Flowserve Expands Educational Service Capabilities in Partnership With Texas-Based Lamar University
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced today the opening of a new Learning Resource Center (LRC) on the Lamar University campus in Beaumont, Texas. The new LRC will provide Flowserve customers and Lamar University students with the opportunity to engage with Flowserve’s innovative products and technology through hands-on, lab-based learning experiences.
Flowserve’s dedicated team of certified trainers will facilitate product demonstrations and simulations, as well as leverage other training tools, to deepen participants’ understanding of Flowserve’s flow control systems. Based on the level of training, participants may be eligible to receive professional development or educational credits following completion.
“We are excited about partnering with Lamar University and the mutual opportunities this relationship will bring,” said Lamar Duhon, president, aftermarket services and solutions. “The Learning Resource Center will help us better connect with and support our customers, especially those in the Gulf Coast region of Texas and Louisiana, while furthering the education and development of Lamar University’s future innovators.”
To learn more about Flowserve’s educational services, visit Flowserve.com at www.flowserve.com/en/services/service-capabilities/education-training/about-educational-services/.
About Flowserve: Flowserve Corp. is one of the world’s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in more than 55 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services. More information about Flowserve can be obtained by visiting the company’s Web site at www.flowserve.com.
About Lamar University: With more than 100 degree options and home to more than 17,000 students, Lamar University is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU also is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas.
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