NFPA Welcomes New Industry Marketing Manager

Industry Marketing Manager, Alex Hintz

Alex Hintz joined NFPA on November 2 as Industry Marketing Manager with our Membership and Communications Team. He comes to us with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, having double-majored in Marketing and Finance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to NFPA, Alex worked as Assistant Manager and head of marketing for an area golf course,…

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MAPI –– Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports –– Quarterly Economic Forecast and More

MAPI Executive Summit

A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in the Brief Rebuild, Renew: Possibilities for Industrial Infrastructure Last week, I had the pleasure of sharing the stage at the 2015 MAPI Executive Summit with Park Industries EVP/COO Joan Schatz and Astec President Malcolm Swanson. During our…

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Watch for the New Distributor State of Fluid Power Industry Survey – Your Pulse of the Channel

NEW NFPA State of The Fluid Power Industry - Distributors

Introducing NFPA’s first survey for distribution members, the State of the Fluid Power Industry – Distributors Survey (SOFP-D). This quick and easy monthly survey gives you the pulse of the distribution channel, with expectations for overall business, engineered systems, service/repairs, and inventories. And, along with the distributors’ results, participants also receive access to the manufacturers’…

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MAPI – Manufacturers Alliance Economic News and Reports


A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in the Brief The Decline of U.S. Export Competitiveness for Manufactures and Its Consequences for the World Economic Order Radical changes in the geographic composition of exports of manufactures during 2000-2013 are contributing to a restructuring of trade,…

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Mark Your Calendar for NFPA’s Economic Update Webinar May 28

NFPA's Economic Update Webinar

  NO CHARGE to NFPA Members! Jim Chappelow, ITR Economics Thursday, May 28th, 10:00 am Central   [dropcap]N[/dropcap]FPA’s Economic Update webinar will help members gain critical insight into the economic risks and opportunities facing their organization. Mr. Chappelow, an Economist with ITR Economics, will provide insights into the latest economic developments & future trends for…

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NFPA 2015 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference–Registration Open

NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference

August  10-12, 2015 Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, IL   Take advantage of “Early Bird” registration rates by July 17 th REGISTER TODAY! The Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is NFPA’s highly anticipated economic event for everyone in the fluid power supply chain. Members and non-members alike are all invited to attend. Conference content examines industry economics,…

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NFPA’s Customer Market Survey – Participate To Discover Industry Sales By Customer Market

NFPA Customer Market Survey

NFPA generates and maintains some of the most unique and valuable industry resources available anywhere with the assistance of our dedicated members’ input, and one such resource has just begun surveying manufacturers in a continued effort to create a more complete information source about fluid power customer markets, NFPA’s Customer Market Survey. The results of…

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NFPA and CCEFP Form Collaborative Staffing Plan to Support Fluid Power Research, Education, and Promotion

Future of Pneumatics at Vanderbilt University

Months after launching a new giving and recognition society within the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation to increase support for fluid power education and research, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) have formed a collaborative, synergistic staffing plan to provide administrative support for those activities…

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