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Jul 11, 2019
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Jul 10, 2019
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CIRCOR has recently confirmed that Crane has put forward a revised tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of CIRCOR common stock for $48 (€42.7) per share in cash. Crane’s initial unsolicited offer of $45 per share in cash, made in May, was rejected by CIRCOR. CIRCOR’s board of directors will now review and evaluate the revised offer from Crane,... [Read More]

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Jul 2, 2019
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CIRCOR International brand Leslie Controls will now offer replacement Kylie-Mueller valves through CIRCOR’s channel partner network, the company has announced. Operators in the oil and gas and hydroelectric industries will now be able to replace Kylie-Mueller’s GTB and GTW control valves with substitutes manufactured by OEMs. Kylie-Mueller’s offering... [Read More]

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Jul 1, 2019
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Zahroof Valves (ZVI) has partnered with Burckhardt Compression Services to enable the provision of ZVI’s valves to nations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The new agreement will allow Burckhardt to offer ZVI products within the GCC, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain. Under the terms of the partnership, Burckhardt... [Read More]

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Jun 27, 2019
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Dutch tank storage company Vopak has partnered with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) company TWTG to install valve sensors at Vopak’s terminals in the Port of Rotterdam. This is the first pilot of TWTG valve sensors, which will be installed across Vopak’s 68 terminals with over 250,000 valves in different variations. The IIoT sensors aim to improve employee... [Read More]

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Jun 25, 2019
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Rotork has announced that its intelligent electric actuators are being used to control penstock gates at a sewage treatment plant (STP) in Australia. The company’s IQ3 multi-turn electric actuators are installed on eight penstock gate valves, controlling the flow of wastewater entering the plant in Murrumba Downs in Queensland, Australia. The end user, Unitywater,... [Read More]

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Jun 24, 2019
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Metso has announced its decision to develop the businesses of Minerals and Flow Control segments separately, in addition to the appointment of Olli Isotalo as president of the Valves business area. The announcement was made after the board of directors ‘defined its view on the company’s portfolio strategy’, deciding to develop the two businesses as separate... [Read More]

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Jun 12, 2019
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Flow control product manufacturer CIRCOR has signed an investment agreement to build a new facility in the Weihai Economic & Technological Development Zone (ETDZ). The agreement supports CIRCOR’s strategy to support customers in China and Asia Pacific. “CIRCOR has a long relationship with Weihai ETDZ and we are excited to work together in expanding our... [Read More]

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Jun 12, 2019
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Actuated valves manufacturer Valworx has announced the introduction a new line of PVC butterfly valves, which feature lightweight PVC body construction with a polypropylene (PP) disc. The valves are NSF 61 certified for potable drinking water. Other features include expanded size range, with valve diameters from 2–12 inches; actuator-ready with 316 stainless steel;... [Read More]

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Jun 11, 2019
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US-based API valves manufacturer CORTEC has been audited and approved as an API 6D licensed manufacturer, the company has announced. The API specification defines requirements for the design, manufacturing, assembly, testing and documentation of ball, check, gate and plug valves for pipeline and piping systems for petroleum and natural gas industries. The licence will... [Read More]

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Jun 10, 2019
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Global manufacturing and industrial equipment supplier SPX Flow has announced the availability of a range of flow control solutions for liquid terminals and tank storage applications. The company offers mixers and valves, which contribute to efficient, economical and safe distribution of liquid commodities in facilities around the world. The storage of crude oil results... [Read More]

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Jun 4, 2019
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Oil and gas engineering services provider Plexus Holdings has announced the formation of the Plexus Pressure Control (PPC) joint venture (JV), which will exclusively supply surface production xmas trees and wellhead annulus outlet valves. Following the sale of the company’s jack-up exploration wellhead rental division to TechnipFMC last year, the formation of the... [Read More]

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Jun 3, 2019
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Valve specialist GEMÜ has announced the launch of electrical position indicators for manually and pneumatically operated quarter turn valves. In order to automate process plants, GEMÜ’s limit switch box detects the valve position of quarter turn valves, signalled by an optical indication and transmitted to the plant control system. The position indicator... [Read More]

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May 31, 2019
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Weir Valves & Controls USA (WVC USA) has successfully completed the audit process and has been recommended for continued certification to ISO 9001:2015 standards, the company announced. The Quality Policy Manual and related procedures have been reviewed for compliance and all employees have been trained on the updated manual. The scope of the company's... [Read More]

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May 30, 2019
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Rotork has announced that its intelligent full-turn electric actuators have been supplied to a customer’s upstream shale gas production wells in the US. The company’s IQTF actuators provide reliable flow control for oil and gas operations, with accuracy to 0.3% and resolution to 0.1%. The US customer has ordered the actuators to carry out modulating duties... [Read More]

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May 28, 2019
Valves
AMERICAN Flow Control, the valve and hydrant division of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, has announced the formation of a company dedicated to research and development. The company, which will be known as AMERICAN Innovation, plans to build the AMERICAN Flow Control Center for Innovative Excellence in Crawfordsville, Indiana, with construction slated to start in summer... [Read More]


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