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Why Some Manufacturers Are Returning to the U.S.

Monday, 29 August 2016  |  Chris Guy

According to The Reshoring Initiative, “between 2009 and 2016 more than 250,000 jobs were created or brought to the U.S. from other countries,&r...

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ValvTechnologies Successfully Completes NUPIC Audit

5 DAYS AGO

ValvTechnologies, Inc. recently achieved NUPIC-approved suppliers list status, upon successful completion of the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) audit conducted at the Houston facility. NUPIC members include all domestic U.S. nuclear utilities as well as several international members.

Form...

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GE Oil & Gas Supporting ONGC’s Exploratory Drilling Campaign in India

5 DAYS AGO

GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a multi-million-dollar frame agreement by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), India’s largest exploration and production company. Under the agreement , GE will provide an estimated 55 subsea wellheads (SG5) over next three years for the operator&rsqu...

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Oil Refiners Face Reprieve as Maintenance Tames Fuel Glut

7 HOURS AGO

“Oil refiners reeling from tumbling profits can expect some reprieve in the coming weeks as lower production could tame a huge global excess of gasoline and diesel,” Reuters reports .

“Dozens of plants that will switch off for regular autumn maintenance will help slow the downward spir...

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Chemical Activity Barometer Suggests Accelerated Business Activity

6 DAYS AGO

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) expanded 0.4% in August following an upward revision for July. This marks the barometer’s sixth consecutive monthly gain. Accounting for adjustments, the CAB is up 3.2% over this time last year, the strongest year over year growth since January 2015. All d...

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Why Some Manufacturers Are Returning to the U.S.

6 HOURS AGO

According to The Reshoring Initiative, “between 2009 and 2016 more than 250,000 jobs were created or brought to the U.S. from other countries,” PBS NewsHour reports .

“A number of factors have influenced the creation of jobs in the U.S., including rising labor costs overseas, higher fr...

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Manufacturing Productivity in U.S. Higher Than Other Nations

4 DAYS AGO

“U.S. productivity unexpectedly declined for a third straight quarter in the three months through June, Labor Department figures showed. On a year-over-year basis, it fell for the first time since 2013,” Bloomberg reports .

But on a more positive note, “the U.S. still blows other natio...

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EMERSON: Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200 Series Digital Valve Controller

fisher fieldvue  dvc6200 series digital valve controllerEmerson’s Fisher® FIELDVUE digital valve controllers with HART and FOUNDATION fieldbus communications can now be integrated into any process control system that supports FDT/DTM technology. Using ValveLink DTM software, users can communicate with any FIELDVUE digital valve controller, to perform startup, commissioning and diagnostic activities.

ValveLink software has been certified by the FDT Group for compliance with FDT standards. It has also been tested and certified for use with FDT compliant host system manufactures including Honeywell, Invensys and Yokogawa.

FIELDVUE digital valve controllers have a long history of using the AMS ValveLink SNAP-ON to integrate into HART and FOUNDATION fieldbus host systems, such as Emerson’s DeltaV™ and Ovation digital automation systems. The addition of DTM support provides another avenue to continue to this strong integration tradition for FIELDFVUE instrument customers.

Performance and reliability are the foundation for the FIELDVUE family of digital valve controllers. Their role is to maintain control valve performance, diagnose the assembly, and enable predictive maintenance. FIELDVUE digital valve controllers have logged millions of operating hours and have earned high praise from companies that employ their technology to improve plant availability. Built for extreme conditions, they have proven themselves by surviving difficult process environments in refining, chemical, nuclear, oil and gas, power, and pulp and paper industries.

For additional information on the ValveLink DTM software or FIELDVUE digital valve controllers, contact an Emerson Process Management sales office and request the FIELDVUE digital valve controller’s brochure.

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