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Powell Valves Promotes Matthew Reverman to Director of Engineering

The Wm. Powell Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Mathew Reverman to director of engineering. Mathew joined Powell Valves over sixteen years ago and was fortunate enough to be trained by and work directly with the recently retired Jim Hengehold. Jim was regarded as one of the best valve engineers in the industry.

According to Brandy Cowart, executive vice president, “I have all the confidence that Matt will continue Powell’s legacy as a valve engineering leader. He has built an engineering team to support Powell’s NextGen Engineering Technology today and into the future.” 

Metso Signs Three New Life Cycle Services Contracts

During the first quarter of 2017, Metso signed three new long-term maintenance contracts with major mining companies in the Pacific Rim region. Through these new Life Cycle Services (LCS) contracts, Metso will provide improvements in the availability of equipment to meet production targets and reduce maintenance costs in mining operations.

Worth approximately $15.9 million, the new contracts have been booked to Metso's Q1 2017 orders received. Metso has several hundred LCS contracts with key players in minerals processing globally. 

Emerson Selects Company to Sell Former Pentair Valve Products

Control Southern Inc. has been named by Emerson as the official Southeast representative of most products acquired during Emerson's recent acquisition of the Valves & Controls business unit of Pentair. In addition to the Emerson brands that Control Southern currently represents, like Fisher, Bettis, Virgo, EIM, and Enardo, Control Southern now represents Anderson Greenwood, Crosby, Keystone, Vanessa, Clarkson and Yarway. 

GE Oil & Gas and EEA Sign Long-Term Partnership

GE Oil & Gas has signed a long-term agreement to collaborate with Eni East Africa (EEA), on the offshore Mozambique developments it operates. The agreement comprises a multi-year contract to supply subsea production systems, ancillary equipment and services. It covers the Coral South FLNG project and is the first phase of EEA’s strategically-important development plans for the Rovuma basin Area 4 gas resources. The agreement also covers Area 4 future potential upstream projects. It includes a separate five-year aftermarket services contract for Life of Field of the subsea infrastructure, plus one five-year option and five three-year extensions. 

AUMA Opens New Sales & Service Center in Dubai

AUMA has strengthened its presence in the Gulf region with a new sales and service center that opened recently in Dubai. Located in the Jebel Ali free trade zone, the new AUMA Middle East FZE office will become the hub for all AUMA’s activities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman and North Africa.

AUMA’s new Sales and Service Center in Dubai comprises modern offices, a workshop for valve integration, training facilities, and the company’s central spare parts stock for the MENA region. 

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