01242018Wed
Last updateTue, 23 Jan 2018 4pm

i

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.

MRC Global Renews Distribution Agreement with DCP Midstream

MRC Global Inc. subsidiary, MRC Global (US) Inc., has renewed a five-year contract to supply pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) products and services to DCP Midstream, LP (DCP). The five-year contract includes both maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) and project work. MRC Global supports DCP's day-to-day and project PVF needs from more than 30 service locations throughout North America in addition to multiple consignment stores on-site at DCP locations. 

Emerson Completes Acquisition of ProSys, Inc.

Emerson has acquired ProSys Inc., a global supplier of software and services that increase production and safety for the chemical, oil & gas, pulp & paper and refining industries. ProSys complements Emerson’s May 2017 acquisition of MYNAH Technologies, which provides simulation and operator training software. The ProSys software portfolio supports Emerson’s Operational Certainty program. 

ASCO Valve and Numatics Now Doing Business as ASCO, L.P.

Effective January 1, 2018, ASCO Valve, Inc. and Numatics, Inc. began doing business as ASCO, L.P. This change in legal entities affects neither current channel alignment nor purchasing processes—everything will remain the same, including product authorizations. Within ASCO, a business unit of Emerson, Numatics will remain a product brand. 

SubscribeWNT18

FREE SUBSCRIPTION*

• Print magazine
Digital magazine
• VALVE eNews
Read the latest issue

*to qualified valve professionals in the U.S./Canada

BUYERS GUIDE 300x220
Advertisement

Looking for a career in the Valve Industry?

ValveCareers Horiz

To learn more, watch the videos below or visit ValveCareers.com a special initiative of the Valve Manufacturers Association

  • Latest Post

  • Popular

  • Links

  • Events

New Products