Flowserve Corporation


PMV International AB
Korta Gatan 9
SE-171 54 SOLNA

Phone: +46 8 555 106 00


Experience in motion

For over thirty years Palmstiernas has been developing, producing and marketing positioners. With a broad product package, PMV offers positioners for almost any application.

PMV has over one million positioners and switch boxes on the word market. Any valve application, in any world market, is a potential application for PMV products.

Product Selection

< History

A background story of PMV

Palmstiernas Mekaniska Verkstad AB

Palmstiernas Mekaniska Verkstad AB, PMV was founded in 1939. At the beginning the production was focused on live centres, engraving needles, dividing heads, handicap aid equipment, medical research instruments. In 1968 the company's first positioner was launched, P-1000, a linear positioner for air cylinders. In 1976 the company launched its first rotary positioner, P-1500, which still in production.

In 1986 the company changed name to Palmstiernas Instrument AB and in 1991 all focus was put on positioners and switch boxes.

Palmstiernas Today

PMV Automation AB are part of Flowserve, a global leader in pumps, seals and flow control. We develop, manufacture and market valve positioners and switch boxes world-wide.

PMV has its own development department with test facilities where our products are developed. Many of our products are explosion proof and hold ATEX or CSA certificates.

PMV Automation AB holds a certificate in conformity with ISO 9001, which guarantees a high product standard and dependable deliveries.The main part of PMV's output is exported to North America, Europe and Asia.

PMV, a part of Flowserve, has subsidiaries worldwide and
is locatated in Solna, just 10 min north of Stockholm City.


PMV's market is above all the process industry, most notably in the pulp and paper. Any type of process anywhere that calls for valves is a potential market for PMV.

Procurement Strategy

PMV's goal is to minimize the total cost for procurement and to achieve 100% quality deliveries,in regard to function, reliability and just in time.

Contact us and we will tell you how PMV makes this happen!