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Member News: Trelleborg Names New Global Segment Director

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 Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions recently announced the promotion of Michael Cook as Global Segment Director, Off-Highway & Marketing Americas Segment Manager, Fluid Power. In this…
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2022 Annual Conference Offers Exclusive Visibility for Sponsors

2022 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 22-24, 2022Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZRegistration Open NFPA expects a large turnout for our 2022 Annual Conference, which makes it an excellent venue to elevate your company’s exposure to top manufacturers, distributors and suppliers in the fluid power industry. By becoming an NFPA sponsor, your company will have the opportunity to be promoted…

Presentation Recordings Now Available For December NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference

Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the virtual December NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference provided an engaging program to the conference’s growing audience. The event featured three industry speakers who used their knowledge and expertise to discuss advanced technologies for eco-friendly fluid power systems. The…

Broader Inflation Reflected in Fluid Power PPI, Expected to Persist

Anyone who follows economic and market data, including NFPA’s Confidential Shipment Statistics, has seen plenty of charts the past 18 months showing dramatic swings as many data series took a plunge during the COVID shut-downs and then jumped back up this year.  Here are a few more. Inflation has been in the news lately, with…

Time Is Running Out to Share Your Fluid Power Expertise at IFPE 2023

From smart systems and energy efficiency to machine safety and motion control, the technology of tomorrow is out there today. There is no better place to discuss these topics with your peers than the International Fluid Power Exposition (IFPE). Each IFPE features targeted education events that provide crucial information on new fluid power, power transmission…
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NFPA Power Partner University, MSOE, Unveils STEM Center

The University Power Partner Program is 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. In addition to the student education and research done at the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Fluid Power Institute, the university recently…
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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Ishino Technology

NFPA’s newest international member, Ishino Technology, focuses on R&D and the manufacture of solenoid valve products. Products from the China-based manufacturer are widely applied for vehicles such as construction machines, trucks, passenger cars and agricultural machines. Ishino has worldwide professional partners from countries in Europe, the Americas and Southeast Asia and is a premium supplier…
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Reasons to Attend NFPA’s 2022 Annual Conference

2022 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 22-24, 2022Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZRegistration Open NFPA’s 2022 Annual Conference, hosted at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, will offer ample opportunities to learn, connect and equip attendees for the year ahead. Though there are dozens of reasons to make an appearance at the conference, here are just five features of the event you…

NFPA Market Information Site Includes Updated ITR Forecast and New Business Intelligence Resources

NFPA’s Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets by ITR includes an annual outlook with phase identifiers for the current year and next two years ahead for 30 of fluid power’s most popular customer markets, as well as hydraulics, pneumatics and the overall fluid power industry. Highlights from the Q4 report include: Economic opportunities for NFPA members: 15 of…

Fluid Power Forum Discusses Hydraulic Upgrades to the Panama Canal

Episode 62 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Parveen Gupta of Bosch Rexroth. Listen below to hear about the process and benefits of utilizing hydraulic technology for one of the most valuable pieces of infrastructure in the world: the Panama Canal. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people,…
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U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief Includes Custom Presentation Opportunity

Quantifying the impact of your business isn’t always easy. Luckily, NFPA’s U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief is an excellent resource for information regarding the fluid power community. Not only does downloading this free report (available to members and non-members) grant you access to industry information such as downstream impact, growth trends and market details, but…
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NFPA Seeking Judges for 2022 Robotics Challenge

NFPA is in need of judges for the upcoming 2022 Robotics Challenge. The program offers a $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates in a FIRST® Robotics, National Robotics League, or VEX Robotics Competition Team and uses fluid power in the competition. The scholarship must be used…