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Andrea Vacca at the Maha Fluid Power Research Center

NFPA Visits Maha Fluid Power Research Center

November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pictured above: Professor Vacca explains a test bench that was funded in part by NFPA. In September, NFPA Workforce Program Manager Stephanie Scaccianoce and I had the pleasure of visiting the Maha Fluid Power Research...

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MFG Day

NFPA Members Inspire the Next Generation

November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Throughout the month of October, NFPA members opened their doors to expand knowledge about and improve general public perception of careers in the industry. Each experience was unique. Companies found it beneficial to establish relationships...

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The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 1:00pm EST/ 12:00pm CST. This penultimate webcast of the year will cover the funded Control and Prognostic of Electro-Hydraulic Machines project from Purdue University. Registration...

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Participant in apprenticeships program

The Value of Apprenticeships

November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Preparing students for real-life work while they’re still in school can be tough, but apprenticeship programs have proven effective in helping to fill this gap. One such program is the Youth Apprenticeships program through Milwaukee...

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Our very first Fluid Power Action Challenge launched with just four teams in 2008. Tom Wanke, CFPE and Director of Fluid Power Industrial Consortium and Industry Relations at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) has been...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The presentations from the third seminar of MSOE’s new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) are now available. These presentations covered market-ready hydraulic fluids and the energy saving properties that they...

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The NFPA Robotics Challenge is a scholarship program that brings awareness of fluid power options in robotics to high school students and encourages increased use of fluid power products. This year’s Robotics Challenge Scholarship will...

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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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Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Starts Rolling

September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is starting off with a bang this year! Thirteen university teams are registered to compete, including the University of Cincinnati, California Polytechnic State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Murray...

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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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