About Us

Few words about Autovalve


Autovalve was established in July 1994 by Graham Bird and has, since inception, offered locally manufactured linear actuators for diaphragm, globe, pinch, knife gate and wedge gate valves as well as custom built flotation cell actuators.


At Autovalve we have one of the most extensive product ranges available globally and being independent gives us the ability to offer you, our prospective client, a valve built exactly to your specification. Our philosophy is to work closely with our clients to find the most cost effective solutions for their processing issues.


We represent Nil Cor, corrosion resistant composite valve specialists and we also supply Norriseal instrumentation and control valves. Added to these leading suppliers is our expertise in local manufacture and valve automation. We have also developed a wide variety of specialized valves for various applications including our polyurethane sleeve pinch valves and 3-way lime dosing valves.


Autovalve have supplied control valves and accessories to some of the biggest and most successful companies in South Africa and globally. Adcock Ingram, AEL, Afrox, Angloplatinum, Bateman, Columbus Stainless, Harmony Gold, Highveld Steel, Impala Platinum, Mossgas, Mondi, Minopex, Rustenburg Platinum Mines, SAB, Sappi, Sasol and many others have previously relied on Autovalve for their control valve needs. Our valves have also been exported all over the world including the following countries, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, DRC, India, Namibia, Phillipines, Russia, Uganda, UK, USA and Zambia.

AVPU 8 inch