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Achieving Predictable Valve Performance for Safety Applications

Achieving Predictable Valve Performance for Safety Applications

A focus on having the proper specificati...

Putting Servo Valves Back to Work

Putting Servo Valves Back to Work

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Corrosion and Fouling: Is There a Solution?

Corrosion and Fouling: Is There a Solution?

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Valves with All the Trimmings

Valves with All the Trimmings

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Leading Economic Indicators Rose in January

Friday, 23 February 2018  |  Chris Guy

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 1.0% in January to 108.1, following a 0.6% increase in December, and a 0.4% i...

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Valve Positioners Offer Improved Control Valve Performance

Valve Positioners Offer Improved Control Valve Performance

Monday, 19 February 2018  |  David Matherly

From time to time, we are re-posting well-received or particularly valuable articles that have previously run on VALVEMagazine.com so that those who m...

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MRC Global Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Results

2 DAYS AGO

MRC Global’s sales were $903 million for the fourth quarter of 2017, which was 26% higher than the fourth quarter of 2016 and 6% lower than the third quarter of 2017 due to seasonality. As compared to 2016, all sectors increased driven primarily by midstream and upstream.

MRC Global's fourth qu...

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Curtiss-Wright Acquires Dresser-Rand Government Business

3 DAYS AGO

Curtiss-Wright has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets that comprise the Dresser-Rand Government Business (Dresser-Rand), a business unit of Siemens Government Technologies, for $212.5 million in cash.

Dresser-Rand designs and manufactures mission-critical, high-speed rotating equipment sol...

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U.S. Refiners Increasingly Turning to Export Markets

2 DAYS AGO

“U.S. gasoline consumption has leveled off as the stimulus provided by low and falling oil prices between 2014 and 2016 has faded, so refiners are increasingly turning to diesel and customers in emerging markets,” Reuters  reports .

“In geographical terms, the fastest growth in co...

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$900M Power Plant Planned for Indiana

2 DAYS AGO

Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana is proposing to install an additional 50 megawatts (MW) of universal solar and build an 800 to 900-MW natural gas-fired generation facility in addition to other critical investments that will significantly change the way the company generates power for the region .

Th...

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Leading Economic Indicators Rose in January

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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 1.0% in January to 108.1, following a 0.6% increase in December, and a 0.4% increase in November.

“The U.S. LEI accelerated further in January and continues to point to robust economic growth in the first half of 2018. Whi...

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IHS Markit Manufacturing Index Rose in February

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U.S. manufacturers reported a strong upturn in business conditions during February, which continued the positive trend seen at the start of 2018. At 55.9, up from 55.5 in January, the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Flash U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) pointed to the fastes...

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DRESSER: Announces Availability of Enhanced Valve Stocking Program

dresser logoDresser Consolidated® and Dresser Masoneilan® announced the availability in the Americas of the Dresser ValvFAST program, an innovative modular stocking system. The Dresser ValvFAST program empowers channel partners to quickly and efficiently serve end customers on immediate project or maintenance, repair and overhaul needs.

 

Through the ValvFAST program, Dresser channel partners have access to a series of kits that will allow them to rapidly assemble customized safety and control valves for service, sometimes as quickly as within 24 hours. On-site, on-demand service reduces valve downtime for the end customer and resulting in time and cost savings.

 

“At Dresser, we know that time is critical when it comes to replacing valves. That’s why we created our ValvFAST program, to ensure that our partners are equipped to serve their customers quickly, efficiently and in the time period they need,” said Gary Ostrowski, director of aftermarket product management for the Flow Technologies segment of Dresser Inc. “The ValvFAST program gives our partners more control over their inventory by providing the flexibility to assemble custom solutions rather than being bound by the products they have in stock. In the end, both our customers and channel partners win with ValvFAST.”

The ValvFAST program currently includes Dresser Masoneilan’s flagship globe valve, the 21000 series. The 21000 series serves many applications in operating environments around the world, and can now be built to order at Dresser certified locations. Dresser’s ValvFAST program will soon serve additional Dresser Consolidated and Dresser Masoneilan products, including the Camflex® universal control valve, the Dresser Masoneilan 41000 series and the V-Max control ball valve.

To learn more about the ValvFAST program, visit http://valvfast.dresser.com or contact your Dresser Regional Sales Manager.

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