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Quantum Water Services announces start of operations focusing on wastewater in oil & gas industry
July 02, 2019

Quantum Water Services announces start of operations focusing on wastewater in oil & gas industry

The company looks to capitalize on this large and growing market focusing on comprehensive wastewater treatment generated during the on-shore production of oil and gas from either conventional or frac-drilled wells.

ValvTechnologies announces Keith Whittaker as Director of Global Quality Management
February 11, 2019

ValvTechnologies announces Keith Whittaker as Director of Global Quality Management

Based in Houston, Whittaker will report to company president, Kevin Hunt, and be responsible for global quality standards, programs and systems. In this role, he will lead the development and continuous improvement of our quality programs and processes to support the growth and globalization of the company.

ONICON announces acquisition of Pulsar Process Measurement
December 27, 2018

ONICON announces acquisition of Pulsar Process Measurement

Pulsar’s products provide solutions related to level, open channel flow, pipe flow, sludge interference measurement, and pump control for water utilities and industrial customers worldwide.

Emerson announces acquisition of Advanced Engineering Valves (A.E. Valves)
December 13, 2018

Emerson announces acquisition of Advanced Engineering Valves (A.E. Valves)

The addition of A.E. Valves supports Emerson’s Main Valve Partner initiative to be a supplier of final control solutions for the LNG industry, and complements its Vanessa triple-offset valve range to create a solution for process isolation in critical cryogenic and severe service applications.

Festo announces dedication of Technology Engineering Center for the life sciences
November 27, 2018

Festo announces dedication of Technology Engineering Center for the life sciences

The TEC is the company’s first engineering center in the United States devoted to the life sciences. The choice of the United States for this engineering center was based on this country’s leadership in the global life sciences industry.

Festo announces partnerships with Power/mation and Heitek Automation
November 07, 2018

Festo announces partnerships with Power/mation and Heitek Automation

Power/mation has warehouses and sales offices in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Heitek Automation will now be distributing the full line of Festo pneumatic and electric automation components and systems in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico.

Emerson to help modernize Algerian gas processing plant
November 05, 2018

Emerson to help modernize Algerian gas processing plant

In its role, Emerson will update control and safety systems, fire and gas systems, field instrumentation control and isolation valves, and other equipment to improve production efficiencies.

AVEVA helps Anglian Water enhance smart leak detection
October 10, 2018

AVEVA helps Anglian Water enhance smart leak detection

As a web-based solution that leverages the Industrial Internet of Things, data can be extracted from any water network distribution or maintenance-related data source.

Boulting announces Robin Whitehead as managing director
July 26, 2018

Boulting announces Robin Whitehead as managing director

Robin has a clear understanding of the company’s capabilities and market sectors, and will lead a growing team to further develop Boulting Technology for the delivery of low voltage (LV) panels, control systems, industrial networks and pump system optimization.

Emerson completes acquisition of Aventics
July 18, 2018

Emerson completes acquisition of Aventics

Aventics is a complement to Emerson’s capabilities and solutions in key discrete and hybrid automation markets, and creates a portfolio of fluid control and pneumatic devices that incorporate sensing and monitoring capabilities.

ISA announces registration call for 2018 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium
July 11, 2018

ISA announces registration call for 2018 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium

To be held at the Hyatt Regency , from 7-9 August 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland, the event will include briefings by American Water Works Association (AWWA) and Water Environment Federation (WEF) officials, training opportunities, and a vendor exhibition that will showcase new products and services.

Endress+Hauser earns Frost & Sullivan Global Market Leadership Award for electromagnetic flowmeters
March 07, 2018

Endress+Hauser earns Frost & Sullivan Global Market Leadership Award for electromagnetic flowmeters

The Endress+Hauser product portfolio of electromagnetic flowmeters is designed for precise measurement of volume flow without restricting production flow rates or causing any pressure drop.

ISA announces 2018 Leak Detection and Repair/Fugitive Emissions (LDAR) Symposium
January 29, 2018

ISA announces 2018 Leak Detection and Repair/Fugitive Emissions (LDAR) Symposium

Designed exclusively to meet the needs of LDAR and air compliance professionals, the three-day event, to be held 5-8 March 2018 in Galveston, Texas, features a technical program and lineup of expert speakers as well as ISA-led training, a vendor exhibition and networking activities.

