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Our editors gather news and press releases from around the world to bring our community the latest developments in the valve and actuation industry. Here you can find news involving the people and companies involved in the design, manufacturing, supply, maintenance and use of industrial valves and actuators. We focus both on engineered products as off the shelf products.
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New Posi-Flate Butterfly Valve Sizes Range from 2 Inch (50mm) to 24 Inch (600mm)

Posi-flate’s unique butterfly valve uses an inflatable seat to seal with air pressure.

Gasket Test Data VS Gasket Performance

Every day engineers scour the internet and marketing brochures looking for gasket material test data. Perhaps they are working to design a new heat...

Winsupply Acquires Romar Supply, A PVF And Steel Fabrications Supplier In Texas

Winsupply Inc., one of the largest distributors in the nation, has completed the purchase of both Romar Supply locations.

Wajax Acquires Powell Canada’s Valve Business

Wajax Corporation announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tundra Process Solutions Ltd. has acquired the valve business of Powell Canada Inc. Specializing in valve sales, service and support, Powell Valve employs a team of thirty-eight and operates facilities in Edmonton, Fort McMurray and Lloydminster, Alberta.

Dexko Global Has Signed An Agreement To Acquire Fluid-Press Group

DexKo Global Inc. ("DexKo"), a global leader in the highly engineered trailer running gear, chassis assemblies, related components and hydraulic brake applications, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Fluid-Press Group.

Valvtechnologies Expands Its Channel Partner Network With The Induction Of Total Valve Systems

ValvTechnologies recently announced that Total Valve Systems (TVS) is now part of the company’s valued channel partner network.

Curtiss-Wright Completes Acquisition Of Safran Aerosystems Arresting Company

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Safran Aerosystems Arresting Company (SAA) for $240 million in cash. SAA is a designer and manufacturer of mission-critical, fixed-wing aircraft emergency arresting systems with a strong installed base of more than 5,000 systems worldwide including sales to more than 70 countries.

Inefficient Actuators Upgraded To Rotork Intelligent Electric Actuation At A Water Adventure Site

IQ3 actuators from Rotork have improved and modernised the flow control system at a white-water centre in the northeast of England, UK.

Future-Proof Diaphragm Valves For Drinking Water  

Valves installed in drinking water transport systems must meet stringent demands, both in terms of design and materials employed. To satisfy these requirements the KSB Group's SISTO Armaturen S.A. in Luxemburg has launched its SISTO-16RGAMaXX diaphragm valve type series, featuring threaded sockets, a stainless steel body and a special drinking water diaphragm. The body is made of 1.4409, a material that is particularly resistant to chlorinated water and suitable for drinking water. To keep the fluid handled clean, the body is designed without dead volume, thus preventing deposits in the valve. Nominal sizes range from Rp 1/2“ to 3“.
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