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Metso Completes the Acquisition of MAPAG Valves GmbH

Metso has completed the acquisition of MAPAG Valves GmbH, a manufacturing company of butterfly valves, from the Linde Group of Germany. The ownership of the company was transferred to Metso on June 12, 2008 after receiving the required regulatory approvals.

Source: Metso

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Fisher Control Valves Receive SIL 3 Certification

Emerson Process Management has received SIL 3 certification of several ranges of its Fisher valves to IEC 61508 standards. This certification enables users to boost plant availability and safety by using the  Fisher GX, Vee-ball, easy-e and HP valves in Safety Instrumented Systems in up to SIL 3 loops, per IEC 61508.

Source: Automation.com

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Tyco Opens South African Branch

Tyco Valves & Controls Distribution has announced the opening of its new branch in Cape Town, South Africa, with a view to providing better support to customers in the Western Cape and growing the installed base of valves and actuators.

Source: SA Instrumentation & Control

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Circor International: Revamping to Meet Demand

At Circor International, the bread and butter is fluid-control systems, and over the past two years the Massachusetts company has provided investors a steady stream of earnings improvement — not to mention a stock price that has doubled.

Circor International was formed in 1999, when Watts Water Technologies, Inc. spun off the part of its valve and controls business focusing on oil and gas to shareholders.

Source: Small Cap Investor

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New President & CEO for Festo-USA

Festo Corporation and the Festo-US employees welcome their new President and CEO, Mike Cybulski, to the Festo team. Mike joins Festo with an education in Mechanical Engineering and vast experience in Operations and Sales.

Festo is a global manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components and controls for industrial automation, with 56 national headquarters serving more than 180 countries. 

Source: Festo

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