Julie Bodine

ValvTechnologies to Host ITC Asia 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739 jbodine@valv.com ValvTechnologies to Host International Technical Conference and Users Group in Asia HOUSTON, TX, July 2018 – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of zero-leakage high-performance isolation valve solutions, is pleased to announce that its International Technical […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names John Furfey, Industry Director, Oil and Gas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing  P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739  jbodine@valv.com ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names John Furfey, Industry Director, Oil and Gas HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, today announced the appointment of John Furfey as Industry Director, Oil and Gas. Based in Houston, Furfey has global management responsibility for […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Ron Anselmo, Vice President, Key Accounts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739 jbodine@valv.com   ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Ron Anselmo Vice President, Key Accounts HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, today announced the appointment of Ron Anselmo as Vice President, Key Accounts. Based in the Houston, Anselmo will have senior management […]

“Big Shot Bob” Robert Horry Keynote Speaker at ValvTechnologies’ 2018 ITC

HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is excited to  announce its 2018 ITC keynote speaker: “Big Shot Bob” Robert Horry. Robert Horry is a retired professional basketball player who played 16 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A first-round draft pick by the Houston Rockets in 1992, Robert […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Cliff Horsburgh Regional Director of Asia Pacific

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing & Communications  P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739  jbodine@valv.com ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Cliff Horsburgh, Regional Director, Asia Pacific HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, announced that Cliff Horsburgh has been appointed Regional Director, Asia Pacific, effective immediately. Based in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Horsburgh will […]

ValvTechnologies Announces New Representation in Spain and Portugal

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of severe service, zero-leakage valves, is proud to announce a new representation agreement with Krilinex Power Solutions. Krilinex Power Solutions will be representing ValvTechnologies’ products and services in the countries of Spain and Portugal. Company Details: Krilinex Power Solutions Calle Alameda, Rekalde 18 – […]

ValvTechnologies Announces New Representation in Croatia

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of severe service, zero-leakage valves, is proud to announce a new representation agreement with Mezra d.o.o. in Croatia. Mezra d.o.o. will be representing ValvTechnologies’ products and services in the countries of Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia. Company Details: Mezra d.o.o. Aleksandra Hondla 2/2 10000 Zagreb, Croatia […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Michelle Baker Chief Financial Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing & Communications  P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739  jbodine@valv.com   ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Michelle Baker Chief Financial Officer   HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, today announced the appointment of Michelle Baker as Chief Financial Officer. Based in Houston, Baker will have executive responsibility for […]

ValvTechnologies Announces New Representation in The Republic of the Philippines

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of severe service, zero-leakage valves, is proud to announce a new representation agreement with ICON Industrial Control Systems, Inc. for the Republic of the Philippines. Company Details: ICON Industrial Control Systems, Inc. Rm. 303 Transorient Maritime Building, No. 66 Timog Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines 1103 […]

ValvTechnologies Renews their American Petroleum Institutes’ Q1 Certification

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, has successfully renewed its American Petroleum Institute’s (API) Q1 certification. ValvTechnologies has held the API Q1 certification since 2001, making it seventh oldest Q1 certificate awarded worldwide. ValvTechnologies is one of the only manufacturers in […]

Portersville PRD Expands Representation to Include Bartec Heat Trace and Multi-Instruments Product Lines

New Castle, PA – Portersville PRD, certified valve service and repair facility and leading provider of highly engineered, lifesaving valves and related products and solutions for the power, oil and gas industries, is proud to announce the expansion of its factory authorized manufacturer representation for the Bartec Heat Trace and Multi-Instruments product lines. Bartec Heat […]

Portersville PRD Expands Core Capabilities

New Castle, PA – Portersville PRD, certified valve service and repair facility and leading provider of highly engineered, lifesaving valves and related products and solutions for the power, oil and gas industries, is proud to announce the expansion of its core capabilities. A new sales and service facility has been opened in Blountville, TN. Complete […]

Portersville PRD Expands Core Capabilities

New Castle, PA – Portersville PRD, certified valve service and repair facility and leading provider of highly engineered, lifesaving valves and related products and solutions for the power, oil and gas industries, is proud to announce the expansion of its core capabilities. A new sales and service facility has been opened in Blountville, TN. Complete […]

