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May 23, 2019
Crane makes hostile takeover bid for valve manufacturer CIRCOR
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May 21, 2019
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Flow equipment manufacturer Metso will offer a range of its valve and service solutions for a wide variety of process industries at the Industrial Valve Summit (IVS), which takes place this week in Bergamo, Italy. The company will showcase a range of products including control valves, on/off valves and emergency shutdown (ESD) valves. Metso experts will also be available... [Read More]

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May 13, 2019
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Valve manufacturer Leslie Controls, a CIRCOR brand, has announced an offering of Aeroflow high performance control valves. The Aeroflow range integrates an aerodynamic/hydrodynamic flow design, smart valve technology and a modular design concept. The valves can be used in combination with desuperheating systems and for power plant, industrial and defence applications,... [Read More]

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May 10, 2019
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Specialist engineering company IMI has reported first quarter 2019 results, which reflect a ‘continuation of the mixed trading conditions’ experienced at the end of last year, according to a company release. IMI warned that it expects lower year-on-year organic revenues for the first half of 2019. This is due to phasing of Critical Engineering’s order... [Read More]

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May 7, 2019
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Tooling solutions provider Kennametal has signed a multi-million dollar distribution agreement for its KennaFlow valve seats with Gardner Denver. Gardner Denver supplies industrial equipment and related parts and services to the oil and gas industry. The agreement, which was announced at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, positions Gardner Denver... [Read More]

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May 7, 2019
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Motion control products manufacturer Moog announced it has received certification according to NEC 505 from FM Approvals for its range of digital control servo valve products. The valves can be used on both onshore and offshore oil and gas drill rigs and the range also holds ATEX and IECEx certifications. According to Moog, the explosion-proof digital control servo and... [Read More]

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Apr 24, 2019
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Control valves manufacturer Clarke Valve has achieved initial certification of its Shutter Valve under ISO 15848-1:2015. The ‘Industrial valves – Measurement, test and qualification procedures for fugitive emissions’ ISO standard covers isolation valves and control valves. It specifies the necessary testing procedures to evaluate external leakage of volatile... [Read More]

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Apr 15, 2019
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Flow control equipment manufacturer Rotork has announced that its intelligent electric actuators are being used to improve wireless functionality at a liquid storage hub in the UK. The IQ3 multi-turn actuators will be used by Navigator Terminals in two of its road fuel and crude storage tanks in Middlesbrough, according to Rotork. The North Tees site supplies crude to... [Read More]

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Mar 25, 2019
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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 water pipe bursts, as well as cutting leaks by 20% and limiting water wastage and disruptions to services, across... [Read More]

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Mar 22, 2019
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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 to the film, as well as being... [Read More]

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Mar 21, 2019
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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, making the valve up to 80% lighter and... [Read More]

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Mar 20, 2019
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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, located in shale oilfields in... [Read More]

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Feb 26, 2019
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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 subsidiary will be moving... [Read More]

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Feb 19, 2019
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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 your regulator is sized appropriately, consult... [Read More]

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Feb 4, 2019
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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 turn eliminating the requirement for an additional valve mounting kit. The valves are operational... [Read More]

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Jan 11, 2019
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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 process industries globally - we are investing in improving service and delivery... [Read More]


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