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NFPA Foundation Update

Video: 2017 NFPA Foundation Update

September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

  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. The presentation covers basic information and updates from the...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   A new publication, the 2017 NFPA Technology Roadmap: Improving the Design and Function of Fluid Power Components and Systems, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association....

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards grants of up to $25,000 to 4-year universities to develop, replicate, or disseminate high-quality, high-impact undergraduate-level fluid power curriculum. These initiatives engage...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   The next seminar of MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) will be held on September 8, 2017, at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The focus will be on...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   Each summer, the CCEFP hosts about 20 young engineers from across the country in their Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The program is essentially a paid summer...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Many thanks to David Price and HydraForce for inviting me to speak on the state of the fluid power industry at their recent sales meeting in Itasca, Illinois. It...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On June 2, 2017, I had the privilege of attending the second seminar of MSOE’s new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). Through a quarterly series of half-day seminars on...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   The next seminar of MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) will be held on June 2, 2017 at Precision Plus in Elkhorn, WI. The focus will be on the...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO On April 28, 2017, I attended the Fluid Power Action Challenge hosted by Caterpillar and Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois. If you’re not familiar with the program, the...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Looking back at another successful IFPE show, there are several observations that spring to mind. First, IFPE and its larger partner show, CONEXPO-CON/AGG, continue to be highly successful platforms...

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