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Balluff Inc., an NFPA manufacturer member, will host its third annual Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) event October 6th, 2017 at its U.S. headquarters in Florence, Kentucky. As indicated on its MFG Day event page, all ages...

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NFPA Endorses Manufacturing Day 2017

June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day) is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. MFG Day occurs each year on the first Friday, making the official 2017 date October 6....

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  Eric Lanke, President/CEO of the National Fluid Power Association, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO In May 2016 I told you about 13 companies that signed on to a report supporting the inclusion of fluid power in an envisioned Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) on...

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CCEFP Moves Forward on Strategic Priorities

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

CCEFP Strategy Led by Faculty Experts and Industry Leaders The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) continues to make progress toward its three strategic research priorities, those being the creation of fluid power...

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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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Fluid power experts from around the globe recently gathered at the University of Science and Technology in Wrocław, Poland. They discussed fluid power related ISO standard issues in the following subcommittees and working groups: Fluid...

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Hosted by NFPA within the Motion, Drive & Automation North America (MDA NA) and Industrial Automation North America (IANA) shows, the IFPE Fluid Power Zone will once again be the fluid power hub during the International...

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The International Standards Organization (ISO) technical committee for fluid power (TC 131), along with 19 of its subcommittees and working groups, converged on Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Milan, Italy in October to foster standards...

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In part one of the blog series I talked about the dynamics of single piece or modular suction cups.  In part two we will continue our discussion. Suction cups that don’t come apart during the...

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