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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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The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is in the process of forming its five year strategic plan, a plan which could provide a substantial source of funding for fluid...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   Many thanks to Mike Lindamood and Wandfluh for inviting me to present the state of the fluid power industry at their recent distributors meeting in Rosemont, Illinois. It...

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Strategic Planning

NFPA Members Invited to March 31 FPIC Seminar

March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Fluid Power Industrial Consortium March 31, 2017 Intercontinental Hotel Milwaukee Register Here NFPA is a supporting partner of the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC),...

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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Technology Roadmap will begin its biennial update process at the NFPA Roadmap Committee meeting taking place during the April 4 – 6 CCEFP Industry University Summit at...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The world of fluid power came together at a unique event held in conjunction with the recent IFPE trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2017 World Fluid Power...

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Capitol Hill

Fluid Power on Capitol Hill

March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

NFPA, CCEFP, and several industry supporters visited Capitol Hill on February 27-28, 2017 to promote the proposed Commercial Off-Road Vehicle R&D Program through the Vehicle Technology Office within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). This...

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