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Fluid Power Challenge, CCEFP, Lab Grant Updates, Workforce Initiatives.

Teams of college students from across the country gathered in Ames, Iowa last week to compete against each other with the fluid-powered bicycles they had designed and built for the The Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge....

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In March, Parker Hannifin Corporation sponsored and provided judges for a Fluid Power Action Challenge in Ohio. Twenty-three students from Chagrin Falls and Kenston Middle Schools participated in the event in which they designed and...

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The fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) have continued to progress, and all ten of the newly funded projects were presented at the CCEFP Industry-University Summit in...

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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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The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 1:00pm EST/ 12:00pm CST. Topics will include the Portable Pneumatically Powered Orthoses project, which is one of the recently funded research projects. Mike Gust will also present a...

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On Friday, March 31st, 72 students on 19 teams filled the gymnasium at Waukesha Community Technical College to compete against their peers in the Fluid Power Action Challenge, sponsored by Price Engineering and Eaton Corporation....

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In 2014, Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas received a $25,000 Fluid Power Lab Grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The school used the funds to purchase learning systems with learning activity packets that...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Take the Quick Survey on Entry-Level Engineering Skills and Competencies Please respond by Friday, April 7, 2017 Through its Curriculum Grants program, the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is...

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NFPA’s workforce team traveled to Dallas, TX for the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association’s 79th Annual Conference. This was a great opportunity for the NFPA’s fluid power workforce development and education initiatives to get...

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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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