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  • NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
    18 2017 October

    Economic Update Webinar Next Week

    There is still time to register for the next NFPA Economic Update Webinar, taking place October 26 at 10am CST. Chris Steele, an economist with ITR Economics, returns to help NFPA members better understand the...

  • NFPA member news
    12 2017 October

    DOE Issues Notice of Intent for New Fluid Power Research Program

      By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In follow-up to my recent post on my experience at the DOE workshop held at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to discuss the formation of a new, $5...

  • Education Roadmap road to horizon
    12 2017 October

    NFPA Visits Fluid Systems Components Technology Day

    This past month I had the opportunity to visit the Fluid Systems Components division of Certified Power, in DePere, Wisconsin. Fluid Systems Components (FSC) is a distributor of hydraulic and pneumatic products and a builder...

The NFPA Future Leaders Network took advantage of the recent NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference to come together for two exclusive networking and education opportunities. First, participants filled the room for a special lunch...

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Precision Plus, Inc. is a leading supplier to several Fortune 500 companies focused on the fluid power industry. Their 80 highly skilled team members use 80+ precise lathes to make high-precision valve and coupler components...

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The third annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry is finished and available for download on the NFPA website. As in previous reports, this new document outlines the size and economic impact of the...

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Milwaukee Regional Meeting October 10, 2017 Friday’s Front Row Grill (Miller Park) Milwaukee, WI The first of NFPA’s 2017 fall Regional Meetings has been scheduled for Milwaukee on Tuesday, October 10.  Not only are we...

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An almost record-breaking 318 attendees from 184 companies attended the 2017 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) at the Westin Chicago North Shore last week. Presentations from conference favorites such as Alan Beaulieu, Jim Meil,...

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Despite, or perhaps because of, a last-minute course change, the 2017 NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament was a great success. When a deluge of rain forced the Chevy Chase Golf Club in Wheeling to close...

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Project AME at Expo Edifica

August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

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...

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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...

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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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