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.

Invensys Flow Control Americas

Invensys plc has formed Invensys Flow Control Americas, a union of 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.

Rotork water award

Rotork has received the award of a second term for its framework agreement with Thames Water.

Bellows sealed valves meet ICI chlorine challenge

To withstand the arduous operating conditions, ICI Chlor-Chemicals is using large numbers of Descote bellows sealed globe valves from Tyco Valves and Controls throughout its Liquid Chlorine Manufacturing (LCM) plant in Runcorn.

Mechanical float valves with electrical over-ride

PVL are the UK distributors of the Balem range of flow (float) valves, which range in sizes from ½" to 12".

Hygienic solutions from BSS

One of the UK’s leading distributors of pipeline and associated products, BSS, is seeing growing interest in its hygienic product range.

BSS provides for climate change

The UK-based heating, piping and fittings distributor BSS is providing energy-efficient solutions through its Caradon Ideal Boilers and KITZ ball valves, designed to meet rapidly changing legal requirements and maintenance costs as a result of the recently introduced Climate Change Levy (CCL).

New live-loaded sealing system

Beldam Crossly Ltd have launched a unique live-loaded sealing system to reduce leaks and fugitive emissions from valves, flanges and mixers.

IST relocates

Netherlands-based Interservice Trading BV (IST) moved to new premises in April 2001.

FCx Orton wins Italian steel mill order

FCx Orton (part of FCx Manufacturing) has secured a major contract to supply six 56” advanced MV series metal seated triple eccentric valves to one of Italy’s largest steel mills.

BSS valves help pharmaceutical expansion

BSS, the distributor of heating, plumbing and pipeline equipment, has won a contract to work on a GBP 32 million extension of the Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals Plant in Teeside, supplying Worcester Ball valves among other products.

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.