NFPA will be on the road again this spring hosting regional meetings in both the Detroit and Minneapolis areas. As always, NFPA Regional Meetings are free and open to members and non-members alike.
First up is the Detroit Regional Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, 2016. We will again use the facilities at Macomb Community College in Warren, MI, which will also be the site of the Detroit Fluid Power Challenge championed by Master Pneumatic-Detroit. Come early to watch 44 incredible teams of 8th graders build fluid power devices. We are also pleased to have a special presenter for the Detroit meeting—Tom Zobitz. Formerly of Hallite Seals, and now with Value Selling Associates, Zobitz will present on Competitive Differentiation in a B2B sales environment. The meeting is scheduled for 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, and the Fluid Power Challenge teams will be hard at work on their devices beginning at 8:30 am. Registration is OPEN– Register Today for the Detroit Regional Meeting.
Next on the calendar is the Minneapolis Regional Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, April 28. We are pleased to announce this meeting will be held at the Donaldson Filtration Solutions facility in Bloomington, MN. In addition to our regular Regional Meeting Program, Donaldson will offer a special tour of their facilities. More details and registration for the April 28 Minneapolis Regional Meeting will be coming soon.
We all know that of the ways to get more fluid power-educated engineers is to increase their exposure to fluid power classes and concepts during their college careers. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded grants to university professors to develop new curricula that can be used at their universities but, just as importantly,…
NFPA’s Fluid Power Action Challenge attracts thousands of students across the US and Canada each year. Teams of students get the opportunity to build fluid power mechanical kits using balsawood and syringes. By using the How It Works website, NFPA hopes to encourage educators and event planners to set up Fluid Power Action Challenges within their communities.
Your company is a member of NFPA, and so are you… Learn about the services and benefits available to members. NFPA offers tours of member services including: Upcoming Networking Events Fluid Power Forum IFPE 2023 NFPA Leadership Network Executive Leadership Program Industry and Market Information Workforce Initiatives Standards Development Walkthroughs are offered virtually to all…