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NFPA Foundation Update

Video: 2017 NFPA Foundation Update

September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The latest CEO video is a re-recording of the presentation I gave at the 2017 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference. The presentation covers basic information and updates from the...

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(Roman, left, and Javier pictured above) In 2015, Triton College in River Grove, Illinois received a $25,000 Fluid Power Lab Grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The school used the funds to purchase...

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In spring, Wojanis Supply Company sponsored a Fluid Power Action Challenge in Pennsylvania, which hosted 33 teams and 132 students. The event caught the attention of The Sprout Fund, a nonprofit organization supporting innovative ideas and grassroots community...

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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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Daman MFG Day

Daman Products Opens Doors for Students

August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last year, in collaboration with the South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce, Daman Products opened their doors for Manufacturing Day 2016. They are expecting a repeat performance this year, hosting an anticipated 90 students through...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards grants of up to $25,000 to 4-year universities to develop, replicate, or disseminate high-quality, high-impact undergraduate-level fluid power curriculum. These initiatives engage...

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This year, Troy Junior High School was awarded a grant to incorporate fluid power in their classroom. Below are some of the many notable extracts from the teacher who coordinated the activities for over 200...

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This spring, Husco sponsored and provided judges for a Fluid Power Action Challenge hosted at Waukesha STEM Academy. Current Action Challenge organizers Matt and James from Waukesha STEM Academy participated in the Challenge held at MSOE...

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Faculty from U.S. colleges and universities with undergraduate mechanical engineering programs have been invited to apply for the NFPA Fluid Power Curriculum Grants Program. The application deadline is Friday, June 9, 2017. The program objectives...

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The May 1st NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship application deadline is looming, but there is still time to volunteer to help review applications and make the final award decision. Here is what’s needed: Who: Fluid power professionals who...

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