Valve Chronicles

Meeting the New Members of Cla-Val

Host of Valve Chronicles, Tyler Kern, spoke with members of the Cla-Val team, including two new members that the company “moved Heaven and Earth” to get on the team. Those two new members are Shirley Nelson, Fueling Sales Manager, and Jimmy Kmetz, Technical Sales Engineer, who had worked together for years before Tom Boriack, Director of Fueling, was able to Read more

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Engineering & Construction
Meeting the New Members of Cla-Val
Host of Valve Chronicles, Tyler Kern, spoke with members of the Cla-Val team, including two new members that the company “moved Heaven and Earth” to get on the team. Those two new members are Read more
Building Management
The Valve Chronicles: What Makes a Good Agent
This episode of the Value Chronicles was all about partnerships and making an excellent agent to cement relationships and deliver world-class service. Two long-time partners of Cla-Val joined Read more
Building Management
How This California Town Utilizes Link2Valves for its Water System
“The other thing I think is really nice is the monthly report you can get sent to you in email format,” Neumann said. “When you have a bunch of different job duties, it is important Read more
Building Management
The Valve Chronicles: Replacing Aging Infrastructure of Control Valve Vaults in the U.S.
Robb White, Regional Sales Manager at ESI Fab Systems, broke down the aging infrastructure of control valve vaults in the United States and detailed the process of fixing the issue. White Read more
Building Management
Valve Chronicles: Preventative Maintenance
  For any parts in a mechanical process, preventative maintenance is critical for a longer, useful life. That’s true for valves in water systems. On Valve Chronicles, host Read more
Building Management
How Valves Play a Key Role in Fire Protection
On this episode of The Valve Chronicles, a podcast from Cla-Val, host Tyler Kern and Cla-Val’s Kyle Chism dove into perhaps the ultimate example of solutions that are often invisible, but Read more

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The B2B Marketing Trends to Leave Behind in 2022
November 30, 2022

A number of marketing and media trends have emerged in the past year, including NFTs, the Metaverse, audio chatrooms, and more. While B2C marketing often pioneers these edge technologies and marketing strategies to varied success, it’s the B2B marketing strategists left wondering: is this something I should adopt? Is it actually worth precious time […]

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Spotify Wrapped 2022: What Bad Bunny and Rogan’s Success on Spotify Can Illuminate for B2B Marketers
November 30, 2022

Spotify Wrapped 2022 is officially out for all the streaming heads out there eager to see their year in review. Bad Bunny topped the most streamed artist spot for another year in a row, and for you, marketers out there eyeing podcast content turns out Joe Rogan was the most-listened-to podcast again this year. […]

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Assessment in Our Education System: A Barrier and an Opportunity
November 30, 2022

In today’s time-based education system, Students take tests and receive assessments based on those results. But what are the takeaways and feedback for students? Do students understand the results, where they went right, or where they went wrong? What are the quality levels of these assessments, and do they provide opportunities to improve a […]

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A Future Look at Aircraft Fueling Operations in The US & Europe
May 7, 2021
For the final episode of The Valve Chronicles’ look at the differences in aircraft fueling operations between the U.S. and Europe, Cla-Val’s Tom Boriack, Global Market Manager for Fueling, Read more
The Valve Chronicles: Pressure Control Guideline Differences in Aircraft Fueling Operations Between the US & Europe, Part 2

On this episode of The Valve Chronicles’ look at the differences in aircraft fueling operations between the US and Europe, Cla-Val’s Tom Boriack, Global Market Manager for Fueling, and Richard Hooton, Market Manager, Aviation & Ground Fueling, EMEA for Cla-Val Europe, joined host Tyler Kern for a discussion on the origins of vehicle design and […]

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The Valve Chronicles: Pressure Control Guideline Differences in Aircraft Fueling Operations Between the US & Europe

For this third episode in The Valve Chronicles’ look at the differences in aircraft fueling operations between the United States and Europe, the subject was pressure control and the differences in guidelines between the two geographies. As always, to duke it out, Cla-Val’s Tom Boriack, Global Market Manager for Fueling, and Richard Hooton, Market […]

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The Differences in Fueling Operations Between the US and Europe

