Collaboration
NFPA’s partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute continues to provide resumes of program graduates, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to work in designated communities around the country. Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, and Iowa are new additions to the candidate pool, bringing the total...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
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 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
2019 Chicago NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference December 6, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Register Here Learn about the integration of fluid power with IoT in industrial settings, with examples of practical applications, as well as the business implications of embracing the trend toward IoT. Don’t miss the December 6 NFPA /...

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NFPA Economic Update Webinar recording available
The October 2019 Economic Update Webinar featured Catherine Putney of ITR Economics, and the recording is now available to download. The presentation gave participants a global perspective of the current slowdown and insights into future conditions. Catherine investigated: The current and future state of the U.S. and global economy The short term outlook for the fluid power...

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fluid power podcast
Episode 7 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Donna Ritson of DDR Communications, who presents about the use of industrial robots in markets important to fluid power. The podcast builds upon her presentation at the 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC). This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications...

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Programs like the NFPA Research Supplement Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently had the pleasure of attending the October 2019 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid...

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Stats Deep Dive
NFPA’s Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) has long delivered a variety of fluid power industry indicators identified by industry experts every year. Whether you are looking for a short-term leading indicator, long-term leading indicator, or coincident indicator, you walk away from this August event with quite a few options. But before attendees head back...

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fluid power standardization
The fall ISO/TC 131 meetings were held in Milan, Italy from October 7 – 17, 2019. A record number of fluid power experts attended a combination of 17 subcommittee and/or working group meetings that focused on hydraulic and pneumatic quick-action couplings, o-rings, seals, contamination control/filters, cylinder mounting dimensions, component and system sound measurement, and water...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
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.  The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Trevor Burke. He is attending...

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Cleveland State University Wolstein Center, the site of the 2019 NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting
Cleveland Regional Meeting Morning of November 18, 2019 Cleveland State University Wolstein Center You are invited to join NFPA and WTWH Media November 18-20 at the Cleveland State University Wolstein Center. On Monday morning, attend the NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting, free of charge, and get the industry networking NFPA Regional Meetings are known for. The meeting...

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