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NFPA membership continues to grow

NFPA Membership Continues to Grow

AAH Fluid Power Chesterfield, MI – AAH Fluid Power is a provider of remanufactured and new replacement piston and vane pumps, motors and valves. Their key brands include: Denison, Oilgear, Racine, Rexroth and Vickers. They also offer a full repair service program. Member since 8/22/2014. Greenco Manufacturing Corporation Tampa, FL – Greenco Corporation manufactures pneumatic…
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Using ISO Standards to Drive Energy Efficiency Improvements

This is the first article in a series being written in NFPA News to keep our members better informed about Standards development and to also report on the progress of this energy efficiency initiative as it relates to ISO Standards. In an effort to ensure a better design and maintenance in existing fluid power components…
Membership continues to grow

NFPA Membership Continues to Grow

Honeywell Sensing & Control Golden Valley, MN – Honeywell S&C offers more than 50,000 products ranging from snap action, limit, toggle and pressure switches to position, speed and airflow sensors to meet any industry’s requirements and any company’s needs. While our switch and sensor solutions meet a wide array of basic and complex applications, our…
NFPA Confidential Shipment Statistics

NFPA Confidential Shipment Statistics — Market Trends

NFPA is a source for data that can help you identify industry trends. The data used in the trend charts are just a few examples drawn from NFPA’s Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) program. The full CSS report is available only to NFPA members who participate in the CSS program. To participate and start getting the…
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NFPA Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets

Look ahead and anticipate change with the NFPA Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets. This quarterly report, supplied by Alan Beaulieu and the Institute for Trend Research (ITR), includes an outlook, trend graph and commentary on the current year and next two years ahead for all of fluid power’s most popular customer markets, hydraulics, pneumatics, and…
ISO/TC 131 Meetings in San Antonio

Hydraulic Fluid Power — Dimensions and Requirements of Quick-Action Couplings Standard Updated

ISO 7241:2014 which specifies the interface dimensions and basic performance requirements for two series of hydraulic quick-action couplings has recently been published. This Standard provides users of hydraulic components with a standardized method to help reduce the environmental impact of fluid power components and systems. The two series of hydraulic quick-action couplings are in widespread…
Danfoss India and Eaton Teaching Fluid Power in India

Fluid Power Challenge Is Going Global

On Pascal Day, June 19, the Fluid Power Society of India (FPSI) began teaching fluid power to 7th and 8th grade students in Pune, India. The curriculum they used was provided by NFPA and was from the Wauwatosa, Wisconsin School District. Danfoss India sponsored the hydraulic kits and Eaton volunteers participated. The group has held…
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NFPA Member News – August 20, 2014

Applied Industrial Technologies reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal 2014 year ended June 30. Net sales for the quarter were $654.6 million, an increase of 2.2 percent compared with $640.5 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net income for the quarter was $29.7 million, or $0.71 per share, compared with $32.3…
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Fluid Power Industry Leaders Invited to Attend 2014 American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit

by Eric Lanke, CEO I’ve been posting some lately about NFPA’s efforts to develop a program within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that can fund and focus on energy efficiency improvements using fluid power technology, including our involvement with The U.S. Council of Competitiveness and their partnership with the DOE, the American Energy & Manufacturing Competitiveness…
Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference

FPIRC14 to Feature Panel on Fluid Power Innovation, Marketplace and Workforce Development

As the only consortium of its kind in North America, the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invites you to the first annual Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 2014 (FPIRC14) to connect with the best and the brightest research faculty, trained students, and practitioners in the field of fluid power technology. The…
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Fluid Power’s Role in Our Nation’s Energy Efficient Future Part 8: Technologies Driving the U.S. to Our Energy Future

by Eric Lanke, CEO Eighth in a series of articles describing NFPA’s actions focused on the development of a program within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that can fund and focus on energy efficiency improvements using fluid power technology. The envisioned program would be partly research-focused, helping to develop new energy efficient fluid power…
NFPA Foundation Donor Impact Report

NFPA Foundation Report – August 12, 2014

A re-recording of the presentation given at the 2014 NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference, describing the publication of the Foundation’s new Donor Impact Report and the launch of its new annual giving society. A copy of the Donor Impact Report can be accessed here. Watch the video below: [youtube id=”2DV7xH8KlPo” width=”620″ height=”360″]