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Programs like the NFPA Research Supplement Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently had the pleasure of attending the October 2019 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid...

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fluid power podcast
Episode 6 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Mark Bokorney of Sun Hydraulics who, as the chair of NFPA’s Roadmap Committee, led the committee's 2019 update to the Technology Roadmap for the U.S. Fluid Power Industry – a document that lays out a pre-competitive R&D agenda for fluid power technology to better...

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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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March 2 FPIC seminar
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) June 7, 2019 Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Register Here Expand your knowledge of the Internet of Things in fluid power at the June 7 half-day Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) seminar. This seminar will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee and will kick off with breakfast and networking. The presentations for...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The latest CEO video is a re-recording of the presentation I gave at the 2017 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference Technology Roadmap Forum lunch session, which covered the content of 2017 NFPA Technology Roadmap updates. The NFPA Technology Roadmap was created to provide an industry-wide consensus on the pre-competitive research...

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MSOE FPIC
Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) September 8, 2017 InterContinental Hotel Milwaukee, WI Register Here Learn more about energy efficient hydraulic fluids at MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC), September 8, 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A full agenda for the seminar is available here. All NFPA members are able to attend free, but members...

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NFPA member news
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   A new publication, the 2017 NFPA Technology Roadmap: Improving the Design and Function of Fluid Power Components and Systems, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded after a brief registration process from the following website: http://www.nfpa.com/fluidpower/fluidpowertechnologyroadmaps.aspx The purpose of the Roadmap is to...

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Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC)
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   The next seminar of MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) will be held on September 8, 2017, at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The focus will be on energy efficient hydraulic fluids. A full agenda for the seminar can be accessed here. Through its quarterly series of half-day...

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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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Education Roadmap road to horizon
    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Technology Roadmap will begin its biennial update process at the NFPA Roadmap Committee meeting taking place during the April 4 - 6 CCEFP Industry University Summit at Texas A&M. The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that describes an industry-wide consensus regarding the pre-competitive research and development...

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