With just about a month until the 2016 Annual Conference, NFPA has been working hard to make sure attendees have the best experience possible. Introducing the brand new NFPA Events app, available for both iPhone and Android devices, and sponsored by Yates Industries. In the past, NFPA has provided various web-based applications specific to an event, […]
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As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Pneumatic, Mobile and […]
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We’ve written before about the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)—the network of fluid power research laboratories, academic faculty, graduate and undergraduate students at seven universities—that is making a difference when it comes to preparing a better educated workforce for the fluid power industry. The CCEFP has created a 500% increase in the […]
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Ultra Clean Technologies Corp., an NFPA supplier member that manufactures pneumatic launchers and foam projectiles for removing internal contamination from hydraulic hoses, tubes, and pipes, has partnered with the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) to offer an Introduction to Hydraulics class at a 20 percent discount. The hydraulics class is set to take place March 28 – […]
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Each week we publish a short company profile of an NFPA member as a way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is Industrial Hard Chrome, Inc. Industrial Hard Chrome, Inc., a mill producer of chrome-plated steel bars and tubing, with induction hardening, saw cutting and machining capabilities, offers a size […]
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NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from Certified Power, Inc. Certified Power, Inc., a value-added distributor and provider of hydraulic systems and components, electronic and CANbus-based controls including spreader control, and anti-icing and pre-wetting […]
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NFPA staff, along with their significant others, are challenged with solving world problems at Escape Chambers in downtown Milwaukee. Can they do it? The Problem: An esteemed professor of modern world history is believed to be the mastermind behind a network of historical document thefts. An undercover team has been sent in to bring him […]
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“A common goal throughout the business world is to increase productivity while reducing costs. This certainly applies to machine design, which means achieving the fastest possible cycle times. For pneumatic systems, this often requires running actuators as fast as possible without introducing excessive shock loads to the system.” This next series of blogs are from […]
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Click here to view the 2016 Annual Conference attendee list. Over 150 attendees and 60+ guests representing 96 fluid power industry companies are registered for the 2016 Annual Conference March 9-11 at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas. What will they come away with that you don’t want to miss? Information on […]
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by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Standards development is a key activity that contributes to the fulfillment of NFPA’s mission to strengthen the fluid power industry. As a result, our Board of Directors recently determined that it may from time to time be appropriate for NFPA to take a position of public advocacy for a […]
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