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Are You Up-to-Date on Safety and Environmental Issues Affecting Our Industry?

Understanding the many changes impacting our industry is a critical part of staying competitive in today’s unpredictable economic environment. Those who work with valves and actuators have relied on VMA’s annual Technical Seminar to keep abreast of the latest issues. This year’s agenda addresses numerous topics of importance, including emissions control technologies and regulatory developments, safety concerns in light of recent disasters, how fugitive emissions and other standards are changing, and how safety is affected by today’s operations methods such as lean engineering.

Don’t miss VMA's 2016 Technical Seminar & Exhibits, March 10-11 at Harrah’s New Orleans. (Deadline for $179 rate at Harrah's is Friday, Feb. 5.)  MORE

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Val-Matic President & CEO Ted J. Makowan Retiring  MORE

AIV Europe Announces Partnership with Velan Valves  MORE

Victaulic Named One of Top Manufacturing Plants in North America  MORE

Emerson Building Dhahran Techno Valley Technology and Training Center  MORE

GE Moves Headquarters to Boston  MORE

SPONSORED NEWS

Cowan Dynamics announces the availability of linear hydraulic and pneumatic actuators with up to a SIL 3 safety rating. The SIL 3 capable rating is designed to provide our customers reliable actuation solutions in critical applications without compromising their Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS - compliant with IEC 61511/ISA 84).  MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

California Awarded Funds to Overhaul Water & Wastewater Infrastructure  MORE

World Bank Slashes 2016 Oil Price Forecast to $37  MORE

Gas to Lead Global Energy Demand Growth Through 2040  MORE

Interior Proposes New Rules to Curb Methane Emissions  MORE

Keeping Industrial Control Systems Safe from Cyber Attacks  MORE

DNV GL Warns Oil & Gas Industry to Reform  MORE

VALVEMAGAZINE.COM

Improve Performance with the Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is becoming a strategic enabler to improve manufacturing performance. When properly implemented, internet and wireless technologies can provide appropriate safeguards as well as increase the availability of services across multiple plants and facilities. This in turn can reduce maintenance and operations cost by changing the way plant maintenance is executed on certain critical assets.  MORE

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

GDP Increased 0.7% in Fourth Quarter, 2.4% in 2015  MORE

ISM: Manufacturing Contracts for Fourth Straight Month  MORE

Consumer Confidence Up More Than Expected in January  MORE

Texas Manufacturing Activity Shows Steep Declines  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

From the Winter 2016 issue…

Back to Basics: Pressure Relief Devices

Pressure relief devices guard against catastrophic equipment failure in a wide variety of ways using many designs, materials and types of valves. The Winter issue explains the challenges they face, the standards and codes that apply and how choices are made for the right reclosing devices. The lesson is continued on www.VALVEMagazine.com for nonreclosing devices. MORE

Coming in the Spring 2016 issue…

New Hardfacing Alloys and Processes

New materials and application processes can significantly improve wear resistance and service life for valves used in ultra-supercritical and advanced ultra-supercritical applications. Spring’s issue reports what researchers found when investigating the possibilities.

Cowan

ASCO VALVE

MW Industries Atlantic Spring

MW Industries Mohawk Spring

Crane

Crane

Beck Electric Actuators

Conval

Conval

MW Industries Century Spring Corp

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INDUSTRY EVENT

March 9-11, 2016
VMA Technical Seminar, Exhibits & Tour*
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April 19-21, 2016
VMA Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits*
Rosemont (Chicago), IL

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

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

*Find information on VMA.org > Meetings

 

 

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