Valves have been around since the Roman Empire and are used daily by consumers and industries alike. Every facet of the modern world would not be possible without these devices.
The market for industrial valves alone is expected to be just under $61 Billion in 2015. Source: McIlvaine Company.
On a monthly basis over 700,000 searches are made for valve products. This number only represents searches made with Google and excludes searches that contained the name of valve manufacturers.