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Schmalz, Inc. in North Carolina is currently visiting local 11th graders to promote a four-year apprentice program that leads to an Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Wake Technical College. They plan to do several open...

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3,623 Students Introduced to Fluid Power in 2016

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

NFPA workforce programs, such as the Fluid Power Action Challenge, fluid power classroom activities, and Student Career Connection events taught a total of 3,623 students about fluid power in 2016. With the help of the NFPA...

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Thank You Sponsors! Jerling Junior High School, after being awarded with an NFPA Grant of $1,400, organized and hosted their first Fluid Power Action Challenge within their school in Orland Park, Illinois. The Workshop and...

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In the beginning of October, the US celebrated Manufacturing Day nationwide. Every year, Manufacturing Day celebrations include manufacturers and distributors opening their doors to host students who have an interest in learning more about careers in...

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MSOE Holds Ninth Fluid Power Action Challenge

November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fluid Power Action Challenges continue to be a popular tradition for some of our educational partners and committed company members. Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) successfully organized and ran their 2016 Fluid Power Action Challenge...

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The NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge has proven to be an effective way to introduce middle school students to fluid power as a potential career. And the program is growing. This year we have added two...

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NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants continue to help schools bring fluid power educational opportunities to their students. We gave approximately 37 grants to 37 different schools during the 2015-16 school year, which impacted 2,403...

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NFPA Student Career Connections…

October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

…Another way to reach out to the industry leaders of tomorrow! This two-year-old program strives to make connections between students and the fluid power industry by opening the doors of local fluid power companies to students...

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