Tag Archives: NFPA

MPTE
2019 Motion + Power Technology Expo October 15-17, 2019 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan Registration Code for NFPA Members: MPTNFPA Learn about the latest motion control technologies for less! Early bird registration ends this Friday, September 13, 2019 for the Motion + Power Technology Expo—a trade show, dual-track MPT Conference, and short-course technical seminars. The event is scheduled...

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March 2 FPIC seminar
The Milwaukee NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference held last week drew an audience of 80 and kicked off a year of practical presentations on  Internet of Things (IoT) for fluid power, presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium of the Milwaukee School of Engineering and offered free of charge to NFPA...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I hope everyone is downloading and enjoying our bi-weekly episodes of Fluid Power Forum – NFPA’s new podcast focused on interesting and innovative uses of fluid power, and the people behind them. With the publication of the 2019 NFPA Technology Roadmap (download your copy here), there’s a new laundry...

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Stats Deep Dive
NFPA’s Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) delivers a variety of industry expert-identified indicators for the fluid power industry every year. Whether short-term leading indicators, long-term leading indicators, or coincident indicators, attendees always walk away from this event with quite a few options. But before attendees apply these new resources back at the office, I...

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fluid power podcast
Episode 3 of NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast is now live. This episode features Mike Terzo of Terzo Power Systems, who talks about a new generation of electro-hydraulic smart pumps and power units, and how they defy easy categorization. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward....

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New Market Information Website Launched
The annual Industry & Economic Outlook Conference is now over and left attendees with many actionable insights to guide them through the coming months, but several NFPA Market Reports can help take those insights a step further for an even stronger ending to 2019. Reports and programs to pay special attention to as we move into the...

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Fluid Power Robotics Challenge
The NFPA recently opened applications for the fourth annual NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The $40,000 merit-based scholarship  ($10,000 per year for four years) will go to a high school senior who participates as part of a 2020 FIRST® Robotics or National Robotics League (NRL) Competition Team and uses fluid power in the competition robot. The scholarship...

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CCEFP Summit
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently attended the June 2019 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) at Purdue University. This was the second of two meetings in our last fiscal year where the fluid power research projects supported by our new NFPA Research Supplement Program were presented. In...

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NFPA membership connections
VEST, Inc. is an innovation-driven company offering hydraulic systems engineering software solutions for distributors, system integrators, and select hydraulic OEMs. VEST has offered a variety of desktop solutions to the fluid power industry since 2000 that provide engineers with the end-to-end automation needed to perform 2D/3D CAD design of hydraulic circuits and manifold assemblies. VEST...

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NFPA Member Company News
NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week's update comes from Ross Controls. Troy, Michigan-based Ross Controls recently acquired Pneumatrol Ltd., a pneumatic component manufacturer headquartered in Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, UK. Pneumatrol started in 2013 and manufactures hazardous and safe-area...

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