Victaulic strengthens desalination portfolio with acquisition of MTS Valves & Technology

EASTON, PA, Sept. 10, 2012 -- Victaulic, a leading supplier of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has acquired the desalination business of MTS Valves & Technology, which designs and manufactures valves for the global desalination market, including the MTS Plug Valve.

"The acquisition of the MTS desalination business unit enables Victaulic to offer the highest quality and most comprehensive product portfolio for piping systems in the desalination industry," said Jim Renner, vice president of water and wastewater at Victaulic. "Victaulic will provide the same high-quality products and services that current MTS customers are accustomed to receiving, in addition to world-class technical support."

Victaulic offers a complete line of grooved couplings, fittings and valves for high-pressure desalination and reverse osmosis (RO) applications. The ease and speed of assembly associated with Victaulic products, paired with the MTS high-pressure plug valve technology, allows engineers and contractors to meet demanding build schedules, ease maintenance and reduce field man-hours at every stage of the project lifecycle.

The MTS Plug Valve is a high-pressure valve for control and on/off applications that is typically utilized in seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) applications/desalination plants.

In addition, the MTS Plug Valve is suitable for other high-pressure membrane treatment applications in highly corrosive environments, including offshore oil and gas sulfate removal systems, industrial water reclamation and reuse facilities, high-purity water treatment for power, and water processing for mining.

To learn more about Victaulic products for desalination and reverse osmosis, visit the desalination and RO piping page on the Victaulic website.

About Victaulic
Founded in 1925, Victaulic is the world's leading producer of mechanical pipe joining systems. Headquartered in Easton, Pa., Victaulic has manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide and employs more than 3,500 people. The company develops products and services for some of the world's most demanding markets, including oil, gas and chemical; mining; power generation; water and wastewater treatment; and military and marine systems; as well as commercial building and fire protection applications. Keep in touch with Victaulic on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.


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