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Pentair Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results

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Pentair plc announced second quarter 2016 sales of $1.7B. Sales were up 4% compared to sales for the same period last year. Excluding the unfavorable impact of currency translation and the positive contribution from acquisitions, core sales declined 3% in the second quarter . Second quarter 2016 earni...

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ValvTechnologies Names Bryant Holt Industry Director, Fossil Power

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ValvTechnologies Names Bryant Holt Industry Director, Fossil Power

ValvTechnologies, Inc. has appointed Bryant Holt as industry director for the company’s fossil power division. Holt will succeed George Stover, who has served in this role since 2014.

Based in Houston, Holt will have global management responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ fossil power group ...

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ExxonMobil Expanding Beaumont, TX Facility

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ExxonMobil has plans to increase production of ultra-low sulfur fuels at its Beaumont, TX refinery by approximately 40,000 barrels per day, representing an investment of approximately $450 million.

Construction is scheduled during the second half of 2016 to install a selective cat naphtha hydrofining u...

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LNG’s Surge from Decade-Low Seen Fizzling as Supply Ramps Up

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“LNG’s surge is running out of gas. Liquefied natural gas in Asia, which was in such over-supply that prices in Japan fell to a decade-low in April, has risen by almost half in the past three months as production outages stifled supply, demand rose in places like China and India and a co...

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Second Quarter GDP Grew Only 1.2% in Second Quarter

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Real GDP in the U.S. increased at an annual rate of 1.2% in the second quarter of 2016, according to the advance estimate released by the U.S. Department of Commerce. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 0.8%.

The increase in real GDP in the second quarter reflected positive contributions from cons...

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U.S. Durable Goods Orders Down 4% in June

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New orders for manufactured durable goods in June decreased $9.3 billion or 4.0% to $219.8 billion, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced. This decrease , down two consecutive months, followed a 2.8% May decrease. Excluding transportation, new orders decreased 0.5%. Excluding defense, new orders d...

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SPIRAX-SARCO: Releases New SPIRA-TROL range

spirax sarco spira-trolSpirax Sarco, Inc. announces the release of its control valve range, SPIRA-TROL, in 6- and 8-inch sizes and with more control options. Launched in 2006, SPIRA-TROL has quickly established itself as the first choice general service control valve, in a wide range of industries. Its popularity with users is based on control performance, reliability and ease of maintenance.

These reliable valves are easy to maintain and do not require any special tooling due to the “clamp in seat” design, resulting in reduced downtime and cost of ownership.

In response to high demand, the SPIRA-TROL range has now been extended to include valve sizes 6 and 8 inch. The number of options has also been extended to ensure the valve can be optimized for the specific requirements of a customer application. Pneumatic piston actuators have been added to the diaphragm and electric actuator ranges. The free float design provides the user with longer stem seal life and better valve shut-off performance. Also, the valve now features better capacities and a balanced trim option for high differential pressures.

SPIRA-TROL is part of a total controls solution available from Spirax Sarco. Contact your local Spirax Sarco representative to assist you with your business requirements.

For more information, visit www.spiraxsarco.com/us

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