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Hot Spot UK Government Announces Measures to Ease the Introduction of UKCA Marking Requirements

What is it? The UK Government have announced changes attempting to make it simpler for members to apply UKCA marking to valve and actuator products placed on the market in England, Scotland and Wales. These measures are aimed at easing ...

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Comment by BVAA CEO Rob Bartlett

Is it the glorious sunshine? Is it the newfound air of freedom we’re all feeling after two years of lockdown? Or is it perhaps the proverbial tender green shoots of a recovery? Whatever it is, there’s a definite whiff of ...

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BVAA Future Leaders Programme

A few months into the BVAA Future Leaders Programme and we are really getting into the meatier topics. The recent June sessions however were truly exceptional. Day 1 was hosted by BVAA members Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Read full article


BVAA Autumn Training Dates

The UK's number one independent provider of valve and actuator training courses  If you are looking for quality, independent valve and actuator training courses for your staff, then we have a range of classroom-based training ...

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Decades of BVAA Desktop Exhibitions

This June, the BVAA organised their latest Desktop Exhibition at Fluor’s Farnborough facility with more than 40 visitors meeting with ten exhibitors drawn from the BVAA membership. It was an extremely successful and productive ...

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Oxford Flow upgrades gas pressure regulator to future proof gas networks

IM-S regulator offers 100% hydrogen readiness, 30% increase to flow capacity and is more compact for seamless retrofitting. Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Read full article


SGS Launch New Mobile Valve Workshops

At SGS United Kingdom Ltd we have expanded our Valve Services to include Mobile Valve Testing Workshops, bringing our testing services to you. No need to send your valves off-site, our ASME certified technicians can come to you! Our new ...

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Monarch Gaskets & Seals – Helping Solve Fugitive Emissions

Monarch Gaskets & Seals Ltd’s impressive start to 2022 includes the accreditation of ISO 9001 Certification, increasing the number of press machines to seven, and investment in a 25 Tonne Hydraulic Press for manufacturing ...

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Webtec Welcomes National Manufacturing Day

Webtec opens its' doors for Make UK's National Manufacturing Day Celebrations on 7 July 2022, and will be showcasing potential careers and jobs on offfer, with guided manufacturing tours throughough the day. Webtec, the St Ives based ...

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ISIS Oil & Gas Launch Revolutionary Non-Contact Ball Valve with Non-Rising Stem

ISIS Oil & Gas are pleased to introduce a new and innovative valve design to the UK market. The Tolboom non-contact metal seated ball valve is a quarter turn design (vs traditional linear rising stem). This means smaller actuators, ...

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Flowserve’s Valtek® Compressor Anti-Surge Valve

The Flowserve Valtek Compressor Anti-Surge Valve represents a revolutionary solution to anti-surge control by combining precise control and exceptional responsiveness in a simple, reliable package. Now, operators can achieve maximum ...

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Flowserve’s Durco® G4XZ

Flowserve engineered the Durco® G4XZ low-emission plug valve to perform reliably and ensure compliance with the most stringent ISO and API fugitive emissions standards, including ISO 15848-1-BH-CO3 and API 641 1st edition. The G4XZ ...

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Hydrogen Testing Facilities at TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory

As part of the global drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions there is a pressing need to move towards clean fuels for energy. The use of hydrogen as a replacement for natural gas in the gas grid networks is seen as a major contributor to ...

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GEMÜ's Solutions for Mixing Electrode Slurries in Li-ion Cell Manufacturing

GEMÜ capabilities in the area of Li-ion cell manufacturing As a leading manufacturer of valves, measurement and control systems, GEMÜ has increasingly established itself in high-tech markets as one of the market leaders in the ...

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Broder Metals Group achieve Leonardo supplier approval

Broder Metals Group are proud to announce that we are now fully approved as a supplier to Leonardo Helicopters supporting their global material requirements.  Having held ISO 9001 since 2005, and then being approved to AS9120 in 2019, ...

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Neles now part of Valmet

The merger of Neles and Valmet was completed on April 1, 2022 and going forward, Neles' business operations continue as the Flow Control Business Line within Valmet. Valmet's Flow Control business line is a global leader in flow control ...

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AUMA Recruiting Multiple Roles

AUMA Actuators Limited, an electrical engineering business which counts some of the UK’s largest water utility companies as customers, is recruiting for a range of new positions that will see the company expand by 50 per cent. AUMA ...

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Festo’s New Smart Positioner with HART Communication

The CMSH positioner provides you with all the benefits of a highly dynamic, low-wear positioning system with high air output and a long service life. You now only need one device for the last and precise control of actuators, whether large ...

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WIKA’s EMICOgauge pressure measuring system protects people and the environment

The new Emission Control Gauge (EMICOgauge) pressure measuring system from WIKA ensures safety for people and the environment in critical processes. It features the assembly of a model 2xx.30 pressure gauge in a safety version in ...

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Langley Alloys - How to source large super duplex components

Super duplex grades offer an unrivalled combination of high strength, corrosion resistance and price. However, they are sensitive to the formation of harmful microstructural phases if cooled too slowly during production or heated too ...

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AJT Engineering Install Main Inlet Valve at Hydro Power Station

The highly skilled site team at AJT Engineering has recently completed the installation of a new 30" Main Inlet Valve for a client’s small hydro power station. The new VAG Group EKN Hydropower butterfly valve, combined with a ...

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Why Ceetak uses Finite Element Analysis

Finite Element Analysis provides data to predict how a seal product will function under certain conditions and can help identify areas where the design can be improved without having to test multiple prototypes. Here we explain how our ...

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Meet the member – Ceetak

Ceetak Ltd is a UK based engineered sealing solutions specialist. They design, develop and manufacture a wide range of core products to provide their customers with reliable sealing solutions - even in the most critical of ...

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Rotork’s New CKQ Part-turn Variant

The innovative Rotork CK range of modular electric valve actuators has been extended to include a new part-turn variant, known as the CKQ. The entire range has a modular design that provides flexibility and high degrees of configurability, ...

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Emerson's Valve System with Integrated OPC UA Functionality

AVENTICS Series Advanced Valve Systems with OPC UA is a digital twin solution that solves interoperability challenges while improving productivity and efficiency. Emerson announced that its Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Read full article


Emerson’s New Electric Actuators

Featuring three different screw technologies, AVENTICS Series SPRA rod-style electric actuators offer unmatched versatility that can better meet exacting application requirements.  Emerson has launched its new AVENTICS™ ...

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EnerMech scales up Technical Team with Valve Experts

Integrated solutions specialist, EnerMech, has bolstered its technical capabilities by appointing a new valve operations manager and three subject matter experts to its team. The news comes following the company’s announcement of a ...

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EnerMech promotes Kenny Anderson to Global Strategy Director

EnerMech has strengthened its senior leadership team with the promotion of Kenny Anderson to the newly created role of Strategy Director.  In pursuit of driving the company’s growth priorities across its core markets, which ...

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Go Electric with GEMÜ eSy Valve Range

There is a growing trend towards electrification and an ever-increasing demand for more energy-efficient alternatives to compressed air systems. The main factors for consideration when selecting the ideal alternative actuator type tend to ...

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MCE Group Open Day

WEDNESDAY 27TH JULY 2022 09.30 to 15.30 Join MCE GROUP us as we celebrate the grand opening of our new 19,000 sq/ft valve maintenance facility. Refreshments throughout the day, with a Hog Roast lunch served between 11.30 and ...

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