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Focus application : PTA (terephtalic acid)

Uses of PTA PTA, (or purified terephtalic acid – chemical formula C8H6O4), derived from crude oil by chemical synthesis, is one of the main components of polyesters. It is used for : – The manufacture of polyester fibers based on […]

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New valves solutions for mining application

CONTEXT Some valves installed in a gold mine are defective, the operator is looking for a reliable manufacturer to replace them. The requirement is for diverter valves for underground installation to convey the cemented paste backfill into the “empty” areas […]

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Good practices for industrial valves maintenance – 1/8

In industrial valves, maintenance is an essential aspect for the performance of a site. You want to know the gestures and good practices of a successful maintenance? Manufacturer since 1921, Guichon has created a series of 8 sheets to better […]

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Season’s greetings !

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How Guichon performs on steam crackers

CONTEXT Steam cracking is the first step to produce the simplest olefin: ethylene. It is one of the simplest of all the olefins and present everywhere around us. It is used as base product for several applications: Plastics, paints, solvents, […]

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Change of direction for Guichon Valves & Valco Group

Alain Millet new site Manager at Guichon: Since July 31, Alain Millet joined Guichon Valves as site Manager. In partnership with the Executive Committee, he prepares to meet the company’s ambitious objectives.   Philippe Brel new CEO at Valco Group: […]

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Focus application: Vinyl chloride

Vinyl chloride applications: Vinyl chloride (VCM), is an industrial chemical compound, mainly used to produce its polymer: polyvinyl chloride(PVC). PVC is the third high consumption thermoplastic polymer (after polyethylene and polypropylene). – Rigid PVC, mainly used in building materials – […]

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“Industrial valves fundamentals” training

Yesterday, a training day dedicated to the basis of industrial valves took place at Guichon. Five industry professionals coming from France but also from Belgium and Algeria were present for this first on line/open registration international edition. The program: a […]

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A GERME group at Guichon

Last September 19, Guichon Valves received a GERME group (Groupes d’Entraînement et de Réflexion au Management des Entreprises = training and reflection group for companies’ management), composed of “La Boite à Outils” group Managers, for a training to CSR. The […]

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Practice of Mindfulness at Guichon Valves

Since 2016, Guichon Valves initiated some Mindfulness practical sessions in its premises, during the working time. What is the Mindfulness? Simply a training to live in the present and why is it important ? Because the past does not exist […]

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Valco Agent Seminar

For the 3rd time, Guichon Valves welcome its international agents during a 3 days seminar. This year organized by Valco Group, this seminar allowed the agents to have a technical training on Guichon, SNRI & Malbranque brands, but also to […]

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Guichon Valves : integrated solutions for PVC manufacturing

Context: The PVC worldwide demand is still increasing strongly. It can be used in many applications! PVC is today present in most of the packaging, helmets, coatings, floor coverings…etc. The world competition is stiff and manufacturers are always looking for […]

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Steam Cracker – Take it to the top !

“Steam Cracking: the first step to produce the simplest olefin” Ethylene is one of the simplest of all the olefins and present everywhere around us. It is used as base product for several applications: Plastics, paints, solvents, packaging, cosmetics… The […]

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Press release – New logo, new visual identity to carry out Valco Group ambitions

Ruffec, 2018, June 06 With an international presence through its subsidiaries/JV (Algeria, South Africa, Australia, China) and in France by means of 4 production units (Ruffec, Bordeaux, Thiétreville and Chambéry) VALCO Group France is one of the world leaders in the […]

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ACHEMA 2018

Guichon will be exhibiting at the ACHEMA 2018 in Francfort (Germany), from June 11th to 15th, 2018. Hall 8.0 – Booth C64 Come and meet a part of Guichon’s team, to talk about your projects and exchange on your process […]

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Iran Oil Show 2018

Guichon Valves will be exhibiting to the Iran Oil Show, in Tehran, from May 6th to 9th, 2018. Our enthusiastic team, in partnership with our local representative, IRFACO, will welcome you on hall 44B, booth 1308, to talk about your […]

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Guichon Valves at PCH Meetings

Guichon Valves will be at PCH Meetings (Lyon, France) next March 28th & 29th. You will be able to meet our sales manager to discuss about a product or a process problematic.

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Valco Group at NAPEC Exhibition

Valco Group will be exhibiting at NAPEC, in Oran (Algeria), from March 25th to 28th, 2018. It will be the occasion for our clients and prospects to meet the subsidiary company Malbranque Algeria and to discover the Guichon and SNRI […]

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Guichon Valves at Pumps & Valves exhibition

Guichon Valves, with its representative Vena Contracta, will be present at the Pumps & Valves Exhibition, in Antwerp (Belgium), on March 21 & 22, 2018. Come and meet us on booth E4240 – Hall 4  

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A substitute for Stellite™ on sealing surfaces

Context: Today, the hardening of sealing surfaces is performed by welding a material harder than the valve body material. Most of the time, this material is Stellite™, a cobalt-base. It is selected according to the grade: more or less cobalt, […]

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