What did you get out of the NFPA EOC?

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As usual, H&P's editor Alan Hitchcox and publisher Michael Ference attended the National Fluid Power Association's annual Economic Outlook Conference earlier this week. The consensus seemed to be that despite the gloom and doom of the national media, we are in decent shape. Economists don't expect a double-dip recession, nor do they see the fluid power industry and the many markets it serves as faltering anytime soon. It sounds like there should be continued growth, with things leveling off in a few years.

So did you attend? What did you get out of it? Alan shares his thoughts here in a brief interview. Do you feel the same?

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Michael Ference

As Publisher of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, my interest and expertise lie in two main areas-advertising and marketing and fluid power. In this blog, I focus on both areas with information about the...

Alan Hitchcox

Alan joined Hydraulics & Pneumatics in 1987 with experience as a technical magazine editor and in industrial sales. He graduated with a BS in engineering technology from Franklin University and...
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