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“Those Who Can, Do. Those Who Can Do More, Volunteer.”

“Those Who Can, Do. Those Who Can Do More, Volunteer.”

When I was asked to write the Notable Words column for this issue of the Journal, I sat awhile trying to determine on which subject I..

08/21/2015 with 0 Comments
NFPA Career Connections – Making A Difference in Tomorrow’s Workforce

NFPA Career Connections – Making A Difference in Tomorrow’s Workforce

Price Engineering. Thirty high school students. A tour. Fluid power classroom kits. Sharing. An internship. What does all this equal? The..

07/26/2015 with 0 Comments
Influence: The Ultimate Power Tool

Influence: The Ultimate Power Tool

By Dr. Robert Cialdini, Ph.D In business today, effective influence is essential. Want your ideas implemented? You must influence others to..

05/27/2015 with 0 Comments
An Emerging Workforce Crisis for U.S. Manufacturers

An Emerging Workforce Crisis for U.S. Manufacturers

A sound recruitment strategy can help small- and mid-sized manufacturers stay competitive in the hunt for talent Manufacturing companies..

05/17/2015 with 0 Comments
IFPS Membership – What Do You Make of It?

IFPS Membership – What Do You Make of It?

I am sometimes questioned about the IFPS logo on my shirt. Once I was asked if it was a symbol for some type of “secret society.” This..

03/24/2015 with 0 Comments
IFPS Certification is a Bright Idea

IFPS Certification is a Bright Idea

Have you ever wondered what happens when you flip on a light switch? Fluid power might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but..

02/22/2015 with 0 Comments

2014 CFPA Annual Meeting Underscores Fluid Power’s Workforce Challenges

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Fluid Power Association (CFPA) was held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. It had been several years..

02/18/2015 with 0 Comments
Wake-Up Call

Wake-Up Call

If you are reading this article, you probably already know what fluid power is, how most of us ended up in this field, and how hard it is..

01/25/2015 with 0 Comments

Partnering for a Strong Workforce

Did you know that NFPA has developed a Roadmap to Building a Strong Workforce? It outlines a number of ways NFPA members can help: Be a..

01/06/2015 with 0 Comments
2015 Fluid Power Professionals’ Day

2015 Fluid Power Professionals’ Day

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has dedicated June 19th as “Fluid Power Professionals’ Day” – a day of..

12/31/2014 with 0 Comments
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