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Fluid Power Industry Leaders Set to Gather for Industry and Economic Outlook Conference

A record-breaking number of National Fluid Power Association member companies, invited guests and fluid power-related industry professionals will converge on Schaumburg, IL for the 2011 NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC).

 
PRLog - Aug. 10, 2011 - A record-breaking  number of National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) member companies, invited guests, and other fluid power-related industry professionals will converge on Schaumburg, IL August 15 - 17 for the 2011 NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC).  During this two day event, industry experts will share analyses and the hard data needed to stay focused on the economic environment of today and tomorrow.  Conference content will delve into the industry's economics, market forecasts, supply chain advantages, and the technology breakthroughs likely to impact the fluid power supply chain for years to come.  

The Conference is a great opportunity for NFPA members and non-members alike to connect—providing one of the best opportunities for education and networking.  This year’s conference is augmented with an opportunity for industry to interact with engineering students—the workforce of tomorrow. According to NFPA executive director, Eric Lanke, “This conference once again brings together the entire fluid power supply chain.  The impact of what’s happening in today’s economy is sure to be the talk of the conference.”  

The 2011 Conference highlights include:
•  Economics
Global Economic-An American Perspective, Alan Beaulieu, Institute for Trend Research (ITR)
Global Economics-A European Perspective, John Walker, Oxford Economics

•  Market Forecasts
Steel and Metals Industry Outlook, Robert DiCianni, ArcelorMittal USA
Heavy Truck Market Forecast, Eric Starks, FTR Associates
Construction Machinery Forecast, David Phillips, Off-Highway Research
Agriculture Machinery Forecast, Vincent Malanga, LaSalle Economics
Industrial Markets Overview, Dan Meckstroth, MAPI, Inc.
Material Handling & Metalworking Machinery Forecast, Ken Kramer, Global Insight
Oil & Gas Industry Outlook, Ruchir Kadakia, CERA
Fluid Power Customer Markets Overview, Eli Lustgarten, ESL Consultants, Inc.
Fluid Power Industry Forecast, Jim Meil, Eaton Corporation

NEW this year:
•  Macro-Economic Speaker Forum – Members get a chance to ask the “experts” their most burning questions during this interactive session closing out the first day’s program.
•  Supply Chain Strategies Networking Breakfast – The breakfast on the second day will be reserved for table discussions on issues related to supply chain strategies.
• Special Wednesday Lunch Presentation – Future Customer Needs & Technology Trends in the Construction Industry, Brian Rauch, John Deere.

Don’t Miss the Economic Event of 2011! Join NFPA member companies and others in the fluid power industry at the intersection of marketing and strategy for the 2011 NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference. To register or learn more about the conference, go to http://www.nfpa.com/Events/2011_IEOC_ProgramDetails.asp or call NFPA at 414-778-3344.

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NFPA provides a forum for the fluid power industry’s channel partners—manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, customers and educators.

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