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Knife and Slurry Gate Valves: A Comprehensive Overview

Knife and Slurry Gate Valves: A Comprehensive Overview

Knife gate and slurry gate valves constitute the major group of industrial valves that are used to handle contaminated media. There are other valve designs also used to handle such media, but this article...
05 March 2020
Columbia Pipe & Supply to be Acquired by Ferguson

Columbia Pipe & Supply to be Acquired by Ferguson

US-based specialist trade distributor, Ferguson, has recently signed an agreement to acquire Columbia Pipe & Supply, an independent distributor headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The transaction is...
03 March 2020
Metso’s Valve Services Prominent in Planned Shutdowns

Metso’s Valve Services Prominent in Planned Shutdowns

Future Neles, Metso’s valve business, recently announced that its valves were used in approximately 250 major planned shutdowns globally in 2019, to secure plant availability, reliability, safety and ...
03 March 2020
Kelly Youngblood Appointed as MRC Global’s CFO

Kelly Youngblood Appointed as MRC Global’s CFO

As of March 2020, MRC Global Inc.’s Kelly Youngblood assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and still holds his title of Executive Vice President (EVP). Mr. Youngblood joined MRC Global Inc....
03 March 2020
Deep Down Receives Valve System for Whale Development

Deep Down Receives Valve System for Whale Development

Deep Down, a specialist in complex deep-water oil and gas distribution equipment and services, recently announced that it received an order from Shell Offshore for work related to its Whale development...
03 March 2020
Schlumberger Opens New Center in Saudi Arabia

Schlumberger Opens New Center in Saudi Arabia

Schlumberger, a Texas-based oilfield services company, recently announced the opening of a world-class manufacturing center in King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) that supports Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total...
02 March 2020
Valve Market Shares: Holistic Analysis

Valve Market Shares: Holistic Analysis

Valve suppliers often rely on market share estimates to determine their approach to, and plans for, the upcoming fiscal year. In addition to the challenges they face forecasting competitor sales, suppliers...
02 March 2020
Q.E.D. Quick-Change Orifice Plate Wellhead Design

Q.E.D. Quick-Change Orifice Plate Wellhead Design

Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., recently highlighted its redesigned Quick-Change™ Orifice Plate Wellhead for...
28 February 2020
ARI Valve Y-Pattern Globe Stop Valves

ARI Valve Y-Pattern Globe Stop Valves

ARI Valve Corporation’s ARI-FABA® Y-Pattern Globe Stop Valves have DIN-DVGW-registration, and test approvals TU.A/TUV.AR 186-00. The valves come double wall bellow seal as standard, and lubricating nipple...
28 February 2020
Deltrol Controls IP69K Dispensing Valves

Deltrol Controls IP69K Dispensing Valves

Deltrol Controls has developed Ziros Technology for Liquid Dispensing Valves. Ziros Technology includes coils tested to IP69K standards and metal plating options that provide significantly improved corrosion...
27 February 2020