Valve Manufacturers Association of America

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VMA to conduct Valve Industry Knowledge Forum.

Valve Manufacturers Association of America is conducting Valve Industry Knowledge Forum at The DeSoto Hotel in Savannah, GA, during April 11-13, 2018. This conference focuses on Technical, Manufacturing and Human Resources educational tracks and includes educational conference, exhibits and networking events. The conference would benefit e industrial valve end-users, EPC personnel, distributors,...

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VMA's Basics Course helps to fill industry skills gap.

Scheduled for Oct 18-20, VMA's Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits event begins with a day of general introduction to the industry as experts cover where valves are used, specific types, and basics of related equipment. Day 2 goes into detail about more complicated valves and related equipment such as how actuators work and what solenoid valves do. Day 3 delves deeper into issues such as fugitive...

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VMA to hold expanded valve basics course.

VMA's next Valve Basics Seminar & ExhibitsÂ- will be held Oct 21–23 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio-Riverwalk. The 101 portion of the course (Oct 21–22) consists of lessons that guide attendees through world of valves and systems they help control. New this year is the addition of a third day of programming (Oct 23), which features intermediate-level courses on topics such...

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Valve Basics Education Course set for Las Vegas.

Scheduled for Oct 30–31, Valves, Actuators & Controls 101 course brings together employees and supervisors of plants that use valves, actuators, and controls with distributors and sales reps who want to better understand products they sell. Lessons guide attendees through world of valves and systems they help control, starting with simplest types of valves and moving into more complicated...

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Valve Basics Education Course set for Kansas City.

Scheduled for April 2–3, 2014, VMA's Valves, Actuators and Controls 101 course brings together employees and supervisors of plants that use valves, actuators, and controls with distributors and sales reps who want to better understand the products they sell. Seminar consists of lessons that guide attendees through the world of valves and the systems they help control, starting with simplest...

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VMA releases Employment Snapshot Report.

During briefing at its 75th Anniversary Annual Meeting, VMA reported that the valve industry employs 50% more people than a decade ago and is expecting to add many more this year. VMA unveiled the Employment Snapshot ReportÂ- and discussed new trends affecting economic outlook of valve industry. More than half of responding member companies reported their domestic hiring was growing 5% this...

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Valve Basics Education Program expands to 2 days in New Orleans.

Valve Manufacturers Association's next Valves & Actuators 101 course will take place November 6–7, 2013 at Harrah's of New Orleans. This full 2-day seminar brings together employees and supervisors of plants that use valves, actuators, and controls with distributors and sales reps who want to better understand products they sell. Lessons guide attendees through valves and systems they help...

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Valve Shipments to grow 3% in 2013.

According to figures released by the Valve Manufacturers Association as part of its annual market forecast, shipments for U.S. industrial valve industry will grow 3%, increasing to nearly $4.3 billion. Increase marks fourth consecutive year of growth following recession, and exceeds industry’s previous 10-year peak in 2008. The membership is optimistic too, according to recent VMA monthly...

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Educational Program teaches about valve basics.

Targeting those who want to learn basics of industrial valves or expand their knowledge about products used to control flow, Valve Basics Seminar will be held in Denver, COÂ- from October 11–12, 2012. Valves and Actuators 101 course consists of lessons that guide attendees through valves and systems they help control. In addition to various sessions and tabletop exhibit, event will...

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