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  • 04 2017 January

    NFPA Shadows a FIRST® Robotics Team

    When I visited the Hartland Arrowhead High School FIRST® Robotics Team to talk about the new NFPA Fluid Power Challenge FIRST Robotics Scholarship last month, I had no idea how much of a commitment being on a...

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    01 2016 September

    NFPA Foundation Gives Grant to Cleveland Community College

    The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded a $25,000 fluid power lab grant to Cleveland Community College in Shelby, NC. The school will use the funds to purchase a new hydraulic trainer and upgrade...

  • 21 2016 July

    FORCE America Organizes 2nd Annual Career Exploration Day for Students

    The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Booster Club, led by John Stenz and Heather Poush from FORCE America, organized the 2nd Annual Business & Technical Trades Career Exploration Day at Northfield Middle School in Minnesota...

NFPA Shadows a FIRST® Robotics Team

January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I visited the Hartland Arrowhead High School FIRST® Robotics Team to talk about the new NFPA Fluid Power Challenge FIRST Robotics Scholarship last month, I had no idea how much of a commitment being on a...

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded a $25,000 fluid power lab grant to Cleveland Community College in Shelby, NC. The school will use the funds to purchase a new hydraulic trainer and upgrade...

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The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Booster Club, led by John Stenz and Heather Poush from FORCE America, organized the 2nd Annual Business & Technical Trades Career Exploration Day at Northfield Middle School in Minnesota...

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A $250 grant can go a long way. This is a thank you that I received from one Pittsburgh-area teacher whose school was awarded an NFPA grant: The Moon Area Middle School is thankful for the...

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NFPA Foundation Impact Growing

April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 5-minute Foundation Impact Video that premiered last month at the 2016 NFPA Annual Conference in San Antonio is available for viewing. Thanks to the support of our donors, the Foundation has been able to...

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The National Fluid Power Association’s Education and Technology Foundation has announced funding availability for fluid power course modules and curriculum development for university level students.  Faculty from U.S. colleges and universities with undergraduate mechanical engineering...

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The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invites you to the Industry University Engagement Summit at Iowa State University, June 6 – 8, 2016 to meet one-on-one with faculty and students and network...

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More Research Webinars Coming in April

April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The CCEFP hosted the second seminar of its 2016 Webinar Series on March 9th. The webinar featured two presentations. The first project, “Tele-operation Efficiency Improvements by Operator Interface,” was led by Prof. Wayne Book from the Georgia Institute of...

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CCEFP Communicates Research Successes to NSF

March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO I recently had the pleasure of visiting the headquarters of the National Science Foundation with several of our key partners in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power...

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We’ve written before about fluid power research at the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)—the network of fluid power research laboratories, academic faculty, graduate and undergraduate students at seven universities—that is making a...

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