NEWS

Manufacturing

Supply chain disruptions likely to wreak further havoc on Ida's destruction and recovery efforts

Edited by Margo Ellis

As far as costly disasters go, Hurricane Ida was no Katrina, but the damage inflicted by its rapid escalation and unpredictable path is troubling to observers who say the event reflects a newly ascendent type of storm that is both less predictable and more expensive, according to NBC News reports on Sept. 7.

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.
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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.
#VMAnews #controls

Applications

State allocations revealed for pending infrastructure bill

California, Texas and New York will likely cash in big on the trillion-dollar infrastructure package if the bill makes its way to President Biden’s desk, according to CNBC on Aug. 31.
#water-wastewater

Applications

Study: offshore rigs need cybersecurity improvements

A two-year study concluded that deep-water drilling rigs are not prepared in general to protect themselves against cyber attacks. Rigs need more than firewalls and antivirus software to be secure, the study found.
#industry40

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.
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Applications

AIV and Gulf Coast Modification announce promotions of Trey Cook to CEO and president, Ryan Loving to CFO and president

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.
#VMAnews #water-wastewater

Technical

Emerson helps Alaska's largest wind farm provide reliable, affordable clean energy

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

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

By: Margo Ellis

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.
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Insights

The Final Control Element: Controlling Energy Transformation

By: Mark Graesser

When selecting control valves, be sure to properly evaluate the process conditions to identify potential issues and select the proper management techniques.
#controls #knowyourvalves