Category Archives: Headlines

2016 IEOC
2020 NFPA Annual Conference February 11-13, 2020 Mandarin Oriental Miami Miami, Florida The 2020 NFPA Annual Conference is coming fast. Consistently one of the best industry networking events that attracts more than 200 attendees from across the fluid power supply chain, the 2020 conference will take place February 11-13, 2020 at the Mandarin Oriental Miami....

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MPTE
2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan Registration Code for NFPA Members: MPTNFPA Learn about the latest motion control technologies for less! Early bird registration ends this Friday, September 13, 2019 for the Motion + Power Technology Expo—a trade show, dual-track MPT Conference, and short-course technical seminars. The event is scheduled...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
The Milwaukee NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference held last week drew an audience of 80 and kicked off a year of practical presentations on  Internet of Things (IoT) for fluid power, presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium of the Milwaukee School of Engineering and offered free of charge to NFPA...

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CCEFP Summit
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is actively working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power, and one of the ways it does that is by supporting academic researchers in fluid power. This helps to engage current and build the careers of future university faculty who are and will be in a position...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I hope everyone is downloading and enjoying our bi-weekly episodes of Fluid Power Forum – NFPA’s new podcast focused on interesting and innovative uses of fluid power, and the people behind them. With the publication of the 2019 NFPA Technology Roadmap (download your copy here), there’s a new laundry...

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fluid power podcast
Episode 3 of NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast is now live. This episode features Mike Terzo of Terzo Power Systems, who talks about a new generation of electro-hydraulic smart pumps and power units, and how they defy easy categorization. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward....

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CCEFP Summit
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently attended the June 2019 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) at Purdue University. This was the second of two meetings in our last fiscal year where the fluid power research projects supported by our new NFPA Research Supplement Program were presented. In...

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Collaboration
NFPA’s partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute continues to provide resumes of program graduates, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to work in designated communities around the country. Maryland and Nebraska are new additions to the candidate pool, bringing the total number...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO A new publication, the 2019 NFPA Technology Roadmap: Improving the Design, Manufacture and Function of Fluid Power Components and Systems, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded after a brief registration process from the following website: https://www.nfpa.com/home/workforce/Fluid-Power-Industry-Roadmap.htm The purpose of the Roadmap is to...

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fluid power podcast
Episode 2 of NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast is now live. This episode features David Gray of Evonik Oil Additives, who talks about polymers that can control the viscosity of hydraulic oil – keeping it thick as it warms up to deliver both system efficiency and productivity gains in both mobile and industrial equipment. This fluid power industry-focused...

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