Val-Matic announces retirement of John V. Ballun

03 May 2021

After a 26-year career with Val-Matic Valve and Mfg. Corp., President and CEO John V. Ballun will retire from the company on May 15, 2021. 

Over his tenure, Ballun served as Vice President of Engineering, launched the initial ISO 9001 certification process, and led the development of Val-Matic’s quarter-turn product lines. As President and CEO, he led the Company through six years of sustained growth in the water and wastewater valve markets and recently oversaw the acquisition of Val-Matic Valve by A.Y. McDonald. He also represented Val-Matic for many years as a board member and past President of the Manufacturers’ Standardization Society (MSS).

Ballun has published numerous articles on valve technology for the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA) and contributed to several standard development organizations including the American Water Works Association (AWWA).