The FPDA Motion & Control Network represents motion solution providers of fluid power, automation, and electro-mechanical technologies and distribution services designed to enhance customer performance and profitability.

Public Policy Articles

National Labor Relations Board's New Ambush Rule


Manufacturers Take the Lead on Workforce Development

NAM Task Force on Competitiveness & the Workforce and STEP Awards.


Shale Opportunity Snapshot: West Coast Shale

Challenges and opportunities in the Monterey/Santos play.


Market Opportunity Snapshot: South Central Shale

Challenges and opportunities in the Barnett, Eagle Ford and nearby shale plays.


Shale Market Opportunity Snapshot: Mountain / Northern Great Plains

Challenges and opportunities in the Bakken, Three Forks and Niobrara shale plays


Shale Gas in the Northeast: Market Opportunity Snapshot

Challenges and opportunities in the Marcellus, Antrim, Devonian and Utica shale plays


White House Delays Employer Insurance Mandate by a Year

Reprinted from NAW SmartBrief on Leadership, July 3, 2013


Military to Manufacturing Program


Challenges and Best Practices in Oil and Gas

Customer needs and industry challenges inspire best practices in serving the market.