Apollo Valves: 80 Years of American-Made Success

July 2008
Supply House Times;Jul2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p92
Trade Publication
The article presents the revolutionary innovations of products made by Apollo Valves in the U.S. It states that the company has earned a reputation for developing new products to meet emerging market demands. The company's revolutionary innovation started in 1968, when the company introduced its Apollo Series 70 ball valve to the commercial market which makes the product became the most specified ball valve in the world.


Related Articles

  • Ball valve sales widen over rival gate valve. Marshutz, Scott // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Jun98, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p34 

    Discusses the developments in the United States valve industry. Quarter-turn ball valves's popularity; Increased sales of ball valves; Specific applications where traditional multi-turn valves will still be specified; Price and product loyalty advantage of gate valve; Industry consolidations;...

  • news briefs.  // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Aug2008, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p26 

    This section offers news briefs in the plumbing and water systems industry in the U.S. Producer of Apollo ball valves and other flow-control products, Conbraco Industries in Matthews, North Carolina, has joined the Wisconsin-based non-profit organization, Green Mechanical Council. ThermaSol...

  • Newproducts.  // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Apr2001, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p72 

    Presents several products in the plumbing industry as of April 2001. Features of the full-flow ball valve from Rheem-Ruud; Specification of the RoBend 3000 portable tube bender from Rothenberger; Capabilities of the Alleviator full-port valve from Conbraco Industries Inc.

  • Weld-in-Place Has Arrived. Donnelly, Robert M. // Processing (08968659);Jan2012, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p6 

    The article focuses on the problems associated with weld end ball valves in process control applications, and the development of weld-in-place end connections for socket and butt weld valves.

  • George Fischer Expands Ball Valve Line.  // Quality Progress;Nov2003, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p81 

    Reports on a ball valve produced by George Fisher Inc. Overview of dimensions of the product; Intended uses of the valve; Information on its availability.

  • Mosack Family Regains Control of Conbraco Industries.  // Paint & Coatings Industry;Jul2006, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p22 

    The article reports on the management buyout of Conbraco Industries Inc. The company is a valve manufacturer based in Matthews, North Carolina. The management buyout was orchestrated by members of the company's founding family: president Glenn Mosack, executive vice president Cal Mosack and vice...

  • On the ball….  // European Power News;May2006, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p33 

    The article reports that the British firm, Ball Valves UK, has launched the Econ brand two-piece ball valves. The valves are designed for general utilities, water, petrochemical, marine and downstream applications in the oil and gas industries. The company maintains a shelf stock of about 1,000...

  • Presentation Confirms Mutual Benefits of Open Innovation Strategy.  // Labmate UK & Ireland;Aug2013, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p15 

    The article reports on the mutual benefits of an open innovation approach to product development, which was discussed by technology specialist Dr. Richard Tweedie during the UK Formulation Showcase at NanoFormulation 2013 at the University of Manchester in England.

  • When Not to Celebrate Failure. Ashkenas, Ron // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;12/11/2014, p2 

    The article sheds light on the difference between execution mentality or innovation mentality of a business to allow leaders of companies to either accept or reject failure necessary to product development and innovation.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics