NFPA Applies for Federal Funding to Support Fluid Power Technical Education

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In early October 2016, NFPA submitted an application to the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support fluid power technical education in the United States. The resulting program, should our application be approved, will be called FAMTEN (formerly described as FAMTEC), the…

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Roadmapping Continues in Fluid Power Advanced Manufacturing Workshop

The rapid advance of new manufacturing technologies, such as additive and hybrid manufacturing, provides exciting opportunities to improve the performance, reliability, and cost of many products.  To address these opportunities, the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) brought together experts from industry, academia, and national labs for a Fluid Power Advanced Manufacturing Workshop on…

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CCEFP Communicates Research Successes to NSF

CCEFP Research Homepage

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO I recently had the pleasure of visiting the headquarters of the National Science Foundation with several of our key partners in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). We were there to participate in what was informally called a “reverse site visit.” For the past ten years,…

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