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  • 10 2017 August

    Project AME at Expo Edifica

    The story of the creation of Project AME will be on display as part of the CONEXPO Latin America Technology Pavilion October 4-7 in Santiago, Chile at the Expo Edifica show, the largest construction industry...

  • Board
    19 2017 July

    A Message from the 2017-18 Chairman of the Board

    NFPA Strengthens the Fluid Power Industry by Marc Weston Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer, Danfoss Each June, the NFPA Board of Directors holds a strategic retreat where we talk about the many challenges facing the...

  • State of the Fluid Power Industry Meeting
    21 2017 June

    State of the Fluid Power Industry Presented at HydraForce Sales Meeting

      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...

  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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CCEFP Industry-University Summit April 4-6, 2017 Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Register now for the spring CCEFP Industry-University Summit at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, April 4 – 6, 2017. The Center...

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We are still looking for reviewers to help evaluate the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship applications. The streamlined review process will be done online, and we are expecting volunteers will spend about 10 hours total on reviewing....

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