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NFPA Shadows a FIRST® Robotics Team

January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I visited the Hartland Arrowhead High School FIRST® Robotics Team to talk about the new NFPA Fluid Power Challenge FIRST Robotics Scholarship last month, I had no idea how much of a commitment being on a...

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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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Are you considering attending the April 28, NFPA Regional Lunch Meeting but haven’t registered yet?  Don’t wait much longer!  Friday, April 22 is the registration deadline. The host for the 2016 Minneapolis Regional is the Donaldson...

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO I re-recorded the presentation I gave at the NFPA Annual Meeting on March 10, 2016, at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas, on the assumption that NFPA...

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2016 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference August 15-17, 2016 Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, IL The Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) is NFPA’s highly anticipated economic event for everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and...

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The NFPA officially has elected Tricia Fulton, the Chief Financial Officer at Sun Hydraulics, to be the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Fulton is the first woman to hold...

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