Endress+Hauser announces opening of third Chinese plant
January 26, 2018

Endress+Hauser announces opening of third Chinese plant

The plant will give the centers of competence for flow measurement engineering, liquid analysis and temperature measurement engineering additional capacity.

Kamstrup helps Iranian company enhance intelligent water meter solutions
November 14, 2017

Kamstrup helps Iranian company enhance intelligent water meter solutions

In connection to Kamstrup’s visit in Iran, the company signed both a partner contract and an agreement of two pilot projects with the local Iranian company Iran Ensheab Co. The projects include intelligent water meters and remote reading system.

Alicat announces Modbus TCP/IP compatibility to its line of flow, pressure & liquid instrumentation
August 09, 2017

Alicat announces Modbus TCP/IP compatibility to its line of flow, pressure & liquid instrumentation

The option allows PLCs running the Modbus industrial automation protocol to connect to Alicat instruments over Ethernet cable.

Yokogawa announces acquisition of TechInvent2 AS
August 01, 2017

Yokogawa announces acquisition of TechInvent2 AS

The Norwegian enterprise holds the rights to FluidCom, a chemical injection metering valve (CIMV). FluidCom prevents blockages and corrosion in oil wells, pipelines, and other facilities and employs a patented technology for thermal control.

FCI announces two Product Knowledge Workshops
June 27, 2017

FCI announces two Product Knowledge Workshops

The Product Knowledge Workshop will take place on October 4-5 in San Marcos, California, and October 17-19 in Beijing, China. These workshops are designed to provide customers comprehensive training on FCI thermal dispersion mass flow meters, flow switches, and level switches.

Rotork provides LP actuators for Middle East oil refinery
June 06, 2017

Rotork provides LP actuators for Middle East oil refinery

One significant order involves the supply of 70 LP range linear pneumatic actuators for the operation of large gate valves. The order for these actuators includes the assembly and factory testing of local control panels with digital valve positioners.

ISA announces third edition release of Basic and Advanced Regulatory Control: System Design and Application
March 31, 2017

ISA announces third edition release of Basic and Advanced Regulatory Control: System Design and Application

Dr. Wade—who has more than 50 years of experience designing, applying and installing process control systems—says the updated edition builds upon the real-world experiences and process knowledge of engineers and technicians to demonstrate the application of successful regulatory control strategies and techniques.

Festo to showcase Industry 4.0 manufacturing advancements at Manufacturing in America
March 20, 2017

Festo to showcase Industry 4.0 manufacturing advancements at Manufacturing in America

At the March 22-23 event, Festo and Siemens will demonstrate the Multi-Carrier System, a mass customization transport solution. Festo will provide strategies for smart manufacturing during presentations on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.

ABB partners with Statoil to provide safety and automation systems for Norwegian oil field
February 07, 2017

ABB partners with Statoil to provide safety and automation systems for Norwegian oil field

Engineers from ABB in Norway are performing front end engineering and design in close collaboration with Statoil. The FEED is scheduled to run until Q4 2017, when the final investment decision will take place.

AME Corporation announces rebrand as Panova
February 02, 2017

AME Corporation announces rebrand as Panova

Panova partners with manufacturers, product engineers, and entrepreneurs to solve technical and supply chain challenges in the design and production of molded components and completed products.

Galland Hedding Nopak announces Brian Sternberg as president; Sudarashan Sharma as chief engineer
January 27, 2017

Galland Hedding Nopak announces Brian Sternberg as president; Sudarashan Sharma as chief engineer

The announcement of the management team expansion comes as the privately-held, fourth generation family business celebrates its 130-year anniversary in 2017.

Victrex announces acquisition of minority interest in Magma Global
January 26, 2017

Victrex announces acquisition of minority interest in Magma Global

The investment is in line with Victrex's strategy to create future value through innovation and further differentiation into selected semi-finished and finished products, in addition to supplying the core polymer.

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Phoenix Contact and Flowserve join Endress+Hauser's Open Integration Partner Program
December 08, 2016

Phoenix Contact and Flowserve join Endress+Hauser's Open Integration Partner Program

Endress+Hauser’s Open Integration Partner Program strives to mitigate risks when commissioning customer plant by ensuring that operators can easily integrate their devices and components into automation systems.

