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.

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.

Emerson’s new knife gate valves

Emerson announced the new Clarkson KS1 Knife Gate Valve designed to help mine, oil sands, and pulp & paper operators achieve increased availability of their most challenging slurry processes.

Carraro titanium valves resist corrosive conditions

The Carraro self-actuated control valves direct action series Titanium are light but above all resistant to corrosion. Titanium is a material with properties remarkably useful in the industry.

OMV-INDOIL joins the AVK Group

The Croatian-based company produces mainly high-performance ball and butterfly valves for the industrial segments including the energy sector.

SAMSON certified as materials manufacturer for AM

SAMSON achieved certification as a materials manufacturer for the additive manufacturing (AM) of parts in compliance with the Pressure Equipment Directive.

Samson Pfeiffer expands its portfolio

PFEIFFER Chemie-Armaturenbau GmbH now manufactures DN 125 and DN 150 valve sizes of its Type 26d Ball Valve. These new valve sizes extend the series and provide a competitive alternative in this product segment.

SEPCO adds value with US-produced valve components

SEPCO adds high-performance plastic valve parts to its portfolio. Inspired by a special request from a valve manufacturer, SEPCO is pleased to announce that its P3 Plastics Division, based in Texas, now manufactures valve components.