Tag Archives: workforce development

Last month, Deltrol Fluid Products began its 11th annual Fluid Power Action Challenge in River Grove, Illinois. Starting this year, the Action Challenge held at Triton College is part of a larger education pathway called Fast Track to Fluid Power/ FAMTEN. The Fast Track to Fluid Power initiative creates strong connections between local technical colleges,...

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Display of research project posters_CCEFP
The CCEFP Summit is a biannual meeting for the fluid power industry and academic researcher collaborators in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. The Summit connects industry to university resources and talent through technical presentations, networking opportunities and facility tours of the host university. I attended this year to better connect with the...

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Collaboration
NFPA’s partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute continues to provide resumes of program graduates, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to work in designated communities around the country. Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, and Iowa are new additions to the candidate pool, bringing the total...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation
Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Trevor Burke. He is attending...

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Collaboration
As a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes Make America (HMA) program, the National Fluid Power Association and its members are invited to the Annual Heroes MAKE America Celebration of Veterans luncheon on Tuesday, November 12 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The Celebration of Veterans will recognize the service of our nation's military families and...

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QCC internship program
Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power/FAMTEN are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  A few weeks ago, I presented on NFPA's Fast Track to Fluid Power/FAMTEN at the Des Plaines Valley Region (DVR) Education for Employment district...

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Leyden High School Students, NFPA and Triton College on Manufacturing Day 2019
Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power/FAMTEN and Student Career Connections are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  On October 11, 2019, NFPA joined about 45 local high school students, including those from participating FAMTEN/Fast Track Leyden high...

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Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power/FAMTEN are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  NFPA, Deltrol Fluid Products, QCC, and Triton College in Illinois received a Best Practices award from the Des Plaines Valley Region (DVR) Education for Employment...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge has officially launched for the 2019/20 school year! Designed to increase the number of university students learning about...

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