Cla-Val’s Tom Boriack, Global Market Manager for Fueling, and Richard Hooton, Market Manager of Aviation & Ground Fueling for EMEA with Cla-Val Europe, returned to the Valve Chronicles for this second installment on a series about the differences in aircraft fueling operations between the United States and Europe. One key difference between the two nations […]

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Engineering & Construction
The Differences in Fueling Operations Between the US and Europe
March 25, 2021
Cla-Val’s Tom Boriack, Global Market Manager for Fueling, and Richard Hooton, Market Manager of Aviation & Ground Fueling for EMEA with Cla-Val Europe, returned to the Valve Chronicles Read more

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Building Management
How This California Town Utilizes Link2Valves for its Water System
November 4, 2021
“The other thing I think is really nice is the monthly report you can get sent to you in email format,” Neumann said. “When you have a bunch of different job duties, it is important Read more
The Valve Chronicles: Replacing Aging Infrastructure of Control Valve Vaults in the U.S.

Robb White, Regional Sales Manager at ESI Fab Systems, broke down the aging infrastructure of control valve vaults in the United States and detailed the process of fixing the issue. White said the problem is widespread across the United States from coast to coast. “These control valve vaults are underground; they’re in concrete structures,” White […]

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Valve Chronicles: Preventative Maintenance

For any parts in a mechanical process, preventative maintenance is critical for a longer, useful life. That’s true for valves in water systems. On Valve Chronicles, host Tyler Kern spoke with Jake Corzine, Western Regional Manager, Cla-Val, and Randy Harris, EMT Superintendent, California Water, about the subject. Harris’ role with Cal Water is to manage a […]

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Valve Chronicles: Cla-Val University is Back with Online Training Sessions

George Aguilar, Training Manager at Cla-Val, provided some exciting news for industries looking for Cla-Val valve training. CVU (Cla-Val University) is back. The pandemic may have halted in-person training sessions for the time being, but CVU is now running online training sessions through Zoom. “We’re providing online courses for operators and end users on our […]

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Engineering & Construction
Valve Chronicles: Cla-Val University is Back with Online Training Sessions
March 1, 2021
George Aguilar, Training Manager at Cla-Val, provided some exciting news for industries looking for Cla-Val valve training. CVU (Cla-Val University) is back. The pandemic may have halted Read more
Setting Yourself Up for Control Valve Success

Cla-Val features leading experts in automatic control valves and flow control solutions – so they know the steps users should deploy to set themselves up for success. The biggest pitfalls can generally be avoided by something as simple as clear communication, said Jake Corzine, Western Regional Sales Manager for Cla-Val. “When I’m talking to […]

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Meeting Valve Sizing and Noise Requirements with Innovative Software Solutions

On this episode of Valve Chronicles, a Cla-Val podcast, Daniel Litwin hosts Roger Lah, Technical Product Specialist for Cla-Val. The duo explored how technical software can help industrial water professionals analyze and meet their valve sizing and noise requirements. Cla-Val’s products are made to refine valve noise and have adaptable sizing software to meet difficult […]

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Understanding the 39A Air Valve and How It Prevents Pipe Ruptures and Bursts

We’ve all seen it–the Old Faithful geyser on the corner gushing water into the street, blocking traffic and sending pedestrians running in the other direction. It is a partial pipe rupture, and over 250,000 happen in the U.S. each year. This episode of “Valve Chronicles” uncovers how these bursts happen and how they can be […]

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Building Management
Understanding the 39A Air Valve and How It Prevents Pipe Ruptures and Bursts
December 7, 2020
We’ve all seen it--the Old Faithful geyser on the corner gushing water into the street, blocking traffic and sending pedestrians running in the other direction. It is a partial pipe rupture, Read more
Elevating Valve Service with Thorough Data and Scheduling

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, water management facilities have had to figure out how to keep systems up and running while avoiding putting their technicians and other employees at risk of contracting or spreading the coronavirus. Simply not servicing valves is not an option. A malfunction can lead to a serious headache, said […]

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How Link2Valves Can Modernize Your Water System Management

Mark Gimson has seen it all when it comes to valves. Now Director of Marketing and International Sales for Cla-Val, Gimson has worked with control valves for more than 35 years and said, while the basic valve has not changed a whole lot but they have become a lot smarter in what they can do. […]

