By Kim Stelson, Director of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power As you may already know, the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is in the process of forming its five year strategic plan. A draft of the plan is publicly available and can be found here. Members […]
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The NFPA 2017 spring Regional Meetings schedule is complete! The 2017 Minneapolis Regional meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 11, with strong registration to-date. Use this link to see who is already registered. Hennepin College, Brooklyn Park Campus will be the site of the meeting and will include lunch by Hennepin’s top culinary students, a tour of […]
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By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Many thanks to Mike Lindamood and Wandfluh for inviting me to present the state of the fluid power industry at their recent distributors meeting in Rosemont, Illinois. It was a great opportunity not only to connect or re-connect with a number of NFPA members, but also to share […]
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Can’t wait until the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference to receive the latest industry forecasts and data? Explore the resources available to members on the NFPA Market Information website. A key benefit of NFPA membership is free access to the association’s numerous market information programs. Analyze industry trends, determine industry size & industry segmentation, define […]
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The Fluid Power Action Challenge has been generating significant interest among students and teachers. The classroom activity grants and our offered curriculum are helping teachers to establish a solid, ongoing, foundation for fluid power education. Here’s how these resources have helped one school in Indiana. “Indiana Standards 6-8.E1, 6-8.E2 deal with engineering. The lesson provided […]
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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 Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. Applied Industrial Technologies recently announced it has acquired Sentinel Fluid Controls. The addition enhances Applied’s presence in the fluid power market and increases its […]
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Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Brennan Industries manufactures hydraulic fittings and related components. With seven distribution centers in North America, plus locations in the U.K. and China, Brennan offers over 40,000 different hydraulic, pneumatic, and instrumentation fittings and accessories to customers worldwide.
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By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Fluid Power Industrial Consortium March 31, 2017 Intercontinental Hotel Milwaukee Register Here NFPA is a supporting partner of the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC), allowing NFPA member companies to participate in FPIC seminars at no cost. FPIC seminar topics are an ideal way to […]
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By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Technology Roadmap will begin its biennial update process at the NFPA Roadmap Committee meeting taking place during the April 4 – 6 CCEFP Industry University Summit at Texas A&M. The NFPA Technology Roadmap is a document that describes an industry-wide consensus regarding the pre-competitive research and development […]
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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: Hydraulic and Pneumatic […]
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