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Acro-Matic stainless steel valve positioner

The Acro-Matic YT1050 can be supplied in either rotary or linear format. The rotary option suits all ¼ turn applications such as rack and pinion and scotch yoke actuators whilst the linear is easily adaptable to diaphragm control valves and linear pneumatic cylinders. The enclosure consists of 316 Stainless steel which is suitable for the most corrosive environments and has an IP66 ingress protection rating.

McJunkin Red Man to acquire SPF

McJunkin Red Man Corporation (MRC) has signed an agreement to acquire Stainless Pipe and Fittings Australia Pty Ltd (SPF). This brings MRC one step closer to realizing the company’s strategic vision to be the world’s leading pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) distribution company for the energy and industrial markets.

Pipe and valve company doubles in size

Collins Pipe & Supply of East Windsor, CT has doubled in size and now offers much more than just pipe, valves, and fittings.

GE completes acquisition of Dresser

GE has closed its USD 3 billion acquisition of Dresser, Inc. Dresser is based in Addison, Texas, and has 6300 employees worldwide. With valves, actuators, meters, switches, regulators, piping products and various other products supporting compression, flow technology, measurement and distribution infrastructure, 60% of Dresser’s revenues come from outside North America.

Non-ball leadscrews

Non-ball leadscrews are offered for demanding miniature applications, such as miniature pumps and dispensing systems, micro-actuators and laser and optical focusing mechanisms.

Airset cuts out leaks

Emerson Process Management has introduced its Fisher 67CFSR stainless steel instrument airset.

Valves play key role in steel mill upgrade

AvestaPolarit has upgraded the gas control system on its argon oxygen decarburisation (AOD) convertor at its steel mill on Shepcote Lane in Sheffield.

Stainless valves and fittings

NeRo (Oldbury, UK) has published a 130-page catalogue showing a wide range of stainless steel valves, tubes, pipes and fittings.

Solent & Pratt wins Kristin contract

Solent & Pratt (Brecksville, Ohio, USA) has been awarded a contract by Statoil of Norway to provide high performance butterfly valves and actuators for the Kristin Offshore Platform Project engineered and constructed by Aker-Kvearner of Oslo, Norway.

Valve transplant restores incinerator

A vacuum separator on a municipal incinerator has been restored to better-than-new state following the fitting of a double-flap gate valve from European Gate Valves.