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Flowserve to supply valves to China Nuclear plants

November 4, 2010 – Flowserve announced two multimillion-dollar orders from China Nuclear Power Engineering (CNPE) and China Nuclear Energy Industry (CNEIC) for main steam isolation valves (MSIVs).

The Flowserve Edward MSIVs are planned to be used at the CPR-1000 design Fuqing Units 3 and 4, and Tianwan Units 5 and 6. All four units are currently under construction and scheduled to be operational in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Flowserve booked the orders in the third quarter of 2010.

“These orders further strengthen our long-standing relationship with the Chinese nuclear power industry and with our customers, CNPE and CNEIC,” said Tom Pajonas, president, Flowserve Flow Control Division. “We are pleased to be able to supply the products that help power the future of nuclear energy in China.

“Flowserve remains a leader in the nuclear industry, thanks to our experience, expertise and global presence,” added Pajonas. “We are excited to be partnering with CNPE and CNEIC to help meet China’s growing energy demands.”

Valves included in the order will be manufactured at the Flowserve facility in Raleigh, N.C.

About China Nuclear Power Engineering
China Nuclear Power Engineering was established under China National Nuclear Corporation in 2007. The main functions of CNPE include nuclear power and other nuclear engineering, engineering construction consultation and training, nuclear power project management and nuclear power technology transfer.

About China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation
The China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation is a China National Nuclear Corporation subsidiary established in 1980 as a trading company authorized to carry out import and export trade of uranium products, nuclear fuel cycle, and nuclear power and technology equipment.

About Flowserve
Flowserve is one of the world’s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in more than 55 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves, as well as a range of related flow management services.
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