• The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization. All donations are fully tax deductible as charitable contributions. 
  • You may also wish to make a planned gift by including a bequest to the NFPA Foundation in your estate plan. For more information on this option, please contact Carrie Berger at (414) 259-2023.
  • Many of our grant programs work to develop fluid power trainers or other teaching lab equipment at 2-year technical schools and 4-year universities. Material and fluid power component donations from industry are needed to help keep these resources working and up-to-date. 


Donor Impact Reports

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation publishes an annual Donor Impact Report, summarizing important achievements in the previous year. Copies of these documents can be downloaded below.

 2019         2018          2017          2016          2015

We also summarize these reports in short videos.

  • Annual Donor List
  • Legacy Builders
  • Action Challenge Champions


The following individuals and organizations made a donation in our last recognition

year—between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019.

ACE Controls, Inc.
Air Logic
Aladco, LLC
Alco Manufacturing
Alro Steel 
American Iron & Alloys
Applied Industrial Technologies
ASCO Numatics
Auburn Gear, Inc.
Austin Peterson of Industrial Hard Chrome
Bailey International
Bimba Manufacturing Company 
Bosch Rexroth
Brand Hydraulics 
Certified Power
Clippard Instrument Laboratory
Comer Industries Inc.
Cross Company
Daman Products Company
Delta Computer Systems
Delta Power Company
Deltrol Fluid Products
Denise Husenica of National Fluid Power Association
DLH Fluid Power Inc.
Enfield Technologies
Eric Lanke of National Fluid Power Association
Evonik Oil Additives
Fairfield Manufacturing Company
Flodraulic Group
FORCE America
GS Global Resources
HAWE Hydraulic NA
Helios Technologies
Henry Kohrng
Hitachi America
Hofmann Fluid Power
HYDAC Technology Corporation
Hydra-Power Systems
Hydraquip, Inc.
Hydraulic Components Ltd.
Hydraulics and Pneumatics Magazine
Hydro Extrusion North America
Hydrotech, Inc.
Hy-Pro Corporation
Idemitsu Kosan
ifm efector
Industrial Hard Chrome
International Fluid Power Society
Iowa Fluid Power
JARP Industries

Jeff Kenney
Jeff Stuart of Hydra-Power Systems
JEM Technical Marketing Company
Kawasaki Precision Machinery
Kevin Kampe of Womack Machine Supply
Kevin Smith of Scott Industrial Systems
KYB Americas
KYB Japan
Lehigh Fluid Power
Linde Hydraulics
Lynn Beyer of National Fluid Power Association
Main Manufacturing Products
Mark Garrett of Morrell Group
Marti Wendel
Master Pneumatic-Detroit
Melissa Blashka of Barksdale Control Products
MFP Seals
Michael King of MFP Seals
Mike Lindamood of Wandfluh of America
Mike Tonyan of Hydrotech
Mosey's Production Machinists
Motion Industries, Inc.
MP Filtri USA Inc.
Muncie Power Products
National Tube Supply
Nicole Farrell of Fluidyne Fluid Power
OEM Controls
Parker Hannifin 
Paul Ludwig of Hydro Electronic Devices
Peninsular Cylinder Company
Poclain Hydraulics
Precision Plus
Price Engineering
Prince Industries
PSI Fluid Power
QCC - Quality Control Corporation
R & J Cylinder & Machine, Inc.
R.M. Wright Company
Randy Hydrick of Flow Dynamics & Automation
Rick Bush of Micromatic
Ron Klimko of Hydraulics and Pneumatics Magazine
Roscoe Wallace of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation
Rosenboom Machine & Tool
ROSS Controls
Scott Meldeau of IMI Precision Engineering
Stauff Corporation
Steelhead Composites
Stucchi S.p.A.
Thomas Magnete USA
Tim Thomas of PARTsolutions
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Twin Disc
Ultra Clean Technologies 
Walvoil Fluid Power
Wandfluh of America
Wojanis Supply Company
Yates Industries 


The Legacy Builder Award recognizes all donors to the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation whose cumulative donations have reached $25,000 or more. Each year, a new class of Legacy Builders are inducted into this elite club at the NFPA Annual Conference.

