OMB site launched

OMB Valves group announces the opening of its new website, www.ombvalves.com.

SSF to exhibit at Valve World

As a long-standing supplier to the valve industry world-wide, Stainless Steel Fasteners will once again be exhibiting at Valve World 2002.

Ticona expands capacity

Ticona, the technical polymers unit of Celanese AG, has expanded its North American compounding capability by adding 20% more capacity at its plant in Shelby, NC, and 30% more capacity at its plant in Florence, Kentucky, USA.

New sealing website

Parker Hannifin’s Seal Group has launched www.parofluor.com, a multi-industry website that features technical information about high-performance Parofluor Series Advanced Perfluorinated Elastomer materials.

New book about fieldbus technology

A new book from the Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society presents information on how to apply fieldbus technology for process control.

Four firms vie for Chinese gas

General Electric Co, Alstom, Siemens AG and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have been shortlisted to supply power generating equipment for 10 gas-fired power plants across China as part of the country's west-east gas project.

South Pars enters final bidding stage

Iran will hold its last negotiating session with the two final bidders for phases 9 and 10 of the South Pars gas field in Tehran later this week.

Subsea production system for Statoil

FMC Technologies Inc. has announced that a unit of its FMC Energy Systems business has been awarded a contract to provide a complete subsea production system for a Statoil project in the North Sea.

Lurgi to supply Austrian plant

Lurgi Energie und Entsorgung GmbH (Ratingen, Germany) has won the order for the supply and construction of the combustion part of a residue processing and sewage sludge incineration plant designed to produce district heat for Vienna, Fernwärme Wien/WSO4.

New president for Jacobs

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced that Craig Martin has been promoted to the position of President effective July 15, 2002.