Top 10 Solenoid Valve Manufacturers in 2023

1. SMC

Country: Japan

Founded: 1959

Products: Cylinder, solenoid valve, pressure switch, pressure reducing valve

About the company:

SMC is a world famous manufacturer of pneumatic components. Founded in 1959, the company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

At first, SMC was a company mainly engaged in manufacturing “sintered metal industrial filter” filter element by powder metallurgy.

After decades of continuous efforts and innovation, SMC’s product categories were gradually enriched, and it was trusted by countless users relying on its excellent quality.

Today, SMC has developed into a global leader in the pneumatic industry.

The name “SMC” (SinteredMetal Company, which means “sintered metal company”), which was established in the early days of the company, has been used for many years because of its reputation in the world, and has become a global unified company name.

In 1994, SMC (China) Co., Ltd. was established in Beijing.

After more than 20 years of continuous development, SMC has become an enterprise with a nationwide marketing network and widely recognized products and services in the industry.

In 2021, in order to comprehensively improve domestic customer service and build a new pattern of sustainable development, SMC China carried out a group reorganization, and SMC Automation Co., Ltd. was officially established.

SMC Automation Co., Ltd. is mainly responsible for the marketing activities in Chinese Mainland, and has set up branches in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou to manage the marketing agencies in their respective jurisdictions, and strive to provide professional and timely services and technical support to customers across the country.

At present, SMC has more than 120 directly affiliated business outlets and more than 300 authorized agents nationwide, and has cooperated with some e-commerce platforms in recent years.

2. Emerson

Country: USA

Founded: 1890 

Products: Electrical, solenoid valve, flowmeter, industrial automation, explosion-proof electrical appliances, level gauge, power module, MES system, pressure switch, frequency converter, gas regulator, heating, switching power supply, server cabinet, industrial robot, valve, compressor, measuring instrument

About the company:

Emerson, (NYSE Code:EMR) is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in the industrial, commercial and residential markets.

Founded in 1890, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States, has about 88000 employees.

In 2020, the global sales volume will reach 18.3 billion dollars.

Emerson integrates technology with engineering technology to provide customers with solutions worldwide.

Since 2016, it has been integrated into the following two business platforms: Emerson Automation Solutions and Emerson Commercial Residential Solutions.

Automation solutions help manufacturers in the process, mixed and discrete industries – including oil and gas, refining, chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, power, pulp and paper, and minerals and metallurgy – to optimize energy efficiency and operating costs, promote production, safeguard personnel safety, and protect the environment.

Commercial and residential solutions help manufacturers of commercial and household heating and cooling systems, food and retail operators, commercial and residential builders and maintenance operators, and homeowners to ensure residents’ comfort and health, ensure food quality and safety, improve energy efficiency, and establish sustainable infrastructure.

3. AirTAC

Country: China

Founded: 1988

Products: Cylinder, solenoid valve, pressure switch

About the company:

Headquartered in Taipei and founded in Taiwan in 1988, AirTAC International Group is a world-renowned professional pneumatic equipment supplier/manufacturer;

It mainly produces pneumatic execution, control, processing components and various auxiliary components.

Its products are widely used in automotive, machinery manufacturing, metallurgy, electronic technology, environmental treatment, light industry and textile, ceramics, medical devices, food packaging and other automation industries.

Research and development centre

The R&D center of Yadeke International Group is located in Ningbo. The building area of the R&D center is 10527 square meters

Sales Center

The domestic sales center is located in Ningbo, Zhejiang, with a floor area of 30000 square meters.

The sales headquarters for the European region, ATC (ltalia) S.R.L., is located in Milan, Italy.

The sales headquarters in Southeast Asia – AIRTAC INTERNATIONAL (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. is located in SINGAPORE.

AIRTAC INDUSTRIAL (MALAYSIA) SDN.BHD. is located in Johor City, Malaysia.

Yataka Co., Ltd. is located in East Osaka, Japan.

Airtac Industrial Co., Ltd. is located in Beilan Province, Thailand.

AIRTAC USA CORPORATION is located in Houston, USA.

Production base

At present, Yadeke has three large production bases in Ningbo, Zhejiang, Foshan, Guangdong and Tainan, Taiwan.

Ningbo Yadeke (No. 1 Factory) has a building area of 240000 square meters and 23 standard workshops.

Ningbo Yadeke (No. 2 Factory) now has a building area of 180000 square meters, and 16 standard plants have been put into use.

Guangdong Yadeke has a building area of 45000 square meters and 3 standard workshops.

Taiwan Yadeke has a building area of 180000 square meters and seven standard workshops.

Logistics Centre

There are logistics centers in Kunshan, Jiangsu and Huizhou, Guangdong.

Yadeke (Jiangsu) covers an area of 20000 square meters.

Guangdong Yadeke intelligent building area is 40000 square meters.

4. Norgren

Products: Cylinder, air handling element, connector, Pressure switch, valve

About the company:

Norgren is a manufacturer in the field of motion and fluid control technology.

It provides excellent solutions for all fields pursuing speed and engineering stability to improve the productivity and efficiency of customers’ equipment.

