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Fluid power, research, and manufacturing

R&D is essential for advancing fluid-power technology, and for hydraulics and pneumatics manufacturers to grow and prosper. The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power

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Milwaukee Cylinder launches the Idea Center videos to highlight cylinder designs

Milwaukee Cylinder has launched its new Idea Center Videos on the Milwaukee Cylinder website. The Idea Center contains several short videos covering different cylinder designs

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MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium announces final presenters for March seminar

The Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) announces the final presenters for its March 2, 2018 technical seminar. For the first

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Aventics rolling out online shop globally

To date, Aventics customers in Switzerland, Canada and the U.S. have been able to access the new portal. However, by the end of 2018, the

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Automation will spur fluid-power job growth

A new report making headlines says that as many as 800 million workers, worldwide, will lose their jobs by 2030 as a consequence of rapid

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A hydraulic boy in an electronic world

By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Do you ever find yourself having difficulty with electronics? I was out for dinner with my future father-in-law last night,

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Government funding for fluid power advancements

The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power is among the top academic research and government advocacy leaders for fluid power in the United States,

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Wireless handheld transmitters from Magnetek are designed for hazardous location

Magnetek has added three new handheld transmitters to its portfolio of wireless controls approved for hazardous locations. They are safe to use in hazardous or

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Tribute adds new functionality to Trulinx Software for distributors’ fabrication operations

Tribute Inc. has added new functionality to its flagship business management software for the fluid power, motion control and automation distribution marketplace. New functionality has

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Hard cash for soft robotics

The recent announcement of $26 million in funding from the National Science Foundation for soft robotics research is welcome news for the fluid-power community. NSF’s

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Upbeat future for fluid-power research

In a recent webinar, Kim Stelson, Director of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, reviewed the operations, accomplishments and vision of the CCEFP.

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Green hydraulic power in a quiet system

The manufacturing industry has seen vast improvements in technology over the past 30 years. Machines are faster, quieter, and more versatile than ever before. However,

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