Fluid Power Journal

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 new NFPA Student …

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 act on them. Want …

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 across the country are …

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 gave me a chuckle …

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 electricity suppliers and …

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 since I attended the …

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 to find your …

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 guest speaker at a …

2015 Fluid Power Professionals’ Day

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has dedicated June 19th as “Fluid Power Professionals’ Day” – a day of recognition for all of us …

Can Employers Move the Needle on America’s Mental Health?

Seven Ways Your Leaders Can Get Started Since we spend a significant chunk of our waking hours at work, employers are in a prime position to make a difference …

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