NFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News
With NFPA membership at an all-time high, publishing a short profile of an NFPA member each week is one way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is J.H. Bennett & Company, Inc.
Founded in 1958, J.H. Bennett & Company, Inc., began operations solely as a Fluid Power Specialty Distributor. Since then, the company has diversified into a complete industrial controls distributor, representing over 50 manufacturers of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical equipment. They are an employee owned company headquartered in Novi, MI with branch locations in Grand Rapids, MI, and Brecksville, OH. The company’s website features a library of technical papers on topics that include compressed air, pneumatic actuators and vacuum technology. J.H. Bennett & Company joined NFPA in 2007 but President, Ray Blashill’s involvement in industry association leadership pre-dates 2007 and includes his work with NFPA/FPDA Joint Task Forces. The company has been a strong supporter of NFPA programs such as the Detroit Area Regional Meeting and the IEOC.
Catching Up With NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winners; 2022 Winner Seeking Fluid Power Internship
By: Haley Nemeth The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded six scholarships to students through the Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship awards $30,000 ($7,500 per year for four years) to high school seniors who participate in a VEX, FIRST®, or NRL Robotics Competition Team and uses pneumatics in the competition robot. The goal of…
NFPA Invites Members to Update Their Member Directory Listing
As part of an effort to update the online NFPA Member Directory, to include more member company branches in NFPA events taking place across North America, we would like to collect your updated member company information – including current staff and affiliate branch locations. The most valuable information to update is as follows: Member company…
2023 Spring Economic Update Webinar – Register Today!
NFPA Economic Update WebinarFeaturing Jim Meil of ACT ResearchWednesday, March 29, 10:00am CSTRegistration Open Registration is now open for the March 29th Economic Update webinar featuring Jim Meil (Principal, Industry Analysis – ACT Research.) The event will take place virtually. This event will provide insights into the latest economic developments & future trends for the…