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National Marine Propeller Association (NMPA) 2017 Convention in Las Vegas A Success for Propeller Repair Industry

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 12, 2017 –The National Marine Propeller Association (NMPA) wrapped up its 2017 Annual Convention on Saturday November 11th in Las Vegas with a challenge to ...

The Free Trade Question

NMPA’s Design, Build & Race Your Own Propeller Program – A Continued Success

For the third consecutive year, Frank & Jimmie’s Propeller provided NMPA’s Design, Build & Race Your Own Propeller Program to Ft. Lauderdale High-School students. With sponsorship from the Marine Industry ...

Improving Propeller Efficiency

By Capt. Vincent Daniello Years after the space race, propeller design remained a sea-trial-and-error endeavor: haul, tweak the props, relaunch, sea-trial, repeat. Finally, the U.S. Navy paid the Massachusetts Institute ...

Propeller Industry Ends the National Marine Propeller Association (NMPA) Annual Convention Feeling Positive About the Industry in 2016 and Confident About the Outlook for Business in the Coming Year

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 16, 2016 –The National Marine Propeller Association (NMPA) Annual Convention concluded successfully on Saturday November 12th in Las Vegas following two-days of professional training and ...

Linden Propeller to Showcase New Propeller Scanning Option with Introduction of the DDS – Digital Data Scan at 2016 NMPA Annual Convention

Dubuque, IA – October 13, 2016 – Linden Propeller Co., designers and developers of the Prop Press 360 and Prop Press 500, which are among the most innovative hydraulic propeller ...

Annual Convention Set for November 10 – 12; Association Adds New Feature: Half-Day HydroComp Propeller School

Fort Lauderdale, FL – September 6 , 2016—National Marine Propeller Association, a leading trade group representing the recreational marine propeller repair and manufacturing industry, will host its Annual Convention November ...

Yamaha Marine Changes Name of Propeller Business to Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc.

Yamaha Marine Group announced today the renaming of its wholly owned subsidiary Precision Propellers Industries to Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers and discontinuing production of non-Yamaha branded propellers. Yamaha purchased Indianapolis-based ...

In Memory of Randal L Hale Jr.

  Note from the NMPA: Below is the obituary of Randal Hale, Jr. whose name, family and business are well known to the NMPA and wider propeller industry. We join ...

Reconstruct Existing Designs with Scan Converter from Hydrocomp

HydroComp’s Scan Converter utility, which is now a part of PropCad Premium, is used to extract propeller parameters such as pitch, chord, skew, rake, and thickness using 3D data points ...

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