Economic Update Webinar
NFPA’s Webinar Archives feature valuable presentations from experts in various fields that NFPA members can view whenever they wish, without leaving the office. The following NFPA webinar recording is now available for viewing by all NFPA members. NFPA’s Economic Update Webinar - Risks and Opportunities in a COVID-19 Economy Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Recorded Thursday,...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the recent virtually held June NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference drew an audience of 150 attendees, our largest crowd to-date. The event featured three industry speakers who used their years of expertise to discuss how precision manufacturing can...

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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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Fluid Power Action Challenge
During the first half of the 2019-2020 school year; NFPA saw strong growth in student engagement for the Action Challenge program in addition to growing industry participation in the program. The program’s growth slowed going into the second half of the school year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but thanks to some innovative ideas from...

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Stats Fact of the Week
NFPA’s April 2020 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends that benchmark company performance, revealed COVID-19’s impact on the fluid power industry with extreme declines in month-to-month and year-to-year fluid power shipment and order trends. These types of declines in both trend analysis measures haven’t appeared...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar is set to provide economic clarity and short-term outlook.
The May 28 NFPA Economic Update Webinar recording will soon be available to members for download and playback. In the meantime, other exclusive market information is available to help further the success of your organization and provide insights into market conditions. The following reports include information relevant to the state of the fluid power economy on both a national and global...

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NFPA’s Careers Site, which is an exclusive benefit to Pascal Society donors, offers an additional way for companies to get in front of potential applicants educated in fluid power. The site is frequently promoted to our education partners and program participants, such as the students involved in the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge, as a way...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
With the June 4 NFPA/FPIC Conference quickly approaching, you may be curious about what the virtual version of this event will look like in terms of interactivity. During previous conferences, attendees had the opportunity to interact and connect with the presenters as well as each other. Despite no networking meals, name tags or exchange of business cards, the half-day...

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yellow crane
Episode 22 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Tom Blansett of the International Fluid Power Society, who explains the benefits of efficient hydraulic systems as well as the adjustments it takes to maximize efficiency. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the...

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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 help members understand trends and plan their next move. While offering such a range of resources alone can be helpful to most members, for some, pulling together and interpreting this information can...

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