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NFPA Member News – August 20, 2014

NFPA-News_News-headline-and-keywords_mlApplied Industrial Technologies reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal 2014 year ended June 30. Net sales for the quarter were $654.6 million, an increase of 2.2 percent compared with $640.5 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net income for the quarter was $29.7 million, or $0.71 per share, compared with $32.3 […]

Fluid Power Industry Leaders Invited to Attend 2014 American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit

2014-AEMC-National Summitby Eric Lanke, CEO I’ve been posting some lately about NFPA’s efforts to develop a program within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that can fund and focus on energy efficiency improvements using fluid power technology, including our involvement with The U.S. Council of Competitiveness and their partnership with the DOE, the American Energy & Manufacturing Competitiveness […]

NFPA Foundation supports MSOE Rearin’ Raiders Team Project

MSOE Wordpress PIXThis spring, the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) received a teaching grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The purpose of the grant was to help the Rearin’ Raiders team improve the design and functionality of the 2011 model of their Electrohydraulic Performance Puller (EHPP), and then bring the tractor to the ASABE International […]

FPIRC14 to Feature Panel on Fluid Power Innovation, Marketplace and Workforce Development

Fluid Power Innovation & Research ConferenceAs the only consortium of its kind in North America, the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invites you to the first annual Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 2014 (FPIRC14) to connect with the best and the brightest research faculty, trained students, and practitioners in the field of fluid power technology. The […]

Fluid Power’s Role in Our Nation’s Energy Efficient Future Part 8: Technologies Driving the U.S. to Our Energy Future

american-energy-and-manufacturing-competitiveness-summit-introductionby Eric Lanke, CEO Eighth in a series of articles describing NFPA’s actions focused on the development of a program within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that can fund and focus on energy efficiency improvements using fluid power technology. The envisioned program would be partly research-focused, helping to develop new energy efficient fluid power […]

Thank You to All for Successful 2014 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference

NFPA 2014 Industry & Economic Outlook ConferenceThank You to all attendees and sponsors for making the 2014 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) a huge success. This year’s event drew our second highest attendance total of 317, which further illustrates the value and importance of the information attendees receive from this conference. This year’s conference offered hard data, critical insight and opportunities […]

Registration is Open: Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference 2014 / FPIRC14

Fluid Power Innovation & Research ConferenceManufacturers, OEMs, researchers and media from around the nation will convene at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, from October 13-16 for the Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference 2014 (FPIRC14), an extended series of educational events hosted by the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). The event will feature collaborative technical breakout sessions, networking opportunities, tours of […]

NFPA Foundation Report – August 12, 2014

NFPA Foundation Donor Impact ReportA re-recording of the presentation given at the 2014 NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference, describing the publication of the Foundation’s new Donor Impact Report and the launch of its new annual giving society. A copy of the Donor Impact Report can be accessed here. Watch the video below:

MAPI – Manufacturers Alliance Economic News and Reports

MAPI AprilA weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in Brief Igniting a Passion for Manufacturing: Q&A With Sylvia Wetzel Bison Gear & Engineering takes a holistic approach to closing the skills gap, and Chief Learning Officer Sylvia Wetzel is indispensable in this endeavor. In this interview, […]

Data on the Global Fluid Power Industry Presented at the 2014 International Fluid Power Summit

International Fluid Power Summit at IFPE 2014NFPA members have come to rely on NFPA for data and information on the health and growth of the U.S. fluid power industry—but one area that we receive increasing requests for is information on what’s going on in other fluid power markets around the globe. Our Global Market Reports and Forecasts are a great resource […]

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