NFPA Member Company 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 ESP International. ESP International, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based supplier to OEM off-highway equipment markets, recently announced its acquisition of Texas Seal Supply Company, an Arlington, Texas-based seal...

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IEOC Networking
2019 NFPA Annual Conference March 5-7, 2019 Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, California If you haven’t registered for the 2019 Annual Conference yet, here are 10 reasons you should not miss this event! Meet the top fluid power industry leaders all in one place.  [See who you could meet.] Gain insight into the impact and practice of authentic...

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Regional Demand Estimates Report
The new U.S. Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates Report delivers the geographic fluid power data members have long asked for. This Excel-based report is prepared for NFPA by Oxford Economics and profiles the geographic distribution of fluid power products to end-use industries by state, including fluid power sales dollars, fluid power sales percentage, and number of establishments...

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Stats Deep Dive
NFPA’s Stats Toolkit is a cloud-based statistical tool that combines NFPA data sources with popular analytical tools to expands users’ economic view of their companies and industry. It allows users to benchmark company performance, automate time-consuming calculations, conduct industry analysis, identify leading indicators, and create custom forecasts with simple point-and-click menu options that generate graphs...

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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. The most recent list of chosen communities now includes four new states: Michigan Montana...

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The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization of students engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Open to students who are enrolled in or have completed technology education courses, TSA’s membership includes over 250,000 middle and high school students at approximately 2,000 schools in 48 states. TSA is supported by educators, parents, and...

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Internet of Things / IoT Committee
At its June 2018 strategic planning meeting, the NFPA Board of Directors identified the Industrial Internet of Things as a key trend affecting the industry about which NFPA should seek to provide information to members. We’ve moved forward on several fronts; With Board approval, we altered the definition of the NFPA supplier membership to specifically...

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NFPA membership connections
Morrell Inc. began as a trusted resource for premier components, and over the last four decades evolved into The Morrell Group, integrating these components into world-class systems. The Morrell Group is known for complete life-cycle support, serving as a single source for every discipline and resource required for product and process development – from brainstorming...

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Industrial Internet of Things
2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan The 2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo is set to connect the top manufacturers, suppliers, buyers, and experts in the fluid power, mechanical, and electrical industries. The biennial event will take place in Detroit, Michigan, October 15-17, 2019 at the Cobo Center. Over three...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of January 21, 2019 NFPA’s Stats Toolkit is a cloud-based statistical tool that combines NFPA data sources with popular analytical tools to expands users’ economic view of their companies and industry. It allows users to benchmark company performance, automate time-consuming calculations, conduct industry analysis, identify leading indicators, and create custom...

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