Browsing the "fluid power" Tag →

IEOC

Registration Open for the 2017 IEOC

April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

2017 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 15 – 16, 2017 Golf and welcome reception August 14 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The 2017 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference schedule is packed with an outstanding...

Read More →
industry trends, industry update

New Industry Trends Update Available

April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run...

Read More →

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that describes an industry-wide consensus regarding the pre-competitive research and development needs associated with improving the design and function of fluid...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   On March 31, 2017, I had the privilege of attending the first seminar of MSOE’s new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). Through a quarterly series of half-day seminars...

Read More →

IFPE 2017 was the site of two standards development committee meetings this past March.  Members from NFPA and SAE came together to discuss current and future ISO standards projects in: Contamination control – filtration Connectors – port...

Read More →

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....

Read More →

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...

Read More →

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Improving fluid power manufacturing and the use of fluid power in manufacturing are key strategies of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). In support of these...

Read More →