RIVERSIDE, California (September 1, 2015) – To meet the full scope of its customers’ needs and to broaden the already diverse family of products and professional services, Blacoh Industries expands its depth of industry expertise with the launch of Blacoh Surge Control (www.BlacohSurge.com) and Blacoh Metal Solutions (www.BlacohMetals.com).
Established in 1976, Blacoh Fluid Control continues to stand alone as the leader and foremost expert in the manufacture of fluid control products and pulsation dampeners for municipal and industrial process industries, and virtually every application from the harshest chemicals to the most delicate cosmetics.
The new addition of Blacoh Surge Control provides customized engineering solutions for large scale pressure vessels in surge protection, pressure regulation, storage, and pump control. These types of large surge vessels are typically used in chemical processes, water, wastewater, fire protection, mining, oil and gas pipelines, loading terminals, and refining applications. Dedicated to delivering system-wide surge assessment and modeling services, Blacoh Surge Control provides fully personalized consulting from start to finish.
Blacoh Metal Solutions offers a one-stop sourcing service for metal tubing and piping products. Backed with industry expertise and established relationships with leading suppliers worldwide, Blacoh Metal Solutions provides convenience and reliability to source all metal product needs.
“These are clearly exciting times,” said Andrew Yeghnazar, President of Blacoh Industries. “Together with the entire Blacoh family, we will forge ahead and continue to build and grow Blacoh and serve an ever expanding customer base the only way we know how—with world class customer focus.”
Frank Knowles Smith, III leads the Blacoh Surge Control team as the Executive Vice President. Smith is a well-respected trailblazer in fluid dynamics with 28 years of academic, design and application experience. The foremost expert on surge control, Smith’s specialties include pump station/pipeline design and computer modeling, piping components, instrumentation, and electrical control panel design. The co-founder and former President of Pipe Tech, Inc., Smith’s unique expertise and personalized engineering services are unparalleled in the industry.
Steve Mungari joins the Blacoh Surge Control team as Business Development Manager. Mungari was previously the Global Sales Manager for Young Engineering and Manufacturing. In that capacity, he was responsible for the company’s domestic and international sales efforts. Prior to that, he was the Western Regional Sales Manager for Burkert Contromatic Inc., the USA division of Burkert Fluid Control Systems, which specializes in the field of fluidic measurement and control technologies to the life science, gas handling, hygienic process and water treatment industries. Mungari holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Marketing.
“Steve's track record is one of proven success with both domestic and international companies serving a wide variety of challenging applications among various sales channels,” Yeghnazar said. “Together, Frank and Steve along with the rest of our Sales and Engineering Team, will be making some major waves in this industry.”
Peter Wang is the Executive Vice President of Blacoh Metal Solutions. He was previously the Managing Director of Special Metals Asia Pacific, part of PCC Precision Castparts Corporation, a global leader and manufacturer of precision welded tube and pipe. Prior to that Wang also headed up business development in Asia for RathGibson. He and his team of global experts understand the requirements of Blacoh customers and can meet their needs at the local level. Most importantly, with offices in the US, China, Australia, Korea, Austria, Germany and Argentina, the Blacoh Metal Solutions team are on the ground wherever the customer is, worldwide.
As a leader in the fluid system industry since 1976, Blacoh is passionately focused on extending its high quality product profile and supreme level of service. Combined with the strength of Blacoh’s core values and commitment to our customers’ success, Blacoh Industries is dedicated to providing full technical and engineering expertise to deliver on proven and reliable results.