Tag Archives: pneumatics

NFPA's workforce team traveled to Dallas, TX for the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association's 79th Annual Conference. This was a great opportunity for the NFPA's fluid power workforce development and education initiatives to get in front of 1,500 educators and decision makers at the STEM Showcase. We were able to inform them about our...

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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
  IFPE 2017 March 7-11, 2017 Las Vegas Convention Center   Set-up has already begun for IFPE 2017, and NFPA will once again have a strong presence at the March 7-11 show. While the show provides the perfect opportunity for companies to showcase their specialties and for industry leaders and engineers to learn more about...

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O-Ring Student Career Connections Event
In February, NFPA member O-ring Sales and Service Inc. partnered with Inventive Engineering Solutions and hosted an NFPA Student Career Connections Program. Together, they organized a company tour for high school students at their testing facility. The company representatives were able to engage with the students and talk about careers in fluid power. The students...

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Strategic Planning
See what's new in fluid power at IFPE 2017. In addition to seeing state-of-the-art fluid power technologies in action on the show floor, attendees have multiple opportunities to learn about new developments and emerging technologies to stay ahead of the curve. 1. The Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference (EEHPC) Taking place March 8-10, the EEHPC...

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Strategic Planning
Established in 1962, the Fluid Power Institute™ (FPI) at MSOE is a leader in fluid power education, motion control, research and evaluation, distinguishing itself as one of the nation’s foremost academic fluid power research laboratories. To further support its industrial partners, the FPI has established the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) to provide quarterly half-day...

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World Fluid Power Summit
    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The world of fluid power is getting ready to gather at IFPE 2017, the leading international exposition and technical conference dedicated to the integration of fluid power with other technologies for power transmission and motion control applications. But one event hosted by the NFPA will truly bring the world...

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NFPA member news
Attendees at IFPE 2017 have the opportunity to not only see existing technologies at work on the show floor, but also learn about new developments and emerging technologies during the Energy Efficient Hydraulics & Pneumatics Conference (EEHPC). The conference takes place March 8-10 and is aimed at professionals who design or maintain fluid power systems....

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Capitol Hill
    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Last February, NFPA partnered with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) to coordinate visits to Congressional offices to advocate for new federal funding for fluid power research. Representatives from eight NFPA member companies joined NFPA and CCEFP on visits to 20 different offices on both the...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon
    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that describes an industry-wide consensus regarding the pre-competitive research and development needs associated with improving the design and function of fluid power components and systems. It is used by the NFPA and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)...

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