Tag Archives: FAMTEN

Programs like the Fluid Power Action Challenge and Fast Track to Fluid Power are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. After weeks of prototyping and preparation, 140 students came together at Triton College to...

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Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. Last month, Deltrol Fluid Products began its 11th annual Fluid Power Action Challenge in River Grove, Illinois....

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Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power/FAMTEN are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  NFPA, Deltrol Fluid Products, QCC, and Triton College in Illinois received a Best Practices award from the Des Plaines Valley Region (DVR) Education for Employment...

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Fluid Power Action Challenge
Four years ago, Price Engineering launched its first Fluid Power Action Challenge in Waukesha, Wisconsin with nine teams. This year, 52 teams made up of over 200 local middle school students worked to design and build a fluid power mechanism in three hours before competing against each other in a timed event. The goal was to...

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On June 26 and 27, six high school teachers from four local high schools attended the FAMTEN (Fluid Power and Applied Mechatronics Training and Employment Network) high school teacher training held at Waukesha County Technical College in Wisconsin. Four local NFPA member companies attended the training and/or the networking lunch to connect with the teachers. The...

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NFPA FAMTEN Network
    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO As we approach a new year, many NFPA members are putting together their business plans for their next fiscal year. That makes it a great time for me to remind everyone of a new program in NFPA’s fluid power workforce development initiative, and to ask interested members to...

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NFPA member news
    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In early October 2016, NFPA submitted an application to the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support fluid power technical education in the United States. The resulting program, should our application be approved, will be called FAMTEN (formerly described as FAMTEC), the...

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