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2015 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament Registration is OPEN

Register Today for NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser at the 2021 IEOC

NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser at the 2021 IEOCAugust 16, 2021Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference CenterRegister for Golf | Book Your Hotel Room  NFPA’s Industry and Economic Outlook Conference is best known for its premier networking, enriching educational content and, of course, the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser.The Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center provides a top-rated golf…
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Fluid Power Forum Discusses Advancements in Motor Grading Technology

Episode 51 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Jeff Kuehn of Caterpillar. Listen below to hear about the latest in motor grading technology and how advanced features are making machine operation more accessible. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the…

IFPS Announces 2021 Fluid Power Hall of Fame Inductees

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) recently announced that nine new industry leaders have been inducted to the 2021 Fluid Power Hall of Fame. The 2021 inductees include: Peter Achten Timothy Bailey Harley Bergen – Posthumous Jim Brizzolara George Doig Richard Fontecchio – Posthumous Craig M. Fox Medhat Khalil Noah Manring The award was created…

IFPS Announces Student Winner for “Geared Up Grad” Sweepstakes

Conrad Adams was recently announced as the first winner of the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) Geared Up Grad Sweepstakes, a program that awards one post-secondary student with the chance to connect with industry professionals, a one-year IFPS membership and a copy of Fluid Power Reference Handbook. Conrad majors in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University…
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Member News: MTS Sensors Becomes Temposonics

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 Temposonics. MTS Sensors recently began to operate under the Temposonics brand name, a change that updated the company logo and branding. This change came about due to…

New Visibility Opportunities at the 2021 IEOC

2021 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)August 16 – 18, 2021Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference CenterRegister | Book Your Hotel Room As the most popular NFPA event each year, the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is the perfect venue to get your company extra exposure in front of a targeted audience. This year, sponsorships for NFPA…
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2021 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Announced

Programs like the Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. Caleb Qiu of Midland, Michigan is the winner of the 2021 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. Despite a number of FIRST® Robotics…

Fluid Power Clubs Conduct Hands-On Projects

This academic year, NFPA supported 13 Fluid Power Clubs on university campuses across the country. The goal of this initiative is to get underclassmen introduced to and interested in fluid power, and connect students to industry professionals to learn about careers in fluid power. NFPA funds each club with up to $2,000 stipends to support…
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NFPA Welcomes New Economic & Statistical Services Manager

Sam Diedrich joined NFPA on June 22 as the new Economic & Statistical Services Manager. Sam graduated this past May from University of Wisconsin La Crosse with a major in Economics and a minor in Statistics. His areas of focus included working with data through courses such as Econometrics and Data Analysis for Business Applications,…
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NFPA Welcomes New Supplier Member: Rollon Hydraulics Pvt Ltd

Rollon Hydraulics, based in Bengaluru, India, manufactures spools, poppets, sleeves, relief valve sub-assemblies and other critical components used in hydraulic valves and pumps. Applications for the company’s products include agricultural, material handline, earth moving, and construction equipment.

Important 2021 IEOC Deadlines Approaching

2021 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)August 16 – 18, 2021Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference CenterView Schedule | Register | Book Your Hotel Room The 2021 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference early bird conference registration and hotel room block reservation deadlines are quickly approaching. The early bird event registration deadline is Friday, July 9 and will save NFPA members $150 on…
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Fluid Power Forum Discusses Expanding Workforce Opportunities with New Hose Crimping Technology

Fluid Power Forum has officially hit 50 episodes, and we couldn’t have done it without our supportive audience and fascinating guests. In celebration of this achievement, this episode features Cindy Cookson of Gates. Listen below to hear about the latest advancements in hose crimping technology and how a digital interface is expanding access to the…