Tag Archives: fluid power

NFPA News
Together with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, NFPA is launching the NFPA Executive Leadership Program, a series of six full-day leadership sessions tailored specifically to the needs of the fluid power industry. The sessions will take place over the course of 18 months, and the first session in the series will take...

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industry trends, industry update
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...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At our recent Annual Conference in Laguna Beach, California, I shared the key ways NFPA is fulfilling its mission to strengthen the fluid power industry. In this, the fourth NFPA News post in this series, I’d like to share some of the things I said regarding NFPA’s objective to...

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FORCE America recently held their fourth annual Fluid Power Action Challenge at Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC). Co-sponsored by BRAAS Company and SMC, this year's event boasted 17 teams. One middle school teacher from a school that sent four teams to the event had this to say about the experience: “The students learn in-depth...

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Annual Report on the Fluid Power Industry
The fifth Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry has just been released on the NFPA website. Download and share it with your colleagues and clients today!   Fluid power is a workhorse across the U.S. economy and is used in dozens of industries and hundreds of applications. This new report outlines the thriving impact...

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Stats Fact of the Week
NFPA’s May 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, continues to point to a downturn in the U.S. fluid power marketplace. All three trend analysis indicators (year-to-year percent change, month-to-month percent change, and year-to-date percent change) displayed declining conditions,...

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Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day) is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. This year’s MFG Day will be Friday, October 4. Again this year, because of its alignment with our workforce development objectives, NFPA will support events related to MFG Day through our own programs and encouraging member...

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Fluid Power Hall of Fame
The Fluid Power Hall of Fame has inducted 11 industry leaders, six posthumously, for 2019. The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is the host this year and recently announced the following inductees: Lynn Charlson* Hank Fleischer Willie Franke* John Groot, CFPPS-Emeritus Ray Hanley* CFPAI-Emeritus William (Bill) Moog* Ernie Parker, CFPAI Dr. Nicholas Peppiatt, Ph.D. Larry Shea,...

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fluid power standardization
Twenty-eight committee members of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to Subcommittee 6 – Contamination control reconvened the week of June 10 in St. Augustine, Florida. The focus of the meeting was on deliverables for the October 2019 TC 131/SC 6 meetings in Milan, Italy where U.S. experts will meet with worldwide engineering counterparts. Work continues...

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NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 12 – 14, 2019 Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort, Oak Brook, IL Learn More | Register | Book Your Hotel Room Ensure you have your spot at the 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference and in the hotel room block before the July 12 deadline for early bird registration and hotel room reservations. The early bird registration rate saves NFPA members...

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