American AVK is a leading U.S. manufacturer of gate valves, fire hydrants, and accessories for the water, wastewater, fire protection, and irrigation industries. Our products are used and appreciated by utilities throughout North America, South America, Central America, and the Caribbean.
AVK was one of the first valve manufacturers in the world to develop and design the Resilient Seated Gate Valve. The AVK Resilient Seated Gate Valve design has been improved upon continuously and has remained unmatched in quality, reliability and state of the art features.
AVK is at the forefront of technology for products serving the Water Works and Fire Protection Industries. American AVK was incorporated in 1985 to introduce AVK gate valves to North America. Since then, American AVK has continued to expand its production facilities, marketing activities and product range. AVK is now located in a state-of-the-art 180,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Minden, Nevada. As a commitment to our customers throughout North America, and to answer an increasing demand for American AVK products, warehouse distribution centers have been established in Nashville, TN and Omaha NE.
American AVK is a subsidiary of the well-known AVK Group of Companies, a global manufacturer of Valves, Hydrants and Accessories for the Water Works, Waste Water, Fire Protection, and Natural Gas Industries. The AVK Group today consists of over 70 companies worldwide.
EJ is the world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of access solutions for water, sewer, drainage, telecommunications and utility networks worldwide.
With ingenuity and craft, we have shaped molten iron into products that serve as the infrastructure of neighborhoods, villages and cities. With integrity and heart, we have responded to our customer's needs and expectations and built names for ourselves: East Jordan Iron Works, Cavanagh, Norinco, McCoy and Havestock. Our family heritage and legacy have been the cornerstones of our journey.
Kennedy Valve and McWane are your trusted providers of guaranteed American-made products and committed to American workers and American Industry. At a time when many of our competitors have moved their manufacturing overseas or elected to import foreign products at the expense of American jobs, McWane has invested hundreds of millions of dollars to modernize its US plants and make them safe, efficient and compliant, thus preserving thousands of well-paying American jobs and the futures of many communities. The company employs more than 4,000 United States workers who focus on the safe and sustainable manufacture of products that provide the backbone of vital water distribution and wastewater treatment systems across North America, dependably providing the United States with clean drinking water.