Continental Pricelist 2020 VERS 1 - Page 2



EXPECT
SUPREME PRODUCTS
AVK is a global leader within valves, hydrants, fittings and
accessories for water supply, gas supply, wastewater
treatment and fire protection.
AVK International A/S benefits from modern production
faciliites and a large distribution center which enable us to
deliver within a short period of time.
A complete product range, fast delivery, superior quality
products, competive prices and top service are some of the
benefits to expect when dealing with AVK International A/S.
Inhouse R&D
In our Development Department in Denmark, ideas and suggestions for new
products are gathered, and existing products are updated continuously.
Quality certifications
AVK’s quality management system is certified according to ISO 9001, and in
2018, we also obtained the ISO/TS 9001 certification.
We use FEA (Finite Element Analysis) to optimise the strength and geometry
of our components and CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) analyses to
validate different product designs prior to creating physical prototypes,
enabling us to predict consequences in cases where it is impossible to create
full scale tests on physical products.
ISO/TS 29001 is an industry-specific standard for the oil and gas industry
based on ISO 9001, but with stricter requirements for control measures and
risk management, in that key issues such as staff training, traceability of
materials and obtained test results must be documented.
We make our own test and production equipment, and in our flow lab,
we conduct thorough prototype and life cycle tests prior to release for
production. New product types are generally field tested in co-operation with
end users before final launch.
Production
Production takes place in several countries in Europe and Asia as well as in
the US and Saudi Arabia. AVK International A/S manufactures valves and
accessories for water, gas and wastewater applications as well as valves and
hydrants for fire protection - all according to the DIN standard.
Stock control and distribution to end users are handled through a global
network of sales companies and dealers. This network services the enduser, allowing AVK to monitor market changes and keep abreast of customer
requirements.
Moreover, we are certified to ISO 14001, the international standard for
environmental management, and OHSAS 18001, the international
Occupational Health and Safety Standard.
Third party certification
Authorities such as DVGW (Germany), KIWA (Netherlands) and UL & FM (the
US) offer certification of finished valves, and these are also recognized and
accepted by other countries that do not have their own certification schemes.
By obtaining and maintaining the most widely accepted certification, we show
our customers that AVK valves always meet the highest quality and safety
standards.
AVK focuses on the environment
AVK products are part of vital infrastructures, which play an important role for
the local environment all over the world. AVK also focuses on the environment
in all its internal processes. The AVK Group has outlined a number of strict
objectives for its manufacturing companies regarding energy and water
consumption. Our suppliers also need to comply with a number of standards in
order to be a certified supplier of the AVK Group, as it is vital for AVK to achieve
sustainability throughout the supply chain.





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