Newsletter – october 2017

October 2017

Overcome the multiple constraints of a complex case, such as manufacturing piston valves for polyethylene

Guichon is assigned providing special valves for one of the biggest polyethylene manufacturing sites.

It deals with a more than 100 valves order but above all, a multiple constraints order:

  • A large number of customized special valves
  • Some technical constraints:
  • A substantial documentary management

Know more about the solutions proposed by Guichon

Learn with Guichon

The connection is the part which allows for a sealed pressure link between the valve body or heating/cooling jacket and the adjoining piping.

There are different types of connections :

  • Flange connections
  • Welded connections
  • Threaded connections
  • Clamp connections
  • 3-piece connections

Know more about connections

Training program

You want to train your maintenance staff, purchasers or design office engineers to a first level of knowledge? The initiation module covers industrial valves fundamentals (Customized training possible).

Let yourself be caught up by an innovative industrial valves’ training at Guichon!

D2FC joins Valco Group !

Valco group acquired D2FC group and entities: D2FC Energy Valves, D2FC Services and D-KTC Fluid Control, leaders in design, manufacture and sales of high performance equipment for hydraulic, nuclear and Oil & Gas industries all around the world.

D2FC group is today recognized as the worldwide specialist of high-quality hydraulic valves. Through its products reliability, safe and optimized hydraulic solutions for customer satisfaction, D2FC is a key partner for the on-site products installation with its dedicated maintenance team.

This arrival in Valco group will complete Guichon, SNRI and Malbranque ranges of products.

Know more about D2FC


From June 11 to 15, 2018 – ACHEMA 2018 (Francfort, Allemagne)

Guichon Valves will be exhibiting at the ACHEMA. Save the date !

Recents articles on the website

Three V.I.E. within Valco group
Keeping up with its CSR policy and commitment to education, Guichon and Valco group have implemented 3 VIE in the following countries : South Africa, Canada and Norway.

A new Customer Service Manager

Stéphanie joined Guichon as Customer Service Manager. She reinforces the sales assistants and business managers’ team.

Know more about our customer service

Corporate Social Responsibility

Following its participation in the CARE program, in partnership with the MNEI (Nature and Environment House of Isère) and the Department of psychology of Grenoble university, Guichon Valves has been able last June to take part in the Positive Psychology Francophone Day.

Through its works on the COSE Action project, Guichon won the 2nd prize, an invitation to the Positive Psychology World Congress in Montreal (IPPA 2017).

Baptiste, working as a human development engineer and responsible for the CARE program within the company therefore went to Montreal last July, where he has been able to present the work relating to this program.

Know more about positive psychology at Guichon

Pneumatic piston valves

Batch of pneumatic 3’’ CL600 piston valves for PE project. Those ones are quite unusual: 675 kg (1490lbs) of specific alloys and stainless-steel grades, 5 meters long (16ft) and designed to work at -52°C (-62°F)

GUICHON VALVES – 26 rue Paul GIROD 73000 CHAMBERY – FRANCE / Tél : +33 (0)4 79 44 59 00
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