Author Archives: Stephanie Scaccianoce

Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge logo
Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge for 2021 is underway, and companies are already starting to claim their spots as judges, mentors, and sponsors....

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge logo
Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. With the support of NFPA Pascal Society donors, the 2020/21 school year’s NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge program will...

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Manufacturing Day
MFG Day (Manufacturing Day) is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of skilled workers and is an initiative of The Manufacturing Institute, a workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers. Each fall, manufacturers across America open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. NFPA...

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The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) recently announced that five new industry leaders have been inducted to the 2020 Fluid Power Hall of Fame. The 2020 inductees include: George Beniek Henry (Bud) Haver Alan Hitchcox Peter Nachtwey John G. Slater This year's inductees include a number of professionals active in NFPA activities, including Henry (Bud) Haver of Peninsular...

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FL. TSA Group photo
The Fluid Power Action Challenge was developed for middle school students to increase awareness of fluid power technology and to promote critical thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills. This fun and engaging event allows students to learn the engineering design process and see their fluid power machines come to life when they meet to compete against...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge logo
In addition to the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge teams working under a strict timeline of designing, simulating, ordering, building and demonstrating their designs, the participants exhibited qualities of leadership, communication and adaptability as we worked together to move the competition to a virtual format. While this year’s program has already resulted in interviews and new...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Action Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. This year, Daman Products facilitated its 10th Fluid Power Action Challenge, reaching a new Challenge Champions milestone. Eighty-eight students participated in the...

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IFPS Certification
In response to COVID-19, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has implemented some changes to accommodate those who are seeking fluid power certification, looking to re-certify or those who are in need of study materials. New – Free Online Certification Study Groups – Every Tuesday and Thursday, an IFPS Accredited Instructor will lead a one-hour, free, online...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Action Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. FORCE America reached a new Challenge Champion milestone earlier this year and celebrated five years of facilitating the NFPA Fluid Power Action...

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Hydraquip recently launched their first Fluid Power Action Challenge at The Colorado STEM Academy earlier this year. Eighteen students participated in this middle school competition. The goal of the Action Challenge is not only to introduce students to the concepts of engineering and learning by experimentation, but also to show them the value of teamwork...

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