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Using Data to Run our Plants

Using Data to Run our Plants

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Ensuring Pipeline Valve and Actuator Integrity

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Factory Workforce Training: What You Need to Know in 2018

Factory Workforce Training: What You Need to Know in 2018

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Weir Group Completes Acquisition of ESCO

Friday, 13 July 2018  |  Chris Guy

The Weir Group PLC has completed the acquisition of ESCO Corporation effective July 12. This follows the announcement on April 19, 2018 of an agreemen...

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Weir Group Completes Acquisition of ESCO

2 DAYS AGO

The Weir Group PLC has completed the acquisition of ESCO Corporation effective July 12. This follows the announcement on April 19, 2018 of an agreement to acquire ESCO for an estimated enterprise value of just under $1.3 billion.

ESCO will operate as a new division of the Weir Group and will be repor...

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ATI Expands Houston Manufacturing Facility

3 DAYS AGO

Automation Technology, LLC (ATI) recently completed an approximately $1.3 million capital investment, expanding valve actuation/controls production and assembly capabilities at its Houston area manufacturing facility. The expanded capacity plan allows ATI to continue to meet the increased product dem...

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Shale Gas Export Projects Facing Permit Delays

3 DAYS AGO

“Government approval of projects intended to export rising supplies of shale gas could be delayed by 18 months as the top energy regulator struggles with a backlog of permit requests,” Bloomberg  reports .

“The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is notifying some developers of m...

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Trade Disputes Threaten U.S. LNG Standing

4 DAYS AGO

A trade war with China, the EU and others is hindering U.S. efforts “to become the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas. In Europe, a potential pipeline project from Russia has been imperiled by possible U.S. sanctions, while the sales practices of Qatar, the world’s b...

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U.S. Manufacturers No Longer “Reshoring”

3 DAYS AGO

A.T. Kearney’s fourth annual Reshoring Index shows record imports from traditional offshoring countries in 2017—a sharp reversal of the glimmers of hope seen in 2016. Imports of manufactured goods into the U.S. from the 14 largest low-cost-country trading partners in Asia rose by a stagg...

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U.S. Manufacturing CEOs More Confident Than Global Peers

4 DAYS AGO

More than 9 in 10 U.S. manufacturing CEOs are confident their companies are keeping pace with technology disruption and innovation, according to the 2018 KPMG Global Manufacturing Outlook . Conversely, only 2/3 of global manufacturing CEOs express that same level of confidence in their innovation jour...

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