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Reshoring, Robots and Jobs

While offshoring is painted as the major villain in the decline of numbers of manufacturing jobs in the U.S., automation may be a bigger threat: 80-90% of manufacturing jobs lost since 1977 can be traced to productivity gains, including robotics. MORE

How Will the Economy Fare this Year and Next?

While ITR economist Alan Beaulieu projected 2017 and 2018 are going to be good years, the price of oil and China’s debt load are two problems that could create economic challenges in the U.S. Find out what we learned at VMA’s 2017 Leadership Forum. MORE


MRC Global Awarded Expanded Contract with PBF Energy  MORE

Emerson Updates Pentair Valves & Controls Acquisition  MORE

Flowserve Selling Gestra AG to Spirax Sarco  MORE

Wolseley Announces Name Change, CEO Succession  MORE

Spirax Sarco Employees Build Prosthetic Hands for Children  MORE


Texas Drilling Permits Up, Well Completions Down  MORE

Nuclear Industry Looks to Specific States for Aid  MORE

EPA Delaying Risk Management Rule Nearly Two Years  MORE

U.S. Exploration & Production Companies Poised to Rebound  MORE

Chevron Investing Heavily in Permian Shale  MORE

Pecos Trail Natural Gas Pipeline Proposed  MORE


In spring’s issue, we feature:

The Basics of Lubricants

Almost every valve made requires the use of lubricants, which makes it essential to understand the different types of greases and oil, what chemistry goes into them, and where they are used on valves.

HVOF Coatings

What are the pros and cons of using a thermal spray coating such as HVOF, and what goes into the decision to choose one?

In winter, we read about:

Relevance in the Digital Age

Distribution has changed dramatically because of digital exchange of information. So those who represent valves and related products have learned to become experts in the transfer of information and found new ways to add value from what they know to customers. MORE


U.S. Manufacturing Employment Currently at 1941 Levels  MORE

Construction Spending in February Hits 11-Year High  MORE

U.S. Adds 98,000 Jobs in March, Unemployment Rate Now 4.5%  MORE

More Than 12 STEM Jobs Posted for Every Available STEM Worker  MORE

Mid-America Manufacturing Continued to Rebound in March  MORE

Manufacturers’ Survey Shows Optimism at 20-Year High  MORE




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June 20-21, 2017
Valve World Americas Conference & Expo
See VMA at booth #750
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

Oct. 3-5, 2017
VMA Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits
Houston Area Safety Council, Pasadena, TX

Dec. 5-7, 2017
Power-Gen International
Stop by the VMA booth
LasVegas Convention Center



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