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The Fluid Power Action Challenge has been generating significant interest among students and teachers. The classroom activity grants and our offered curriculum are helping teachers to establish a solid, ongoing, foundation for fluid power education....

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The deadline for students involved in the 2017 FIRST® Robotics Challenge to apply to the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship is coming up May 1. Mentors and sponsoring companies are encouraged to inform their teams of the opportunity. The scholarship...

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Daman Products Company held its seventh annual Fluid Power Action Challenge on March 3 at Bethel College. Jimtown Junior High took home not only the Overall Champion trophy, but also the Team Challenge Award. Other...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At the recent NFPA Annual Conference in Hawaii, four more companies were recognized for reaching Legacy Builder status in the NFPA Foundation. When NFPA started the NFPA Foundation back...

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Waukesha Community Technical College and member companies Eaton Corporation and Price Engineering recently partnered to host a Workshop Day as a part of their spring Fluid Power Action Challenge. Turnout was strong — 22 teams from...

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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation launched a new curriculum grant program this year that is providing awards to university engineering faculty to develop, replicate and disseminate high-quality,...

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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO NFPA has just launched the new NFPA Careers website, which is designed to connect students with fluid power companies looking for job candidates. Companies can use the site to...

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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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Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day)  is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October—which this year is October 7, 2016—any day...

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I was moderately upset when Instagram recently changed its format. This social media site has been a friend to me and it hurts to see an old friend that you love so much change! You...

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