American Valve received the Commendation Award for Product Innovation for Consumer Safety from the Home Safety Council at the council's annual dinner in Washington, DC. Pictured: American Valve's CEO Frederick Guterman accepted the award from Meri-K Appy, president of the Home Safety Council.

The Home Safety Council is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing home-related injuries.

American Valve, Greensboro, NC, manufactures a broad range of products with applications ranging from petrochemical processing and wastewater treatment to household plumbing and irrigation. For more information, visit