News Archive

Xylem appoints president of Emerging Markets

Steven Leung is joining Xylem Inc as senior vice president and president, Emerging Markets, from 1 April 2015.

Alfa Laval wins another offshore Framo pumping systems order

Alfa Laval has secured a SEK115 million order to supply Framo pumping systems for an FSO (Floating Storage and Offloading vessel) project in Norway.

Amarinth provides compact acoustic enclosures for offshore platform pumps in Qatar

Amarinth has designed and supplied an innovative compact acoustic enclosure for its API 610 OH2 produced water treatment pumps to meet strict health and safety regulations on an offshore platform in Qatar.

Grundfos TPE3 cuts system costs Grundfos TPE3 cuts system costs

Grundfos has launched a new pump designed specifically for use in heating and cooling systems for commercial buildings.

Pioneer launches new solids handling range

Pioneer Pump is launching a new range designed to offer improved handling of large solids and cutting problems with ragging.

KBL launches new range aimed at cutting costs

Global fluid management company Kirloskar Brothers (KBL) has launched a new range of pumps designed to reduce maintenance time and cost of ownership for small firms.

Anchor Pumps’ gift for children’s charity

UK-based manufacturer Anchor Pumps has raised more than £3,000 for a children’s hospital.

Baird Capital acquires UK water services provider Clearwater Group

Baird Capital’s UK private equity group has taken a majority interest in Clearwater Group, a provider of water treatment, hygiene, engineering and pump solutions and services across the UK and Ireland.

Call for delegates to attend HI event

Registration for the 2015 Hydraulic Institute Technical Meeting is now open.

Green Square adds air source heat pump to range

Renewable energy store Green Square has unveiled the latest addition to its product line.

PIA 2015 Winners revealed PIA 2015 Winners revealed

Announcing the 2015 Pump Industry Award Winners!

Wilo upgrades Stratos to boost energy efficiency Wilo upgrades Stratos to boost energy efficiency

German manufacturer Wilo has launched a new version of its Stratos glandless circulation pump.

NLB launch new high-pressure pump

A new high pressure water jet pump with both power and portability has been launched.

Torishima to provide reverse pump axial turbine for Hong Kong STW

Torishima Hong Kong Ltd (THK) has received an order for a reverse pump axial turbine (IST-PGV900×800, vertical axial-flow) for the Stonecutters Island Sewage Treatment Works managed by Hong Kong’s Drainage Services Department (DSD).

Hydraulic Institute names next executive director

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has appointed Michael Michaud as its new executive director from 1 May 2015.

Energy Recovery delivers US$650 000 desalination order for Degrémont in Spain

Energy Recovery Inc has shipped a US$650 000 desalination OEM order for Degrémont Iberia SA’s retrofit installation at the IDAM Las Americas plant on the Spanish island of Tenerife.

John Crane signs seal supply agreement for Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait

John Crane has secured a frame agreement to supply mechanical seals and systems for the Kuwait National Petroleum Co’s (KNPC) Clean Fuels Project.

Interpump Group invests in Inoxihp

Italy’s Interpump Group SpA has taken a 52.72% stake in Inoxihp, a Nova Milanese-based manufacturer of high- and very-high pressure water systems for steel and coal mining applications.

New EMW range from Ensival Moret

Ensival Moret launches a vertical version of its EMW range for slurries.

KSB set for hi-tech display at trade fair KSB set for hi-tech display at trade fair

Energy saving and communication technology will be the key themes of the KSB stand at the Hannover Messe trade fair.

Hydraulic Institute signs training deal to boost Middle East expertise

A joint partnership has been forged to develop a groundbreaking training course in the Middle East.

Energy Recovery wins desalination orders worth US$1mn

Energy Recovery Inc has secured new desalination orders, together worth US$1 million, for projects in India and Ghana.

Ebara expands in Vietnam

Ebara Vietnam Pump Co Ltd (EVPC) has set up a new representative office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

New replacement tool for wastewater pumps

Grundfos has launched a new online tool designed to help customers find the correct pump for their needs.

Energy efficient motor range unveiled by IEMS Energy efficient motor range unveiled by IEMS

A new series of energy efficient motors specifically designed for pumps has been launched by Intelligent Electric Motor Solutions (IEMS).

Hydraulic Institute announces 2015–16 board and officers

George Harris, president and CEO of Hydro Inc, has been elected chairman of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) board of directors for 2015–16.

China Gas Turbine Focus 2015

The theme of China Gas Turbine Focus 2015 is the benefits gained from China’s gas turbine independent R&D programme,

SPP Pumps appoints new head for Asia Pacific business

SPP Pumps is investing in the Far East with the appointment of a new head for its Asia Pacific division.