As an enterprise, Norgren aim to understand the challenges facing our customers.

Then by combining itsr products, talents and expertise, we can provide excellent services and solutions.

Norgren helps customers improve the performance of products in this way.

Norgren realize this advantage through a series of high-quality products, close cooperation with customers and strong ability to solve problems, and guarantee local delivery through the global technical support network around the world.

Norgren’s global team consists of key account managers and more than 400 experienced engineers, many of whom are experts in key industry fields.

It recruits and cultivates talents in the industry, and provide good opportunities for training and contacting excellent products and technologies of world enterprises.

Experience has provided it with skills, confidence and expertise to better meet customer needs, help it deeply understand the challenges faced by customers, and provide perfect solutions.

Norgren has a global manufacturing capability and technology center, focusing on developing and strictly testing new high-quality products to meet the needs of precision industry and applications.

Norgren helps customers around the world to improve production linearity and reduce downtime and energy consumption.

Its product lines include IMI Norgren, IMl Buschjost, IMI FAS, IMI Herion and IMI Maxseal.

Their value has been fully proved in many years of practical application, and they have become trusted brands in the field of fluid and motion control.

Through innovation and new product development plans, we have made these product lines continue to grow.

Because of this, Norgren can help customers solve the huge engineering challenges stably, safely and efficiently.

By investing in robust project management systems and localized lean production, Norgren has provided the world’s outstanding manufacturing, sales and services to 50 countries around the world.

In addition, with the integrated supply chain and fast sales services, Norgren has the systems, processes and support needed to deliver high-quality products and after-sales services anytime, anywhere and in a timely manner.

As a member of IMIPLC International Engineering Group, Norgren has sales and service networks in 50 countries and production bases in the United States, Germany, China, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Mexico and Brazil.

Norgren also provides support for this through global technology centers and CFD design and R&D testing facilities.

In addition, Norgren also employs a professional team composed of field engineers, industry experts and key account managers – focusing on providing customers with quality services.

5. Rexroth

Country: Germany

Founded: 2001

About the company:

Rexroth is an outstanding global supplier of transmission and control technology.

It was formed by the merger of Bosch Automation Technology Department and Rexroth in 2001.

In 1978, Rexroth entered the domestic market, focusing on providing intelligent motion solutions for various machinery and system equipment.

As one of the world-renowned transmission and control technology suppliers, Bosch Rexroth is committed to providing efficient, powerful and safe intelligent motion solutions for various machinery and system equipment.

The company has rich project experience in the fields of walking machinery application, machinery application and engineering, factory automation, etc., and with its intelligent components, customized solutions and services, it creates a perfect application environment for the realization of the interconnected industry.

At the same time, Bosch Rexroth also provides customers with various interfaces of hydraulic, electronic transmission and control, gear, linear transmission and assembly technology, software and the Internet of Things.

Since entering the Chinese market in 1978, Bosch Rexroth has established production bases in Beijing, Wujin and Xi’an.

6. Parker

Country: USA

Founded: 1918

About the company:

Founded in 1918, Parker Hannifin is a diversified manufacturer of global transmission and control technologies and systems, providing design solutions for various automotive, industrial and aviation markets.

The company focuses on customer needs.

Parker has unique engineering expertise and a wide range of core technologies, which can overcome some challenging engineering problems in the world.

By building partnerships with customers, the company helps them significantly improve productivity and profitability.

Parker Hannifin is a global motion control manufacturing company, providing products and user services.

The company has more than 1400 production lines of components and systems, which are distributed in more than 1000 industrial and aviation fields in motion control.

Parker Hannifin is a manufacturer that provides customers with hydraulic, pneumatic and electromechanical motion control solutions.

The company has a sales network, with more than 7500 distributors serving 400000 customers around the world.

Parker Hannifin has entered China for more than 20 years. In 1990, Parker Hannifin established an office in China.

There are 12 factories in China, including Shanghai Dannison Hydraulic Parts Co., Ltd. (Parker Hannifin), Parker Hannifin Fluid Connector (Qingdao) Co., Ltd., Parker Sperm Pressure (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., Shanghai Gumei Sealing Products Factory, and Wuxi Lekeli Factory.

Parker has extensive engineering expertise in many areas of transmission and control technology, including aerospace, environmental control, electric machinery, filtration, fluid and gas processing, hydraulics, pneumatics, process control, and sealing and shielding.

Parker Hannifin China, founded in the 1980s, is one of the three foreign joint ventures established earlier since China’s opening up and foreign direct investment.

It has more than 2000 product lines in China, covering more than 50 markets, and provides enterprises with nine technical solutions and services, including aerospace, environmental control, electromechanical, filtering, fluid and gas treatment, hydraulic, pneumatic, process control, and sealing.

Product applications and solutions mainly involve diesel engines, wind power generation, shipbuilding, marine exploration, steel, engineering machinery, high-speed railway and factory automation. Parker Hannifin in China is headquartered in Shanghai.

7. Burkert

Country: Germany

Founded: 1946

About the company:

Burkert is a global supplier in the field of fluid control, with more than 70 years of experience in fluid control.

