Featured Story

Our Featured articles are long reads that require more reading time than our news articles. In this section, you can find our cover stories, compelling content featuring prominent manufacturers, end-user interview with valve experts around the world, in-depth technical articles and interesting project reports from various industries, ranging from oil & gas, chemical and petrochemical to power generation, pharmaceuticals and food and beverage industries.

Key differences between API and ISO standards

Valve manufacturers are required to meet certain standards of quality to manufacture, operate and provide products that are certified to the customer specific operating conditions for their applications.

Pressure relief valves; the last line of defence

The installation of safety and relief valves in pressure vessels and the use of stop valves upstream and downstream are considered the last lines of defence for equipment subjected to an internal pressure greater than atmospheric pressure.

SMS TORK: tradition and ambition fuel our growth

Since its inception in 1985, SMS TORK has grown from Turkey’s pioneer in the manufacture of pneumatic actuators and solenoid valves into a globally established specialist in flow control solutions.

LNG as a new bearer of hope

LNG has been delivering gas for years and is experiencing a strong boom as the conflict with Russia leads to greater energy diversification in western industrialised countries.

Pure and affordable drinking water

Sliding gate valves are optimising Belgium’s largest facility for RO water purification.

Power generation: no magic bullet

In an ideal world, the energy scarcity triggered by the war in Ukraine would serve as a wake-up call to accelerate the transition to renewable energy.

Equinor’s Digital Inventory: shapes of things to come

Additive manufacturing (AM) and creating a Digital Inventory are inextricably linked. If companies strive to adapt AM and reap its full benefits, they have to digitalize their inventories.

ARMATURY Group: Mission-critical valves for demanding applications and hydrogen

Since its founding in 2000, ARMATURY Group has evolved from a domestic producer to an international player, extending its reach throughout the European continent.

Dairy industry the place to be

Milk-based dairy products form one of the most stable and fundamental markets for various valve types, stainless steel and related accessories.

A-T Controls: the leader of valve manufacturing

Since its inception, A-T Controls has established an enviable reputation for its engineering expertise, quality service, and delivery of manual and automated engineered valves.