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Why Going Electric with Your Valve Control Can Be a Smart, Economic Choice

It’s comfortable to stick with a known commodity, but that can lead to becoming stuck in the past. That’s becoming the case with many water districts that aren’t exploring their valve control options. Systems engineers are likely familiar with a traditional PLC, but, while the base product may be competitive with an electronic valve control […]

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Meeting the New Members of Cla-Val
July 7, 2022
Host of Valve Chronicles, Tyler Kern, spoke with members of the Cla-Val team, including two new members that the company “moved Heaven and Earth” to get on the team. Those two new members are Shirley Nelson, Fueling Sales Manager, and Jimmy Kmetz, Technical Sales Engineer, who had worked together for years before Tom Boriack, Director of Fueling, was able to Read more
The Valve Chronicles: What Makes a Good Agent
January 24, 2022
This episode of the Value Chronicles was all about partnerships and making an excellent agent to cement relationships and deliver world-class service. Two long-time partners of Cla-Val joined host Tyler Kern to tackle this vital topic. Raeann Velasquez, Chief Executive Officer and Outside Sales Manager for Cimco-GC Systems, and Robb White, Regional Sales Read more
How This California Town Utilizes Link2Valves for its Water System
November 4, 2021
“The other thing I think is really nice is the monthly report you can get sent to you in email format,” Neumann said. “When you have a bunch of different job duties, it is important to get that reminder.” The app Link2Valves helps to make faster, more intelligent decisions on water system infrastructure. It has an intuitive and user-friendly Read more
The Valve Chronicles: Replacing Aging Infrastructure of Control Valve Vaults in the U.S.
September 2, 2021
Robb White, Regional Sales Manager at ESI Fab Systems, broke down the aging infrastructure of control valve vaults in the United States and detailed the process of fixing the issue. White said the problem is widespread across the United States from coast to coast. “These control valve vaults are underground; they’re in concrete structures,” White said. Read more
Valve Chronicles: Preventative Maintenance
August 25, 2021
  For any parts in a mechanical process, preventative maintenance is critical for a longer, useful life. That’s true for valves in water systems. On Valve Chronicles, host Tyler Kern spoke with Jake Corzine, Western Regional Manager, Cla-Val, and Randy Harris, EMT Superintendent, California Water, about the subject. Harris’ role with Cal Read more
How Valves Play a Key Role in Fire Protection
June 22, 2021
On this episode of The Valve Chronicles, a podcast from Cla-Val, host Tyler Kern and Cla-Val’s Kyle Chism dove into perhaps the ultimate example of solutions that are often invisible, but always essential – fire protection products. Chism serves as Cla-Val’s Fire Products Manager and, over nearly a decade at the company, he’s become intimately familiar with Read more
A Future Look at Aircraft Fueling Operations in The US & Europe
May 7, 2021
For the final episode of The Valve Chronicles’ look at the differences in aircraft fueling operations between the U.S. and Europe, Cla-Val’s Tom Boriack, Global Market Manager for Fueling, and Richard Hooton, Market Manager, Aviation & Ground Fueling, EMEA for Cla-Val Europe, put on their forward-thinking caps. What does tomorrow look like for aircraft Read more
The Valve Chronicles: Pressure Control Guideline Differences in Aircraft Fueling Operations Between the US & Europe, Part 2
April 22, 2021
On this episode of The Valve Chronicles’ look at the differences in aircraft fueling operations between the US and Europe, Cla-Val’s Tom Boriack, Global Market Manager for Fueling, and Richard Hooton, Market Manager, Aviation & Ground Fueling, EMEA for Cla-Val Europe, joined host Tyler Kern for a discussion on the origins of vehicle design and the Read more
The Valve Chronicles: Pressure Control Guideline Differences in Aircraft Fueling Operations Between the US & Europe
April 7, 2021
  For this third episode in The Valve Chronicles’ look at the differences in aircraft fueling operations between the United States and Europe, the subject was pressure control and the differences in guidelines between the two geographies. As always, to duke it out, Cla-Val’s Tom Boriack, Global Market Manager for Fueling, and Richard Hooton, Market Read more