Tag Archives: Fluid Power Action Challenge

2017 Daman Fluid Power Action Challenge
Daman Products Company held its seventh annual Fluid Power Action Challenge on March 3 at Bethel College. Jimtown Junior High took home not only the Overall Champion trophy, but also the Team Challenge Award. Other winning teams included: John J Young Middle School - Machine Design Award LaSalle - Portfolio Award Jackson - Teamwork Award...

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Fluid Power Action Challenge
Waukesha Community Technical College and member companies Eaton Corporation and Price Engineering recently partnered to host a Workshop Day as a part of their spring Fluid Power Action Challenge. Turnout was strong — 22 teams from seven schools participated. Students will be returning to see how their designs match up against their competitors on Challenge Day, March...

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Poclain Hydraulics kicked off this year's Fluid Power Action Challenge at its Sturtevant facility earlier this month. Students and staff from South Milwaukee High School were in attendance, as were Arlen Garcia of the NFPA and Tom Wanke of the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). Wanke served as the head judge for the competition. Poclain...

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NFPA workforce programs, such as the Fluid Power Action Challenge, fluid power classroom activities, and Student Career Connection events taught a total of 3,623 students about fluid power in 2016. With the help of the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation, we were able to help more schools participate in the challenges, bring fluid power to their...

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Fluid Power Action Challenge
Thank You Sponsors! Jerling Junior High School, after being awarded with an NFPA Grant of $1,400, organized and hosted their first Fluid Power Action Challenge within their school in Orland Park, Illinois. The Workshop and Challenge Days were held at the Orland Park Civic Center with the help of Orland Park’s Mayor, Dan McLaughlin. Other...

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Fluid Power Action Challenges continue to be a popular tradition for some of our educational partners and committed company members. Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) successfully organized and ran their 2016 Fluid Power Action Challenge on November 7.  This was MSOE’s 9th challenge! This year they had 41 teams competing, which added up to about...

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The NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge has proven to be an effective way to introduce middle school students to fluid power as a potential career. And the program is growing. This year we have added two *NEW* Fluid Power Action Challenges in Austell and Fayetteville, Georgia. Both Challenges are open to the public and fully organized...

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NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants continue to help schools bring fluid power educational opportunities to their students. We gave approximately 37 grants to 37 different schools during the 2015-16 school year, which impacted 2,403 students across the nation. These grants were provided to schools interested in bringing fluid power to their classrooms through fluid...

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This spring, North Carolina's Cleveland County Schools sponsored and provided judges for their own Fluid Power Action Challenge. This is the third year the school district has participated in the event. The May event reached dozens of students throughout the area by supporting eight teams from four different schools. It's never too soon to started on...

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