Val-Tex, a wholly-owned subsidiary of KMG, is a preferred provider of high quality, cost-effective valve lubricants primarily to the oil and gas storage, pipeline and gas distribution markets. Val-Tex manufactures and distributes industrial sealants and lubricants, as well as related products, such as lubrication equipment and fittings. Val-Tex serves the global valve maintenance market with value-added specialty products that enable optimal valve operation and help prevent costly, unscheduled downtime at customer facilities and pipelines. In addition, Val-Tex’s products provide important safety benefits along with preventing fugitive valve emissions.
Founded in 1962, Val-Tex was a valve repair and modification shop; valve maintenance products manufacturing ; and field services. Val-Tex continued with this model until 1974 when it changed business strategy and focused solely on valve maintenance products. Armed with its years of field experience, Val-Tex aimed to fill the need of a reliable partner to major valve manufacturers. Still today, Val-Tex helps train our valve manufacturing partners on key aspects of field maintenance, solutions to common operational challenges and products that are engineered to overcome those pitfalls.
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