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NFPA Welcomes New IoT Supplier Member: ShelfAware LLC

ShelfAware is a supply chain automation platform. Its current focus is on industrial supply chains, working with both suppliers and consumers. ShelfAware embeds RFID tags in the supplier’s existing industrial product packaging and deploys a patented RFID scanning station at the consumer’s facility to track one vital piece of data, the consumption point of each…

Get Insights into Minimizing Fluid Power System Downtime

Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) March 1, 2019 Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Register Here Learn more about the electrification of fluid power systems and how it can minimize production downtime 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…

2019 Annual Conference Networking Guide

2019 NFPA Annual Conference March 5-7, 2019 Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, California The 2019 Annual Conference schedule features many effective ways to meet people and make the right connections. (And there’s still time to register! See who you could network with here.) Here are a few ways to make connections that even Dale Carnegie would applaud: Check Out…

March 1 FPIC to Cover Electrification of Fluid Power Systems

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…

Exclusive Opportunities Available for Future Leaders at the 2019 Annual Conference

Members of the Future Leaders Network, a group that offers education and networking resources to younger fluid power professionals on leadership tracks within their companies, will be able to take part in several exclusive events at the 2019 Annual Conference, March 5 – 7 at the Montage Laguna Beach. On Tuesday, March 5, Future Leaders…

Vehicle Challenge Mentors Connect with University Students and Help Them Succeed

The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a competition that challenges college engineering students to redesign a traditional bicycle using hydraulics as the mode of power transmission. This is NFPA’s third year of organizing this competition, and during this time we have seen students’ discovery, energy, innovation, and frustration. We have seen great advice and…
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NFPA Welcomes New Manufacturer Member: Dana Incorporated

Dana / Brevini Motion Systems provides products in the mobile and stationary industrial sectors managing power conveyance to provide mobility to machines of all types. Specific products include pumps, motors, valves, mobile valves, pump drives, manifolds, and electronics.
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Member News: ESP International Acquires Texas Seal Co, Inc

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 ESP International. ESP International, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based supplier to OEM off-highway equipment markets, recently announced its acquisition of Texas Seal Supply Company, an Arlington, Texas-based seal…

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2019 Annual Conference

2019 NFPA Annual Conference March 5-7, 2019 Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, California If you haven’t registered for the 2019 Annual Conference yet, here are 10 reasons you should not miss this event! Meet the top fluid power industry leaders all in one place.  [See who you could meet.] Gain insight into the impact and practice of authentic…

Florida Technology Student Association Hosts Action Challenge

The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization of students engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Open to students who are enrolled in or have completed technology education courses, TSA’s membership includes over 250,000 middle and high school students at approximately 2,000 schools in 48 states. TSA is supported by educators, parents, and…

IoT and NFPA Membership – A Progress Update

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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NFPA Welcomes New Distributor Member: Morrell Group

Morrell Inc. began as a trusted resource for premier components, and over the last four decades evolved into The Morrell Group, integrating these components into world-class systems. The Morrell Group is known for complete life-cycle support, serving as a single source for every discipline and resource required for product and process development – from brainstorming…