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Promote Jobs to Military Talent on July 14

NFPA is seeking one or two member companies to join us for a Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing event to promote fluid power job opportunities to candidates enrolled in The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program on July 14th from 2:00 – 3:00 PM Central Time. If your company is interested in hiring military-connected…
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Member News: Helios Technologies to Acquire NEM Srl

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 Helios Technologies. Helios Technologies recently signed an agreement to acquire NEM Srl, a company that specializes in hydraulic solutions for handling, construction, industrial vehicles, and agriculture. The…

2021 IEOC Top Reasons to Attend

2021 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)August 16 – 18, 2021Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference CenterView Schedule | Register | Book Your Hotel Room NFPA’s 2021 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) combines valuable networking opportunities with actionable economic insights. NFPA expects the conference will continue to be our most attended annual event, especially after over a year of…
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June 2021 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Conference Recordings Now Available

Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the virtual June NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference provided an engaging program to the conference’s largest audience so far this year. The event featured three industry speakers who used their first-hand expertise to discuss advanced software and smart tools…

See the Downstream Impact of the U.S. Fluid Power Industry

As the needs of our members and the market have changed, our content has adapted — including the upcoming release of NFPA’s new U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief in August 2021. The U.S. Fluid Power Industry Brief will replace NFPA’s Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry but will still provide the information and data that…
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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner—Nathan Maki

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, Nathan…
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Member News: Eaton Acquires Cobham Mission Systems

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 Eaton. Eaton recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Cobham Mission Systems, a manufacturer of air-to-air refueling systems, environmental systems, and actuation for defense markets. The…

2021 IEOC Offers Sought-After Networking Opportunities

2021 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)August 16 – 18, 2021Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference CenterRegister Today Registration for the 2021 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is open, and the conference agenda includes a variety of networking opportunities to help you make quality connections with attendees from across the fluid power supply chain. Here…
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Fluid Power Forum Explores Influence of Contamination Standards on Hydraulic Systems

Episode 49 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Ivan Sheffield of Des-Case and Barry Verdegan of 11171 Solutions LLC. Listen below to hear about the influence of ISO particle-counting contamination standards on the performance and longevity of hydraulic systems. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and…
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Contribute Your Engineering Expertise on Behalf of the Industry

INFLUENCE the global conversation in the standards development process.DISCOVER breakthroughs in fluid power technology.ENGAGE with important fluid power stakeholders and decision makers.JOIN the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to Technical Committee 131 – Fluid Power Systems As the International Standards Organization (ISO) secretariat for Technical Committee (TC 131) – Fluid power, NFPA coordinates standardization work, both internationally at the ISO…

Purdue University Brings Students to NFPA Members

Programs like the Power Partner University Program 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. As NFPA’s first named Power Partner, Purdue University has consistently participated in all educational activities associated with the…

Registration Now Open for the 2021 IEOC

August 16 – 18, 2021Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort, Oak Brook, ILLearn More | Register | Book Your Hotel Room The Industry & Economic Outlook Conference is making its return to an in-person format with an outstanding 2021 lineup of industry experts and exclusive opportunities to network in a reopening world. As always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply…