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How to Choose the Best Rapid Prototyping Method

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Monitoring Valve Health via the Internet

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U.S. Fuel Ethanol Production Continues to Grow in 2017

Monday, 24 July 2017  |  Chris Guy

Through the first six months of 2017, U.S. weekly ethanol production averaged 1.02 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 5% over the same peri...

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How to Choose the Right Size and Type of Actuator

How to Choose the Right Size and Type of Actuator

Monday, 24 July 2017  |  Carlos Gamero

A common misconception in our industry is that actuating a valve is as simple as putting the most cost-efficient actuator on top of your valve of choi...

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Badger Alloys Joins VMA as Associate Member

6 DAYS AGO

This week the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA) welcomes Badger Alloys as an official associate supplier member. This is VMA’s fourth new member in 2017.

Located in the heart of Milwaukee and founded in 1966, Badger Alloys offers single source capabilities for custom castings. The company pou...

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Thermodyn Joins VMA as Associate Member

6 DAYS AGO

This week the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA) welcomes Thermodyn Corporation as an official associate supplier member. This is VMA's third new member in 2017.

In 1979, Thermodyn began business with the dual purpose of selling A.W. Chesterton products and manufacturing high-temperature elastomers ...

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U.S. Fuel Ethanol Production Continues to Grow in 2017

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Through the first six months of 2017, U.S. weekly ethanol production averaged 1.02 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 5% over the same period in 2016. On a weekly basis, U.S. ethanol production set a record of 1.06 million b/d in the week of January 27, 2017, and it has averaged near or a...

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LyondellBasell to Build the World's Largest PO/TBA Plant

3 DAYS AGO

LyondellBasell has made the final investment decision to build the world's largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in the Houston area. The project is estimated to cost approximately $2.4 billion, representing the single-largest capital investment in the company's history...

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IMF Lowers 2017 Growth Forecast for U.S.

12 HOURS AGO

The growth forecast in the United States has been revised down from 2.3% to 2.1% in 2017 and from 2.5% to 2.1% in 2018, according to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. While the markdown in the 2017 forecast reflects in part the weak growth outturn in the first quarter of the year, the major fa...

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Leading Economic Indicators Increased in June

3 DAYS AGO

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6% in June to 127.8 (2010 = 100), following a 0.2% increase in May, and a 0.2% increase in April.

“The U.S. LEI rose sharply in June, pointing to continued growth in the U.S. economy and perhaps even a moderate improvement...

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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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