Automated Valve & Equipment Co. is pleased to announce the acquisition of TechniQuip, Inc. of Eastlake, Ohio. We welcome Jack Ambrose and Tom McNamara to our staff. Their years of experience in the valve industry and TechniQuip, Inc’s outstanding level of customer service fits nicely with our company’s focus. In addition, this acquisition brings with it some prominent product lines to better serve our customers – Mueller Steam Specialty™, Apollo Automation, Max-Air Technology, and DynaTorque™.
TechniQuip, Inc. was founded in 1990 as a representative organization, concentrating on process valves, automation, and related industrial products. Faced with strong customer demand for valve automation, TechniQuip, Inc. became an Apollo Valves actuation service center in 1994.
Tom McNamara joined the company in 1992, and now with 23 years experience, has become an expert in automation and engineered valve product. Tom’s exemplary customer service skills have earned the company a loyal following. Together Jack and Tom bring over 60 years of pipeline know how to their Northern Ohio market, as well as friends around the country.
Automated Valve & Equipment Co. is the specialty valve and automation division of Ohio Pipe Valves & Fittings Inc. Started in 1983, Automated Valves & Equipment Co. operates a full time machining and assembly shop to provide customers with fast turn-around on customized piping products. This venture with TechniQuip, Inc. will enhance the breadth and depth of our product offering and provide even greater value to our customers.