Innovations and solutions

The category of “Innovations and Solutions” within the valve and actuation industry serves as a critical focal point, capturing the essence of forward-thinking developments and cutting-edge solutions that aim to address current and future challenges faced by this sector.

In a sector that’s fundamental to a multitude of industries ranging from oil and gas to water management, the sphere of innovations and solutions keeps a finger on the pulse of technological advancements, new product developments, and enhanced service solutions. This category is vibrant and dynamic, signifying the ongoing efforts to enhance efficiency, safety, and environmental sustainability in the valve and actuation industry.

N. American valves and actuator markets to expand

Even as the economic climate remains intensely competitive in the US, the North American markets for industrial valves and actuators will show steady growth.

FCx Pegler & Louden to supply Asian pharmaceutical

FCx Pegler & Louden Ireland has secured the contract – through Jacobs Engineering’s Cork based design office – to supply carbon and stainless steel actuated packages for a pharmaceutical plant Jacobs will design and build in the Asia Pacific region.

Tight control with a diaphragm stem seal

Jordan Valve has introduced its Mark 98 valve for better sanitary control.

FCx Thompson wins Chinese valve contract

FCx Thompson Valves (bellows-sealed globe valves, pressure regulators and specialised actuator valves) and Newman Hattersley (high integrity ball, butterfly and bellows-sealed globe valves) have won a multi-million pound orders for reactors 1 and 2 of the Qinshan nuclear power station in China.

Gaweea valves used in Saudi gas project

Gaweea International Est. (Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia) has sold thousands of resilient seated gate valves.

BP Chemicals commissions FOUNDATION fieldbus

For its new 1,4-butanediol (BDO) plant in Lima, Ohio, BP Chemicals Inc. called upon Emerson Process Management's PlantWeb field-based automation architecture with FOUNDATION fieldbus.

Indian valve maker supplies Syria

Niton Valve Industries (India) has received an order to manufacture 22" x 600 Class API 6D Through Conduit Gate Valves for a Syrian refinery. Niton, an ISO 9001 certified company and an API 6D Monogram Licensee, has been a valve manufacturer for the last 22 years, and specialises in gate, globe, check, and ball valves.

Transmark appoints new projects manager

Transmark Heaton Valves Ltd has appointed Graeme Campbell as projects manager and head of the projects department at its head office in Bradford, UK. Mr Campbell had previously worked for Hopkinsons and TK Valves, including a period working in Oman.

Invensys Flow Control Americas formed

Invensys PLC has announced the formation of Invensys Flow Control Americas, a union of the premier manufacturers of valves, actuators and associated flow control products to act as a single-source provider of end-to-end flow control solutions in the North and Latin American industrial markets.

Control Pinch Valve with Cone Sleeve Trim

Red Valve’s Series 5200 Control Pinch Valve is designed to provide accurate, repeatable control of abrasive and corrosive slurries.

Innovations and Solutions

In the dynamic landscape of the valve and actuation industry, the “Innovations and Solutions” category stands as a beacon of progress and ingenuity, reflecting the sector’s unyielding commitment to excellence and sustainability. This category encapsulates the fervent efforts to push the boundaries of what’s possible, heralding groundbreaking developments in technology, materials, and methodologies. As a testament to human ingenuity, it showcases the symbiotic relationship between innovation and solution formulation, spotlighting advances that drive efficiency, safety, and environmental responsibility. In this vibrant space, stakeholders from various sectors converge to explore, adapt, and implement novel solutions, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration. As we navigate through an era marked by rapid technological advancements, the “Innovations and Solutions” category promises to be the fulcrum that propels the valve and actuation industry into a future marked by sustainability, resilience, and unparalleled excellence.

The “Innovations and Solutions” category serves as the industry’s think-tank, nurturing a culture of continuous improvement and fostering a community that is tuned towards embracing advancements for better performance and sustainability. As the industry strides forward, this category promises to be a hub of inspiration and insights, steering the valve and actuation sector towards a future marked by innovation, efficiency, and environmental stewardship.