Membership continues to grow
Weber-Hydraulik—Hyco Alabama, LLC Arab, AL - Weber-Hydraulik—Hyco Alabama, LLC, based in Arab, Alabama, is a manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders, valves, manifolds and electronic controls offering system engineering and design specific to customer requirements. They are a global supplier of hydraulic solutions. Member since 2/18/2015.
Company Profile
NFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News With NFPA membership at an all-time high, publishing a short profile of an NFPA member each week is one way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is Hartmann Controls, Inc. Hartmann Controls, Inc. manufactures a variety of products for the fluid power industry....

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A new NFPA workforce program will connect industry with educators to help develop and maintain fluid power labs at universities and community colleges. The Adopt-A-Lab program will foster learning about fluid power and help build a potential pipeline for new hires. The program will match-make companies with a school in their area that already teaches hydraulics...

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LeanWerks Ogden, UT - Leanwerks engineers, designs, and manufactures a proprietary line of fluid end valves for the pressure pumping segment of the upstream oil and gas industry under the brand “Vex Valve.” The Vex Valve incorporates a hardened steel seat, billet machined poppet, and engineered urethane insert. In addition to the Vex Valve product,...

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Milwaukee Regional Meeting
The 2015 NFPA Detroit Regional Meeting scheduled for March 26 at Macomb Community College in Warren, MI, will include a special presentation by Michael J. Coast, President and CEO of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center.  Mike’s presentation, “Adapting for Success” will be relevant for all companies whether based in Michigan or elsewhere. Also scheduled at...

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Standards Development
The U. S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/TC 131- fluid power systems has been working on a number of new projects that will eventually become published ISO Standards. Following is a sampling of current projects underway in the committees: Committee Draft of ISO 3968 - Hydraulic fluid power — Filters — Evaluation of differential pressure versus...

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Cummins Filtration Madison Wisconsin
  By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO My travels recently took me to Madison, WI, so I decided to swing by Cummins Filtration in a little town outside of Madison called Stoughton. Barry Verdegan was my host, who has been involved in fluid power standards for a long time, and is now the chair of the...

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NFPA membership connections
NFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News With NFPA membership at an all-time high, publishing a short profile of an NFPA member each week is one way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is Yates Industries, Inc. An NFPA member since 2004, Yates Industries, Inc. was founded in 1972 by...

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IFPS-certification
Are you looking for ways to train and access technical employees? As part of our mission to build and connect our members to an educated workforce, NFPA partners with other organizations—the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is one of them. Through its multifaceted work in education, training, and certification, IFPS strengthens and advances professional careers...

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