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Dec 9, 2019

Spencer Tiegs is the 2017 recipient of NFPA’s Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship. This is a program that awards $40,000 in college scholarships to a high school student that successfully uses fluid power in the design of his or her FIRST or National Robotics League robot.

Using his scholarship, Spencer is now...


Nov 25, 2019

Greg Gleason is a Senior Applications Engineer at Bosch Rexroth, a leading supplier of drive and control technologies in more than 80 countries across the globe. Greg was recently featured in Hydraulics and Pneumatics magazine for his role in designing the hydraulic system that controls the movement and position...


Nov 11, 2019

Alex West is the Senior Principal Analyst for Industrial IoT at IHS Markit, a market research firm that serves as a leading source of information and insight in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Alex recently examined the state if IoT readiness in many of the industrial markets important to...


Oct 28, 2019

Donna Ritson is the President of DDR Communications, a market research company that helps its clients penetrate new markets with valuable marketing tools and measurable results. Donna recently presented at NFPA’s Industry and Economic Outlook Conference on the use of industrial robots in many of the markets important...


Oct 14, 2019

Mark Bokorney is in Product Management for Sun Hydraulics – a fluid power valve and manifold manufacturer – but he’s on the podcast because he is also the chair of NFPA’s Roadmap Committee. 

A few months ago, under Mark’s leadership, that Committee completed the 2019 update to the Technology Roadmap for the...