Great Western Valve, Inc. Announces New Field Service Manager

Jun 05, 2014

Great Western Valve, Inc. Announces New Field Service Manager

Company expands field service team to support continued business growth

HOUSTON – June 5, 2014 - Great Western Valve, Inc., an industrial service company specializing in repair, remanufacturing, and field services for control, pipeline, and relief valves as well as instruments, positioners, and actuators, announced today the new hire of Deramus Joe as Field Service Manager.

Mr. Joe will be responsible for leading Great Western Valve’s field service team.  Mr. Joe has extensive knowledge in the remanufacture, inspection and repair of control, safety relief, and API block valves.  He also has expertise in the machining and resurfacing of valve bodies and the reseating and fitting of internal components.  Mr. Joe has managed numerous large projects in chemical plants, refineries, power plants, and pipeline operations.  

“D. Joe is a great addition to our team and customers love his can-do attitude,” said Michael Kouloumoundras, Vice President of Operations. “D. Joe and our MOV technicians from Lonestar Actuation have already teamed-up on several jobs and customers are delighted to have one company providing turnkey services."

Great Western Valve is National Board certified for testing and repair of safety relief valves in its Houston and Nederland, TX repair shops as well as in the field.  D-Joe has extensive experience with testing and repairing relief valves, control valves, API block valves and much more.  Currently the company has offices and facilities in five Texas locations and has trucks, trailers, and technicians working throughout the state.

About Great Western Valve, Inc.:

Great Western Valve, Inc. is an API Spec Q1, ISO 9001:2008, and VR Stamp National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors certified company who services the refining, petro-chemical, pipeline, power generation, and pulp & paper industries and specializes in control, pipeline, and relief valves.  The company services all makes and models of automated control valves, pipeline block and bleed isolation valves, all triple off-set seat butterfly valves, all brands of relief valves and much more.  The company also provides field services and differentiates itself by providing quality workmanship, exceptional customer service, and flexible delivery times that are often far shorter than OEMs and other valve companies.