Members Newsletter Archive

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May 2022 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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March 2022 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • BFPA Strategy Teams – Volunteers Required
  • BFPA is exhibiting at Fluid Power & Systems Exhibition 2022, 5-7 April 2022
  • AGMs, Conference, Networking Dinner and BFPA Strategy Review 12 and 13 May 2022
  • Business Updates – Sanctions, Russian invasion of Ukraine, Covid-19 in China, Benefits of Brexit
  • Yvonne Pearman retires from BFPA
  • CETOP Economic Outlook Reports
  • BFPA Training Manuals now available to buy now on BFPA website
  • Remembering Peter Chapple
  • BFPA publishes new pneumatic training reference manual
  • Diary Dates

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January 2022 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • New Year message from Paul Cooke, Interim BFPA CEO
  • Members’ News
  • BFPA logos update for 2022
  • Recent Industry Updates
  • Visit BFPA at Fluid Power & Systems Exhibition, 5-7 April 2022 – NEC
  • Save the date for BFPA and BFPDA AGMs, conference and networking dinner 12 May 2022
  • Remembering Wolfgang Moellers
  • BFPA Statistics update
  • Two New Members of BFPA Approved Hose Assemblies Scheme
  • 21st ISC, International Sealing Conference 12th-13th October 2022
  • Diary Dates

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November 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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October 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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September 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • New Members
  • Members’ News
  • ISO Cluster Meetings – 4 to 29 October 2021
  • BFPA joins forces with the British Society for Surgery to the Hand in raising awareness of fluid injection injuries amongst medical professionals
  • Trial one of the BFPA ‘s Health, Safety and Compliance online courses today
  • Free job vacancy adverts on the BFPA website offer – October to December 2021
  • Have your say on the future of your Association
  • Last chance to book for BFPA Fluid Power Forecast Virtual Seminar on 6 October
  • Keeping up the standards
  • Calling all distributors – please give us your views
  • ISO Cluster Meetings – 4 to 29 October 2021
  • Diary Dates

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July 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • New Members
  • Members’ News
  • BFPA Yearbook and Members’ Directory 2021 Published
    Contamination control takes a big step forward with revised ISO 11171 Hydraulic fluid power – Calibration of automatic particle counters for liquids
  • New membership categories pave the way for the UK to continue to engage with CEN/CENELEC through BSI
  • New BFPA Health, Safety and Compliance Short Online
  • Training Courses from July 2021
  • BFPA Statistics update
  • Strategic Alliance Partner Marsh Commercial offers advice on the Manufacturing Sector
  • Understanding the new UK / EU Rules of Origin and Product Classification Codes
  • BFPA plays an active role in determining the future content of the new T-Level Transition Programme for young engineers
  • Fluid Power Golf Society (FPIGS) Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in July
  • Diary Dates

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June 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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May 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • Last Chance to book for BFPA and BFPDA Virtual Annual General Meetings 26 May at 10:45
  • Understanding and Using the New UKCA & UKNI Marks
  • Water hydraulics: A clear future thanks to science
  • Hydraulic lubricant information and industrial gear oil field trial request – member opportunity to take part
  • Fluid Power Industry Golf Society (FPIGS)
  • Strategic Alliance Partner Marsh Commercial offers advice on Data Protection and Cyber Attacks
  • Diary Dates

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April 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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March 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • BEIS consultation on Energy-Related products
  • Standards: Setting the foundation for state-of-the-art, safety and sustainability
  • Useful CBI Guides on “Adapting to Hybrid Working”
  • New Training Initiative from the BFPA – Test your Hydraulics Knowledge
  • The BFPA to Resume its Face to Face Open Course Training Programme
  • Government announces NEW £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund
  • OBITUARY – Edward (Ted) G. Dowty MAY 19, 1939 – MARCH 7, 2021
  • OBITUARY – John Busby
  • Diary Dates

