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NFPA Opens Call for White Papers from Supplier Members

NFPA Member Company NewsNFPA recognizes our supplier members hold a wealth of information of unique value to other members of the association, and our goal is to have NFPA’s supplier constituency share that knowledge.  To help achieve this goal, we are soliciting “white papers” that will be posted on the 2015 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference presentation download […]

IEOC “Suite Deal” Contest Winners Announced

IEOC Suite DealCongratulations to our three suite upgrade winners for the 2015 IEOC “Suite Deal” Contest! These three lucky winners will receive a suite upgrade for both registering for the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference and booking their room at the Westin North Shore, Chicago by the June 17th deadline. Even if you missed the deadline to be […]

NFPA Student Career Connections Program Strikes Again

Hammond and studentWhen Antigone Sharris, from Triton College in Illinois, said she would host an NFPA Student Career Connections event, I knew the event would be successful. If you’ve met Antigone, you know that she is an incredibly passionate, energetic and positive Chair and faculty member in the Triton College Engineering Technology Department. She promotes careers in […]

Foundation Grant Brings Fluid Power Trainers to Students in Texas

Angelina Lab 4Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas received a fluid power lab grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation in July 2014. They used the funds to purchase three trainers—one hydraulic based and two pneumatic based. Each new learning system has a set of Learning Activity Packets (LAPs) that include objectives, activities, skills and reviews designed […]

NFPA Welcomes Two New Manufacturer Members

Blue Graph Globe Up ArrowPVS Sensors Inc. offers a wide range of pressure, vacuum, temperature and differential switches that are manufactured in West Union, SC and designed for the industrial, mobile, hydraulic, pneumatic, water process, refrigerant, air conditioning, beverage and other industries. The company also offers a competitive range of pressure and temperature transducers. Their product offering includes a […]

NFPA Member News: Key Personnel Changes at Eaton

NFPA member newsNFPA 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 Eaton Corporation. The Board of Directors at Eaton announced a number of senior leadership appointments ahead of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alexander M. Cutler’s retirement at the […]

NFPA Member Company Profile: Tol-O-Matic, Inc.

Company ProfileNFPA Company Profiles for NFPA News Each week we publish a short profile of an NFPA member as a way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is Tol-O-Matic, Inc. NFPA Members since 2005, Hamel, Minnesota based Tol-O-Matic, Inc., designs and manufactures pneumatic rodless cylinders, rod-cylinder slides, rotary actuators and […]

MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — U.S. Industrial Outlook and More

MAPI Economic RoundtableA weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in the Brief How Important Is an EU Capital Markets Union to MAPI Companies? The Great Recession caused significant damage to the developed economies on both sides of the Atlantic. Yet whereas the American economy rebounded early if […]

Legacy Builders Increase the Impact of Technology and Workforce Development Programs

NFPA Member Company NewsBy Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The Legacy Builder Award recognizes any company that has reached $25,000 in cumulative donations to the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. To date, fourteen companies have reached this milestone, including the three just recognized at the 2015 NFPA Annual Conference—CNH Industrial, Pall Corporation and Moog. Because representatives of CNH were […]

CCEFP Hosts 20 Research Interns for the Summer

IMG_1906_resizedThe Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power hosted nearly 20 young engineers from across the country, all of whom survived the CCEFP REU Fluid Power Bootcamp at Purdue University from May 26 – 28, 2015. Over the course of two days, students were provided an introduction to CCEFP — its vision, organization and research portfolio. They also […]

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