DALLAS, July 27, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Flowserve Corp., a provider of fluid motion and control products and services, has agreed to be a distributor of Inpro/Seal bearing isolators to select aftermarket accounts of the Flowserve Flow Solutions Division.
Andy Beall, Flowserve Flow Solutions' president, said, "This alliance greatly enhances our drive to provide a more complete service to our customers. The addition of Inpro/Seal products to our line of mechanical seals supports our mission to improve the reliability of rotating equipment in the field and a more complete offering of rotating equipment accessories to our end user customers."
He added, "Inpro/Seal's products have demonstrated outstanding performance in our served markets and are often specified by our customers. Our rotating equipment specialists within the covered accounts will now be able to broaden the distribution of these reliability-enhancing products."
Inpro/Seal CEO David Orlowski sees the alliance as an exciting opportunity for his company.
"Our a greement with Flowserve, along with its leadership position in customer alliances in the chemical and refining industries, complements our sales and marketing strategies," he said. "In addition, this new union provides greater opportunities for the application of our products to increase the mean-time-between-repair of bearings and decrease total life-cycle cost for operating equipment for our mutual end-user customers."
Operating in 56 countries, Flowserve Corp. provides a variety of fluid motion and control products and services. The company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services.
Inpro/Seal Co. manufactures bearing isolators for rotating industrial equipment � such as pumps, motors, fans, blowers, centrifuges and steam turbines � that require effective and permanent bearing protection. Its products are marketed to the petroleum, refining, nuclear, power generation, metalworking, food processing, grain processing, chemical, water, wastewater treatment, metalworking, automotive, hydrocarbon processing, HVAC, pulp and paper, mining, mineral, ore processing and general industrial markets.