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Powell Valves Partners with Sunbelt Supply Co. as its Distributor for Saudi Arabia

Powell Valves announces an agreement with Sunbelt Supply Co. to distribute Powell Valves in the Middle East countries of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, and Qatar.

CINCINNATI, Ohio, (October 27, 2015) –The Wm. Powell Company (Powell Valves) and Sunbelt Supply Co., a Floworks Company, have entered into an agreement for the distribution of Powell Valves in the Middle East countries of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, and Qatar.

Phase one consisted of constructing a new 400,000 square manufacturing facility, phase two was machinery and test equipment upgrades and the third and final phase was construction of a 6,000 square foot cryogenic cleaning facility.

“Powell is aggressively seeking strategic international channel partners to distribute our full product offering to our global end user customers. The recent agreement with Sunbelt Supply undoubtedly strengthens our international presence” Tim Fries, Vice President Sales & Marketing NA & International, Powell Valves. “We now have a best in class channel partner who will have the resources of talent and inventory in the Middle East to support and grow our MRO and capital project business.”

Founded in 1978, Sunbelt Supply is a world leader in the supply and distribution of manual and automated valve products and accessories serving the petrochemical, refining, midstream / upstream oil and gas, power, pulp & paper, wastewater, marine & offshore and mining industries. 30 plus years of experience, combined with a comprehensive, high-quality inventory, enables Sunbelt to consistently provide the in-house expertise and dedicated service to meet or exceed our customers’ requirements. This is what our customers have come to rely on and expect.


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.

Tim Fries, Vice President/Sales & Marketing 
North America & International
The Wm. Powell Company 
Telephone: 513.852.2950 
Mobile: 513.203.8250 

Scott Jackson, VP International & Strategic Projects
Sunbelt Supply 
Telephone: 832.463.3817
Mobile: 832.284.1108

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