W&O Europe Signs Exclusive Agreement with LK Valves

By MarEx 2014-10-29 13:46:00

W&O, a global supplier to the marine and marine offshore markets for pipe, valves and fittings, valve automation, and engineered solutions, is announcing the expansion of its European operations into the United Kingdom through a partnership with LK Valves & Controls, Ltd., a privately-owned, UK-based marine valve and actuator supply company. The agreement will allow LK Valves & Controls to exclusively stock and distribute W&O’s comprehensive range of JIS marine valves and flanges.

“W&O Europe partnered with LK Valves & Controls because we share a similar work ethic and customer-focused mindset,” said Kristof Adam, Managing Director of W&O’s European operations.  “The agreement is one of the many steps W&O Europe is taking to expand our operations and support of the maritime industry in Europe. Alan Forrester and the leaders of LK Valves & Controls are experts in the industry, with 75 years’ combined experience in the maritime market.” 

LK Valves & Control Ltd. is a marine valve and actuator supply partner that is ISO 9001:2008 quality assured. With years of experience in new build, repair, conversion and in-service fleet support, they offer the UK marine sector unrivaled knowledge and service. A ‘can do’ attitude runs throughout the company, ensuring quick and efficient response to customers’ needs.

“We are delighted to be partnering with W&O to hold stock of JIS valves in our UK Liverpool warehouse,” said Alan Forrester, Managing Director of LK Valves & Controls Ltd. “This will enable us to quickly satisfy the ever increasing demand for JIS valves. This stockholding will add to our existing marine valve product range, giving us ex stock marine product ready for immediate dispatch.”

For more information about the products available in the UK through this partnership, please visit www.lkvalvesandcontrols.co.uk

The products and services herein described in this press release are not endorsed by The Maritime Executive.