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The Fluid Power Action Challenge is a design and build competition where students learn about hydraulic and pneumatic technologies, their real-world applications, engineering challenges, and fluid power careers. Here are the latest milestones in this nationwide, industry-driven educational program. During the fall semester, Deltrol Fluid Products hosted its 10th annual Fluid Power Action Challenge! It...

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Strategic Planning
NFPA’s workforce development programs work to get more students at all levels interested in fluid power. Just recently, NFPA member companies and staff developed a university-level curriculum resource to help get more university students already in mechanical engineering programs interested in pursuing fluid power education and careers. The resource is available at NFPA.com, along with 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, Connor Parrish. He is working on a Mechanical Engineering Technology degree at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. We asked Connor about winning the scholarship . . . What does winning...

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Heroes MAKE America in Fort Hood
As a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes Make America (HMA) program, the National Fluid Power Association and its members are invited to the upcoming HMA Networking Event. Event Details: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (lunch will be provided) Washburn Institute of Technology 5724 Huntoon Street Topeka, KS Heroes MAKE America 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, 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 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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MPTE
The new Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo) will offer a new opportunity for attendees to learn from industry experts in a two-track seminar series called the MPT Conference, during the inaugural event taking place October 15 – 17 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. The trade show and conference is set to bring...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
The 15 university teams competing in the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge recently completed their Design and Specification Midway Reviews. These are webinar presentations prepared and put on by students and scored by industry judges. Students are evaluated on criteria such as their vehicle design and objectives, fluid power circuit, and selection of hardware. This gives judges...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) March 1, 2019 Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Register Here Learn more about the electrification of fluid power systems and how it can minimize production downtime at the upcoming MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee on March 1. The presentations for this seminar are: Bringing Fluid Power...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) March 1, 2019 Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Make connections with other fluid power professionals and learn more about the electrification of fluid power systems at the upcoming MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee on March 1. The presentations for this seminar are: Bringing Fluid Power into the...

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