• 2015 NFPA Chicago Regional Meeting
    15 2017 November

    Learn About Market Reports and Workforce Development at Chicago Regional

    When: Thursday, December 7, 11:30 am ­– 2:00 pm Where: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL 60646 NFPA’s 2017 Chicago Regional Meeting, the last NFPA Regional Meeting of 2017, will convene at Moraine Community College in Palos Hills, which is easily accessible right...

  • NFPA member news
    15 2017 November

    NFPA Joins ARM; Offers Help with Matchmaking for NFPA Members

        By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Three major government funding initiatives for fluid power research have so far come out of the fluid power industry’s successful partnership with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). One is the hydraulic research program for...

  • MAPI_weekly_update
    15 2017 November

    MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — The IIoT Future is Now and More

    A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief A New Normal for U.S. Manufacturing Growth? No one should be concerned that the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) pulled back from an unrealistic 60.8% in September...

  • NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting
    15 2017 November

    Fluid Power Industry Meets at City Club for Cleveland Regional

    Almost 50 attendees filled the City Club for the 2017 NFPA Cleveland Regional Meeting. Attendees had the opportunity to network with NFPA members from all areas of the fluid power industry. As attendees went around the room to provide updates on their companies, one thing...

  • Andrea Vacca at the Maha Fluid Power Research Center
    15 2017 November

    NFPA Visits Maha Fluid Power Research Center

    Pictured above: Professor Vacca explains a test bench that was funded in part by NFPA. In September, NFPA Workforce Program Manager Stephanie Scaccianoce and I had the pleasure of visiting the Maha Fluid Power Research Center at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana.  Associate Professor Andrea...

Market Reports

A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief A New Normal for U.S. Manufacturing Growth? No one should be concerned that the Purchasing Managers’...

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