EKKI Pumps’ new series of 6 inch closed coupled borehole submersibles, Xylem’s acquisition of Pure Technologies and Gruppo Aturia’s investment in its pump test capability were the most popular news stories on the World Pumps website in December 2017.

1. EKKI Pumps rolls out new pump range

Indian pump manufacturer EKKI Pumps has unveiled a new series of 6 in closed coupled borehole submersibles at the Building and Construction Expo Big 5, in Dubai.

2. Xylem expands smart water portfolio with Pure Technologies acquisition

Xylem Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Canadian asset management, technology and services company Pure Technologies Ltd in a US$397 million deal.

3. Gruppo Aturia expands its pump test capability

Italy’s Gruppo Aturia SpA is expanding the test room at its main plant in Milan to test both vertical and horizontal pumps for flow rates up to 20 000 m3/h.