About Valtronics

Valtronics is a diverse company, encompassed in a 24,000 square foot facility located in Ravenswood, WV. Value added services include automation, rebuilding and testing valves in the field or in our shop, building control panels, and customizing buildings for housings – including installation. Among other products, we manufacture to customer specs, gas monitoring equipment.

As a customer driven company, our staff of 50+ employees provides over 250 years of skilled experience, sales, service, and dedication to fulfill customer needs and exceed expectations. The company’s sustained growth is widely contributed to a dedicated staff, along with many thousands of customers worldwide relying on Valtronics’ products and solutions.


Valtronics was founded by Walter F. Gerhold in 1985. Ken Thompson, Vice President became co-owner in 1986. Walter Gerhold retired in January, 1990 and became consulting project engineer for Valtronics. In January 1990, Ken and Brenda Thompson purchased Valtronics. and became President and Vice President and sole owners.

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