CINCINNATI (March 20, 2014) – Crane ChemPharma & Energy has appointed industrial valve distributor Petro-Valve as the North American distributor of Pacific pressure seal valves. With this appointment, pressure seal gate, globe and check valves are now available with same-day shipping to the North American power market, reducing the standard lead time by more than six months.
Pacific brand products now offered through Petro-Valve include pressure seal gate, globe and check valves in a wide range of sizes, pressure classes and materials.
With this addition, Crane ChemPharma & Energy strengthens their coverage and services within the U.S. and Canadian MRO power markets. Offering an extensive selection of Pacific pressure seal valves now available to the market in a matter of days, Crane ChemPharma & Energy is able to more effectively fulfill the immediate needs of customers in the Power, Refining, Chemical and General Industrial industry segments.
“The addition of our Pacific pressure seal line to Petro-Valve’s selective portfolio offers us the opportunity to enhance the level of service that we deliver to our customers,” said Brian Perkins, U.S. Sales Manager, Power Industry, Crane ChemPharma & Energy. “With this agreement, our customers throughout North America will benefit from significantly reduced lead times and greater ease of doing business with the long-trusted Pacific brand.”

“The Petro-Valve team is excited to partner with Crane Power products and continue to broaden our large inventory of Pacific valves,” said Marek Menger, President and CEO of Petro-Valve in Houston, TX. “This relationship allows us to further strengthen our place in the market of fulfilling the critical need, immediate ship requirements for the valve industry from our Houston inventory and provide the Pacific brand to customers worldwide.” For more information about Petro-Valve, please visit
For more information about Crane ChemPharma & Energy’s line of Pacific pressure-seal gate, globe and check valves, and to learn more about their solutions for the power industry, please visit


Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Founded in 1855, Crane provides products and solutions to customers in the aerospace, electronics, hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising, transportation and other markets. The Company has four business segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Engineered Materials, Merchandising Systems, and Fluid Handling. Crane has approximately 11,000 employees in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CR). For more information,

Crane ChemPharma & Energy (within Crane’s Fluid Handling segment) designs and manufactures a variety of high performance products including: highly engineered check valves, sleeved plug valves, lined valves, process ball valves, high performance butterfly valves, bellows sealed globe valves, aseptic and industrial diaphragm valves, multi/quarter-turn valves, actuation, sight glasses, lined pipe, fittings and hoses, and air operated diaphragm and peristaltic pumps. Its trusted brands (in alphabetical order) ALOYCO®, CENTER LINE®, COMPAC-NOZ®, CRANE®, DEPA®, DUO-CHEK®, ELRO®, FLOWSEAL®, JENKINS®, KROMBACH®, NOZ-CHEK®, PACIFIC VALVES®, RESISTOFLEX®, REVO®, SAUNDERS®, STOCKHAM®, TRIANGLE®, UNI-CHEK®, WTA®, and XOMOX® offer customers complete and innovative product portfolio designed for the most demanding corrosive, erosive, and high purity applications. Among the industries served are the chemical processing, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, refining, and power generation. For more information, visit
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