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Member News: Continental Hydraulics and Hydreco Merge North American Operations

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 Continental Hydraulics. Duplomatic Group recently announced that as of January 1, 2021, Continental Hydraulics and Hydreco Inc. have combined their activities in North America to become a…

Last Chance to Register for 2021 Annual Conference

2021 NFPA Annual Conference  February 24-26, 2021 Virtual & In-Person Options Available Learn More | Register  Time is running out to register for NFPA’s 2021 Annual Conference. This year’s event offers both a virtual and in-person option to our members, which makes the conference more accessible than ever before. There are already a large number of NFPA members registered for the event —…
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Expand Your Network at the March Quarterly Conference

March 2021 NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference March 4, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 11:50 AM (Central Time) Virtual Delivery Optional Pre-Conference Networking Preview: March 3, 2021, 10am-11am CT NFPA and FPIC will conduct the March 4 Quarterly Conference via Remo, in response to positive attendee feedback from the December 2020 event. If you missed the last conference, you can preview…

Fast Stats Feature: NFPA’s Trends in Capacity Utilization

The Trends in Capacity Utilization Report is a valuable indicator that predicts turning points for various economic factors to help prepare your company for future changes in manufacturing, employment and more. Recent report updates have shown bounce backs in almost all areas except for energy, including a more dramatic bounce back in capacity utilization for machinery industries,…
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Fluid Power Forum Explores Applications of External Gear Pumps

Episode 41 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Aldo Toscano, President of Marzocchi Pumps. Listen below to hear about the important role low-noise gear pumps play in automotive technology. Listen to the Podcast This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the…
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Explore Unique Advantages of Fluid Power Technology

From enabling artistic architecture to protecting homes from hurricane damage, #OnlyFluidPowerCan perform the many unique tasks that keep our world running. The fluid power industry is often overlooked in terms of its contributions to society as we know it, but now you can learn everything about the impact of fluid power in the United States…
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NFPA Invests in University Fluid Power Programs

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is committed to supporting university fluid power education and programs across the country. While NFPA has awarded various grants over the years, the University Fluid Power Grant Program is specifically designed to provide funding to faculty to implement new and/or add more fluid power courses and content to their…

Leyden High School Gets Creative with Fluid Power Action Challenge Kits

The Fluid Power Action Challenge was developed for middle school students to increase awareness of fluid power technology and to promote critical thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills. This fun and engaging event allows students to learn the engineering design process and see their fluid power machines come to life when they meet to compete against…
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Member News: Danfoss Acquires Artemis Intelligent Power

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 Danfoss. Danfoss recently announced the full acquisition of Artemis Intelligent Power Ltd (AIP), a Scotland-based company specializing in hydraulic system development. The acquisition was initiated in October…
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Reconnect with Your Industry Peers at the 2021 NFPA Annual Conference

2021 NFPA Annual Conference  February 24-26, 2021 Virtual & In-Person Options Available Learn More | Register  There is still time to register for the 2021 Annual Conference, whether you plan to attend virtually or in-person. Here are the top reasons to secure your spot today: Network with top fluid power industry leaders via a ballroom-inspired online platform or in-person at the Omni Scottsdale Resort…
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March NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference to Feature Can’t-Miss Presentations

March 2021 NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference March 4, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 11:50 AM (Central Time) Virtual Delivery The March 2021 NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference (formerly: Regional Conference) is set to deliver all the exclusive fluid power content our members have come to expect. The upcoming conference content will cover a number of topics pertaining to advanced technologies for…
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Updated Industry Trends Data Available

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…