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Registration Opens for Knowledge Forum

Early bird registration opens Dec. 21 for the 2019 Valve Industry Knowledge Forum, which offers technical, manufacturing and marketing & management tracks. The forum is April 9-11 in Birmingham, AL. MORE

Blue Collars Surpass White Collars in Scarcity

A new analysis by The Conference Board found that it is now more difficult to fill blue collar positions than to find white collar staff. This reverses a decades-long trend in hiring that likely will remain the norm for some time. MORE

 

VALVE INDUSTRY NEWS

VanAire Expands Ownership to Soderman MORE

Victaulic’s Malloy Named to Lehigh Valley Business Hall of Fame MORE

Solon Manufacturing Company Celebrates 70 Years MORE

Emerson Acquires Advanced Engineering Valves MORE

Rotork Actuators Supplied to Chinese Oil Refinery MORE

Hunt Valve Wins Contract from DLA MORE


 

END-USER NEWS

Upstream Companies Positioned to Thrive in 2019 MORE

Global Coal Demand to Remain Stable Through 2023 MORE

Lawmakers Urge President to Act on Keystone XL Construction MORE

U.S. LNG Export Capacity to More Than Double MORE

USGS Announces Largest Continuous Oil Assessment in TX & NM MORE



Attitudes Positive at Major Valve Events

Although exhibit numbers were down, attendees and speakers at Valve World and Power Gen reflected a rising business optimism for 2019. The most significant challenges will be changes in technology and finding qualified people to fill vacancies. MORE

John Spears: Advisor to the Oil and Gas Industry

A long-time consultant to the oil and gas industry says that while the industry is faring well these days, it’s traditionally been a cyclical market. Equipment suppliers face challenges brought on by newer technologies and by procurement procedures. MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

In Fall 2018:

Paint and Coatings

Many of today’s factories have elaborate paint and coating requirements because new types of protections and new pigments and additives have changed what we put on our valves. MORE
 

Winter 2019 will cover:

Tariff Pressures on the Valve Industry

Coming in Winter’s issue is an analysis of what challenges the world’s trade wars are presenting to industry, including coverage of current developments with China as well as a review of how we got to where we are today.
 

MANUFACTURING AND THE ECONOMY

Manufacturing Output Holds Steady in November MORE

Empire State Manufacturing Index Falls to 19-Month Low MORE

ISM Survey: Manufacturers Wary, Still Expect Growth in 2019 MORE

Openings at U.S. Factories at All-Time High MORE

U.S. Factory Orders Saw Largest Drop in Over a Year MORE

 


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