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  • CCEFP Webinar
    21 2017 September

    2017 CCEFP Fluid Power Research Webinar Series Continues September 27

    The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 1:00pm EST/ 12:00pm CST. The webcast will cover the funded Controlled Stirling Power Unit and Investigation of Noise Transmission through Pump Casing projects. Registration is...

  • St. Augustine Prep Ribbon Cutting
    13 2017 September

    HUSCO’s Gus Ramirez Cuts Ribbon for K4-12 School

    Gus Ramirez, chairman of HUSCO International, recently cut the ribbon for St. Augustine Preparatory Academy, a K4-12 school he founded on Milwaukee’s south side. The $50 million facility just launched its first school year on...

  • NFPA Foundation Update
    07 2017 September

    Video: 2017 NFPA Foundation Update

      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...

The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 1:00pm EST/ 12:00pm CST. The webcast will cover the funded Controlled Stirling Power Unit and Investigation of Noise Transmission through Pump Casing projects. Registration is...

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St. Augustine Prep Ribbon Cutting

HUSCO’s Gus Ramirez Cuts Ribbon for K4-12 School

September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Gus Ramirez, chairman of HUSCO International, recently cut the ribbon for St. Augustine Preparatory Academy, a K4-12 school he founded on Milwaukee’s south side. The $50 million facility just launched its first school year on...

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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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MFG Day

Consider a Virtual Event this MFG Day

September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Looking for additional ways to engage with students? If a facility tour doesn’t work for your schedule, consider creating a video for this year’s Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day)! Even though MFG Day is October 6th,...

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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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We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is...

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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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The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 1:00pm EST/ 12:00pm CST. The webcast will cover the funded Four-Quadrant Multi-Fluid Pump/Motor project. Registration is required to attend this free webinar. Interested NFPA members...

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