Stats Deep Dive
As the leading source of fluid power market information in the U.S., NFPA offers a variety of industry analysis and hard data to assist members in planning their next move. While offering such a range of resources can be extremely helpful to most members, for some, it can create the daunting task of pulling together...

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CCEFP Summit
Save the date for the next Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) Summit, scheduled for October 22-24, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Summit will cover the latest breakthroughs in fluid power research, including projects supported by the NFPA Research Supplements. Attendees will learn about innovations in energy conversion, storage, fluid power...

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photo contest
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Fluid Power Professionals' Day photo and video contests, run by the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) and Fluid Power Journal. The winners were announced on June 19 in honor of Fluid Power Professionals' Day. A number of NFPA members won different categories of the contests. Check out the photo...

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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 Valin Corporation. Valin Corporation recently announced its acquisition of Pacific Technical Products, a Valencia, California-based provider of control, motion, and networking products for integrated automation solutions. The...

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation recently awarded $2,000 scholarships to twelve students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, 500-word essay, and two letters of recommendation were required from each applicant. The Foundation’s goal is to help individuals enrolled in high schools, technical colleges, and universities pursue...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 12 – 14, 2019 Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort, Oak Brook, IL View Schedule | Register | Book Your Hotel Room NFPA’s 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) combines valuable networking opportunities with actionable economic insights. There are many reasons it is NFPA’s most popular annual event, but the top takeaways that keep attendees coming back include: Industry Projections The conference...

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Noah Santoni of Richardson, Texas, is the winner of the 2019 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship program received 76 applications this year and helps build awareness of fluid power benefits and careers among high school students. This scholarship program awards $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of June 17, 2019 NFPA’s April 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, again highlighted the slowdown taking place in the U.S. fluid power marketplace. While year-to-year shipment percentages barely remained positive in...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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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. Three new states have been added to the list: New Hampshire New...

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