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Neles Adds to Distributor Network with 13 New Partners

Neles signed 13 new distributor agreements in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the second quarter of 2020. The new distributors help to further expand the coverage of Neles’ valve offering in the various customer industries of their respective countries.

The distributors serve process industries, such as refineries, petrochemical, chemical, fertilizer, steel, bioenergy, food, power, pulp & paper and wastewater. Some of the distributors also provide service support for Neles valves and valve controls.

Baker Hughes and Würth Announce Joint Service Offering

Würth Industry North America (WINA) and Baker Hughes announced a joint service offering to expand their capabilities to provide advanced design, digital inventory, and customized 3D printing services to customers in a range of industrial sectors.

WINA, a subsidiary of Würth Group, the world’s largest fastener distribution company, will collaborate with Baker Hughes on advanced design and additive manufacturing opportunities across the oil and gas, renewables, power generation, maritime, automotive, and aerospace industrial sectors.

NASA is among the first customers to benefit from the joint service offering. Baker Hughes is adapting and printing a NASA design using a hybrid of direct energy deposition, an additive process, and machining to manufacture a part to be used in wind tunnel testing.

Rawson/Industrial Controls Expands Emerson Partnership

Rawson/Industrial Controls, an ERIKS company, has announced an agreement with Emerson Industrial Automation & Controls (formerly GE Intelligent Platforms) to become an official channel partner in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. The announcement expands upon their existing 30-year partnership with Emerson Automation Solutions across seven states in the northeastern U.S.

As a result of the agreement, Rawson/Industrial Controls customers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas will now have access to products and technologies offered by Emerson Machine Automation such as programmable automation controllers (PACs), I/O, industrial computing and displays, SCADA and Edge technologies, motion controllers/drives, human machine interface (HMI) software and more.

Emerson Awards 2020 ASCO Engineering Scholarships

Emerson announced the recipients of its 2020 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program, continuing the company's long-standing commitment to rewarding outstanding engineering students and advancing the workforce of tomorrow. The recipients are Gillian Barach of Toronto, OH, a biomedical engineering major at the University of Akron, and Jacob Lackner of Frenchtown, MT, a mechanical engineering major at Montana State University. Emerson awarded each student a $5,000 scholarship and granted an additional $1,000 to the engineering department of each of their colleges.

FloWorks Acquires Oliver Equipment Company

Sunbelt Supply announces the acquisition of Oliver Equipment Company (OEC) by affiliate FloWorks International. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Houston, OEC offers specialty products and services for demanding industrial applications through a network of five branches. Its highly technical sales force supports the maintenance, repair and operations activities for chemical, petrochemical, power generation, refining and other infrastructure focused end markets. OEC will continue to go to market under the OEC brand.

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