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​​​IMI Zikesch designs, manufactures and distributes high quality control, preheater protection valves, minimum flow valves, spraywater injection valves and shut off valves. Our technology ensures that people and investments are protected while conserving natural resources and raw materials. For over 60 years, the market’s leading operators of conventional power plants have placed their trust in our expertise. Sensitive processes in industrial plants such as chemical, petrochemical and refineries, also rely on our valves to ensure that critical processes are safely and efficiently protected and controlled. ​

Critical applications

  • Power plants
    IMI Zikesch shut off and control valves can be found wherever there is a need to safeguard or precisely control the operating conditions in steam and water systems. We are a recognised and approved manufacturer of shut off and control valves as well as a complete system solutions provider for all types of power plant – coal fired, combined cycle, industrial power plants, combined heat and power plants, desalination plants, biopower plants and cogeneration power plants. We develop and deliver individual solutions matched to our customer requirements and specifications for all of these technologies.

Key technologies​

  • Different kinds of shut off valves, castings and forged steel, different actuators possible preheater valves protection of preheaters in the case of malfunction

  • Minimum flow valves to protect the flow of feedwater pumps

Aftermarket services​​

We provide aftermarket services for every valve, across all phases of a valve’s lifecycle, all over the world. Our Service network comprises over 35 service technicians, 3 manufacturing facilities and an efficient back office, providing fast and effective support. We will assist you from the erection and commissioning and continue to accompany your installation through regular maintenance and any retrofits as may be required.

  • Different kind of frame contracts in Germany and Benelux for different power plants.

  • Fast track supply of spare parts and also reverse engineering for foreign brands

  • Special on site machines for different applications

IMI in Action

IMI Critical holds Safety Summit
21 September 2018
New HSE handbook to help keep field service engineers safe
10 August 2018
Safety first at IMI Critical
31 July 2018
IMI InterAtiva’s Series RK Valves certified ‘fire-safe’
24 July 2018
IMI CCI participates at regional VPP Safety Summit
08 June 2018
Largest Romanian customer recommends IMI Remosa
10 May 2018
Lean success in IMI Critical back office functions
04 May 2018
Isolation valves adapted for Fluidised Catalytic Cracking applications
30 April 2018
IMI Critical Korea closes in on world-class LEAN performance
27 April 2018
IMI board tours IMI Critical businesses
25 April 2018
New positioner software tools from IMI STI
08 February 2018
Launch of Zero Backlash Scotch Yoke Mechanism
16 January 2018
IMI Critical Korea certified to sell actuators in Europe
20 September 2017
IMI Critical named ‘supplier of the year’ by Korea’s Doosan
19 September 2017
100th Valve Doctor graduates from IMI Critical
13 September 2017
Top HSE certification for IMI Critical’s California site
12 September 2017
Launch of High Endurance Actuator
21 April 2017
Launch of AB6350 valve
06 April 2017
Launch of 100DPC Multi-trim
17 March 2017
Launch of 840GS control valve
22 December 2016
IMI Critical to exhibit new technology at ADIPEC 2016
25 October 2016
New graduates join IMI Critical in four countries
22 September 2016
IMI Critical to take stand at ONS 2016 in Norway
16 August 2016
IMI Critical opens new China plant in Qingpu
27 July 2016
IMI CCI Korea celebrates 2,000 days of no “Lost Time Accident”
25 July 2016
Visit to IMI Z&J Germany by the Russian Economic Bureau from Bonn
11 July 2016
IMI Z&J Düren moves into modern offices
08 July 2016
IMI Critical Engineering forms strategic partnership with MRC Solberg & Andersen
05 April 2016
IMI Way Day 2016 date announced
01 March 2016
NEW IMI Eye – fourth edition
26 February 2016
IMI Critical co-locates China businesses
20 January 2016
IMI CCI Switzerland gains certification for new generation safety valves
18 December 2015
IMI Critical rise to Dragon challenge
30 November 2015
IMI STI achieves CRCC approval for new products
24 November 2015
IMI Truflo Marine Attend the Engineering Technology and Innovation Exhibition 2015
23 November 2015
IMI CCI Sweden secures new contracts on three continents
23 November 2015
IMI Critical Engineering appoints new petrochemicals head
05 November 2015
IMI CCI Czech Republic gains ‘Safe Enterprise’ certification
03 November 2015
IMI Critical announces 90mRMB investment in China
29 October 2015
IMI CCI SriCity wins regional safety award
27 October 2015
Key clients attend grand opening of new Aberdeen facility
23 October 2015
IMI companies ‘act as one’ to deliver for customer
02 October 2015
IMI CCI Sri City approved by NTPC
01 October 2015
IMI Critical Engineering showcases innovation at Valve World Expo Asia
28 September 2015
Nexen awards IMI Orton
25 September 2015
IMI Critical Engineering celebrates opening of new Jubail repair centre
23 September 2015
IMI Critical and IMI Precision join forces at Valve World Expo + Conference Asia 2015
21 September 2015
IMI Critical Engineering opening of new Jubail Repair Centre
18 September 2015
IMI CCI India manufactures first 1050MW turbine bypass valve
20 May 2015
Largest ever contract for IMI Critical Engineering
18 February 2015
New Houston facility opens
12 February 2015
IMI Critical completes acquisition of Bopp + Reuther
02 January 2015
IMI Critical takes family of brands to Valve World 2014
11 December 2014
IMI STI doubles size of Italian plant
20 October 2014

Fast facts

Founded:1954
Joined IMI:2015
Installed base:15,000
Employees: 78
Locations: Germany, East Germany, Romania

Contacts

Global sales:
T: +49 (0) 281-475770
E:  imizikesch.sales@imi-critical.com​

Our locations​​​​

IMI Zikesch