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Heroes MAKE America in Fort Hood
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 upcoming HMA Networking Event. Event Details: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (lunch will be provided) Washburn Institute of Technology 5724 Huntoon Street Topeka, KS Heroes MAKE America is...

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Internet of Things / IoT Committee
In June 2018, as part of the ongoing efforts to help members keep up with key trends affecting the fluid power industry, the NFPA Board of Directors set a goal to recruit five companies that provide services and products related to the Internet of Things into NFPA membership by the end of June 2019. Since...

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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 The Montage in Laguna Beach, California on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. All terms will begin July 1, 2019. Only the Official Company Representatives...

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MPTE
The new Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo) will offer a new opportunity for attendees to learn from industry experts in a two-track seminar series called the MPT Conference, during the inaugural event taking place October 15 – 17 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. The trade show and conference is set to bring...

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CCEFP Webinar
The 2018-19 CCEFP Webinar Series is underway and covers a number of fluid power research projects supported by the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation Research Supplements. The next episode, taking place February 20 at 12 pm CST, will feature two projects: Mechano-Chemical Surface Modification with Cu2S: Inducing Superior Lubricity, presented by Michael Varenberg (GaTech), and Modeling and Optimization...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) March 1, 2019 Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Make connections with other fluid power professionals and learn more about the electrification of fluid power systems at the upcoming MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee on March 1. The presentations for this seminar are: Bringing Fluid Power into the...

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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 most recent list of chosen communities now includes four new states: Michigan Montana...

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Internet of Things / IoT Committee
At its June 2018 strategic planning meeting, the NFPA Board of Directors identified the Industrial Internet of Things as a key trend affecting the industry about which NFPA should seek to provide information to members. We’ve moved forward on several fronts; With Board approval, we altered the definition of the NFPA supplier membership to specifically...

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Collaboration
If your company has more than one location, send us your company's additional location information by Friday, February 8 for the chance to win a $50 Starbucks gift card. NFPA is often contacted by fluid power programs at schools around the country looking for mentors and career development resources for their students. However, in many cases, we...

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Heroes MAKE America in Fort Hood
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 HMA Fort Riley Networking Event on February 6, 2019. Heroes MAKE America is a 10-week career skills training program that arms transitioning service members with the industry-specific skills and certifications necessary to...

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