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Worldwide Trends in Fluid Power

Nfpa_member-smallThe 2017 World Fluid Power Summit, hosted by the National Fluid Power Association at the recent IFPE trade show, brought representatives from 13 regions around the world to present and share information on fluid power and economic trends in their home markets.

The presentations from representatives like CETOP, the European Fluid Power Committee which represents 17 national fluid power associations, included fluid power market trends in their particular region and industry forecasts.

NFPA-CETOP-StatsImmediate IFPS past president, Rance Herren, CFPSD, of National Oilwell Varco, gave a presentation on the Worldwide Need and Availability of Fluid Power Certification Programs.

Presentations from Australia, Canada, China, Europe, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States are all available for download from the NFPA site.

NFPA-Fluidpowerchallenge2Click here for the presentations. Click links to learn more about NFPA's Fluid Power Challenge program, a series of math and science competitions designed to connect today’s students to tomorrow’s fluid power careers. Click link to learn about the benefits of joining NFPA.


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