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After many technical discussions, Clow Valve Company has selected KÜNKEL WAGNER as partner for their new moulding plant project against other competitors.  KÜNKEL WAGNER will supply a moulding plant with a moulding machine KW MASTER Eco® using the proven TWINPRESSplus moulding process.  The tailor-made moulding plant will be operating with two different flask groups: 1.300 x 980 x 400+50/400 mm & 1.300 x 980 x 280/280 mm; the production rate will be 80 complete moulds/hour.

Clow Valve Company is a manufacturer of waterworks valves and fire hydrants with locations in Oskaloosa, Iowa and Corona, California.  Clow Valve Company’s roots date back to 1878 and since 1985 Clow Valve Company belongs to the McWane family of companies being a leading supplier of ductile iron products, including pipes, valves, hydrants, fittings and plumbing products and manufacturer of fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems and steel pressure vessels.

Henan Xixia Automobile Water Pump Co., Ltd. decide to purchase a moulding plant and a pouring machine of KÜNKEL WAGNER.

Henan Xixia Automobile Water Pump Co., Ltd. is one of the major suppliers of the Chinese automotive industry with a history of more than 40 years. Currently, the company has 1,800 employees and a market share of 25 % in the field of water pumps.

KÜNKEL WAGNER will contribute to the continuation of this long and successful story. The Xixia foundry will be modernised by installing a moulding plant having a flask size of 950x750x280/280 mm,
a fast turntable moulding machine type KW MASTER 120 for a production rate of 120 moulds per hour and a pouring machine type KW MX 20.