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Control Southern Joins Valve Repair Council

The Valve Repair Council is pleased to announce its newest member, Control Southern Inc., located in Suwanee, GA. Control Southern Inc. (CSI) is an integrated solutions provider helping manufacturing plants in the Southeast run better, faster and smarter through customized valve solutions. For more than five decades, CSI has offered the most comprehensive range of integrated industry solutions focused on improving their customers operational reliability, safety and performance. It employs 65 people across several different locations. The company is an Emerson Impact Partner serving as a local point of contact for service and applied engineering for Emerson’s automation solutions business.  

ValvTechnologies Names Juliana Herman Global Marketing Director

ValvTechnologies, Inc. has named Juliana Herman as Director of Global Marketing. Herman is responsible for the development and deployment of ValvTechnologies' marketing strategy, product and brand management, marketing programs, communication campaigns, and market analysis on a global basis.

Most recently, she served as Senior Product Marketing Manager for Emerson with responsibility for pneumatic valve actuation products. Previously, she was Director of Marketing and Sales at Dynamic Air Shelters, Manager of Market Analysis at Cameron Valves & Measurement, and Senior Market Analyst at Curtiss-Wright’s Flow Control Oil & Gas Systems business.  

Update on Conval's Nuclear Program Audits

The months of April and May saw Conval audited by two separate organizations for the purpose of determining the acceptability and implementation of its nuclear quality assurance program.

On April 26, the Nuclear Procurement Issues Corporation (NUPIC), an organization made up of domestic and international member utilities, arrived with a team of seven auditors, representing Dominion Energy (2), PG&E, Exelon (2), AEP, and Duke Energy. The results of the audit were positive, and the team exited on Friday April 30.

On May 11, representatives from ASME, the National Board and Conval’s Authorized Inspection Agency (OneCIS) began a survey/audit for the purpose of renewing Conval’s N and NPT Certificates of Authorization. The team exited on May 14 and will make a recommendation to ASME to renew the subject Certificates of Authorization.   

Gilmore Welcomed As Newest VMA Member

NEW Gilmore Facility Photo New Branding for web aspect ratio 800 565 800x565VMA welcomes its newest member Gilmore, a Proserv company. With their facilities and headquarters in Houston, TX, Gilmore has been in business since 1960 and mainly serves the upstream energy market. In 2010 they became part of ProServ. The company is committed to continually improving the reliability of infrastructure through innovative flow control solutions, and provides offerings in drilling, production, downhole and industrial solutions to the energy and industrial markets.

Gilmore’s manufacturing facility can accommodate the engineering, machining and manufacture of custom order components and products. They manufacture a variety of valves including regulators, control valves, check valves, shuttle valves and relief valves. The company also does finishing and maintenance & repair. They hold the ISO 9001 quality, ISO140001 environmental and OSHA 18001 health and safety management system certifications.

We welcome Gilmore to VMA and look forward to their participation in the association’s many activities and programs.

Solon Manufacturing Receives Excellence in Manufacturing Award

Solon Manufacturing Co. has been chosen as the first-ever recipient of the Geauga County (OH) 2021 Excellence in Manufacturing award presented by the Geauga Growth Partnership in partnership with the manufacturing growth and advocacy network, MAGNET.

A video was made by a local film company to announce and present the award, which took place during the GGP Annual Meeting held via Zoom and was live streamed by Solon’s employees as they gathered to celebrate the achievement together as a team. 

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