When is an NFPA Regional Meeting not a Regional Meeting? When it’s in Milwaukee of course. Scheduled for Thursday, September 17, beginning at 2:00 pm, this meeting will offer attendees a look at a unique workforce development program. Karin Smith, President/CEO, CommUNITY Connections, Inspire Southeast Wisconsin, will present. Ms. Smith will explain how Inspire Southeast […]
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The Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference (FPIRC) is the premier fluid power technical conference of the year, co-hosted by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). At this year’s FPIRC, you will have a unique opportunity to engage with the brightest young fluid power engineers in […]
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As part of an effort to build member value and provide improved market intelligence throughout the supply chain, the State of the Fluid Power Industry – Distributors Survey, was launched in June, with 21 distributor members responding. Our goal is to grow participation throughout the year. This quick and easy monthly survey is sent via […]
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By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO A recent NFPA Board meeting was held in Washington, DC, which gave me the opportunity to participate in several meetings at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), each focused on engaging that agency in the support of fluid power research. One particularly noteworthy meeting was with the Vehicles Technology […]
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Fluid power manufacturers, distributors and end-users, are you interested in improved safety, more reliability, greater efficiency and reduced liability? As part of our mission to build and connect our members to an educated workforce, NFPA partners with other organizations—like the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS)—to make it easier for member companies to train and assess their […]
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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 percent increase in […]
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NFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News 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 JARP Industries, Inc. For more than 55 years, JARP Industries, Inc. has manufactured custom hydraulic cylinders and other fluid power products. The company […]
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Based in Katy, TX, Servi Fluid Power, Inc., a division of the Servi Group, was formed in 2014 to provide the design, assembly and service of bladder accumulators including high and low pressure customized designs to suit a variety of applications.
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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 updates come from Donaldson Company, Inc. Donaldson Company, Inc. announced earlier this month that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Colombia’s Industrias Partmo, a manufacturer of replacement […]
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By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The 2015 Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference (FPIRC) will bring together hundreds of fluid power industry professionals, academic leaders, and students. You can show your support for fluid power education and research and raise your visibility with this important audience by sponsoring one of the following opportunities. […]
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