Rotork is the market leading actuator manufacturer and flow control company that operates in any market where the flow of gases or liquids needs to be controlled. It has established manufacturing facilities, a global network of local offices and agents who can truly provide a worldwide service. You will be able to locally source Rotork`s products, supported by life-of-plant maintenance, repair and upgrade services.

Company details

Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1957
Employees:
Over 1000

When you turn on a tap or switch on a light, turn on a kettle or put fuel in your car, a flow control product is being used somewhere in the process of delivering that service.

For nearly sixty years, engineers have relied upon Rotork for innovative, dependable solutions to manage the flow of liquids, gases and powders. Rotork products and services are helping companies in the oil & gas, water and waste water, power, marine, mining, food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries around the world to improve efficiency, assure safety and protect the environment.

More about Rotork

Rotork’s business is split into four actuation and flow control divisions supported by our service company; Rotork Site Services:

Electric Actuators and Control Systems

Heavy-duty valve actuators are Rotork’s core business. Since 1957 Rotork has grown to be the world's largest independent manufacturer.

In addition to our traditional multi-turn and part-turn actuators, Rotork also manufactures highly accurate rotary and linear actuators for process control applications as well as a range of HVAC actuators and network control systems.

Rotork Controls has manufacturing facilities in the UK, USA, Germany, Spain, China, Malaysia and India. Rotork Controls is headquartered in Bath on the same site as the Group R&D centre.

Rotork Controls delivers the following product ranges:

  • Intelligent multi-turn and part-turn valve actuators
  • Part-turn / rotary and linear control valve actuators
  • Heavy-duty part-turn / rotary and linear valve actuators
  • Small part-turn / rotary valve actuators
  • Explosionproof actuators, sensors, switches and controls
  • Network control systems

Fluid Power Actuators and Control Systems

Rotork Fluid Systems manufactures a comprehensive range of high quality fluid power actuators and control systems. We are dedicated to providing superior performance actuators for use on general purpose (on / off), protective service and special valve applications.

Our manufacturing facilities are located in Germany, Italy, Sweden, UK and USA, providing the capacity to produce a high volume of products, ensuring that you deliver your projects on time.

Rotork Fluid Systems delivers the following product ranges:

  • Pneumatic rotary and linear valve actuators
  • Hydraulic rotary and linear valve actuators
  • Electro-hydraulic valve actuators
  • Subsea valve actuators
  • Vane-type pneumatic valve actuators
  • Smart valve monitoring systems (SVM)
  • Control systems

Gearboxes and Gear Operators

Rotork Gears is a specialist supplier of gearboxes, adaptations and accessories to the international valve and actuator industry with manufacturing plants in the UK, Netherlands, Italy, China, USA and India.

Rotork Gears provides an extensive range of valve gearboxes, designed to withstand the harsh challenges of valve operating environments, including subsea and nuclear. We also provide a complete range of mounting brackets, extension shafts, pedestals and accessories for the valve and actuator industry.

Rotork Gears delivers the following product ranges:

  • Manual and motorised multi-turn gearboxes
  • Manual and motorised quarter-turn gearboxes
  • Worm gear quarter-turn gear operators
  • Subsea quarter-turn gear operators
  • Override quarter-turn gear operators
  • Mounting kits and accessories

Rotork Instruments are specialist manufacturers of products for flow control, pressure control, flow measurement and pressure measurement. Our solutions are trusted wherever there is a need for high precision and reliability, including pharmaceutical, biomedical, oil & gas and manufacturing industries.

We have production facilities throughout the world, complemented by a large network of distribution and support centres.

Rotork Instruments is proud to offer a diverse range of products which serve many different duties in a wide variety of applications. We also offer a factory customisation service, to create one-off units to meet specific needs.

Projects, Services and Retrofit

Rotork Site Services offers expertise for the design, installation and commissioning of retrofitted valve actuators and control systems of all descriptions for plant upgrades and extensions.

Services provided also encompass site surveys, actuator audits, maintenance, repair and advice on valve actuation equipment from any manufacturer. Rotork Site Services extends Rotork’s commitment to customers beyond the initial supply of new equipment to cover the entire life of the plant, eliminating this responsibility from the plant operators and enabling them to concentrate on their mainstream business.

The benefits of Rotork Site Services are available on a global basis, with fifty service centres in over twenty countries and agents providing support in another 55 countries, bringing the total number of expert technicians supporting Rotork customers to well over 1000.

Major Markets served by Rotork

Oil & Gas

Rotork products are used on applications throughout virtually all upstream and downstream activities ranging from offshore production facilities through refining and processing to transportation of finished products via pipelines or vessels.

See Oil & Gas Industry page.

Power Generation

As well as traditional power stations, applications for Rotork products are found on renewable energy generation such as solar thermal plants and on CO2 emissions reduction processes such as flue gas desulphurisation and carbon capture and storage.

See Power Generation Industry page.

Water & Sewage

Water treatment and distribution offers significant opportunities for Rotork. With climate change affecting the availability of water in many areas of the world, there is an increasing need for processes which will maximise existing resources such as desalination plants and water re-use projects.

See Water & Sewage Industry page.

Marine

Rotork specialise in producing actuators and related equipment for every part of the ship building industry. We have over 50 years' experience in serving ship builders and operators and we understand the challenges faced. Rotork valve actuators are widely recognised as being the most technically advanced, reliable, long life, watertight and user-friendly actuators in the business.

See Marine Industry page.

Mining

Rotork specialises in actuators and flow control products in surface and some underground processing applications for the mining industry. With over 50 years of experience in serving the mining industry Rotork understands the challenges faced. Rotork is the world's largest independent manufacturer of heavy duty valve actuators, and its products control thousands of valves and dampers in mining operations across the world.

See Mining Industry page.