ValvTechnologies Europe Celebrates Five-Year Safety Milestone

Stockton-on-Tees, UK – ValvTechnologies Europe, the leading service provider for control, safety relief, parallel slide gate and manual valves across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, announced today that the company reached five years without a lost-time injury. This achievement for the company, which employs more than 10 valve service mechanics and 12 office staff, […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Named to API Committees

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is pleased to announce that ValvTechnologies has been appointed to two American Petroleum Institute (API) Standards committees, the API SC18/TG2 on API Q1 the Quality Management System and API SC6 on API 6A and 6D […]

ValvTechnologies Unveils Revamped Website

ValvTechnologies launches a new website at www.valv.com. Click here to read more. About ValvTechnologies Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, high-performance isolation valve solutions. Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sri […]

ValvTechnologies Launches Industry-leading Website

HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, the world’s leading manufacturer of zero‐leakage, severe service isolation valve solutions, has launched a new website at www.valv.com that promises to provide visitors with the highest level of engineering, sales and service support in the industry. This newly redesigned online presence provides quick-and-easy access to essential information and features, offering a more comprehensive […]

ValvTechnologies Featured in Hydrocarbon Engineering

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of severe service, zero-leakage valves, is featured in the November 2016 edition of Hydrocarbon Engineering, “A Study in Solutions.” In this article, ValvTechnologies highlights how innovative valve solutions, technical expertise and experience and a total focus on the needs of the customer can help improve […]

ValvTechnologies’ Employees Complete National Board Certifications

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is pleased to announce that seven employees have received their AMSE Code Section I, Pressure Relief Devices (V) Certified Individual quality certifications. ASME’s Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) have pioneered modern standards development, maintaining a commitment to enhance public safety and […]

ValvTechnologies Participates in Valve Manufacturer’s Association Event

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is pleased to announce that Nuclear Industry Director, Bill Henwood and Product Engineer, Josh Nelson recently represented ValvTechnologies at the Valve Manufacturer’s Association (VMA) Valve Petting Zoo which provides a hands-on experience with products covered during the VMA’s highly-rated Valve Basics Series. […]

Silence is Acceptance

Why do people remain silent? Imagine that a co-worker just fell off of an upside down five gallon plastic bucket that he was standing on to tighten a bolt.  The fall resulted in a deep gash behind his right when the back of his head struck a valve stem and his head bounced off the […]

New Appointments at ValvTechnologies

ValvTechnologies’ North American Service Manager, Donald Polasek was featured in a press release as he will serve as a board member for the Valve Repair Council.  Click here to read more.

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Herman Benard, Jr. Director of Manufacturing Operations

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, named Herman Benard, Jr. Director of Manufacturing, announced company President Kevin Hunt. Based in Houston, Benard will have senior management responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ Manufacturing groups, leading the achievement of production, productivity, quality, safety and customer satisfaction goals, as well as spearheading manufacturing process […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Kenny Gorman Industry Director, Mining and Minerals

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, today announced the appointment of Kenny Gorman as Industry Director for the company’s mining and minerals division. Based in the United Kingdom, Gorman will have global management responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ mining group and sales activities worldwide as well as responsibility to develop long-term […]

Newest Member of the Valve Repair Council Board Named

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is pleased to announce that Donald Polasek, North American Service Manager, has accepted the position of board member for the Valve Repair Council. Founded in 1989, member companies of the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) saw a need to promote both safety and quality […]

ValvTechnologies Featured in LNG Industry Publication

ValvTechnologies was recently featured in the press: a four-page article written by Kevin Niebergall of CGIS, Canada. The article, entitled Shrewd Selection, explains the importance of selecting the right severe service valves for LNG applications. Click here to read the article.

