Get to Know Our Staff – Haley Nemeth, Workforce Program Manager

Haley Nemeth Workforce Program Manager, National Fluid Power Association Haley Nemeth joins NFPA as a Workforce Program Manager. She is originally from Central Wisconsin, and an alumna of UW-Madison and Marquette University. Prior to joining NFPA, Haley worked at the Zilber Family Foundation as the organization’s Grants and Learning Associate, and completed a term of…

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NFPA Welcomes New International Member: Veljan Hydrair Private Limited

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Veljan, established in 1965, has ISO-9001 certified manufacturing plants in India and offers hydraulic vane/piston pumps, vane motors, cylinders, accumulators, valves (directional, pressure and flow control, check), power units and pneumatic cylinders, rotary actuators, FRLs, valves (directional, flow, check, quick exhaust, shuttle), mufflers, bench presses and control systems.

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: AKG of America, Inc.

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AKG is a global supplier of high-performance radiators, charge air coolers and oil coolers. AKG supplies individual coolers along with complete assemblies including fans, shrouds, valves and other components from its 11 business units in Germany, France, Latvia, Turkey, India, USA, Brazil and China. The company has longstanding and successful partnerships in 24 industry segments,…

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Engage with Students: Participate in the Speaker’s Bureau

Through its partnership with Waukesha County Community College (WCTC), the NFPA is committed to creating a pathway to fluid power. NFPA’s Fast Track to Fluid Power is one of NFPA’s flagship workforce development initiatives. The program aims to foster a productive partnership between technical colleges, NFPA’s industry partners, and parents and students in local middle and high schools. The first fast-track hub in the Midwest region, WCTC offers two-year fluid power degrees: Automation Systems Technology and Industrial Maintenance Technician.

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Fast Track To Fluid Power: Waukesha County Technical College

Through its partnership with Waukesha County Community College (WCTC), the NFPA is committed to creating a pathway to fluid power. NFPA’s Fast Track to Fluid Power is one of NFPA’s flagship workforce development initiatives. The program aims to foster a productive partnership between technical colleges, NFPA’s industry partners, and parents and students in local middle and high schools. The first fast-track hub in the Midwest region, WCTC offers two-year fluid power degrees: Automation Systems Technology and Industrial Maintenance Technician.

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NFPA Welcomes New Manufacturer Member: Curtiss-Wright

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Curtiss-Wright Sprague manufactures air-driven high pressure pumps, gas boosters, and power units used in hydrostatic testing of hydraulic and pneumatic valves, pumps, pressure vessels, piping and components.  the pumps reach pressures of 36,500 psi (2517 bar) and are also used in clamping, work holding, bolt tensioning and metal working.  Boosters, 13, 500 psi (931 bar),…

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Get Engaged! Learn How You Can Participate in Industry Involvement

Through the activities of the NFPA Foundation, industry members have countless opportunities to work directly with students of all age groups, provide support for fluid power workforce development programs, and take advantage of industry partnerships. Support the Future Workforce By combining the financial and volunteer contributions of many individuals into one concerted effort, the Pascal…

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NFPA Welcomes New Manufacturer Member: TTI – Todd Technologies Inc

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TTI is a customer-focused organization that designs, manufactures and delivers technology-driven hydraulic and lubrication filter elements as well as desiccant breathers to improve our customers’ processes. Our team focuses on delivering products that impact our customers bottom line while respecting the environment, our neighbors and employees. Several members of the TTI team have over 30…

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Recruitment Opportunity: Reverse Career Fair at Murray State University

The National Fluid Power Association has welcomed Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, to join our Power Partner Program right in time for the new school year! Murray State University has several fluid power related degree programs in its School of Engineering. One of which is the Electromechanical Engineering Technology (EMT) program, that focuses heavily…

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation to Administer Thomas Wanke Legacy Fund to Support Fluid Power Education

This fall, we have lunched our updated resource center on our How It Work webpage located under the Fluid Power Action Challenge tab on the website. One of the most significant changes you will see on the How It Works pages is that the competition has been divided into two main categories: In-School and Community Competitions. Both sets of competitors have their own set of unique documents based on the designated mechanical kit designs.

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