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Conval’s Michael Hendrick Retiring in October

Mike Hendrick portrait shotConval President Don Curtin recently announced that Michael Hendrick, Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales, will retire effective October 1, 2019. Prior to joining Conval, Hendrick served in sales management positions at Contromatics, another U.S. manufacturer of high-performance valves.

“Hiring Mike in 1990 was a big step forward,” says Curtin; "He expanded the company’s extensive global network of authorized sales and service representatives, managed the inside sales and customer support team, launched several new products, entered new markets, and cultivated strong long-term relationships with countless end customers through on-site visits, trade shows, seminars and conferences."

“I have been blessed to know so many outstanding people and to travel to so many fascinating places,” says Hendrick; “I thank everyone who has played a role in my career success.”  

CPV Manufacturing Partnering with Global-Systems

Admiral Valve, LLC d/b/a CPV Manufacturing announces a distribution agreement with Global-Systems of Bradenton, FL. The company, headed by Alex Weinstein, will handle CPV products across Latin America, including Central America, South America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Markets served will be the industrial gas, oil & gas and petrochemical.

David London, CPV President, commented, “Alex has a long history of working in the industrial gas and compressed gas markets in Latin America. We are confident that his leadership will allow CPV products to become more widely specified and used across a broad range of industries.”

Crane Co. Will Not Extend its Offer to Acquire CIRCOR

Crane Co. is ceasing its efforts to acquire CIRCOR International and will not extend its $48 per share tender offer scheduled to expire on July 19, 2019. Absent substantive engagement this week, Crane will cease its efforts to acquire CIRCOR and will not extend its tender offer, amended on July 8, 2019, to acquire all outstanding shares of CIRCOR. The tender offer is scheduled to expire at midnight on July 19, 2019.

Emerson Buys Zedi Software and Automation Businesses

Emerson has completed the purchase of Zedi’s software and automation businesses. The addition of Zedi’s cloud supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) platform will further enable Emerson to help oil and gas producers increase production and lower operating costs through cloud-based monitoring, control and optimization. Zedi’s software and automation businesses are based in Calgary, Canada, with approximately 155 employees in North America.

Flowserve Names Kirk Wilson President of Flow Control Division

Flowserve Corporation announces that Sanjay Chowbey will join Flowserve as president, aftermarket services & solutions, beginning Monday, July 15. Chowbey takes on the role previously held by Kirk Wilson, who will be the new president of Flowserve’s Flow Control Division, following the retirement of John Lenander.

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