NFPA Is Strengthening the Fluid Power Industry

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NFPA Is Strengthening the Fluid Power Industryby Tom Hunter, Vice President, Global Business Development, Husco The NFPA Board of Directors convened in June 2023 to review NFPA’s performance over the past fiscal year and to make strategic decisions for moving the association forward into the future. As Chair of the NFPA Board for 2023-24, it…

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NFPA Members Inspire the Emerging Workforce to Pursue Fluid Power

Byline: James Foster, Workforce Program Manager The end of spring indicates the NFPA’s Fluid Power Action Challenge season is winding down for the academic year. This season has been positively marked by a strong resurgence in event attendance and grant awards. Over $24,000 in grants were awarded to 52 schools who helped more than 3,100 students across…

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette Named Grand Champion of the 2023 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge at Danfoss

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette was named Grand Champion at the 2023 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Final Competition hosted by Danfoss Power Solutions in Ames, IA, April 26th – 28th. Nine schools competed in four races last week judged by fluid power industry professionals. In addition to the races, students gave presentations on their…

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NFPA Discusses Evolution of Supporting Technologies and Membership Impact

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NFPA Discusses Evolution Supporting Technologies and Membership Impactby Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Board of Directors came together at the recent Annual Conference for a meeting to review the strategic, programmatic, and financial success of the NFPA and the NFPA Foundation. As reported in the just-published mid-term report and during our Annual Business Meeting,…

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Fluid Power Connects: Creating Access and Opportunity with Intention

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is a tax-exempt, charitable organization, that is dedicated to meeting the fluid power industry’s workforce development need. Together, with the corporate leaders serving on our Board of Directors, we have long recognized the value that a diverse workforce brings in terms of increased productivity, creativity, and access to new…

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National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Advocacy Toplines

NFPA’s membership in the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and its Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) gives NFPA members access to a wealth of information regarding the regulatory and government advocacy issues that NAM and CMA pursue on behalf of manufacturers. Check out the latest headlines and initiatives in this issue of NAM Advocacy Toplines…

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Message from the 2022-23 Board Chair

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NFPA Well Positioned for Growth and Impactby Jim Kaas, President, IFP Motion Solutions, Inc. The NFPA Board of Directors convened in Massachusetts in June 2022 to review NFPA’s performance over the past fiscal year and to make strategic decisions for moving the association forward into the future. As Chair of the NFPA Board for 2022-23,…

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