Mississauga, ON-based Wajax has announced that it has become the exclusive Canadian distributor of general industry valves from Sun Valve Inc. Wajax will also distribute SVI’s American Petroleum Institute (API) valves in Canada on a non-exclusive basis. The SVI product line available through Wajax will include ball valves, gate valves, check valves, globe valves and butterfly valves, in line sizes from one-quarter inch to 24 inches and larger.
Based in Edmonton, AB, SVI has more than 20 years of valve manufacturing experience, a large integrated supplier base that includes mills, manufacturers and trim suppliers, and strict quality control with a rigorous inspection process. Its in-house machine shop with precision high-tech machining centres allows SVI to deal quickly with customized and expedited projects.
“As one of the nation’s leading industrial products and service providers, Wajax has earned a reputation for providing exceptional customer service and has a skilled and dedicated sales force,” said Sa Zhou, president and CEO of SVI, “Sun Valve shares Wajax’s philosophy of ‘one-stop procurement’. With our broad scope of valve products, we believe we can help Wajax provide just such an experience to its customers. Sun Valve is very excited about its partnership with Wajax and looks forward to bringing more complete solutions to customers across Canada.”
SVI holds several global and CRN certifications. The current use of SVI products in upstream, midstream, heavy oil upgrading, refining and petrochemical facilities in Canada are evidence of the successful application of its products in the Canadian market.
“The addition of Sun Valve’s products to the Wajax instrumentation portfolio provides our customers with more choice and offers them a one-stop valve sourcing channel at very competitive prices,” said John Pye, Manager, Instrumentation at Wajax. “As a result of our agreement with Sun Valve, Wajax will offer a complete portfolio of valves in a comprehensive cross-section of all Canadian markets.”