SPX Flow opened two bolting rental service centers in Louisiana. Located in the cities of Sulphur and Gonzales, the facilities offer calibration services for pump gauges, torque wrenches, clicker wrenches and pneumatic torque guns. The bolting systems solutions are used in the energy sector for downstream oil-and-gas applications, including reactors, valves, vessels and flanged connections; upstream subsea pipelines and blowout preventer (BOP) and nipple-up applications; and power generation applications such as turbine generators and crossover piping. Contact the centers by sending an email to louisiana@spxboltingsystems.com

Dri-Air Industries has completed a significant addition at its headquarters and manufacturing facility in East Windsor, Conn. The expansion increases the company’s manufacturing and warehousing capacity by about 50 percent and improves space for in-stock components.

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) will integrate the widely used ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards into its forthcoming Common Regulatory Framework on Cybersecurity (CRF). The industrial automation and control systems cybersecurity standards are developed primarily by the ISA99 committee of the International Society of Automation (ISA).

The Thermoforming Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers issued a call for nominations for the annual Thermoformer of the Year Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the thermoforming industry in a technical, educational or managerial capacity. The nomination deadline is March 31. Learn more at www.thermoformingdivision.com.

The “Interface in the Field” white paper from Magnetrol offers insights to help engineers optimize processes and increase uptime in their operations. Visit www.magnetrol.com under the Downloads section to review the tips.

Joel Judkins

Oklahoma Boiler Equipment, a subsidiary of Superior Boiler Technologies Inc., Hutchinson, Kan., named Joel Judkins as the company’s director of sales. Oklahoma Boiler is authorized to sell on behalf of Superior Boiler, Power Flame, Tektube, Siemens Combustion Controls and Heatsponge, among others.

The quality management system of boiler and chiller cleaning systems maker Goodway Technologies received ISO 9001:2015 certification. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is based on a number of quality management principles, including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement. Goodway Technologies was assessed and certified by SAI Global, a third-party standards certification body.


Metso will invest in a new greenfield valve technology center in Jiaxing, China. The new technology center will start operations in spring 2020 and will serve the local and global markets.