March 2 FPIC seminar
2020 Detroit NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference March 5, 2020 | 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan Register Here Expand your knowledge of advanced sensor technologies for fluid power systems at the March 5 NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference, presented by NFPA and MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). Registration for the event is now open...

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2020 NFPA Annual Conference February 11-13, 2020 Mandarin Oriental Miami, Miami, Florida Learn More | Register | Book Hotel Room Underlining the key benefits of NFPA’s Future Leaders Network, the 2020 Annual Conference will offer lots of great opportunities for education and networking, plus some fun! On Tuesday, February 11, the Future Leaders will convene for a short meeting featuring Jennifer Parmentier, VP...

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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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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Most NFPA members are aware of NFPA’s close partnership with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Since first co-locating our IFPE trade show with their CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in 2002, we’ve seen tremendous growth in IFPE as well as tremendous synergy between the IFPE exhibitors looking to sell fluid power...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Robotics 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. I recently caught up with Noah Santoni, the 2019 NFPA Robotics Challenge winner. Noah won the $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per...

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Caterpillar and Joliet Junior College Action Challenge 2019 Champions Immaculate Conception Overall Winning Team
Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. After learning about fluid power and the Challenge scenario on Workshop Day in September, student teams spent several...

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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 Hydraulics & Pneumatics. Alan Hitchcox, editor at Hydraulics & Pneumatics, recently announced that he will retire from his full-time editorial duties December 27, 2019 (his birthday) after...

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2020 Annual Conference Suite Deal
2020 NFPA Annual Conference February 11-13, 2020 Mandarin Oriental Miami, Miami, Florida Learn More | Register | Book Hotel Room The 2020 Annual Conference is set to continue NFPA’s focus on diverse topics with solid takeaways for companies throughout the fluid power supply chain. Combined with expert presenters and plenty of networking opportunities with industry leaders, you won’t want to...

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Spencer Tiegs 2017 Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner
Episode 10 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features 2017 NFPA Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, Spencer Tiegs, who presents how his fluid power educational experiences have shaped his life and career. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be...

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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 will begin accepting applications on January 6, 2020 for $2,000 scholarships available to twelve students...

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