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Monday 15th February 2016

How to grow your professional network on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is a professional social network, therefore networking is one of the basic purpose of it. To make the most of it, you need to establish connections as a start and interact with them. We’ve already explained how to gain access to decision makers through LinkedIn. Here are a few more tips on how to grow your LinkedIn network.

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Monday 15th February 2016

ESA Market Statistics

The results of latest market analysis (Mechanical Seals for the forth quarter of 2015 and for ESA + FSA MSD for the second half of 2015) are in. They are available to all the companies participating in our periodical surveys and are covering various industry sectors. They provide currency value by country or region and enable participants to see market developments and trends.

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Monday 15th February 2016

Message from Mike Shorts, FSA President

As I am sure that most reading this will have some familiarity with the state of global industrial activity, there is no need to go into the impacts it seems to be having on many of us in the sealing device manufacturing sector. In North America, facility expansions and major maintenance projects are slowing but activities such as maintenance and day-to-day business opportunities remain somewhat steady. Though many of our business constraints are tightening, FSA members are standing united in their support of the Association and the benefits to which current activities are bringing their individual companies. FSA members are proud of the work that is being accomplished in various departments within the Association and are seeing the value that all of the hard work over the past several years is precipitating.

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Monday 15th February 2016

Latest digital communication channels statistics

Read latest newsletter, website and LinkedIn channels statistics.

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Monday 15th February 2016

News from Mechanical Seals Division

Mechanical Seals Division is working on updates of EHEDG DOC 25 on Design of mechanical seals and aseptic applications, preparing a Position Paper on opened questions by EC Regulation No 1935/2004, Article 16 and has prepared the ESA Position Statement on ATEX Directive 94/9/EC.

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Monday 15th February 2016

Valve World article: Primary flange forces

The new article written for Valve World will be released in March issue. Randy Wacker took a somewhat global perspective on the subject of flange forces, and the role they play in creating and maintaining the successful sealing of bolted flange connections (BFC).

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Monday 15th February 2016

Fluid Sealing 2016: special deal for ESA Members

The ESA is supporting the 2016 Fluid Sealing conference. We will present one of Keynote Speeches and have a stand at the Exhibition during the event. If you wish to attend, there is a special deal for ESA Members – you can send two delegates for the price of one.

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Monday 15th February 2016

Development of the low-temperature testing programme

The recent work of the Elastomeric & Polymeric Seals Division has centred upon the development of a method of determining low temperature sealing capabilities.

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Monday 15th February 2016

Survey Results

On behalf of the Executive Committee we would like to thank all those members and non members who took part in the recent survey. I know surveys can be tedious and time consuming but it’s one method of gauging which way to steer the ESA for the future. We intend to use the results of the survey to develop a strategy for the ESA  together with short and long term goals. We’ve never undertaken such an exercise before but it was definitely worthwhile and something that will be undertaken again.

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Monday 15th February 2016

Update from Standards and Legislation Director

Standards and Legislation workgroup continues work on several projects, such as Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA), Potable Water European standards, BS 4371.

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Tuesday 22nd December 2015

ESA's New Year Message

2015 has been a great year for the ESA with some strong progress in a number of areas. We have developed ESA’s first specification to be formally recognized as an International Standard - EN 16752 ‘Centrifugal Pumps – Test Procedure for Seal Packings’. Following on from this, we have also started working on our Potable Water Standard Project with a view to creating a new International Standard. We also continued our efforts, together with FSA, to ensure Sealing Devices would be included in the Environmental Goods Act (EGA).

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Monday 21st December 2015

Building thought leadership with posting on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a professional network that connects more than 400 million registered members around the world. By publishing useful and meaningful content for your peers in this network, you can give yourself a voice and become a though leader within a target group that matters most for your carrier and work.

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