NFPA Membership Continues to Grow

Angelina College
Lufkin, TX – Angelina College is a comprehensive community college of 5,900 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, and serves twelve counties of East Texas. Angelina College offers a strong slate of programs for fluid power including fluid power system design, basic hydraulics, pneumatics and advanced courses. Member since 2/25/2014.

Bailey International
Knoxville, TN – Bailey Hydraulics provides complete mobile hydraulic solutions in both standard and custom component configurations. We are an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of custom hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic power units, valves, pumps, motors, bearings, hose and fittings, and over 6000 other products. Member since 4/10/2014.

Enermech Mechanical Services, Inc.
Houston, TX – Enermech is an established international provider of mechanical service solutions to the energy services sector. Enermech builds hydraulic power units, power packs as well as several other standard and customizable equipment. The company also manufactures, tests and installs hydraulic hose. In addition, Enermech provides MRO services on all hydraulic equipment. Member since 2/18/2014.

HydroControl Inc.
Red Wing, MN – Hydrocontrol, Inc. manufactures mobile hydraulic sectional monoblock directional control valves including open center, loadsense, manual and proportional control as well as hydraulic pilot and accessory valves. Member since 2/25/2014.

Kolene Corporation
Detroit, MI – Kolene Corporation has supplied equipment, specialty chemicals, and complete treatment processes for cleaning and conditioning both ferrous and non-ferrous metal surfaces. Our products are used throughout the world for a wide range of applications, including casting cleaning, alloy descaling, paint stripping, the cleaning of engine components for engine rebuilding, and many other industrial and military applications. Member since 3/03/2014.

Kraft Fluid Systems Inc.
Cleveland, OH – Kraft Fluid Systems Inc. is a distributor of hydraulic and power transmission equipment, mobile electronics and radio controls. Products and services include; drive assemblies, valve blocks, power units, hydraulic pumps, motors, filters, steering components, directional control valves, actuators, heat exchangers, and is an authorized test and repair facility. Kraft suppliers include: Danfoss, OerlikonFairfield, HydraForce, HBC Radiomatic, MPFiltri, ASA Hydraulik, Comatrol, Durst, HydroLeduc, IMO, Vonberg Valve, ArgoHytos, Concentric, GearTek, Hydrogear, MICO, Rineer, Turolla and Walvoil. Member since 4/08/2014.

Macomb Community College
Warren, MI – Macomb Community College is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 48,000 students annually. Macomb college currently offers four fluid power courses. Industrial Hydraulics, Electro-hydraulics, Mobile Hydraulics and Pneumatics. Member since 3/18/2014.

Polymer Molding Inc.
Erie, PA – Polymer Molding Inc. (PMI) is a manufacturer of protective caps and closures used in the fluid power market. Member since 2/26/2014.

Rhein Chemie Corporation
Pittsburgh, PA – Under the brand name, Additin, Rheim Chemie offers solutions for a wide range of industrial lubricants, including additives for metalworking and hydraulic fluids as well as turbine, compressor and gear oils. Rhein Chemie also manufactures a broad range of products including Extreme Pressure, Antiwear, Corrosion Inhibition, Antioxidants, Water Miscble and other specialty additives as components as well as packages. Member since 3/10/2014.

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY – Rochester Institute of Technology is a major technical university located in Rochester, NY. RIT offers an extensive program of Manufacturing Engineering Technology that also includes Packaging Science. As part of these programs a broad range of fluid power courses are offered. RIT is known for its cooperative education program that began in 1912 and is the hallmark of an RIT education. Member since 3/17/2014.

Universal Technical Institute
Rancho Cucamonga, CA – Universal Technical Institute’s Los Angeles campus provides students with the technical education needed to begin successful careers in the automotive, diesel and industrial fields. Students work with mobile and industrial equipment and also receive training on electronically controlled hydraulic systems. Member since 3/18/2014.

WIKA Instrument Corporation
Lawrenceville, GA – For 70 years, WIKA Instruments has continually advanced pressure and temperature measurement instrumentation. WIKA annually produces more than 43 million pressure gauges, pressure transmitters and thermometers worldwide. Member since 2/27/2014.

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