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Achilles UVDB & FPAL

We are pleased to continue working closely with Achilles FPAL and UVDB. Our UVDB audit resulted in our highest score ever with our Onsite Assessment gaining 100% across the board.    

2018 ST-XR Challenge

Saturday 29th September was the last round for the 2018 ST-XR Challenge and took place at Oulton Park. Despite believing that he wouldn’t be as strong as in the previous rounds, Adam still managed to qualify 6th overall and 5th in class.  Despite suffering a few problems with the brakes on the car he even […]

National Three Peaks Challenge

In keeping with our company ethos of ‘going the extra mile’ Tom Kirkham has taken this to heart and with 6 close friends has successfully completed the National Three Peaks Challenge. The National Three Peaks Challenge involves climbing, within 24 hours, the three highest peaks of: – Scotland – Ben Nevis 1345 meters England – […]

ACV vs Pekos 1st annual golf day

Friday 11th May saw the start of our annual golf day vs Pekos. Legs were out on a beautiful spring morning at Hinckley Golf Club as Gary, Stefan, Harry and Drew challenged Dani, Zlatin, Ramon and an ‘on loan’ Mark to 18 holes. Even though the sun was shining our Mediterranean team members still required […]

Charity at Christmas Time

In keeping with the real meaning of Christmas, Noel and his partner Veronique have been doing their bit for a local charity by collecting Christmas trees from homes on behalf of St Richard’s Hospice. St Richard’s Hospice cares for patients and families in Worcestershire who are living with life-limiting illnesses. Each year they give free […]

Adam Brown Racing

Adams racing career began with karts in 2010 and he steadily progressed over a 5-year period coming 3rd in 2011, 2nd in the summer series of 2012 and 1st in the winter series of 2012.  In 2013 he finished 1st and this proved to be one of his best years so far. Getting pole position in every round […]

Austrey & Newton Regis ‘V’ AC Valve Alliance First XI

AC Valves travelled to Newton Regis for their annual fixture with Austrey & Newton Regis on Sunday 6th August in a confident mood. Pre-match training had gone well and there was an air of optimism in the AC camp after last years’ historic victory. It was a was fine day, slightly overcast, and with a […]

20 Year Family Fun Day

To celebrate our 20 Year Anniversary, we held a family fun day at Beaumanor Hall, Loughborough…

Our 20 Year Anniversary

This year we will celebrate our 20 year anniversary and our partner Pekos have kindly started the celebrations with…

KOC = KFC

To celebrate our partner Starline gaining KOC approval, Adrian kindly treated all of us to a KFC lunch.  Any excuse for food.    

SAMMI Line Blinds

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with SAMMI Machinery Co and will now be promoting…

ISO 9001 2015

We are pleased to announce that the management systems of our group of companies have been approved to ISO 9001 2015 by Lloyds.  Full details can be found on our resources page.

Actuated Package for Africa

Our Valve and Actuation Centre has been working flat out to complete a large actuated package destined for Africa. The full package comprised of 6” #600 / 8” #600 / 10” #300 / 6” #150 / 4” and 2” #150 valves which were assembled with Air Torque, Pro-Control and Bettis scotch yoke pneumatic actuators. Complemented […]

Galli & Cassina Stock – ready to go

Our new stock of National Grid V6 approved lubricated plug valves is now available. Supplied by our new partner Galli & Cassina from Italy. 1/2″ – 1.1/2″ LCC #600 screwed / socket weld and 1″ – 8″ LCC #600 flanged.  

New kit and a cup win.

Markfield Rangers Oldboys first game in their new kit was a tough Cup away game to Shortlands FC…

Zwick Triple Offset Butterfly Valves

A kaleidoscope of Zwick triple offset butterfly valves being assembled and tested at our Coalville UK facility…

FPAL & UVDB

We are pleased to announce that we will continue working closely with FPAL and UVDB.

If anyone can, Haidyn can.

We are pleased to announce that Haidyn Adams has moved into a new role as Quality Assistant…

New Plug Valve Stock – due soon..

In anticipation of the arrival of our stock order of National Grid approved Plug Valves, we sent four of the team…

Cancer Plays Dirty, so can we….

On the hottest day of the year – so far. Our intrepid ladies in pink, Jessica Findell, Lisa Calvert and Hannah Stringer…

AC Velo ‘Ride 100′

The inaugural AC Velo “Ride 100″ took place this month with 13 riders, aged from 17 – 54 and a support team…

We are expanding!

More people + more valves = more space required. Let’s knock down some walls and take over next door…