NFPA Member News

photo 1Bimba Manufacturing Company announced that Jamie Hyneman, who is president of M5 Industries and is known for his work on the cable television program MythBusters, is joining its R&D team.  The official announcement took place during a press conference at PACK EXPO International in Chicago on November 4.  “As we move forward, I intend to work closely with Bimba’s experts to come up with ideas for new components and subject them to rigorous tests to validate them,” Hyneman said of the new affiliation.  “For me, there is nothing as exciting as a good problem to solve.  Working with the team at Bimba, we’ll have opportunities to combine theoretical possibilities with practical solutions.”

Sun Hydraulics logoSun Hydraulics Corporation announced  its upcoming presentation at the Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference in Chicago.  The presentation will take place on November 12, 2014 at 10:30 AM CST.  A copy of the presentation will be made available in the Investor Relations section of

Sun Hydraulics Corporation also reported its results for the third quarter of 2014.  “Sun’s third quarter results were strong compared to last year,” Allen Carlson, Sun’s President and CEO, said.  “Demand for our products was up in all major geographic end markets, with Europe up 15% and North America and Asia/Pacific each up 10%.  Earnings came in as expected and included ongoing investments in product development and marketing efforts.”

Recent Posts

The 2023 Annual Conference – Topical and Timely for Members and Guests

2023 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 14-16, 2023Ojai, CARegistration Now Open The 2023 Annual Conference offers a wide-variety of expert speakers that relate to both industry professionals and their spouse/guest. This year we have some exciting new faces like Lifetime Channels’ communication and relatability expert, Rachel DeAlto, who’s media reel can be viewed on her website. However,…

Read More

Track Your Markets with NFPA’s Econ and Market Indicators (EMI) Report

NFPA’s Customer Market File and Trends in Capacity Utilization reports have been combined to create Econ and Market Indicators (EMI). This report contains public data in the forms of shipments, orders, industrial production, capacity utilization, and producer price indexes for a variety of popular fluid power customer markets. The EMI can be downloaded as an…

Read More

Murray State University is Officially an NFPA Power Partner

NFPA’s Power Partner Program showcases universities that provide a high level of fluid power education as well as those who participate in each of our Fluid Power Programs. Our Power Partner universities prepare their students to graduate with the necessary skills and experience ready to join the fluid power industry. To officially welcome Murray State…

Read More