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  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At the recent NFPA Annual Conference in Hawaii, four more companies were recognized for reaching Legacy Builder status in the NFPA Foundation. When NFPA started the NFPA Foundation back...

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3,623 Students Introduced to Fluid Power in 2016

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

NFPA workforce programs, such as the Fluid Power Action Challenge, fluid power classroom activities, and Student Career Connection events taught a total of 3,623 students about fluid power in 2016. With the help of the NFPA...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At the end of each year, Kim Stelson, the Director of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), gives and records a “State of the CCEFP”...

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Many of the NFPA grant programs work to develop fluid power trainers or other teaching lab equipment at 2-year technical schools and 4-year universities. Material and fluid power component donations from industry are needed to help...

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Curriculum Grants

NFPA Curriculum Grants Awarded

August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards grants of up to $25,000 to 4-year universities to develop, replicate, or disseminate high-quality, high-impact undergraduate-level fluid power curriculum. These initiatives engage faculty in the teaching of fluid...

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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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Attention ALL golfers—weekend hackers to club pros—registration for the IEOC Invitational Golf Tournament is now open. This is a golf outing you don’t want to miss.  Scheduled for a shotgun start at noon on Monday,...

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Foundation Impact Video

NFPA Foundation Impact Growing

April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 5-minute Foundation Impact Video that premiered last month at the 2016 NFPA Annual Conference in San Antonio is available for viewing. Thanks to the support of our donors, the Foundation has been able to...

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO With the National Science Foundation funding for the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) coming to a close this year, NFPA and CCEFP have been working in...

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CCEFP Research Homepage

CCEFP Communicates Research Successes to NSF

March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO I recently had the pleasure of visiting the headquarters of the National Science Foundation with several of our key partners in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power...

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