Class of 2019

  • Clippard Instrument Laboratory
  • Festo Corporation
  • Hitachi
  • Iowa Fluid Power
  • OEM Controls
  • Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Class of 2018

  • FORCE America
  • HUSCO International
  • International Fluid Power Society
  • Quality Control Corporation

Class of 2017

  • Linde Hydraulics
  • Lubrizol
  • Proportion Air
  • Woodward HRT

Class of 2016

  • Afton Chemical
  • Bobcat
  • Chevron
  • Donaldson Company
  • Evonik Oil Additives
  • ExxonMobil
  • HYDAC and Schroeder Industries
  • Hydra-Power Systems
  • Hydraquip
  • Netshape Technologies
  • Poclain Hydraulics



Class of 2015

  • CNH Industrial
  • Pall Corporation
  • Moog

Class of 2014

  • Danfoss Power Solutions
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Gates Corporation
  • ROSS Controls

Class of 2013

  • Bimba Manufacturing
  • Bosch Rexroth Corporation
  • Caterpillar
  • Deltrol Fluid Products
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation

Class of 2012

  • Enfield Technologies

Class of 2010

  • Sun Hydraulics Corporation








Fluid Power Action Challenge Champions

Thirty NFPA member companies and education partners from across the country have been recognized as Fluid Power Action Challenge Champions for their efforts in organizing and running Fluid Power Action Challenge events in their local communities. In doing so, they have not only made serious investments of both time and money but have also helped spread information about our industry and reaped the benefits that come with connecting their organizations to the schools and science classrooms where the industry’s future employees are learning fluid power for the first time.

These Fluid Power Action Challenge Champions are:


  • Bennett Mills Middle School – 2 annual events, engaging 80 total students 
  • Caterpillar – 4 annual events, engaging 272 total students
  • Cleveland Community College – 5 annual events, engaging 173 total students
  • Cooper Middle School – 2 annual events, engaging 122 total students
  • Daman Products Company – 9 annual events, engaging 816 total students
  • Deltrol Fluid Products –10 annual events, engaging 2,388 total students
  • Eisenhower Junior High – 2 annual events, engaging 36 total students
  • Florida Technology Student Association – 2 events, engaging 56 total students
  • FORCE America – 4 annual events, engaging 268 total students
  • Georgia Tech University – 2 annual events, engaging 136 total students
  • Gulliver – 1 annual event, engaging 90 total students
  • Husco and Waukesha STEM Academy – 4 annual events, engaging 332 total students
  • Hydrotech – 1 annual event, engaging 20 total students
  • Jerling Middle School – 3 annual events, engaging 572 total students
  • Komatsu Mining Corp Group – 2 annual events, engaging 96 total students
  • LoneStar Community College – 1 annual event, engaging 36 total students
  • Master Pneumatic – 5 annual events, engaging 692 total students
  • Mequon School District – 1 annual event, engaging 36 total students
  • Micromatic – 1 annual event, engaging 20 total students
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering – 11 annual events, engaging 1,106 total students
  • Parker Hannifin – 2 annual events, engaging 44 total students
  • Pennsylvania Small Business Education Fund – 5 annual events, engaging 604 total students 
  • Price Engineering – 4 annual events, engaging 472 total students
  • Purdue University – 5 annual events, engaging 276 total students
  • University of Minnesota – 5 annual events, engaging 352 total students
  • Triton Girls Summer Camp – 2 annual events, engaging 80 total students
  • Wojanis Supply Company – 9 annual events, engaging 875 total students
  • SMC Business Councils – 1 annual event, engaging 112 total students
  • Valley View Junior High School – 1 annual event, engaging 144 total students

In total, our Fluid Power Action Challenge Champions have organized 106 events impacting 10,306 students.


Contact Info

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Milwaukee, WI 53214

(414) 778-3344 (o)

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