SICK to partner with AutoCoding Systems at Pack Expo to discuss food safety
October 28, 2016

SICK to partner with AutoCoding Systems at Pack Expo to discuss food safety

The presentations will focus on how technology suppliers are working to help food and beverage manufacturers meet FSMA requirements. The in-booth presentation will be delivered at the SICK booth by Erik Phillips, US Director of Sales and Business Development at AutoCoding Systems.

Honeywell and Flowserve announce collaboration on Honeywell's INspireT IIoT program
October 27, 2016

Honeywell and Flowserve announce collaboration on Honeywell's INspireT IIoT program

The goal of this collaboration is creation of an infrastructure that gives customers secure methods to capture and aggregate data, so that it can be leveraged by using analytics and applying a range of domain knowledge from equipment vendors and process licensors.

Siemens to highlight IIoT applications at SPS IPC Drives 2016
October 24, 2016

Siemens to highlight IIoT applications at SPS IPC Drives 2016

Working together with customers from both the discrete manufacturing and process industry, Siemens is developing new solutions for plant and production processes. In the specially created “MindSphere Lounge”, visitors will also have the chance to experience the IoT ecosystem live in a unique atmosphere.

ISA and Beamex join to host flowmeter calibration webinar
October 21, 2016

ISA and Beamex join to host flowmeter calibration webinar

The webinar, which will be held November 17 from 12-1:30 PM EST, will feature three automation experts: Nicole Meidl, Product Management Engineer, Emerson; Ned Espy, Technical Director at Beamex; and Roy Tomalino, Calibration Engineer at Beamex.

Nordson to introduce 3 new process solutions at The Assembly Show
October 21, 2016

Nordson to introduce 3 new process solutions at The Assembly Show

As part of the exhibition floor at The Assembly Show, with over 260 exhibitors, Nordson EFD (Booth 821) will feature live demonstrations of several repeatable fluid dispensing solutions for manufacturing assembly.

ValvTechnologies announces Herman Bernard as Director of Manufacturing
October 19, 2016

ValvTechnologies announces Herman Bernard as Director of Manufacturing

Based in Houston, Benard will have senior management responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ Manufacturing groups, leading the achievement of production, safety, as well as spearheading manufacturing process continuous improvements.

ValvTechnologies, Inc. names Bryant Holt as Industry Director of Fossil Power
July 06, 2016

ValvTechnologies, Inc. names Bryant Holt as Industry Director of Fossil Power

Holt will have global management responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ fossil power group and sales activities worldwide as well as developing long-term strategies for business growth and customer performance in the global fossil power severe service marketplace.

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ValvTechnologies names David Garcia Director of Manufacturing Operations
May 09, 2016

ValvTechnologies names David Garcia Director of Manufacturing Operations

Based in Houston, Garcia will have senior management responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ Manufacturing groups, leading the achievement of production, productivity, quality, and safety, as well as spearheading manufacturing process continuous improvements.

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Rotork to maintain VTTI Vasiliko oil terminal
April 19, 2016

Rotork to maintain VTTI Vasiliko oil terminal

The Client Support Programme (CSP) covers 400 Rotork IQ3 actuators controlled by Rotork’s Pakscan 2-wire digital networks.

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 ISA100  certifies Flowserve's PMV D3 Wireless enabled valve positioner
April 12, 2016

ISA100 certifies Flowserve's PMV D3 Wireless enabled valve positioner

The PMV D3 improves operational efficiency by allowing communication to and monitoring of process control/sensor equipment, wherever they are sited, but especially for remotely located valves.

ValvTechnologies names Chad Bowers chief information officer
March 28, 2016

ValvTechnologies names Chad Bowers chief information officer

Bowers will have responsibility for technology strategy, digital architecture, business systems, application development, data management and security, and communication systems.

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ValvTechnologies expands plant in India
March 18, 2016

ValvTechnologies expands plant in India

The plant in Chennai, India, now has a full-fledged service center which includes on-site service capabilities.

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March 15, 2016

Rotork actuators to perform fire safety duty on the Istanbul Metro

Rotork RC200 scotch-yoke pneumatic actuators will be installed in new subway tunnels under construction for the Istanbul Metro.

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