Control Valves Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of control valves, which regulate the flow of materials through a system. Control valves are installed on pipes to shut off, initiate or throttle flows using a variety of mechanisms. Valves can be activated manually, but most are sold in conjunction with actuators for remote or automated operation. Suppliers of control valves include manufacturers and wholesalers. The primary types of buyers of control valves include petroleum refineries, water supply and irrigation systems suppliers, electric power transmission suppliers and a wide range of manufacturers. This report does not include pipes,actuators or other components of a piping system.