Our Story

Salvalco is an ethical tech company, supporting the aerosol industry with the valves of the future, today.

Our values at Salvalco are steeped in a longstanding commitment to support the environment and aerosol industry with the future of valve technology, today.

To achieve this, we have dedicated years of research and development, supported by a strong ethos and close working relationship with a number of stakeholders including our employees, suppliers, investors and customers. Collaboration is very much at the heart of what we do and it’s by working together, sharing and developing ideas that we have been able to achieve what we have today.

Understanding the requirements of our customers remains a key priority as we support their ongoing needs in what is undoubtedly an ever- changing marketplace. By combining vision and research with innovative thinking, we have been able to create ideas, push boundaries and make what may have first seemed impossible, possible.

We hope you will join us on our journey embracing the small valve taking big steps towards a cleaner and more sustainable future for all. That’s Eco-Valve.

“Our vision at Salvalco is simple. To make things, that make a difference.”

Peter Shaw, Managing Director, Salvalco

Our History

Founded in 2013, Salvalco was formed to commercialise and further develop the design innovation of Eco-Valve, the result of work carried out by the Spray Research Group (SRG) at Salford University. A specialist team which is led by Prof. Ghasem Nasr, Chair in Mechanical Engineering and Innovation in the School of Computing, Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University.  Prof. Ghasem Nasr is also the Director of the Spray Research Group (SRG), the Petroleum Technology Research Group and the Division of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, bringing over 25 years of academic and applied industrial research together.

Non-Executive Director Tom Goldberg is also a key member of the Salvalco team. With long standing experience across a range of international engineering businesses in the UK, Germany, Poland, Ukraine and China, Tom received an MBE for services to international trade, and has been the Chairman of the Yorkshire & Humberside International Trade Board and the President of the British Constructional Steelwork Association. He is also the executive Chairman of AWI Group, investors in Salvalco.


With a clear focus on commercialising the technology working alongside aerosol manufacturers and fillers around the world, Salvalco has been successful in securing a £2.6m investment from Foresight and Williams Advanced Engineering. The investment will support the development and commercialisation of the technology, including research and further product development.

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