NFPA Members Inspire the Emerging Workforce to Pursue Fluid Power

Byline: James Foster, Workforce Program Manager

The end of spring indicates the NFPA’s Fluid Power Action Challenge season is winding down for the academic year. This season has been positively marked by a strong resurgence in event attendance and grant awards. Over $24,000 in grants were awarded to 52 schools who helped more than 3,100 students across the country learn about fluid power and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) though hands-on activities.

Many thanks to all NFPA members who hosted a Fluid Power Action Challenge, supported events with volunteers, or donated resources to an event.  Your time and support provided students with the opportunity to explore education and career paths into the fluid power industry. We are already planning for the next academic year so, please contact James Foster at jfoster@nfpa.com to learn more about how to get involved. We look forward to collaborating to develop an educated workforce!

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