It has many R&D centers and factories in Germany and France, and branches in 36 countries and regions.

Burkert’s specialized fluid control products have been widely used in all walks of life, especially in the fields of biopharmaceuticals and medical equipment, fuel cells, food and beverage, in vitro diagnostics, industrial production, experimental analysis, SIP&CIP, water treatment and other applications.

Burkert’s products have demonstrated their accuracy and reliability even in extremely strange working environments, such as satellites, space laboratories, nuclear reactors and deep-sea exploration devices.

8. Sanhua

Country: China

Founded: 1994

Product: Four way reversing valve, electronic expansion valve, stop valve, square valve, dry filter, (copper, iron) reservoir for compressor, solenoid valve, ball valve, drainage pump, check valve and complete set of (copper, iron, stainless steel, aluminum) pipe components

About the company:

Zhejiang Sanhua Intelligent Control Co., Ltd. (listed company, stock code 002050) was established in September 1994. Now it has nearly 8000 employees, total assets of 8.4 billion yuan, and sales revenue of 9.581 billion yuan in 2017.

In June 2005, Sanhua Intelligent Control was successfully listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

In September 2007, it successfully acquired the global business of four-way directional valve of Lanco Company under Invensys Group, a world peer giant, integrating international industry resources and achieving global strategic leap.

In November 2012, it successfully acquired the old German household appliance enterprise Yaweike Group, further expanding the market in the field of household appliance system components.

At present, the company has established production bases in Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Hubei, Guangdong and other places, marketing agencies in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Shunde, Suzhou, Qingdao, Hefei and other places, and overseas subsidiaries in the United States, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Spain, Germany, Poland, Austria and other countries.

The company is a large manufacturing enterprise integrating R&D, production and sales of refrigeration and air-conditioning control components and intelligent control components of household appliances.

The products are exported to dozens of countries and regions in the Americas, Japan, South Korea, Europe, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Hong Kong, Taiwan, etc., and have become Daikin, Panasonic, Mitsubishi, Toshiba, Hitachi, Fujitsu, Sharp, LG, Samsung, Carrier, Trane, York, BSH, GE, Whirlpool, Electrolux, Gree, Midea, Haier, Hisense, Oaks, TCL Meiling and other world famous refrigeration, air conditioning and home appliance manufacturers are strategic suppliers and partners.

9. DIAI

Country: China

Founded: 1998

About the company:

Founded in 1998, DIAI Intelligent Control is a well-known provider of valve application solutions in China, a large-scale industrialized enterprise integrating R&D, production and sales of water conservancy and hydropower, urban water supply and drainage and household water valve industry chain.

There are four entities under DIAI Intelligent Control: Zhejiang DIAI Intelligent Control Technology Co., Ltd., Anhui Hongxing Valve Co., Ltd., Nantong Power Station Valve Co., Ltd., and Zhejiang Huayi Precision Machinery Co., Ltd. (833125).

The company adheres to the professional development strategy and focuses on the valve industry.

More than 40 national and industrial standards have been drafted and revised, more than 300 national invention and utility model patents have been obtained, a national laboratory certified by CNAS and a postdoctoral workstation have been established.

The company implements the management mode of combining lean production mode with information management system, responds to customer needs quickly, and strives to provide customers with professional valve products and application solutions.

The products cover the field of high, medium and low pressure valves, and are widely used in water supply and drainage, energy and power, building automation, building energy conservation, urban heating, urban gas and other industries, with customers all over the world.

Adhering to the core values of “integrity, respect and professionalism”, the company provides customers with systematic valve application solutions!

The enterprise adheres to the operation principle of customer orientation, striver orientation in benefit distribution, hard work and self-criticism, and will strive to achieve a win-win situation with the society, customers, partners, employees and other stakeholders while developing and growing.

10. Festo

Country: Germany

Founded: 1925

About the company:

Founded in 1925, Festo is a leading manufacturer in the field of automation technology and a global market leader in industrial technology training.

The company is headquartered in Eislingen, Germany.

Festo Group operates in 200 industries worldwide, providing leading pneumatic and electric drive technologies and comprehensive solutions for factory automation and process automation to more than 300000 customers.

Fisto’s business in China began in 1985.

In 1993, it officially entered China, established Festo (China) Co., Ltd., and settled in Jinqiao, Pudong, Shanghai.

After more than 30 years of deep cultivation in the Chinese market, Fisto has continuously expanded its investment in China, with comprehensive development in production, research and development, and sales.

It provides the Chinese market with pneumatic and electric drive technologies and comprehensive solutions for factory automation and process automation, mainly serving the automotive, electronic and light assembly industries, food and beverage packaging, water/sewage treatment, biotechnology/pharmacy and other industries.

At the same time, Festo Teaching and Training Department provides more than 600 enterprises and institutions, universities, vocational colleges and training bases in Greater China with an overall solution for industrial training – from laboratory construction to course system construction, and can provide qualification certification and employment guidance for students.

As the official partner of the World Skills Competition, Festo provides professional technical training and support for the competition.

At present, the company has more than 2000 employees in Greater China.

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