Member Visit Showcases the Versatility of Fluid Power

Clippard Instruments Laboratory

  By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO One of my recent NFPA member visits was to Clippard Instrument Laboratory in Cincinnati, Ohio. Clippard has been an active NFPA member for a long time, but this was my first visit to their facility. And it was a fantastic opportunity to see the true versatility of fluid power…

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Fluid Power Challenge Engages Student Creativity and Leadership

Fluid Power Challenge program at Joliet Junior College (JJC)

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Lynn Beyer has already written about how successful the first-ever Fluid Power Challenge program at Joliet Junior College (JJC) was. But I thought I would share some of my own experiences there, since I attended the event in person. By the way, thanks to NFPA members Caterpillar and Industrial…

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The NFPA Fluid Power Challenge Makes Some Very Successful First’s

NFPA Fluid Power Challenge

First’s. The first time you rode your bike without training wheels, the first time you spoke in front of a large audience, your first year away from home at college. Many times, First’s are not completely successful. That is not the case with the inaugural NFPA Fluid Power Challenge hosted at Joliet Junior College by Caterpillar, Inc.,…

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