National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)

Milwaukee, WI 53124


About National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)


6737 W. Washington St.
Suite 2350
Milwaukee, WI 53124
United States
(414) 778-3344

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Since its founding in 1953, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) has worked to promote fluid power technology and support the entire fluid power supply chain. The association now includes over 340 member companies which work together to address industry needs and success. 

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hydraulic system on agricultural equipment
System Design

A Guide to Basic Components in Modern Fluid Power Systems

Feb. 22, 2024
Learn the role various components play in creating intelligent hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
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hydraulic hoses with pressure sensor
Sensors & Software

Sensors in Fluid Power Bring a Range of Design Opportunities

Feb. 12, 2024
Benefits ranging from improved precision and control to enhanced machine monitoring are possible when integrating sensors into fluid power systems.
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hydraulic hoses on heavy machinery

2024 Recession Presents Fluid Power Industry Opportunities for Investment

Dec. 12, 2023
With a mild recession predicted for 2024, fluid power manufacturers should use this time to invest in their business and prepare for the rebound coming in the second half of the...
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Advancements in hydraulic component and system designs will help to ensure they remain a vital part of various machine and vehicle designs.

Assessing Future Design Needs for Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Aug. 30, 2023
The 2023 NFPA Technology Roadmap outlines the key areas in which the fluid power industry should focus future development initiatives.
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Hydraulic shipments for construction equipment and other heavy machinery remained positive in the second quarter of 2023.

Strong Second Quarter for Fluid Power and Customer Markets

Aug. 15, 2023
Manufacturers in the fluid power industry and its customer markets report a strong second quarter but anticipate a potential cooling in demand for the second half of 2023.
Manufacturing of the Bosh Fuel Cell Power Module will occur at its Stuttgart-Feuerbach plant.

This Week in Power & Motion: Bosch Begins Volume Production for Fuel Cell Power Module

July 21, 2023
Bosch is set to manufacture fuel cell modules at facilities in Germany, China and the U.S., NFPA adds workforce engagement meeting to IEOC agenda, and more industry news you may...

Videos & Resources

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Hydraulic and pneumatic shipments rose in August 2023.

Fluid Power Shipments Rise in August 2023

Oct. 9, 2023
NFPA data shows shipments of hydraulics and pneumatics increased compared to the previous month.
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Hydraulic and pneumatic shipments in July 2023.

Pneumatic Shipments Continue on Positive Trajectory

Sept. 19, 2023
NFPA data shows pneumatics remain a positive sector for fluid power as shipments continued to increase in July 2023.
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Nfpa Hydraulic Pneumatic Shipments June2023

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Shipments Dip in June 2023

Aug. 7, 2023
NFPA data shows a slight decline in shipments for hydraulics and pneumatics compared to the previous month.
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Nfpa Hydraulicand Pneumatic Shipments May2023

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Shipments Up Again in May

July 17, 2023
NFPA reports shipments for pneumatics, mobile hydraulics, and industrial hydraulics increased in May 2023 compared to the previous month.
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Nfpa April2023 Hydraulicand Pneumatic Shipments

Fluid Power Shipments Begin to Plateau

June 12, 2023
NFPA's fluid power shipment and order data shows shipments for hydraulics and pneumatics have begun to plateau.
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Eleven teams took part in the final competition at Danfoss Power Solutions' facility in Ames, IA.

NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Provides Real-World Engineering Experience

June 1, 2023
The vehicle challenge tasks students with designing and building a vehicle incorporating fluid power technologies, offering the opportunity for a hands-on, real-world engineering...

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Epiroc battery-electric mine truck in underground mine

This Week in Power & Motion: Epiroc Creates Fully Electric Trolley System for Underground Mining

May 3, 2024
Epiroc has partnered with ABB and Boliden to create a fully battery-electric trolley truck system for underground mining, NFPA seeks input on AI initiatives, and more industry...
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Automate 2024 to Spotlight Latest Robotics and Automation Technologies

May 2, 2024
A range of sensors, vision systems, motion control components and other technologies used in automation systems will be on display at this year's event.
70-ton roll force load cell hydraulic press can exert a force of 4,000,000 pounds on tested sensors

This Week in Power & Motion: Roll Force Load Cell Hydraulic Press Aids Sensor Testing

April 12, 2024
An ABB service center has added a roll force load cell hydraulic press for testing sensors used in extreme conditions, NFPA is seeking volunteers for collaborative projects and...
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Construction equipment with hydraulics on display at CONEXPO

Fluid Power Will Continue to be Important Part of CONEXPO 2026

April 10, 2024
Although IFPE will not be co-located with CONEXPO 2026, fluid power will still be represented at this large construction equipment event.
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LexxPlus autonomous mobile robots will be introduced to the U.S. market

This Week in Power & Motion: LexxPluss Bringing Robotic Solutions to U.S.

April 5, 2024
LexxPluss is investing in the U.S. robotics market due to growth opportunities it sees in the region, Siemens has acquired the ebm-papst industrial drive business, and more industry...
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Hydraulics are an important component of excavators and other off-highway machines

This Week in Power & Motion: NFPA Seeks Proposals for Advanced Hydraulics Conference

March 29, 2024
The NFPA is seeking session proposals for its new advanced hydraulics conference, Gates is developing solutions to aid data center cooling and more industry news you may hav missed...
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Incorporation of electronics and IoT is shifting fluid power designs

Fluid Power is Expanding Beyond Hydraulics and Pneumatics

March 20, 2024
The NFPA's addition of a new member category demonstrates the ongoing evolution of the fluid power industry.
Volvo Group
Volvo Construction Equipment and Mack Trucks deliver on- and off-road electric equipment to Coastal Waste & Recycling

This Week in Power & Motion: Volvo Group Delivers Electric Vehicles to Waste & Recycling Customer

March 1, 2024
A Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle and Volvo CE EC230 Electric excavator will be put to use by a waste and recycling customer in Florida, A3 celebrates 50 years of promoting automation...
RISE™ Robotics
a visualization of RISE Robotics angular flat belt drive systems

This Week in Power & Motion: RISE Robotics Licensing Angular Flat Belt Drive Technology

Feb. 23, 2024
Limited licenses are available for RISE Robotics' patented technology enabling highly loaded belts to perform at an angle, Motion acquires two fluid power companies and more industry...