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Flowserve Opens Certified Service Center in Egypt

In February, Flowserve celebrated the grand opening of its new Certified Service Center (CSC) in Egypt. Through a partnership with Valves Engineering Co. in Badr City, the CSC will provide support to customers, including time-sensitive parts or repairs; reliability-based upgrades; and in-depth engineering analysis.

Emerson Helps Colorado Distiller Convert to Hand Sanitizer

In an effort to do their part during the current COVID-19 epidemic, J&L Distilling co-founder Seth Johnson enlisted the help of Emerson’s Boulder, CO location to convert its equipment from distilling alcoholic beverages to making hand sanitizer.

“In this time of great uncertainty and restrictions, we all want to feel that we are helping in some way, so it didn’t take long for a team within Emerson to make it possible for Johnson to get a Micro Motion Coriolis ELITE flow meter installed on a custom-built frame,” Food Engineering reports.

Valtorc Providing Valves for NASA Project

Valtorc International, USA manufacturing operations has been tapped to fabricate V ball control valves for an upcoming NASA project. Valtorc has been working with many private space companies to provide USA fabricated V ball control valves to critical infrastructure. Valtorc is reportedly pleased with the opportunity and is looking toward future production.  

Velan Names Réjean Ostiguy Chief Financial Officer

Velan Inc. has appointed Rejean Ostiguy its new CFO. He will be a key member of the company’s senior management team and is succeeding John Ball, who has been effectively carrying out his mandate as CFO since June 1, 2005. Ostiguy will report directly to CEO Yves Leduc.

Rejean Ostiguy, CPA, pursued an impressive career in the finance departments of various industries, namely at Bombardier Recreational Products Inc and more recently at Knowlton Development Corporation. He has held successive senior leadership roles with increasing responsibilities in Finance, where he has gained a deep knowledge and experience in finance and accounting, as well as corporate re-structuring and acquisitions.

Since joining Velan in August 2019, Ostiguy has worked closely with John Ball to transition in his new role. Ball will continue to support the company as executive vice president, global finance, reporting directly to the CEO.

ProMation Engineering, FloTech Providing Actuators to NASA

ProMation Engineering will supply electric actuators to the high-pressure industrial water (HPIW) facility at Stennis Space Center (SSC). The HPIW facility provides cooling water to the largest test stands at SSC during static single or multi-engine testing.

ProMation sales engineers worked closely with NASA personnel to determine the correct configuration of the actuators that will be installed. Once the correct actuators configuration was determined, ProMation worked with a key partner, FloTech Inc., to identify the correct valve and coupler to complete the specification.

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