Internet of Things / IoT Committee
In June 2018, as part of the ongoing efforts to help members keep up with key trends affecting the fluid power industry, the NFPA Board of Directors set a goal to recruit five companies that provide services and products related to the Internet of Things into NFPA membership by the end of June 2019. Since...

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Stats Deep Dive
Several months ago, NFPA reviewed the strong relationship between our opinion-based survey results from the State of the Fluid Power Industry Survey (SOFP) and the industry shipments data collected through our Confidential Shipments Statistics (CSS) program. The article was met with a great deal of positive response and requests for updates, so we're rerunning the...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here's one of the winners, James Gile. He is working on an Associate degree in Diesel Technology at Rosedale Technical College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We asked James about winning the scholarship . . . What does winning...

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NFPA membership connections
Alkon Corporation manufactures and supplies valves, fittings, cylinders, and flow controls. The company offers customized fittings, emergency repair kits, fittings for misting applications, industrial tubing, pipe fittings, barb adapters, compression fittings, tube fittings for plastic tubing, stainless steel fittings, DOT brass push-in fittings, push-in metric fittings, air brake brass push-in fittings, pre-installed push-in fitting cartridges,...

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Survey
The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during the Annual Meeting at NFPA’s Annual Conference at The Montage in Laguna Beach, California on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. All terms will begin July 1, 2019. Only the Official Company Representatives...

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Regional Meeting
The NFPA 2019 Detroit Regional Meeting date has been set for Tuesday, March 26. We’re returning to the John Wayne Lewis Center at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan. This Regional Meeting is co-located with a Fluid Power Action Challenge hosted by Master Pneumatic, and is held over breakfast. In addition to the quality, casual networking these meetings...

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MPTE
2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan The 2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo is set to connect industry-leading manufacturers, suppliers, and experts in the fluid power, mechanical, and electrical industries with more than 4,000 professionals looking for technical solutions. You won't want to miss out on this opportunity to connect...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of February 18, 2019 Anyone that has visited NFPA’s Market Information Resource Menu has probably noticed something a bit counter intuitive: there is an area for global market reports & forecasts and another area for international data. So, what’s the difference between these two areas? Primarily, the difference is...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here's one of the winners, Joshua Plunkett. He is working on an Associate of Applied Science degree in Advanced Automation and Robotics Technology and a second degree in Industrial Technology at Ivy Tech Community College in...

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NFPA membership connections
Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, Classic Coil Company Inc. is a contract manufacturer of electro-magnetic coils for fluid control valves, railroad signaling and control, sensors, motor control, industrial clutches and brakes, and solenoids. The company supports the aerospace, military, medical, and industrial solenoid markets with over 40 years of experience in the coil winding business.