Tomoe Japan Secures Saudi Electric Company Shuaibah Contract in Partnership with Rotork

Toru Aoki, General ManagerTomoe Valve Japan and StuartJenkins, Rotork Sales ManagerJapan & Korea.

Tomoe Valve Limited, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of valves and process control systems,
has won a significant contract with the Saudi Electric Company in partnership with Rotork Fluid Systems. The Japanese office secured the deal to supply Tomoe butterfly valves to phase three of the Shuaibah project that sees the build of a 194MIGD desalination plant, together with three 917MW thermal power plants on a site 110km south of Jeddah. Tomoe Japan selected Rotork Fluid Systems, Japan (RFS) as their valve actuator partner for this project.


The desalination plant constructed by contractor Doosan, will handle a daily capacity of 990,000 tones of water and will supply drinking water and electricity power to the holy Islam cities of Mecca and Medina.

As part of the agreement, Tomoe is supplying 139 of their high performance, advanced butterfly valves, ranging from 12 inches up to 150 inches in size. The valves will be fitted with Rotork CP and GP pneumatic actuators. This landmark contract was won following a demanding bidding process with constantly evolving specifications and requirements, Tomoe’s fast response and highly experienced designers and valve engineers provided a competitive edge.

Mr Toru Aoki, General Manager Tomoe Valve Japan, commented on winning the contract, "The desalination market is a highly competitive one and we are delighted to have won this contract. We are confident that with our range of high performance butterfly valves and Rotork Fluid System’s CP and GP pneumatic actuators, the project will be a complete success and the contractors and management team will be satisfied with both our products and our service."

Tomoe’s high performance range of butterfly valves and actuators combine the latest in both valve design and materials technology. They incorporate unique features to meet the varied applications within the processing industry.

Four series of valves, the 300, 500, 700 and 800, are available from Tomoe, plus a full range of Triple Offset designs. All provide low torque, unparalleled levels of leak tightness, wear resistance and long life. These products are also supported by a comprehensive range of actuators and ancillary items, to match specific needs. All valves are also supported with Tomoe’s comprehensive sales and distribution channels throughout the world, with the highest levels of customer support.

About Rotork Fluid Sytems

Rotork has become the name for excellence in the field of valve, sluice gate and damper actuation products for the oil, gas, power, water and waste treatment industries. Rotork has over 150 offices and representatives located throughout Europe, North and South America, the Far East, Africa, Asia, Australasia and the Middle East.

About Tomoe Valve

Tomoe designs and develops the widest range of butterfly valves and actuators for all major industries including chemical processing, oil and gas, power generation, water treatment, marine, automotive, sugar refining, brewing, and food processing. Tomoe valves offer unparalleled levels of leak tightness, valve longevity and wear resistance and come with an extensive range of body designs, material options and sizes. Tomoe’s high performance range of triple offset rotary process valves and rubbervalves are specifically targeted at-seated butterfly the demanding, high pressure, high temperature applications in the oil and gas, petrochemical and power process markets.

Published in Valve User Magazine Issue 2


Autumn 2017 // Issue 42
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