In anticipation of a strong market position across the North Sea, Severn Unival continues its strategy of gaining long term delivery partners in each of the North Sea Rim countries. The company provides long term maintenance, repair and operational support to control valve users, ranging from technical consultancy, repair, upgrade and performance improvement to full valve management services. Following an extensive review of the market dynamics and opportunities for the next five years, Severn Unival has collaborated with Multi Metaal BV of Den Helder to provide a consolidated market capability in The Netherlands. Multi Metaal has a facility on the dockside in Den Helder that has extensive repair and overhaul capability for Isolation and Safety valves and an experienced workforce. The Severn Unival collaboration adds control valve expertise, testing facilities and Unival’s ISO 9000 quality systems.