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Allied Valve Merges with Automation Service

Allied Valve, Inc. has completed a merger with St. Louis-based Automation Service, a provider of remanufactured Fisher® control valves and actuators as well as remanufactured Rosemount® and Foxboro® process instrumentation. Allied Valve president and CEO Barry Shoulders has taken over the same role with Ovation Holdings, Inc., a corporate entity created to own the newly merged companies.

According to Shoulders, the two companies will continue to operate independently, with overlapping services beneficial to processing plants, pipelines, and power stations in the petroleum, natural gas, chemical, public utilities, and pulp and paper industries. 

A-T Controls Acquires Mighty Instruments

A-T Controls has acquired the assets of Mighty Instruments of Houston. Under the direction of Ryan Hunnicutt, Mighty Instruments is a manufacturer of a multi-functional controller that will add to A-T’s capabilities regarding systems, digital controls and connectivity.

Ryan Hunnicutt will take the new role as director of A-T Systems Group, Celso Siado as head design engineer and Gerry Hannaford will join the production team in assembly for the controller as well as all other A-T products. Hunnicutt and his team will form the nucleus of this new A-T Controls Systems group

Emerson Opens First Industrial Solutions Center in Korea

Emerson opened a new $25 million facility in Jukjeon to serve its Emerson Automation Solutions customers in the region. In addition to advanced system staging, training and servicing capabilities, the new facility will feature Emerson’s first fully equipped solutions center in Korea.

Emerson’s first industrial solutions center in Korea was designed to help customers understand where and how they can most effectively deploy advanced technologies and experience new ways of working in a digitally transformed plant. With programs that provide specific, role-based insights, customers are able to explore the impacts of each employee’s day-to-day work and leverage real-time data to make decisions that lead to the financial and operational improvements required to reach top quartile performance. 

Admiral Valve Partners with Prochem Pipeline Products

Admiral Valve, LLC d/b/a CPV Manufacturing has appointed Prochem Pipeline Products Pty Ltd. as its authorized representative in the countries of Australia and New Zealand.

Prochem will represent the entire CPV product line for the compressed gas industry, the petrochemical industry, the oil and gas industry, and both the commercial & Department of Defence shipbuilding industries. 

Emerson to Automate Sonatrach Gas Processing Plant

Emerson, in partnership with Fores Engineering, has signed a $32 million contract with Sonatrach, Algeria's state energy company, to modernize its gas processing plant in Alrar. In its role, Emerson will update control and safety systems, fire and gas systems, field instrumentation control and isolation valves, and other equipment to improve production efficiencies, equipment reliability and safety.

The project includes the engineering procurement, commissioning and testing of the new integrated control and safety systems, fire and gas systems, boosters and compressor controls, field Instrumentation, liquid and gas metering skids, control and isolation valves, and other equipment for improved production efficiencies, equipment reliability and safety. 

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