IEOC 2020-21 Farm Equipment Outlook Update: The Recession is Over

Ag Equipment and Machinery

Eli Lustgarten, President of ESL Consultants and popular IEOC speaker, has been sharing his insights about our industry’s key customer markets at NFPA’s Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) for over 20 years. Besides a “Fluid Power Customer Market Overview” presentation, Lustgarten employs his advanced industry analysis and ties to industry peers at many ag…

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Industry Report Available for Download

Fluid Power Machinery

Available to NFPA members and non-members alike. Download and share this report with your colleagues and customers today!  The sixth Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry outlines the thriving impact the fluid power industry has worldwide and is a tool that members can use to promote the fluid power industry to external stakeholders—customers, users, government officials, the public at-large—anyone…

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NFPA Members Invited to Participate in MSOE’s Fluid Power Industry Consortium

NFPA Member news

Initiative Will Help Support NFPA’s Roadmapping Efforts     by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) has announced the formation of a new Fluid Power Industry Consortium (FPIC). MSOE, with its Fluid Power Institute, is a recognized leader in fluid power education, motion control, research, and evaluation. It has established FPIC…

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Presentation on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry Ready to Share

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO In our attempt to raise the profile of the fluid power industry in the general public and public policy arena, NFPA has begun publishing an Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry, which broadly describes the size and economic impact of the industry and also explores the energy…

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NFPA Publishes Second Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO   Fluid power is a workhorse of the U.S. economy—a cross-cutting technology of choice for dozens of industries and hundreds of applications. That’s one of the many conclusions in the new Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry, published by the National Fluid Power Association. The report reviews…

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Top 3 Reasons to Attend the Industry/University Summit

NFPA member news

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Every NFPA member with an interest advancing fluid power technology and connecting with a better educated workforce should send a representative to the upcoming Industry/University Summit NFPA and CCEFP are organizing at Iowa State University. Full details and the link for registration can be found here: https://nfpahub.com/events/ccefp-industry-university-engagement-summit/ NFPA has been…

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NFPA, FPDA and IFPS Determine Framework for Collaboration

Collaboration

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The leadership of the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), the FPDA Motion and Control Network (FPDA), and the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) meet regularly to discuss how our three organizations can enhance our working partnership for the benefit of the fluid power industry. We recognize that confusion exists…

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Deadline to Submit Presentations for FPIRC16 Approaching

NFPA and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invite both industry and academic researchers to submit a short abstract of their work for consideration as a presentation at the 2016 Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference (FPIRC16). Presentations should address fundamental or applied research or innovative development in fluid power or closely…

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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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