Industry News

Mueller Water Products Acquires Singer Valve

Mueller Water Products Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Singer Valve, a manufacturer of automatic control valves, for $34 million in cash.

New Engineers Join Singer Valve

Singer Valve Inc. added two new members to its Engineering Department. Justin Arseneault joined as instrumentation and automation engineer, and Marc Li joined as applications engineer.

With the growing need for automation and innovative design in the water industry, Arseneault and Li are meeting the demand at Singer. Together they bring the latest in design and technology so that Singer can continue to push the boundaries in control valve innovation. 

Singer Valve Appoints Head of Instrumentation and Automation

Singer Valve has announced the appointment of Ryan Spooner as manager of instrumentation and automation.

“Ryan’s expertise in mechatronics, coupled with his proven record at Singer Valve to solve and create complex automation solutions for our customers, makes him a natural fit to head up our instrumentation and automation department,” said Andrew Taylor, president of Singer Valve.

Spooner will focus on increasing his team’s capabilities so that more customers have access to the electronic automation solutions that Singer has to offer.

Singer Valve Introduces Automated Pilot Control

Singer Valve has launched the 420-DC or 420-AC Automated Pilot Control. “In this new model, we have added over-volt protection, 4-20mA feedback, O-ring sealed, explosion-proof housing with new certification and a more modular design so repair can be done on specific parts that need it,” said Mark Gimson, business development and marketing manager for Singer Valve. In addition, Singer has doubled the torque on the unit’s motors, so the actuator’s operational life is significantly increased.

Singer Valve Product Wins Innovation Award

Singer Valve, a manufacturer of control valves, has received an innovation award from an industry publication for the new SPI-MV—the first single-point insertion electromagnetic flowmeter installed and calibrated with a control valve. The SPI-MV can be used with a Singer metering valve as a standalone option or built into a 106-2SC-PCO pilot system to provide complete flow-based valve control. The award’s winners were determined by reader votes.

Singer Valve Opens Manufacturing Plant in China

Singer Valve hosted a grand opening of a manufacturing plant in Taicang, China, complete with ceremony, plant tour and traditional Chinese banquet for close to 100 people.

Li Jun, general manager for China said, “It was a wonderful opportunity to showcase the facility, meet with new agents and recognize the many individuals and organizations that made this new facility possible.”