NFPA Seeking Volunteers for Electrification in Fluid Power Task Force

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Deadline to Respond is August 18, 2022 Electrification is a buzzword throughout most industries now and is a common topic being discussed at conferences, events, and board rooms. While many businesses and industries have already embraced electrification, others are still working to understand the impacts, opportunities, and decision points to make. To add further confusion,…

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2021 NFPA Roadmap Committee Takes Shape – Still Time to Join!

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By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO After an initial call for volunteers, more than 80 industry professionals from across the fluid power supply chain have signed up to be part of the 2021 NFPA Roadmap Committee. They will work together in the first half of 2021 to discuss and produce the 2021 NFPA Technology Roadmap, a…

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Invitation to Serve on the 2021 NFPA Roadmap Committee

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO NFPA is calling on all members to help populate the roster of the 2021 NFPA Roadmap Committee. We specifically need professionals from across the fluid power supply chain – including from our primary customer markets – to serve on next year’s committee and help us produce the 2021 NFPA…

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Video: 2017 Update to NFPA Technology Roadmap

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The latest CEO video is a re-recording of the presentation I gave at the 2017 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference Technology Roadmap Forum lunch session, which covered the content of 2017 NFPA Technology Roadmap updates. The NFPA Technology Roadmap was created to provide an industry-wide consensus on the pre-competitive research…

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NFPA Roadmap Committee to Begin NFPA Technology Roadmap Update

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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Technology Roadmap will begin its biennial update process at the NFPA Roadmap Committee meeting taking place during the April 4 – 6 CCEFP Industry University Summit at Texas A&M. The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that describes an industry-wide consensus regarding the pre-competitive research and development…

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NFPA Preparing for Technology Roadmap Update in 2017

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that describes an industry-wide consensus regarding the pre-competitive research and development needs associated with improving the design and function of fluid power components and systems. It is used by the NFPA and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)…

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