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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during the Annual Meeting at...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Last February, NFPA partnered with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) to coordinate visits to Congressional offices to advocate for new federal funding for fluid power...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Over the last few weeks, I’ve been participating and serving as a judge in the midway presentations of the nine university teams that are competing in this year’s...

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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...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At the end of each year, Kim Stelson, the Director of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), gives and records a “State of the CCEFP”...

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Video: A Holiday Message from NFPA

December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In the last CEO video of 2016 and in the spirit of the season, I take the opportunity to look back on the successes and changes of the...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The world of fluid power is already making its plans to gather at IFPE 2017, the leading international exposition and technical conference dedicated to the integration of fluid...

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   Utilizing a process for determining positions of public advocacy for standardization initiatives (see this NFPA News post), the NFPA Board of Directors has adopted the following position: “The...

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Initiative Will Help Support NFPA’s Roadmapping Efforts     by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) has announced the formation of a new Fluid Power Industry Consortium (FPIC). MSOE, with its...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In May 2016 I told you about 13 companies that signed on to a report supporting the inclusion of fluid power in an envisioned Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) on...

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