Second Fluid Power Manufacturing Roadmapping Workshop Date Set

FP Manufacturing Consortium Roadmapping WorkshopEstablished by a planning grant the University of Minnesota received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia Program, the Fluid Power Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (FPAMC) is set to hold its second roadmapping workshop in Atlanta on March 30 & 31, 2016. FPAMC is inviting interested parties, especially those with significant experience in fluid power manufacturing, to participate in this workshop.

FPAMC’s objectives are to establish a sustaining, interdisciplinary consortium focused on creating, maintaining, expanding and facilitating implementation of an advanced manufacturing roadmap for the U.S. fluid power industry.  This group includes members from industry, trade associations, academia and Oak Ridge National Lab.  Key facilitators for the FPAMC are the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) and the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA).

Additional information about FPAMC can be found at its website: https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/fpamc/.  Questions can be directed to Brad Bohlmann at (612) 626-1795 or bohlmann@umn.edu.

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