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Attend the IEOC Free with the Member-get-a-Member Program

We know NFPA members love the NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference. Love it even MORE when you attend for FREE! Attend an NFPA conference for FREE by introducing another fluid power company to NFPA.  NFPA’s Member-get-a-Member program is just like it sounds. And, who better than existing NFPA members, like you, to vouch for the benefits of NFPA…
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What Will the Fluid Power Industry Look Like in 2023?

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   At the NFPA Board of Directors meeting in February, Board and Strategic Task Force members participated in an exercise to create a view of the fluid power industry five years in the future. The purpose of the exercise was to identify a set of key factors likely to…

CCEFP Webcast Recap: Four-Quadrant Motor & Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids

The 2018 CCEFP Webcast Series continued Wednesday, March 28. Ashlie Martini of the University of California Merced presented an update on the Simulation, Rheology and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Solutions project, and James Marschand of Purdue University presented an update on the Four-Quadrant Multi-Fluid Pump/Motor project. The webcast schedule has been set through June 2018. The next webinar…
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NFPA Welcomes New Distributor Member: J.M. Grimstad

J.M. Grimstad is a fluid power distributor and engineered systems provider headquartered in Muskego, Wisconsin, and covers the upper Midwest. Through their Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) plan, the employees are the owners of J.M. Grimstad, making them fully committed every step of the way, from system design and manufacturing to every fluid power and…
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Member News: ITT Announces President of Motion Technologies Business

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 ITT Corporation. ITT Corporation recently announced its appointment of Carlo Ghirardo as president of its Motion Technologies business. He will be responsible for the strategic and operating…

Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Hired as Intern at HUSCO

Spencer Tiegs, the 2017 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, interviewed with and was hired as a summer intern by NFPA member, HUSCO International. Spencer will be working as a Design Engineering intern on the Automotive Design team this summer. He won the Robotics Challenge $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per year for four years) for his work in…