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Showcase Your Company’s Solutions at Motion + Power Technology Expo

2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan The 2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo) is coming up faster than you think! Make sure your company takes full advantage of this opportunity to connect with customers and get extra visibility. 1. Exhibit in the Fluid Power Pavilion  There is still…

CCEFP Summit Scheduled for October in Madison

Save the date for the next Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) Summit, scheduled for October 22-24, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Summit will cover the latest breakthroughs in fluid power research, including projects supported by the NFPA Research Supplements. Attendees will learn about innovations in energy conversion, storage, fluid power…
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2019 Fluid Power Professionals’ Day Photo Contest Winners Announced

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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Member News: Valin Corporation Acquires Pacific Technical Products

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from Valin Corporation. Valin Corporation recently announced its acquisition of Pacific Technical Products, a Valencia, California-based provider of control, motion, and networking products for integrated automation solutions. The…
NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference

Top Reasons to Attend the 2019 IEOC

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…

2019 Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Announced

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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Make the Most of Your Time at 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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NFPA Welcomes New Manufacturer Member: Hydro Leduc NA Inc.

France-based manufacturer Hydro Leduc has maintained a sales office in Houston, Texas for nearly 18 years. Since 2009, it has sold piston pumps, piston motors, and accumulators to the oil & gas, construction, and agricultural markets in the U.S. The company has design control in Houston and also maintains engineering as well as quality inspections…
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Take Advantage of a Top Industry Networking Opportunity

2019 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament August 12, 2019 Willow Crest Golf Club, Oak Brook, IL The 2019 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament is two months away! Don’t miss one of the top opportunities for networking with industry leaders from across the fluid power supply chain. Last year, a record-breaking 124 golfers from almost 70 companies were…

Take Your 2019 Trade Show ROI to the Next Level

Motion + Power Technology Expo offers exclusive fluid power showcase opportunities and resources to make the most of your show presence. 2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan Apply for Space | Register for Marketing Webinar The 2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo), taking place October 15-17…

Fluid Power Industrial Consortium Grows with IoT

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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NFPA Welcomes New Supplier Member: Metal Power Products (MPP)

Metal Power Products (MPP), headquartered near Indianapolis, Indiana, has been manufacturing aluminum PM components since 1948 and is also at the forefront of Metal Injection Molding (MIM) technologies. Components can be applied in a variety of applications, such as fluid power pumps and motors, gerotors, gears, and power transmission systems. Manufacturing and sales sites are in North…