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About Us

For over 40 years Process Control Equipment has been a leading stockist and distributor of valves, automation and instrumentation

Over £10m of on hold stock available to be delivered.
Many products available same day or next day delivery.
European distribution with global reach.

Process Control Equipment is amongst the largest, independently owned stockists and distributors of valves, actuators, instrumentation, and automation packages across the UK and Europe.

Founded and headquartered in North East England in 1980, we are proud of our status as a family-owned business as we retain the ability to respond quickly, accurately, and intelligently to customer needs, fully supported by the purchasing power and delivery capabilities of a European Group.

We are internationally recognised as valve and automation experts to the petrochemical, oil and gas, power, pharmaceutical, food, and beverage industries. PCE is driven by quality control and regularly conducts audits, ensuring that products are of the highest quality before being delivered to the customer.

Our strategically located offices are fully equipped with the resources and experienced personnel required for prompt and accurate customer assistance, from initial supply through to maintenance, repair, and operation. Our combined stock-holding ensures rapid response to customer needs, and our vast collective experience adds value to the procurement process.

Our core product lines include gate, globe, check, ball, and triple offset butterfly valves all held in a wide variety of materials and sizes. Additionally, we have certified valve automation centres throughout the UK and Europe. We are exclusive stockists in certain of our territories for a number of highly respected manufacturers including Neway, Neles, Jamesbury, Bonney Forge, Valvosider, Oliver, and numerous others.

Our History

JULY 1980

Process Control Equipment Ltd. Established

We began in the North East of England servicing the local petrochemical and oil and gas industries. We quickly developed a reputation for quality, service, and response, and expanded our range of stock to cater to increasingly diverse customer needs. Our team of dedicated sales representatives give full geographic coverage of the UK, backed by an impressive and broad inventory range ready for immediate despatch.


Process Control Equipment Scotland

Our Scottish warehouse builds on our core stockholding giving immediate access to industry based in the central belt. In addition, we keep a wide variety of valves ideally suited to offshore applications. In-house modification and adaptation enable us to cater for all eventualities.

APRIL 2006

Process Control Equipment Iberica SL

Strategically located near the Tarragona refinery, our Spanish business has grown significantly since opening in 2006 and now covers all of Spain and Portugal with representatives traveling the whole of the Iberian peninsula. We have completed a number of prestigious projects with Madrid-based contractors and hold numerous supply contracts with household names.

MARCH 2007

Process Control Equipment Benelux B.V.

Our warehouse just outside of Rotterdam in the southern Netherlands is ideally placed for the highly active Europoort area as well as giving rapid access to all Benelux countries. We have a very broad stockholding to be able to service the vast range of local industries, and have quickly developed a reputation for handling large, complex projects.

April 2011


Located on the Wirral in North West England, HT PCE specialises in power generation and in particular the nuclear sector. Rigorous quality systems enable us to supply into these crucial industries, and like all other sites, our work at HT PCE is supported by an in-house workshop for rapid response times.

January 2018

Process Control Equipment London

Strategically located within minutes of Heathrow, PCE London houses our Hoke / Gyrolok product experts. Whilst this is our newest location, our London team has over 100 years’ collective experience of instrumentation products for supply into a broad range of sectors.