Celebrating 65 years of flow control experience

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Did you know Neles’ roots date back to March 2, 1956, when the Finnish Antti Nelimarkka and Eino Santasalo registered their company, Neles Oy, specializing in industrial valves in the Finnish Trade Register? This year we are not only celebrating our first independent year after a partial demerger, but also our 65th anniversary.

Reliability at the core

Today, Neles is a global leader in flow control solutions and services. Over the years, our portfolio has evolved from valves to also include various expert services, such as maintenance and shutdown services, and intelligent valve controller solutions, like the Neles™ NDX.

Neles' founding fathers Antti Nelimarkka and Eino Santasalo
Neles' founders Antti Nelimarkka and Eino Santasalo

We offer the process industries a full flow control package: a comprehensive scope of products, all featuring superb tightness, safety, and operational reliability. Our valve properties have been designed to meet even the most stringent industry standards and requirements. We are especially known as a supplier of flow control solutions for truly demanding processes and applications.

At present, our global team consists of nearly 3000 experts who work in about 40 different countries. At our valve technology centers, we manufacture about 500,000 high-quality valves for our customers every year.

Sustainable solutions for the future

With tightening legislation, scarcity of raw materials, and increasing concern for the environment, industrial manufacturers are forced to produce more with less and with a sharper focus on environmental efficiency and profitability. Our ability to meet these demands makes us a reliable partner with an offering of environmentally efficient and safe technologies now and in the future.

A female worker in Neles technology center in Vantaa, Finland
Neles' state-of-the-art valve technology center in Vantaa, Finland, opened in 2011, strengthens our global industrial valve production network.

Please note: this text was published prior to Neles' merger to Valmet.

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