Last updateThu, 22 Mar 2018 4pm


Wolseley Industrial Group Acquires Duhig Stainless

Wolseley Industrial Group has acquired Duhig Stainless, completed January 22, 2018. The company will operate as Duhig Stainless, a Wolseley Industrial Group company.

In business since 1943, Duhig Stainless is a Modesto, CA-based distributor of fluid control products, including valves, instrumentation, pipe and tubing and serves customers in the bio pharmaceutical, food and beverage, petrochemical and waterworks industries. They have three California locations: Los Angeles, Modesto and San Diego. 

Matrix Metals Launches New North American Headquarters

Matrix Metalas Ribbon Cutting with Stafford MayorMatrix Metals LLC opened its new North American headquarters in Stafford, TX with a grand opening at the new location: Stafford Grove Industrial Park, Suite 100, 10643 West Airport Boulevard. City of Stafford Mayor, Leonard Scarcella, was on hand to cut the ribbon at the inaugural event.

Matrix Metals has a large capacity of 32,000 tons per annum of steel castings. In addition, it has its own machining facilities plus works with third party machine shops to produce complete machined solutions for its customers. 

Solon Manufacturing Realizes ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Solon Manufacturing Company has been certified under ISO 9001:2015 effective January 27, 2018. The company previously realized certification under ISO 9001:2008 in 2011 and has been audited and registered annually by BSI (British Standards Institute).

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 is the most current standard focusing on quality management systems and performance for organizations. The new standard includes an integrated approach to quality management and puts greater emphasis on leadership engagement by addressing organizational risks and opportunities, with a continued focus on improvements within a quality management system through internal audits and corrective and preventive actions. 

Metso's Valve Business Added 24 New Distributors in 2017

Metso signed a total of 24 new distributor agreements globally for its valve and valve controls businesses during 2017. The agreements cover many countries in Europe and include four new distributors in India and Brazil. Furthermore, Metso's local presence is strengthened through collaboration with new partners in China, Korea and other Southeast Asian countries. Many of the distributors also provide service support for Metso valves and valve controls. 

Rotork Awarded Doha Metro Ventilation Actuation Contract

Rotork has won the contract to supply 2,500 ROM electric valve actuators for tunnel ventilation dampers on the new Doha Metro.

Currently under construction, the Doha Metro is a rapid transit system in the capital city of Qatar that is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2019. It will have four lines running mainly underground with an approximate overall length of 300 km and 100 stations. Numerous dampers installed along the lines will provide important ventilation duties, including vital safety functions, in the event of an underground fire. 



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