Slate of Nominees Selected for 2017-18 NFPA Board of Directors

    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during the Annual Meeting at NFPA’s Annual Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on the island of Maui, Hawaii, on Thursday, February 9, 2017. All terms…

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NFPA Welcomes New Distributor Member

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Zemarc Corporation, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, is a distributor of hydraulic, filtration, lubrication, electro-mechanical and fluid connector products. The company offers a complete line of products and provides expert analysis and solutions.  The company was founded in 1976, and in addition to their role as a value-added distributor of fluid power products, the company…

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Market Information Programs by Member Type: DISTRIBUTOR

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A common market information question asked by NFPA members, as it relates to their membership benefits, is “What reports are available to my company?” While dependent on your membership type, i.e. manufacturer, distributor, product supplier, etc., NFPA’s market information programs are broken into two types, participation-based and non-participation-based programs. Non-participation-based programs are available to all…

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Distributor Discussion at Annual Conference Focuses on Workforce

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A morning breakfast discussion session at this year’s NFPA Annual Conference featured tables focused around issues of importance to NFPA Councils…the Distributor Council, Pneumatics Council and Supplier Council. The planned discussion topic for a table of the Distributor Council led by Jim Slone of SunSource was the “Biggest Challenge/Issue to Grow Your Business,” and the…

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NFPA Company Profile: Donaldson Company

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NFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News With NFPA membership at an all-time high, publishing a short profile of an NFPA member each week is one way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is Donaldson Company, Inc. Founded in 1915, Donaldson Company, Inc., develops, manufactures, and markets a full…

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NFPA Company Profile: J.H. Bennett & Company, Inc.

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NFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News With NFPA membership at an all-time high, publishing a short profile of an NFPA member each week is one way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is J.H. Bennett & Company, Inc. Founded in 1958, J.H. Bennett & Company, Inc., began operations…

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Open Call for Participants – the First Meeting of the NFPA Membership Committee

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NFPA’s new Membership Committee will help NFPA achieve our inclusive membership vision “in which manufacturers and distributors enjoy equal status as dues-paying, voting members, supported by substantial involvement from suppliers, educators and customers.” The NFPA Membership Committee is charged with helping NFPA achieve this vision by: Monitoring the extent to which membership is representative of…

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