Comid Announces Link Up with BLAC Inc.

Comid Engineering, the Greater Manchester based valve repair company, has recently announced its new agency arrangement with BLAC Inc. for their range of speciality electro-hydraulic Actuators for the power, pipeline and refinery industries. Comid see this as part of their on-going diversification which is aimed at providing a complete service to its current, and future, customers.

Paul Rowbotham, Comidís Managing Director, said "The addition of the BLAC Inc. range of actuators to our portfolio will enhance Comidís ability to meet customer requirements and has the potential to open up new avenues at the same time".

Jean Lemmens, BLAC Inc.ís European Representative was delighted to seal the arrangement with Comid at a meeting in Oldham on the 11th December 2006. He commented that "sealing Comidís partnership is a key move in the deployment of the BLAC Inc. range of actuators in the UK and that we will do everything to support the new arrangement".

BLAC Inc. is reported to be an aggressive fast growing leader in the industry technology and is committed to do the best job that they can for the customer in providing new high technology equipment and in service for their equipment and other suppliers of electro-hydraulic actuator systems.

BLAC Inc., as a supplier of electro-hydraulic actuators, has worked with and been evaluated and approved by UOP, General Electric, Siemens-Westinghouse, Licensors of all FCCU processes, most large engineering companies and major power producers and refining companies.

The company is an American owned, small business that started in a very conservative market due to the critical nature of their process functions. They have worked hard to lead the industry in forward thinking technology products. BLAC Inc. leads the industry in refinery FCCU actuator sales volume, innovative technology development, product quality, and support services worldwide. BLAC Inc. also has brought the technology from the refining industry systems to the pipeline and power plant actuators to now lead those industry technology developments.

BLAC Inc. was formed in 1990 with people who had expertise in the linear, quarter turn ball and butterfly valve actuators and in the rebuilding and upgrading of those actuator systems. Much of the technology that BLAC Inc. has brought to the marketplace is based on these years of field service experience. The companyís mission has always been to be the benchmark in the industry.

BLAC Inc. Actuators meet all International Electrical & Mechanical Codes and Standards. Major markets supplied include refineries, pipelines and power plants (turbine and boiler applications).

Contact Comid Engineering on Tel: 0161 624 9592, or email

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