2019 Valve World Expo & Conference Asia held by KCI Publishing Corporation on August 28-29, 2019 came to a successful close in Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center.
Valve World Expo:
The two-day event was attended by manufacturers and service providers from all over the world including US, Italy, Germany, Holland, Spain, Japan, Korea, UK, India, Singapore, etc.
The Speakers’ Corner stages, located just beside the lunch area of the expo floor, was a popular spot for visitors who are interested at a variety of hot topics and performed live demonstrations presented by guest speakers from main valve providers and testing institutions including Bonney Forge, Müller Quadax, Henkel Asia Pacific & China Headquarters, Shenzhen Vitop Valve Service, TÜV Rheinland, Wenzhou Rock Valve Inspection and Testing .
Valve World Conference:
This year, we had the pleasure to introduce the Conference Chairman, Mr. Yan Shu of Wison as our Chairman. Conference sessions were filled with interested delegates who challenged the speakers with educated and thoughtful questions and many in-depth discussions followed. Industry professionals shared ideas and collaborated on important industry topics such as Fugitive Emissions, Codes, Standards & Qualification, Maintenance & Repair, Control Valve, Valve Design, Future Solutions, Sealing Technologies, Material Selection and more. In total there were 8 different workshops with a variety of presentations and panel discussions.
The conference, running concurrently with the exhibition, began each day with keynote lectures given by representatives from Sabic, TÜV Rheinland, LESER, RFS Compliance Solutions, Fangzheng Valve, Flowserve China, The Dow Chemical, BASF, FLUOR, Neway, IMI Critical Engineering, BMC, Beric Valves, Henkel, Stard Valve, Emerson, Tycon Alloy, Bonney Forge, Garlock, Techniques Group, Chesterton, Hefei General Machinery Research Institute and many others. These delegates were a great mix of Valve Subject Matter Experts, Procurement Managers, Piping Engineers and Materials Specialists, including representatives from influential companies inside valve industry.
Fugitive Emissions Course:
This year’s Fugitive Emissions Course went on wheels on August 27, the day before the Expo & Conference in the same location as Valve World Expo Exhibition & Conference Asia 2019.
Foster Voelker of Beric Valves and Alexandra MCcarty of RFS Compliance Solutions presented their training courses on the following topics The history of fugitive emissions testing, Terms and definitions, Types of equipment, Implementation of practices, Manufacturing process improvements, Packing Manufacturer’s Fugitive Emission“ Best Available, Control Technology (BACT) and Improvements for the future to attendees from End Users, EPC and high-quality valve producers.
Valve World Asia would also like to take the opportunity to recognize the support of our main event sponsors: Neway, Beric Valves, Chase Valve, FR Valve, Fangzheng Valve and Viza Valves.
The Valve World Asia Expo & Conference team would like to thank the Conference Chairman, Mr. Yan Shu of Wison and the steering committee for all their hard work in creating an interesting and educational conference program.
The next staging of the Valve World Expo & Conference Asia will take place from September 23 – 24, 2021 in Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) in Shanghai. See you in 2021 in Shanghai!