National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)

Milwaukee, WI 53124

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6737 W. Washington St.
Suite 2350
Milwaukee, WI 53124
United States
https://www.nfpa.com/home.htm
(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 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
Hydraulics

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.
Hydraulics

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.
Hydraulics

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.
Bosch
Manufacturing of the Bosh Fuel Cell Power Module will occur at its Stuttgart-Feuerbach plant.
Technologies

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...
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Hydraulics and pneumatics are forecast to weather the current recession better than other sectors.
Hydraulics

A “Good” Recession for Hydraulics and Pneumatics

April 3, 2023
Although the economy is in a mild recession, the fluid power industry and most of its customer markets are forecast to be minimally impacted.

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Hydraulic and pneumatic shipments rose in August 2023.
Hydraulics

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.
Hydraulics

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
Hydraulics

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
Hydraulics

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
Hydraulics

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.
Hydraulics

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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Helios Technologies
Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: Helios Hydraulics Centers of Excellence Begin Full Operations

Feb. 9, 2024
Helios Technologies' two Centers of Excellence will streamline and aid growth for its hydraulics division, NFPA opens registration for its Vehicle Challenge final competitions...
S. Jensen
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Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: NFPA Launches Advanced Hydraulics Conference

Jan. 26, 2024
The new NFPA event will be co-located with iVT Expo to provide engineering education related to hydraulics for off-highway equipment, ABB establishes an R&D hub for machine automation...
Mack Defense
Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: Mack Defense Developing Electric Propulsion Vehicle for U.S. Army

Jan. 19, 2024
Mack Defense is using an electric propulsion system from BAE for its prototype vehicle, Motion names a new SVP of Strategy & Markets, and more industry news you may have missed...
Events

NFPA Annual Conference

Feb. 27, 2024 - Feb. 29, 2024
The National Fluid Power Association's (NFPA) Annual Conference provides an opportunity to connect with others working in the hydraulics and pneumatics sector. Networking opportunities...
Komatsu
Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: Komatsu Partnering with GM on Fuel Cells for Mining Equipment

Dec. 15, 2023
Komatsu and GM will jointly develop and test a hydrogen fuel cell designed to power a large mining truck, a recent NFPA grant is helping a U.S. university establish a fluid power...
Mura Technology
Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: igus Supported Plastic Recycling Plant to Begin Operation

Dec. 1, 2023
igus has invested in technology that will provide more sustainable recycling of plastics, registration is open for the NFPA Annual Conference and more industry news you may have...
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College students compete in NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: NFPA Seeks Volunteers for Vehicle Challenge Review

Nov. 10, 2023
NFPA is looking for fluid power industry members to help review student designs in its Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge, TTControl to offer HYDAC machine control software and more...
S. Jensen
A fixed hydraulic motor from Danfoss Power Solutions
Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: NFPA Task Forces Specify Development Areas, Need for OEM Input

Nov. 3, 2023
Two NFPA task forces have determined critical points of value for the fluid power industry and a need for more input from OEM engineers, Protolabs opens a new metal 3D printing...
Aidro Hydraulics & 3D Printing (a Desktop Metal company)
Aidro has received certification for its ability to produce hydraulic valves and other fluid power components using metal additive manufacturing technology.
Technologies

This Week in Power & Motion: Aidro Receives Certification for Metal 3D Printing Capabilities

Sept. 8, 2023
Aidro has received certification for its binder jetting and laser powder bed fusion metal 3D printing capabilities, Emerson has acquired Afag to expand its electric linear motion...