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Dura-Bar launched its first Fluid Power Action Challenge at McHenry County College this year and joined the community of Action Challenge Champions. With support from Alro Steel, three schools and 17 teams competed in the Challenge, coming in at a total of 66 students participating. The students attended Workshop Day on October 18th, 2019 to...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
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. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge final Design and Specification Midway Reviews are coming up in the next few...

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Caterpillar and Joliet Junior College Action Challenge 2019 Champions Immaculate Conception Overall Winning Team
Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. Support these efforts by making a donation. After learning about fluid power and the Challenge scenario on Workshop Day in September, student teams spent several...

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Spencer Tiegs 2017 Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner
Episode 10 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features 2017 NFPA Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, Spencer Tiegs, who presents how his fluid power educational experiences have shaped his life and career. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be...

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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 will begin accepting applications on January 6, 2020 for $2,000 scholarships available to twelve students...

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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. The following states have an updated candidate list: Colorado Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana Kentucky...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. Support these efforts by making a donation. High school students recently came together at Disney to compete in the Fluid Power Action Challenge sponsored by the...

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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
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. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Design and Specification Midway Reviews are underway this December and January. The reviews...

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MSOE Fluid Power Action Challenge Champions 2019
Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. Support these efforts by making a donation. On November 11, 2019 Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) hosted 26 student teams from Milwaukee-area schools to compete in...

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FL. TSA Fluid Power Action Challenge
Programs like the Fluid Power Action 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. Support these efforts by making a donation. In an effort to increase the number of middle schools the Fluid Power Action Challenge can be offered to, NFPA worked...

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