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MRC Global Celebrates 100th Anniversary

MRC Global Inc. is celebrating their 100th year in business. On February 15, 1921, McJunkin Supply Company was founded in the hills of West Virginia, and over the next 100 years, companies from around...
19 February 2021
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Demand rises for nuclear metal tubing

Currently, nuclear energy makes up approximately 10% of the world’s electric power generation, with global demand showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, the figures are rising as people search for...
18 February 2021
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Superior Tube appoints product quality manager

Steven Alai has joined global precision metal tubing manufacturer, Superior Tube, as the new Level III Product Quality Manager. He will work closely with the Production, Quality, Product Development, and...
16 February 2021
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Offshore essential valve material selection challenges

Material corrosion is a significant risk and costly phenomenon in the offshore sector of the oil and gas industry. The offshore environment is a chloride containing marine atmosphere that can cause severe...
16 February 2021
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Controle Mesure Systemes: Rotating Eddy Current head

Controle Mesure Systemes, a company with locations in Europe and the U.S. has been designing and manufacturing Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) systems for nearly 35 years. Specialized in Eddy Current and...
15 February 2021
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Sandvik to acquire DSI Underground

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire DSI Underground, the global leader in ground support and reinforcement products, systems and solutions for the underground mining and tunneling industries. The...
12 February 2021
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Weld purge monitoring: Do it remotely

The exposure to oxygen during the welding process on alloys such as stainless steel will result in discoloration and can severely reduce corrosion resistance properties. It is therefore crucial that the...
10 February 2021
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CRA names new business development manager

Corrosion Resistant Alloys, LP (CRA), a global manufacturer of high-grade corrosion resistant alloy tubes, has appointed Tom W. Slaughter in a business development and advisory role. Headquartered in Houston,...
09 February 2021
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Pfinodal® shaped components for demanding applications

AMETEK SMP has led the industry in the production of Pfinodal® shaped components with specific physical properties that are advantageous for tri-cone drill bits in demanding rock bit bearing applications....
08 February 2021
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Completed acquisition of CGTech by Sandvik

Sandvik has completed the previously announced acquisition of U.S.-based CGTech, a global market leader in software for numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification and optimization. In 2019, CGTech...
05 February 2021