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Spartan becomes exclusive representative for former Pentair Valves and Controls brands in Western Canada

July 4, 2017

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Following Emerson’s recent acquisition of the Valves & Controls business unit of Pentair plc, Spartan Controls Ltd., Emerson’s local business partner, has been named the exclusive representative for most of the acquired brands in Western Canada.

In addition to well-known Emerson brands that Spartan currently represents, such as  Fisher, Bettis, Virgo, EIM, and Enardo, Spartan will add Anderson GreenwoodBiffi, Clarkson, Crosby, Fasani, FCT, Hancock, Keystone, KTM, Kunkle, Penberthy, Neotecha, Sempell, Vanessa, Varec, and Yarway.

“We are very excited to add these world-class brands to our portfolio,” said Grant Wilde, President and CEO of Spartan Controls. “This acquisition will provide our customers the opportunity to streamline the way they select, source, and service their valves; reducing their cost, improving project execution outcomes and decreasing risk. We look forward to offering the most extensive and complete valve solutions and service network in Western Canada.”

Until today, across a wide range of industries, customers have been buying valves and valve services from many different providers, adding complexity and cost to their processes. Now, industrial process operators, purchasers, and engineers in Western Canada can call one number for all valves and valve service needs, which includes control valves, isolation valves, pressure and safety relief valves, and valve actuation.  

Additions to Spartan’s portfolio include;

  • Pressure Management: Crosby, Anderson Greenwood, Varec, Kunkle
  • Isolation: Clarkson, Vanessa, Neotecha, Keystone, KTM, FCT, Fasani, Hancock, Sempell, Yarway
  • Actuation: Biffi, Keystone
  • Flow Controls: Penberthy

Spartan’s relationship with Emerson as a Local Business Partner, balances local expertise with global leadership. Emerson is a global manufacturer of leading and innovative technical solutions. Spartan offers the local network of services, sourcing, application expertise, and infrastructure. Across North America with fellow Local Business Partners, or around the globe with Emerson, Spartan strives to collaborate with customers to solve their toughest challenges.

To view a full list of brands that Spartan represents please click here.

About Spartan Controls

Spartan Controls is the leading provider of automation, measurement, valves and process control in Western Canada. For over 50 years, Spartan has provided customers with high performance solutions, industry expertise, lifecycle support, and technical training.

Our automation solutions are used in all process industries, including oil and gas, oil sands, pulp and paper, power, mining and metals, pipeline, and municipal industries. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional customer experience in which expertise and collaboration come together 24/7, 365 days a year. 

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA). Emerson’s Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. For more information, visit

For further information please contact:

Scott Foster

VP, Final Control

p: 780-468-5463

e: [email protected]