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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO NFPA has just launched the new NFPA Careers website, which is designed to connect students with fluid power companies looking for job candidates. Companies can use the site to...

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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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The NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge has proven to be an effective way to introduce middle school students to fluid power as a potential career. And the program is growing. This year we have added two...

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FPIRC

Video: What’s New at FPIRC16

August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The 2016 Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference (FPIRC16) is set for October 10-12, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. As outlined in the video below, the conference has...

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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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  NFPA Continues To Strengthen The Fluid Power Industry by Tricia Fulton CFO, Sun Hydraulics Corporation In June of this year, the NFPA Board of Directors held its annual strategic retreat where we discussed many...

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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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FPIRC16

Registration Open for FPIRC 2016

June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

October 10-12, 2016 Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minnesota The Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference (FPIRC), co-sponsored by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), is...

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Our funding application for FAMTEC continues to move forward. If successful, funding through the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) will be awarded and...

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