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Fluids that Enhance Performance of Hydraulic Systems (Eco-friendly & Durable) – Register for the Quarterly Technology Conference Today

December 1, 2022 | 8:00am– 11:15pm (Central)Virtual Delivery Registration is now open for the December NFPA Quarterly Technology Conference. The upcoming conference will take place December 1, 2022 and will be held jointly with FPIC. The conference focus is Fluids that Enhance Performance of Hydraulic Systems (Eco-friendly & Durable.) Presentations will be broadcast virtually over…

2023 Annual Conference Features Exciting New Additions to Agenda and Structure

2023 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 14-16, 2023Ojai, CARegistration Now Open NFPA’s Annual Conference has a decades-long history, and the 2023 event will continue to grow the conference with the implementation of several new features. In addition to the exclusive opportunity for the fluid power industry’s top executives to connect and converse, there are many additional benefits…
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NFPA Welcomes New International Member: Veljan Hydrair Private Limited

Veljan, established in 1965, has ISO-9001 certified manufacturing plants in India and offers hydraulic vane/piston pumps, vane motors, cylinders, accumulators, valves (directional, pressure and flow control, check), power units and pneumatic cylinders, rotary actuators, FRLs, valves (directional, flow, check, quick exhaust, shuttle), mufflers, bench presses and control systems.

Vehicle Challenge Midway Review Judges Needed

Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge 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. The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Design and Specification Midway Reviews are set to take place in December and January and offer an excellent opportunity…

New 4th Quarter ITR Forecast Report: Track your 3/12 & 12/12 rates of change in the Stats Toolkit

ITR’s 4th quarter forecast report is now available for free to all members. This report forecasts over 30 different popular fluid power markets and identifies which phase of the business cycle they are in using 3/12 and 12/12 rates of change. NFPA’s Stats Toolkit allows members to automate these rate of change calculations and compare…

Latest Industry Trends Data Now Available

The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Plan Your Next Move NFPA’s industry reports, outlook surveys, forecasts, and data sources allow our members to understand trends and anticipate change with a variety of trend graphs and data analysis for fluid power products, customer markets, and economic…

Get to Know Our Staff – Denise Husenica, Membership Manager

Denise Husenica, MBA, CAE Membership Manager, National Fluid Power Association As NFPA’s Membership Manager, I am responsible for the coordination of activities to regularly engage members in networking opportunities with NFPA conferences and programs.  I also coordinate and ensure the successful alignment of NFPA’s work on international and national standards for fluid power systems and…
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NFPA Welcomes New Member: AKG of America, Inc.

AKG is a global supplier of high-performance radiators, charge air coolers and oil coolers. AKG supplies individual coolers along with complete assemblies including fans, shrouds, valves and other components from its 11 business units in Germany, France, Latvia, Turkey, India, USA, Brazil and China. The company has longstanding and successful partnerships in 24 industry segments,…

Registration Now Open for the December 2022 Quarterly Technology Conference

December 1, 2022 | 8:00am– 11:15pm (Central)Virtual Delivery Registration is now open for the December NFPA Quarterly Technology Conference. The upcoming conference will take place December 1, 2022 and will be held jointly with FPIC. The conference focus is Fluids that Enhance Performance of Hydraulic Systems (Eco-friendly & Durable.) Presentations will be broadcast virtually over…
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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Thomas Lahr

Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships 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. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded nineteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Thomas Lahr.…

Engage with Students: Participate in the Speaker’s Bureau

Through its partnership with Waukesha County Community College (WCTC), the NFPA is committed to creating a pathway to fluid power. NFPA’s Fast Track to Fluid Power is one of NFPA’s flagship workforce development initiatives. The program aims to foster a productive partnership between technical colleges, NFPA's industry partners, and parents and students in local middle and high schools. The first fast-track hub in the Midwest region, WCTC offers two-year fluid power degrees: Automation Systems Technology and Industrial Maintenance Technician.

2023 Annual Conference Registration Now Open

2023 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 14-16, 2022Ojai, CARegistration Now Open Registration is now open for the 2023 NFPA Annual Conference, taking place at the Ojai Valley Inn from February 14-16. This members-only event will offer ample opportunities to network in-person with top fluid power executives as well as enriching presentations from expert speakers covering topics like…