Tee Off for a Cause: Attend the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser at the 2024 IEOC!

NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser at the 2024 IEOCAugust 12, 2024The Itasca Country ClubRegister for Golf  NFPA’s Industry and Economic Outlook Conference is best known for its premier networking, enriching educational content and, of course, the NFPA Foundation Golf Fundraiser. Thanks to the generosity and efforts of companies and individuals in the fluid power industry, the NFPA Foundation’s workforce…

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In Memoriam:  John Berninger

The National Fluid Power Association is saddened to share that John Berninger, retired Parker Hannifin, and longtime NFPA ISO/TC 131 chairman, has passed away.  “John’s impact on the fluid power industry and his engineering contributions to pneumatic and hydraulic ISO Standards are legendary,” said Eric Lanke, president and CEO of the National Fluid Power Association. …

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Economic Market Indicators Report Updated Series

industry trends, industry update

NFPA’s Econ and Market Indicators (EMI) report pulls together data from multiple sources to provide the latest trends for:  Recent changes have been made to the EMI report. Listed below are the locations in the EMI file and the data series that have been added: Listed below are the locations in the EMI file and the…

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NAM Regulatory Update: NAM Urges Passage of New MTB Bill

As part of an effort to bring more information about the regulatory and legal environment facing American manufacturers, NFPA is monitoring the newsfeed of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and will be bringing important updates like this to the attention of NFPA members. The House should move quickly to pass the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill…

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Register Today! Fluid Power and the Drive Towards Performance and Productivity – Virtual Technology Conference

June 6, 2024 | 9:00am– 11:10am* (Central)Virtual Delivery Registration is now open for the June Virtual Technology Conference. The upcoming conference will take place June 6, 2024 and will be held jointly with Milwaukee School of Engineering. The conference focus is “Fluid Power and the Drive Towards Performance and Productivity.” Presentations will be broadcast virtually…

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NFPA Welcomes New Member: Southern Fluidpower, Inc.

NFPA membership connections

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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Latest Economic Indicator Updates, Oxford Briefings, Webinar Recording Available

industry trends, industry update

Multiple updates for our statistical programs are now available, including information NFPA’s Econ and Market Indicators (EMI) report, which has been updated for available March data. Also, Oxford’s Monthly Industry Briefings  for April have been released and are available on the website. Additionally, the recording of NFPA’s May 9th Economic Update Webinar featuring Jim Meil of ACT Research. Highlights between…

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Registration Now Open for the 2024 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC)

August 13–14, 2024The Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca, ILLearn More | Register  The 2024 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference schedule is full with a lineup of industry experts, and, as always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike. This year’s event will equip attendees with the trends and data they…

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Seats Still Available for NFPA Executive Leadership Program

NFPA’s Executive Leadership Program is conducted in partnership with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and offers a series of in-person events for a defined cohort of participants that teach both the hard and soft skills that are needed for leadership in today’s fluid power industry. The program’s second cohort of leaders will be…

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