AVK International News

AVK UK Delivers Soft Seal Gate Valves For Gas Escape Solution

A large-scale gas escape in one of the UK’s largest cities was resolved in less than 24-hours due to the skill and commitment of the team at AVK UK in Staveley, Chesterfield. AVK was notified about the gas escape at 4pm on Friday 27th March. The customer urgently required two DN500 Donkin Series 555 Soft Seal Gate Valves. The DN500 Donkin Series 555 is far from a standard item, with a normal lead-time of twelve weeks. The AVK team, by 5pm, had allocated the components to enable the valve...

AVK And Fusion Announce Resuming Of Factories Operations In China

As almost all other factories in China, AVK and Fusion’s Chinese factories were closed from mid-January to mid-February. During that time, orders did not stop coming in, even though machines were shut down, and employees, therefore, faced a large backlog on their first day back. Due to the employees’ hard work and determination, and with extra precautions put in place they were soon back in work with high spirits. The health and wellbeing of the employees, partners and customers is...

AVK Announces All Communication Lines To Be Operational During COIVD-19

AVK shared an update on the latest policies as regards to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier the Company announced that all staff, where they are able, are to work from home. This update is to inform that customers will still be able to contact in the same way that they would have done prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. All of the incoming landline numbers are diverted to mobile phones; if for any reason the call doesn’t get answered, one may hear a message service from a mobile provid...

AVK Announces Home Working Policy And Operations To Remain Open Amidst COVID-19

Paul Hubbard shared the update on the latest policies amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic.  The government informed that in an effort to drastically reduce the rate of transmission of the virus, they are imposing enforceable measures to stop all but essential traveling and personal interaction for the next 3 weeks.  In response to this, the Company has ensured the welfare of customers, the staff and the wider population as a whole, whilst maintaining the highest possible level of se...

AVK Shares Focus On Shaping The Future With The Leadership Program To Promote New Learning Strategy

The intake for the 2019/20 AVK Leadership Program attended their first workshops. The Leadership Program is an important component in AVK’s new learning strategy which will be formally launched later this year. The new learning strategy has been developed by Lee Foxall, Head of Human Resources and Organizational Performance. Business improvement idea Lee welcomed the 23 Academy delegates to the Proact Stadium, home of Chesterfield FC: “The Leadership Program is an AVK Group initia...

AVK Offers Free Of Charge Training Courses On All Products And Innovations

AVK UK training sessions can be tailored to one’s requirements and held at any of the AVK offices and factories across the UK or, at the user’s convenience, at their site. Any number of delegates can be catered for and training is suited to the various levels of experience and product knowledge - from new employees through to refresher courses for advanced engineers. Informal training courses A typical session includes: A technical presentation, valve recommendation, product overv...

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