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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In this section you will find the latest IMI press releases, archived news, and case studies which highlight our businesses’ innovations and achievements.​​

  • New HSE handbook to help keep field service engineers safe

    10 August 2018

    ​Field service engineers and technicians (FSEs) carrying out repairs, investigations or installations at a customer’s site are at higher risk of injury than employees working in one of IMI Critical’

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  • Safety first at IMI Critical

    31 July 2018

    ​As part of its commitment to the health and safety of employees, IMI Critical tracks the number of days each site goes without a lost time accident (LTA). LTAs are the result of accidents and injur

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  • IMI InterAtiva’s Series RK Valves certified ‘fire-safe’

    24 July 2018

    ​IMI InterAtiva has completed all the tests required to certify all classes of its Series RK Double Eccentric Butterfly Valves as ‘fire-safe’.  Tests were conducted in a registered Fire-Safe Labora

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  • IMI CCI participates at regional VPP Safety Summit

    08 June 2018

    A team from the IMI CCI Rancho Santa Margarita (RSM) site participated in the Region IX Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Safety Summit, held in San Diego this March.  The summit brought together sev

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  • Largest Romanian customer recommends IMI Remosa

    10 May 2018

    ​IMI Remosa has received a letter of recommendation from Rominserv, after successfully completing the inspection, repairs and testing of valves and actuators during a scheduled shutdown of the Petro

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  • Lean success in IMI Critical back office functions

    04 May 2018

    IMI Critical has been applying Lean manufacturing techniques across a range of back office functions, achieving substantial efficiency gains in each case. In IMI CCI Brno, Czech Republic, Value St

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  • Isolation valves adapted for Fluidised Catalytic Cracking applications

    30 April 2018

    IMI Critical has received its first order for new triple eccentric butterfly valves, tailored for Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) applications, thanks to a successful collaboration between the compan

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  • IMI Critical Korea closes in on world-class LEAN performance

    27 April 2018

    ​IMI Critical Korea has achieved a Lean score of 82%, just 3% short of world class, in its assessment at the end of last year.​​​ This fantastic performance is the result of the continued applicati

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  • IMI board tours IMI Critical businesses

    25 April 2018

    ​IMI plc's Board and Executive visited a number of IMI Critical businesses over a period of six months, to see upgraded facilities and progress of Lean in Germany, Korea and Italy. The Board, led b

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  • New positioner software tools from IMI STI

    08 February 2018

    ​​The newly developed Quick Exit (QE) and Pressure Fall Back (PFB) tools are unique offerings in the smart positioner market.Quick Exit (QE)Never looking to stand still, IMI STI are continuously impro

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  • Launch of Zero Backlash Scotch Yoke Mechanism

    16 January 2018

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​IMI STI are very happy to reveal their latest innovation, the Zero Backlash (ZB) Scotch Yoke Mechanism. Designed for use with the entire range of RT series products, the Zero

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  • IMI Critical Korea certified to sell actuators in Europe

    20 September 2017

    ​IMI Critical in Korea has been certified to sell actuator products into Europe, having received ATEX and PED certificates for its SP Piston and MSD-III diaphragm actuators. ​​ ATEX and PED certi

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  • IMI Critical named ‘supplier of the year’ by Korea’s Doosan

    19 September 2017

    After Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd named IMI CCI Korea as its 'Supplier of the Year 2017', the Korean team's success was recognised at IMI's annual conference with the pre

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  • 100th Valve Doctor graduates from IMI Critical

    13 September 2017

    ​​​The 100th Valve Doctor® has graduated from IMI Critical's acclaimed Valve Doctor® programme.  Valve Doctors® are IMI Critical's top technical experts, who help customers deal with their most dem

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  • Top HSE certification for IMI Critical’s California site

    12 September 2017

    ​​IMI Critical’s manufacturing site in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, IMI CCI RSM, was awarded the highest possible Health Safety and Environment certification by the California Voluntary Prote

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  • Launch of High Endurance Actuator

    21 April 2017

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​IMI CCI’s new High Endurance Actua​​t​or is designed to provide the most trouble-free, reliable service of any actuator on the market today. It is a​n easy upgrade for any IMI CCI DRAG® 

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  • Launch of AB6350 valve

    06 April 2017

    ​​​IMI CCI Japan is pleased to announce the launch of the AB6350, a newly designed model in the AB6300 series for small Combined Heat and Power plants such as incineration, biomass and other small co-

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  • Launch of 100DPC Multi-trim

    17 March 2017

    ​​​​​​​​​​​IMI CCI with the introduction of the 100DPC Multi-trim DRAG® production choke valve has raised the bar once again.​ Located at the wellhead, where the well-fluid is first extracted from t

