& Ray as an organization has always been known for its pioneering
efforts and its entry into the field of valve manufacturing is no exception.
In 1983 C&R was one of the first in India to manufacture the resilient
seated butterfly valve, sluice gate valves, sluice gate butterfly valves,
sluice gate ball valves. Today C&R is one of the leading brands of
butterfly valves in India with a manufacturing range that includes valves up
to the size of 1800NB.
Quality has always been of top priority in C&R and every stage of the
manufacturing process, from casting to assembly and testing, is done in
house. This has been possible largely due to the presence of its own
foundry, machine shop, rubber mixing and molding shop, laboratory and
C&R also has its own R&D team of qualified professionals who
constantly engage in efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of its
valves. Such perseverance for quality is further reflected in the
accreditation of C&Rs valves by QMS, Australia and BIS. The in
house R&D has also helped C&R to expand its current product
portfolio to include gate, globe, check and various kinds of other valves
used in both common and specialized applications in different sectors of the
Today C&R Valves is proud to have achieved engineering excellence in
the manufacture of a wide range of valves that stand for reliability,
durability and value for money.
Established in the year 1971, Crawley & Ray
(Founders & Engineers) Private Limited, Kolkata, is an ISO certified
company engaged in manufacturing, exporting and supplying a
precision engineered range of industrial valves and castings. These include
Butterfly Valves, Ash Discharge Valves, Gate Valves, Sluice Gate Valves and
Globe Valves. In addition, we also offer Balancing Valves, Diaphragm
Valves, Check Valves and Dual Flap Check Valves.
Our organization started its business operations with the production of
Heavy Duty Iron Rollers for Bengal Coal as per design from MIECO (Mining
Engineering Company), U.K. and High Silicon Iron Castings, which were import
substitute items used in nitric acid and sulphuric acid concentration
plants. Later the emphasis was shifted to acid resistant pearlitic iron
components for bulk sulphuric acid plants mainly as Absorption Tower
Internals, Coolers, Pipes & Fittings and Heat Resistant Converter
Our advanced manufacturing unit enables us to design our range of valves
and castings as per the international quality standards. We follow stringent
quality control norms to ensure a flawless range reaches at clients end. Our
range is tested on well defined parameters like performance, design, energy
efficiency and durability. Moreover, our capability to customize these
valves and castings has helped us in meeting the requirements of various
Product Portfolio & Applications
C & R is the one stop shop in flow control and
hence manufactures and supplies a wide range of valves and industrial
castings. C & R currently has the following products in its portfolio
- Butterfly Valves, Gate Valves, Globe Valves, Check Valves and other
valves widely used in firefighting and HVAC applications, by iron and
steel industries, municipal water works and various other process
- Acid resistant castings used by Sulphuric Acid Manufacturing plants
in the Fertiliser Industries and other chemical industries.
- Abrasion resistant castings used by Power Plants, Mineral, Mining and
- 4. The Infinity Valve A Double Disc Sliding, Rotating, Slef
Lapping, Knife Edged Valve developed specially for handling abrasive and
corrosive bulk media like fly ash, cement, alumina, coke, coal slurry,
silicon, sand and various other abrasive or corrosive materials.
C&R valves are approved by major consultants and
turnkey contractors. C&R Valves is also enlisted as an approved vendor
with major companies in the sectors where they are used viz. water works,
power, steel, chemicals etc. The following are some of the firms that
approve of C&R valves:
- SAIL, Bokaro
- MECON, Ranchi
- Projects & Development, India Ltd.
- Engineers India Ltd.
- SAIL, Durgapur
- M.N. Dastur
- Nuclear Power Corporation
- National Thermal Power Corporation
- SAIL, Bhilai
- Jindal Steel & Power
- Kolkata Municipal Corporation
Research and Development
to our market credibility as a leading manufacturer of industrial valves and
castings, we have developed a Research and Development unit. It is manned by
R&D experts who conduct extensive research activities. Their expertise
and in-depth knowledge of the industry enable us to provide an enhanced
range of valves and castings.
The fundamental task of our research and development wing comprises:
- Analyzing the market trend
- Developing effective products
- Improving the existing range
- Enhancing the production process
Our R&D personnel provide their valuable suggestion to our technicians
and engineers in order to carry out the manufacturing process of these
valves and castings as per the latest technical developments.
Crawley & Ray, quality goes much further than the ISO 9001
. Quality is part of the work culture here.
The biggest strength of C&R valves lies in its castings as they are
manufactured at its own foundry, a fact that few other valve manufacturing
companies in India, can boast of. This results in complete control over the
quality of the castings. Other in-house manufacturing facilities like a
rubber moulding and rubber press shop, in-house lab & testing
facilities, surface treatment & powder coating facility ensure quality
control over practically every component of the valve.
A detailed vendor selection process and careful testing and inspection of
raw materials and bought out components ensure that only the best quality
raw materials are used.
To carry forward this attitude, a team of R&D professionals are
continuously engaged in improving the production procedure and C&Rs
range of products so that the customer always gets his value for money.
Quality is therefore of utmost priority in every step of the manufacturing
process as well as the mindset of the employees at Crawley & Ray.
client centric approach and meticulous efforts in offering quality
industrial valves and castings has enabled us in achieving complete customer
satisfaction. Backed by state-of-the-art infrastructure and a diligent team
of professionals, we have been able to establish a wide client base across
the globe. Moreover, our easy modes of payment like Money transfer through
bank, Letter of Credit, Demand Draft and E-payment has helped our clients in
hassle free monetary transactions.
Our esteemed clients are as follows:
- Jindal Steel and Power
- INDIAN OIL
- LARSEN & TURBO
- Vedant Group
- Coromandal Fertilizer
- Hindustan Petroleum Corporation
- Energo Engineering Projects Ltd
- BSBK Engineering
- Macawber Beekay
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