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Admiral Valve Distributing ChemFlow Products

Admiral Valve, LLC, parent company of CPV Manufacturing, has established an exclusive distribution agreement with ChemFlow Products, LLC. ChemFlow Products, based in Conroe, TX, has a strong national sales presence in the chlorine industry. The partnership will further connect CPV to the Gulf Coast region, providing the petrochemical market sector with access to CPV valves. 

Eeva Sipilä Appointed Metso Interim President & CEO

Metso's Board of Directors have appointed CFO Eeva Sipilä as Metso's interim president and CEO as of February 3, 2018. The current president and CEO Nico Delvaux will leave his duties on February 2. His resignation was published on December 18, 2017. The search for a new president and CEO is under way. 

Union Tach Names Sabrina Kang Director of Valve Sales – China

Sabrina KangUnion Tech is pleased to announce that Ling (Sabrina) Kang has joined the firm as the Director of Valve Sales – China. She will be responsible for the sales and marketing of Z-Series valves throughout Greater China.

A veteran in the Chinese valve market, Sabrina has worked in the valve industry since 1990 in both sales and engineering capacities across multiple end user markets, including power, petrochemical, mining, etc. Sabrina’s addition to the team enables Union Tech to better support customers and end users in the Chinese markets on a real-time basis.

The addition of Sabrina Kang and recent hire Chris Mayo (Director of Global Power) to the Valve team underscores Union Tech’s sustained investment into the valve business in terms of people, products and processes. 

Valve Failure in CT Leads to Hydraulic Oil Spill

“Connecticut authorities say a valve failure at a Waterbury manufacturing company led thousands of gallons of hydraulic oil spilling into the surrounding environment,” the Associated Press  reports.

“Crews responded to the Somers Thin Strip Company in Waterbury Saturday afternoon. WVIT-TV reports approximately 4,000 gallons of hydraulic oil spilled out onto the property, pavement, soil and a nearby river.” 

AIV, LP Acquires Zenith Supply

AIV, LP, a Houston-based global wholesale distributor of valves and actuators for the oil and gas, power generation, chemical, petrochemical, refining, pulp and paper and water treatment industries, has announced that it has acquired Zenith Supply.

Founded in 1946, Pennsylvania-based Zenith Supply is a leading master distributor of Velan valves – a premier manufacturer of valves used primarily in power and downstream applications of the energy industry. Specializing in pressure seal valves, Zenith typically holds approximately $25 million in inventory, making them a “go-to” provider for hard-to-find and long-lead-time items.



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