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Allied Valve Named Consolidated Green Tag Center of the Year

The Allied Valve headquarters location in Riverdale, IA has been named the Consolidated Green Tag Center (GTC) of the Year for 2016. Each year, the award recognizes a single GTC location that demonstrates exceptional growth, innovative changes and an overall improved environment for Consolidated customers. Allied Valve was selected for 2016 because of the company’s many new initiatives focused on promoting safety and delivering an exceptional customer experience.

Allied Valve was one of the original GTC centers, receiving its first GTC designation in 1982, the same year the program began. Today, the GTC network comprises more than 80 facilities spanning 30 countries. Allied Valve operates five GTCs across the Midwest. 

Hunt Valve Awarded Multiple Federal Contracts

Federal contracts were recently given to various firms throughout southwest Ohio. Hunt Valve Co. has won multiple federal contracts from the Defense Logistics Agency. One contract was awarded for globe valves under Hunt Valve’s Waeco Valve brand.

Hunt Valve also won two other contracts from the Defense Logistics Agency; one for safety relief valves and the other for pressure relief valves, both under the Union Flonetics brand. 

Wolseley Industrial Group Opens Harrisonburg, VA Location

Wolseley Industrial Group expanded its presence in Virginia with the opening of a new location in Harrisonburg, which will serve customers in Shenandoah, Rockingham, Page, Madison, Culpepper and Greene counties. Wolseley Industrial Group has more than 160 locations nationwide.

The Harrisonburg location has distribution and delivery capabilities, and will supply industrial pipe, valves and fittings and maintenance, repair and operations products to customers across several industry segments including food and beverage, pulp and paper, chemical, manufacturing and more.

ExxonMobil Selects MRC Global as Primary Valve Provider

MRC Global (US) Inc., has signed an agreement to be the primary global provider of valve and valve products and services to ExxonMobil. The agreement includes all of ExxonMobil's global projects and maintenance, repair and operations. Initial implementation focused on the downstream U.S. business unit, followed by the European Union and, the most recently added, Asia Pacific region.

MRC Global has supported ExxonMobil with various products and services for more than 30 years around the world in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. 

Velan Names Duc Tran Vice-President, Engineering

Velan Inc. has appointed Duc Tran as its new vice-president, engineering. Tran will be a key member of the company's senior management team and is succeeding Gil Perez, who has assumed a new mandate as vice-president, product technology and strategic initiatives. He will report directly to president and CEO Yves Leduc.

Duc Tran is a Canadian citizen and has been living in the U.S. since 1999. He has held successive senior leadership roles at other global valve companies, where he has gained a deep knowledge and experience in valve engineering and technology commercialization, as well as pressure control products. 

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