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Riggio Valve Joins Valve Repair Council

This week Riggio Valve became the newest member of the Valve Repair Council (VRC). Riggio is the second new VRC member of 2020.

Riggio Valve services provide removal rigging, refurbishing, re-assembly, installation and testing for planned maintenance or emergencies. Whether manual, electric, hydraulic or pneumatic systems, their rebuilding and testing programs have been designed to assure like-new performance.

Emerson Honored in 2020 Flow Control Innovation Awards

Flow Control’s annual Innovation Awards program recognizes the latest innovations and technology breakthroughs in the fluid and gas handling industry. Innovation Awards winners and honorees are determined through an open voting process by Flow Control readers.

There was one Innovation Award winner but multiple honorable mentions, including Emerson Automation Solutions for its AVENTICS Series AF2 Flow Sensor.

Neles Wins Manufacturing Excellence Award

In 2020, the Worcester Business Journal Manufacturing Excellence Award winners “have found ways to not only survive the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, but to provide new products and services to the particular needs the pandemic is creating.”

Neles of Shrewsberry, MA was awarded the Collaboration in Manufacturing Award thanks in part to their innovative Valve Technology Center.  

Hunt Valve Names Charles Ferrer President & CEO

Hunt Valve Company announces that Charles Ferrer has been promoted to president & CEO. Brad Sterner, CEO since 2015, maintains the title of executive chairman and remains a member of the board of directors of Hunt Valve.

Since joining Hunt Valve in early 2017, Ferrer has progressed to increasing levels of senior management responsibility, as he and the HVC team have delivered breakthrough growth and profitability results during his time with the company. Hunt Valve has tripled revenue during Ferrer’s tenure, and he has led the successful integration of three transformative acquisitions. Ferrer joined Hunt Valve from GE Aviation and previously served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an F/A-18 pilot.

Velan Awarded Major Offshore Valve Contracts in Asia

Velan has been recently awarded important contracts for the supply of multiple packages of actuated and manual valves to MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. These orders are added to those already acquired in the last 12 months for sales in excess of $30 million.

The scope of supply consists of high and ultra-high pressure forged valves whose compact design and special construction have significantly contributed to the improvement of the customer’s process efficiency and will also improve and facilitate the daily operation of the customer’s facilities. Deliveries are scheduled for end of 2020 to early/mid-2021 (Q1 to Q2 FY22).

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