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Mar 24, 2016
Emerson introduces wirelessly-monitored storage tank safety valves
VALVES NEWS
Mar 21, 2016
Bürkert Fluid Control Systems has launched the latest incarnation of its diaphragm valve body that has been manufactured using hydroforming technology to deliver a number of benefits. Designed for use in hygienic process applications, the new tube valve body meets the latest standards for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, as... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 9, 2016
The global actuator market is set to reach $7.47 billion (€6.8bn) in 2020, growing at a CAGR of about 4%, according to the latest market study released by Technavio. The report categorizes the global actuator market into three major product segments, namely pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric. Pneumatic actuators are devices... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 1, 2016
Danfoss, a supplier of industrial refrigeration technologies, is set to unveil two multifunction control valves that deliver reductions in cost, energy, and servicing and maintenance times. Danfoss ICF multifunction control valves serve as a replacement for most conventional mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronically operated valves on the market. They... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 24, 2016
The US-based A&B Valve and Piping Systems has been acquired by a pair of Houston entrepreneurs. Don Poarch and Joe Swinbank, co-founders of the Sprint Companies, bought Louisiana-headquartered A&B at an undisclosed price. A&B supplies pipe, valves, and fittings to the energy, petrochemical, power and industrial sector. Plans are to continue... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 15, 2016
Hantemp Controls, a US-based manufacturer of stainless steel valves and controls for the food and beverage industries, has expanded its line of ball valves for corrosive and harsh environments. Featuring all stainless steel construction ensuring high resistance to corrosion, the Cobra-Neck ball valves are now available in... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 11, 2016
UK-based Parker Bestobell Marine, a manufacturer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) cryogenic valves, will supply cryogenic globe and check valves for five floating storage regasification units (FSRUs). Hoegh LNG, operator of the FSRUs, owns and operates floating LNG import terminals worldwide, but these FSRUs are being built... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 9, 2016
World demand for industrial valves is projected to climb 4.3% annually through 2019 to $98.5 billion (€87.7bn), a new market study says. According to market research company Freedonia, market advances will be stimulated by growth in chemicals and other process manufacturing output, electric power generation, and construction... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 3, 2016
Hillenbrand, a US-based manufacturing company, has completed the acquisition of Red Valve Co. for a purchase price of $131.9 million (€120.7m) in cash, including $3.3 million for related real estate.    Based in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, Red Valve is a global valve manufacturer for harsh municipal and industrial wastewater... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 2, 2016
Private US equity firm May River Capital has acquired Hunt Valve, a fluid power engineering company specialising in severe duty valves and components. May River plans to invest in the company to build a platform that will accelerate the company’s profitable growth. Brad Sterner, Hunt Valve’s new president... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 29, 2016
AS-Schneider, a German industrial valves specialist, has received the Fire Safe Approval for its E Series valves and manifolds. The approval, granted by the international testing and certification body TÜV SÜD, certifies that the E Series valves perform safely and reliably in shut-off duties also in case... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 18, 2016
Following a formal tender process, water utility Scottish Water has awarded the framework agreement for new valve actuators to Rotork Controls. The new six-year agreement, following the expiration of Scottish Water’s previous supply contract, appoints Rotork as the sole supplier of new actuators to Scottish Water and... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 12, 2016
Valve manufacturer Rotork has acquired Oklahoma-based Roto Hammer and added a range of valve chainwheels to its valve mounting kits offered under the Rotork Valvekits name. The Roto Hammer range of chainwheel products enables hard-to-reach and stubborn manually operated valves to be operated without risk of injury. Rotork... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 17, 2015
Rotork has introduced a new model in its IQ range of non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators with an optimised combination of valve stem diameter acceptance and torque output. The new IQ19 actuator facilitates economical automation of valves and penstocks typically found in the water and effluent treatment industries. The... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 16, 2015
Metso will supply hundreds of valves for Kotkamills’ mill in Kotka, Finland, where the current printing paper machine will be rebuilt to produce environmentally friendly consumer board grades. The new production line will be commissioned in the second quarter of 2016. ‘Our requirements for the valves used in... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 7, 2015
Rotork Skilmatic electro-hydraulic valve actuators have been ordered for increased safety emergency shutdown duties on two new oil pipelines in China. Owned by the China National Petroleum Corporation, the Mahui and Yunnan Pipelines are attached to the network bringing oil and gas to China from offshore fields... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 1, 2015
The JSC Taneco Oil Refining and Petrochemical complex located in Nizhnekamsk, Russia has purchased Auma’s new actuation solution for lift plug valves. The established supplier of modular, electric actuation technology supplied actuators for 28 lift plug valves to SchuF, an international industrial valve company. Construction of the refinery... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 17, 2015
Power plant valve purchases will remain at a high level in 2016 thanks to continued construction of new coal-fired power plants in Asia, says a recent market study by the McIlvaine Company. China, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Japan are expected to be the driving forces for the valve... [Read More]