Category Archives: NFPA Foundation

The Fluid Power Action Challenge was developed for middle school students to increase awareness of fluid power technology and to promote critical thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills. This fun and engaging event allows students to learn the engineering design process and see their fluid power machines come to life when they meet to compete against...

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Manufacturing Day
Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of skilled workers and is an initiative of The Manufacturing Institute, a workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers. This year’s MFG Day will be Friday, October 2. Because of its alignment with our workforce...

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Pascal Society update
Pascal Society Updates Make It Easier to Give and Make Valuable Connections Every year, programs supported by the Pascal Society help thousands of students learn core fluid power competencies and expose them to career opportunities in our industry. Now, it's easier than ever for companies to show their support for these programs while drawing extended...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded fourteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Alexander...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded fourteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Alexander...

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To help our university educator partners across the country transition fluid power courses online this fall semester, NFPA staff has been working with them to better understand how we can best support them and keep them connected to the industry. In a series of open forum calls NFPA organized with university professors, they expressed interest...

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Manufacturing Day
MFG Day (Manufacturing Day) is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of skilled workers and is an initiative of The Manufacturing Institute, a workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers. Each fall, manufacturers across America open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. NFPA...

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Purdue University
Episode 25 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features José Garcia Bravo of Purdue University who explains the benefits of the Power Partner designation and the impact it’s had on the Purdue campus. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward....

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Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded fourteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Alec...

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is committed to supporting university fluid power education and programs across the country. While NFPA has awarded various grants over the years, the University Fluid Power Grant Program is specifically designed to provide funding to faculty to implement new and/or add more fluid power courses and content to their...

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