July 2010 Issue
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NFPA Board Reaffirms Initiatives to Advance Fluid Power Industry

by Gregory Willard (Quality Control Corporation), NFPA Chairman of the Board, 2010-11. When NFPA launched our New Directions initiative six years ago with the long-term goal of strengthening the fluid power/motion control industry by integrating the entire supply chain within NFPA, it was our intention to unify our industry's stakeholders in efforts that would advance our technology, expand fluid power into new markets, and foster individual member success. The recent June 2010 Board of Directors meeting provided an opportunity to review our progress, reaffirm or adjust our objectives, and determine the next steps in our association's evolution. Under the leadership of our immediate past chairman, Allen Carlson of Sun Hydraulics Corporation, and with the dedication of numerous Board members both past and present, NFPA has remained a strong and robust organization. Our membership has grown and diversified, with suppliers, distributors and educators all represented in great...






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3rd Annual NFPA Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament
August 16, 2010
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NFPA 2010 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
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October 28, 2010
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January 8-10, 2011
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April 4 - 8, 2011
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NFPA 2011 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 16 - 17, 2011
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