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The Challenges of Slurry Valve Packing

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The Many Layers of Valve Qualification

The Many Layers of Valve Qualification

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Valves Help Achieve Net-Zero Water Use

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Wolseley Announces Name Change, CEO Succession

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Wolseley plc is officially changing its name to Ferguson plc, subject to shareholder approval. Ferguson is the most significant brand in the Wolseley Group of companies and accounts for 84% of the Wolseley Group’s profitability.

The company also announced that CEO Frank Roach will retire on July ...

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Spirax Sarco Employees Build Prosthetic Hands for Children

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Spirax Sarco hosted their annual charity event at the Westin Hotel in Savannah, GA on Saturday, March 11, 2017 where participants built prosthetic hands for children in third-world countries who are missing limbs.

There are 300,000 landmine rated amputees globally and 20% of those are children. Emplo...

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Permian Drillers Acquiring Slivers of Land for Horizontal Drills

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With horizontal drilling in the Permian Basin allowing producers to “drill longer wells than ever before, companies such as Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Parsley Energy Inc. and Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC are increasingly haggling with other producers for slivers of land that allow them ...

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In Blow to Nuclear Industry, Westinghouse Files for Bankruptcy

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“The Westinghouse unit of Japanese technology giant Toshiba plunged into Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday as the Cranberry Township, Pa.-based division faces cost overruns and delays with its U.S. nuclear plant projects,” reports USA Today .

“The company said the bankruptcy does not aff...

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Richmond Fed: Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Rate in Nearly Seven Years

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Manufacturers in the fifth district were generally upbeat in March, according to the latest survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The index for shipments and new orders both rose and employment gains were more common. This improvement led to a composite index for manufacturing that rose from...

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Consumer Confidence Reaches 16-Year High in March

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased in February, improved sharply in March. The Index now stands at 125.6, up from 116.1 in February. The Present Situation Index rose from 134.4 to 143.1 and the Expectations Index increased from 103.9 last month to 113.8.

“Consum...

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2011 CHEM SHOW set for Nov. 1-3 in NYC

The 54th edition of The CHEM SHOW will offer several new features as it celebrates its 96th year of serving the chemical process industries, Nov. 1-3, 2011, at New York Cityʼs Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The show will focus on core processing topics such as: Process Control and Automation; Optimizing Process Efficiency; Water/Wastewater Treatment; Emerging Technologies; and Saving Energy.

The 2011 Show will also include enhancements of interest to buyers from all segments of the process industries including:

  • A comprehensive conference program developed and coordinated by AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers)
  • A process control & automation center
  • Expanded support from leading industry associations and trade publications
  • Special educational series for pump users presented by Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory

Of particular interest to Valve Magazine readers and others who wish to learn more about valves and actuators is a free seminar sponsored by the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA)—An Introduction to Valves, Actuators and Controls—scheduled for Tues., Nov. 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The seminar is a condensed version of the popular 1½ day Valves & Actuators 101 course offered by VMA at a variety of locations around the country.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Visit The CHEM SHOW web site at www.chemshow.com for complete information or contact show management (International Exposition Company) at 203-221-9232 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ABOUT THE CHEM SHOW: Since 1915, the CHEM SHOW has been the CPI professionalʼs single best resource for new products, new ideas and new services. Itʼs a hands-on, interactive event that showcases a wide spectrum of emerging technologies. The unique industry forum creates a dynamic marketing environment unequaled by any other process industries event in North America. The CHEM SHOW is produced and managed by International Exposition Company (IEC), 15 Franklin Street, Westport, CT 06880; phone: 203.221.9232; fax: 203.221.9260; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; website: www.chemshow.com.

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