared for what’s next is crucial. At the December 3 NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference, you’ll get the insights you need...

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Episode 32 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Brian Wheeless of IC Fluid Power. Listen below to learn about pressure intensifiers and their ability to adapt to evolving conditions and improve system efficiency. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry...

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Fluid Power Machinery
As you likely already know, the fluid power industry has a major downstream influence on the U.S. economy. Ten key industries that depend on fluid power represent $648 billion in the U.S. economy, a figure that’s grown significantly in the last decade. In fact, several elements of the U.S. fluid power industry have been growing...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
This week is your last opportunity to access to the 2020 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) presentation recordings, downloadable PDFs and Q&A history. Our online event platform will only be available, for those who attended live and those who bought access later, until October 13, 2020. This year’s IEOC featured particularly valuable information considering current...

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Episode 31 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Jeff Watts and Kyle Capello of Bucher Hydraulics. Listen below to hear the two discuss the potential for improving pump and motor efficiency to keep hydraulics competitive. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
Set your company up for success. Purchase access to the 2020 IEOC presentation recordings today! NFPA’s 2020 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) featured exceptional presentations from industry experts on everything from COVID-19 predictions to fluid power industry insights. If you were unable to attend, you can still view this valuable content by purchasing a post-event access...

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Episode 30 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Bill Haley of FORCE America, Inc., who is chair of NFPA’s Tech School Education Committee. Listen below to hear Bill discuss the success of the Fast Track program and why it’s so important to offer tech school options to students. This...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the virtual September NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference drew an audience of over 120 attendees. The event featured three industry speakers who used their years of expertise to discuss advanced contamination control technologies for improving fluid power system...

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Fluid Power Machinery
Although hydraulics and pneumatics have a major impact on our world, it is often up to NFPA and our members to educate customers, colleagues and students on the importance of our industry. The first step to educating our communities about fluid power is to explore the magnitude of its impact ourselves. The sixth Annual Report...

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