International Fluid Power Experts Meet Virtually to Continue ISO Standards Development

fluid power standardization

October was a busy month for ISO/TC 131, Fluid power systems. A total of 16 subcommittees and working groups met throughout the month. Over 100 fluid power engineers from Italy, Sweden, France, Germany, Turkey, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Japan, Sweden, China, Portugal and the United States came together to further the advancement of ISO standards.…

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Development of ISO Standards Continues for Contamination Control, Connectors, and Terms and Symbols Committees

fluid power standardization

The U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) for contamination control (TC 131/SC 6), connectors (TC 131/SC 4) and terms and symbols (SC 1/WG 2) met recently to continue the ISO standardization work in fluid power systems. More than 30 NFPA TAG and SAE connector and filter test engineering experts attended in-person or virtually. Both NFPA and…

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Contribute Your Engineering Expertise on Behalf of the Industry

fluid power standardization

INFLUENCE the global conversation in the standards development process.DISCOVER breakthroughs in fluid power technology.ENGAGE with important fluid power stakeholders and decision makers.JOIN the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to Technical Committee 131 – Fluid Power Systems As the International Standards Organization (ISO) secretariat for Technical Committee (TC 131) – Fluid power, NFPA coordinates standardization work, both internationally at the ISO…

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Fluid Power Experts Continue Standards Development Virtually in 2021

fluid power standardization

ISO and Technical Advisory Group committee meetings continue to be held virtually this year. The TC 131 spring meetings wrapped up with 10 working groups (representing over 100 fluid power engineers from Italy, Sweden, France, Germany, Turkey, United Kingdom, Japan, Sweden, China, Portugal, and the United States) coming together to further the advancement of ISO…

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Call for IFPE Education Planning Committee Members

Negotiation Workshop

Education is always a vital component of the IFPE show to help attendees not only survive but thrive in a changing and global industry. The 2020 show offered 24 sessions packed with timely and actionable information, developed with the guidance of leading industry groups, and delivered by industry experts. Industry expert planning is key, and…

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2021 NFPA Roadmap Committee Takes Shape – Still Time to Join!

Education Roadmap road to horizon

By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO After an initial call for volunteers, more than 80 industry professionals from across the fluid power supply chain have signed up to be part of the 2021 NFPA Roadmap Committee. They will work together in the first half of 2021 to discuss and produce the 2021 NFPA Technology Roadmap, a…

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Help Drive NFPA’s New Business Intelligence Initiative

Business Intelligence Committee

A core benefit of membership with NFPA has long been the market statistics and economic data you need to develop plans for the next quarter, or the next year. Another core benefit has been the ability to get together with other members to develop helpful business relationships and share ideas. But the world moves quickly,…

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Committee Members Help NFPA Succeed

Collaboration

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO One of the greatest strengths that NFPA has is its network of dedicated volunteers from our member companies that participate on our committees. These volunteers provide the critical expertise that is needed to help NFPA to stay on track with its mission and ultimately achieve its goals. All the…

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IoT Committee Moves Forward with Resource Development

Internet of Things / IoT Committee

NFPA’s Internet of Things Committee is moving forward in developing resources and programming aimed at building a stronger awareness of IoT and IoT approaches for fluid power, including: Web-based IoT resources for members; Conference and webinar programming on IoT strategy and tactics; Recruiting IoT service providers into membership; Surveying members to benchmark the current state…

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