March 2011 Issue
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Members made globalization the theme of the 2011 NFPA Annual Conference

More than 150 industry leaders converged on Bonita Springs, FL, February 16 - 19, for the 2011 NFPA Annual Conference--making the event an ideal place for them to share thoughts and hear new ideas on the globalization of the industry. According to NFPA executive director, Eric Lanke, "Our members have a variety of different objectives in the global economy--staying competitive here at home, increasing sales in export markets, and expanding operations in foreign countries.” Featured speakers were balanced to appeal to decision-makers across this global spectrum. Attendees heard expert economic analysis and realistic projections for 2011 and beyond, were presented with new approaches to global markets and global competitors, and were able to share thoughts with other members through lively group discussions and networking venues. The 2011 speaker lineup included presentations from: John Ferriola, Chief Operating Officer, Nucor The Importance of American ...






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March 22 – 26, 2011
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co-located with CONEXPO-Con/AGG. Please check www.ifpe.com for more details.

Hannover Fair 2011
April 4 - 8, 2011
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NFPA 2011 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
Including the biennial Student Poster Session August 16 - 17, 2011
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, Schaumburg, Illinois

Mark Your Calendars!  Held every two years, NFPA’s Poster Sessions are designed to build a community of interest in fluid power among industry leaders, educators and their students. They have become an important forum for sharing research and teaching ideas as well as in planning successful partnerships.

2012 NFPA Annual Conference
March 6 - 10, 2012
The Mauna Lani Bay, Kohala Coast, Hawaii
 

 



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