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Keep up to date with the latest in member benefits, what's happening in the association, and updates about the fluid power industry.

NFPA Launches Member Internship Support Program

As part of our efforts to better connect talented students to the fluid power industry, we are now offering up to $5,000 to help support NFPA member company fluid power internship/co-op programs. NFPA members that apply for support will receive information on quality candidates for their open positions. The information is collected by NFPA staff in…
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Reminder: Download the New U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief

Looking for the latest data on our industry? NFPA’s new report, the U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief, is available for free download by members and non-members. The Brief replaced NFPA’s Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry and will adopt a cadence of release every other year. The Brief is a tool that members…

Fluid Power Presentation Featured in World Ag Expo Seminar Lineup

Part of NFPA’s mission is to provide opportunities and resources for its members to promote the unique strengths and inherent advantages offered by modern fluid power technology. To this end, a new education program strategy targeting trade shows in key customer markets is set to add to our existing menu of programs and help further…
Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

Sponsor the 2021-2022 NFPA Vehicle Challenge

The 2021-2022 NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is launching soon! We are expanding this program to include students from up to 21 geographically diverse universities, which will increase your company’s connection to the talent pool emerging from schools across the country. University teams are confirming their participation, and companies are already starting to claim their spots as judges,…
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NFPA Welcomes New Member: A.W. Chesterton Company

NFPA’s newest supplier member, A.W. Chesterton Company, is a leading global manufacturer of hydraulic seals, rotary seals, mechanical seals, packings and gaskets, industrial lubricants and coatings. It specializes in improving the reliability of process equipment and reducing downtime. Established as a purveyor of steamboat and engineering supplies in 1884, Chesterton has grown ​from a manufacturer…
2020 Annual Conference

Save the Date for the 2022 Annual Conference

2022 NFPA Annual Conference February 23-25, 2022 Arizona Biltmore Phoenix, AZ The 2022 NFPA Annual Conference is quickly approaching. Consistently one of the best industry networking events of the year, this conference attracts attendees from across the fluid power supply chain. The 2022 conference will take place February 23-25, 2022 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.…

Fluid Power Forum Discusses the Lasting Impact of the Fluid Power Action Challenge

Episode 55 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Heidi Kent of Ashby Public School in Minnesota. Listen below to hear about the process for competing in an NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge and learn how companies in the industry can participate. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people,…

Use Industry Data and Market Resources to Make Informed Decisions for the Remainder of 2021

The annual Industry & Economic Outlook Conference is now over and left attendees with many actionable insights to guide them through the coming months, but several NFPA Market Reports can help take those insights a step further for an even stronger ending to 2021. Reports and programs to pay special attention to as we move into the…

IFPE Selects Its First Female Show Chair

IFPE recently selected Marcia Klein, Treasurer at Casappa Corporation, to serve as chair for the 2023 show. Additionally, Bob Pettit, North American CEO of HAWE Hydraulik, was named co-chair. “It really is an honor to lead efforts to develop the next edition of the fluid power industry’s most important trade show, IFPE,” said Klein, according…

Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner—Sawyer Newman

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 fifteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Sawyer…
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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Vis Hydraulics

NFPA’s latest manufacturer member, Vis Hydraulics, has been designing, manufacturing and marketing world class cartridge valve technology since 2009. Vis Hydraulics offers a full line of solenoid operated, directional control, pressure control, motion control, flow control and proportional control valves that cater to customer’s cartridge valve needs. Vis Hydraulics is committed to design innovation, research,…
Fluid Power Machinery

NFPA Releases New U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief

A new report, the U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded by members and non-members from the following website: https://www.nfpa.com/home/industry-stats/Industry-Brief.htm The Brief will be replacing NFPA’s Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry and will adopt a cadence of release every other year.…