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Portersville PRD Expands Representation to Include Bartec Heat Trace and Multi-Instruments Product Lines

NEW CASTLE, PA – Portersville PRD, certified valve service and repair facility and leading provider of highly engineered, lifesaving valves and related products and solutions for the power, oil and gas industries, is proud to announce the expansion of its factory authorized manufacturer representation for the Bartec Heat Trace and Multi-Instruments product lines.

Bartec Heat Trace: Bartec’s global experience concerning products, engineering, and processes forms the basis for their innovative and economical heating systems for both general and hazardous area classifications. Providing a large selection of heating cables, (self-regulating, constant wattage, and mineral insulated) as well as pre-traced tube bundle, clients find themselves in a unique position of a having a wide variety of control system methodology to select from. Bartec’s state of the art industrial design software system and project management experts allows Portersville PRD to support our customer base with unparalleled resources, including trace and components inventory stocked at our various regional facilities.

Multi-Instruments: Multi-Instruments is the ideal partner for the supply and design of manifolds, instrument valves, monoflanges, sunshades and electrical heated instrument housings and enclosure products. With decades of experience, Multi-Instruments is specialized in turn-key manifold assemblies, securing an easy onsite installation. Renown for possessing knowledge on many specific requirements and standards for end-users in the oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical and power industries, Multi-Instruments Engineering and Design groups makes ease of new projects and retrofits for their business partners worldwide.

With the addition of these two globally established manufacturers to our product portfolio, Portersville PRD can offer turnkey, single sourced solutions to the instrument winterization industry. By coupling Multi-Instruments’ manifolds and enclosures with Bartec’s pre-traced and insulated tube bundle, Portersville PRD can supply a complete, integrated package that can be quickly installed in the field, eliminating any cutting or fitting onsite.

For more information visit www.PortersvillePRD.com.

About Portersville PRD

A merging of Portersville Valve and PRD Technologies in 2013, Portersville PRD is a certified valve service and repair facility and leading provider of highly engineered, lifesaving valves and related products and solutions for the power, oil and gas industries. With facilities in New Castle Pennsylvania, Tallmadge and South Point Ohio, Blountville Tennessee, Eastpointe Michigan and Rochester New York, Portersville PRD is recognized for its engineering and technical experience and focus on solving the most difficult industry challenges.

For more information visit www.portersvilleprd.com.

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PA Governor Corbett: Manufacturer to relocate to Lawrence County; Create 25 Jobs

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett announced today that Portersville Valve Company, LLC, a manufacturer of valve and valve actuators for the oil and gas industry, is relocating its operations from Butler County to Lawrence County to expand and support new growth, adding 25 jobs in Lawrence County

“Shale gas development continues to support employment in Pennsylvania, not only at the drill sites, but at companies like Portersville Valve Company that provide services to the industry,” Corbett said. “Continued growth in the industry will continue leading to new opportunities for Pennsylvania manufacturers and workers.”

Portersville Valve will relocate its current operations from Butler County to a new 60,000 square foot facility in Shenango Township, Lawrence County. The new company will acquire new land and invest more than $4.7 million in construction, new equipment and employee training. The expansion is projected to create 25 jobs within the next three years in addition to the company’s current 50 employees.

“Our team has an outstanding reputation for delivering specialized valve solutions to the pressure process industry, said Todd Pozzuto, General Manager of Portersville Valve. “With the investment in our operation we are confident that we will be the best-equipped, most-experienced industrial valve sales and service organization in the mid-Atlantic region.”

The company received a funding offer from the department of Community and Economic Development, including a $50,000 Pennsylvania First Program grant, $25,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits and $11,250 in Guaranteed Free Training to be used for training its new workforce at the project site. The company will also be eligible to apply for a $600,000 loan from the Machine and Equipment Loan Fund to be repaid within 10 years.

The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who work directly with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania, in collaboration with Lawrence County Industrial Development Corporation.

“The relocation of Portersville Valve to Lawrence County’s manufacturing base is a welcome addition,” said Linda Nitch, Executive Director of Lawrence County Economic Development. “We are delighted to have the company construct its facility and relocate its workforce to the community.”

Headquartered in Western Pennsylvania, Portersville Valve Company is a leading provider of highly engineered, lifesaving safety valves and related products and solutions for steam process and flow control. The company, recognized for its engineering and technical expertise, serves the oil and gas industry throughout the Northeastern United States.

For more information visit www.PortersvillePRD.com.

for more information about Governor Corbett’s commitment to job creation, visit www.pa.gov.

Media contacts:
Kelli Roberts, Governor’s Office: 717.783.1116
Edward Jordan, DCED: 717.783.1132
Julie Bodine, Portersville PRD: 713.715.5546

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