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HORA: new training centre

Holter Regelarmaturen GmbH & Co. KG (HORA) has formally opened its new Training Centre and permanent HORA Show Room at the end of 2000, with guests from mechanical engineering companies throughout North Rhine-Westphalia.

Valves used to train fire-fighters

Pegler & Louden FCx valves and flow control solutions have been chosen for training airport fire fighters for their worst-case scenario – a burning aircraft.

Duke expands in Brazil

US company Duke Energy plans to expand its power generation operations in Brazil in order to capitalise on the country’s growing power needs.

Bestobell Steam’s Delta Element design

Bestobell Steam has introduced its Delta Element design aimed at providing years of trouble-free service with no steam loss.

Positioner calibration made easy

The task of calibrating valve positioners has been made significantly easier and safer, with the launch of Tyco Valves & Controls’ new EaziCal IR range of analogue positioners.

BC gas line expansion?

Westcoast Energy is considering expanding the southern portion of British Columbia’s main gas line because of growing demand for natural gas in the US Pacific Northwest.

Valve castings joint venture

PTC Industries Ltd (formerly Precision Tools & Castings Ltd), is setting up a new stainless-steel casting foundry near Ahmedabad (Gujarat, India) with Lost Wax and Resin Shell. More…

Dutch dealer for Jordan Valves

On 1 January 2001 the Inrada Group, based in Schiedam, the Netherlands, acquired the official dealership of the American valve manufacturer Jordan Valves.

Effluent diffuser Valves

The Red Valve Company Inc. has introduced the Tideflex® Effluent Diffuser Valves.

Leengate appointed Alfa’s distributor

Leengate Valves, a division of Gas Instrument Services Ltd based in Derbyshire, UK, has been appointed a sole distributor of the Alfa Valvole range of ball valves.