Plattco Corporation is in the midst of an exciting transition that will change the way we conduct business.
Join us at the 64th Annual IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from May 1st-5th, 2022. We are booth 510. This is the largest conference in the cement industry!
We are booth #525 for the #1 Iron & Steel Conference & Exposition ➡ AISTech2022 on May 16-18, 2022. We hope to meet you there! ✅
We are excited to be BOOTH 25 at the Western Regional Boiler Conference on March 15-17, 2022 in Idaho. The conference is put on by the Western Regional Boiler Association offering educational presentations covering a wide range of topics and vendor booths with products & services.
The H-1022 Double Flap Airlock Valves were installed on a cement plant clinker cooler in the late 80’s/ early 90’s. These valves were in operation for 30+ years with very minimal maintenance.
We are excited to be back at the 15th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place March 14-16, 2022, at The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL.
But it is an honor to take a moment and remember the man that embodied so much of what Plattco stands for and strives to be. His skill as a craftsman will likely be unmatched.
Tina joined Plattco Corporation in March 2019 as an Accounting Specialist where her primary role was to make sure our customers received their invoices timely and accurately.
Back in 2014, a Plattco valve was installed to replace a problematic rotary valve that was being used to discharge a cyclone on top of a silo. With the new Plattco valve the customer had the ability to just replace small wear components as needed, eliminating the need for cranes and rigging.
Mike Myatt co-coordinates all foundry floor work process including hand molding, core making, pouring, and casting cleaning. Mike ensures each mold and casting produced in our foundry maintains the Plattco standard throughout each foundry process.
Culturally, our company has become stronger and more resilient, and we fought hard to maintain connections and traditions while always leaning toward safety and protection of customers and staff. I am glad that it feels like many more will be positive than negative as we moved through the year.
Double flap airlock valves are a common component in many cement plants that are used for highly-abrasive and demanding applications. A key factor to operating valves in these environments is a robust maintenance program to implement monitoring and repairs prior to mechanical failure, and ensure reliable and predictable performance.
We would like to notify our customers that one of our suppliers has changed names and rebranded its product. There has been no other change to the part itself.
Signal Peak Silica installed our PCV-Series Plattco Airlock Valves on their baghouse as part of their OEM system. We completed onsite training, onsite field service work, and technical sales visits.
Click here to read a letter from our President, Ralph A. Coon Jr.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently recognized 19 small business suppliers that made exemplary contributions to its Missiles and Fire Control business area’s products and services in 2017.
When we caught up with Lee Ann Pray she too had recently transitioned to a new position.
As a young man Jarrod Clough knew he wanted a career in a foundry and his hard work and determination have made that happen. To move up in the industry Jarrod has moved around the country, working in Cincinnati, Ohio; Bettendorf, Iowa; Vancouver, Washington; Portland, Oregon, and since 2014 in Plattsburgh. He is experienced in ISO 9001 and has a 6-Sigma Black Belt.
As Plattco is kicking off its 121st year in business we are proud to share some of Doug Crozier’s words of wisdom and his approach to leadership and management at Plattco Corporation. Doug’s stewardship of the company has helped develop, grow and evolve the company over the past 16 years in his role as President and CEO, laying the foundations for the next century of business.
Over the last five years we have exported to over 50 countries world-wide. Today, approximately 35% of our company’s annual sales comes from outside the U.S.
Doug Crozier was named Businessperson of the Year. Pictured (from left) are Jarrod Clough, foundry manager; Michele Derrigo-Barnes, operations manager; and Doug Crozier, president and CEO.
Plattco Corporation is approaching its 120th anniversary as a leader in industrial valve engineering. However, with employees in their ranks who have been with Plattco for close to half a century, a different style of manager has stepped up and assumed higher-profile leadership roles at this hidden gem in Plattsburgh. The executive management team, under the direction of CEO Douglas Crozier, now strikes a very healthy balance between experience, tenure, and tribal knowledge with new energy, talent, and outside perspectives.
Jack Hilbert, Pneumatic Conveying Consultants, LLC, and Kevin Guay, Plattco Corporation, USA, outline how to apply Double Flap Valve technology to solve performance problems in this World Cement, April 2015, article.
With EZ Seat, one person can replace the wearable edge on a valve in as little as 10 minutes without taking the valve offline. Successful pilot implementations completed in cement, asphalt, and energy plant conveying systems.
Plattco’s High Pressure Mechanical Shaft Seal is a breakthrough for conveying abrasive materials like cement, lime, gypsum and fly ash long distances, at high speeds, under high pressure
In this article we explain the types of baghouse discharge valve-related problems that can disrupt melt shop operations. We also provide a comparison of the rotary valve and double flap valve designs
This is the first of several articles describing Customer Driven Manufacturing (CDM) and individual planning, execution and management elements of a complete operating approach.
Our goal is to present a series of informative articles which will take the subject of pneumatic conveying, break it down into logical sections and present not just theory, but a practical approach to how and why things work and what to do when they don't.
When a wood waste-to-electricity power plant began replacing rotary valves on their flyash baghouse in 2004, the facility realized a significant reduction in turbulence in the baghouse above the valves, an increase in bag life by many years and lower emissions.