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ITT Reports 2016 Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Results

Thursday, 16 February 2017  |  Chris Guy

On a GAAP basis, ITT Corporation delivered revenue of $588 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, reflecting a 12% decline that included a 2% negative...

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ITT Reports 2016 Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Results

2 DAYS AGO

On a GAAP basis, ITT Corporation delivered revenue of $588 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, reflecting a 12% decline that included a 2% negative impact from foreign exchange. GAAP segment operating income decreased 12% .

In the Industrial Process segment, total revenue decreased 29% to $212 milli...

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Delta Centrifugal Rejoins VMA

3 DAYS AGO

This week VMA welcomed back associate member Delta Centrifugal Corporation of Temple, TX after a one year absence from the association.

Delta produces custom-made castings. Delta’s operations include Texas Stainless, Inc. Texas Stainless is a metals distributor and sells castings produced by Delt...

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How New U.S. Policies Will Affect the Chemical Industry

3 DAYS AGO

“In 2017, barring a recession in the U.S. and Europe or a slowdown in China, Moody’s Investor Service expects EBITDA in the chemicals industry to slip by 1 or 2% year-over-year.”

A new report from PwC predicts that the Trump administration “is likely to embrace policies that are...

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$2.2 Billion Investment Approved for Mad Dog Phase 2 Project

5 DAYS AGO

BHP Billiton has approved expenditure of $2.2 billion for its share of the development of the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico. During the fourth quarter of 2016, BP, which holds a 60.5% participating interest, sanctioned the Mad Dog Phase 2 project.

Mad Dog Phase 2, located in the Green...

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Philly Fed Manufacturing Conditions Continued to Improve in February

3 DAYS AGO

The index for current manufacturing activity in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware increased from a reading of 23.6 in January to 43.3 this month and has remained positive for seven consecutive months. The share of firms reporting growth continues to increase: More than 48% of the ...

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Industrial Production Down 0.3% in January

4 DAYS AGO

Industrial production decreased 0.3% in January following a 0.6% increase in December. In January, manufacturing output moved up 0.2%, and mining output jumped 2.8%. The index for utilities fell 5.7%, largely because unseasonably warm weather reduced the demand for heating. At 104.6% of its 2012 avera...

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1995 Articles

FALL 1995
Metallurgical Failure Analysis of Valves & Valve Components
By Edward Bravenic

The Status of the World Economy & the European Valve Industry
By Werner Engelhardt

Product Liability Reform: A Step Toward Relief
By Brooke C. Stoddard

Safety Valve Maintenance: A Key to Plant Safety
By Wallace M. Landers


SUMMER 1995
Clean Air Act Update: Fugitive Emissions & Valve Standards
By James W. Adams

Metrication: Name Changes & More
By Brooke C. Stoddard

Pitfalls of Gasket Selection
By David Hart

Recent Advances in In-Situ Testing & Non-Intrusive Condition Monitoring of Valves
By M.K. Au-Yang


SPRING 1995
Transient Effects on Valve Performance

By Marvin E. Beasley, P.E.

The Dangers of Counterfeit Valve Parts
By Joseph H. Steinke & Jason S. Abboud

Bar Coding: The Little Stripes March Into Valve Factories
By Brooke C. Stoddard

International Standardization--Changing the Future of the Oil & Gas Industry
By Andrew J Bergman & R.T. "Bud" Weightman


WINTER 1995
TVA and VMA Working Together: Partnering in the 90s

By Therese M Draddy

Part-Turn Valve & Actuator Standardization
By Chuck M. Simchera

Imitation Valve Parts: You Get What You Pay For
By Philip L. Skousen

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