Author Archives: Stephanie Scaccianoce

FL. TSA Fluid Power Action Challenge
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. In an effort to increase the number of middle schools the Fluid Power Action Challenge can be offered to, NFPA worked...

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Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power 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. Last month, Deltrol Fluid Products began its 11th annual Fluid Power Action Challenge in River Grove, Illinois....

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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.  The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge has officially launched for the 2019/20 school year! Designed to increase the number of university students learning about...

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Manufacturing Day
Manufacturing day is finally here! Every fall, manufacturers across the United States open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. Again this year, because of its alignment with our workforce development objectives, NFPA will support events related to MFG Day through our own programs and encouraging member companies to take part in...

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This year marks the 11th year of the NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge and together with NFPA, members, and educations partners, there have been over 100 events, introducing over 10,000 students to fluid power technology and careers in the industry. The Action Challenge is a design-and-build competition where students learn about hydraulic and pneumatic technologies,...

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Komatsu hosted its second annual Fluid Power Action Challenge at the Rocky Grove Volunteer Fire Department. This year, the event tripled in size with 72 student competitors. In addition the Action Challenge activities, Famic Technology provided participating students with an interactive demonstration unit of a Komatsu excavator on both the workshop and challenge days. The...

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In their 9th year supporting the Action Challenge, Wojanis hosted 40 students at Carlynton Junior High School in Pennsylvania. The NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge is an educational program designed to get students hands-on exposure to scientific concepts in a competition format that makes learning and problem-solving both fun and engaging. Middle school students learn...

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FORCE America recently held their fourth annual Fluid Power Action Challenge at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC). Co-sponsored by BRAAS Company and SMC, this year's event boasted 17 teams. One middle school teacher from a school that sent four teams to the event had this to say about the experience: “The students learn in-depth...

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Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day) is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. This year’s MFG Day will be Friday, October 4. Again this year, because of its alignment with our workforce development objectives, NFPA will support events related to MFG Day through our own programs and encouraging member...

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Action Challenge
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards grants of up to $500 per year to middle and high schools to help facilitate hydraulic and pneumatic instruction that introduces students to fluid power technology and career options. Schools can apply for these grants annually, and they can be used either for classroom activities or to help...

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