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Viking Pump expands Cedar Falls lab Viking Pump expands Cedar Falls lab

Rotary positive displacement pump manufacturer Viking Pump Inc has invested US$1.75 million expanding its full-service research and testing laboratory in Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA.

International Women in Engineering Day: Top 50 women under 35 International Women in Engineering Day: Top 50 women under 35

The list of the top 50 women in engineering is announced on International Women in Engineering Day, 23 June 2017

Poverty campaigner Sir Bob Geldof gets BLFT turbine Poverty campaigner Sir Bob Geldof gets BLFT turbine

Bell Flow Systems has installed a turbine at winery which is part owned by Bob Geldof.

Caprari adds to their Endurance series Caprari adds to their Endurance series

Caprari’s Endurance range now includes a smaller model made from AISI 316 stainless steel.

Video: Little Giant pumps aid turtle conservation efforts

Franklin Electric has supplied a selection of its Little Giant pumps to the Turtle Survival Alliance to improve the habitat of some of the world's most endangered turtles.

CCMP Capital and MSD Partners to buy pool pump manufacturer Hayward Industries

A partnership led by CCMP Capital Advisors LP and MSD Partners LP and including Alberta Investment Management Corp, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire pool equipment manufacturer Hayward Industries Inc.

Xylem releases 2016 Sustainability Report Xylem releases 2016 Sustainability Report

Xylem Inc’s recently published 2016 Sustainability Report details the water technology company’s progress against its five-year sustainability goals, which include reducing water use by 25% and greenhouse gas emission intensity and waste-to-landfill by 20%.

Renold Couplings' RBI range designed for industrial use Renold Couplings' RBI range designed for industrial use

RBI rubber-in-compression couplings by Renold Couplings aims to increase safety and reliability for customers.

Hydraulic Institute and Fluid Sealing Association to co-locate 2017 fall conference and meeting Hydraulic Institute and Fluid Sealing Association to co-locate 2017 fall conference and meeting

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is to co-locate its 2017 Fall Conference with the Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) Fall Meeting.

Sulzer to present at this year's Power-Gen Sulzer to present at this year's Power-Gen

Sulzer will be at this year’s Power-Gen Europe at Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany, from June 27–29.

Pfeiffer Vacuum invests in North American facilities

Pfeiffer Vacuum has broken ground on a new, two story 27 000 sq ft building in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA.

International Biophysics launches heart pump International Biophysics launches heart pump

The FloPump 32 is one of the smallest centrifugal pumps in the world at 32ml prime.

WEG expands WG20 geared motors family WEG expands WG20 geared motors family

WEG geared motors have higher power density and torque.

Schneider Electric launches low harmonic drives Schneider Electric launches low harmonic drives

Schneider’s ATV680 and ATV980 can be used for low voltage applications.

Boulting Group wins water industry award Boulting Group wins water industry award

Boulting won the water industry award at the VOX Conference Centre, Birmingham, UK for using sun's rays to drive water plant.

Metso to donate €1mn to 3 Finnish universities Metso to donate €1mn to 3 Finnish universities

Metso Corp is donating €1 million to Finland’s Tampere University of Technology, Aalto University and the University of Oulu to support Finnish scientific research and its application in practice.

SPX Flow opens its first multi-brand service centre in North America SPX Flow opens its first multi-brand service centre in North America

SPX Flow Inc has opened its first North American multi-brand service centre in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

Wilo UK sponsors local football club Burton Albion Wilo UK sponsors local football club Burton Albion

Wilo UK is to be a tunnel sponsor for Burton Albion Football Club’s 2017/2018 Championship campaign.

Ceco Environmental appoints Dennis Sadlowski as CEO

Ceco Environmental Corp’s board of directors has named Dennis Sadlowski as the company’s chief executive officer.

ITT names new president for its Industrial Process business

ITT Inc has appointed Thermo Fisher Scientific executive David J Malinas as president of its Industrial Process business.

Weir to acquire KOP Surface Products from Akastor Weir to acquire KOP Surface Products from Akastor

The Weir Group plc is acquiring oil and gas technology provider KOP Surface Products from Norway’s Akastor ASA for US$114 million in cash.

Aspen launches Max Hi-Flow tank pump Aspen launches Max Hi-Flow tank pump

Max Hi-Flow is designed to be the safest and quietest tank pump on the market.

Q.E.D launches Autopump Ultra 4.5 for landfills

Q.E.D Autopump Ultra 4.5 features technology that eases wear, cleaning and maintenance.

Eaton launches Xcel Series valve motors Eaton launches Xcel Series valve motors

The motor displacements aimed at customers with simple design needs.

CP Pumpen secures order for 14 PFA-lined magnetic drive pumps CP Pumpen secures order for 14 PFA-lined magnetic drive pumps

Swiss pump manufacturer CP Pumpen AG is to provide 14 of its PFA-lined magnetic drive pumps for a chemical producer in Benelux.

Xylem’s Lowara series has smaller footprint

The smart pump exceeds legislation requirements.

Selwood extends pump framework partnership with Anglian Water Selwood extends pump framework partnership with Anglian Water

UK pump rental company Selwood is to continue as an Anglian Water Framework Partner for a further five years.

Xylem combats impeller build-up Xylem combats impeller build-up

Flygt 3069 compact wastewater pump range has clog-free capabilities.

Goulds Water Technology offers Q3 training courses Goulds Water Technology offers Q3 training courses

GWT provides training for water industry professionals.

Dover Energy Automation launches enterprise solution Dover Energy Automation launches enterprise solution

Dover Energy Automation improves their data with Windrock Enterprise

AVT Reliability creates simple OLCM AVT Reliability creates simple OLCM

Cost-effective OLCM is comprised of two models.

Horizontal installation from KSB Horizontal installation from KSB

KSB introduces horizontal version of their high pressure pump.

Blue-White Industries celebrates 60th anniversary

Blue-White Industries Ltd, the US manufacturer of metering pumps, flowmeters and water treatment accessories, is celebrating 60 years in business.

Hatenboer-Water installs water treatment on unmanned platform Hatenboer-Water installs water treatment on unmanned platform

Offshore facility presents new challenges.

Gill’s Blackwater level sensor aims to provide accuracy Gill’s Blackwater level sensor aims to provide accuracy

Sensor is designed to meet black and grey water storage requirements.

Atlas Copco opens new European HQ for Specialty Rental business Atlas Copco opens new European HQ for Specialty Rental business

Atlas Copco has officially opened a €5 million facility for rental customers in Boom, Belgium.

The Top 3 World Pumps news stories in May

The revolution in digitalization, the launch of the ST9 Gas + Oil company and KSB's latest nuclear order were the most popular stories on the World Pumps website during May 2017.

Wilo signs borehole pump framework with Anglian Water Wilo signs borehole pump framework with Anglian Water

Wilo UK has entered into a framework partnership with Anglian Water covering the supply and installation of Wilo borehole pumps.

Xylem releases statement on Paris climate agreement

Following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement, Xylem Inc has issued the following statement:

ITT updates condition monitoring offering ITT updates condition monitoring offering

Next evolution in machine health monitoring and the ’Industrial Internet of Things’— the i-ALERT Ai platform is launched.