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

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 | By: Linda Goodrich


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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 Kevin Hunt. Earning the 9COM number allows ValvTechnologies to supply Saudi Aramco with both V Series metal seated ball valves and IsoTech® parallel slide gate valves.

To become 9COM certified, ValvTechnologies underwent an evaluation process that included quality control, process management, document control and facility evaluation. ValvTechnologies’ decision to become 9COM certified is a strategic one that allows the company to not only respond to Saudi Aramco’s request for quotations, but also demonstrates a commitment to providing quality products and services to all current and future customers.

“We are exceedingly pleased with this achievement as it enables Saudi Aramco to use our high-performance technology for their products and will strengthen and enhance further collaborations,” said Gary Marler, ValvTechnologies’ Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Service. “Congratulations and thank you to all who contributed to the long evaluation, audit and approval process.”

Headquartered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, employing more than 65,000 workers across the globe. The largest oil company in the world and responsible for 12% of the world’s oil production, the company has become a world leader in the exploration, production, refining and distribution of hydrocarbons.

About ValvTechnologies

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of Zero-leakage, severe service isolation valve solutions. Employing more than 500 people worldwide, our offices are located in the United Kingdom, Mainland Europe, China, Middle East, India, Australia and South America. In addition, ValvTechnologies partners with stocking distributors and independent representatives to service customers around the world.  To find out more about the products and services offered or to locate a representative, visit our website at

ValvTechnologies has a world-wide reputation for superior quality and dependability with customers in every industry. From standard applications to the most sophisticated, ValvTechnologies continues to provide solutions to manage severe service processes around the world. What differentiates ValvTechnologies is their focus on helping clients meet challenges safely and efficiently. Whether those challenges are daily process problems that have to be met one valve at a time or system-wide concerns demanding total flow control solutions, ValvTechnologies has the solution.

By equipping the best people with the latest in technological design and manufacturing processes, ValvTechnologies has created an atmosphere where quality and dependability are built into their products from start to finish. By focusing on this People-Process-Performance principle, ValvTechnologies has become an integral part of their customers’ asset management strategy and a key contributor to everyday process efficiency.

ValvTechnologies uses international quality standards to assure that they conform to specified requirements throughout their total process. These requirements include design, development, order processing, production, purchasing, quality control, installation and service. Our own processes are based on the requirements of ISO 9001, API Q1 and PED.

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