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MFG Day

NFPA Members Inspire the Next Generation

November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Throughout the month of October, NFPA members opened their doors to expand knowledge about and improve general public perception of careers in the industry. Each experience was unique. Companies found it beneficial to establish relationships...

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Participant in apprenticeships program

The Value of Apprenticeships

November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Preparing students for real-life work while they’re still in school can be tough, but apprenticeship programs have proven effective in helping to fill this gap. One such program is the Youth Apprenticeships program through Milwaukee...

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Our very first Fluid Power Action Challenge launched with just four teams in 2008. Tom Wanke, CFPE and Director of Fluid Power Industrial Consortium and Industry Relations at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) has been...

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The NFPA Robotics Challenge is a scholarship program that brings awareness of fluid power options in robotics to high school students and encourages increased use of fluid power products. This year’s Robotics Challenge Scholarship will...

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MFG Day

MFG Day is Here! How Are You Celebrating?

October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Manufacturing Day 2017 is finally here! Every fall, manufacturers across America open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. Many NFPA member companies are involved in this year’s MFG Day celebration,...

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St. Augustine Prep Ribbon Cutting

HUSCO’s Gus Ramirez Cuts Ribbon for K4-12 School

September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Gus Ramirez, chairman of HUSCO International, recently cut the ribbon for St. Augustine Preparatory Academy, a K4-12 school he founded on Milwaukee’s south side. The $50 million facility just launched its first school year on...

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MFG Day

Consider a Virtual Event this MFG Day

September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Looking for additional ways to engage with students? If a facility tour doesn’t work for your schedule, consider creating a video for this year’s Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day)! Even though MFG Day is October 6th,...

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In spring, Wojanis Supply Company sponsored a Fluid Power Action Challenge in Pennsylvania, which hosted 33 teams and 132 students. The event caught the attention of The Sprout Fund, a nonprofit organization supporting innovative ideas and grassroots community...

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Daman MFG Day

Daman Products Opens Doors for Students

August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last year, in collaboration with the South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce, Daman Products opened their doors for Manufacturing Day 2016. They are expecting a repeat performance this year, hosting an anticipated 90 students through...

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In July, Oilgear-Ferris Foundation representatives presented the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a check to start an endowment fund. According to a press release, the $935,000 gift will support mechanical engineering student projects, programs, organizations,...

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