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New Test Stamp and More Updates on Pressure Vessel Codes

A new test organization program was authorized by the NBBI board of trustees early in 2016. In contrast to the older and well-established valve repair certificate of authorization program, this new test-only process was created to elevate standards and improve practices for the pressure relieve valve testing process while giving end users more confidence in the suppliers’ test data. MORE

Next Week: Highlights from the Market Outlook Workshop

A number of trends emerged from the industry experts and economists who spoke at VMA’s Market Outlook event about what’s ahead, including the effect China’s slowing economy is having on the U.S. economy, when we might expect oil prices to rise, and how the high U.S. $ will impact the valve industry. Go to VALVEmagazine.com on Monday, Aug. 22, to learn what’s in store for 2017! VMA/VRC members can preview this article on the Members-only section of VMA.org. 

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

GE Oil & Gas Manufacturing Subsea Equipment with L&T  MORE

Metso Signs Landmark Deal with World's Largest Copper Miner  MORE

Emerson Selected by Total for Oil and Gas Operations  MORE

Spirax Sarco Acquires Brazilian Valve Manufacturer Hiter  MORE

VanAire Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Registration  MORE

VMA NEWS

Valve Basics Training Helps Fill the Skills Gap

Companies are increasingly learning that an investment in human capital is one of the best ways to gain a competitive edge. That’s why hundreds of companies have relied on sending their newer employees to VMA’s Valve Basics events to learn the fundamentals of valves, actuators and controls. Coming up in Houston, Oct. 18-20, is the next Valve Basics Seminar, with up to three days of entry- and mid-level training. MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

Refiners Spending Record Amount on Clean Fuel Standards  MORE

Dakota Pipeline Gives Gulf Region Refiners Another Option  MORE

PG&E Found Guilty of Violating Pipeline Safety Laws  MORE

One Nook of America’s Shale Industry is Eyeing a Big Comeback  MORE

Oil & Gas Positions Down 26% from 2014 Peak  MORE

New York State Giving a Boost to Struggling Nuclear Plants  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

Appearing in the Summer Issue

Risk and its Effects on Valve Selection

We hope you didn’t miss this feature that looked at the risks in the valve industry from the perspective of end users, who carry a large portion of that risk. The article illustrates how users can manage risk factors when choosing the right valves. MORE

Coming in the Fall Issue

The High-Performing Butterfly Valve

The birth of the butterfly valve in the late 1940s provided the market a lighter-weight version of some of the standard valves. Since then, these valves have become increasingly popular, and their use in many industries is now prevalent, driven by a number of advantages they provide.The next issue of VALVE Magazine provides a general update on these products with an emphasis on the types of butterfly valves used in the most demanding services.

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

New Research Suggests That “Skills Gap” is Vastly Overstated  MORE

U.S. Position Openings Increase, Layoffs Near Two-Year Low  MORE

Productivity in U.S. Falls for Third Straight Quarter MORE

U.S. Factory Orders Fell 1.5% in June  MORE

Biggest U.S. Trade Deficit in 10 Months, Led by Oil Imports MORE

U.S. Added 255,000 Positions in July, Unemployment Rate Still 4.9%  MORE

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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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