KZValve Announces Promotion of Scott Morgan to Chief Operating Officer
Greenwood, NE – KZCO, owner of the KZValve product line, is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Scott Morgan to Chief Operating Officer based in its Greenwood, Nebraska offices. Morgan, adds to his current executive duties of Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, and will take on his expanded role with a wealth of experience in company operations.
Hired in September 2008, Morgan has been instrumental in taking the 37 year old company to new heights, including ISO 9001:2008 Certification in 2010, streamlining company operations and efficiencies in Accounting, Purchasing, Engineering, and Sales and Marketing, as well as implementing new strategies to drive substantial growth in both the customer and employee base.
Prior to accepting his position at KZCO in 2008, Morgan had experience working as a Senior Manager at KPMG LLP in Lincoln, NE as well as serving as Controller and IT Manager at LI-COR of Lincoln, NE.
Morgan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Business Administration in 1995 from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa and became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1998, holding a license at one time in both Nebraska and Iowa.
KZValve, an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company, has been manufacturing actuated valves for over 37 years. KZValve designs and manufactures low voltage electric actuators, controllers, and manual valves and fittings offering a wide variety of valve sizes, wiring controls, and other custom solutions. Prevalent in the Agriculture industry, KZValve also works in many diverse markets including Fire Apparatus, De-Icing/Anti-Icing, Water Processing, and other industrial processes.
NEW TRU-TORQ 3” 3-Way Ball Valve
KZValve’sNEW 3-way bottom load plastic ball valves are designed as a quality premium ball valve. These high performing valves function with an On-Off-On 3-Way flow. Currently available in 1 ½”, 2″, and now in 3” full port sizes, this valve is multi-functional as being also available with a KZValve Waterproof Electric Actuator.
KZValve’slow voltage actuators are rated NEMA 6P (Waterproof) and NEMA 7D (ignition safe). 12/24 VDC and 24 VAC operation available with on/off and regulating functions. 0~10V and 4~20mA also available.
Valve body: Polypropylene, EPDM O-rings
Stem: 316 Stainless Steel
Valve Seat: Virgin PTFE with EPDM back-up O-rings
Stem Seal: Dual Fluorocarbon O-rings
Mounting bosses are molded into valve body
Specify the NEW 3-way 3” electric or manual ball valve from KZValve for your next application.
International Association of Fire Chiefs 2013 Fire Rescue Show in Chicago, IL
The IAFC Fire Rescue Expo 2013 in Chicago, IL on August 16 & 17th, 2013 will include KZValve as an exhibitor in booth # 3320. Celebrate IAFC’s 140th year anniversary in the fire and emergency service at the IAFC’s Annual Conference and Expo at McCormick Place. FRI brings top leaders from around the country together for education, networking, industry solutions, and an active forum.
KZValve, in its 37th year of manufacturing actuated ball and butterfly valves, will be displaying a vast selection of motorized valves and controllers, as well as their new line of Tru-Torq ball valves and Canbus Actuators. More information on the show can be found at http://www.iafc.org/micrositeFRIconf/.
The KZValve “QX Series” valve manifolds are available in stacks from 1 to 9 valves. These systems drastically reduce assembly times and eliminate the need for fabricating pipe tee manifolds and attaching individual valves. Multiple mounting bracket optionsare available.
All KZValve valve manifolds are made for actuation, with the NEMA 6P (Waterproof) KZValve low voltage actuators. KZValve Electric Actuators are available in 12-VDC or 24-VAC/DC on/off, reguating, and 0~10V and 4~20mA options. Valve sizes are available from 3/4″ thru 1 1/2″ full port.
KZValve is in it’s 36th year of manufacturing actuated valves and is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified company.
The 3i Farm Show 2013 in Dodge City, KS on July 11-13, 2013 will include KZValve as an exhibitor in booth # I-273. According to the 3i website,the 3i SHOW is a salute to Industry, Implements, and irrigation and is organized and managed by Western Kansas Manufacturers Association. The show provides an opportunity for attendees from all over the world to see the latest agri-business products
KZValve, in its 37th year of manufacturing actuated ball valves, will be displaying a vast selection of motorized ball and butterfly valves and controllers, as well as their new line of Tru-Torq ball valves and CANBUS and ISOBUS actuators. More information on the show can be found at http://www.3ishow.com.
