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Fastener Failures are not an Option

Fastener Failures are not an Option

It can be easy to underestimate the role of a fastener. Oftentimes, an engineer’s main focus is on an application itself, such as a valve or hose. The fastener is, however, a crucial component because...
16 January 2020
The Lee Company Releases Genvi Solenoid Valves

The Lee Company Releases Genvi Solenoid Valves

The Lee Company recently introduced the Genvi™ LGV Series control valves, which are a new generation of versatile and innovative 3-port solenoid valves that offer high flow rates and low power in a miniature,...
14 January 2020
Proco Products Enters 2020 with a New CEO

Proco Products Enters 2020 with a New CEO

As 2019 came to a close, Proco Products announced the retirement of CEO Edward R. Marchese on December 31. Edward joined Proco Products, Inc in 1999 as Executive Vice-President. He was promoted to President...
14 January 2020
RTK® Introduces REflex Quick Change Seat Control Valve

RTK® Introduces REflex Quick Change Seat Control Valve

RTK®, a CIRCOR International brand, and an international leader in the design and manufacture of control valves and actuators, introduces the REflex Quick Change Seat Control Valve with REact 30 DC-PoP...
14 January 2020
Severn Glocon Announces Blue Water Energy Investment

Severn Glocon Announces Blue Water Energy Investment

Severn Glocon Group has recently announced a new multi-million pound investment from Blue Water Energy. The deal, which is subject to certain conditions, sees team member Colin Findlay take on the role...
14 January 2020
Inserta Introduces Ic Optimizer In-line Control Valves

Inserta Introduces Ic Optimizer In-line Control Valves

Inserta® Products recently released the ic OptimizerTM in-line control module. This is a new and innovative self-contained flange mounted hydraulic control module. The main valve element has large flow...
13 January 2020
S&OP: How to Overcome Major Hurdles

S&OP: How to Overcome Major Hurdles

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) can be instrumental in aligning all business functions to transform struggling companies into well-oiled machines. However, to implement S&OP, some hurdles...
13 January 2020
Future Neles Corporation Signs New Agreement

Future Neles Corporation Signs New Agreement

Future Neles Corporation, Metso’s valve business, recently signed a distribution agreement with Axel Larsson Maskinaffär AB in Sweden. The agreement will be effective from February 1, 2020. With this agreement,...
10 January 2020
Trust, but Verify: the Case of Writing a Specification

Trust, but Verify: the Case of Writing a Specification

In the ‘80s, the United States and the then Soviet Union were involved in extensive talks about nuclear disarmament. Ronald Reagan was President and he was taught a Russian proverb as part of an effort...
10 January 2020
Baker Hughes Goes 100% Renewable at Texas Facilities

Baker Hughes Goes 100% Renewable at Texas Facilities

Baker Hughes has agreed to purchase 100% of its Texas electricity from renewable sources. In collaboration with Energy Edge Consulting and EDF Energy Services, the agreement combines renewable energy from...
09 January 2020