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Emerson Expanding Mississippi Facility

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Emerson plans on delivering $500,000 in new equipment to its facility in Sherman, MS. Because of this investment , and its promise of new jobs for the region, the Sherman Economic Development Corp. has approved $150,000 in grants for Emerson.

"We have a relatively new Fisher product that will be reloca...

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REXA and CCC Form Joint Initiative

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REXA and Compressor Controls Corporation (CCC) have formed a joint initiative to modernize steam turbine controls for enhanced performance based upon each company’s core competency.

There are more than 10,000 turbomachinery trains worldwide powered by CCC. By upgrading mechanical and hydraulic go...

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Chevron and Pembina Sign Deal to Build Pipelines, Other Facilities

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Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corp. has signed a 20-year deal with Chevron to build natural gas pipelines and processing facilities for a potential production operation in northwest Edmonton, Alberta. The infrastructure developed over the term of this agreement has the potential to represent a multi-...

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U.S. in Midst of Biggest Drilling Surge Since 2012

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“U.S. drillers pushed ahead on the biggest surge in oil drilling since 2012 as companies take advantage of oil prices that have held steady above $50 for almost three months,” Bloomberg reports .

“Drilling is booming in a few shale plays -- led by the Permian Basin in West Texas and Ne...

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U.S. Private Sector Growth Slows from January’s 14-Month Peak

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At 54.3 in February, the seasonally adjusted Markit Flash U.S. Composite PMI Output Index dropped from 55.8 in January but remained above the 50.0 no-change value for the twelfth consecutive month. The latest reading signaled that private sector output growth moderated from the 14-month high recorded ...

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NAM Kicks Off Tour at Emerson Innovation Center in Austin

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The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) kicked off the 2017 State of Manufacturing Tour at Emerson Innovation Center in Austin, TX—a “hotbed of modern manufacturing.” The event is the first in a series of stops in six states throughout the next week, including a visit with Pr...

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VanAire Announces Second Quarter Sales

VanAire, Incorporated of Gladstone, MI announces that sales of its engineered Valve Automation Hardware are up 37% for the second quarter of 2012 compared to 2011. The company saw similar results for the product line in the first quarter of the year as well.

"In addition to the great sales results, we are delighted to see that our lead times are decreasing and our on-time delivery is improving" stated Tony Lambert, vice president of the Valve Automation product line. "It shows that we continue to improve even in the face of significant growth challenges."

The over $5.2 million in year-to-date valve automation sales accounts for nearly 82% of the company's total revenue. VanAire experienced growth in its Environmental Solutions and Gladstone Metals product lines as well.

The results from the first half of the year put VanAire on target to meet its sales projections for 2012. The company also achieved ISO 9001:2008 registration in February of 2012 as the result of a two-year quality initiative.

Source: VanAire

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