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The Valve and Process Solutions Visionaries Podcast

May 23, 2019

Steve Pearson is back in front of the microphone and we find out why he's been developing an interactive e-learning platform for the Valve and Process industry.

With Valve Academy's free taster module now available, Steve runs through:

  • Why professionals and employers working with Valves need a globally-recognised...


Feb 8, 2019

In this forthright and candid conversation Martin covers the history of SchuF from its original foundation in 1911.

We learn about key developments in the firm's early years, the 1920s, 30s and 40s. And we hear how Martin's role in the firm started and progressed – including an infamous claim to fame.

Martin offers...


Jan 24, 2019

Frank Sinclair is a legend in the Valve and Process industry and it was a privilege to interview him for this latest VPS Visionaries podcast.

In this episode, Frank explains his background before Westlock and what sparked his decision to set up the business.

He covers Westlock's first beacons, early successes,...


Nov 19, 2018

Modern valves are built to last, says VPS Founder and MD Steve Pearson – and they will last even longer if you take some simple steps to prolong their life.

Follow Steve's advice so your valves give you longer service: looking after them is better for business resilience, productivity and results.

Steve also explains...


Oct 26, 2018

Mick Pepper worked with the Norris brothers as their first engineering apprentice, joining them in 1964.

The brothers are known for their involvement in the invention of the inertia reel seatbelt, now fitted to every car.

They also worked with Donald Campbell and were involved in the design of the Bluebird boat and the...