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The Past, Present and Future of Fire Testing

The Past, Present and Future of Fire Testing

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Advancements in Blue Laser Scanning

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Cavitation in Globe Valves—and Proposed Solutions

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Emerson Agrees to Buy Aventics

Friday, 18 May 2018  |  Chris Guy

Emerson has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price of $620 million. Aventics deals in smart pneumatics technologies...

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Emerson Agrees to Buy Aventics

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Emerson has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price of $620 million. Aventics deals in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. Aventics significantly expands Emerson’s reach in a growing $13 billion market.

With cen...

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Conval Names Brian White Refining & Chemical Industry Manager

2 DAYS AGO

Conval has appointed Brian E. White as refining & chemical industry manager serving the petrochemical industry in the Gulf states and elsewhere as opportunities and needs arise.

Based in Houston, White has over 20 years of experience selling instrumentation and capital equipment to the oil & ga...

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Outside of U.S., Natural Gas Outlook Diminishing

2 DAYS AGO

The mood in the natural gas industry, at least outside the U.S., is not as optimistic as it once was. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), demand has slowed considerably for most of the period since 2011, from an average of 2.8% per year between 2000 and 2010, to 1.4% per year from 2011...

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ExxonMobil, BASF Form Gas Treating Alliance

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ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC and BASF Corporation have signed an alliance agreement to jointly develop new gas treating solvents and process technologies for use in natural gas processing and petroleum refining. Under this new agreement , BASF will market and license technologies developed f...

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Leading Economic Indicators Up 0.4% in April

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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.4% in April to 109.4, following a 0.4% increase in March, and a 0.7% increase in February.

April’s increase and continued uptrend in the U.S. LEI suggest solid growth should continue in the second half of 2018. How...

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U.S. Factory Output Rose in April

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Industrial production rose 0.7% in April for its third consecutive monthly increase. The rates of change for industrial production for previous months were revised downward, on net; for the first quarter, output is now reported to have advanced 2.3% at an annual rate.

Manufacturing output moved up 0.5...

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