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Executive management promotions

We are very pleased to announce recent promotions in our company. John Allen Jr has assumed the position of President of Flotech, and Caleb Goelz is now CEO. Larkin Goelz is newly positioned as President of Hawk Valve. We pride ourselves on having the best talent possible on our roster. With this team of young, […]

Flotech – Farris rep. and FAST Center for product sales, support and service in Florida and Southeastern Georgia.

ANNOUNCEMENT Farris Engineering, Curtiss Wright Industrial Division’s Valve Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Flotech as the Farris representative and FAST Center for product sales, support and service across the Florida and Southeastern Georgia Regions.   Flotech brings 56 years of experience serving end-users, EPC’s and OEM’s across the Florida and Southeastern Georgia […]

New Brands, Large Inventory, Same Great Service

Flotech hard at work adding new brands _________________________________________________________ Pratt Industrial® specializes in the design, engineering, and worldwide distribution of technologically advanced, industrial-use valves and actuators Wafer and Lug Butterfly Valves Knife Gate Valves _________________________________________________________ Farris relief valves _________________________________________________________ The industry’s most rugged, in-line repairable Severe Service valves with the lowest life-cycle cost. Steam Valves Conval […]

Emerson Completes Pentair Valves & Controls Acquisition

Emerson Completes Pentair Valves & Controls Acquisition Deal increases Emerson’s automation portfolio to expand served markets ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2017 – Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced that it has completed the purchase of the Valves & Controls business from Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) for $3.15 billion. “This acquisition enables us to continue to grow […]

Flotech and Pentair Provide Continuing Education at NASA Kennedy Space Center

Flotech and Pentair Provide Continuing Education at NASA Kennedy Space Center Last week Flotech and Pentair staff conducted a seminar and review of the applicable codes and standards for maintaining pressure relief devices. Over ninety folks from NASA and ULA, including design engineers, system engineers, technicians, safety engineers, quality engineers, and project managers attended the […]

Solving Tough Applications in the Aerospace Industry

Trimteck Engineered Control Valves for Aerospace Testing Systems Ground testing of turbines, rocket engines, fuel systems and components is critical to ensure flight worthiness. Engineers for these systems and components require valid data to thoroughly understand the operation of the system or individual component under an array of environmental conditions. Trimteck engineers control valves to […]

Powell Valve approves Flotech as an authorized modification and repair facility

The Wm. Powell Company recently approved Flotech as an authorized modification and repair facility for Powell Valves. For over 167 years, Powell Valves has been perfecting the way they do business, and it’s evident in the product line. Powell offers a wide variety of industrial valves, such as, gate, globe, check, pressure seal, non-return, cryogenic […]

Power-Gen – Orlando- December 13-15, with Cooper Accuseal in Booth #4765

The tightest seal in the field. Period. Please stop by the Cooper Accuseal booth at Power-Gen this December 13-15 at the Orange County Convention Center- North Hall Booth #4765 . Flotech will demonstrate why Accuseal's proprietary Omni-Lap 360 mate-lapping produces the tightest seal available every time. As the World's Largest Power Generation Event, POWER-GEN International is [...]

Flotech Exhibiting at Florida Water Resources Conference

A non-profit, educational and scientific organization, FWRC is a joint conference of the Florida Section American Water Works Association, the Florida Water Environment Association, and the Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association. The Florida Water Resources Conference is dedicated to preserving and enhancing Florida’s water environment. Technical workshops, presentations and a vast exhibit hall […]

Flotech and Pentair to Offer Technical Valve Training Seminars for Key Customers

WE CREDIT YOU WITH MORE THAN TECHNICAL KNOW-HOW Over the next few months, Flotech and the Pentair Power group will be visiting a select number of locations to provide Technical Training Seminars for its key customers. You are invited to join our valve specialists as they address some of the most important issues currently facing the Power Industry, including: […]

Automate your process line and it’s Miller Time

Miller Coors needed to upgrade and automate their wort processing line as part of a planned conversion from a coal fired boiler to one using natural gas. Flotech provided the valves, AS-i actuation equipment and the valve experts to manage the installation, they brought the beer. Brewing beer is an age old process and one […]

Now selling and servicing Trimteck Control Valves; Welcome surfing engineers

Trimteck Optimux Control valves Florida sales and service agreement Trimteck, a family owned American company with over 30 years experience designing and manufacturing flow control products has added Flotech as a control valve distributor and service organization in Florida. With a comprehensive line of Optimux™ control valves, actuators, severe service trims and positioners Trimteck engineers […]

Plug valves solve downtime problems where ball valves failed at paper mill

  A paper mill plant maintenance manager contacted Flotech about problems with stainless steel ball valves on the white liquor clarify tanks. (The solution of caustic and sodium sulfide is referred to as “white liquor” in the pulp/paper industry. These chemicals along with the heat and pressure, release the lignin from the fibers in the wood.) The ball […]

Who stocks large diameter valves ?

