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valve magazine enewsletter   Valve Magazine Summer 2017VIEW THE LATEST VALVE MAGAZINE ONLINE EDITION HERE
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VMA NEWS

New Valve Maintenance & Repair Compendium Available from VMA

MR CompilationAs part of its Valve Ed program, VMA is now offering a compendium of 21 articles from past issues of VALVE Magazine. Included are repair basics, different applications, what to look for when choosing a repair and service facility, and much more. Order it from The VMA Store in one of two formats: a 48-page spiral-bound book ($79; $69 for VMA/VRC members) or as a PDF ($69; $59 members).

It's Not Too Late to Register for Valve Basics in Houston, Oct. 3-5

Space is available for both attendees and exhibitors at the upcoming event, featuring Valves, Actuators & Controls 101. Join us at the Houston Safety Council - Pasadena, Oct. 3-5, for the most comprehensive "valve experience" of your career. End users, AEC/EPC personnel, distributors, valve manufacturers and engineering students make up a diverse crowd of attendees. Included are 15 lessons, multiple hands-on learning sessions and tabletop exhibits, plus a manual and USB drive as well as a certificate of completion for 18 PDHs.  REGISTER TODAY!

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

MRC Global Renews Enterprise Framework Agreement with Shell  MORE

Weir Oil and Gas Building New Facility in Midland, TX  MORE

Emerson Modernizing Controls at Istanbul Power Plant  MORE

Mueller Water Products Plans Strategic Reorganization, Restructuring  MORE

Union Tech Added to ExxonMobil Approved Manufacturers List  MORE

Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract for Naval Platforms MORE

Allied Valve Named Consolidated Green Tag Center of the Year  MORE

SPONSORED NEWS

POWER-GEN International covers the power generation trending topics such as: Energy Storage, Gas-Fired Power Plants, Emissions Control, Gas Turbine Technologies, the Digital Power Plant, Power Project Financing and more! LEARN MORE!

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Machine Learning: A Brave New World

Billions of pieces of data are generated daily from process control systems, but much of that is not utilized. Could end users of valves use machine learning to make that data more useful? It should be possible, but is it enough to look at rear-facing data? MORE

Can Valves Mitigate Flooding from Severe Weather Events?

Valves and control systems can play an increasingly important part in determining reliability of supply of gasoline, water and other essentials during and after hurricanes and other unexpected weather events. As repairs of older systems and installation of replacements take place, manufacturers and end users can design and build ever-stronger systems that can withstand new challenges. MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

Energy M&A Slowed but No Signs of Stopping  MORE

Weather May Affect Gulf Refining, Chemical Projects  MORE

Tank Failures During Harvey Reveal Vulnerabilities  MORE

$380M Pipeline, Terminal Project Planned in Texas  MORE

Environmental Permits Issued for Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline  MORE

China Creating World's Largest Power Company  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

Here’s what’s coming in fall

Materials Q&A: Pickling and Passivation

Many valve professionals deal with one or the other of these two treatments for stainless-steel equipment. Fall’s issue addresses the differences and when each is appropriate.  

Did you see this in the summer issue?

Electric Actuators on Linear Valves

Summer’s issue covers what considerations go into sizing electric actuators designed for use on linear valves. The article addresses what linear valves must do and how those tasks are affected by the electric actuator. MORE

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

Third Quarter GDP Forecast Down Due to Storms  MORE

Texas Manufacturing Activity Expanded in August  MORE

U.S. Factory Orders Fell 3.3% in July  MORE

Manufacturing Expanded at Fastest Pace in Six Years  MORE

U.S. Added 156,000 Jobs in August  MORE

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 INDUSTRY EVENTS
 

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

Dec. 5-7, 2017
Power-Gen International
See VMA at booth #6044
LasVegas Convention Center

April 11-13, 2018
NEW! VMA Valve Industry Knowledge Forum: Technical, Manufacturing & HR
The DeSoto, Savannah, GA

 

 

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