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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 |2019-03-13T16:38:56+00:00March 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

Designing Customized Plastic Check Valve

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) of all sizes turn to specialized companies to address unique problems with using standard types of components. This is particularly important if the company is known for its innovations in product development and a focus on integrating the cutting-edge of modern technology. When these companies needed help with their plastic check [...]

By |2017-10-26T09:42:46+00:00October 26th, 2017|Plastic Check Valve|0 Comments

The Importance of Check Valve Applications

Small parts are the most important components for fuel systems, especially when space is at a premium and you need a brass or plastic check valve that perfectly fits your needs. Often, companies specializing applications such as water methanol injection kits for diesel and gasoline engines, have problems and turn to The Specialty Mfg. Co. [...]

By |2017-10-16T07:25:04+00:00October 16th, 2017|Valves|0 Comments