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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...

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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Take the Quick Survey on Entry-Level Engineering Skills and Competencies Please respond by Friday, April 7, 2017 Through its Curriculum Grants program, the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is...

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Fluid Power Robotics Scholarship

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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The stage is set for the IFPE Fluid Power Zone to become the fluid power hub during the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016, September 12-17, 2016. Based on the success of the last show, the...

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO I want to send special thanks out to Brent Archer and Proportion-Air for making the decision to join the Pascal Society at the Gold level. The Pascal Society is...

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO For this year’s Foundation Update, I re-recorded the presentation I gave at the 2015 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference assuming that members not able to attend the event in person...

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By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The Legacy Builder Award recognizes any company that has reached $25,000 in cumulative donations to the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. To date, fourteen companies have reached this milestone, including...

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Two Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) leaders were recently honored by the University of Minnesota. Professor Kim Stelson, CCEFP Director, was elected College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professor. The...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awarded a teaching grant to support a team of students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that exposed them to fluid power design, applications and technology through a capstone...

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