Fluid Power Journal

Making a Difference

Ever know one of those kids who made a mistake he or she didn’t recover from?  Someone you knew or loved who blindly got caught up in things by making bad …

Vacuum Lifting Fundamentals

There is often much confusion with regards to the units used to measure the vacuum level being generated in an application. This article explains which ones …

Stillwater Elevates Engineering

Industry, government, and academic leaders from the greater Stillwater region in Oklahoma gathered for a National Engineering Forum (NEF) regional dialogue, …

In Memoriam: James Irenaeus “Jim” Morgan

James Morgan, formerly of Kenosha and Hales Corners (Milwaukee), Wis., died on March 24, 2016 at the age of 92. In 1960, Mr. Morgan was a Founding Member of …

Fluid Power Challenge Re-Cap: Alexandria Technical and Community College

Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) hosted an NFPA Fluid Power Challenge event for the first time on its campus on February 24, 2016, where 68 …

NFPA Elects Tricia Fulton to be Chairwoman of the Board of Directors

The NFPA officially has elected Tricia Fulton, the CFO at Sun Hydraulics, to be the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Fulton is …

NFPA’s Day on Capitol Hill

by Eric Lanke, NFPA CEO Thanks to all the NFPA members who joined me February 9-10 for our first “day” on Capitol Hill. Representatives of Caterpillar, …

FPEF Fundraising Initiative that GIVES money

FPEF raised over $2,500 (more than enough for a full scholarship) with its 2016 Calendar Lottery. One fluid power student will receive a scholarship in April. …

2016 IFPS Spring Meeting

Special thanks to the 35 IFPS members who recently met in San Diego, California, to conduct the IFPS 2016 spring meeting. These dedicated members steer the …

Managing Software Updates

An interview of Yolanda Petre, Software Engineering Manager at Eaton Can you describe your group and its role in software development? We have a team of …

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