Victaulic Announces Joint Business Venture with Leading Global Producer of Hydraulic Water and Air Valve Technologies

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Unique partnership to expand valve and device product offerings for the commercial fire protection market.

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“As part of our ongoing commitment to providing value to our customers, we are thrilled to embark on this new business venture with Bermad,” Bob Freidl, VP of Sales and Market Development.

NFSA 2015 Annual Seminar and North American Fire Sprinkler Expo (Booth #300) – April 30 – May 2, 2015 – Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining and fire protection systems, announces a joint business venture with Bermad, a leading global producer of hydraulic water and air valve technologies. The new business partnership, called Victaulic Bermad Technologies (VBT), will be based in Houston, Texas and will focus on select markets and applications, including commercial fire protection – expanding the Victaulic valve and device offering, in the U.S. and Canadian regions.

“As part of our ongoing commitment to bring more value to our customers, we are thrilled to embark on this new business venture with Bermad, a company that embodies the high standard of quality our customers have come to expect from Victaulic,” said Bob Freidl, Vice President of Sales and Market Development. “The goal of this initiative is to not only expand Victaulic’s existing valve and device offering in the commercial fire protection space, but to also create new system solution opportunities for the industry.”

The expansion of the Victaulic valve and device offering includes:

  • Pressure Control Valves (pressure relief and pressure reducing)
  • Deluge Valves (on/off controlled, industrial applications) allowing for remote resetting and constant preset downstream pressure (pressure control function in conjunction with deluge)
  • Remote and Level Control Valves

The industry will benefit from the combined technical and commercial expertise of the two companies, ensuring support is provided from start to finish.

“Victaulic brings to this venture a strong commercial presence combined with industry leading pipe joining solutions while Bermad brings an established reputation for quality valve and device technologies,” adds Nadav Yakir, CEO, Victaulic Bermad Technologies. “We are excited to see this partnership bring more value to the industry.”

Visit Victaulic at the NFSA Annual Seminar and North American Fire Sprinkler Expo, booth #300, to learn more.

About Victaulic
Since 1919, Victaulic has been the originator and world's leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. Used in the most demanding markets, Victaulic innovative piping technologies and services put people to work faster while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency. The company has 14 manufacturing facilities and 29 branches worldwide with 3,600 employees who speak 43 languages across the globe. With over 1,900 global patents, Victaulic solutions are at work in more than 140 countries across diverse business lines including oil and gas, chemical, mining, power generation, water and wastewater treatment, military and marine, as well as commercial building and fire protection. For more information visit http://www.victaulic.com.

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