Val-Matic has named Tim O’Shea as its new engineering project manager. O’Shea is well respected in the valve industry with over 18 years’ experience and 7 valve-related U.S. Patents attached to his name. In addition to his extensive valve design and application experience, O’Shea participates in AWWA committees covering air, ball, butterfly, check, cone, plug valves as well as those for valve actuators, waterworks gaskets and elastomers, and grooved end connections. He is the chair of the AWWA subcommittee on hydraulic and pneumatic actuators. O'Shea is also active in many MSS committees and is the chair of the MSS cast iron valve committee and the MSS coordinating committee.