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Combustion Control Actuators Impact Steel Mill

Combustion Control Actuators Impact Steel Mill

A leading steel producing company having trouble maintaining the necessary reducing atmosphere in it’s continuous galvanizing preheat furnace turns to the combustion control gas valve actuator for a solution....
16 November 2018
How Understanding of Proper Packing Load Has Evolved

How Understanding of Proper Packing Load Has Evolved

Valve packing needs a specific load to create a reliable seal. Over the years the main issue of debate in the industry has been how to apply that load with the best accuracy. When tightened in excess,...
15 November 2018
MRC Global Opens La Porte Distribution Center

MRC Global Opens La Porte Distribution Center

“I’m very proud of the work and expertise that went into designing and opening this new location,” Andrew Lane, MRC Global President & CEO, said. “We’ve taken the best practices from our 97 years in...
14 November 2018
Chevron Announces New North American E&P President

Chevron Announces New North American E&P President

After 38 years of service, Jeff Shellebarger, president of Chevron North America Exploration & Production, is retiring, and will be succeeded by Steven W. Green on March 1, 2019, the current president...
13 November 2018
Emerson to Buy General Electric’s Intelligent Platforms

Emerson to Buy General Electric’s Intelligent Platforms

Emerson announced it has agreed to acquire Intelligent Platforms, a division of General Electric. Intelligent Platforms’ programmable logic controller (PLC) technologies will enable Emerson, a leader in...
13 November 2018
WorleyParsons Acquires Jacobs’ ECR division

WorleyParsons Acquires Jacobs’ ECR division

WorleyParsons has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Jacobs Energy, Chemicals & Resources (ECR) division.Jacobs ECR is known globally for its delivery of complex petrochemical and chemical...
13 November 2018
Do you have the latest copy of Valve World Americas?

Do you have the latest copy of Valve World Americas?

The November 2018 edition of Valve World Americas is now available! You can now read all the latest valve news and information either in print or digital format.Just some of the great content that is included...
12 November 2018
Mueller Water Products to Acquire Krausz Industries

Mueller Water Products to Acquire Krausz Industries

Mueller Water Products, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Krausz Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of pipe couplings, grips and clamps, for $140 million in cash.Krausz...
12 November 2018
Crane’s XOMOX® XP3 Sleeved Plug Valve

Crane’s XOMOX® XP3 Sleeved Plug Valve

Designed to comply with API 641, the XOMOX® XP3 provides the best in class fugitive emissions sealing of any plug valve currently on the market. It is the first sleeved plug valve capable of passing five...
12 November 2018
PVDF Ball Valves Now Available from Hayward Flow Contro

PVDF Ball Valves Now Available from Hayward Flow Contro

Hayward Flow Control has announced the addition of its TB Series Ball Valve to its range of natural PVDF (Polyvinylidene Fluoride) products. With the TB Series available in PVDF, Hayward continues its...
11 November 2018
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