Dresser Masoneilan® Awarded $10 Million in Control Valve Contracts to Serve New Nuclear Power Plants in China

Variable Resistance Trim Control Valves to Provide Reliable Performance

HOUSTON - Dresser Masoneilan® today announced that it has been awarded $10 million in control valve contracts in China for CPR-1000 reactor plants under construction in Hongyanghe, Ningde, Yangjiang and Fangchenggang.

Dresser Masoneilan will provide the four nuclear power plants with Variable Resistance Trim (VRT) control valves, offering high controllability, extended valve life and maximum cavitation protection. The alternating plate segments in the VRT control valve provide smooth throttling control and seamless continuity in flow control. The increasing flow area yields high capacity and provides precise control when operating near the seated position. In low-flow conditions, the valve can be engineered to provide cavitation protection while also providing high capacity when cavitation protection is no longer required.

"Our customers rely on us to help them improve plant operations with the technical advantages and reliability our products offer and the comprehensive after market support we provide" said Eric Strecker, vice president of sales, Asia Pacific, Dresser Inc. "These contracts are the result of customer relationships that have been in place for more than 15 years and our deep expertise serving the nuclear power industry."

Dresser Masoneilan is one of few control valve suppliers in the world that can comply with the full scope of products and stringent certifications required for the nuclear power industry. The division's differentiated technologies, such as the V-LOG® and LincolnLog® Energy Management Trim designs, form the ideal control valve solution for general service through severe service applications. Dresser Masoneilan is also able to provide customers with technical expertise and support at the local level through its global network of fully equipped aftermarket centers.

About Dresser Masoneilan

Dresser Masoneilan, headquartered in Houston, Texas, has been the leading global partner in process control valves and solutions for more than 100 years. As a Dresser Inc. brand, Dresser Masoneilan delivers customized products, services and diagnostic solutions for oil and gas, process and power generation applications. To learn more, please visit www.dressermasoneilan.com

About Dresser Consolidated

Dresser Consolidated, headquartered in Houston, Texas, has been an international leader in dependable pressure relief valves and solutions for more than 100 years. A business segment of Dresser, Inc., the company delivers the trusted expertise to provide and service reliable flow safety systems in critical applications around the world. www.dresserconsolidated.com

About Dresser Inc.

Dresser Inc. is a global leader in providing highly-engineered infrastructure products for the global energy industry. Leading brand names within the Dresser portfolio include Dresser Wayne® retail fueling systems, Waukesha® natural gas-fired engines, Masoneilan® control valves, Consolidated® pressure relief valves, and ROOTS® blowers and compressors. The company has manufacturing and customer service facilities strategically located worldwide and a sales presence in more than 150 countries.


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