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Mueller Water Products Building Foundry in Decatur, IL

Mueller Water Products and the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur and Macon County plan to build a new foundry in Decatur, IL. The foundry will be one of the largest state-of-the-art, finished goods brass foundries in the world. The new facility will increase production capacity to meet current and future demands of Mueller customers and the industry.

Up to 250 employees will work at the facility. Construction is expected to begin in Fall 2019.


CPV Manufacturing Names Jeff Weingartner Director of OEM Sales

Jeff Weingartner CPVAdmiral Valve, LLC d/b/a CPV Manufacturing has appointed Jeff Weingartner as the new Director of OEM Sales.

Jeff has spent his entire career in the Pipe, Valve & Fitting (PVF) industry with a focus on the Fluid Handling market segment. He spent many years with the Crane Co. in their ChemPharma & Energy division, within the Fluid Handling business unit. He most recently served as the OEM Business Development Manager for the Northeast Region of AW Chesterton Company.

Trimteck, LCC Joins VMA

This week the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) officially welcomed Trimteck, LLC as its newest full member. This is the ninth new company to join the association in 2019.

Based in Coral Springs, FL, Trimteck provides customers around the world with flow, temperature and pressure control solutions for critical industrial processes.  

Champion Valves Purchased by US Valve LLC

Champion Valves Inc. has been acquired by US Valve LLC, a division of Airtech USA. Champion will continue to operate as it has in the past, including doing business under the Champion name. Gary and Linda Spangler will continue to oversee Champion Valves Inc. while transitioning responsibility to Steve Lovell, president of US Valve, going forward.

Emerson Opens New Cybersecurity Lab

Emerson opened its newest cybersecurity lab to help manufacturers adopt digital transformation strategies, while protecting the integrity of their plant operations, networks, systems and data. The facility, part of Emerson’s larger global cybersecurity network, reinforces Emerson’s commitment to offer the most advanced automation solutions to its customers worldwide. This latest addition to Emerson’s global network of cybersecurity facilities is located at the Emerson Innovation Center in Pune, India.

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