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ACROGEARS Bevel GearBox & local position indicator

The local position indicator option fitted to the AcroGears bevel gearbox is an easy and simple solution to indicate valve position for buried valves, remote mounted valves, and non-rising spindle gate valves.

Registration of first process automation announced

FieldComm Group has announced that Emerson’s AMS Device Manager has successfully completed conformance requirements testing under FieldComm Group’s FDI Technology Host Registration Policy.

Rotork actuators improve efficiency and reliability

Rotork has worked with Jersey Water to replace obsolete actuators at two water treatment sites on Channel Island.

Paladon actuators for FPSO Buzios P-78 project

Paladon Systems is pleased to announce that it has completed a batch of Pneumatic Spring Return Actuators.

DCL electric actuators earn ATEX/IECEx certificates

DCL, a manufacturer of compact valve electric actuators, has recently earned the ATEX/IECEx certificates for its DCL-Ex series explosion proof electric actuators, issued by SGS Fimko Oy and Baseefa respectively.

Actuator is easy to install, modification & maintenance

With the BR31a Edition 2020+ integrated automated quarter-turn actuator, SAMSON PFEIFFER has developed an actuator that offers many advantages for the process industry.

Effects of the new TA-Luft on valves in chemical plants

In order to be able to comply with the limit values for pollutant emissions specified in the TA-Luft amendment, both plant builders and plant operators are required to check the installed components.

Wärtsilä builds a plant for the production of REEFUEL

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for the world’s second-largest plant capable of liquefying bio-methane and synthetic methane from renewable energy sources to produce carbon-neutral transportation fuel.

New ergonomic valve handles

CPV Manufacturing has reimagined the design of its O-SEAL® and G-Series® valve handles to deliver unparalled efficiency to operations in piping systems.


The ClampOn BIRD is a new and unique wireless acoustic sensor for the downstream, unconventional and renewable energy market.