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Mar 1, 2018
US valve association sees limited growth for 2018
VALVES NEWS
Feb 19, 2018
The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) has led to sales increases and cost savings for Weir, and has been classed as ‘outstanding’ by an independent panel. From 2014 to 2017, Weir Valves worked with Professor Rakesh Mishra from the University of Huddersfield on a project to “design, develop... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 13, 2018
The valve and actuator specialist said that the new facility comes as part of an effort to consolidate growth in the UK by expanding its actuated valve workshop and warehouse facilities. The 360m2 building, called the Bonomi Actuation Centre, doubles the company’s pallet racking space. Bonomi hopes... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 5, 2018
After the deal, the company hopes to get around £7 million in revenue from its valve business in 2018. Denholm Valvecare is a division of the Scottish company Denholm Oilfield Services, an operator in areas including asset maintenance, energy logistics and precision engineering. Out of the 4,000... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 6, 2017
A water treatment facility in Olathe, Kansas, has deployed a novel solution to a valve access problem. The gravity filter plant houses 18 butterfly valves in an area beneath a walkway, making access and operation of the actuators a complicated task. Recent rehabilitation work at the facility... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 5, 2017
Valve design emphasises low-maintenance and self-reliability. Mueller Water Products, a manufacturer of water distribution control valves, has introduced the Singer 106/206 PGM-2PR-630-SM Pressure Management Valve with Integral Backup. Designed for reliability, the valve hydraulically manages pressure to “reduce water loss, save money and prevent pressure spikes... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 29, 2017
Sofis is to supply 4,500 Netherlock valve interlocks to an EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor in Kuwait. It is ‘one of the largest’ valve interlock orders of the last ten years, according to a press release from the valve operations specialist. The EPC contractor is delivering... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 28, 2017
Bürkert has launched a new valve island for control cabinets, which the company claims boosts process reliability. The new AirLINE (Type 8652) has been designed for use in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and food and beverage applications, as well as in water treatment. According to a Bürkert statement, the... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 22, 2017
Emerson has launched a new line of knife gate valves designed specifically for challenging mid-service mining applications. According to Emerson, the new Clarkson SU10R polyurethane knife gate valves aim to deliver a solution to the abrasion and corrosion conditions that affect mid-service mining applications, while increasing reliability... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 20, 2017
Hubli, India based Weir BDK will supply Indian EPC contractor M/S Tata Projects with £1.4 million (€1.6 million) worth of butterfly valves. The valves will be installed in the Sri Damodaram Sanjeeviah thermal power station, a coal-based facility with 1600MW capacity near Andhra Pradesh. As part of... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 10, 2017
Finland-based company Metso has received four major valve orders for the oil and gas industry from Chinese petrochemical customers. The total value of the orders and company names are not being disclosed. All the companies are in the top ten petrochemical companies in China.   Metso's HangPheng Tan, VP... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 9, 2017
Well-Centric, a well-known specialist in well integrity and production technology solutions for the oil and gas industry, will launch a new compact milling tool at the SPE ICoTA Well Intervention Conference in Aberdeen, Scotland, this month. The Well-Centric Gate Valve Milling Tool is a milling tool designed... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Oct 27, 2017
A valve management system has significantly reduced the operational and financial risk exposure for a major tank storage provider. Valve operation specialist Sofis installed the solution to reduce the risk of incorrect valve line-up at Oiltanking Malta. “Everyone in the oil and gas industry is aware of the... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Oct 11, 2017
Karel Velan, founder of major Canadian valve manufacturer Velan, has passed away. Born in Poland in 1918, Mr Velan’s death came just a few months before his 100th birthday. According to a statement from the company, Mr Velan peacefully passed away in his sleep while being treated... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Oct 3, 2017
Ultravalve, a process valve and RPZ valve specialist owned by Bonomi, has supplied valves for a ground-breaking district heat project in Greenwich, London. Based in the Midlands, Ultravalve is the exclusive UK partner for Vexve, a Finnish valves manufacturer specialising in district heating and cooling valves. Ultravalve... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Sep 19, 2017
Emerson has expanded the ASCO Numatics 580 Series electronics platform with the introduction of an IO-Link communication option. Designed for use with the ASCO Numatics 500 Series valve islands, the new IO-Link module has been created to give machine automation designers a convenient, cost effective and reliable... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Sep 11, 2017
Italian manufacturer Bonomi has announced the expansion of its Valpres ball valve range with the introduction of API 608 Floating Ball Valves. API 608 is a standard which exceeds the requirements set by ASME B16.34, meaning the ball valves can comfortably handle the rigorous requirements of the... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Sep 11, 2017
Schubert & Salzer Control Systems has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art training centre, aimed at new customers and current users of their products. This new facility at the company’s premises in Ingolstadt, Germany, makes a striking impression thanks to its unique architecture. At the heart... [Read More]