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Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $50K to Emancipation Park Conservancy

The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $50,000 grant to support Emancipation Park Conservancy in Houston. The funds will support educational programs, park maintenance, and safety equipment for the park. The grant is part of a broader commitment by Baker Hughes to participate in community programs, volunteerism and engagement with the organization.

Emancipation Park, established in 1872 in Houston’s Third Ward, is the oldest public park in Texas and is home to a variety of events, programs, and services available to the community such as the annual Juneteenth Celebration, financial literacy classes, youth STEAM programs, health and fitness classes, and Movie in the Tre. This partnership with Emancipation Park Conservancy is aligns with Baker Hughes Foundation’s mission to promote education, environment and health and safety in the communities where it operates.


Riggio Valve Joins Valve Repair Council

This week Riggio Valve became the newest member of the Valve Repair Council (VRC). Riggio is the second new VRC member of 2020.

Riggio Valve services provide removal rigging, refurbishing, re-assembly, installation and testing for planned maintenance or emergencies. Whether manual, electric, hydraulic or pneumatic systems, their rebuilding and testing programs have been designed to assure like-new performance.

Emerson Honored in 2020 Flow Control Innovation Awards

Flow Control’s annual Innovation Awards program recognizes the latest innovations and technology breakthroughs in the fluid and gas handling industry. Innovation Awards winners and honorees are determined through an open voting process by Flow Control readers.

There was one Innovation Award winner but multiple honorable mentions, including Emerson Automation Solutions for its AVENTICS Series AF2 Flow Sensor.

Neles Wins Manufacturing Excellence Award

In 2020, the Worcester Business Journal Manufacturing Excellence Award winners “have found ways to not only survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, but to provide new products and services to the particular needs the pandemic is creating.”

Neles of Shrewsberry, MA was awarded the Collaboration in Manufacturing Award thanks in part to their innovative Valve Technology Center.  

Hunt Valve Names Charles Ferrer President & CEO

Hunt Valve Company announces that Charles Ferrer has been promoted to president & CEO. Brad Sterner, CEO since 2015, maintains the title of executive chairman and remains a member of the board of directors of Hunt Valve.

Since joining Hunt Valve in early 2017, Ferrer has progressed to increasing levels of senior management responsibility, as he and the HVC team have delivered breakthrough growth and profitability results during his time with the company. Hunt Valve has tripled revenue during Ferrer’s tenure, and he has led the successful integration of three transformative acquisitions. Ferrer joined Hunt Valve from GE Aviation and previously served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an F/A-18 pilot.

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