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LyondellBasell to Build the World's Largest PO/TBA Plant

Friday, 21 July 2017  |  Chris Guy

LyondellBasell has made the final investment decision to build the world's largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in the ...

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How to Choose the Best Rapid Prototyping Method

How to Choose the Best Rapid Prototyping Method

Tuesday, 18 July 2017  |  Kate Kunkel

As new products are designed, including valve bodies and the parts that comprise the finished valve, prototypes must be created. How that is achieved ...

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Badger Alloys Joins VMA as Associate Member

4 DAYS AGO

This week the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA) welcomes Badger Alloys as an official associate supplier member. This is VMA’s fourth new member in 2017.

Located in the heart of Milwaukee and founded in 1966, Badger Alloys offers single source capabilities for custom castings. The company pou...

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Thermodyn Joins VMA as Associate Member

4 DAYS AGO

This week the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA) welcomes Thermodyn Corporation as an official associate supplier member. This is VMA's third new member in 2017.

In 1979, Thermodyn began business with the dual purpose of selling A.W. Chesterton products and manufacturing high-temperature elastomers ...

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LyondellBasell to Build the World's Largest PO/TBA Plant

1 DAY AGO

LyondellBasell has made the final investment decision to build the world's largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in the Houston area. The project is estimated to cost approximately $2.4 billion, representing the single-largest capital investment in the company's history...

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EPA Selects Projects for Water Infrastructure Loans

2 DAYS AGO

The EPA is inviting 12 projects in nine states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. These potential applicants were selected from a group of projects that represent large and small communities from across the U.S. that submitted letters of interest to EPA in Ap...

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Leading Economic Indicators Increased in June

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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6% in June to 127.8 (2010 = 100), following a 0.2% increase in May, and a 0.2% increase in April.

“The U.S. LEI rose sharply in June, pointing to continued growth in the U.S. economy and perhaps even a moderate improvement...

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to Near Five-Month Low

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In the week ending July 15, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 233,000, a decrease of 15,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 247,000 to 248,000. The 4-week moving average was 243,750, a decrease of 2,250 from t...

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1995 Articles

FALL 1995
Metallurgical Failure Analysis of Valves & Valve Components
By Edward Bravenic

The Status of the World Economy & the European Valve Industry
By Werner Engelhardt

Product Liability Reform: A Step Toward Relief
By Brooke C. Stoddard

Safety Valve Maintenance: A Key to Plant Safety
By Wallace M. Landers


SUMMER 1995
Clean Air Act Update: Fugitive Emissions & Valve Standards
By James W. Adams

Metrication: Name Changes & More
By Brooke C. Stoddard

Pitfalls of Gasket Selection
By David Hart

Recent Advances in In-Situ Testing & Non-Intrusive Condition Monitoring of Valves
By M.K. Au-Yang


SPRING 1995
Transient Effects on Valve Performance

By Marvin E. Beasley, P.E.

The Dangers of Counterfeit Valve Parts
By Joseph H. Steinke & Jason S. Abboud

Bar Coding: The Little Stripes March Into Valve Factories
By Brooke C. Stoddard

International Standardization--Changing the Future of the Oil & Gas Industry
By Andrew J Bergman & R.T. "Bud" Weightman


WINTER 1995
TVA and VMA Working Together: Partnering in the 90s

By Therese M Draddy

Part-Turn Valve & Actuator Standardization
By Chuck M. Simchera

Imitation Valve Parts: You Get What You Pay For
By Philip L. Skousen

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