Penflex Receives DNV GL Certification

Penflex Receives DNV GL Certification

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM April 14, 2020—Penflex Corporation, a global leader in the design and manufacture of flexible metal hose, is pleased to announce that Penflex Vietnam has received DNV GL Certification for its products used in marine and offshore applications.

DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor to the maritime and oil and gas industries. Meeting requirements set by the organization helps businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains.

Penflex single and double braided 700 Series sizes 2 ½” to 12” (DN65 – DN300) and P3 Series sizes ¼” to 2” (DN6 – DN50) comply with all DNV GL standards pertaining to metal hose.

  • DNV GL rules for classification: Ships Pt. 4 Ch. 6 Piping Systems
  • DNV GL offshore standards (OS): DNVGL-OS-D101 Marine machinery systems and equipment
  • DNV GL class programmes (CP): DNVGL-CP-0184 Flexible hoses with permanent fitted couplings

“DNV GL certification attests to the caliber of products we manufacture,” said Penflex Vietnam Chairman Nathaniel S. Barker. “It expands our ability to supply flexible piping solutions to a greater number of end users in critical infrastructure industries, such as oil and gas, energy and shipping, and elevates the range and quality of products available to everyone. In addition, this certification will enhance the competitive position of our distributors worldwide.”

In marine and offshore applications, Penflex hose assemblies are most commonly used in freshwater cooling systems and in applications involving lubrication oil, fuel oil, steam and condensate, fresh water and compressed air.

About Penflex

Penflex Corporation is a leading manufacturer of flexible metal hose and braid serving industrial sectors around the world. In addition to its signature metal hose and braid, Penflex offers expansion joints, assemblies, metal hose fittings, ferrules, weld wire and welding turntables and additional services such as failure analysis and specialized welder training. Based in Gilbertsville, PA, Penflex maintains stocking warehouses in Houston, Atlanta and Chicago and operates a second manufacturing facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to serve the Asia Pacific market.

Contact Info

Lexie Barker
Director of Marketing
105B Industrial Drive
Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Phone: (610) 662-9556

This release originally ran on PR Newswire here.