Materials & Manufacturing

The design and manufacturing process of valves and actuators is instrumental in attaining and maintaining the desired quality of the product. We cover the foundry and casting sector and also more modern technologies, such as CNC machining and 3D or additive manufacturing.

PSS Industrial Group announces entry into PVF market

PSS Industrial Group, a service provider and value-added distributor supplying a diverse base of customers in the energy and industrial industries has announced its entry into the pipe, valve, and fittings (PVF) market to expand the extensive product lines currently offered through its distribution network.

ExOne opens metal 3D printing adoption center in Europe

The ExOne Company has opened a Metal 3D Printing Adoption Center at its European headquarters in Gersthofen, Germany. Eric Bader, Managing Director of ExOne GmbH, says the launch of ExOne's Metal 3D Printing Adoption Center is driven by increased interest by European manufacturers in metal binder jet 3D printing.

RPE introduces 6th Series Connect’eedy solenoid valves

RPE is pleased to introduce its 6th Series Connect’eedy. This new style of manifold has been designed to offer a quick assembly and installation in a compact size and with excellent performance.

BHP awards McDermott marine installation contract

McDermott International, Ltd has been selected by BHP to provide a marine installation campaign for the Shenzi Subsea Multiphase Pumping Project (SSMPP).

Festo launches online KVZA butterfly-valve configurator

The new Festo KVZA Butterfly-Valve Configurator lowers overhead by speeding up and simplifying procurement of manual and automated butterfly valves.

Emerson Sponsors TREL at The University of Texas

Emerson is sponsoring the Texas Rocket Engineering Laboratory (TREL) in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

Neles launches versatile butterfly valve range

Neles is introducing a new versatile butterfly valve product range that enables easy valve configuration for an extensive range of applications in all process industries.

WELTEC customer uses Biomethane as Truck Fuel for Lidl

The biogas plant of the Northern Irish food logistics company McCulla Transport will go live producing biomethane in July 2021 following a plant expansion by WELTEC BIOPOWER and partner companies.

Neles delivers first valve with 3D printed valve body

Neles has delivered its first valve with a 3D-printed valve body for field testing. Except for the body, the valve is a standard T5-series ball valve made of stainless steel.

OMAL co-axial valve offers 10 X life expectancy

The recently launched co-axial VIP EVO Valve from Italy-based OMAL provides the lowest cost of ownership with a life expectancy 10 times that of a ball valve/actuator combination.