Heroes Connect Event: Clippard Instrument Laboratory & Moseys Production Machinists

Heroes Connect Event:  Clippard Instrument Laboratory & Moseys Production Machinists Last month, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) worked with The Manufacturing Institute to host a virtual event called Heroes Connect through the Heroes MAKE America Program. In partnership with the Department of Defense, Heroes MAKE America offers military personnel a 10-week career skills training…

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Fast Track to Fluid Power: Husco International & Palmyra/Eagle High School

Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  NFPA members and educator partners in Wisconsin continue to stay engaged in NFPA’s Fast Track to Fluid Power program. I had the opportunity to join the Palmyra/Eagle High…

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Recruit Valuable Talent with FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program

“We need people, with the right skills, to do the jobs of the future, and quite frankly, we needed them yesterday.” — Wil James, President, Toyota Manufacturing of Kentucky Inc. Photo Via Photo Courtesy Daytona State College Fame – Sunshine Chapter AMT Students The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program helps create…

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Promote Manufacturing Careers to Military and Veteran Community 

Photo via The Manufacturing Institute website The NFPA is partnering with The Manufacturing Institute to host a virtual event on March 23, 2022 from 3:00 – 4:00 (EST) for the military and veteran community. NFPA is seeking 1-2 industry members to join for our Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing event to promote fluid power career opportunities…

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Roundtable Discussion: Recruiting and Retaining Talent from the Military Veteran Community

NFPA’s partnership with the Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program of The Manufacturing Institute (MI) continues to open the doors for NFPA members to program graduates, all of whom have received training for production floor jobs in manufacturing and are looking to work in designated communities around the country. NFPA members have access to these candidates because of NFPA’s financial…

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Recruit Top Manufacturing Talent with The FAME AMT Program

Photo via FAME USA Program Page The FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program facilitates employer-led partnerships between your company and local educational institutions and establishes a channel for recruiting diverse, high-achieving and career-oriented students. The cooperative of local employers that make up a FAME Chapter will generate a continuous pipeline of skilled technicians through the AMT program. Because many…

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NFPA Members Creating Partnerships with Heroes MAKE America

Since 2018, NFPA has been a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s program called Heroes MAKE America (HMA), which offers industry training designed to help our nation’s service members transition into manufacturing careers. One of NFPA’s key objectives is to increase the number of people educated in fluid power and connect them to careers in the fluid…

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NFPA Programs Connect Members to New Hires

Collaboration

One of the goals NFPA works to accomplish with our workforce programs is to connect students in our educational programs to careers in the fluid power industry at NFPA member companies. It’s always great to hear the success stories! NFPA member, Jim Kaas, of Iowa Fluid Power (IFP), recently hired two students that he met through…

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Meet Heroes MAKE America Graduates April 17

Heroes MAKE America in Fort Hood

As a sponsor of The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes Make America (HMA) program, the National Fluid Power Association and its members are invited to the upcoming HMA Networking Event. Event Details: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (lunch will be provided) Washburn Institute of Technology 5724 Huntoon Street Topeka, KS Heroes MAKE America is…

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