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Atlas Copco Group acquires Zahroof Valves

By Stephen Elliott

March 17, 2024

Atlas Copco GroupAtlas Copco Group, Nacka, Sweden, has acquired Zahroof Valves, headquartered in Houston. Zahroof Valves designs, services and assembles reciprocating compression valve technology. Founded in 2010, Zahroof Valves has 44 employees.

The valve technology provided by the company is used to reduce emissions and increase energy efficiency for customers in the oil and gas and petrochemical industry by avoiding unplanned interruptions, an Atlas Copco Group news release said.

“We can leverage on this technology to further increase the energy efficiency in our gas compressors since less power is required than when using traditional valve technology,” said Vagner Rego, business area president, compressor technique for Atlas Copco Compressors. “We also see potential to use this technology to further develop our product and service offering in the growing hydrogen and carbon capture segments.”

Zahroof Valves will become part of the oil free air division within the compressor technique business area operating under Atlas Copco Compressors.