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Basic Assembly Skills a Precious Commodity

Many manufacturing executives have expressed concern that basic skills training is not widely available, resulting in a dearth of skilled assembly workers to fill their needs. Whatever technical advancements the future holds, production facilities will still need individuals with a wide range of basic assembly skills.  MORE

3D Printing: A New Era for Valve Manufacturing?

While additive manufacturing or 3D printing may not be economically feasible for large-scale production of commodity or even more specialized valves, accelerating technological developments will make innovation in the valve industry easier and faster as time goes by. MORE

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Watson Valve Upgrades Oxygen Cleanroom  MORE

Emerson Selected to Upgrade Virginia Wastewater Utility  MORE

Admiral Valve is VMA's Newest Member  MORE

Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contracts for Naval Platforms MORE

DeZURIK Adds Dedicated Cleanroom to Sartell Plant  MORE

SPONSORED NEWS

At POWER-GEN International nearly 200 industry experts will present new solutions and innovations for the future in 36 conference sessions offering full conference attendees the possibility of earning 10 PDH credit hours. Learn more! MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

U.S. Holds More Oil Reserves than Russia, Saudi Arabia  MORE

Texas Oil & Gas Slump Moderates, Outlook Improves  MORE

New $1.2B Methanol Plant Being Planned in Texas  MORE

U.S. Natural Gas Making Up for Coal Plant Closures  MORE

Oil Sands Production Forecast to Grow by Nearly 1M bpd  MORE

Global Upstream Spending Slashed by $1 Trillion  MORE

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

ISM Reports Manufacturing Activity Expanded in June  MORE

NAM Reacts to Trump’s Anti-Trade Comments  MORE

Consumer Confidence Climbs to 8-Month High MORE

How Will “Brexit” Affect the Manufacturing Industry?  MORE

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Down 2.2% in May MORE

The U.S. Cities Where Manufacturing is Thriving  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

Coming in the Summer 2016 issue…

Caution on Horizontal Stem Installation

In an ideal world, all linear valves could be installed with the stem in the vertical position to take advantage of gravity. Reality requires many horizontal installations, which can present some problems related to stem and disc misalignment. There are ways to avoid these problems, however.

We hope you didn’t miss these Spring articles:

Actuators and Controls in Water Systems

How is the nation’s water flow controlled, what types of equipment are used in that control, and what goes into selecting the right actuators and controls? Our WaterWorks column provides answers to these questions. MORE

Hardfacing for Advanced Ultra-supercritical Plants

New hardfacing alloys and application processes are meeting the unique challenges presented by plants that face new levels of temperatures and pressures.  MORE

MW Industries Century Spring Corp

Cowan

ASCO VALVE

MW Industries Atlantic Spring

MW Industries Mohawk Spring

Crane

Crane

PowerGen

Beck Electric Actuators

Conval

Conval

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INDUSTRY EVENTS

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

Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2016
10th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibits
Dusseldorf, Germany
 

Dec. 13-15, 2016
Power-Gen International
Orlando, FL
 

March 1-3, 2017
2017 VMA Technical Seminar, Exhibits & Tour
Nashville
 

 

 

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