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Curtiss-Wright Awarded $80M in U.S. Navy Contracts

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has been awarded contracts valued in excess of $80 million to provide propulsion valves for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class nuclear powered attack submarine and Columbia-class submarines programs. The awards were received from Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. to support ship construction and spare parts procurement and General Dynamics Electric Boat to support ship construction for Block V, which includes the new Virginia Payload Module.

Curtiss-Wright is performing this work at its facility in East Farmingdale, NY, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division within the Commercial/Industrial segment. Engineering and manufacturing has commenced and will continue through 2024.


Flowserve Names Chowbey President, Aftermarket Services & Solutions

Sanjay ChowbeySanjay Chowbey has joined Flowserve as president, aftermarket services & solutions. He takes on the role previously held by Kirk Wilson, the new president of Flowserve’s flow control division, following the retirement of John Lenander.

Chowbey recently served as president of the Subcom business unit at TE Connectivity, a subsea communication infrastructure business. Prior to that, he served at Danaher for 11 years in several roles of increasing responsibility, including president of Thomson Industries, Inc., an industrial technology company, and general manager of services & solutions at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Inc., a fueling and environmental solutions company.

Mueller Water Products Building Foundry in Decatur, IL

Mueller Water Products and the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur and Macon County plan to build a new foundry in Decatur, IL. The foundry will be one of the largest state-of-the-art, finished goods brass foundries in the world. The new facility will increase production capacity to meet current and future demands of Mueller customers and the industry.

Up to 250 employees will work at the facility. Construction is expected to begin in Fall 2019.

CPV Manufacturing Names Jeff Weingartner Director of OEM Sales

Jeff Weingartner CPVAdmiral Valve, LLC d/b/a CPV Manufacturing has appointed Jeff Weingartner as the new Director of OEM Sales.

Jeff has spent his entire career in the Pipe, Valve & Fitting (PVF) industry with a focus on the Fluid Handling market segment. He spent many years with the Crane Co. in their ChemPharma & Energy division, within the Fluid Handling business unit. He most recently served as the OEM Business Development Manager for the Northeast Region of AW Chesterton Company.

Trimteck, LCC Joins VMA

This week the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) officially welcomed Trimteck, LLC as its newest full member. This is the ninth new company to join the association in 2019.

Based in Coral Springs, FL, Trimteck provides customers around the world with flow, temperature and pressure control solutions for critical industrial processes.  

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