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Steering wheel of hybrid car
Episode 41 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Aldo Toscano, President of Marzocchi Pumps. Listen below to hear about the important role low-noise gear pumps play in automotive technology. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes...

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Fluid Power Machinery
From enabling artistic architecture to protecting homes from hurricane damage, #OnlyFluidPowerCan perform the many unique tasks that keep our world running. The fluid power industry is often overlooked in terms of its contributions to society as we know it, but now you can learn everything about the impact of fluid power in the United States...

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2021 NFPA Annual Conference  February 24-26, 2021 Virtual & In-Person Options Available Learn More | Register  NFPA’s upcoming 2021 Annual Conference will feature a lineup of expert speakers dedicated to sharing valuable insights and information with attendees. Ranging in topics from geopolitical events to economic updates, attendees can expect the presentations to provide exclusive content that can’t be found anywhere...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
March 2021 NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference March 4, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 11:50 AM (Central Time) Virtual Delivery Register Now It’s time to register for the virtual March 4 NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference. The upcoming conference will take place March 4, 2021 and be focused on Advanced Technologies for Improving Pneumatic Systems Efficiency and will provide the insights...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Eighty-eight members of the NFPA Roadmap Committee met virtually on January 21, 2021, to review the results of a recent survey NFPA conducted on technology drivers in the twenty largest fluid power customer markets. The survey received responses from 113 individuals across the fluid power supply chain, including many...

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Episode 40 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Dr. Eric Barth, an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University. Listen below to hear about his new servo pump, developed to advance hydraulically actuated soft robotics technology. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications...

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As many of you know, the Pascal Society is the annual giving society of the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation—a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization dedicated to meeting the workforce development needs of the U.S. fluid power industry. Without donations from Pascal members, NFPA would not be able to fund all of our workforce programs that help...

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The 2021 Fluid Power Professional’s Day Photo Contest is officially open. This annual contest is run by the International Fluid Power Society and Fluid Power Journal, and the deadline for submissions is March 31. There will be a one week voting period for People's Choice Winner after March 31, and there will be three winners for each category. This year’s categories include...

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Fluid Power Forum Podcast
NFPA is now in its third year of producing our podcast, Fluid Power Forum. The podcast (which you can listen to here) aims to showcase the crucial role of hydraulics and pneumatics in our world. We’re now looking for NFPA members who are interested in being interviewed about the implementation of their company’s products. The podcast...

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The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during NFPA’s Annual Business Meeting, which will take place virtually on February 24, 2021. All terms will begin July 1, 2021. Only the Official Company Representatives (OCRs) of the NFPA Manufacturer and...

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