We stock large diameter valves through 36″ 30″ Crispin AWWA butterfly valves with Limitorque operators ready for shipment. Having large bore valves on the shelf and a full automation shop, allows us to be responsive to customer requirements and reduce plant downtime.  Call us with your requirements for large butterfly valves. Now selling Flo-Tite ball […]

Pentair’s New Vanessa Triple Offset Valve Offers Zero Leakage For Non-Critical Applications

Pentair Valves & Controls announces the expansion of its leading Vanessa Triple Offset Valves (TOVs) product line with the launch of the Series 30-RS. The new manual triple offset valve is uniquely designed to address the need for zero leakage isolation in non-critical applications in the oil and gas and process industries. Engineered by the […]

Florida Water Operators Training Seminar- Pentair Valves & Limitorque Operators

A team of Flotech employees hosted a day long educational valve seminar on capabilities and design characteristics for a variety of Pentair Valves (butterfly, ball, safety) , electric and pneumatic Limitorque valve actuation. In addition to presentations from manufacturer’s representatives from Pentair and Limitorque the seminar included hands on demonstrations for maintenance and operations personnel […]

Best Practices in Pressure-Relief Valve Maintenance and Repair

When maintaining and repairing pressure-relief valves, you can reduce costs, avoid repeat issues and improve safety by understanding the typical repair issues and having an established asset management protocol. In their presentation at the Valve Repair Council Repair Meeting, Bob Donalson and Kevin Simmons of Pentair Valves & Controls gave this sage advice: “Take no […]

Steam Trap Survey

Costs of energy and steam have fluctuated significantly in recent years. When costs were low, economic analysis did not justify repair of steam leaks from gaskets, holes , valves or steam traps. Later, when steam costs escalated dramatically, economics favored the quick repair of these same leak sources. While steam costs vary from time to […]

Flotech adds Apollo Ball Valve Line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    Flotech Inc., Jacksonville FL- Announces the addition of the Apollo Valves ball valve product line. Apollo Valves -American-Made Success Since 1928 Conbraco Industries was created when two Detroit-based manufacturers of brass valves and fittings merged in 1928 forming Consolidated Brass Company. Over 80 years later, Conbraco is an American success story. […]

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Flotech Joins Valve Repair Council

Flotech, a leader in valve repair services in the US southeast, has joined the Valve Repair Council, an affiliate of the Valve Manufacturers Association of America.  Flotech supports the mission of the valve repair council which advocates the original equipment manufacturer (OEM ) to repairing valves. The proliferation of valve and actuator repair and rebuild […]

Open House Highlights

We moved our Jacksonville, Florida distribution center and expanded our inventory of valves, actuators and controls.  We planned a customer Open House and BBQ lunch. Customers and Friends came by to meet everyone and enjoy some food, fun and a tour of our facility.

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Pentair and Tyco International’s Flow Business Combine to Create Pentair Ltd.

Combination Creates a Global Leader in Water and Fluid Solutions, Equipment Protection and Thermal Management SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Pentair Ltd. (NYSE: PNR) today announced the completion of the merger of Pentair, Inc. and the Flow Control business of Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC). Pentair, Inc. and Flow Control have combined to […]

MRO applies technology to meet global demands (Power Engineering International)

Refining and enhancing the steam cycle power generation process is essential to provide more efficient and cleaner power for the future.But keeping advanced technology operational in a cost-effective way sets the pace of change, writes Philippe Claeys. Supercritical (SC) power stations are becoming more commonplace and the technology behind them is quickly developing into the […]

Jacksonville, FL Open House Sept. 21

In addition to the largest Tyco valve inventory in the country, let us show you our valve repair shop, automation shop, tube services division, pattern shop and foundry. Our valve manufacturing partners will be on hand to show you what they have been working on to reduce your downtime and maintenance headaches while we fix you lunch. […]

Flotech Open House- October 7th

We moved our Jacksonville, Florida distribution center and expanded our inventory of valves, actuators and controls.  We have planned a customer Open House and BBQ lunch for Thursday, October 7th from 11:00 until 3:00. Please come by meet everyone and enjoy some food, fun and a tour of our facility.