Flowserve Corp. history, profile and corporate video
Flowserve Corp. develops and manufacture precision-engineered flow control equipment integral to the movement, control and protection of the flow of materials in its customer’s critical processes and also engaged in providing fluid motion and control products and services. The company manufactures and supplies engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services. It also provides automation and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical and other industries. The company operates its business through three segments: Engineered Product Division, Industrial Product Division and Flow Control Division. The Engineered Product Division segment designs, manufacture, distribute and service custom and other highly-engineered pumps and pump systems, mechanical seals and auxiliary systems. The Industrial Product Division segment designs, manufacture, distribute and service engineered, pre-configured industrial pumps and pump systems, including submersible motors and specialty products. The Flow Control Division segment designs, manufactures and distributes a broad portfolio of engineered-to-order and configured-to-order isolation valves, control valves, valve automation products, boiler controls and related services. Flowserve was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Irving, TX.“
Flowserve heritage dates back to the 1790 founding of Simpson & Thompson by Thomas Simpson, later to become Worthington Simpson Pumps, one of the companies that became part of BW/IP. The company was created in 1997 with the merger of two fluid motion and control companies – BW/IP and Durco International.
Acquisitions include HydroTechnik Olomouc in 2006, Sealing Systems in 2007, Calder Ag in 2009 and Valbart Srl in 2010.In October 2011 Flowserve acquired Lawrence Pumps Inc. Also in March 2013 it acquired one plant from L&T Valves.
Flowserve comprises over 48 fluid motion and control products. They are in alphabetical order: ACEC Centrifugal, Accord, Aldrich, Anchor Darling, Argus, Atomac, Automax, BW Seals, Byron Jackson, Cameron, Calder, DuraClear, Durametallic, Durco, Edward, Five Star Seals, Flowserve, Gestra, IDP, Interseal, Jeumont-Schneider, Kammer, Limitorque, Logix, McCANNA/MARPAC, NAF, NAVAL, Noble Alloy, Norbro, Nordstrom, PMV, Pac-Seal, Pacific, Pacific Wietz, Pleuger, Polyvalve, Schmidt Armaturen, Scienco, Serck Audco, Sier-Bath Rotary, TKL, United Centrifugal, Valtek, Valtek EMA, Vogt, Western Land Roller, Wilson-Snyder, Worcester Controls, Worthington.
Flowserve has grown through mergers and acquisitions.
- Acquisitions under Flowserve Corporation
- 1997 – Merger of BW/IP and Durco International (formation of brand name Flowserve)
- 1997 – Stork Engineered Pumps
- 2000 – Ingersoll-Dresser Pumps (IDP)
- 2000 – Invatec
- 2000 – Ecoon
- 2002 – Invensys Flow Control
- 2004 – Thompsons Kelly & Lewis (TKL)
- 2005 – Interseal
- 2006 – HydroTechnik
- 2007 – MF Sealing Systems
- 2009 – Calder AG
- 2010 – Valbart Srl
- 2011 – Lawrence Pumps Inc.
- 2013 – Audco India limited (MMN PLANT )
- 2013 – Innomag Sealless Pumps“
*Information from Forbes.com and Wikipedia.org
**Video published on YouTube by “Flowserveinteractive“