Tag Archives: manufacturing

MFG Day
Manufacturing Day 2020 is finally here! Every fall, manufacturers across America open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. Several NFPA member companies are involved in this year’s MFG Day, which is traditionally celebrated on the first Friday in October, but some of them are celebrating all month long. Virtual options...

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I have heard from many NFPA members that in addition to looking for candidates to fill fluid power positions at their company, they are also always looking for people to fill general manufacturing jobs. Because of this, I have been working to connect with contacts from other trade associations that could fill that need. This...

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Manufacturing Day
MFG Day (Manufacturing Day) is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of skilled workers and is an initiative of The Manufacturing Institute, a workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers. Each fall, manufacturers across America open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. NFPA...

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Collaboration
NFPA continues to sponsor The Manufacturing Institute’s (MI) program called Heroes MAKE America (HMA), which offers industry training designed to help our nation’s service members transition into manufacturing careers. HMA has moved to a remote learning environment to continue to support our military community and is preparing for this be the standard as they begin...

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Collaboration
NFPA continues to sponsor The Manufacturing Institute’s (MI) program called Heroes MAKE America (HMA), which offers industry training designed to help our nation’s service members transition into manufacturing careers. The MI has launched a new program in response to COVID-19 called Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing. As all in-person facility tours are on hold, through...

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NFPA News
[Updated May 13 at 8:00 am CST]  A collection of the latest resources from NFPA and other organizations to help NFPA members understand the effects of and make informed decisions about COVID-19.   NFPA Member Response As part of our efforts to provide members with useful information about the implications of COVID-19, NFPA conducted two...

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Navigate economic trends
Despite the current uncertainty across the economy, a number of forecasting webinars and resources are available to help members get clarity on where the industry is and get insights into where it's going in the months ahead. Currently Available Newly released Oxford Economic forecast & market reports, special reports, and special webinar recordings are now available to...

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Since 2018, NFPA has been a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s program called Heroes MAKE America (HMA), which offers industry training designed to help our nation’s service members transition into manufacturing careers. One of NFPA’s key objectives is to increase the number of people educated in fluid power and connect them to careers in the fluid...

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Collaboration
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 Annual Heroes MAKE America Celebration of Veterans luncheon on Tuesday, November 12 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The Celebration of Veterans will recognize the service of our nation's military families and...

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QCC internship program
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.  A few weeks ago, I presented on NFPA's Fast Track to Fluid Power/FAMTEN at the Des Plaines Valley Region (DVR) Education for Employment district...

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