Improved product range launched by Tapflo Improved product range launched by Tapflo

Swedish manufacturer Tapflo has launched a range of newly updated products.

Flux unveils new flange for worm-drive pumps Flux unveils new flange for worm-drive pumps

A bearing flange with an integrated impulse generator has been launched by FLUX-GERÄTE for its eccentric worm-drive pumps.

New name for Watson-Marlow Pumps Group

Watson-Marlow Pumps Group has changed its name to Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group to better reflect its expanded portfolio of fluid technologies.

Alfa Laval secures Angolan offshore pumping systems order

Alfa Laval has won an SEK260 million order to supply Framo pumping systems for FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel) projects in Angola.

Metcar launches new fuel pump bushings Metcar launches new fuel pump bushings

New bushings for use in aircraft fuel pumps have been launched by the Metallized Carbon Corporation (Metcar).

Ebara ships high pressure pumps to US desalination plant

Ebara Corp has shipped four high pressure pumps to a reverse osmosis (RO) seawater desalination plant in San Diego, California, USA.

Alberto Caprari elected president of ANIMA Alberto Caprari elected president of ANIMA

Caprari SpA vice president and executive director Alberto Caprari is the new president of ANIMA, Italy’s Federation of National Associations of Mechanical and Engineering Industries.

Ovivo divests UK municipal business

Canada’s Ovivo Inc has sold its UK municipal division to Jacopa Ltd, a newly-created company owned by some members of the local management team.

Netzsch to exhibit at Wasser Berlin

German firm Netzsch will be displaying a wide range of its positive displacement pumps at the Wasser Berlin trade fair.

MBH wins contract for rapidly growing Indian city MBH wins contract for rapidly growing Indian city

A major contract to supply 20 pumps to the Indian city of Bharuch has been won by MBH Pumps.

Schaeffler director wins top manufacturing award

Roger Evans, managing director at Schaeffler (UK), has been voted Manufacturing Champion at a top awards ceremony.

Book now for the Pump Industry Awards dinner

Anyone wanting to attend the Pump Industry Awards is being given a last chance to book a table.

Grundfos publishes guide to wastewater mixing

Grundfos has published a guide offering practical and technical tips on the installation and use of flow mixers and recommendations for the design of wastewater mixing systems.

Hayward Tyler, Atlas Copco and JC Carter: February’s top 3 news stories on

Hayward Tyler's Royal Navy order, JC Carter's sale to Nikkiso and key pump appointments at Atlas Copco were the most popular news stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Metal repair system launched by Belzona Metal repair system launched by Belzona

A new, highly durable repair for oil contaminated and wet surfaces has been introduced by Belzona.

LiqTech secures pilot order from Grundfos for water treatment system

LiqTech International Inc has received the first pilot order for a newly developed in-well situated ground water treatment system from pump manufacturer Grundfos.

Don’t miss the new edition of World Pumps

Major engineering challenges in water, overcoming inefficiency in food production and the industry innovators of the future – all subjects that are linked by their inclusion in the March issue of World Pumps.

Japan’s R&I raises Ebara’s credit rating

Rating and Investment Information Inc (R&I) has upgraded Ebara’s credit rating from BBB+ to A-.

Weir Minerals’ Aleks Roudnev named HI Member of the Year

Aleks Roudnev, manager of Research and Design - Applied Hydraulics at Weir Minerals North America, has received the Hydraulic Institute’s 2014 Member of the Year award.

Sulzer appoints chief strategy officer

The Sulzer board of directors has named Fabrice Billard as chief strategy officer and a member of the company’s executive committee.

Finish Thompson adds new Ultrachem models Finish Thompson adds new Ultrachem models

Finish Thompson has extended its ULTRAChem series of centrifugal pumps with two new models.

DAB unveils circulator for solar installations DAB unveils circulator for solar installations

A pump designed specifically for solar installations has been launched by Italian manufacturer DAB.

Moyno team builds new installation at UK site Moyno team builds new installation at UK site

A new sewage pump for a teambuilding and conference centre has been installed by United States manufacturer Moyno.

KEPL ships pumps for Reliance’s Jamnagar refinery

India’s Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL) has shipped the first set of 5-stage BB3 pumps to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) for the J3 Project at Jamnagar in Gujarat, India.

Flowrox launches new pulsation dampener

Valve manufacturer Flowrox has launched a new pulsation dampener.

ITT continues to support Engineers Without Borders

ITT Corp is expanding its partnership with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) through a commitment for 2015.

SPX shortlisted at the Pump Industry Awards

SPX’s Glasgow facility, which produces its ClydeUnion Pumps, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Manufacturer of the Year category at the Pump Industry Awards.