MATT THIEL: President & Vice Chairman Valve Repair Council (VRC)

Matt Thiel is the Vice President of Valve Repair Council (VRC). He e

The Valve Manufacturers Association of America represents the interests of nearly 100 North American manufacturers of valves and actuators. Collectively, members account for approximately 80% of the total industrial valve shipments out of U.S. and Canadian facilities.

Our mission is to serve the growth and innovation of the U.S. and Canadian industrial valve industry globally by providing the forum which enhances a positive business operating environment, increases knowledge, advances technology innovations, and facilitates business and government connections.  VMA is guided by our Board of Directors to deliver on five strategic priorities:

If you make valves, actuators or controls, or supply products to valve, actuator and control manufacturers, and you have substantial manufacturing activity in the United States or Canada, you may be eligible for membership in the Valve Manufacturers Association.