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VMA NEWS

VMA Elects New Chair, Names ‘Person of the Year

The Valve Manufacturers Association elected new board members, presented awards to those who have served the organization and listened to speakers share their ideas on how the economy and the industry are faring at the 77th Annual VMA/VRC (Valve Repair Council) Meeting Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Naples, FL. The top volunteer position in the organization—chairman—went to Bob Kemple, ASCO Numatics, who succeeds Greg Rogowski, Mueller Co.

VMA’s highest honor—VMA Person of the Year—went to long-time member Jim White of Curtiss-Wright, who has been in the valve industry more than 20 years. White’s list of VMA accomplishments and activities includes serving on the board as well as having volunteered to serve on numerous nominating and program committees for many annual meetings.  MORE

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Powell Valves Completes Capital Infrastructure Investment in China  MORE

R. Scott Rowe Assumes President and CEO Role at Cameron  MORE

Rotork Purchases Both Roto Hammer and Servo Moteurs Service  MORE

Siemens Industry & Victaulic Win Product of the Year Awards  MORE

ASCO Numatics Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners  MORE

SPONSORED NEWS

Lined Valve Company: Tips for Troublefree Knifegate Valve Packing Replacement. Safety first—release pressure from the valve, make sure it is closed. Remove packing gland nuts and bolts.  MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

API Issues Updated Standards for Shale Development  MORE

California Introduces New Pipeline Laws Requiring Shut-Off Valves  MORE

Renewables to Lead World Power Market Growth to 2020  MORE

Investigation into Chemical Plant Leak Reveals Safety Lapses  MORE

Over 200,000 Global Job Losses from Oil & Gas Downturn  MORE

Feds Propose New Regulations for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines  MORE

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

Consumer Comfort Index Shows Biggest Gain in 6+ Years  MORE

Conference Board Leading Economic Index Increases in August  MORE

IMF Downgrades World Economic Outlook  MORE

Why the Manufacturing Skills Gap Hasn’t Hit Bottom Yet  MORE

U.S. Added 142,000 Jobs in September  MORE

Texas Manufacturing Activity Remains Steady  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

In the Summer 2015 issue…

Consider the Long-term to Maximize Valve Investment

The two most basic factors when purchasing valves are functionality and price point. However, when the research is done and factors such as quality, reliability, maintenance cost and expected lifespan are considered, a different picture of what constitutes the best choice often emerges. MORE

Coming in the Fall 2015 issue…

Cast Materials Standards

For most cast materials, it isn’t possible to produce remanufactured cast valve bodies that comply with NACE MR0175/SIO 15156 and NACE MR0103. Our Materials Q&A columnist details the language of these two standards, explains how manufacturers have responded with certain practices and relays why those practices don’t translate well for both standards.

VALVEMAGAZINE.COM

European vs U.S. Temperature Code Ratings for Solenoid Operated Valves

Users must depend on solenoid valves to operate flawlessly in hazardous environments to comply with safety regulations and to ensure continuous, safe operation of the process and the plant. Understanding the differences between valves is a useful skill for end-user application and process engineers, as well as for design engineers employed by original OEMs. MORE

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