Last updateThu, 22 Mar 2018 4pm


Metso's Valves Service Center in Turkey Relocates

Metso's valves service center in Turkey has relocated to Söke in the Aegean region to be close to important customer hubs. The new location and larger facilities strengthen Metso's presence and ensure better service availability for customers in an area that has lacked a service center of this volume.

With approximately five times bigger facilities and new machinery, the new service center increases the capacity and quality of the services it offers. By moving closer to customer locations and facilities, Metso is able to better serve the customers, who operate mainly in power industries such as geothermal, fossil and biomass. 

Emerson Supplying Software to Pin Oak Terminals

Pin Oak Terminals, a new hydrocarbon liquids storage and logistics terminal in Mount Airy, LA, has selected Emerson to provide its Synthesis order-to-cash software. Emerson will provide a configured software solution that includes interfaces for operational information, order management, inventory management, and invoicing for general ledger export. The application also provides a standard reporting package.

Pin Oak Terminal, LLC is a new multi-faceted liquids and chemicals terminal that is currently under construction. The terminal is located on the Mississippi River and is fully permitted to construct up to 10 million barrels of storage of crude oil, refined products, chemicals, etc. The 431-acre site offers transportation options with direct access to rail, unit train, pipeline, and deep river access capable of providing optionality as well as increased shipping and dock capacity to customers. 

DeZURIK Expanding, Opening New Facility

DeZURIK, Inc. plans to expand production at its Sartell, MN headquarters and open a new rapid fulfillment facility near Houston. The target date for completion of the transition is March of 2019.

Production will gradually be phased out of the company’s existing Schaumburg, IL location. Roughly two-thirds of the volume will be moved to the company’s headquarters in Sartell. The remaining volume will move to the new location near Houston, which is better situated to serve DeZURIK’s strong customer base in the Southern part of the country. 

Former Rotork CEO France Joins Spirax Sarco

Peter France will join the Spirax Sarco board as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect. France will be a member of the audit, remuneration and nomination committees.

France had a career spanning 28 years with Rotork plc. From 2008 to August 2017 he was CEO at Rotork and led the business through a period of significant transformation and growth.

"This appointment is part of the succession planning undertaken by the nomination committee to recruit non-executive directors with the skills and experience required to support the implementation of our strategy for growth," says Spirax Sarco chairman Bill Whiteley. 

Curtiss-Wright’s Farris Engineering Partners with EnerMech

Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division business unit Farris Engineering has entered into a partnership with integrated engineering services company, EnerMech, for the Australian market. EnerMech will serve as a sales representative, assembler, and stockist of new Farris safety relief valves and parts. This arrangement also includes sales representation of Curtiss-Wright’s Solent & Pratt specialty butterfly valve range and it’s Phonix, Strack & Daume severe service isolation and control valves for the power and chemical industries.

Headquartered in the UK, EnerMech has over 40 facilities across Europe, Americas, Australia, Asia, Africa, Caspian and Middle East. 



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