Last updateFri, 18 May 2018 4pm


Setpoint IS Named Premier Distribution Partner of Gestra USA

Setpoint Integrated Solutions (Setpoint IS) is the new, premier distribution partner of Gestra USA for Texas, Arkansas, western Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and the Florida panhandle effective immediately.

“This agreement augments our existing offering for Steam and Condensate Management Solutions throughout our entire footprint within the Gulf South, from Texas to the Florida Panhandle up to Tennessee and Arkansas. Gestra is a premier brand and we look forward to continued partnership and growth,” said Jeff Kelley, vice president of sales for Setpoint IS. 

Velan Supplying Refinery in Northern Kuwait

Velan has successfully shipped four complete control units combining the Key-C rotary control ball valve with the unique cable drive actuator. These huge 30” Class 300 control valves will be part of the gas treatment process for a modernization project of a large-scale refinery in northern Kuwait.

During the functional tests, each 30” valve completed the entire stroke, in control mode, in less than 12 seconds and at the same time guaranteed a step response with a maximum overshot of 0.4%, a dead time of 0.5 seconds and an accuracy of 0.6%.  

Weir’s James Lowery Joining Clarke Industrial Engineering

Clarke Industrial Engineering Inc. announced that James Lowery has joined its executive team as vice president of sales.

Lowery has an extensive background in leading direct and partner sales teams at Weir Valves & Controls over the last eight years in his role as vice president of sales & marketing. Prior to this, he also spent approximately nine years in various valve engineering roles at Fisher Controls International, including as a design engineer and sales engineer. 

Metso's Valves Service Center in Turkey Relocates

Metso's valves service center in Turkey has relocated to Söke in the Aegean region to be close to important customer hubs. The new location and larger facilities strengthen Metso's presence and ensure better service availability for customers in an area that has lacked a service center of this volume.

With approximately five times bigger facilities and new machinery, the new service center increases the capacity and quality of the services it offers. By moving closer to customer locations and facilities, Metso is able to better serve the customers, who operate mainly in power industries such as geothermal, fossil and biomass. 

Emerson Supplying Software to Pin Oak Terminals

Pin Oak Terminals, a new hydrocarbon liquids storage and logistics terminal in Mount Airy, LA, has selected Emerson to provide its Synthesis order-to-cash software. Emerson will provide a configured software solution that includes interfaces for operational information, order management, inventory management, and invoicing for general ledger export. The application also provides a standard reporting package.

Pin Oak Terminal, LLC is a new multi-faceted liquids and chemicals terminal that is currently under construction. The terminal is located on the Mississippi River and is fully permitted to construct up to 10 million barrels of storage of crude oil, refined products, chemicals, etc. The 431-acre site offers transportation options with direct access to rail, unit train, pipeline, and deep river access capable of providing optionality as well as increased shipping and dock capacity to customers. 



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