NFPA Applies for Federal Funding to Support Fluid Power Technical Education

NFPA member news

    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In early October 2016, NFPA submitted an application to the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support fluid power technical education in the United States. The resulting program, should our application be approved, will be called FAMTEN (formerly described as FAMTEC), the…

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NFPA Seeks to Identify Member Facilities Near FAMTEC Schools

Collaboration

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Our funding application for FAMTEC continues to move forward. If successful, funding through the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) will be awarded and launch a nationwide network of technical and community colleges that provide education and produce qualified candidates for the technical workforce…

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Minneapolis Regional Meeting Highlights FAMTEC

Minneapolis Regional Meeting

by Lynn Beyer and Denise Rockhill On April 28th, 40+ NFPA members and guests descended upon the Donaldson Company Global Headquarters in Bloomington, MN to attend the NFPA 2016 Minneapolis Regional Meeting.  The event began with a delicious luncheon hosted by Donaldson and a lively round of introductions and business updates from all attendees. Our…

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College and Industry Commitments Sought for FAMTEC

Collaboration

by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The funding application for FAMTEC is moving forward. If successful, funding through the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) will be awarded and launch a nationwide network of technical and community colleges that provide education and produce qualified candidates for the technical workforce needs of…

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