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ValvTechnologies Europe Announces Satellite Operations Agreement
ValvTechnologies, the leading service provider for control, safety relief, parallel slide gate and manual valves across Europe, Africa and the Middle East announced today a new satellite operations agreement and authorized service facility with ValvTechnologies in Europe.
Building on ValvTechnologies Europe’s achievements in aftermarket service and support, the company will serve added industries, a greater number of applications and a broader geography than ever before, increasing the ability to address customers’ local and global needs for a full range of service and severe service products.
ValvTechnologies has a great service history but to better serve our European customers we need to focus on expanding our product offering. We are excited about the greater scope. It’s a positive reflection of the direction in which we’re travelling.
The launch of ValvTechnologies Europe highlights the close relationship with US-based parent company ValvTechnologies and broader commitment to fully serving the severe service, metal seated ball valve market. In addition, the agreement further emphasizes managements’ commitment to delivering the high-performance solutions customers require and ensuring they receive the best technology and service to ensure safety, reliability and improved process and performance. ValvTechnologies Europe and ValvTechnologies are united in the focus to better serve customers and effectively and efficiently solve their challenges.
Benefits of this new program include:
- Readily available stock: stock is on the shelf and available for the whole of Europe
- Shorter lead times: standard to be one working week – same day and next day when possible.
- Reduced shipping times and costs
- Improved response time to customer needs: 24/7 customer service available in European time-zone
- Pricing the same as if buying from Houston
- Dedicated channel for pricing, technical queries and expediting
- ValvTechnologies Europe’s full-service machine shop allows them to prep, repair, refurbish and test valves to ValvTechnologies’ specification
- ValvTechnologies Europe can fully end prep and retest the valve to ValvTechnologies specification within our machine shop and test facility prior to shipping
- ValvTechnologies Europe can oversee installation and commissioning of valves to ensure they remain compliant to warranty conditions
All future RFQ’s coming out of Europe should be sent direct to ValvTechnologies Europe – click here to access the RFQ form. (The link is also available on www.valvEurope.com). In addition, all European service requests shall be directed to ValvTechnologies Europe.
The agreement ensures all our customers receive the best service and solutions to manage their processes, saving time, reducing costs and improving overall system efficiency with the goal of further building on customer partnerships.
About ValvTechnologies Europe
ValvTechnologies Europe is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ValvTechnologies, Inc. and provides a complete range of valve services and supply, including severe service valves, for demanding applications. ValvTechnologies Europe serves clients 24-7 in many countries around the world, onshore and offshore – with primary focus in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The association with ValvTechnologies expands its reach to OEM field services for major ValvTechnologies’ product installations worldwide. ValvTechnologies Europe is also is a Fisher Control Valve Authorized Service Facility and performs in-line diagnostics through to complete OEM repair service. ValvTechnologies Europe has earned API 6D and PED accreditation for assembly/refurbishment and testing of high performance, zero-leakage, metal seated ball valves and control valve repair and management service as well as ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001 certifications.
ValvTechnologies Europe holds a satellite operations agreement with ValvTechnologies Inc. and stocks high-performance metal seated ball valves for European customers available for same and next day delivery. ValvTechnologies Europe serves clients 24-7 in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, shortening lead times, reducing shipping costs and ensuring 24/7 service for pricing, service and technical inquiries. ValvTechnologies Europe is a trading name of ValvTechnologies Europe For more information, visit our website at www.valveurope.com.
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, high-performance isolation valve solutions providing an unsurpassed level of severe service isolation services and reliability to customers in the fossil power, nuclear generation, upstream oil and gas, downstream and chemical processing, mining and minerals, pulp and paper and other specialized industries.
Employing more than 500 people worldwide, ValvTechnologies has offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States.