NFPA Provides an Effective Forum for the Fluid Power Industry


  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Board of Directors met the week of June 18, 2018 for its annual strategic retreat. There they reviewed the program successes NFPA achieved in its 2017-18 fiscal year. In this post, I would like to share with our membership some of those successes, especially those associated with…

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Enhanced IEOC Experience for Future Leaders Network

2017 Future Leaders IEOC tour

The NFPA Future Leaders Network took advantage of the recent NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference to come together for two exclusive networking and education opportunities. First, participants filled the room for a special lunch program featuring Chris Schuppe, Engineering Integration Leader for GE Additive. Chris shared how GE is actively using additive applications for…

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Student Leadership Council Critical to Center Engagement

  By Josh Cummins PhD Candidate, Vanderbilt University, SLC President The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) Student Leadership Council (SLC) is an advisory committee to the leaders of the CCEFP. Josh Cummins (Vanderbilt University) serves as president, Sangyoon Lee (University of Minnesota) as vice president, Jordan Garrity (Purdue University) as secretary, and Bishwaranjan…

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Social Media Tips: Create Engagement with Event Marketing


According to the recent NFPA Communications Survey, creating and maintaining a social media presence is becoming more and more critical to our member company’s overall operations. In the February Reporter Kari-Lynn will continue to share social media news and updates as well as helpful “tools of the trade” to assist members in navigating the online…

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