Press release May 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM CET

Metso showcases the market's most comprehensive control and on/off valve line at IVS - Industrial Valve Summit 2019

Metso showcases the market's most comprehensive control and on/off valve line at IVS - Industrial Valve Summit 2019
Metso Corporation's press release on May 21, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EEST

Metso will showcase its unique valve and service solution offering for a wide range of process industries at the IVS - Industrial Valve Summit 2019, taking place May 22-23 at the Bergamo Exhibition Center in Bergamo, Italy. Meet Metso at stand 82 in hall B.

Metso will be displaying a comprehensive range of products and services, such as control valves, on/off valves and ESD (emergency shutdown) valves. Being showcased at Metso's stand are the latest additions to their offering and the most comprehensive control valve line available on the market today. Metso experts will share the most recent insights in improving plant reliability and safety through well-planned valve optimization solutions, best-practice maintenance planning and advanced digitalization.

Functional safety calculations are valid only if the right valves are selected

In IVS 2019, Metso's Ville Kähkönen, responsible for industry management in valves, will also present a paper 'Lifecycle of the ESD valve - Install-and-forget device?' on Thursday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. The presentation will cover how to maintain ESD valves properly to ensure performance and fulfill the original safety requirement specifications.  

ESD valves are widely used in refineries, petrochemical sites and LNG plants around the world. Top-level safety and field-proven reliability are the requirements for valve solutions. Making the correct final element selection is a vital part of a plant's safety throughout its life cycle. Valve selection should always take into consideration an application-based view, which will guarantee that valves continue to work in emergency situations.


Metso's reliable emergency shutdown (ESD) valves and actuators with Neles ValvGuard intelligent valve controllers improve your plant safety cost efficiently.

Long experience in providing reliability with flow control

Metso's extensive flow control services offering covers expert services from maintenance planning and execution to performance solutions. Metso has solid experience in delivering engineered performance and reliability to customers through its leading product brands-Neles® and Jamesbury®-and has delivered millions of control valves and on/off valves globally over the last 90 years. The offering also includes standard and severe service globe valves, which offer reliability for the most critical processes and can operate at extreme pressures and temperatures. Additionally, Metso has become one of the leading suppliers of intelligent valve controllers.

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Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 3.2 billion in 2018. Metso employs over 13,000 people in more than 50 countries.

For further information, please contact:

Giuseppe Casu, Country Manager, Flow Control, Metso Italy S.p.A. Tel. +39 335 5636368, E-mail:

Ville Kähkönen, Director, Industry management, Valves business area, Metso, Tel. +358 2048 35350, E-mail:

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Metso Corporation, Tel. +358 20 484 3212, E-mail:

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