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IMI Severe Service rebrands to become IMI Critical Engineering

Oilfield Technology,

IMI Severe Service, a supplier of critical components for the global oil, gas and petrochemical sectors, has undergone a major rebrand.

The business will now be known as IMI Critical Engineering, reflecting its status as a leading supplier of critical flow control solutions which allow the sector to operate safely, cleanly, reliably and more efficiently.

The change is part of IMI plc’s strategy to bring all of its group businesses closer together, enabling wider sharing of resources with the aim of engineering great solutions for its customers.

IMI Critical Engineering

Within IMI Critical Engineering, the focus will be on continued, high-level investment in world-class facilities, with the creation of new plants and support sites to guarantee a truly local and responsive service to customers.

IMI Critical Engineering encompasses many well-known names in the design and manufacture of products for critical applications in the sector, including IMI CCI, IMI Interativa, IMI Orton, IMI STI, IMI Truflo Rona and IMI Fluid Kinetics.

Products and services

Products range from anti-surge valves, isolation valves, overboard dump valves and to production chokes, control valves and fire and safety system valves. The range also comprises slide, butterfly, gate, inlet and ball valves for critical applications in operations such as delayed coking and fluid catalytic cracking. Products include technology such as DRAG® noise and vibration control. All products are designed to deliver optimum performance and integrity in even the harshest operating conditions, as well as intensely abrasive or corrosive cyclical operations.

IMI Critical Engineering designs, manufactures and installs customised, highly engineered solutions for both new facilities and replacement/upgrade, while providing complete plant life cycle service support.


Roy Twite, Divisional Managing Director of IMI Critical Engineering, commented: “The rebrand to IMI Critical Engineering enables us to demonstrate the full breadth of our portfolio and experience to customers. Our aim is to harness our technical expertise, exceptional engineering talent and global service to create great solutions for customers in the oil and gas and petrochemical sectors tackling the world’s most demanding engineering challenges.

“Our ‘Engineering Great’ ethos runs through all facets of our work – from collaboration with customers to gain insight to develop our solutions, through harnessing innovation to deliver excellence in design, performance and service.”

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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