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100 Years in the Making

2009. It took a hundred years to get here, and we’ve learned that there is no shut-off valve for experience and what it teaches. That's why we're so excited about this year and the next hundred. The following news and events calendar will keep you posted on the products we’re developing, the places we’ll be showcasing and the policies that will shape our future. Yes, 2009 will be a very good year.


April 2009 / Pipeline & Gas Journal

Time for Third-Party Certification

A toast, blessing or curse that is purported by some to be a Chinese proverb, states, “May you live in interesting times.” Today, our world is certainly interesting.

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January 15, 2009

POLYBALL™ Receives CINA Certification

Kerotest Manufacturing Corporation’s POLYBALL™ polyethylene ball valves recently earned certification from the Certification Institute of North America (CINA), an independent, third-party product testing agency which provides voluntary certification of products for the gas distribution industry to nationally-recognized consensus standards…

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January 1, 2009

KEROTEST Celebrates Centennial

Already a supplier of valves to oil fields worldwide when the company was just 8 years old, Pittsburgh-based valve manufacturer, Kerotest, went on to introduce the first steel gate valve for the natural gas industry in the 1960’s and become a major supplier to the emerging nuclear industry in the early 1970’s. 1983 was marked by the employee purchase of the company…

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January 2009

100th Anniversary Kickoff Events
Pittsburgh and Mansura Plants

May 18, 2009

The Kerotest 100th Anniversary Celebration
& Time Capsule Dedication
Heinz History Center

Pittsburgh, PA

May 19, 2009

AGA Operations Conference & Biennial Exhibition
Pittsburgh, PA

June 2-5, 2009

Northeast Gas Association
Annual Gas Operations School

Bryant University
Smithfield, Rhode Island

June 14-17, 2009

Texas Gas Association
2009 Operations & Management Conference
San Marcos, TX

July 20-22, 2009

Southern Gas Association
Transmission & Distribution Operating Conference and Exhibit
Houston, TX

August 2009

Gas Measurement Show
Robert Morris University

Pittsburgh, PA

August 4-7, 2009

Midwest Energy Association
Annual Operations Conference

Ames, IA

September 2009

Oklahoma Gas Association

October 2009

Louisiana Gas Association

October 6-9, 2009

ISA 2009 Expo
Houston, TX