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Golf
2019 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament August 12, 2019 Willow Crest Golf Club, Oak Brook, IL Register | See Who's Golfing The 11th annual NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament is coming up fast. Held at the Willow Crest Golf Club  there are a number of reasons this is a can’t miss event: Extend your networking efforts: Take some of the pressure off and...

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Golf
August 12, 2019 Willow Crest Golf Club, Oak Brook, IL Registration is now open for the 2019 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament! This year’s tournament will be held at the Willow Crest Golf Club, which is on the grounds of the host hotel of the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference. Played in a “Four Player Modified Scramble”...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On May 13, I attended a dedication event for the new Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Motion Control Lab. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation supported the project by giving MSOE a $97,000 Lab Grant in 2013, which they used to rebuild and upgrade the existing lab to reflect...

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded a $25,000 Curriculum Grant to the University of Missouri for a project titled “Fluid Power Case Study Development.” The project will be aimed at developing three dynamical case studies to supplement the Fluid Power System Dynamics and Control mini-book. The three case studies will include robotics, aircraft,...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
The 2018-19 NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is off to an exciting start! Coinciding with their senior capstone design courses, fifteen universities have registered to compete in this year's program. In the first semester of the Vehicle Challenge, teams gain knowledge in fluid power components, circuits, and systems, and their use in controlling force and motion....

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Finding fluid power-educated workforce candidates is an ongoing challenge for NFPA members, so I wanted to take this opportunity to reinforce one important benefit of donating in the NFPA Foundation’s Pascal Society. Pascal Society donors – of any level: Gold, Silver or Bronze – are invited to post their...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation recently awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here's one of the winners, Allison Potts. She is continuing her studies at the College of Central Florida, pursuing an A.S. degree in the Advanced Manufacturing Specialization. We asked Allison about winning the scholarship . ....

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As part of our efforts to get the next generation familiar with and interested in careers in the fluid power industry, NFPA is launching a new Speakers Bureau program. We’re looking for industry people to go to local universities and talk to students about career possibilities in fluid power. Making an impact is easy. NFPA...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation recently awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Robert German. He is continuing his studies at Norco College in Norco, California and is enrolled in the Accelerated Certificate Employment (ACE) Industrial Automation program. We asked Robert about winning the...

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CCEFP Webinar
The new CCEFP Webinar Series kicked off September 26 and featured two NFPA Foundation Research Supplement recipients: Polymer-Enhanced Fluid Effects on Mechanical Efficiency of Hydraulic Pumps (Paul Michael, MSOE and Ashlie Martini, UCA-Merced) and Seamless Electric to Hydraulic Conversion (Jim Van de Ven, UMN and Eric Severson, UWM). The monthly webcast will showcase a number of the other Research Supplement recipients...

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