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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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The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 1:00pm EST/ 12:00pm CST. The entire webcast will be dedicated to an update on fluid power research opportunities in the federal government. Registration is required...

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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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Faculty from U.S. colleges and universities with undergraduate mechanical engineering programs have been invited to apply for the NFPA Fluid Power Curriculum Grants Program. The application deadline is Friday, June 9, 2017. The program objectives...

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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 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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  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   On March 31, 2017, I had the privilege of attending the first seminar of MSOE’s new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). Through a quarterly series of half-day seminars...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Improving fluid power manufacturing and the use of fluid power in manufacturing are key strategies of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). In support of these...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Take the Quick Survey on Entry-Level Engineering Skills and Competencies Please respond by Friday, April 7, 2017 Through its Curriculum Grants program, the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is...

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