About Saval

Spanish manufacturer of high performance valves





Saval de Válvulas has more than 50 years of experience in the development, design, supply and installation of valves manufactured in different materials:

Bronze, Stainless Steel, Steel, Nod. Iron, others at the customer's request.

Saval is specialized in the manufacture of marine valves.



History

Saval was founded in 1965, and since then it has remained in the market as one of the reference manufacturers in globe valves, ball valves, check valves and gate valves for the naval and the industrial sectors.


In 2012, Saval de Valvulas S.A. becomes part of Fernandez Jove Group S.A.

In 2015 Saval is modernized by moving its factory to the new facilities of the group in Torrelavega (Cantabria), in the north of Spain.

Valvunaval is created in 1965 by engineers coming from Euskalduna Shipyards (Bilbao), interested in the creation of an Industrial Hub in Burgos*.


As a remarkable fact, Saval was awarded a diploma by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in September 1971, recognizing its development of export activities.

* Industrial Promotion Hub of Burgos

The Industrial Hub of Burgos was one of the two created in the context of the indicative planning carried out in the Spanish economy during during the First Development Plan (1964-1967) along with the Chemist Hub of Huelva. 

The Industrial Hub had an extension coinciding with the area of the municipal district of Burgos (95.86 km²) and during the competitions convened in 1964 and 1965 156 companies were installed, with a total investment in fixed capital of 6,961,095,258 pesetas that led to the creation of 15,893 jobs.

The affected industrial land occupied an area of 3.7 million square meters, mainly in the industrial estate of Villalonquéjar and in the industrial estate of Gamonal-Villímar.

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In 1973 the shareholding is acquired by Pegler Group, a group dedicated to naval and petrochemical valves.
 
During the recession of the late '70s, the group decided to close several factories including the one in Burgos. In that moment the employees decide to acquire the shareholding, becoming actions Valnaval Cooperative Society, comprised of 57 members.

The company will be a cooperative until 1994. That year, ten old members decided to found Saval de Valvulas, maintaining its share in the domestic and international markets as leading manufacturers for clients such as Armón Shipyards, Gondán Shipyards, and later on Navantia (2004 Shock Test Homologation 1000) .

During these years Saval achieved considerable exports to the German market (400,000 € / year approx.) for Siemens, ABB, etc. This niche is finished when the customers start to import valves from Asian producers valves at low cost.
 
In 2012, the Fernández Jove group acquires the entire company, subjecting it to a process of reorganization and modernization that allows Saval to continue competing in the different international markets in which it operates, becoming one of the best European manufacturers of high performance valves.
 
Currently, Saval has become a reference company in the naval sector.

Quality System

Saval Valves has ISO certification and Shock Test.



QA System

ISO certification and testing facilities.

All valves manufactured by Saval regularly pass rigorous quality tests that guarantee the product and the reliability of its performance.

If you need information about our certificates, please contact our technical department by filling out the form below.


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Shock Test


Saval Valves meet the most exigent standard for navies, including the NATO standard:

                 Shock Test - MIL S-901D GRADE A (HULL)

                                     

Saval also manufactures valves under other recognized standars such as DIN and ANSI.


                                               
NAVY VALVES

Head Office

Saval de Válvulas is a company belonging to the Fernández Jove Group.


Saval de Válvulas has its offices and its factory in the production centre of the Fernández Jove Group at Torrelavega (Cantabria - Spain).

For further information contact us.


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Address:

Polígono Empresarial Tanos-Viérnoles
C/ La Espina, 44
39300 - Torrelavega (Cantabria)
Spain


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