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EGC Adds MC Sales Solutions as New Sales Representative Agency

EGC Enterprises, Inc. has appointed MC Sales Solutions as its sales representative organization for the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.

MC Sales Solutions is headed by Bill Vardeman, who brings with him over 30 years of engineered sealing expertise, with a high level of experience calling on the oil and gas, aerospace and OEM marketplace. With offices in the Houston, TX region, MC Sales has a talented team of outside sales, inside sales and marketing associates who will work in conjunction with EGC sales and engineering professionals to provide product design and technical support to the OEM, aftermarket and service providers within the region.

“We are delighted to welcome Bill and the group MC Sales, knowing that we are partnering with a highly technical representative agency,” states John Popovich, vice president of fluid sealing and thermal systems at EGC Enterprises. “In concert with our factory sales and engineering experts, we are confident that the partnership will help us to better serve our customers in the South-Central U.S.” 

QRC Valve Distributors Joins VMA as Associate Member

Today the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) welcomes QRC Valve Distributors as an official distributor/channel partner member effective immediately. This is the fifth new VMA member of 2017.

QRC Valve Distributors was formed in December of 2016 through an acquisition of Cameron’s Newco North American Quick Response Business. QRC Valves acquired all locations in the U.S. and Canada along with inventory and personnel.  

AUMA Actuators Pass Corrosion Certification

A new TÜV certificate confirms that AUMA’s electric actuators have passed the most demanding corrosion protection tests and meet the requirements of EN ISO 12944-6 for corrosivity categories C5-M long (marine, coastal and offshore areas) and C5-I long (industrial areas with high humidity and aggressive atmospheres).

To achieve this C5-M certification, the products had to undergo a salt mist test (EN ISO 9227:2012) for 1,500 hours and a constant humidity test with condensation (EN ISO 6270-2:2005) for 720 hours. For C5-I certification, the devices had to additionally withstand 30 cycles of a condensation alternating climate test containing sulfur dioxide (EN ISO 3231). 

ATI Provides Actuators for Semgas, L.P.

ATI recently completed an installation of its gas motor actuator at a gathering station for Semgas, L.P. in Oklahoma. As a result of the successful installation and operation, Semgas has ordered 28 additional ATI gas motor actuators for its pig launching applications.

Semgas opted for the gas motor actuator as a possible solution after discussing the application with MRC Tulsa and ATI. The installation also used a local auto-manual control module based on dual poppet valve control. 

Welch Named Director of Global Systems for Flowserve

Flowserve Corp. has named Mark William Welch director of global systems, effective June 5. Welch will be responsible for leading and driving the total system business growth globally across the company’s traditional mechanical seal piping plans, lube oil systems and additional varied system markets. He will have global financial and operational accountability for the systems business across all regions.

Welch has been with Flowserve for 24 years and has served as the general manager of the AMSS North America Seal P&L since 2013. 

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