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Schroeder Offers 5-Day QuickDelivery on Some Products

Schroeder Industries has initiated its QuickDelivery program for eligible products. Products included in the QuickDelivery program ship within five business …

Winner Would ‘Love to Spread the Importance of Fluid Power’ 

The National Fluid Power Association’s Education and Technology Foundation has awarded $2,000 scholarships to 14 students studying fluid power …

PIRTEK Auburn Hills Location Boosts Coverage in Michigan

PIRTEK recently added to its franchises in the heart of the auto industry. PIRTEK Auburn Hills, located 20 miles north of downtown Detroit, brings mobile …

Virtual NFPA/FPIC Conference Features ‘Revamped’ Networking

When the National Fluid Power Association and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium hold their joint regional conference on Dec. 3, attendees can take …

OTC 2021 Postponed to August

Next year’s Offshore Technology Conference, scheduled for May 3-6, has been postponed to Aug. 16-19, OTC announced. The conference was postponed because of …

NFPA Seeks Volunteers for Vehicle Challenge Reviews

The National Fluid Power Association is seeking volunteer judges for the design and specification midway reviews in the Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge.   The …

NFPA Announces Plans for 2021 Conference

The National Fluid Power Association annual conference is scheduled for Feb. 24-26, 2021. The conference will occur virtually and includes an in-person …

Freudenberg-NOK Named Top Workplace for Third Year

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies of Plymouth, Michigan, recently won a Top Workplaces Award from the Detroit Free Press media organization.  The 2020 …

NFPA President Announces Annual ‘Drivers’ Survey

By Eric Lanke, NFPA President/CEO Every other year, the National Fluid Power Association engages with stakeholders across the fluid power supply chain to …

PIRTEK Adds North Carolina Location

The owner of Charlotte, North Carolina’s PIRTEK South End, Mike McArdle, recently opened an new franchise in the city, PIRTEK North End, the company …

PIRTEK Ranked Third Fastest-Growing Franchise 

PIRTEK, a service provider of on-site hydraulic and industrial hose replacement and related products, was ranked the third fastest-growing U.S. franchise based …

NFPA Seeks Members for IFPE Planning Committee

The National Fluid Power Association is looking ahead to the 2023 International Fluid Power Exposition and seeking members for a planning committee. The …

Hydra-Slide Rebrands, Launches New Website

Hydraulic skidding equipment manufacturer Hydra-Slide Ltd. recently unveiled a new brand image and website.  The company issued a new logo that it says …

Emerson Awards ASCO Engineering Scholarships

Emerson recently announced the recipients of its 2020 ASCO Engineering Scholarships. Gillian Barach of Toronto, Ohio, a biomedical engineering major at the …

Avis Board Announces New President and CEO

The Avis Industrial Corporation board of directors has named Greg King as Avis Industrial’s new president and CEO, effective Oct. 19. King spent the last …

Companies Offer Donations to NFPA’s Pascal Society

The Pascal Society is the annual giving society of the National Fluid Power Association’s Education and Technology Foundation, which works to help meet the …

Gates Publishes Corporate Sustainability Report

Gates, a global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, recently released a corporate sustainability report for 2019, …

Murrelektronik Partners with Motion Industries’ BRAAS Division

Murrelektronik Inc. recently announced an expanded partnership with BRAAS, a division of Motion Industries. Founded in 1961, BRAAS is a U.S.-based distributor …

API Heat Transfer Restructures

API Heat Transfer announced Oct. 27 that it has restructured the company into three business units to better meet the needs of its customer base. The new …

Firefly Aerospace to Automate Composite Rocket with Ingersoll Machine Tools

Firefly Aerospace Inc., a manufacturer of launch vehicles, spacecraft, and in-space services, recently announced a substantial commitment to increase its …

Walvoil-Dieci Collaboration Wins Eima Awards for Adaptive Load Sensing System

An agricultural machinery project developed in a collaboration between Walvoil and Dieci won an EIMA Digital Preview award in two categories. An adaptive load …

Quantum Automation Releases QCS IIoT Software

Quantum Automation, which specializes in automation, networking, power products, solutions, and services for the commercial, industrial, utility, and …

Emerson Launches Mobile Road Show

Emerson will kick off its Mobile Road Show featuring an interactive mobile service center on Nov. 4 in Europe. It will run for nine months across multiple …

Eaton Offers Comprehensive Hydraulics Training

Eaton is offering virtual training in all areas of hydraulics. The training is offered over multiple days and delivered in four-hour increments with breaks …

Fabco-Air Launches New Website

Fabco-Air, a member of the Festo Group that distributes inch-dimensioned actuators, recently unveiled an upgraded website – www.fabco-air.com. Users can now …

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