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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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CRANE NUCLEAR: Advanced Valve Diagnostics with VOTES® Infinity System

votes infinity  crane nuclearCrane Nuclear, Inc. announces the release of the VOTES® Infinity system. VOTES Infinity is Crane’s seventh-generation valve diagnostic system and is the most advanced valve diagnostic system available.

The VOTES Infinity system was developed in response to changing industry requirements for a simpler system that can reduce the time needed to complete acquisition and analysis of actuated valve diagnostic data. The same software and data-acquisition hardware can be used for testing Motor-Operated, Air-Operated or Check Valves. The system offers a completely new and simpler user interface that allows even occasional users to effectively acquire and analyze data.

VOTES Infinity includes patent-pending ASSIST™ technology, which automatically detects all connected sensors and configures the system accordingly. ASSIST technology reduces setup time as well as eliminating test configuration errors. VOTES Infinity is now ready to ship worldwide to meet the valve diagnostic testing requirements of the nuclear power generation market as well as critical, non-nuclear applications.

Crane Nuclear is a part of Crane Co. Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of engineered industrial products. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CR).

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