A year later, he applies for a patent for his feed water regulator valve and pump governor.
The latter begins selling soot blowers for boiler cleaning, filing a patent for the technology in the following year.
The UK subsidiary is opened, known as Copes Regulators LTD
The combined companies are known as the Copes-Vulcan division.
Copes-Vulcan are incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary. Copes-Vulcan acquire the Republic brand of valves and desuperheaters (Republic had acquired Swartwout’s power plant line in 1956).
Copes-Vulcan continue as a brand under SPX FLOW.
Copes-Vulcan are one of eight brands from SPX FLOW Power & Energy Division to become Celeros Flow Technology.