by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during the Annual Meeting at NFPA’s Annual Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on the island of Maui, Hawaii, on Thursday, February 9, 2017. All terms […]
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by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Last February, NFPA partnered with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) to coordinate visits to Congressional offices to advocate for new federal funding for fluid power research. Representatives from eight NFPA member companies joined NFPA and CCEFP on visits to 20 different offices on both the […]
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If you’re registered for next month’s Annual Conference you’ll find a lot of networking opportunities. The schedule features typical networking gatherings, like Wednesday evening’s Welcome Reception and Friday’s Closing Event. However, there are so many other effective ways to meet people and make the right connections. Here are five ways that even Dale Carnegie would […]
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Attendees at IFPE 2017 have the opportunity to not only see existing technologies at work on the show floor, but also learn about new developments and emerging technologies during the Energy Efficient Hydraulics & Pneumatics Conference (EEHPC). The conference takes place March 8-10 and is aimed at professionals who design or maintain fluid power systems. […]
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The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series begins next week on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm Central. The series is a monthly webcast about research, workforce and special topic presentations hosted by the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power and sponsored by NFPA. The schedule has been set through December 2017. Check the Webinar Series webpage for updates to the […]
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The Market Outlook Report (MOR) has been a staple in the menu of NFPA market information offerings for over 15 years. It was never a main course item, like the Confidential Shipment Statistics or Forecast Services, but it was a frequently downloaded and appreciated side dish of sorts. The MOR provided an overview of trends […]
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J & R Machine, Inc. is a knowledge-based contract machine shop that solves complex machined part problems through value-added manufacturing, engineering, machining, quality, delivery, and exceptional customer service. They offer contract CNC machining of metal, plastic, and composite components used in fluid power. Other services include: assembly or sub-assembly, metal plating, painting, powder coating, and […]
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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 ITT Inc. ITT Inc. announced this month that Luca Savi has been named Chief Operating Officer. The new role will entail driving business performance by influencing the […]
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Early bird rates for general attendees and exhibitors who are members of NFPA, AEM, NRMCA, NSSGA, or PTDA end January 13. Those planning to be at the March 7-11 show at the Las Vegas Convention Center should act now to take advantage of low registration prices. This year’s show features more than 480 exhibitors from across […]
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With less than a month until the 2017 Annual Conference, NFPA has been working hard to make sure attendees have the best experience possible. The NFPA Events app, available for both iPhone and Android devices, is sponsored by AVENTICS Corporation. With NFPA Events, users are able to simply go to either the Apple App Store or […]
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