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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...

at the inaugural Motion, Drive & Automation North America (MDA NA) trade show and conference co-located with IMTS at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL from September 8-13, 2014 Building off the success of IFPE Fluid Power Zone’s debut...

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NFPA's IEOC 2014 "Suite Deal" contest winners

Winners of IEOC14 “Suite Deal” Contest

June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the winners of the IEOC14 “Suite Deal” contest! Three lucky winners will receive a suite upgrade as a result of having registered for the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference and booking their room...

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Sixth in a series of articles describing NFPA’s actions focused on the development of a program within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that can fund and focus on energy efficiency improvements using fluid power...

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Fluid Power Professionals' Day

Fluid Power Professionals’ Day

May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Save the Date IFPS has dedicated June 19th as “Fluid Power Professionals’ Day” – a day of recognition for all who work in the fluid power industry! Here is some of what IFPS has planned...

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Fifth in a series of articles describing NFPA’s actions focused on the development of a program within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that can fund and focus on energy efficiency improvements using fluid power...

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Students in the ME2110: Creative Decisions and Design class at the Georgia Institute of Technology used pneumatic actuators and control valves to make monkeys fly during a design competition. The project was made possible by...

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August  11-13, 2014 Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, IL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Take advantage of “Early Bird” registration rates by July 11th. The 2014 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference schedule is packed with an...

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The 2014 Proceedings of the 52nd National Conference on Fluid Power (NCFP) are now available. The technical papers were presented during IFPE 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 5-7. With an emphasis on “green,”...

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Fourth in a series of articles describing NFPA’s actions focused on the development of a program within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that can fund and focus on energy efficiency improvements using fluid power...

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NFPA Statistical Toolkit

You Have The Ideas. We Provide The Tools.

April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

NFPA is excited to announce the release of NFPA’s Electronic Statistical Toolkit 7, the new edition of NFPA’s popular Excel-based market analysis software package that is continuously evolving based on member input. Toolkit 7 offers...

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