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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation launched a new curriculum grant program this year that is providing awards to university engineering faculty to develop, replicate and disseminate high-quality,...

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We are still looking for reviewers to help evaluate the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship applications. The streamlined review process will be done online, and we are expecting volunteers will spend about 10 hours total on reviewing....

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2017 CCEFP Industry-University Summit April 4 – 6, 2017 Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Mark your calendars. The next CCEFP Industry-University Summit will be held at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at...

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In 2015, South Central College in North Mankato, Minnesota received a $23,000 Fluid Power Lab Grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The school used the funds to purchase two cavitation simulators with accumulator...

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Established in 1962, the Fluid Power Institute™ (FPI) at MSOE is a leader in fluid power education, motion control, research and evaluation, distinguishing itself as one of the nation’s foremost academic fluid power research laboratories....

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Schmalz, Inc. in North Carolina is currently visiting local 11th graders to promote a four-year apprentice program that leads to an Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Wake Technical College. They plan to do several open...

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The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a workforce development program designed to support teams of undergraduate students (through a senior capstone design project or extracurricularly) as they develop a fluid powered vehicle without the...

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Poclain Hydraulics kicked off this year’s Fluid Power Action Challenge at its Sturtevant facility earlier this month. Students and staff from South Milwaukee High School were in attendance, as were Arlen Garcia of the NFPA...

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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 Over the last few weeks, I’ve been participating and serving as a judge in the midway presentations of the nine university teams that are competing in this year’s...

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