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ValvTechnologies Successfully Completes NUPIC Audit

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ValvTechnologies, Inc. recently achieved NUPIC-approved suppliers list status, upon successful completion of the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) audit conducted at the Houston facility. NUPIC members include all domestic U.S. nuclear utilities as well as several international members.

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GE Oil & Gas Supporting ONGC’s Exploratory Drilling Campaign in India

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GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a multi-million-dollar frame agreement by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), India’s largest exploration and production company. Under the agreement , GE will provide an estimated 55 subsea wellheads (SG5) over next three years for the operator&rsqu...

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Chemical Activity Barometer Suggests Accelerated Business Activity

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The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) expanded 0.4% in August following an upward revision for July. This marks the barometer’s sixth consecutive monthly gain. Accounting for adjustments, the CAB is up 3.2% over this time last year, the strongest year over year growth since January 2015. All d...

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Innovation Could Lead to Significant Cuts in Chemical Manufacturing Energy Use

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Scientists from ExxonMobil and Georgia Tech have developed a new technology that could significantly reduce the amount of energy and emissions associated with manufacturing plastics. If brought to industrial scale, this breakthrough could reduce industry’s global annual carbon dioxide emissions ...

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Manufacturing Productivity in U.S. Higher Than Other Nations

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“U.S. productivity unexpectedly declined for a third straight quarter in the three months through June, Labor Department figures showed. On a year-over-year basis, it fell for the first time since 2013,” Bloomberg reports .

But on a more positive note, “the U.S. still blows other natio...

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Durable Goods Orders Up 4.4%, a Six-Month High

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New orders for manufactured durable goods in July increased $9.7 billion or 4.4% to $228.9 billion, the U.S. Commerce Department announced. This increase, up following two consecutive monthly decreases, followed a 4.2% June decrease. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 1.5%. Excluding def...

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1997 Articles

FALL 1997
Select the Proper Bus for Your Valve Application
By Ross Kunz

Testing the Fugitive Emission Standards
By Matthew J. Wasielewski

Selecting a Safe Service Contractor
By Ronald L. Allen

API 598 Seventh Edition: Valve Inspection and Testing
By R.H. MacDonald

SUMMER 1997
Packings & Gaskets: Keeping Plants Safer & Operations Smoother
By Brooke C. Stoddard

ASME Section VIII: Pressure Vessels
By the VMA Pressure Relief Valve Committee

An Analysis of Nuclear Check Valve Performance by Valve Type
By K.L. McEhlaney

Smart Valve Technology: Digital Positioners
By Bruce Gumstrup


SPRING 1997
Optimizing Bellows Seal Valve Selection

By Bruce Grumstrup

Basic Principles & Practices of Desuperheating
By W.W. Mott

Balancing Fluid Networks Using Three-Way-By-Pass Valves
By Grahame Leslie

ASME Section IV: Heating Boilers
By The VMA Pressure relief Valve Committee


WINTER 1997
Material Hardness: What It Is, What It Means, and What It Doesn't Mean
By Don Bush

Excellence in Product Development Through Innovative Engineering Design
By Christian P. Burger

ASME Section III: Review and Summary
By the VMA Pressure Relief Valve Committee

Selecting a Steel Casting Supplier
By Dennis Allen and Raymond W. Monroe

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