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  • Launch of 840GS control valve

    22 December 2016

    ​​​​​IMI CCI are pleased to announce the launch of the 840GS control valve, the first in a series of pre-configured and optimised control valves for the general service market. It is a result of a g

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  • IMI Critical to exhibit new technology at ADIPEC 2016

    25 October 2016

    ​​IMI Critical Engineering will be in attendance at the 2016 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) from the 7th to the 10th of November. ADIPEC is a major event on the

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  • New graduates join IMI Critical in four countries

    22 September 2016

    ​​​​​​​​​​​Ten new graduates, of four different nationalities, joined IMI Critical Engineering in September. All the graduates have degrees in mechanical engineering, with six also having completed

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  • IMI Critical to take stand at ONS 2016 in Norway

    16 August 2016

    ​ ​IMI Critical is to take a stand at ONS 2016, which is held in Stavanger, Norway, every two years. As one of the world's leading events for the oil and gas industry, the expo attracts large num

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  • IMI Critical opens new China plant in Qingpu

    27 July 2016

    ​​​​​​​IMI Critical Engineering Greater China opened its new facility in Qingpu, on the outskirts of Shanghai, in July 2016, bringing together its manufacturing capabilities, business management and s

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  • IMI CCI Korea celebrates 2,000 days of no “Lost Time Accident”

    25 July 2016

    ​​​​​​The continued emphasis and focus on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) by management and employees has yielded 2,000 days with no "Lost Time Accident" (LTA)for IMI CCI Korea. This was achiev

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  • Visit to IMI Z&J Germany by the Russian Economic Bureau from Bonn

    11 July 2016

    ​​On 22 June 2016, Dr. V. Ilskiy and Mr. E. Sharshavitskii, representatives of the Economic Bureau of the Russian Federation visited the premises of IMI Z&J - Z&J Technologies GmbH in Dueren, German

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  • IMI Z&J Düren moves into modern offices

    08 July 2016

    ​​​​​​​​​​​On 30 May, IMI Z&J Düren's employees relocated to a new 2,000m² office complex, opening a new chapter in the company's ongoing modernisation and improvement programme.The new two-storey com

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  • IMI Critical Engineering forms strategic partnership with MRC Solberg & Andersen

    05 April 2016

    ​​​IMI Critical Engineering and MRC Solberg & Andersen have agreed to join forces complementing their competences and resources to form a strong center for control and choke valve solutions and serv

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  • IMI Way Day 2016 date announced

    01 March 2016

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The IMI Way Day has been scheduled for the week of the 20th June 2016.​  Every IMI plc business can select a date that week that best suits them on which to hold their own IMI Way D

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  • NEW IMI Eye – fourth edition

    26 February 2016

    ​​​​We are pleased to launch the fourth edition of the IMI Eye newsletter which can be found electronically below. The newsletter has already been shared with investors and analysts in the UK at our

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  • IMI Critical co-locates China businesses

    20 January 2016

    IMI Critical is co-locating three businesses in China into a new Greater China Headquarters on 1 February 2016. The new office is in Qingpu, a district on the western fringe of Shanghai, and wil

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  • IMI CCI Switzerland gains certification for new generation safety valves

    18 December 2015

    ​​​IMI CCI Switzerland has achieved certification for its new generation of DRE, ARS and MSV turbine bypass valves. The valves, which were first manufactured over 25 years ago, have a large worldwi

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  • IMI Critical rise to Dragon challenge

    30 November 2015

    ​​​In March 2015, IMI Truflo Marine secured an important order from BAE Systems Surface Ships for the supply of ship side valves in support of the Type 45 Destroyer HMS Dragons re-fit program. This

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  • IMI STI achieves CRCC approval for new products

    24 November 2015

    ​​​​​​​​​​​IMI STI has become the latest IMI Critical business to achieve CRCC (Certificate of Registration and Registry Classification) approval from Petrobras, and join its official list of suppli

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  • IMI Truflo Marine Attend the Engineering Technology and Innovation Exhibition 2015

    23 November 2015

    ​​​​Brian Woodley and Richard Rhead represent IMI Truflo Marine at marine event in Portsmouth. The recent event at HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, was hosted by the Royal Navy, DE&S and BAE Systems. It

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  • IMI CCI Sweden secures new contracts on three continents

    23 November 2015

    ​IMI CCI Sweden has secured a range of new contracts, beating off competition from rival firms. Middle East A £1.6m order was awarded to IMI CCI by the National Contracting Company (NCC) of Saudi

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  • IMI Critical Engineering appoints new petrochemicals head

