Fluid Power Journal

Rotational Speed Sensors for Hydraulic Drive Units

If you are a manufacturer who equips hydraulic units with rotational speed measurement devices, or if you’re a user who buys such units from a supplier, the …

The Wolf at the Door

Here we go – another year and another IFPS president. And that is a good thing. The many new members serving on the Board of Directors bring new perspective …

Utilization of Sensitive Compliant Lightweight Robot Arms for Hydraulic Valve Assembly

Today’s industrial robots are well-fitted for the needs of mass production. They can perform repetitive tasks with high performance within a well-structured …

Shrinking The Skills Gap: Why Manufacturing Day Matters

Over the next decade, it is estimated that nearly 3.5 million U.S. manufacturing jobs will be needed, and 2 million of those jobs are expected to go unfilled …

Manufacturing Q&A

Trevor O’Malley is a recent college graduate in 2012 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He has worked at Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. as an …

2015 Manufacturers Directory

Download our 2015 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF

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 …

Is Additive Manufacturing an Opportunity or a Threat for the Fluid Power Industry?

By Eric Lanke, NFPA CEO I’ve been asked that question more than once in the past few months, mostly by NFPA members who are beginning to examine the emerging …

Mechatronics and Fluid Power

Whenever the term “mechatronics” is discussed among fluid power professionals, it seems that each person has a different opinion as to its meaning. These …

Implementing Cutting-Edge Conveying Technology: A How-To Guide

Click on the images to enlarge. In today’s business climate, food processing and packaging companies are responding to the growth in raw material and labor …

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