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IFPE show floor with attendees

IFPE 2017 Priority Space Sales Now Open!

April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The IFPE priority sales period has officially begun.  Past exhibitors receive the first opportunity to reserve space in 2017’s largest event for the fluid power industry.  All you need to do is: Complete the space application....

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In addition to attending the NFPA Detroit Regional Meeting and the Master Pneumatic Fluid Power Challenge at Macomb Community College last week, a number of us took the opportunity to visit a few members along the...

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Joshua Cummins

Fluid Power Student Profile: Joshua Cummins

April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ve written before about the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)—the network of fluid power research laboratories, academic faculty, graduate and undergraduate students at seven universities—that is making a difference when it comes...

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Membership continues to grow

NFPA Welcomes a New Manufacturer Member

April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

MTE Hydraulics Rockford, IL — MTE Hydraulics is a USA-based global manufacturer of hydraulic gear pumps, hydraulic gear motors, proportionators, and compact hydraulic power units.  MTE has been designing and manufacturing these products for over 50 years. Member since...

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By David Comber, Vanderbilt University, originally run in CCEFP Newsblast CCEFP Research Project 2G: Fluid Powered Surgery and Rehabilitation via Compact Integrated Systems Research Project Leaders: Prof. Eric Barth, Vanderbilt University. Prof. Robert Webster, Vanderbilt University,...

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Earlier this month, the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power posted a video from the inaugural FPIRC, which was hosted at Vanderbilt University, in October 2014.  If you missed it, you can watch the film showcases...

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Mark your calendars for the 2016 Annual Conference

2015 Annual Conference Is a Huge Success

March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 NFPA Annual Conference was a huge success. The record-breaking 198 attendees and 80 guests attended committee meetings, group discussions, networking activities, and speaker presentations, March 11-13, at San Diego’s Grand Del Mar Resort....

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The NFPA Fluid Power Challenge promotes fun, hands-on STEM education by challenging middle and high school students to design and build a fluid power mechanism to solve an engineering problem. Teachers are able to introduce practical math...

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The Annual Conference is just around the corner, and like last year, we will have an event app for the conference. The AC15 app uses the EventMobi platform again and was sponsored by Yates Industries....

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I’ve been writing about different aspects of social media usage among NFPA members using both my own observations and survey data about member habits. While it’s easy to tell who is using social media for...

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