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VMA to Hold Valve Basics Course at Houston Area Safety Council


VMA to Hold Valve Basics Course at Houston Area Safety Council

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) will hold its Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2018, at the Houston Area Safety Council (HASC) in Pasadena, Texas. 

The three-day Valve Basics program includes the highly acclaimed "Valves, Actuators & Controls 101" course, which features 15 individual lessons designed for professionals in the early stages of their careers. End users, EPC personnel, distributors, manufacturers, suppliers and other professionals working with industrial valves will benefit from attendance. 

Course attendees will gain basic knowledge of the following: Linear (Multi-turn) Valves, Check Valves, Quarter-turn Valves, Pressure-relief Valves, Actuators, Controls, Solenoid Valves, Control Valves, Valve Packings & Fugitive Emissions, Valve Materials, Critical Service Applications, Electric Actuator Asset Management, Feedback & Monitoring, and Valve Repairs. 

The HASC is a state-of-the-art training facility where attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a popular hands-on learning experience known as the "Valve Petting Zoo." 

More than 2,000 people have attended VMA's Valve Basics courses since the program's inception in 2009. This event is open to members and non-members of the VMA.  

Find out more by visiting VMA online and register by Aug. 31 to receive an early-bird discount.  

About VMA:  Founded in 1938, the Valve Manufacturers Association of America is a trade association that represents the interests of nearly 100 North American manufacturers of valves, actuators and controls. Collectively, members account for approximately 80 percent of the total industrial valve shipments out of U.S. and Canadian facilities. VMA is headquartered in Washington, D.C. 

About HASC: The Houston Area Safety Council (HASC) is a 501(c)3 trade association that serves the Texas Gulf Coast region and beyond with comprehensive offerings including consistent and verifiable training for employers. 

Media Contact: Kelly Watson, 832-871-4188,

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