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February 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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January 2021 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • New Members
  • Rules of Origin and their importance in the UK-EU trade deal
  • BFPA Members’ Business Support Service: Quest
  • FREE UKCA and UKNI SHEP Webinar 25 February 2021
  • BFPA Guide to Fluid Power Related Trade and PRODCOM Codes for use in 2021
  • Remembering Luis Moreiras
  • Fluid Power Industry Golf Society 2021 Programme
  • Diary Dates

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December 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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November 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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October 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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September 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • Nigel Moorcroft wins BFPA award in recognition of technical work
  • BFPA and BFPDA 2020 AGMs
  • The new UKCA and CE Marking once the BREXIT transition period ends at the end of 2020 – Update and Two FREE Webinars
  • Latest BSI Guidance on Safe Working and Covid-19
  • REACH and Brexit
  • BFPA Fluid Power Forecast 2020-2024
  • Fluid Power Golf Society Summer 2020 update
  • Sarah Gardner celebrates her ‘Silver Jubilee!’
  • Diary Dates

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July 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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June 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • Brexit update on future trade
  • BFPA COVID-19 Survey
  • BFPA member’s business support service includes COVID-19 guidance
  • BFPA online training extended to Hose Assembly Skills course
  • CETOP General Assembly 2020 – Commission updates
  • CETOP General Assembly 2020 – Economic Outlook Reports
  • Diary Dates

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May 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • Obituary for Cliff Burrows OBE FREng.
  • BFPA holds COVID-19 Q&A Panel Session
  • Government guidance on conducting COVID-19 Risk Assessments in the workplace
  • BFPA Online Training A Great Success
  • Sandler Training
  • ONS Business Survey – Effects of Coronavirus
  • Digital Advertising – the way forward
  • Update on technical standards – May 2020
  • Diary Dates

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April 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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March 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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February 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • New Members
  • Members’ News
  • The strategic value of international standards for the UK as a global trading nation
  • It’s time to check your BFPA / BFPDA Directory entry for 2020/21
  • Open Consultation on UK Global Tariff – deadline to reply is 5 March 2020
  • BFPA / BFPDA Annual General Meetings 13 May 2020 – Save the Date
  • Are you connected with BFPA on LinkedIn?
  • BFPDA Approved Hose Assemblies Scheme Update
  • Latest Technical Standards Published
  • NFPC receives CETOP Approval for all CETOP courses for six years
  • Diary Dates

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January 2020 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • BFPA Focus… membership overview
  • Come and visit BFPA at two upcoming fluid power industry events in 2020
  • BFPDA Launches Changes to Approved Hose Assemblies Scheme
  • Managing mobile phone expenses: Manufacturing vs. the rest
  • Skills & Training remain high on the BFPA and EAMA Agendas
  • BFPA continues to represent the BSI & the UK on the CEN-CENELEC European Industry
  • Advisory Group (EU IFA) post Brexit
  • Keep it clean
  • Statistics update
  • Diary Dates

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December 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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November 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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October 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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September 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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July 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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June 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • CETOP General Assembly a Great Success
  • BFPA launches new How To…? Guides
  • New video
  • BEIS tax advice post Brexit
  • #9 – 1992, First BFPA Economic Seminar with Oxford Economic Forecasting
  • The importance of cleanliness in the oil and gas sector
  • BFPA Training Academy website has been revamped
  • Is golf your game?
  • Diary Dates

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May 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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April 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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March 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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February 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter

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January 2019 - Fluid Power Express Newsletter
  • Members’ News
  • BFPA’s 60th Anniversary 1959 – 2019
  • Technical Standards Update
  • BFPA 60th Anniversary Dinner & Ball
  • BFPA attends BSI Standards Forum and Awards 2018
  • BFPA Pavilion, Hannover Messe, 1-5 April 2019
  • BFPA to represent BSI and the UK Standards Community on a European CEN-CENELEC Industry Advisory Group
  • BFPA business support service rebranded as Quest
  • Statistics update
  • Diary Dates

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