Recent news archive


20 May 2015

YPS has developed a range of Nozzle check valves in response to customer demand. The first major consignment has already been despatched to a client in China for liquid oxygen fluid service.

These valves are offered as a more cost effective alternative to swing check valves. They are also very efficient and easily maintained, and can be manufactured from both castings and bar material.

Stainless steel valves are also in stock to Shell MESC codes as well as modifications to Shell MESC codes.


14 April 2015

A new CNC milling machine capable of producing very large high pressure valves particularly for oxygen service is now fully operational.

A high capacity ultra-sonic degreasing machine has also been commissioned. This can degrease valves up to a 16'' 900 globe valve, making them suitable for oxygen service and other applications, which enhances the capability of supplying valves to the market, free of contamination.


3 April 2015

YPS has invested £120,000 on a new and improved dye penetrant testing facility.

The new facility increases the capacity to do more DPI tests with increased efficiency and is used to confirm the integrity of castings and welds.

Managing Director Rachel Wormald says: 'This is a further indication of our commitment to invest in equipment which improves efficiencies and enhances the range of services we offer to our customers, which in turn keeps us at the forefront of the valve industry.'


17 March 2015

A dedicated team of design engineers and increased workshop capacity has led to improved delivery of ex-stock and modification services of cryogenic and Bellows seal control valves. Trim changes and cryogenic and emission tests are also available.


13 February 2015

YPS is exhibiting at Valve World Expo Asia in Suzhou, China on September 23 and 24.

As part of our exhibition activity we have produced a brand new video introducing the business, which you can watch by clicking here. It is also available on You Tube!


1 February 2015

YPS beat of competition from far and wide to land a major contract to supply 12" 900lb stainless steel globe valves for oxygen service for a project in China.

And, as the Far East market continues to grow in importance, two separate Chinese delegations have visited the YPS head office in Leeds to learn more about the operation and our extensive product range.


21 January 2015

Matthew Hattersley has been appointed as Test Supervisor for hydro and special test facilities. Matthew has worked at YPS for eight years and the newly created role is aimed at improving current testing facilities.

Meanwhile, Khahin Lee has joined the YPS team as a Sales Engineer. Malaysia born Khahin has plenty of relevant industry experience and a strong knowledge of the YPS product range which will be of tremendous benefit as he looks to develop the Far East market.

YPS Valves release new corporate video

8 January 2015

YPS Valves are please to annuonce that we have released a new corporate video.

Watch the video now

New addition to design team

15 February 2014

YPS is pleased to announce the appointment Nick Day to its in-house technical design department.


New products in stock

10 February 2014

YPS has taken delivery of two new product lines.

These include forge Langley branded gate, globe and piston check valves which are manufactured under license for use across the many industry serviced by YPS. This is in addition to the existing range of Langley valves manufactured in the UK.


Wafer check valve now available

5 February 2014

YPS is pleased announce the addition of a wafer check valve to its comprehensive range of products for the off shore oil industry.


Ex stock & modification

3 February 2014

In addition to its strong design and manufacturing capabilities, YPS can take 'stock' valves and engineer fast track modifications to the specific requirements of the end user.


YPS cleans up new facility

1 February 2014

The giant tank can degrease valves up to a 16'' 900 globe valve, making them suitable for oxygen service and other applications.

Rachel Wormald said: 'The cleaning system will enhance our capability of supplying valves to the market which are free of contamination.

'The investment in this and other types of specialist equipment is a statement of our commitment to be at the forefront of the valve manufacturing and supply industry.'

YPS Valves will be attending the Norway 2UK exhibition

5 September 2013

We are please to announce that we are attending the Norway 2UK exhibition on the 11th & 12th September 2013.

Norway 2UK
Stavanger, Norway
September 18 and 19
Stand no: 30

If you are attending we would be delighted to see you.

All Change At The Top

31 July 2013

YPS has announced major changes to its senior management structure.

Former Managing Director and YPS founder Adrian Ducker has taken up the position of YPS Langley Group Chairman and will remain an active member of the senior management team. Read more

New Machine Improves Production Efficiency

31 July 2013

A £250,000 investment in new CNC machinery is already paying dividends for YPS.

The new machinery and tooling, specifically adapted for valve production, has significantly improved production efficiency and is part of a long term programme of investment in equipment and systems. It is one of four CNC machines which form part of the valve manufacturing process at YPS. Read more

New Website Launched

31 July 2013

YPS is delighted to announce the launch of its new web site.

The site provides details of all aspects of the YPS business, along with a comprehensive breakdown of the entire product range, which are all easily accessible through clear and efficient navigation, within a contemporary design. Read more

Polish Office Open For Business

31 July 2013

YPS has opened a Polish office to improve its service and product supply into Eastern Europe. Rachel Wormald said: 'Eastern Europe is a key market and having a presence in the area will be a major benefit to both existing and new customers. Read more

Daredevil Debie Dives For Charity

31 July 2013

Daredevil Debie Hughes hopes to raise over £3,000 for a Leeds based charity from a sponsored sky dive.

Debie, a member of the YPS accounts department, will be among a group of intrepid volunteers jumping from a plane at a height of around 10,000 ft over Scarborough on September 28th. They are raising much needed funds for Sound Sense which helps children and youngsters across Yorkshire suffering from debilitating diseases such as cancer and leukaemia, people with Parkinson's and those in need due to illness. Read more

Stop Press

31 July 2013

YPS is exhibiting at the Valve World Asia Expo and Conference at Suzhou, PR China on 11th and 12th September 2013.

We will be delighted to see you at our stand number 816.

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