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Paladon Americas Welcomes Flotech as New Distributor

Paladon Americas is pleased to welcome Flotech to the Paladon family. With offices in Jacksonville Florida, Mobile Alabama and Charleston, South Carolina. The Flotech team brings extensive knowledge of valve automation with an emphasis on Power Generation, Paper & Pulp, Water & Waste Water, Chemical, and Offshore markets. Flotech with its long-standing manufactures relationships will […]

REOTEMP adds Flotech as Distributor

Flotech is excited at the addition of REOTEMP Instruments to our line of municipal and industrial solutions. Temperature sensors, RTD’s, diaphragm seals, HiVis dials, and much more. One of the only instrumentation companies that have a FULL online configurator that will give live gauge previews, part numbers, and full drawings. REOTEMP is a US manufacturer […]

Flotech and Promation Engineering Providing Actuators to NASA

Promation Engineering will supply electric actuators to the high-pressure industrial water facility at Stennis Space Center. The facility provides cooling water to the largest test stands at SSC during static single or multi-engine testing. Promation sales engineers worked closely with NASA personnel to determine the correct configuration of the actuators to be installed. Once the […]

Now Stocking Pratt in the Carolinas

The Henry Pratt Company announces Flotech as their new stocking distributor in North and South Carolina. In addition to stocking Pratt (Milliken) valves in Florida, Flotech will add inventory in our existing Charleston, SC facility. Flotech has the largest Pratt valve inventory in the US.  “Flotech will provide quality service and local stock to serve the […]

Vent Tech Announces Flotech as North and South Carolina Distributor

Flotech expanded distribution territory for Vent Tech Air Release Valves from Florida into North and South Carolina. With up-to-date technology and access to local inventory, Vent-Tech air valves are changing the game when it comes to pipeline performance and now offer pipeline condition assessments for surge and transient analysis. We are honored to represent the […]

The Lowdown on Boiler Blowdown Valves

Boiler Blowdown Valves Tandem blowdown valve configurations ensure ease of maintenance, longer valve life, and a higher ROI. Boiler Blowdown Valves are critical to providing maximum uptime and smooth operations at today’s modern power plants. The ability to maintain these valves inline, without cutting them out, saves power plants time and money. Blowdown valves control […]

Space Marine Valves for Military Sealift Command (MSC) Ship

Ready for delivery to a Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship is one of many Space Gate Valves. These narrow-faced gate valves are ductile iron, with a bronze trimmed double-disc, for seawater applications. These Space valves are 100% USA made with Flotech patterns and machining.  We use partners to pour the castings. Flotech has been making specialized marine valves for […]

Importance of Control Valve Training Water Operations

Why is training so essential for water utilities, engineers, and operators? There are continuous changes in the regulation of water distribution systems, changing laws, and water quality mandates. In order to ensure compliance, utilities, and their staff need proper training on the tools and methodology to keep up with an ever-changing industry.   By Ryan […]

Flotech Moves Valve & Automation Shops to New Facility

Flotech, Inc. recently moved to a 175,000 sq. ft. building in Jacksonville, FL to accommodate its growing service, automation and sales activities. Flotech has locations in Florida, Alabama and South Carolina. The new facility consolidates Flotech’s machine shops, automation center, training facility, industrial and municipal valve distribution, sales, and service teams under one roof. Valve services […]

Business Essential Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) The Flotech leadership team continues to monitor the evolving situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Effective immediately for all locations, to help prevent the spread of this virus through our employees, customers, and community. Access to our facilities will be for employees only, unless absolutely necessary. Appointments and meetings should either be […]

Welcome Chip Smith

Chip’s strong mechanical background and attention to customer success will help Flotech become the primary supplier for valve & actuation service in the North Carolina territory. An Industrial Engineer, from East Tennessee State, Chip has excelled in various industrial sales positions after completing five years service in the US Navy. Chip enjoys training for triathlons, […]

Automatic Control Valve Hands-On Training On Site

AUTOMATIC CONTROL VALVE HANDS-ON TRAINING State of the art mobile water distribution system lab. We Come To You Receive hands-on training from product experts; Learn how to set and adjust pressure reducing, pressure sustaining, and altitude valves. Gain valuable troubleshooting knowledge using 100 psi of water pressure in a safe and controlled environment. Water Loss […]

Automated Hydrant Flushing Keeps Water Main Dead Ends in the Clear

Source: Municipal Sewer and Water Magazine- https://www.mswmag.com/online_exclusives/2019/12/automated-hydrant-flushing-keeps-water-main-dead-ends-in-the-clear_sc_00wpw Flushing of water distribution systems is critical to ensure customers receive the best water quality. Aging infrastructure, poor quality pipelines, and high temperatures are all contributing factors to scale and biofilm building up inside pipelines. An important maintenance task is to ensure water is thrust through the system […]

NOW DISTRIBUTING MUELLER HYDRO-GUARD®

MUELLER HYDRO-GUARD® The Hydro-Guard® system can be programmed to flush a line and monitor water quality conditions in distribution piping. When conditions warrant, the device automatically initiates flushing and helps a utility to comply with U.S. EPA Safe Drinking Water Standards. While flushing the water, this system conserves the amount of water discharged. Hydro-Guard saves money […]

New Limitorque Blue Ribbon Service Center in Mobile Alabama

New Limitorque Blue Ribbon Service Center in Mobile Alabama Flowserve’s Limitorque factory recently authorized our Mobile, Alabama facility to service and sell Limitorque actuators in Southern Alabama and Southeast Mississippi. Flotech can service, repair and sell the industry-leading actuator from three service centers – Jacksonville, Charleston and now Mobile. We have your Limitorque needs covered in the Southeast.

