Member News: World Wide Metric Celebrates 50th Anniversary

World Wide Metric 50th Anniversary Logo

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from World Wide Metric.

World Wide Metric, a company that specializes in distributing valves, flanges, piping systems, and hydraulic components, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. The company began as a small ship repair company in 1970 in Brooklyn, New York. The family-owned business left the ship repair business to operate solely in the wholesale distribution of metric parts in 1985. Its product offering serves the maritime, oil and gas, industrial flow control, and fluid power industries. Read the full release here.

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