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College students compete in NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

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

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...
Rex Bateman, Director of Engineering at SMC Corp.

Pneumatic Designs Evolving to Meet Industry Trends

Automation, sustainability and a desire for increased intelligence are driving an evolution in pneumatic system designs.
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Engineers collaborating on design project

Engineering Remains Viable and Important Career Path

The engineering community remains positive about the continued need for engineers as technologies evolve.
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A fixed hydraulic motor from Danfoss Power Solutions

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

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...
Frank Langro, Director – Product Market Management, Pneumatic Automation, Festo North America

Intelligent and Efficient Designs Key to Longevity of Pneumatics

Development of low power consuming and intelligent pneumatic devices will ensure their continued use as industry requirements evolve.
The new SKF manufacturing facility in Mexico will produce deep-groove ball bearings and tapered roller bearings for customers in North America.

This Week in Power & Motion: SKF Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Mexico

The new SKF manufacturing facility will aid growth efforts in the Americas, Delta Computer Systems announces a new trade name and more industry news you may have missed.
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Manufacturing Day offers an opportunity to spotlight the manufacturing sector and host activities to attract more people to enter the industry.

How will you be Celebrating Manufacturing Day 2023?

Manufacturing Day provides an opportunity to spotlight the industry and demonstrate the careers possible in this vital sector.
The AVENTICS Series AF2 Flow Sensor from Emerson detects air leaks to help reduce compressed air consumption.

Emerson AVENTICS Flow Sensors Monitor Air Consumption in Pneumatic Systems

The AVENTICS Series AF2 Flow Sensors can detect leaks and other performance aspects in pneumatic systems to ensure they operate in an efficient manner.
Bosch has begun production of 800V components for electric vehicles.

This Week in Power & Motion: Bosch Begins Production of 800V Components for Electric Vehicles

The Bosch 800V inverter and electric motor will improve efficiency and charging times for electric vehicles, NFPA announces fluid power scholarship winners, and more industry ...