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The VMA Knowledge Forum, Part One: Technology at the Forefront

The VMA Knowledge Forum, Part One: Technology at the Forefront

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Air Valves in Piping Systems

Air Valves in Piping Systems

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Chemical Activity Trends Suggest Growth into Early 2019

Wednesday, 25 April 2018  |  Chris Guy

The American Chemistry Council's Chemical Activity Barometer slipped 0.1% in April to 121.6% on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. This follow...

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Val-Matic Names Andrew Brudniak Project Manager

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Val-Matic Names Andrew Brudniak Project Manager

After four years with Val-Matic Valve & Mfg. Corp. , Andrew Brudniak was recently promoted to project manager, after having recently held the position of sales engineer for the northeast territory.

Brudniak also has passed the exam for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification offered...

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Weir Group Plans to Sell Flow Control Division

5 DAYS AGO

The Weir Group’s board of directors will initiate a process to sell the Flow Control division. This process will focus on maximizing value for shareholders, with all options to be considered and no fixed timetable. Proceeds will be used to further reduce leverage and to fund future investment in...

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Chemical Activity Trends Suggest Growth into Early 2019

20 HOURS AGO

The American Chemistry Council's Chemical Activity Barometer slipped 0.1% in April to 121.6% on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. This follows six consecutive monthly gains and a dip from the barometer’s highest point since modeling began. The barometer remains up 3.8% on a 3MMA compa...

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Formosa Selects Louisiana for $9.4B Petrochemical Project

23 HOURS AGO

Formosa Petrochemical Corp. has selected St. James Parish in Louisiana for a $9.4 billion chemical manufacturing complex and has purchased a 2,400-acre site along the west bank of the Mississippi River.

Located just downriver from the Sunshine Bridge, the complex would be built in two phases and prod...

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40% of Small Manufacturers Likely to Add Staff this Year

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Xometry released the findings of its quarterly Small Manufacturing Index, showing that 40% of small manufacturers surveyed are likely to hire more employees this year as business confidence has risen from a year ago. Additionally, 28% of those surveyed stated they have hired more employees since Q1 20...

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IHS Markit U.S. Manufacturing Index Rose in April

2 DAYS AGO

Manufacturers reported the greatest improvement in overall business conditions since September 2014 in April. This was highlighted by the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Flash U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rising from 55.6 in March to 56.5.

Stronger growth in new orders drov...

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Fisher Control Valves Receive SIL 3 Certification

Emerson Process Management has received SIL 3 certification of several ranges of its Fisher valves to IEC 61508 standards. This certification enables users to boost plant availability and safety by using the  Fisher GX, Vee-ball, easy-e and HP valves in Safety Instrumented Systems in up to SIL 3 loops, per IEC 61508.

Source: Automation.com

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