HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zahroof Valves Inc. (ZVI), today announced its partnership with Drivetrain Power and Propulsion. Drivetrain will be the sole distributor of Zahroof Valves' products in Australia and New Zealand. This partnership supports Drivetrain's expansion into the gas compression market and marks Zahroof Valves expansion into the region.
"We are pleased to partner with Drivetrain Power and Propulsion as Zahroof Valves continues its global expansion into the Australian and New Zealand Market," said Tony Gioffredi, Chief Executive Officer of ZVI. "With Drivetrain's stellar reputation and market reach, they are the perfect partners to help bring ZVI's Straightflo Valve technology to the regional market as we continue our strong growth."
"The ZVI Straightflo Valve is a truly revolutionary technology that is sure to improve the operating capacity of our customers' reciprocating compressors," said David Bentley, Drivetrain General Manager of Power and Compression. "Drivetrain is pleased to be named the exclusive Australian and New Zealand Distributor for Zahroof Valves technology."
Established in 2010, ZVI focuses on improving the performance of reciprocating compressors through its game-changing compressor valve. The award-winning and patented ZVI Straightflo Valve is a direct "drop-in" replacement for all manufacturers' compressor valves and can be operated in various compression applications. The revolutionary design has enabled ZVI to offer its industry leading 10-year warranty on its stainless steel valve housings. In addition, usage data has shown the ZVI Straightflo Valve can improve valve efficiency by up to 40% and significantly extend run time between valve service intervals by more than a factor of 5X.
With Drivetrain as its new distribution partner, ZVI now expands its presence in the Australian and New Zealand reciprocating valve market. Drivetrain has a strong reputation for delivering reliable, cost-effective power solutions throughout Australia, New Zealand and beyond. Their dedicated and professional team offers reliability, availability, and productivity enhancements through strategic engineering solutions and aftermarket support. The combination of Drivetrains' experience in the gas compression market and ZVI's reciprocating compressor valve technology will assist customers in the region to realize significant improvements in the operating performance of their reciprocating compressors.
The ZVI Straightflo Valve has been making waves in the energy industry and garnering recognition in the business community. Zahroof Valves was recently named the recipient of the 2016 Edison Award in the category "Carbon Reduction". The company was also named a finalist in the 2015 Platt's Global Energy Awards in the category "Rising Star – Company"; IHS Cera Week's 2015 "Energy Innovation Pioneer Showcase Company" and Pipeline Industry Guild's 2013 winner of the Land-based Pipeline Technology award.
About Zahroof Valves, Inc.
Zahroof Valves, Inc. (ZVI) is an innovative company, headquartered in Houston, Texas, that has developed and markets the revolutionary Straightflo (SF) Valve for use in reciprocating gas compressors. The SF Valve delivers a step change in compressor valve performance, serviceability and reliability. As a result of these proven and measured improvements ZVI is able to guarantee a 10% improvement in valve efficiency and a 50% increase in service intervals with a 10-year warranty on the valve housing.
For more information, please visit www.zahroofvalves.com.
About Drivetrain Power and Propulsion
Drivetrain is a flexible, dynamic, international business with strong capabilities across the engineering product life cycle. With Operations and sales staff in 13 locations in 5 countries, they are organized around two major business streams: Mobile Powertrain & Turbo, Power and Compression. Drivetrain offers an effective marketing and distribution channel and Through Life Support solution, for leading off-highway powertrain, distributed power, propulsion and compression products and technologies. Drivetrain Power and Propulsion is a subsidiary of ASX listed Engenco Limited.
For more information, please visit http://www.drivetrainpower.com/.
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