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NFPA News
Together with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, NFPA is launching the NFPA Executive Leadership Program, a series of six full-day leadership sessions tailored specifically to the needs of the fluid power industry. The sessions will take place over the course of 18 months, and the first session in the series will take...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At our recent Annual Conference in Laguna Beach, California, I shared the key ways NFPA is fulfilling its mission to strengthen the fluid power industry. In this, the fourth NFPA News post in this series, I’d like to share some of the things I said regarding NFPA’s objective to...

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Annual Report on the Fluid Power Industry
The fifth Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry has just been released on the NFPA website. Download and share it with your colleagues and clients today!   Fluid power is a workhorse across the U.S. economy and is used in dozens of industries and hundreds of applications. This new report outlines the thriving impact...

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Collaboration
As a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes Make America (HMA) program, the National Fluid Power Association and its members are invited to the free Fort Bragg Mil-Comm Meet-Up on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Event Details: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm The TapHouse at Huske Hardware 411 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301...

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photo contest
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Fluid Power Professionals' Day photo and video contests, run by the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) and Fluid Power Journal. The winners were announced on June 19 in honor of Fluid Power Professionals' Day. A number of NFPA members won different categories of the contests. Check out the photo...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 12 – 14, 2019 Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort, Oak Brook, IL View Schedule | Register | Book Your Hotel Room NFPA’s 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) combines valuable networking opportunities with actionable economic insights. There are many reasons it is NFPA’s most popular annual event, but the top takeaways that keep attendees coming back include: Industry Projections The conference...

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Noah Santoni of Richardson, Texas, is the winner of the 2019 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship program received 76 applications this year and helps build awareness of fluid power benefits and careers among high school students. This scholarship program awards $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates...

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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. Three new states have been added to the list: New Hampshire New...

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IFPE 2020
IFPE 2020 March 10-14, 2020 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada A successful trade show experience comes from good planning. With IFPE 2020 coming up fast, here are some things you can do to make the most of your time at the show: Take your trade show ROI to the next level before, during,...

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Internet of Things / IoT Committee
As a supporting association partner, NFPA members can attend half-day seminars offered by Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) at no cost. The latest FPIC seminar was held in Milwaukee on June 7, with attendees from more than 40 NFPA member companies present, and a record-breaking 100 people in attendance. In...

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