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AC Valve Alliance Pioneers Starline Valve Manufacturing In The UK

In a significant leap forward for the valve industry, AC Valve Alliance are proud to announce a groundbreaking initiative that is set to revolutionise the manufacturing and delivery of Starline ball valves in the UK. Starline Ball Valves UK was established in 2001 as part of the AC Valve Alliance group to provide the market with fast-track stock valve modification services on behalf of our affiliate Starline S.p.A.  This recent move marks a new chapter in the partnership between Starline Ball Valves UK and AC Valve Alliance, promising unparalleled speed and flexibility in meeting customer demands.

Starline S.p.A is a globally renowned and trusted brand for the oil and gas industry and is chosen for its high-quality materials, manufacturing standards and world-wide approvals. These include TOTAL E & P, Shell, KOC, PTTEP, INPEX, ADCO, ExxonMobil and Technip. Manufacturing in Italy since 1976, they have developed a wide and complete range of ball valves in different materials and executions.

Fast-Tracked Manufacturing

In an exciting and ground-breaking new initiative​, Starline Ball Valves UK have further strengthened their partnership with Starline S.p.A to provide a unique manufacturing option for Starline branded valves. For instance, bespoke floating ball valves for unusual requirements as well as specific ends (hub end and overlay). As well as exotic materials/ high alloys such as Inconel, Super Duplex, Alu bronze, Hastelloy – available in ANSI or DIN.

This is not just another collaboration; it’s an official licensing agreement that allows for the manufacturing of Starline valves exclusively in the UK. This strategic move aims to streamline the production process and provide customers with fast-track delivery options, setting a new standard for efficiency and responsiveness in the industry.

A Legacy Of Excellence

For over two decades, Starline Ball Valves UK has been a leading provider of stock and valve modification services, catering to diverse industries such as oil, gas, petrochemicals, and green energy. Their commitment to quality and innovation has earnt them a consistently good reputation in the market, making them the go-to option for customers seeking reliability and performance.

AC Valve Alliance brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the industry. With an experienced in-house team in all aspects of the valve industry, from design engineering to production and sales. Allowing us to advise customers on application including temperature, fluids, materials, and pressures.

Key members of the AC Valve Alliance management team have worked closely with Starline S.p.A for over 40 years.  We have a deep understanding and knowledge of their high-quality valves and have been closely involved in the evolution of their products. Consistently delivering tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of our customers.

Unmatched Flexibility & Speed

What sets this partnership apart is its ability to offer unparalleled flexibility and speed in meeting customer requirements. Whether customers need off-the-shelf solutions, modified stock valves, or custom-manufactured products, Starline Ball Valves UK and AC Valve Alliance have the infrastructure and expertise to deliver with precision and efficiency.

With extensive investment in state-of-the-art CNC machinery, we can provide customers with fast and flexible delivery options when experiencing long lead times.​ Products include floating ball valves, trunnion mounted ball valves, single and double block and bleed, soft & metal seated, cryogenic and high temperature designs and are offered with full traceability by exclusively using Western European materials.

Comprehensive Solutions From Design To Delivery

From direct supplies from Starline Italy’s factory to European stock holding and custom modifications, the partnership offers a comprehensive range of solutions to meet the diverse needs of customers. Whether it’s standard products or specialised components, customers can rely on Starline Ball Valves UK and AC Valve Alliance to provide high quality products with full traceability and quality assurance.

A Vision For Growth & Innovation

As the partnership between Starline Ball Valves UK and AC Valve Alliance continues to evolve, the future looks promising. With a shared vision for growth and innovation, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the valve industry, setting new benchmarks for quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction.

The collaboration between Starline Ball Valves UK and AC Valve Alliance represents a significant milestone in the valve industry. By combining our strengths and expertise, we are ready to deliver unmatched value to customers while pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence. As we continue to pave the way for future advancements, one thing is clear, the future of valve manufacturing has never looked brighter.