Document Center Inc. signs agreement with NFPA — The National Fluid Power Association

Contract allows for paper and electronic distribution

Belmont, CA. February 15, 2002: Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce the signing of a distribution agreement with NFPA — The National Fluid Power Association. The new licensing contract allows for distribution of the NFPA standards both in hardcopy and pdf format. NFPA documents will be available through the Document Center's Silicon Valley location and its website (

The National Fluid Power Association has been providing services to the Fluid Power community since 1953. It is an active standards developer both in the U.S. and internationally. "We are very pleased to add NFPA to our growing list of content partners," said Claudia Bach, President of Document Center Inc. "It not only improves our current capability to deliver NFPA documents to our small- and medium-sized customer base, but adds to our monitoring capability for this document set. The business of managing our customers' information requirements with regards to standards documents has proven to be at the heart of the changes we have experience since putting our catalog on the Internet in 1993. This agreement underscores the need for closer ties between a content distributor like Document Center and an authoring organization like NFPA."

About NFPA — The National Fluid Power Association

NFPA is a trade association of 245 U.S. and multinational manufacturers of hydraulic and pneumatic products and systems. Fluid power products make use of a liquid (in hydraulics) or a gas (in pneumatics) to provide power transmission and motion control for industrial and mobile machinery of all types. Membership services cover the development of standards, as well as trade shows, industry statistics, educational programs, and the promotion of the fluid power industry.