The new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium at MSOE provides educational and networking opportunities for members of the fluid power industry in a non-compete environment. Membership benefits include:
OEMs, manufacturers, SMEs, distributors and more are encouraged to join. In addition, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is a supporting partner of the FPIC. Membership in the FPIC is a benefit of NFPA membership, and member companies are able to participate without charge in the quarterly seminars.
Seminar topics are focused on addressing the needs of the NFPA Technology and Fluid Power Manufacturing Roadmaps, including, but not limited to
For an annual membership fee of $2,000 (no charge for employees of NFPA member companies), a company may send up to four (4) of its employees to the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium’s quarterly half-day seminars.
Seminar locations and agendas will be announced as each meeting draws near.
Established in 1962, the Fluid Power Institute™ (FPI) at MSOE is a leader in fluid power education, motion control, research and evaluation, distinguishing itself as one of the nation’s foremost academic fluid power research laboratories. FPI developed the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium to further support its industrial partners.
For more details, contact:
Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO
Sheku Kamara, MSOE Dean of Applied Research
Tom Wanke, MSOE Director, Fluid Power Institute™