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SVF Flow Controls Joins VMA

This week SVF Flow Controls became a full member of the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA). This is the fourth new VMA member in 2018 so far.

For over 35 years SVF Flow Controls of La Palma, CA has been manufacturing ball valves, actuators and controls for all industrial applications.


Emerson Wins Global Tank Storage Award

Emerson’s Rosemount 5900S 2-in-1 Radar Level Gauge has won the Outstanding Terminal Safety Technology Award at the 2018 Global Tank Storage Awards. This award is given to a product or technology that adds an additional layer of safety to the terminal and reduces risk to employees and the surrounding area.

The 2018 Global Tank Storage Awards celebrate excellence, safety and innovation in the storage sector. They were judged by an independent panel of experts and presented at the industry’s exclusive award ceremony on March 20, 2018. 

Metso Receives Major Valve Orders in China

Metso has received two valve orders totaling 8,200 valves from major pulp and paper customers in China. The orders are booked in Metso's first quarter 2018 orders received. The total value of the orders and the company names are not being disclosed. Broadly covering China's mid and high-end customers in the industry, Metso has established a strong presence in this important market area. 

A-T Controls Names Andy Cheney Southwest Regional Manager

A-T Controls recently announced the addition of Andy Cheney as the company’s new southwest regional manager, effective immediately.

Cheney’s new role will cover California, South Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. He has over twenty years in the valve and automation business and is very familiar with A-T Controls from his time working at Sunbelt/Flowmax. Cheney spent the past four years at Flowserve as area sales manager covering most of the same area of territory. 

Forum Energy Technologies Contracted for Submarine Vehicles

Forum Energy Technologies has received an order from Submarine Manufacturing and Products, Ltd. (SMP) to supply a submarine rescue vehicle (SRV), a work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and associated launch and recovery systems. The ROV and SRV will be delivered in 2019 and 2020, respectively, and integrated by SMP with additional equipment for delivery to a navy in the Far East.

The SRV, an onboard piloted rescue submarine, is similar to Perry’s proven design of rescue vessels, and will incorporate the most current subsea vehicle technologies. The SRV will be capable of operating in depths greater than 500 meters, carrying a maximum of 19 people, and will be fully integrated with a hyperbaric rescue facility supplied by SMP. 

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