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Power-Gen: Enter Drawing for Valve Basics Course Manual at VMA Booth!

If you're going to Power-Gen International, Dec. 8-10 in LasVegas, stop by the Valve Manufacturers Association at Booth #6349. VMA staff will be on hand to answer questions about membership, VALVE Magazine, VMA's Valve Ed progam and other meetings, the Valve Repair Council and our new Valve Careers Initiative. We'll also hold a drawing on the last day of the show for one attendee to receive the Valves, Actuators & Controls 101 and 201 manual from our fall 2015 Valve Basics Seminar. The manual contains more than 500 slides and is being sold in The VMA Store for $495 ($425 for members).  MORE

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Powell Valves Signs Distribution Partnership with Sunbelt Supply  MORE

AUMA Actuators Supplying Wyoming Water Plant  MORE

Furmanite Acquired by Team Inc.  MORE

Watson Grinding Celebrating 55 Years in Business  MORE

KITZ Acquires Brazilian Valve Manufacturer MGA  MORE

Rotork Selected for EDF Energy Nuclear Plant  MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

After Keystone XL Rejection, TransCanada Weighing Options  MORE

U.S. Refiners Reducing Mexican Oil Imports  MORE

Florida Planning Water Infrastructure Improvements  MORE

Multiple New Pipelines Planned in Pennsylvania  MORE

Global Desalination Capacity to Double by 2020  MORE

Fewer LNG Pipeline, Export Terminal Projects Expected  MORE

VALVEMAGAZINE.COM

Instrumentation and Controls Learning at the University of Kentucky

In this unique arrangement between industry and academia, students are able to learn about process control using instruments actually used in actual applications. Additionally, they are able to experience the role engineers play in the world. MORE

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

Manufacturing Labor Productivity Strong in Third Quarter  MORE

U.S. Adds 271,000 Jobs in October, Unemployment Rate at 5.0%  MORE

Construction Spending Hits Highest Level in 7½ Years  MORE

ISM: Manufacturing Growth Slowed in October  MORE

U.S. GDP Increases Only 1.5% in Third Quarter  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

Coming in the Winter 2016 issue…

Mentoring to the Millennium Generation

Millennials surpassed Generation X in 2015 as the largest portion of the U.S. labor force, but their values are strikingly different. Companies that seek to fill ranks with today’s talent can appeal to the younger generation by creating mentoring programs.

From the Fall 2015 issue…

Materials: Hardfacing Alloys and Processes for Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Applications

Cobalt-based alloy Stellite 6 protects valve components at supercritical (SC) and ultra-supercritical (USC) plants. However, Stellite 6 is not able to maintain adequate hardness to keep up the excellent wear protection at temperatures above 1200°F (649°C). Our materials expert discusses a solution. MORE

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ASCO VALVE

MW Industries Atlantic Spring

Kimray Inc

MW Industries Mohawk Spring

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INDUSTRY EVENTS

Dec. 8-10, 2015
Power-Gen
LasVegas
www.power-gen.com

March 9-11, 2016
VMA Technical Seminar, Exhibits & Tour*
New Orleans

April 19-21, 2016
VMA Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits*
Rosemont (Chicago), IL

June 1-3, 2016
VRC Valve Repair Meeting & Exhibits*
Houston

Oct. 18-20, 2016
VMA Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits*
Houston

*Find information on VMA.org > Meetings

 

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