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Survey
The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during the Annual Meeting at NFPA’s Annual Conference at Mandarin Oriental in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. All terms will begin July 1, 2020. Only the Official Company Representatives (OCRs) of the...

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Fluid Power Forum Podcast - IoT-Driven Customer Experiences in Fluid Power
Episode 13 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Jon Prescott of Scante.net who presents disruptive ideas for the IoT-driven customer experience and how companies in the fluid power industry can take better advantage of them. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar is set to provide economic clarity and short-term outlook.
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the second of those objectives. We call that objective Industry Statistics, and it’s where NFPA...

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Fluid Power Forum Podcast - Episode 12 - IoT-Enabled Telematics
Episode 12 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Chad Repp of HED Inc. who presents use cases from his work with heavy equipment and automotive OEMs to design IoT-enabled telematic solutions for fluid power systems. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In pursuing our mission of strengthening the fluid power industry, NFPA is focused on four key strategic objectives. Here’s a quick summary of the ways NFPA members can benefit from the programs associated with the first of those objectives. We call that objective Effective Forum, and it’s where NFPA...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Most NFPA members are aware of NFPA’s close partnership with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Since first co-locating our IFPE trade show with their CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in 2002, we’ve seen tremendous growth in IFPE as well as tremendous synergy between the IFPE exhibitors looking to sell fluid power...

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Spencer Tiegs 2017 Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner
Episode 10 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features 2017 NFPA Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, Spencer Tiegs, who presents how his fluid power educational experiences have shaped his life and career. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be...

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NFPA Board of Directors
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On October 9, 2019, the NFPA Board of Directors met via conference call to review the association’s progress on this year’s strategic objectives and to set the agendas for its three strategic task forces: Executive Forum, Industry Statistics, and Educated Workforce. These strategic task forces address critical issues facing...

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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. The following states have an updated candidate list: Colorado Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana Kentucky...

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