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VMA NEWS

Jim White of Curtiss-Wright is New VMA Chair; Kim Beise of Dowco Receives Top Honor

At VMA's 78th Annual Meeting, held Sept. 21-23 in Rancho Mirage, CA, Bob Kemple of ASCO-Emerson Industrial Automation and 2015/16 VMA chair, passed the gavel to newly elected 2016/17 chair Jim White of Curtiss-Wright. Also, Kim Beise of Dowco Valve Company was the receipient of the association's most prestigious award, "Person of the Year." MORE

VMA Human Resources Workshop coming to Houston, Nov. 14-15

If you--or a colleague--is involved in human resources, VMA's upcoming workshop is a must-attend event. Join a group of industry HR professionals at the Marriott West Loop Galleria in Houston where we will focus on Building a Better Workforce Through Employee Engagement. The program starts mid-day on Nov. 14 and concludes mid-day on Nov. 15. Note that early-bird registration is available through Friday, Oct. 7.  MORE

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

ValvTechnologies Joins MSS of the Valve and Fittings Industry Committee  MORE

Flowserve's Mark Blinn Announces Retirement  MORE

Powell Valves Names Niagara Controls as Exclusive Representative  MORE

Pentair Valves & Controls Hosts Customer Appreciation Training Event’s First Subsea Gas Compression System  MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

Many Houston Chemical Facilities Could Be Operating Illegally  MORE

Alaska, ConocoPhillips Forming LNG Joint Venture  MORE

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Water Resources Development Act  MORE

Oil Price Downturn Proves Less is More for Explorers  MORE

Shale Gas Surge Triggers U.S. Petrochemical Expansion  MORE

Energy Investment Fell in 2015, Renewables on the Rise  MORE

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The Global Outlook: Recession Not Likely

Today’s global economy is characterized by a combination of low growth, low inflation, increasingly ineffective economic policies, and increasingly destructive politics. And while this low growth may be exasperating, the risk of a recession (both in the United States and globally) seems fairly low. MORE

Don’t Forget to Check the Stem Nuts!

One of the most important components of an automated threaded stem valve is the ubiquitous stem nut. When it comes to maintenance, however, it can be considered a forgotten stepchild and ignoring the stem nuts on important valves and gates can lead to significant problems. MORE

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

U.S. Consumer Confidence Surges to Nine-Year High  MORE

Texas Manufacturing Strengthened in September  MORE

NAM: Regulations, Health Care Costs Manufacturers’ Top Concerns MORE

Manufacturing Growth Eases Again in September  MORE

Leading Economic Indicators Slightly Down in August MORE

Texas, Wisconsin Highlight Best Places to Work in Manufacturing  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

From this Summer’s issue:

Horizontal Stem Installation? Be Careful!

The preferred way to install linear valves is with the stem in the vertical position. But sometimes that can’t happen. An article from the last issue addressed what happens when the valves must be laid out horizontally and how problems can be avoided. MORE

Coming in the Fall:

A Primer on Welding

We take on the basics of welding in fall's Beyond Valves column: why the process is so critical to the valve industry, what types of welding are used where, what challenges the weldments face and how to overcome them. 

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INDUSTRY EVENTS

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

Nov. 14-15, 2016
VMA Human Resources Workshop
Houston
 

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