June 2021 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Quarterly ConferenceJune 3, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM (Central Time)Register Here by May 31 A full agenda for the June 3 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference on Advanced Software and Smart Tools for Fluid Power Component and System Design, Simulation and Optimization is now available. The conference, which will take place online via the…

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Apples

Episode 46 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Stavros Vougioukas and Dennis Sadowski of UC Davis. Listen below to hear about their hydraulically actuated agricultural cobot which improves fruit harvesting efficiency by automatically raising and lowering human pickers. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique…

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Programs like the NFPA Research Supplement Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power,…

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Dairy factory

Episode 43 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Carl Lorentzen and Soren Rasmussen of Green Hydraulic Power. Listen below to hear about the major differences a variable speed drive can make in industrial hydraulic power units. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that…

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference

Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the virtual December NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference drew an audience that well exceeded last year’s attendance. The event featured five industry speakers who used their first-hand expertise to discuss a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) business world and…

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference

December 2020 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference December 3, 2020 | 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM (Central Time) Register Here Prepare your business for the unknown at the December 3 NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference. Conference content will explore “Fluid Power Business Adaptability in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) Business World” and will be presented in a new, more interactive virtual format by…

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Programs like the NFPA Research Supplements are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. NFPA Research Supplements provide funds to principal investigators with existing research grants to facilitate their presentations as well as the participation of…

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NFPA News

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is actively working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power, and one of the ways it does that is by supporting academic researchers in fluid power. This helps to engage current and build the careers of future university faculty who are and will be in…

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference

Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the virtual September NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference drew an audience of over 120 attendees. The event featured three industry speakers who used their years of expertise to discuss advanced contamination control technologies for improving fluid power system…

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