Zahroof Valves, Inc. Named Finalist in the 29th Annual Edison Awards for Groundbreaking Straightflo Compressor Valves

Valve manufacturer named an Energy and Sustainability finalist

HOUSTON – Zahroof Valves, Inc. has been named a finalist in the prestigious 2016 Edison Awards, in the category of "Energy and Sustainability". Winners of the 2016 Edison Awards will be announced at a celebration gala on April 21, 2016 in New York City.

The Edison Award panel of judges, which is comprised of more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics, will review the nominations of all the Finalists and choose the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners, acknowledging the Finalists' excellence in meeting the award criteria of "Concept, Value, Delivery and Impact". The panel includes hundreds of past Edison Award winners as well as marketing professionals, scientists, engineers and academics. Previous winners include 3M, Disney and Dyson.

"We are honored to have been selected as a finalist for this prestigious award," says Zahroof Mohamed, President of Zahroof Valves. "The humble valve has not seen much change over the years despite its importance in every aspect of the energy industry. Our unique straightflo valve has resulted in impressive numbers in the field in terms of reduced emissions, improved efficiency and strong return on investment."

The ZVI straightflo (SF) valve is a patent-pending, revolutionary, reciprocating compressor valve technology that results in step improvements in valve performance indicators through its unique design. The innovative design, based on the patented Modular Reed Valve technology, delivers a step change in reciprocating compressor performance, serviceability and reliability while reducing gas emissions to the environment. In addition to its 10 year warranty, the ZVI straightflo valve has proven to improve valve efficiency by up to 40% and significantly extend run time between valve service intervals.

Learn more about Zahroof's straightflo valve, visit at

About Zahroof Valves Inc.

Zahroof Valves, Inc. (ZVI) is an innovative company, headquartered in Houston, Texas, that has developed and markets the revolutionary straightflo (SF) valve for use in reciprocating gas compressors. The SFV delivers a step change in valve performance, serviceability and reliability. As a result of these proven and measured improvements, in applications above 800 rpm, ZVI has shown a 40% improvement in valve efficiency and a 25% increase in service interval. For more information, visit

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