Total Cost of Ownership
Close working relationships with major production plants locally, together with a global support system has ensured that V&A’s technical specialists fully understand TCO principles and the impact on the end user.
Recommendations and solutions offered take all known TCO issues into consideration including operating time, maintenance, spares holding through to weights and space envelope that significantly impact on plant design as well as on piping supports.
V&A technical specialists are qualified instrument or mechanical technicians having spent many years themselves in industry giving them a better understanding of the demands placed on production, project and maintenance personnel.
Sizing & Selection
V&A uses sizing and selection software developed by the valve manufacturers as well as their own which was developed by specialists to IEC standards.
This service is offered to customers to assist in selecting the optimum valves for the application.
These tools significantly reduce the time required to select and specify the right valve.
After Sales Service and OEM parts
V&A fully understands the need for world class service and support for production plants.
With OEM parts stocked in regional warehouses, V&A can deliver what is required urgently, minimising downtime and production losses.
Sourcing valves from our principals internationally is routinely done as part of our ongoing service. Thinking globally but acting locally is part of V&A’s success.
Factory accredited facilities are available in both Johannesburg and Durban where skilled technicians with knowledge and experience carry out the required repairs and reconditioning using OEM components.
V&A offers project management support that assists you to install and commission valve packages which is so critical to the success of a project.
This support includes project management teams, on-site technical support, document control, critical commissioning and start up spares.