    05 November 2015

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​I am delighted to announce that Andrea Forzi will join IMI Critical Engineering as Head of Petrochemicals on 16th November 2015, reporting directly to me.  Andrea has over 25 year

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  • IMI CCI Czech Republic gains ‘Safe Enterprise’ certification

    03 November 2015

    ​​​​​​​​​​IMI CCI Czech Republic has achieved a coveted designation as a 'Safe Enterprise' from the government of the Czech Republic.   Irena Jelínková, HSE Manager was invited to a special ceremon

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  • IMI Critical announces 90mRMB investment in China

    29 October 2015

    ​​​​​​​​​IMI Critical is investing 90mRMB to build a new factory in Shanghai despite the tough economic climate, the company announced at the 2015 Valve World Expo & Conference Asia, held in Suzhou,

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  • IMI CCI SriCity wins regional safety award

    27 October 2015

    ​​​IMI CCI SriCity has achieved a health & safety milestone after winning the "Best safety award 2015" in the manufacturing category for the south India region. The Safety Association for Everyone

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  • Key clients attend grand opening of new Aberdeen facility

    23 October 2015

    ​​​​IMI CCI celebrated the official opening of a new service centre in Aberdeen, UK, in August, with a client reception which included key customers and partners from the industry operator and Engin

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  • IMI companies ‘act as one’ to deliver for customer

    02 October 2015

    ​​​Several IMI companies joined forces to put together a package of valves and actuators for China Petrochemical International (Nanjing) Company, demonstrating the real commercial value to IMI of 'a

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  • IMI CCI Sri City approved by NTPC

    01 October 2015

    ​​​​IMI CCI Sri City has become the first Indian severe service valve manufacturing company to be approved by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited. The approval grants IMI CCI India per

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  • IMI Critical Engineering showcases innovation at Valve World Expo Asia

    28 September 2015

    ​​​​​IMI Critical Engineering showcased a range of industry-leading technologies at Valve World Expo and Conference Asia, held in September 2015 at Suzhou International Expo Centre in Suzhou, China.

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  • Nexen awards IMI Orton

    25 September 2015

    ​​​​​​On 21st July 2015 IMI Orton was awarded for outstanding contribution to the success of the Golden Eagle Area Development project by the Nexen Petroleum U.K. Ltd. Procurement Manager Mr. Martin

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  • IMI Critical Engineering celebrates opening of new Jubail repair centre

    23 September 2015

    ​​​​​​​​IMI Critical Engineering, in conjunction with local Saudian Arabian partner Al Najim Saudi International, has held an official ceremony to commemorate the opening of a new repair centre in J

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  • IMI Critical and IMI Precision join forces at Valve World Expo + Conference Asia 2015

    21 September 2015

    ​​​​​​A computer generated image of IMI's stand in Suzhou​ Two IMI divisions, IMI Critical and IMI Precision, are showcasing their products and services on a joint stand at the 2015 Valve World Exp

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  • IMI Critical Engineering opening of new Jubail Repair Centre

    18 September 2015

    ​​​​​ IMI Critical Engineering, in conjunction with local Saudian Arabian partner Al Najim Saudi International, has held an official ceremony to commemorate the opening of a new repair centre in Ju

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  • IMI CCI India manufactures first 1050MW turbine bypass valve

    20 May 2015

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​IMI CCI® Sri City has successfully manufactured its first turbine bypass valves for a 1050MW supercritical power plant, after the Sri City manufacturing facility successfully pas

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  • Largest ever contract for IMI Critical Engineering

    18 February 2015

    ​​​​IMI Critical Engineering has secured its largest ever global contract, worth approximately €70 million, to supply 3,600 of its acclaimed ball, control and triple eccentric butterfly valves to th

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  • New Houston facility opens

    12 February 2015

    ​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​On 12 February 2015 IMI Critical opened its brand new, state-of-the-art m​anufacturing plant in Houston. ​​The new facility took just over one year, 13 thous​and man hours of constru

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  • IMI Critical completes acquisition of Bopp + Reuther

    02 January 2015

    ​​​​​​ ​​​​​​IMI Critical completed the acquisition of Bopp & Reuther, a leading German engineer of safety, control and shut off valve technology, on 2 January 2015.​Roy Twite, IMI Critical's Div

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  • IMI Critical takes family of brands to Valve World 2014

    11 December 2014

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Following its adoption of a unified global brand, IMI Critical Engineering put its whole family of bra​nds on a single stand for the first time at the Valve World exhibition in Dusseld

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  • IMI STI doubles size of Italian plant

    20 October 2014

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​IMI Critical Engineering has responded to growing demand for its high-performance products for the global oil & gas and power sectors with a major investment to expand its manufacturing fa

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