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Valves in a Cement Slurry Line

Valves in a Cement Slurry Line

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Triple Offset Butterfly Valves

Triple Offset Butterfly Valves

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Digital Valve Control Leads to Increased Plant Availability

Digital Valve Control Leads to Increased Plant Availability

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Cast vs. Forged: The Ongoing Debate Takes a New Direction

Cast vs. Forged: The Ongoing Debate Takes a New Direction

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VMA Members Among Plant Engineering 2016 Product of the Year Finalists


Several VMA members are among this year’s Plant Engineering Product of the Year finalists. Emerson has products nominated in four different categories, while Siemens has several products nominated in a total of three different categories. Chesterton and Hunt Valve have products up for awards the...


MSS Publishes Revised American National Standard for Steel Pipeline Flanges and Receives ANSI Approval


The Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) announces that the substantially revised Standard Practice, SP-44-2016, Steel Pipeline Flanges, has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a Revised American National Standard (ANS).

The first edition of MSS SP-44 was publish...


U.S. Chemical Industry Remains Optimistic for 2017


Moving into 2017, the U.S. Chemical Processing Industry continues to enjoy optimism about future investment, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook . Much of this activity stems from the continued low cost of natural gas liquids (NGLs), a primary feedstock for building-block che...


Hydraulic Institute Celebrates Centennial with New Logo

Hydraulic Institute Celebrates Centennial with New Logo

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) will celebrate its centennial in 2017 with a new logo as part of a larger initiative to position HI for the next 100 years of service to the pump industry. The new logo is a key element of HI’s overall brand refresh and redesign process.

The logo includes a hidden &ld...


U.S. Adds 178,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate at 4.6%


The unemployment rate declined 0.3% to 4.6% in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the Department of Labor reported today. Employment gains occurred in professional and business services and in health care.

Employment in construction continued on its recent upward trend...


Third Quarter GDP Revised Up to 3.2% Growth


Gross domestic product (GDP) in the U.S. increased at an annual rate of 3.2% in the third quarter of 2016, according to the second estimate released by the Department of Commerce. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 1.4%.

This new GDP estimate is based on more complete source data than were avail...


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Advanced Valve & Actuator Technology in the New Millennium: An Inside Look
By Rhondalee A. Dean

Chemical Industry Market Outlook
By Eric J. Linak

Making Traffic Flow: Implementing the Technical Side of Lean
By Ken Branco

Emergency Valve Reliability: The Intelligent Solution
By Reijo Karjalainen and Karl-Kristian Högström

New Generation of Valve Actuators Can Provide Important MOV Predictive Maintenance Data
By Chris Warnett

Welding of Carbon Steel Materials for Use in Sour Service
By Don Bush

Process Solenoid Valves Offer Reliable Performance & Simplified Control
By Richard A. Cook & Sekhar Samy

The Packings & Gaskets Industry Enters the 21st Century
By Rhondalee A. Dean

E-Commerce and the Valve & Actuator Industry
By Misty Knappenberger

Workforce 2000: A Generation Apart
By Glenda Thompson-Norton

U.S. Water Industry Crosses Threshold Privatization, Pricing, and Parlez-Vous Français?
By Dan Noble

There's a Brand Name on the Label, But…Who Really Made This Thing?
By Clyde Hayes

Advanced Technology Rotary Valves Solve Chronic Isolation Problems
By Sekahar Samy & Stan Miller

Use of Valve & Actuators in Today's High-Tech Military Systems
By Rhondalee A. Dean

Valves 2000: A View of the Future
By Dale Stepanek

Prospering with Valves That Think and Communicate
By Wally Stommes

Valves, Actuators, and the European Union-Part II
By Frederic Washburn

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