Curtiss-Wright Corp. has acquired certain assets and liabilities of Valve Systems and Controls (VSC) for approximately $75 million. VSC provides critical valve, automation, and controls solutions for all facets of flow control operations to the oil and gas market. The business will become part of Curtiss-Wright’s Flow Control segment.

VSC provides valve automation, process control and protection technology, project engineering and aftermarket field services to related secondary refining processes, oil production platforms and storage facilities, liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and storage facilities, natural gas pipeline operations, and power generation facilities. VSC has been a long-standing partner with DeltaValve, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control, delivering critical valve, automation and control system products for the delayed coke deheading process in oil refineries.

Founded in 1974, VSC sales in 2007 are expected to be approximately $60 million. VSC’s customers include virtually all of the well-known engineering contractors and integrated oil and gas companies, with a primary focus in North and South America. VSC has 65 employees and is headquartered in Houston, with small satellite offices in Baton Rouge and Seoul, South Korea.