Last updateThu, 15 Nov 2018 4pm


ValvTechnologies Tops in Fit Company Challenge

On September 15, 2018 participants from companies located in the Houston area took part in the Fit Company Challenge, a corporate wellness event hosted by the Fit Company Institute. The challenge provided area companies an opportunity to come together as a team and spend a morning exercising, pushing their physical and mental limits and showing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. ValvTechnologies finished first in the medium division and had the highest number of points overall. 

Union Tech and Pioneer Industrial Sign Distribution Agreement

Union Tech and Pioneer Industrial have formed an agreement for the distribution of Union Tech’s severe-service metal-seated ball valves (MSBV) and rising-stem ball valves (RSBV) throughout the Midwestern U.S.

In addition to Union Tech’s Z-Series Valves, Pioneer’s product portfolio includes other brands such as GE Consolidated, BHGE Masoneilan, Chesterton, Lamons, etc. 

2018 APICS Awards of Excellence Recognize Weir

Weir is pleased to announce its recognition as a standout supply chain organization in the 2018 APICS Awards of Excellence.

Presented by APICS, the association for supply chain management, the Awards of Excellence recognize corporations and individuals demonstrating superior performance in the field of supply chain management. Weir received the Education category award for their dedication to advancing supply chain excellence internally and at large. Awards were presented at APICS 2018, the association’s flagship supply chain management conference, held this week in Chicago. 

Emerson to Buy GE’s Intelligent Platforms Business

Emerson has agreed to acquire Intelligent Platforms, a division of General Electric. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition expands opportunities for Emerson in machine control and discrete applications across process industries and target hybrid markets, such as metals & mining, life sciences, food & beverage and packaging. 

Metso Celebrates its 150th Anniversary

In 2018, Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary. During its 150 years, Metso has been in many businesses, ranging from steam engines, locomotives, car manufacturing, forest machines, and pulp and paper machines, to valves, metal and waste recycling equipment, and solutions for rock and mineral crushing and screening, to name but a few. 

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