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Powell Valves Names Niagara Controls as Exclusive Representative to Service Praxair

The Wm. Powell Company (Powell Valves) and Niagara Controls LLC., a division of the Collins Company, have entered into an exclusive agreement to represent and distribute Powell Valves to Praxair. 

CINCINNATI, Ohio, (September 23, 2016) -- The Wm. Powell Company (Powell Valves) and Niagara Controls LLC., a division of the Collins Company, have entered into an exclusive agreement to represent and distribute Powell Valves to Praxair. 

    "Powell is aggressively seeking strategic channel partners to represent our full product offering to our global industrial gas customers, the recent agreement with Niagara undoubtedly strengthens our position in this space." Tim Fries, Vice President Sales & Marketing NA & International, Powell Valves. "We now have a best in class channel partner who has the resources of talent, technical expertise and relationships to support our existing installed base and grow our MRO and capital project business globally."

    "This new relationship with Powell rounds out our product offering for our industrial gas OEM customers giving us the ability to bundle complementary products to better serve their global supply objectives" added Joe Clemente, Managing Partner, Niagara Controls.

    Niagara Controls is a technical sales representative and stocking distributor for world-class manufactures of industrial valves, pressure relief devices and engineered products. They pride themselves on focused customer service and the ability to provide value engineering to their partners. Niagara is based in Buffalo New York with global support capabilities for their contact OEM's.

    Cincinnati-based Wm. Powell Co., founded in 1846, manufactures a wide variety of bronze, iron steel and cryogenic valves, and corrosion-resistant alloys for Class 125 to Class 4500 pressure service. Primary customers are in the petrochemical, industrial-gas, pulp-and-paper, pharmaceutical, hydrocarbon-processing, food-processing, mining, power-generation, pipeline, chemical and mechanical-construction industries. The company endured the Civil War, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War by adjusting to market conditions. Its products have been used by inventor Thomas Edison; in the Manhattan Project; and on U.S. nuclear submarines and Titan and Atlas rockets, as well as many other important projects.

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