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Flowserve Appoints Amy Schwetz as CFO

Flowserve Corporation has appointed Amy B. Schwetz as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective February 24, 2020. Schwetz joins Flowserve having been the executive vice president and chief financial officer at Peabody. She also serves on the board of directors for Dril-Quip, Inc.

DeZURIK Opens New Rapid Fulfillment Centre

On January 6, 2020, DeZURIK, Inc. announced the opening of a new 15,000 sq. ft. Rapid Fulfillment and Service Centre in Leduc, Alberta, Canada. The new Rapid Fulfillment and Service Centre will inventory a variety of valves, actuators and accessories required to meet the needs of facilities in the oil sands and mining industries of Alberta. In addition, the facility will offer full repair and rebuild services for DeZURIK products.

Emerson Named ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ for Third Year in a Row

Emerson has been named the “Industrial IoT Company of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough for an unprecedented third consecutive year. The honor recognizes Emerson’s commitment to helping customers in industries such as chemical, life sciences, power, and oil and gas define and execute a practical and successful path to digital transformation.

IoT Breakthrough, which received more than 3,700 nominations for the 2020 competition, recognizes companies, technologies and products worldwide that set themselves apart in IoT categories ranging from industrial and enterprise, to consumer and connected home. Winners are selected by a panel of senior-level professionals experienced in the IoT space, including journalists, analysts and technology executives.

ValvTechnologies Recognized as Fittest Company in Houston

The Fit Company Challenge, presented by Fit Company Institute, is a bi-annual fitness competition designed to encourage employees to be active in the office and on the field. ValvTechnologies, Inc. took first place overall in the medium division at this year’s fall event.

Challengers from companies in the Houston area exhibited their mental and physical stamina as they competed against each other in a three-course fitness event designed to test their strength, agility and endurance.

Future Neles Corporation Signs Distribution Agreement

Metso’s valve business, future Neles Corporation, has signed a distribution agreement with Axel Larsson Maskinaffär AB in Sweden. It will help to further expand the coverage of Metso’s valve offering in all customer industries in Sweden, especially in the energy and mining sectors. The agreement will be effective from February 1, 2020.

Axel Larsson Maskinaffär AB is a family company in valves and instruments founded in 1949. The company’s headquarters is in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm County and has 42 employees.


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