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Technical Seminar Focuses on Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, dominated VMA’s 2015 Technical Seminar, held March 5-6. The technology certainly promises to make a huge impact on the industry, but the seminar also covered other topics, including the importance of understanding and adhering to new standards, taking all the right steps when developing a new product, and the ways in which Web-based product selection for complex products is made possible with knowledge-based engineering.  MORE

Enhance Your Skills with VMA’s Valve 101 and 201 Courses

Charlotte, NC is the site of VMA’s first 3-day Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits, May 12-14. Six new “201” lessons are being introduced: standards; packings and fugitive emissions; materials; valve data, monitoring and feedback; severe service valves and applications; and valve repair. The 101 classes address all major valve, actuator and control types, including accessories. Attend to find out why 95% of past attendees would recommend their colleagues participate in this event.   MORE

VALVE MANUFACTURING

MRC Global Signs Supply Contract Extension with Marathon Oil  MORE

Victaulic Wins 2015 Top Workplace Award MORE

Rotork Names Howard Williams GM of Gulf Coast Business Operations  MORE

A.W. Chesterton Expands Relationship with W&O Supply  MORE

SPONSORED PRODUCT

Petrochemicals Workforce DevelopmentA.W. Chesterton Company announces the availability of their 1724 Low E Sealing System to satisfy both block and control valve stem sealing requirements to meet the latest U.S. EPA consent decrees for “Low E” valve packings.  MORE

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The Impact of Low Oil on Geothermal

According to the Department of Commerce, geothermal is one of only two renewables in the U.S. that exports more than it imports. Equipment manufacturers—including valve, actuator and control suppliers and service providers—exist in almost every state and are able to provide and then export their goods.  MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

Feds Order Leaky Valves on Oil Railcars Replaced  MORE

Enbridge Expanding Two Canadian Pipelines  MORE

Rising U.S. Oil Production Cuts 2015 WTI Forecast  MORE

Canada’s Petrochemical Industry Set for Major Growth in 2015  MORE

Magellan and Plains to Build Saddlehorn Pipeline  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

From the Winter 2015 issue…

Tightening Bolts Helps Tighten Budgets

In highly-corrosive chemical and refining applications, sleeved plug valves provide essential defense against leaks and fugitive emissions. Often repair or replacement is necessary because of the harsh conditions in which they are placed, but before those steps are taken, there is a simple step to make them last longer: tightening the bolts. MORE

Coming in the Spring 2015 issue…

Training for Plant Personnel is Crucial

Plants need to prepare for unscheduled facility shut-downs. But, as plants work to update and maintain their facilities and operations, they are faced with the challenge of providing adequate training resources to ensure that plant personnel are well-equipped to choose and maintain valves.

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

NAM/IW Survey: Outlook Positive for U.S. Manufacturing  MORE

Industrial Production Up Slightly in Feb.  MORE

CFO Optimism at Highest Level Since 2007  MORE

Jan. Manufacturing Technology Orders Off After a Strong Dec.  MORE

U.S. Adds 295K Jobs, Unemployment Rate at 7-Year Low  MORE

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INDUSTRY EVENTS

May 12-14, 2015
Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits - 101 & 201
Charlotte, NC
www.vma.org

July 14, 2015
Valves & Actuators 101
Houston
www.valve-world-americas.com

July 15-16, 2015
Valve World Americas Expo & Conference
Houston
www.valve-world-americas.com

Oct. 21-23, 2015
Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits
San Antonio, TX
www.vma.org

 

 
   

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