Houston, TX, January, 2022– United Valve announces the acquisition of the assets of Global Service & Repair (GSR) of Sulphur, LA. GSR was a provider of repair and modification services on rising/rotating metallic plug valves and other tapered plug valve designs. The acquisition and installation of GSR’s special grinding equipment will allow United Valve to better perform repair and service on all types of metallic plug valve designs. These metallic plug valves are utilized in many critical fluid control applications such as Coker switching, isolation and overhead vapor lines, as well as Ethylene Cracking units.
Most of the equipment, including grinding machinery, will be installed in United’s principal repair plant in Houston, while some components will be utilized in its Corpus Christi facility. “We are excited about the GSR acquisition. It helps fill an important gap in our in-house valve services “, according to company president Greg Johnson.
United Valve is a valve service and repair company, performing valve services since 1961, for the refining, petrochemical, pipeline, terminal, and power plant industries, with locations in Houston and Corpus Christi, TX.
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Kelly Lovell, Executive Vice-President