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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.
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ValvTechnologies welcomes Quality Controls Inc. as a distributor

ValvTechnologies has picked Quality Controls Inc. (QCI) as a new distributor.
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Use social media to attract young manufacturing talent

Nicole Wolter, president of HM Manufacturing and a millennial, suggests tips for creating a social media feed that attracts young people to manufacturing. 

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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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The Final Control Element: Controlling Energy Transformation

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

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America Moves Toward a Stronger Infrastructure

Here’s what you need to now about the multi-billion-dollar funding designated for the water and wastewater markets as part of the American Jobs Plan.
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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.
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New Ransomware Study Reveals True Cost to Business

Cybereason, a leader in future-ready attack protection, released research findings from a global ransomware study of nearly 1,300 security professionals that reveals more than half of organizations have been the victim of a ransomware attack, and that 80% of businesses that chose to pay a ransom demand suffered a second ransomware attack, often at the hands of the same threat actor group.

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What’s Your Temperature?

For decades, valve manufacturers have provided the maximum recommended working pressures and temperatures for their products, based on the materials used in the pressure-containing parts.
#standards #pressure-relief #materials

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Virtual Work and the Workplace

Three in five workers who have been working remotely during the pandemic say they would prefer to continue working at home after the pandemic. 50% of workers believe they are as productive at home as they are at the office.
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Extended Reality Tools Enhance Training

Training becomes increasingly critical as companies deal with the retirement of more and more knowledgeable, experienced staff.
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OBITUARY: Gary Ostrowski, 1961 - 2021

We are saddened to report the passing of Valve Repair Council member Gary Ostrowski, who died at the age of 59 at his home in Plymouth, surrounded by loved ones after a long fight against medullary thyroid carcinoma.
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Creating a Standard for Severe Service Valves

Severe service valves are offered in several standard designs, including non-return, isolation and control types.
#standards #gate-globe-check #maintenance-repair