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Fluid Power Industry Trends Update

January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run...

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The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a workforce development program designed to support teams of undergraduate students (through a senior capstone design project or extracurricularly) as they develop a fluid powered vehicle without the...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during the Annual Meeting at...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Last February, NFPA partnered with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) to coordinate visits to Congressional offices to advocate for new federal funding for fluid power...

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The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series begins next week on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm Central. The series is a monthly webcast about research, workforce and special topic presentations hosted by the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid...

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NFPA Releases Latest FPASM Results

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The results of the 2015 Annual Survey of Fluid Power Manufacturers (FPASM) are now available to NFPA members. The data includes market and product level shipment dollar data for the U.S. fluid power industry and is an...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Over the last few weeks, I’ve been participating and serving as a judge in the midway presentations of the nine university teams that are competing in this year’s...

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The fourth annual Fluid Power Professionals’ Day Photo Contest, run by the International Fluid Power Society and Fluid Power Journal, is officially open. Help celebrate fluid power by submitting your photos of the fluid power industry at...

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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 At the end of each year, Kim Stelson, the Director of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), gives and records a “State of the CCEFP”...

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