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Baker Hughes’ subsea drilling systems and Akastor’s MHWirth merge

The new company, HMH, aims to support the industry’s transition toward more energy-efficient solutions, as well as deploy technologies and service solutions to make the sector more competitive through increased drilling efficiency.

Applications

Emerson helps Colgate-Palmolive pursue net zero carbon

The project is part of Colgate’s digital transformation program and uses Emerson’s specialized Aventics pneumatic sensors and IIoT-enabled software to precisely monitor compressed air flow in real time.

Insights

Tom Wayer joins ProMation Engineering

Tom Wayer has joined ProMation Engineering as National Sales Manager, as stated in a press release on Sept. 27.

Applications

Baker Hughes and Primus Line collaborate on composites

Baker Hughes, a global energy technology company, announced in a press release on Sept. 29 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Primus Line to collaborate on non-metallic pipe applications to rehabilitate and repurpose existing pressure pipelines, offering a combined customer base more cost-effective options for pipeline repair and replacement, as well as the repurposing of existing pipeline networks for hydrogen and CO2 transportation.

Technical

Neles Expertune PlanTriage software update offers enhancements

The latest version of Neles Expertune PlantTriage software, made available in August 2021, continually monitors and diagnoses issues, helps find the root cause, prioritizes according to economic and technical factors, and provides a complete set of analysis tools to resolve the problem at its source.

Applications

ValvTechnologies supplies mining pipeline isolation valves

ValvTechnologies, manufacturer of severe service isolation valve solutions, has been selected by a major metals producer as the leading supplier for pipeline isolation valves in South America. ValvTechnolgies’ valves have been used on site for many years, showing excellent performance.

Applications

Champlin, MN selects Mueller Advanced Metering Infrastructure

Champlin, MN has selected Mueller to replace about 8,000 residential, commercial and irrigation water meters with solid-state ultrasonic water meters and advanced metering infrastructure.

Insights

Emerson's Deepa Malhotra receives STEP Ahead Award

Deepa Malhotra, director of commercial operations for Emerson’s power and water solutions business, has been recognized with a STEP Ahead Award by The Manufacturing Institute, the workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers. Malhotra is being honored alongside more than 100 women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their manufacturing careers.

Manufacturing

ValvTechnologies welcomes Quality Controls Inc. as a distributor

ValvTechnologies has picked Quality Controls Inc. (QCI) as a new distributor.

Education

Baker Hughes Foundation contributes $800,000 to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced $800,000 in grants to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 2021-22 academic year, part of the Foundation’s long-running mission to promote education and opportunity in the communities where Baker Hughes employees live and work.

MRO

Clearlake Capital-backed FloWorks acquires Genesis Systems

The acquisition of control valve, regulator, and valve automation and systems distributor expands the depth and reach of FloWorks’ portfolio of flow solutions providers

Manufacturing

Fairbanks Morse Defense acquires Hunt Valve Company Inc.

Fairbanks Morse Defense, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, has acquired Hunt Valve Company Inc., a specialty manufacturer of naval valves and electromechanical actuators.

Insights

Conval names Heglund as Midwest regional sales manager

Conval’s vice president of sales and marketing Don Bowers recently announced that Glenn Heglund of Minooka, Ill. has been appointed as Midwest regional sales manager.

Technical

Valve Forum Technical Track Live "Watch-Along" event Sept. 13-15

There's just one week left before the VMA Valve Forum Technical Track Live Watch-Along event.

Insights

NECI announces merger with Northeast Controls

New England Controls Inc. and Northeast Controls Inc. announced an agreement to merge their two companies. Both are Emerson Impact Partners serving customers in New England and upstate New York.

Insights

EGC Holding Company acquires Slade Inc.

EGC Holding Company (doing business as EGC Enterprises Inc.) has acquired Slade Inc., a Statesville, NC manufacturer of patented graphite yarn and braided valve and pump packings.

Applications

AIV and Gulf Coast Modification announce promotions of Trey Cook Ryan Loving

AIV, LP and Gulf Coast Modification (GCM) announce that Trey Cook will become the CEO of both AIV and GCM while remaining the President of AIV.

Technical

Emerson helps Alaska's wind farm provide affordable clean energy

Sustainable grid solutions reduce costs by 65% and support the delivery of low-cost renewable power.

Education

2021 Virtual Market Outlook Workshop reflects on positive growth and looks ahead to a stabilizing 2022

Marking its second year of the Market Outlook Workshop being virtual only, the 2021 event was held August 6-7 and featured valuable insights from global and national economic experts across several industries.

Manufacturing

ITR's Third Quarter Report: Onward and Mostly Upward

Similar to its last two quarterly reports, ITR Economics in its latest forecast continues to remain bullish on many end-user markets.

Manufacturing

Eastern Controls and DeZURIK Announce New Partnership

Eastern Controls Inc. (ECI) has officially announced its partnership with Minnesota-based DeZURIK Inc. as the exclusive Industrial representative for the Northern New Jersey and Metro New York industrial markets.

Manufacturing

Neles Acquiring Valve and Pump Businesses of Flowrox

Neles signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the valve and pump businesses of the Finland-based technology company Flowrox.

Manufacturing

Negotiations to Continue on Bipartisan Infrastructure; VMA Sends Support for Action

A cloture vote to advance the $579 billion Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework failed in the Senate yesterday after Republicans unsuccessfully urged Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to delay the vote in order to allow Senators to finalize the details of the proposal.

Design

ValvTechnologies and Severn Form Strategic Partnership

ValvTechnologies and Severn Glocon have reached a partnership agreement that will see collaboration between two of the world’s leading engineering and manufacturing companies specializing in innovative, high-end, severe-service valves.

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