Exclusive: Tekno Valves at the forefront of Covid-19 response


Tekno Valves has been at the forefront of the Covid-19 response, supplying essential medical oxygen cylinder valves. Based in Kolkata, India, the company has seen unprecedented demand for medical oxygen cylinder valves, which currently account for nearly 50% of its total output.

“We expect this trend to continue for some time,” Rohit Behani, Partner and CEO of Tekno Valves, told gasworld. “Medical oxygen cylinder valves are essential components in the supply chain required to provide medical oxygen in cylinders to Covid-19 patients in hospitals and quarantine wards.”

“We responded to the crisis by maintaining continuity in supplies to cylinder manufacturers and gas companies. We received tremendous support from the All India Industrial Gases Manufacturer’s Association (AIIGMA), Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) and Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) who ensured that gas companies and equipment manufacturers involved in supply of medical oxygen were supported.”

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