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Dresser Masoneilan to supply valves to Korea nuclear plants

November 2, 2009 - Dresser Masoneilan has been named the preferred control valve supplier for Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power’s Shin Kori reactors currently under construction near Busan, South Korea.

Shin Kori 3 and 4 are the first-ever installation of KHNP’s state-of-the-art APR1400 reactor design. When operational in 2013 and 2014, they will produce 1400 MWe each, making them two of the largest new nuclear power plants in the world. Dresser Masoneilan will provide control valves and supply operational service and support for the estimated 60-year life of the reactors.

“Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power’s selection of Dresser Masoneilan as the preferred control valve supplier is a testament to the quality of our products and the excellent technical and field support we have provided our customer for more than 25 years,” said Hiro Fujisawa, president, Asia Pacific region, Dresser Inc. “This installation reinforces Dresser’s position as a trusted technology leader and expert in advanced mission-critical applications, such as this industry first for nuclear power.”

Dresser Masoneilan is one of few control valve suppliers in the world that can comply with the full scope of products and stringent certifications required for the nuclear power industry. The company’s differentiated technologies, such as the V-LOG and LincolnLog Energy Management Trim designs, form the ideal control valve solution for general service through severe service applications. Dresser Masoneilan is also able to provide customers with technical expertise and support at the local level through its global network of fully equipped aftermarket centers.

About Dresser Masoneilan
Dresser Masoneilan, headquartered in Houston, Texas, has been the leading global partner in process control valves and solutions for more than 100 years. As a Dresser Inc. brand, Dresser Masoneilan delivers customized products, services and diagnostic solutions for oil and gas, process and power generation applications.

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