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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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Dec 19, 2018
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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 need to withstand numerous fast open-close cycles without maintenance. “We... [Read More]

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Dec 13, 2018
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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. Emerson is a key player in automation... [Read More]

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Dec 11, 2018
Valves
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 novel needle flow control valve, according to a release provided by media... [Read More]

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Dec 5, 2018
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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 solutions,... [Read More]

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Dec 4, 2018
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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 aims to grow not only its... [Read More]

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Nov 20, 2018
Valves
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 the Delta Industrial facility is... [Read More]

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Nov 20, 2018
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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 $18 million (approximately €16 million). The contracts will see Velan... [Read More]

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Nov 2, 2018
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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 are to be added to Metso’s flow control offering. “With... [Read More]

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Oct 19, 2018
Valves
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 a ’12-inch, high pressure natural gas’ pipeline, Chevron released a statement... [Read More]

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Oct 9, 2018
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Badger Meter, international leaders in the development and manufacture of flow management solutions, have announced the release of its new SEVA (Smart Electric Valve Actuator). Designed to reflect a cost sensitive solution that has best in class features within the electrical actuator market; the SEVA adapts to extreme conditions with its military grade components.   The... [Read More]

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Oct 2, 2018
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In a press release, the Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) announced that the construction of new valves at the Nagado Water Treatment Plant is underway. The development is part of a widespread issue regarding water supply to WAF customers in Nadi and parts of Lautoka. “Our teams are working around the clock to successfully complete this operation and we should complete... [Read More]

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Aug 28, 2018
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Process valve and actuator specialist Bonomi has expanded its brass union ended ball valve range, adding a selection of larger sizes. Bonomi’s Rubinetterie Bresciane manufactured Series 4504 range now comes in larger 1-1/4”, 1-1/2” and 2” variants, all of which are WRAS appoved. According to a statement from the company, the valves are suitable... [Read More]

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Aug 17, 2018
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Emerson has announced the launch of its new EIM Aquanaught, which the company describes as a waterproof submersible electric actuator designed to meet crucial isolation demands in wastewater treatment plants during high water conditions such as hurricanes. According to Emerson, the actuator can be submerged and still operate under 150 feet of dirty water for seven days. During... [Read More]


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