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FPDA unveils new website

The FPDA has updated its website to help members and prospective members better navigate its many resources and benefits. The website now has a more

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Environmental influences on shock and vibration damping technologies

Machine builders are now dealing with outside influences in their designs more and more as manufacturers must meet size, environmental and pricing needs. Sizing down

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Boston Dynamics’ VP of Engineering talks fluid power, 3D printing

More than 650 fluid power manufacturers, users and academics have come here to Aachen, a small western German city, to talk about the future of

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A view of fluid power’s next generation

The Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems (IFAS), located at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany, has long been considered one of the world’s

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NFPA announces new board of directors

During NFPA’s 2018 Annual Business Meeting, held in conjunction with its Annual Conference in Orlando, in February, NFPA members elected the Board of Directors for

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IFAS RWTH fluid power lab

A tour of the RWTH Aachen IFAS fluid power labs

I had a very interesting tour of the IFAS (Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems) research labs, as part of the 11th IFK Fluid

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IFK and IFAS: World-class fluid power research

Hundreds of key fluid-power researchers and engineers will convene March 19-21 at the biennial IFK conference in Aachen, Germany, as we recently detailed in our

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Motion Industries opening new West Coast distribution center

Motion Industries Inc. will open a new distribution center in Auburn, Wash., late spring in 2018. Enhancing Motion Industries’ logistical network, the new distribution center

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Tribute partners with Industrial Distributor Cooperative

Tribute Inc. has been selected by the Industrial Distributor Cooperative (IDCO) as a premium and endorsed supplier of ERP distribution software. IDCO is a co-op

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Internet app from AKG helps with specifying cooling packages for HPUs

AKG, Mebane, N.C. has released its AEL configuration application (app). The app helps engineers specify the right AKG Engine Line (AEL) package for their application.

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Teams gearing up for 2017-18 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge

  Milwaukee–The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is heating up! Right now, teams are building, testing, and adjusting their vehicles. By March, students prepare for

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Delta’s European region adds Director of Business Development

Battle Ground, Wash.—Motion control manufacturer Delta Computer Systems Inc. announced that the company’s Senior Systems Software Engineer, Dr. Tim Gessner, has been appointed as the

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