News sources report that U.K. manufacturer P.J. Valves has landed a contract for a liquified natural gas contract in New Jersey. The manufacturer will be responsible for building and delivering a number of different types of specialized valves to a major engineering contractor for an LNG modernization project.
P.J. Valves won the contract after submitting a competitive bid of $650,000. The company will manufacture 500 cryogenic and non-cryogenic valves for the project. The company was reportedly awarded the contract because of its valve designs and its ability to meet the project’s Dec. 2018 deadline.
A company spokesman said that the company is excited to be working on the project in the U.S. It manufactures valves at facilities that are located in India and Italy. The valves will be made out of stainless steel and carbon and will range in size up to 12 inches in diameter. The valves reportedly will be able to handle 2,500 pounds in pressure.
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Source: Gas World, “PJ Valves wins $650,000 contract for LNG project,” Nick Parkinson, Sept. 5, 2018.