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MFG Day

MFG Day is Here! How Are You Celebrating?

October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Manufacturing Day 2017 is finally here! Every fall, manufacturers across America open their doors to show their communities what manufacturing really looks like. Many NFPA member companies are involved in this year’s MFG Day celebration,...

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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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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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Larry Davis, President of Daman Products Company in South Bend, IN, believes that students should be exposed to real life entrepreneurship from real life entrepreneurs. That is why Daman mentors in the St. Joe CEO...

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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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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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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 Fluid Power Challenge veterans started the school year out with a bang! The Challenge is a competition that challenges middle school students to solve an engineering problem using fluid power. They work in teams...

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CCEFP Student Profile, Oscar Pena Jr.

Fluid Power Student Profile: Oscar Pena, Jr.

December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ve written before about 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 difference when it comes...

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NFPA and IFPS shared an exhibit booth at the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Conference in Louisville, KY, October 27-30. The National FFA Organization remains committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement...

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