Volume 3, Issue 3
Fall 2011

In This Issue:


  • Social Media A Growing Trend in Industrial Marketplace






Social Media A Growing Trend In The Industrial Marketplace

Social Media A Growing Trend In The Industrial MarketplaceAlthough research has shown that B2B social media is relatively slow to take off in the industrial sector, new trends indicate that more and more companies and individuals in this market are jumping on the social media bandwagon.

Social media is a tool that is still being honed in our marketplace, allowing industrial companies to provide immediate and relevant information to their customers. But what are customers looking for, and where are they looking for it?

According to our own surveys and other research, the majority use LinkedIn but mostly for networking purposes. As for mainstream social media platforms, most are cutting their teeth on Facebook, with Twitter not too far in the distance. Other platforms are starting to gain traction, including Google+, Hi5 and StumbleUpon.

Users want solid, meaningful content including new product information, blogs, product updates and technical videos, with relevant industry news and promotions thrown into the mix.

Although the industrial market has been hesitant in embracing it, in this information-on-demand  environment signs indicate that social media will continue to grow in virtually every sector. It’s an excellent tool to connect customers and companies, create an open communication forum, and further enhance customer service capabilities.

If you have not had an opportunity to do so, click on the social media links above and connect with us on these sites!

Sheryl Pritt
Marketing Manager

  Product Focus
  • Corrosion-resistant PP glass fiber reinforced upper housing and PP, PVC or PVDF lower housing
  • Teflon™ coated EPDM diaphragms are standard
  • 100% non-metallic construction for maximum chemical and temperature compatibility
  • 625/626 Series
  • 640 Series (via software)


Type 5 polymer diaphragm sealType 5 Polymer Diaphragm Seal

Our new Type 5 Seal is ideal for wastewater and chemical feed applications, as well as most applications with a corrosive media. This seal protects pressure or vacuum instruments used on ultra-pure or highly corrosive fluid lines such as demineralized water, sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid, and caustics.

Applications include wastewater and chemical feed, deionized water systems, reverse osmosis systems, desalinization systems and electroplating.


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  • 2, 2½, 3½, 4 and 4½ inch sizes
  • Brass or stainless steel case
  • Dry or liquid filled - optional fill fluids include glycerine, glycerine-H2OD and silicone



Vapor Actuated Remote Thermometers

Vapor actuated remote thermometerThese thermometers indicate media temperature using a temperature-actuated liquid in the sensing element and a highly accurate, high quality pressure gauge. As the media temperature increases, the capillary fill fluid vaporizes, increasing pressure in the Bourdon tube to activate the movement and pointer for proper indication

Ranges are available from -40° to 60° F/C through 50° to 400° F/C, with bottom, back or lower back connections. Mounting options include front or rear flange, bezel, and u-clamp.


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  • We also provide a needle valve for manual actuation/
    shut-off when required


Customized Alarm/Shut-Off Solutions for Vehicle Suppression Systems

Customized Alarm/Shut-Off Solutions for Vehicle Suppression SystemsThis new flyer is now available in pdf format, and provides information on our complete sub-assembly package with pressure switch, solenoid valve connector and wiring harness - simple to order, cost-effective and ready to plug and play.

Download a PDF


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  • Well Servicing
  • Upstream
  • Downstream
  • Offshore
  • Service Vehicles


Measurement Solutions For the Oil & Gas Industry

Measurement Solutions For The Oil and Gas IndustryNow available in both pdf and printed formats, this new brochure showcases our broad offering of instrumentation for the oil & gas industry; including conventional and unconventional oil & gas plays such as oil sands, coal bed, shale and offshore. 

Download a PDF

Order a Brochure


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Application Insight

For more information, please contact your local NOSHOK distributor.


APPLICATION: Remote pressure measurement on service vehicles including blending, frac, cementing, wireline, workover etc.

SOLUTION: FM, CSA and ATEX approved NOSHOK Pressure Transducers and Transmitters in explosion-proof and intrinsically safe versions provide highly reliable performance.

