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Member News: ESP International Acquires Superior Tube 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 ESP International. ESP International recently announced its acquisition of Superior Tube Products, a Davenport, Iowa-based fabricator of bent and welded tube products for agricultural and off-highway equipment…

NFPA Members Invited to June 1 FPIC Seminar

Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) June 1, 2018 Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL Learn more about advanced hydraulic fluids at the June 1 MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar at the Argonne National Laboratory. Registration for the event is due May 17, and tours of the facility will follow the presentations and lunch. The speakers for…

Four Companies Achieve Legacy Builder Status in NFPA Foundation

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   At the recent NFPA Annual Conference in Orlando, four more companies were recognized for reaching Legacy Builder status in the NFPA Foundation. When NFPA started the NFPA Foundation back in 2007, we created the Legacy Builder Award, to be given out at each year’s Annual Conference to any…
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Sun Hydraulics Offering New High School Internship Program

In partnership with CareerEdge, Sun Hydraulics is offering internship opportunities to future and present high school graduates. The program will expose high school graduates to high-tech manufacturing skills during a paid three-month summer internship. Besides receiving on-the-job experience, the interns will also discover educational opportunities related to manufacturing. Upon completing the internship, students may be eligible to…

CCEFP Webcast Series Continues Wednesday, April 25

The 2018 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm CST. The entire webinar will be dedicated to the CCEFP State of the Center. Interested members should sign up for the Webinar Series by following this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and relevant reminders containing information about joining…
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Member News: FORCE America Breaks Ground on New Distribution Location

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 FORCE America, Inc. FORCE America, Inc. broke ground on a new sales and service center earlier this month in Limerick, Pennsylvania. The facility is being built one…

NFPA Spring Regional Meetings—What’s the Industry Buzz?

NFPA’s Regional Meetings not only offer great networking and interesting programs, they also give you a chance to hear directly from your peers on how they see business trends in the industry. In these uncertain times, “real” observations are business gold. Each location—Detroit & Minneapolis—also has timely and unique programming others in your organization would be interested…

Call for Presenters: Share Your Expertise at Sensors Midwest Expo

Sensors Midwest Expo October 16-17, 2018 Rosemont, Illinois To extend the reach of the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC), the seminar series that provides fluid power professionals information about the latest technology advances, NFPA and MSOE are working with the producers of Sensors Midwest Expo to produce a focused session on advanced sensors for fluid power…
IFPE 2020

IFPE 2020 Space Sales Open Soon

It has barely been a year since the IFPE 2017 show, but it is already time to start planning for IFPE 2020, which takes place March 10-14, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Exhibit space sales will open May 7, 2018. The priority space deadline is August 15, 2018. Rates, deadlines, and instructions to…
Master Pneumatic Action Challenge

Master Pneumatic Holds Fourth Annual Action Challenge

Last month, Master Pneumatic held their fourth annual Fluid Power Action Challenge for 108 middle school students from the Warren Consolidated School District “Middle School Mathematics Science Technology Center (MS)2TC,”  a half-day honors program for students from four middle schools. Master Pneumatic has been partnering with Macomb Community College since the beginning to provide students the…
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NFPA Welcomes New Distributor Member: GS Global Resources

GS Global Resources offers a broad range of hydraulic and electronic control products. Its roster of brands covers a variety of aspects of electro-hydraulic system integration. From off-the-shelf products to systems integration, its products can help with machine efficiency, productivity, and durability. In addition, GS Global Resources provides engineered solutions for OEMs in a diverse…
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Member News: Texas Hydraulics Acquires The Oilgear Company

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 Texas Hydraulics and The Oilgear Company. Texas Hydraulics recently announced its acquisition of The Oilgear Company, a Traverse City, Michigan-based manufacturer of hydraulic pumps, valves, and systems…