REDUCTION of LEAD in Drinking Water Act
The EPA has issued a draft FAQ document including a summary of provisions under the “Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act” (set to become effective Jan 4, 2014) as well as answers to frequently asked questions, according to Christa Carll of IAPMO R & T. The FAQ document along with instructions for submitting comments is available on the EPA website, and can be accessed via this link:
In 2014, Low Lead will be required for U.S. Drinking Water Standards
Companies providing valves that come into contact with potable water will have new rules to follow.
Low Lead NSF 61 UPC Certified Ball Valve by KZValve
The New Low Lead NSF 61 Series Stainless Steel 2-way ball valves are available in manual and electrically actuated styles. These valves are certified NSF 61, UPC, and Low Lead approved for drinking water applications. Available in ½” – 2″ sizes.
Made for actuation, this 1,000 PSI valve is actuated by a NEMA 6P (Waterproof) and NEMA 7D (ignition safe) rated actuator, which protects internal components from moisture and corrosion, extending the actuator life.
KZValve’s electric stainless steel ball valve is a low voltage unit, 12-VDC and/or 24-VAC/DC. Available in 4~20mA and 0~10V as well as standard on/off and regulating functions.
Other features Include:
Valve Body: Stainless Steel (CF8M SS) Ball: 316 SS Stem: 316 SS Seat: Virgin PTFE Stem Packing: PTFE Standard Port – 1/2″, 3/4″, 1″, 1 1/2″ and 2″ Maximum 1,000 psi at 70F Manual override capabilities.
The SIMA Expo 2013 in Minneapolis, MN on June 20-21, 2013 will include KZValve as an exhibitor in booth # 127. SIMA 2013 is touted to improve your snow business, allow you to network with your peers, and look at the new trends in the industry. There will be business classes from experts in the snow and ice industry and networking opportunities will abound during the duration of the Symposium.
KZValve, in its 37th year of manufacturing actuated ball valves, will be displaying a vast selection of motorized ball and butterfly valves and controllers, as well as their new line of Tru-Torq ball valves. More information on the show can be found at http://www.sima.org.
WHY CHOOSE THESE ELECTRIC VALVES
KZValve actuated valves are field tested not just to prove they are waterproof and durable, but to ensure maintenance free performance and long operating life.
All KZValve Ball Valves are made for actuation with our Waterproof (NEMA 6P) and Ignition Safe (NEMA 7D) low voltage actuators. 12/24 VDC and 24 VAC operation available as well as 0~10V and 4~20mA.
KZValve has been manufacturing actuated valves for over 35 years and is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company.
Waterproof Actuator housings rated NEMA 6P
One-Year limited Warranty
Constructed with Solid State Components
Valves engineered for actuation
CAN and ISOBUS Control
Available in various sizes and cycle times
Specify KZValve Electric Motorized Valves for your application
KZValve Adds Key Account Manager
Allan Wasserman joined KZValve of Greenwood, NE in April 2013 as a Key Account Manager for Distribution. Allan comes with over 9 years of experience as an account representative for Quality Brands of Omaha. Prior to Quality Brands, Wasserman was an account representative for Sandhills Publishing, Experian, Claritus, and Arrow Electronics. Allan is also credited with helping start an Industrial Manufacturers Rep Firm in prior years. Allan graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing in 1984. Allan’s territory at KZValve will be in the Eastern half of the United States and he will be based out of the Greenwood, NE corporate headquarters.
KZValve receives Large Business Award
Greenwood, NE – KZValve, a Manufacturer of Motorized Valves and Controls, announced its selection as the recipient of the 2013 Cass County Large Business Recognition Award. The award is presented by the Cass County Nebraska Economic Development Council.
Cass County Economic Development Council began recognizing quality businesses in the area back in 2009. The Business Awards are given to companies that have demonstrated innovation & progress in their industry, and have also been integral to Cass County’s growth. KZValve employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on May 15, 2013 at the Cass County Fair Grounds in Weeping Water, NE. Scott Morgan, General Manager of KZValve, said “…the benefit that the Cass Country Economic Development Council brings is helping companies either start up or grow their business within the county. They are a good resource for any business that really wants to grow. Earning the Award from them though is reflection on the innovation and drive we have here from our owners and employees.”
KZValve, an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company, has been manufacturing actuated valves for over 37 years. KZValve designs and manufactures low voltage electric actuators, controllers, and manual valves and fittings offering a wide variety of valve sizes, wiring controls, and other custom solutions. Prevalent in the Agriculture industry, KZValve also works in many diverse markets including Fire Apparatus, De-Icing/Anti-Icing, Water Processing, and many other industrial processes.