Pentair Valves & Controls, a flow management solution specialist and business unit of Pentair, has successfully rolled out its global Pentair University customer education programme which shares engineering knowledge and technology insights.

The Pentair University sessions feature technical seminars and demonstrations related to Pentair’s valve and control products and solutions as well as wider quality, safety, compliance, and best practices, including processes and procedures related to automation and standardisation.

The free, one-day seminars are invitation-only events and aim to bring private and professional industry specialists together to share technical information and to establish working relationships.

Pentair University enables our engineering and technical team members to provide the level of direct access that our customers want and need

According to the company, “The mission of Pentair University is to showcase Pentair’s technology leadership and share the depth of experience and intellectual capital that resides within Pentair engineering and technical subject matter experts all over the world.”

Originally launched in 2015, the programme has expanded this year with successful Pentair University seminars having been held in Denver and Kansas City in the US, as well as in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Thailand so far this year. Further sessions are planned throughout the US, Canada, Qatar, Spain and Turkey.

In addition, Pentair University attendees can earn continuing education units (CEU) to help them maintain their engineering certifications in certain regions through the initiative.

Arvo Eilau, Power Marketing Manager for Pentair Valves & Controls, commented, “Pentair University enables our engineering and technical team members to provide the level of direct access that our customers want and need. Our customers tell us that they value and appreciate this level of access to our engineering and technical experts.”