NFPA Welcomes New Member: Southern Fluidpower, Inc.

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Founded in 1961 SFP has grown to new heights in the industrial automation, fluid connector, fluid power, and IoT realms. With multiple locations across Tennessee and Georgia, we are your local source for sales, design, and service from a single component to a turnkey solution. Offering in-house assembly, component kitting, custom hydraulic systems and training,…

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IFPS Debuts New Fluid Power Support Associate Certification

Since 1960, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has provided an objective, third-party assessment of skill levels and knowledge for thousands of fluid power professionals, making it the industry standard for the fluid power and motion control industries. New in 2024, the IFPS has a new certification opportunity available to professionals in the fluid power industry. A Fluid…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Fluitek Corporation

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Fluitek is a manufacturer and distributor of filter elements for a wide array of industries specializing in hard to find or out of production filters. FluiTek Corporation1100 Chocolate DriveCookville, TN  38501931-528-6518www.fluitek.com OCR:  Kelley McCarter, VP Saleskmccarter@fluitek.com931-528-6518

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Firestone Airide

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Firestone Airide, a division of Firestone Industrial Products headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, drives innovative technology designed to eliminate vibration in global transportation. Firestone has over 80 years of experience designing and manufacturing air springs and related products to eliminate vibration across the automotive, heavy-duty, and off-highway segments and will collaboratively integrate tire and air spring sensing technologies to create…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Valley Hydraulics

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Valley Hydraulics offers a wide variety of services. Our team strives to provide exceptional service to our customers. Our goal is to provide you with a one stop shop for all your fluid power needs, from Hydraulic cylinder repairs, hose and hardline repairs, pumps, valves and hard to find components. Our team will source these products…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Lakeside Screw Products

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Started in 1977 in a Garage with 4 Brown & Sharpe Screw machines, Lakeside Screw Products is a dedicated supplier to multiple industries with a specific focus on hydraulic components. We offer various manufacturing services, ranging from Multi-Axis CNC Lathe, CNC Swiss, Automatic Screw Machining, 4th & 5th Axis CNC Milling, Honing, Grinding and Assembly. We are…

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CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2026 UPDATE

NFPA is a supporting organization of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2026, the largest construction show in North America and a crucial promotional opportunity for fluid power companies to connect with construction, earthmoving, mining, and utility OEMs. As previously communicated, NFPA is working with the show organizers to help ensure that it offers enhanced promotion to past qualifying IFPE…

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Call for Volunteers: NFPA Technology Task Force Collaborative Projects

The NFPA Technology Roadmap identified a number of machine-level technology trends that are actively shaping the future of the fluid power industry. These trends include the increasing electrification, connectivity, and autonomous functionality of both the mobile and industrial machines that use fluid power in their power or control systems. To better understand these trends, and…

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IFPS Accepting Nominations for the 2024 Hall of Fame

Since 1960, the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has provided an objective, third-party assessment of skill levels and knowledge for thousands of fluid power professionals, making it the industry standard for the fluid power and motion control industries. IFPS is accepting nominations for the Fluid Power Hall of Fame until April 15th, 2024. The Fluid Power industry’s success…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Alkegen

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Extensive suite of liquid filtration media solutions to advance filter performance in the most demanding of applications. Alkegen134 Chestnut Hill RoadRochester, NH 03867716-768-6500https://alkegen.com/ OCR – Stephen Robertson, Product ManagerSRobertson@Alkegen.com

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