About Valvate Associates, An FLW Company

Established in 1950 and by 1960 Valvate Associates, an FLW company, became the first ASCO authorized distributor in Southern California. Since then, Valvate has become the top stocking distributor of the ASCO Red Hat Solenoid Valve products in the western United States with the largest inventory of 2-way valves, 3-way valves and 4-way valves for a wide variety of applications such as fluid, air, oil, gas, steam, vacuum, dust collector, Namur mount, cryogenic and corrosive media.

In 2024, Valvate Associates was acquired by FLW, Inc.. This strategic move strengthens Valvate's position in the industry and expands our capabilities to better serve you. The experienced Valvate Associates team joined FLW at our new facility in Huntington Beach, CA where we continue to maintain the high level of service that you have come to expect. We remain your trusted provider of solenoid valves, pneumatic valves, relief valves, strainers, pressure/temperature switches, cylinders, air filters, regulators and lubricators, gas relay panels, hydramotor valves and other industrial products. The knowledgeable, friendly Valvate team matches your needs to the best product for the application, while our comprehensive inventory ensures the fastest delivery to your job site.

Valvate offers valves in brass, stainless steel, aluminum and composite bodies. We have valves for slow closing anti-water hammer applications, lead free NSF certified composite body solenoid valves, dust collector valve systems, direct mount Namur styles for actuators, low power and intrinsically safe valves for hazardous locations, angle body piston valves, proportional valves, cable controlled gas shut off valves for commercial kitchens, gas relay panels for school science rooms, General Control natural gas valves, magnetic latching valves and manual reset valves.

Valvate's other product lines, besides the ASCO Red Hat Solenoid Valves, include Kunkle Safety and Relief Valves, Hays Water and Steam Solenoid Valves, Numatics Filters, Regulators & Lubricators, Numatics Air Cylinders, Magnatrol Globe Body Solenoid Valves in bronze and stainless steel, United Brass Valves and Strainers, ASCO Tri-Point Pressure/Temperature Switches and Sensors, Dwyer Instruments and W.E. Anderson Control Valves, Butterfly Valves.