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Admiral Valve Announces Partnership with Diekson

Admiral Valve, LLC d/b/a CPV Manufacturing has appointed Diekson Valve and Diekson Industrial Co., Ltd. as its authorized representative in the country of Taiwan (R.O.C.). Diekson will represent the entire CPV product line for the compressed gas industry, the petrochemical industry and the oil & gas industry.

Established in 1983, Diekson Industrial Co., Ltd. is a professional trading company in Taiwan and China with a primary focus on petroleum refining, petrochemical processing, power generation, environmental protection and safety products. 

Emerson Completes Acquisition of iSolutions Inc.

Emerson has acquired iSolutions Inc., a Canadian-based consulting group with expertise designing and implementing data management solutions. As part of Emerson, iSolutions will help organizations deploy Emerson’s Plantweb digital ecosystem. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. 

Fetterolf Corporation Joins VMA

This week the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) welcomes Fetterolf Corporation as its newest full member. Fetterolf is the first new VMA member of 2019.

Headquarters and manufacturing facilities located in Skippack, PA, Fetterolf Corporation is a world-wide designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty valves for the polymer and fine chemicals industry. 

Metso Ships First Valves With 3D Printed Parts

Metso has delivered the first valves with 3D printed parts from its Helsinki plant. The valves include 3D printed metal components that allow the valves to perform in a particularly demanding application where they need to withstand numerous fast open-close cycles without maintenance.

The 3D printed parts and related methodological investigations are part of a broader digitalization project at Metso. In addition to valve component production, Metso is already using 3D printing to additively manufacture tools used to make minerals consumables parts. 

VanAire Expands Ownership to Steven Soderman

VanAire ownership

VanAire, Incorporated announces that Steven Soderman will join Tony Lambert and Eric Miller as an owner of the Gladstone, MI based manufacturing company.

“I am grateful for the opportunity and proud to be part of carrying out VanAire’s commitment to its customers, employees, and the community,” Soderman stated. “It is an exceptional opportunity in what is truly an exceptional company.”

Soderman is a 1998 graduate of Michigan Technological University and has been with the company since 2017 when he assumed the roles of C.E.O. and quality manager.

It also was announced that Bill VanDeVusse will continue to serve the company as its president. The announcements were made during a monthly employee meeting where semi-annual profit-sharing checks were also distributed.

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