ValvTechnologies Unanimously Approved for Membership in the Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the Valve and Fittings Industry Committee

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is pleased to announce that the Company has been unanimously approved for membership Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the Valve and Fittings Industry Committee. The MSS is a non-profit technical association organized for development and improvement of industry, national and international codes […]

ValvTechnologies Announces New Representation in The Republic of Indonesia

HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of severe service, zero-leakage valves, is proud to announce a new representation agreement with PT. Mega Sentosa Mandiri for The Republic of Indonesia. Company Details: PT. MEGA SENTOSA MANDIRI Jl. CBD Selatan Gading Serpong Ruko PMP Tematik Blok R no. 51 Tangerang Banten 15333 […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Successfully Completes NUPIC Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739 jbodine@valv.com ValvTechnologies, Inc. Successfully Completes NUPIC Audit HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of zero-leakage high-performance valve solutions, recently achieved NUPIC-approved suppliers list status, upon successful completion of the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) […]

ValvTechnologies Featured in Power Engineering Magazine

ValvTechnologies was recently featured in the press: a five-page article published in Power Engineering. Click here to read the article entitled Uncovering the Hidden Story of Valve Leakage (beginning on page 42.) You must have a digital subscription to view it online. If you don’t sign up for free – click here.

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Earns 9COM Approval Number from Saudi Aramco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739 jbodine@valv.com ValvTechnologies, Inc. Earns 9COM Approval Number from Saudi Aramco HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of Zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, has successfully completed Saudi Aramco’s 9COM certification process, announced company President […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Announces Membership in Valve Repair Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739 jbodine@valv.com ValvTechnologies, Inc. Announces Membership in Valve Repair Council HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of Zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is delighted to announce its membership acceptance in the Valve Repair Council (VRC). […]

Todd Blackburn Named Newest Member of the VMA Manufacturer’s Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739 jbodine@valv.com Newest Member of the VMA Manufacturer’s Committee Named HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, is pleased to announce that ValvTechnologies has been appointed to the VMA Manufacturer’s Committee for the Valve Manufacturer’s Association […]

High Integrity Pressure Protection Systems

The evolution of High Integrity Pressure Protection System (HIPPS) has radically reduced the need for traditional mechanical relief devices and the level of flaring in oil and gas applications. The connection of new gas production sources to a gas plant facility have often required mechanical relief devices for the protection of gas production facilities or pipelines. New production sources […]

ValvTechnologies Expands Assembly, Automation and Service Center in India to Satisfy Demand in Middle East, Asia Pacific and Australasian Markets

ValvTechnologies, manufacturer of Zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, announced today that its ISO 9001:2008 certified assembly and global sourcing facility located in Chennai, India, has commenced additional assembly of engineered metal seated ball valves and enhanced valve automation capabilities, as well as launched a full-fledged service center which includes on-site service capabilities. ValvTechnologies Private […]

ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Chad Bowers Chief Information Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Bodine Director of Global Marketing P 713.715.5546 F 832.564.8739 jbodine@valv.com  ValvTechnologies, Inc. Names Chad Bowers Chief Information Officer HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of Zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, today announced the appointment of Chad Bowers as Chief Information Officer. Based in Houston, Bowers will have executive responsibility for technology […]

Four way switch valve

The ValvTechnologies’ four-way switch valve is designed for use in the delayed coker found in many integrated oil refineries. There are two drums in a delayed coker unit that work consecutively while in operation. When one drum is functioning, the other drum is being de-coked. The switching valve is required to direct hot feed to either drum A […]

Sky vent valves – application review

The sky vent application is one of the most critical applications within a combined cycle power plant. Valves in this application control the ramp rate of the HRSG, ensuring plant piping and equipment do not rise in temperature too quickly; thus protecting plant equipment from thermal induced stresses. Sky vent valves are required to withstand full process pressure and are […]

ValvPerformance Testing™ valve leakage detection

ValvPerformance Testing™ is a cycle isolation or valve leakage diagnostic program that assists end-users in understanding the value of Zero-leakage isolation and in identifying the best targets in their valve populations for effectively mitigating cycle isolation (plant efficiency) losses. What differentiates ValvTechnologies’ ValvPerformance Testing™ program? ValvPerformance Testing™ delivers quantifiable results in terms of mass flow rates (pounds or kilograms […]

ValvTechnologies’ Expansion to India Featured in Automation.com

ValvTechnologies’  announced that its ISO 9001:2008 certified assembly and global sourcing facility located in Chennai, India has commenced additional assembly of engineered seated ball valves and enhanced valve automation capabilities, as well as launched a full-fledged service center which includes on-site service capabilities. Click here to read more on Automation.com.