Watson Valve Services announced its membership in the Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the valve and fittings industry.
The MSS is a non-profit technical association that develops and improves industry, national and international codes and standards for valves, valve actuators, valve modification, pipe fittings, pipe hangers, pipe supports, flanges and associated seals. The primary function of MSS is to develop engineering standard practices for the industry and users of its products. It is the only organisation of its kind and is comprised of 25 technical committees to write, revise and reaffirm industry standards. Standards organisations in which MSS currently participates include, but are not limited to, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM), American Petroleum Institute (API), American Waterworks Association (AWWA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).