October 2011 Issue
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Plan Now to Attend NFPA’s 2011 Chicago Regional Meeting – Great Networking, Great Program, Great Price

Introducing a new location for 2011. NFPA continues its Regional Meeting series on Thursday, December 8, 2011, at the convenient InterContinental Chicago O'Hare, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL. This property is centrally located for those in the Chicago area, and within minutes of O'Hare, for attendees flying in. Click here for the hotel web site. Always free and scheduled to fit within your busy workday, NFPA Regional Meetings are a casual yet effective way to meet other fluid power colleagues. The 2011 Chicago regional program will begin at 11:00 and finish by 1:30 pm. Scott Brave We are very excited about the 2011 program which features two noteworthy presentations. First, we welcome back Scott Brave of the Chicago branch of the Federal Reserve Bank, who will share an economic update with a Midwest manufacturing focus. Scott has become familiar with our member companies and can address the markets in their regions. Next, Matt Kennedy, Director of the U.S. Department...






Upcoming Events

Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference (EEHPC)
November 15-17, 2011
Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois

The EEHPC is hosted by the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), the FPDA Motion and Control Network (FPDA), and the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA).
 

ISO/TC 131 working group meetings (accumulators, pneumatic reliability, graphic symbols, circuit diagrams, hydraulic cylinders, pneumatic cylinders, ports and stud ends, flange connections, hydraulic quick-action couplings, tube and hose connections, hydraulic valves, pneumatic valves, FRLs)
December 5 - 9, 2011
Scottsdale, Arizonia

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

IFPEX 2012
April 17-19, 2012
NEC Birmingham, United Kingdom
10% NFPA Member Discount Available to Exhibitors

Industrial Automation North America (IANA)
September 10-15, 2012
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

Be part of the "IFPE Fluid Power Zone" a NEW and unique tradeshow designed to assist you in reaching your industrial automation customer market. Special NFPA member only discounts are available.

AG CONNECT Expo 2013
January 29-31, 2013
Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Missouri

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2013 NFPA Annual Conference
March 5-8, 2013
Montelucia Resort and Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona

2014 IFPE
March 18-22, 2014
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada



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