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IEC Summits Bring Industry and Students Together

Tom_Kurfess_GA_Tech_IEC Summitby Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The Industry Engagement Committee (IEC) of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) is part of the industry oversight structure that NFPA has helped put in place to make sure that the research strategy and projects conducted by the CCEFP serve the long-term needs of the fluid power […]

New Trade Show Ranking Shows Strength of IFPE and CONEXPO-CON/AGG

NFPA member newsEarlier this month, AEM’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the show for mobile machinery featuring fluid power, took first place on the 2014 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows list. The list ranks trade shows held in 2014 in the United States by net square footage of floor space. CONEXPO-CON/AGG topped the list with 2,356,711 net square feet of show […]

NFPA Foundation Awards Three Teaching Grants For The 2015 Fall Semester

Grants imageThe NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded three teaching grants that will begin in fall 2015. The objective of these teaching grants is to engage students in learning about fluid power, encourage teaching resources, connect talented students to our industry and foster ongoing forums between educators and industry.  Student Activity Based Learning Project, Antigone Sharris, […]

NFPA Presents Workforce Development Initiatives at 77th International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Conference

008The 77th International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Conference was held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin March 25-28, 2015.  The conference offered opportunities for technology and engineering teachers to learn about programs available for their classrooms. During a breakout session, Lynn Beyer, NFPA’s Workforce Program Manager, presented NFPA’s Roadmap to Building a Strong Workforce, detailing initiatives that […]

NFPA Members Share In A Day of STEM Discovery With Girls – Learn How!

Tech SavvyOn March 21, Tech Savvy took place at Triton College in River Grove, IL. Tech Savvy is a daylong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career conference designed to attract girls to these fields and to inform mentoring adults about STEM education and careers and how they can support the girls’ interest and success in STEM. […]

Research, Workforce, and Blogging Headline Pneumatic Member Discussions

Pneumatic CouncilPneumatic members recently came together at the 2015 NFPA Annual Conference for a special Council Networking Breakfast where several NFPA Council’s, including the Pneumatic Council, discussed the latest hot topics and issues that were on their mind. NFPA staff liaisons to these councils were listening closely, to point out current initiatives and future projects related […]

NFPA Member Company Profile: Heco Gear

NFPA Company ProfileNFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News With NFPA membership at an all-time high, publishing a short profile of an NFPA member each week is one way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is Heco Gear. An NFPA member since 2001, Heco Gear is headquartered in West Sacramento, CA. […]

2015 NFPA Strategic Plan and Activities Presentation Available

NFPA Member news  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO I re-recorded the presentation I gave at the NFPA Annual Meeting on March 12, 2015, at the Grand Del Mar Resort in San Diego, California, on the assumption that NFPA members not able to attend the event would be interested in hearing about our strategic plan and activities moving forward. […]

MAPI – Manufacturers Alliance Economic News and Reports

MAPI_weekly_updateA weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in the Brief Life Is Better With Manufacturing MAPI’s new video takes a quick (and fun) look at how manufacturing makes our country wealthier, more innovative and more productive. The statistics come from our newly revamped Facts About […]

NFPA’s Stats Dashboard Allows You to Analyze the Latest Fluid Power Industry Trends

graph-icon1Whether you need a quick peek at industry and market data or just don’t have time to maintain your own sources of data, NFPA’s Stats Dashboard meets your data analysis needs. The Stats Dashboard is a web-based, interactive tool that allows you to create customized graphs from NFPA data sources. Your graphs are saved to your custom […]

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