Crane India inaugurates engineered check valves factory in Satara
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Crane India inaugurates engineered check valves factory in Satara

Certified testing is also available per customers’ specific temperature or pressure requirements, detailing leak-rates as well as a graphical representation of the testing cycle

  • By ICN Bureau | September 29, 2022

Crane India, as part of the Crane Co., draws on 165 years of history of innovation, announced the inauguration of its new engineered check valves factory in Satara, Maharashtra.

The event was hosted by Crane Process Flow Technologies India Private Limited and ChemPharma & Energy, Duo-Chek and Noz-Chek, businesses of Crane Co. Led by Hari Jinaga, the President of Crane India, in presence of customers, business partners and other global leaders of Crane, the ceremony enabled presentation of the new plant capabilities that will be completely dedicated to its engineered check products.

Crane's precision engineering and decades of research have come together at every step in the new approximately 110,000 square feet manufacturing facility featuring automated welding technology to manufacture a full range of Noz-Chek and Duo-Chek valves in sizes up to 84”. The plant meets the stringent quality and product approvals and is capable of in-house machining for all offered size ranges. The facility offers in-house high-pressure gas and cryogenic testing for valves up to 72”.

Certified testing is also available per customers’ specific temperature or pressure requirements, detailing leak-rates as well as a graphical representation of the testing cycle. 

The new facility holds direct employment for approximately 100 associates, who support the requirements of a variety of industries within the chemical processing, oil and gas, petrochemical and energy sectors including renewable energy, and other emerging markets, such as hydrogen production.

"Our new engineered check valve factory reflects digital transformation trends and features a fully automated manufacturing process to ensure our products maintain the quality Crane is known for,” says Hari Jinaga, President, Crane India.

“Crane India has been an influential force in the country through our contributions and investments in local communities over the past 30 years. Along with the new engineered check valves factory inauguration, today we have also reaffirmed our partnership with the local NGO Maher by opening the next building within the Crane funded Maher Home complex for disadvantaged children in Satara," added Jinaga.

The past seven years have seen a rapid growth in India with construction of three new factories of over 100,000 square feet, and more than US $20 million in investments to support the Government's “Make in India” Program. Crane’s local operations supply and support a comprehensive product offering of five Crane Co. businesses, three manufacturing facilities including a JV, two design and offshore development centers, global sourcing, IT and global information security.

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