Serck Audco Valves and Nordstrom Valves, Inc. merge to become Nordstrom Audco, the world's largest plug valve manufacturer located in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Rockwell International sells its Measurement and Flow Control Division to BTR, Inc. BTR forms Nordstrom Valves, Inc., headquarterd in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Nordstrom awarded patent for the first dynamically balanced plug valve.
Nordstrom undergoes second plant expansion to handle increasing volumes.
Nordstrom awarded patent for the first polyethylene valve for gas distribution.
North American Rockwell and Rockwell Manufactuing merge, forming Rockwell International.
Plant expands to manufacture globe and check valves transferred from East Chicago, IL
Rockwell Manufacturing Company breaks ground for new manufacturing facility in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
The Pittsburgh Equitable Meter Company, later Rockwell Manufacturing Company, purchases Merco-Nordstrom Valves Company and concentrates on improving and increasing sales outlets.
Merril and Nordstrom form the Merco-Nordstrom Valve Company. First plant is built in Oakland, California.
Nordstrom installs the first valve in natural gas service.
Nordstrom begins manufactuing valves in the United States and expands products to serve the chemical industry.
Beginnings of an association with the Merril Engineering Company in San Francisco.
Swedish born engineer, Sven Nordstrom, utilizing Pascal's Law invents lubricated plug valve at Reale del Monte Gold Mine in Mexico. Patent awarded in 1916 and the manufacturing begins in Mexico.
Serck Audco Valves & Nordstrom Valves, Inc. merge to become Nordstrom Audco. BTR and Siebe announce merger and become Invensys company.
Double isolation plug valve (DIPV) introduced for demanding offshore service.
Hardfaced plug valves introduced for abrasive services in oil & gas industry.
Super H introduced as a successor to type H plug valve.
Acquired by BTR (some product lines moved to other companies within the newly formed valve group.)
RASA (Rockwell - Serck Audco joing marketing company in Geneva) was folded & SAVI (Serck Audco Valves International) was formed.
Manufacturing of butterfly valves begins.
Audley Engineering Company becomes Serck Audco Valves.
Manufactured the first presure balanced plug valve.
New location purchased known as "Avenue Works."
Introduced type H plug valves developed jointly with Nordstrom.
Started manufacture of lubricated plug valves under license of Nordstrom Valves of Oakland, California.
Audley Engineering company was founded - making iron cocks and other type of valves. The company was previously known as St. Mary's Iron Works.