fluid power standardization
As the International Standards Organization (ISO) secretariat for Technical Committee (TC 131) – Fluid power, NFPA coordinates standardization work, both internationally at the ISO level and nationally at the technical advisory group level. NFPA is looking for cylinder engineers interested in participating in this work. Committee members view and download documents and reply to ballots...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge logo
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 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge for 2021 is underway, and companies are already starting to claim their spots as judges, mentors, and sponsors....

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
The 2020 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference brought the engaging content and thought-provoking insights that our members expect when strategizing for the year ahead — all through an innovative virtual experience. A total of 120 companies joined us via the custom online platform to learn about what’s next in the fluid power economy. Attendees heard...

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Episode 28 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Scott Betzen of Poclain Hydraulics and Daniel Skelton of Terra Drive Systems (TDS). The duo provides insight into their work with hydraulic all-wheel-drive for on-highway vehicles and the impact it continues to make on the market. Here's a sample of what...

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Fluid Power Machinery
Available to NFPA members and non-members alike. Download and share this report with your colleagues and customers today!  The sixth Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry outlines the thriving impact the fluid power industry has worldwide and is a tool that members can use to promote the fluid power industry to external stakeholders—customers, users, government officials, the public at-large—anyone...

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Collaboration
By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO As our Board Chair Ray Chambers recently communicated, the NFPA Board of Directors met virtually in late June 2020 for its annual strategic retreat. Among other topics of focus, the Board reviewed the program successes NFPA achieved in its 2019-20 fiscal year. In this post, I would like to share with...

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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 fourteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Alexander...

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NFPA member news
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 MP Filtri USA. MP Filtri USA recently completed its move to a new Quakertown, Pennsylvania headquarters. The new 59,000 sq. ft. facility is on a 7.4-acre campus and...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
September 2020 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference September 3, 2020 | 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Central Time) Register Here*  If you are looking for another reason to attend the upcoming NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference, we have at least three: the exclusive presentations. The virtual event will feature content on a highly requested topic, contamination in fluid power systems. Our speakers...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge logo
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. With the support of NFPA Pascal Society donors, the 2020/21 school year’s NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge program will...

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