Welcome Kevin Byrd

As Warren Buffet once said, “If you want a great worker, hire someone who grew up on a farm, they work from sun up to sun down and learn how to fix things themselves”. After Kevin left the farm and went off to school, he worked as a Systems Engineer for a mechanical contractor. He […]

Remington Severe service ball valve

Remington Severe Service Ball Valves

Remington Severe Service Ball Valves. Remington Valve provides critical severe service solutions to customers with quality and safety you can count on. Quality is paramount in the performance of any severe service metal-seated ball valve product. Remington guarantees that quality because our reputation depends on it! Remington designs and engineers every valve to surpass industry […]

NISTM Aboveground Storage Tank Conference April 2-4 Orlando, Florida

21st Annual International Aboveground Storage Tank Conference & Trade Show April 2-4, 2019   Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel | Orlando, Florida See us at the Protectoseal Booth NISTM host conferences and trade shows mainly in the aboveground storage tank industry. At NISTM 2019 independent and major terminal operators, manufacturers and suppliers will come together to […]

Visit with us at FWRC Tampa, FL April 13-17 @ Booth 143-145

The 2019 FWRC will be held April 14-17, 2019 at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida. Stop by our booth and say hello Booth #143 and #145. Our AWWA#3530471 _______________________ A nonprofit, educational, and scientific organization, FWRC is a joint conference of the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association, the Florida Water Environment Association, […]

New Ductile Iron Check Valve Stops Water Hammer In Louisiana Municipality

After suffering years of water hammer problems and the resulting effect on maintenance, personnel and equipment, the St. Charles Parish Municipality in Louisiana needed a product that would save them both time and money. Milliken Valve Company of Bethlehem, Pa., provided the answer . The Double Disc Check Valve Installation St. Charles Parish Water in Louisiana […]

New Flotech Valve Repair Shop in Mobile, Alabama

Flotech opened a new valve repair facility in Mobile, Alabama. Offering the same high quality valve services available in our Jacksonville and Charleston shops with an experienced management team and valve technicians. National Board Certified VR Shop An ASME National Board certified VR safety and relief valve repair shop, control valve repairs, line valves and […]

Municipal Team Announced, Pratt AWWA Valves, Singer AWWA Control Valves, Kinetrol Actuators

To complement our Limitorque inventory, we have finalized contract negotiations with The Henry Pratt Company to provide local inventory and turn-key valve packages to support Florida’s municipal market. Flotech has over 4 million dollars in Henry Pratt, Limitorque, Municipal and Industrial related products inventory. We are your one stop shop for 1-2 day delivery of AWWA […]

Celebrate the 4th with New Valve Lines -Pratt Power Distribution & Protectoseal

We are very excited to announce the Henry Pratt Company approves Flotech as a Distributor in the Florida Power Market The Triton XR 70 rubber seated large diameter butterfly valve coming to a power plant near you. ______________________________________________ Protectoseal announces Flotech as Distributor for Florida and South Alabama Protectoseal Pressure and Vacuum Relief Vents are […]

Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial Division Farris 3800L Series Pressure Relief Valve Receives ASME Approval

Farris’ 3800 Series Pilot Operated Relief Valve with Modulating Control (Photo: Business Wire) Source: Business Wire – April 19, 2018 11:25 AM Eastern Daylight Time CHRISTCHURCH, UK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division has announced that its Farris Engineering business unit has received ASME Code Section VIII certification for the 3800L Series pilot operated pressure relief valves with […]

New Flotech CEO, Caleb Goelz and President, John Allen Jr. announce expanded distribution partnership with Limitorque.

Flowserve recently announced Flotech would be their new authorized Limitorque stocking distributor in Florida, Eastern Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Flotech and Flowserve after working over seven years on a limited partnership are both excited to expand service to Limitorque electric and pneumatic valve actuators. Flotech has many customers in the power, paper, chemical, […]

A Power Plant in Northwest Georgia -16 chillers, 32,000 tubes, and a tight schedule Flotech delivers

When one of the nations largest power cooperatives, planned to upgrade the chillers at their combined cycle power generating plant in Georgia they asked Black and Veatch to find a service company capable of handling a large project with a very tight timeline. Flotech has a long history and experienced team that came highly recommended. […]

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 […]