Valin, a subsidiary of Graybar, which provides technical products for the technology, energy, life sciences, natural resources and transportation industries, is celebrating its 50th anniversary (Figure 1).
Valin began as a small industrial distributor of fluid connectors, valves, filters and control components. The company now offers personalized order management, on-site field support, comprehensive training, and applied expert engineering services utilizing automation, fluid management, precision measurement, process heating and filtration products.
Valin has grown to serve the needs of a customer base within a range of industries including semiconductor/microelectronics, petroleum refining, power generation, chemical processing, measurement and analytical systems, industrial machinery, water and wastewater, scientific research, aerospace, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food and beverage.
“We take great pride in the value we have created for our customers, suppliers and employees over the past five decades,” said Anne Vranicic, president of Valin. “Through the test of time, our company brand has become synonymous with a standard of excellence and quality that rivals the most innovative companies anywhere.”
On behalf of Valin’s executive and management team, Vranicic also extended thanks and appreciation to suppliers, customers and employees, whose continued confidence and trust have been essential to Valin’s long-term success.