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Companies intend to build 60,000 square foot facility and add 25 new jobs in the new Keystone Enterprise Zone, Lawrence County, in western Pennsylvania.
PORTERSVILLE, PA – ValvTechnologies, the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, severe service isolation valve solutions, has signed a management agreement with Portersville Valve Company of western Pennsylvania to support growth plans in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York, Ohio and Maryland.
Todd Pozzuto, General Manager of Portersville Valve, said that plans include a new 60,000 square foot facility to be constructed on a recently purchased 23-acre site as well as the addition of 25 new jobs. All current positions will be retained.
“Our team has an outstanding reputation for delivering specialized valve solutions to the pressure process industry,” said Pozzuto. “With ValvTechnologies’ 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.” Since 1966 they have served a legacy of power, pulp and paper, oil and gas, petrochemical and pharmaceutical businesses in this area.
Gary Gandolfi, Director of Global Distribution for ValvTechnologies, echoed Pozzuto’s comments. “We’re looking forward to introducing more customers to ValvTechnologies’ zero-leakage, severe service valve products and services,” said Gandolfi. “With growing demands for both our companies products and services, particularly within the shale gas industry in the eastern United States, there are exciting opportunities for both companies.”
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, severe service isolation valve solutions. Employing more than 500 people worldwide, our offices are located in the United Kingdom, Mainland Europe, China, Middle East, India, Australia and South America. In addition, ValvTechnologies partners with stocking distributors and independent representatives to service customers around the world. To find out more about the products and services offered or to locate a representative, visit our website at www.valv.com.