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News Category: Valves News
Apr 15, 2019
Rotork actuators deployed at crude storage facility in UK
VALVES NEWS
Mar 25, 2019
A council in New South Wales (NSW), Australia has announced it will become one of the first councils in the state to trial a new water pipe leak reduction technology. Bryon Shire Council will test the technology, which has been proven to offer a 40% reduction in... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 22, 2019
A research team from Saarland University in Germany has developed self-regulating valves and motorless pumps made from electroactive silicone film, which offer enhanced functionality in industrial applications. Led by Professor Stefan Seelecke, the researchers are able to control the responsiveness of the valve by sending electrical pulses... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 21, 2019
UK-based flow control equipment manufacturer Oxford Flow has signed a distributor agreement with GCG Engineering Service to supply pressure reducing valves and gas pressure regulators to oil, gas and water industries in the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC). Oxford Flow’s patented valve technology features only one moving part,... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 20, 2019
Rotork has announced that its IQ3 intelligent multi-turn electric actuators are being used in solar-powered control stations for water gathering pipelines in the US. The intelligent systems ‘allow for the remote operation of single-stage isolation and modulating valves’ to control water flows in a high-pressure pipeline network,... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 26, 2019
Global manufacturing group Andronaco Industries is investing $3.3 million (€2.9 million) to move its Oklahoma-based valve supplier subsidiary Conley Composite to Kentwood in west Michigan, Grand Rapids Business Journal (GPBJ) reports. With the expansion, Andronaco plans to purchase and rehabilitate an existing 30,000-square-foot building. The... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 19, 2019
Jon Kestner, Product Manager, Regulators and Valves, Swagelok Company on Why the Flow Coefficient Isn’t Very Helpful A regulator’s main purpose is to maintain steady pressure in a fluid system application – preferably across the application’s full range of anticipated flow rates. To help confirm that... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 4, 2019
Bonomi has added new stainless steel and carbon steel 2-way flanged direct mount wafer pattern valves to its range of Valpres products. According to the company, the wafer ball valves feature an ISO 5211 direct mounting pad which allows actuators to mount straight onto the valve, in... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 11, 2019
Finnish company Metso announced that it will be investing into a new greenfield valve technology centre in Jiaxing, China. The facility will begin operations in spring 2020, serving both the local and global markets. “This is an exciting day for both Metso and our valve customers in various... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 19, 2018
Finnish machinery firm Metso announced that it has delivered the first set of valves with parts created using 3D printing from its Helsinki plant. The valves include 3D printed metal components that, according to Metso, allow the valves to perform in a particularly demanding application where they... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 13, 2018
Emerson has announced the acquisition of Advanced Engineering Valves (A.E Valves), claiming it will create the ‘broadest portfolio of valves and critical isolation technologies serving the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry'. A.E. Valves is a manufacturer of valve technology aimed at helping LNG customers operate more efficiently.... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 11, 2018
CO2 extraction company Vitalis Extraction Technology (Vitalis) announced that it has received its first patent for a flow control valve, according to a public release provided by media outlet Cision. Patent US10143937 involves the design of a cyclone separator and superfluid extraction system with a... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Metso Corporation has extended the availability of its valve solutions in Denmark by signing a new agreement with Grønbech & Sønner. According to an announcement from Finnish company Metso, the distributor agreement will see Grønbech & Sønner provide the ‘entire breadth’ of Metso’s valve products and related... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
Industrial valve and pump manufacturer Flowrox has acquired NovaTek, a Swedish filtration technology company. In a statement, Finnish company Flowrox claims that the acquisition will expand its product offering, including filter maintenance and spare parts services, as well as a growing variety of automation and accompanying services. "Flowrox... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 20, 2018
Weir Group has announced the integration of its Delta Industrial valves manufacturing operation into the company’s facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Prior to the integration, Weir’s St. Louis facility only manufactured Lewis pumps and valves, for the sulphuric acid industries. According to a statement, the decision to relocate... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 20, 2018
An Italian subsidiary of Velan has been awarded contracts for the supply of three different types of valve to Singapore’s MODEC Offshore Production Systems, it was announced in late July. Scheduled for delivery by early 2019, according to a statement, the order represents a sales value of... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 2, 2018
In a bid to extend its valve solution portfolio and address a ‘wider scope of customer needs in flow control’, Metso has acquired the valve automation division of India-based Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers. Following the acquisition, Metso says a range of valves, actuators, limit switches and pneumatics... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Oct 19, 2018
San Francisco news outlet, SFGate, reported that a utility house that contains valves for a Chevron, US-based gas supplier, pipeline that runs through the San Francisco area caught fire in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after a power line structure fell onto it. Described by the report as... [Read More]