APPLICATION: Pump pressure measurement on mud logging units at drilling locations

SOLUTION: NOSHOK hazardous environment approved Pressure Transmitters provide highly accurate pump pressure measurement

APPLICATION: Switching control of the liquid passing from tanks to the discharge hose on liquid additive trailers

SOLUTION: NOSHOK 500 Series MAG Switches protect the integrity of the hoses through which the liquid passes from the tanks to the discharge hose

APPLICATION:Pressure measurement on mobile and stationary equipment control panels

SOLUTION: NOSHOK provides a full offering of vibration, shock, pulsation and chemical resistant Pressure Gauges and hazardous environment approved Transducers and Transmitters

APPLICATION: Control Systems on cementing trucks, valve test benches, valve actuator panels, and chemical injection skids

SOLUTION: NOSHOK heavy-duty Pressure Gauges and Transmitters, along with our complete range of block and bleed needle valves provide accurate measurement and control

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Certificate of Compliance for the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), for our needle and manifold valves
ARRA Compliance Certificate

Secure Website

Network Solutions NetSecureIf you've visited our website www.noshok.com recently you may have noticed a new icon in the lower left corner. This icon indicates that all web pages on our site are now certified by Network Solutions to contain no viruses. The site is scanned once every 24 hours to ensure a continually secure status.

ARRA Compliance

Effective August 22, 2011, NOSHOK has received our Certificate of Compliance for the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), for our needle and manifold valves.

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Busy Summer For The NOSHOK Soccer Team

The NOSHOK Co-ed International FC competed in local and out of state tournaments over the past three consecutive weekends.

NOSHOK Co-ed International Football ClubThe team traveled to San Diego in early July for a two day tournament and lost in the semifinal match after outscoring all 56 teams in three matches the previous day.

The team then competed in the 2011 ERC Corporate Challenge in mid July for the third year and again went undefeated in all 5 matches for a third championship. Lastly, the team recently competed in a single day cash prize tournament against 14 college teams finishing up the morning group games 2-2 and securing a fourth seed for the single elimination tournament bracket in the afternoon.

After a grueling playoff run in the 90 degree afternoon sun, the team advanced to the championship match ending even at 0-0, forcing a penalty kick shootout with Case Western Reserve University to finish as runner-ups.

NCIFC improves its overall record to 83-13-3 since March 2008 and 31-4 for the 2011 tournament season winning four out of six championships. NCIFC would like to thank its corporate sponsors for their ongoing support. The NOSHOK soccer team is sponsored by Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, C.H. Robinson International, Frontline Soccer Shop, Global Technical Recruiters and Adecco.

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  Tech Tip
Q: What is the difference between the proof pressure and burst pressure transducer specifications?
Proof pressure, which is higher than the full scale pressure point, is the limit that you can go to without affecting the performance and calibration of the transducer. The burst pressure, on the other hand, is the limit that you can go to before there is pressure chamber rupture and damage. An overload limit specification used sometimes means that proof and burst ratings are identical.
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  Customer Connection


Motorola XoomCongratulations!

Congratulations to Robert Wantuck of K-D Fluid Power Corporation - he won the XOOM in our social media survey drawing!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the survey, and keep your eyes open for more great prizes in upcoming issues of The Pointer!

Click here to provide your testimonial, input and/or suggestions regarding NOSHOK products or services.

Job Interview Question

You are driving along in your car on a wild, stormy night. You pass by a bus stop, and you see three people waiting for the bus:

1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.
2. An old friend who once saved your life.
3. The perfect man (or) woman you have been dreaming about.

Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing that there could only be one passenger in your car. Think before you continue reading. This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part of a job application.

You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first; or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to pay him back. However, you may never be able to find your perfect soul mate again.

The candidate who was hired (out of 200 applicants) had no trouble coming up with his answer. He simply answered: "I would give the car keys to my old friend, and let him take the lady to the hospital. I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the woman of my dreams".

Never forget to "Think Outside of the Box!"


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For more information on NOSHOK products, please visit our website at www.noshok.com
Contact: Sheryl Pritt, Mktg. Manager, 1010 West Bagley Road, Berea, Ohio 44017
440-243-0888 x220, spritt@noshok.com