Flowserve Corp., a leading provider of flow control products and services, recently opened its newest valve Quick Response Center (QRC) in Portage, Ind.

The Portage QRC is part of Flowserve's growing network of aftermarket service centers around the world. The 10,000-square-foot facility will provide full machining, welding and service capabilities for Valtek and Kammer valve customers in a six-state region, including Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin.

According to John Lenander, vice president and general manager, Flowserve Flow Control Division, "Establishing a QRC in this region demonstrates our continued commitment to providing superior, local services to our chemical, oil and gas, power and other customers in the Midwest."