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VMA NEWS

U.S. Economy: 'Flat, and then an Uptick'

The latest Valve Industry Leadership Forum, held March 22-23 in Denver, provided VMA members with presentations on several topics of importance during these challenging times. They heard the latest on the state of the economy, as well as a Wall Street perspective, and gleaned other insights from presentations on talent-driven innovation, how to build a strategy-capable organization and the critical need for more “social” leaders. MORE

Valve Basics Space Still Available; Conference Rate Deadline is Friday, April 1

We still have space open for both attendees and exhibitors at the upcoming Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits, April 19-21 at the Embassy Suites O'Hare-Rosemont in Rosemont, IL. But the block of rooms being held at the conference rate expires after Friday, April 1. Sign up now to attend this highly rated program, featuring Valves, Actuators & Controls 101 and 201, tabletop exhibits and the popular Valve Petting Zoo. MORE

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Rotork Awarded FPSO Actuation Contract  MORE

Omaha Steel Castings Co. Joins VMA  MORE

Chesterton Announces Date for New Facility Expansion  MORE

Emerson Automating Maersk Oil’s Culzean Project  MORE

ValvTechnologies Expanding Facility in India  MORE

SPONSORED NEWS

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END-USER INDUSTRIES

Washington Nuclear Plant Shuts Down Unexpectedly  MORE

New Safety Proposals in Wake of Gas Line Explosions  MORE

U.S. Chemical Production Continues Steady Growth in Feb.  MORE

Energy Sector Drives 10% Gain in Feb. Construction Starts  MORE

TransCanada Acquiring Houston Pipeline Firm  MORE

U.S. Shale Producers Reversing Strategy  MORE

VALVEMAGAZINE.COM

Knifegate Valve Maintenance

While the schedule and procedures for maintaining knifegate valves are fairly straightforward, there are details and operational issues that will add or change maintenance requirements. By being aware of these variables and adjusting maintenance accordingly, valve life can be extended and total cost of ownership reduced.  MORE

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

MAPI: Manufacturing Production Growth “Disappointingly Slow”  MORE

Fourth Quarter GDP Growth Higher Than Previously Estimated  MORE

Durable Goods Orders Fall 2.8% in February  MORE

Industrial Manufacturing M&A Deal Volume at 10 Year High  MORE

Manufacturing Growth Remained Soft in March  MORE

Survey: CEOs Confident About Growth Prospects  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

Coming in the Spring 2016 issue…

Valve Repair Shops and Fugitive Emissions

Because many valves today are required by standards organizations to meet containment requirements, those being repaired or replaced have to have the proper low-emissions packing. VALVE Magazine looks at how valve repair shops are now part of the fugitive emissions abatement picture.

From the Winter 2016 issue…

Duplex Stainless Steel and Hardfacing

The magazine’s materials expert addresses whether duplex stainless steel can be hardfaced without adversely affecting the base material properties. The answer isn’t always apparent and depends on sizing, heat for welding and layers.  MORE

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April 19-21, 2016
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June 1-3, 2016
VRC Valve Repair Meeting, Tour & Exhibits*
Houston

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