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Meet the Member - WIKA

As a family-run business acting globally, with over 10,200 highly qualified employees, the WIKA group of companies is a worldwide leader in pressure and temperature measurement. The company also sets the standard in the measurement of ...

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Justin Wiggan takes on new opportunity

Albion Valves (UK) Ltd, one of the UK’s leading valve suppliers, has always attributed its success to their loyal and highly skilled workforce who provide exemplary customer service to its network of independent merchants. Albion ...

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Food Conforming Sealing Materials for Worldwide Use

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is adding further engineering plastics to its portfolio of materials for worldwide use in the food and beverage industry. Among others, these include the two high-performance PTFE materials Y002 and Y005, ...

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Advanced Valve Solutions UK Ltd moves to its new home in East Bridgford, Nottingham

Advanced Valves Solutions (AVS) was established in 1998 to provide solutions to the Power Generation Industry when excessive wear, thermal cracking and stressing became a major problem in two shifting plants – resulting in millions ...

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Rotork actuators improve efficiency and reliability at Jersey Water treatment works

Supporting UN Sustainable Development Goal 6, clean water and sanitation, and keeping the world flowing for future generations. Rotork has worked with Jersey Water to replace obsolete actuators at two water treatment sites on the Channel ...

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Hot Spot UK Government Designated Standards Review Process

What is it? The UK government has rolled out a formal review process for Designated Standards that allows all stakeholders to object to the designation of a new or revised standard if they believe that it does not meet the GB essential ...

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Hot Spot New ISO TC 67 Working Group on Pipeline Valve and Actuator Standardisation

What is it? The ISO TC67/SC2 committee covering pipelines is creating WG 27, a new working group concerning pipeline valves and actuators. WG 27 is tasked with updating the following standards: 1. ISO 14313:2007- Pipeline Valves- ...

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Materials Roundtable Panel Discussion

On 20 April BVAA hosted a webinar roundtable on the subject on everyone in industry’s lips - ‘materials’! Led by BVAA stalwart Adam Bradley, the session featured contributions from co-panellists Bob Simpson (Maher), ...

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Record numbers attending the BVAA’s Annual Spring Conference this May!

Over 90 attendees have now booked for our Annual Spring Conference and Golf Day taking place 18-19th May 2022 at Formby Hall near Liverpool. Rob Bartlett says “It has been three ...

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Hot Spot ISO 28921-1 Isolating Valves for Low-temperature Applications- Design Manufacture and Production Testing

What is it? ISO 28921-1:2022 Isolating valves for low-temperature applications — Part 1: Design, manufacturing and production testing has now successfully passed through the final ballot stage and will shortly be published. This ...

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Meet the Member - BSS’s Pegler & Louden

Established in 1899, Pegler & Louden has a history of supplying quality valve products dating back more than a century. Our sales engineers are renowned for their technical expertise. The team has over 150 years combined experience to ...

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Retrofit of legacy actuators provide Indian airport with critical performance data

An aviation fuel station at a major Indian airport has been enhanced with the installation of intelligent electric actuators from Rotork. The customer wished to upgrade to the latest in intelligent actuation technology, benefitting from ...

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LB Bentley Ltd, Engineering Specialist, wins Queen’s Award

The engineering specialist LB Bentley Ltd has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The award recognises the British manufacturer’s three-year trajectory of continuous growth in overseas sales ...

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Upgraded water test facility offers ideal product development platform

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has recently completed the upgrade of its water flow testing facility. The new facility gives the UK valve industry access to an enhanced full-scale, computer-controlled product development ...

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EnerMech’s new Azerbaijan partnership with Oil & Gas Proserv

 A new joint venture (JV) between EnerMech and Oil & Gas Proserv (OGP), an affiliated company of Nobel Energy Group in Azerbaijan, has secured its first two contracts in the region totalling (USD) $3 million.  It is also ...

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IVS - A record-breaking event lies ahead

The organizers of IVS have presented the fourth edition of the Summit. A record number of exhibitors and exhibition space, a new Observatory on the industry and market studies, conferences and workshops available to the participants ...

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Queen's Awards - Four BVAA Members Recognised

The BVAA is delighted to announce that FOUR of our magnificent members have been Gazetted in the Queen's Awards category for Enterprise in International Trade, namely Corrosion ...

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FREE Carbon Zero Webinar for BVAA Members

Date: Wednesday 8th June 2022 Time: 10:30 ~ 11:00am Around 50% or the UK carbon emissions come from SME’s, only 1 in 5 have committed to a net zero target and according to a recent survey by BSI: This webinar will ...

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BVAA Annual General Meeting and Dinner Dance 2022

The last BVAA AGM took place at the beautiful Rockliffe Hall. It was a fantastic event which saw guest speakers which included Jeremy Leonard of Oxford Economics, Matt King of SAFi Valves who led the Mentimeter session and finally BVAA ...

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PDL Solutions

Many engineering projects in the valve and actuator industry encounter unexpected costs, which are estimated to be a staggering 10 to 30% of the total sales revenue. Whilst it has traditionally been believed that all the unexpected costs ...

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Emerson Presents Software and Solutions

European events outline how advanced automation software drives digital transformation of operations. In order to provide process industry and manufacturing companies with valuable insights into how advanced automation software solutions ...

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New flange monoblock with shut-off valve

WIKA's new monoblock with flange connection has been designed for applications in the process industry. The compact design integrates a shut-off valve to separate the process from the instrument side.  The one-piece construction and ...

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KKI - Optimising product performance, reducing long-term maintenance

During the last 18 months, engineers and experts at KOSO Kent Introl (KKI) have developed an innovative new range of rubber diaphragms that optimise product performance. The new spring return diaphragm actuators supplied in our G series ...

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BEL Valves invests £250,000 to future proof business

North East manufacturer BEL Valves has invested £250,000 over the last 18 months to future proof the business as part of its sustainability plans. The changes in the oil and gas industry and ...

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Raw Material Shortages & Price Increases

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY PRODUCTS, PROVIDING SOLUTIONS IN A RESTRICTED MARKETPLACE We are in unprecedented times; following Brexit, 2 years navigating through a global pandemic and now feeling the ramifications of metal shortages, ...

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IKM Testing UK wins multi-year well services contract with bp

Independent integrated solutions provider IKM Testing UK has been awarded a multi-year contract to deliver well integrity services across bp’s portfolio of North Sea assets. The contract also has future provision for supporting ...

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Fluid Power & Systems

BVAA were delighted to attend the Fluid Power & Systems Exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham on 5 - 7th April 2022. A number of our BVAA members also exhibited, and we also saw over twenty member companies touring the show as ...

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Comment by BVAA CEO Rob Bartlett

I’m a heavy sleeper. Well, more a nightly hibernator really. Very early every morning, Mrs Bartlett wakes me up as she leaves for her shift, and I just about manage to flick on the on the travel kettle by my bed. I confess it’s ...

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Valve World 2022

The BVAA are reserving spots for members on their well visited Group Stand. The benefits of co-exhibiting include:- -  Full use of BVAA hospitality area and access to refreshments. - 2m3 space for UK collection & freight ...

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