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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
Chris Steele, ITR Economics Thursday, October 26, 10:00 am CST Free to NFPA members! Chris Steele, an economist with ITR Economics, returns this October to help NFPA members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities their companies are facing in the current economic climate. This webinar will provide insights into the latest economic developments...

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NFPA Board of Directors
NFPA Strengthens the Fluid Power Industry by Marc Weston Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer, Danfoss Each June, the NFPA Board of Directors holds a strategic retreat where we talk about the many challenges facing the fluid power industry and what NFPA is and should be doing to help our members address them. It is at...

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CCEFP Webcast
The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 1:00pm EST/ 12:00pm CST. The entire webcast will be dedicated to an update on fluid power research opportunities in the federal government. Registration is required to attend this free webinar. Interested NFPA members should sign up for the Webinar Series by following this link. After registering,...

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freeform flexible hydraulic actuator
The fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) have continued to progress, and all ten of the newly funded projects were presented at the CCEFP Industry-University Summit in April 2017. The Efficient, Integrated, Freeform Flexible Hydraulic Actuator project was presented by Jonathon Slightam, a research assistant at Marquette...

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human scale technology, portable pneumatically powered orthoses
The fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) have continued to progress, and all ten of the newly funded projects were presented at the CCEFP Industry-University Summit in April 2017. The Portable Pneumatically Powered Orthoses project was presented by Girish Krishnan, and Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering student...

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IFPE 2017
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Looking back at another successful IFPE show, there are several observations that spring to mind. First, IFPE and its larger partner show, CONEXPO-CON/AGG, continue to be highly successful platforms for industry to come together in one place and showcase product and technology developments to a broad array of customers....

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CCEFP Webcast
We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Portable Pneumatically Powered Orthoses project, which was presented by Gaurav Singh and Chenzhang Xiao on the April 26 CCEFP Webcast. View the...

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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 Pneumatic...

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IFPE 2017 Standards Meetings
IFPE 2017 was the site of two standards development committee meetings this past March.  Members from NFPA and SAE came together to discuss current and future ISO standards projects in: Contamination control – filtration Connectors – port and fitting ends, flange port connectors, hydraulic and pneumatic quick-action couplings, test methods for fluid power hose assemblies, and other...

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Survey
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Take the Quick Survey on Entry-Level Engineering Skills and Competencies Please respond by Friday, April 7, 2017 Through its Curriculum Grants program, the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is working to increase the amount of fluid power that is taught in undergraduate engineering programs. NFPA’s University Education Committee, which...

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