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Spirax Sarco: Company Receives a Queen’s Award for Innovation



Blythewood, S.C. — April 29, 2015 – Spirax Sarco, the leader in product solutions and steam system services, announced that it has been named as a winner of a Queen’s Award for Innovation – the UK’s highest accolade for business success for the design and manufacture of a unique flowmeter.

The Spirax Sarco TVA flowmeter is the revolutionary alternative to traditional steam flow measurement. The device provides reliable, accurate, and cost-effective steam metering, combined with quick and easy installation, in many environments and across a range of industries worldwide, including food and beverage manufacturing, healthcare organizations, university campuses, and petrochemical plants.

The flowmeter uses variable area technology and incorporates a proprietary sensor and unique mathematical algorithms. One of the benefits of this design is its ability to measure a wide range of flow rates. With this knowledge, steam users can improve energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and cut costs.

The flowmeter was designed, developed, and tested in Cheltenham, England, at the company's technology center and steam lab. The product range offers a variety of line sizes, superheat capability, and self-powered and wireless communications options to enable the company to support its customers in a variety of industries and applications.

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