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Valves for Food Handling

  In the food and beverage industry, all process and automation components must be built to withstand continuous use and stress in a variety of conditions. This is especially true for Valves. Typically, valves are needed to control the flow of media. Without proper control, an entire batch of product could be lost, costing [...]

By |2021-01-08T22:22:59+00:00January 8th, 2021|Uncategorized, Valves|Comments Off on Valves for Food Handling

A Century of Success Breed Superior Value

A Century of Success Breeds Superior Value As one of North America’s oldest and most respected manufacturers of valves and couplers, The Specialty Manufacturing Company has a unique and valuable set of resources to offer its customers. Value begins with products which are manufactured to ISO standards. The value is exponentially increased by [...]

By |2020-07-10T19:30:10+00:00July 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Century of Success Breed Superior Value

Value Added Engineering for Manufacturability

With a long history of design engineering expertise and value-added services for functional design solutions, Specialty Manufacturing is committed to establishing a successful design partnership with every customer. Through ‘value added engineering’, Specialty Manufacturing modifies or enhances a standard product or solution so that it becomes measurably better for the customer. The company takes standard, [...]

By |2020-10-08T08:18:21+00:00March 24th, 2020|Specialty Manufacturing|Comments Off on Value Added Engineering for Manufacturability

Manufacturing Know How: Design for Both Function and Manufacturability

Specialty Manufacturing is one of North America’s oldest and most respected manufacturers, providing standard ISO certified products, collaborating with customers to solve unique manufacturing problems, and working with businesses to convert ideas from concepts to reality. Specialty Manufacturing builds customer confidence by applying the most cost effective, efficient design for every project, no matter [...]

By |2020-03-18T18:30:07+00:00March 18th, 2020|Valves|Comments Off on Manufacturing Know How: Design for Both Function and Manufacturability

The Specialty Manufacturing Company: One Of The World’s Greatest Valve Manufacturers

 Featured on the popular ION television network’s World’s Greatest series, The Specialty Manufacturing Company is profiled as one of the world’s greatest valve manufacturers. The presentation showcases why the company is a trusted source of products and services for companies in industries around the world. Specialty Mfg. is a diversified manufacturing business, over 100 [...]

By |2020-03-03T18:11:28+00:00February 28th, 2020|Valves|Comments Off on The Specialty Manufacturing Company: One Of The World’s Greatest Valve Manufacturers

Valve Manufacturing Ezine, “Solving Flow Control One Valve at a Time”

Specialty Mfg. is proud to release its new Ezine, “Solving Flow Control One Valve at a Time…Ideas Around Fluid Control, Design and Manufacturing”. The publication showcases the company’s manufacturing model, a sampling of its innovative custom solutions, the collaboration with long-time partners, and a link to the online valve configurator. The business philosophy, value-added engineering, [...]

By |2020-02-20T11:59:16+00:00February 20th, 2020|Valves|Comments Off on Valve Manufacturing Ezine, “Solving Flow Control One Valve at a Time”

Try Our New Check Valve Tutorial

Specialty Mfg. is a trusted source for standard check valves, for custom work involving basic valve modifications, and for fully custom fluid-control solutions. Check valves, also known as back-flow valves, are used in an endless number of applications to ensure fluid flows in one direction only. Even though check valves are routinely used in [...]

By |2020-02-14T10:06:09+00:00February 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Try Our New Check Valve Tutorial

A Case for Valve Customization

When Holiday House Distributing, the largest distributor of OCS, water and vending parts in North America, needed a modification to a ball valve design, there was no question that it would ask The Specialty Manufacturing Co. (SMC) to create it. Although Holiday House could have chosen to continue to perform manual assembly of the fitting, [...]

By |2019-10-14T05:38:53+00:00March 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Case for Valve Customization

Your Ideas Made Real – The Value of Vertically Integrated Design

The Specialty Manufacturing Company is one of North America’s oldest and most respected valve manufacturers. Family owned for over a century, Specialty Mfg. leverages expertise across all areas of its business by providing valuable and interrelated services and capabilities under one roof. This arrangement, called vertical integration, allows Specialty Mfg. to provide innovative, reliable, and [...]

By |2019-02-22T10:39:44+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Valves|Comments Off on Your Ideas Made Real – The Value of Vertically Integrated Design
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