On September 29, 2017, lost its founder and long-time leader. A.K. Velan passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Montreal General Hospital where he was being treated for complications related to pneumonia. He was just a few months short of his 100th birthday.
Velan is pleased to announce the appointment today of Duc Tran as its new Vice-President, Engineering. He will be a key member of the Company’s Senior Management team and is succeeding to Gil Perez, who has assumed a new mandate as Vice-President, Product Technology and Strategic Initiatives. He will report directly to Yves Leduc, President and CEO of Velan Inc.
Velan announces a re-design of its sales structure to be better aligned with customers’ market approach. This change is intended to focus resources on maximizing impact and competitiveness in today’s challenging economy.
(Houston, TX) Velan introduced the all new Securaseal R-series cast metal-seated ball valve at Valve World Expo in Houston, Texas. The new R-series cast product line leverages Velan’s extensive severe service technology and places it in an optimized package suitable for most processes with fluid slurries and high temperatures.
Velan will provide NNB GENERATION Company (HPC) Limited, a subsidiary of EDF Energy Plc, a French-British power utility, and AREVA NP, the world leader in nuclear engineering, nuclear valves to equip the primary and safety auxiliary systems of the two new-generation EPR™ reactors at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant, located in Somerset, United Kingdom.