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Kirloskar Brothers Ltd to showcase fluid technology at “Make in India Week”

Global fluid management company Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) will showcase its fluid management solutions at the “Make in India Week”, Mumbai, India, on 13 – 18 February 2016.

Flowserve expands range of permanent magnet submersible motors

Flowserve Corporation recently introduced the Flowserve Pleuger PMM8, a new submersible electric motor that utilizes permanent magnet technology.

Schneider Electric introduces Altivar Process 660 Drive System

Schneider Electric recently launched the first wave of its new Altivar Process 660 Drive System for the water & wastewater, oil & gas, and irrigation end-user markets.

Zenit Italy recognised as “Company to Watch” Zenit Italy recognised as “Company to Watch”

Italian rating agency and information provider Cerved Group has selected Zenit Italy as a “Company to Watch” in the pump sector.

Bilfinger to sell Water Technologies division to China’s Chengdu Techcent Environment Group

The engineering and services group Bilfinger SE is selling its Water Technologies division to Chinese water technology company Chengdu Techcent Environment Group.

Cimarron Energy acquires Diverse Energy Systems assets

Cimarron Energy has purchased substantially all of the assets of Diverse Energy Systems, a Houston, Texas-based manufacturer of production, processing and environmental equipment, including separators, scrubbers and jet pumps.

Tsurumi Pump to feature rental products at The 2016 ARA Rental Show Tsurumi Pump to feature rental products at The 2016 ARA Rental Show

Tsurumi Pump will exhibit a variety of its products at the 2016 American Rental Association (ARA) Rental Show in Atlanta, Georgia, US, from 21 – 24 February.

Edwards celebrates 500 dry scroll vacuum pump milestone with UK research laboratories Edwards celebrates 500 dry scroll vacuum pump milestone with UK research laboratories

Edwards has supplied more than 500 dry scroll vacuum pumps to the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and to the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE).

Berkshire Hathaway seals Precision Castparts purchase

Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the conglomerate run by US billionaire Warren Buffet, has completed the acquisition of Precision Castparts Corp in a US$37.2 billion deal.

International Rotating Equipment Conference 2016: programme has been fixed

The programme committees say they have selected the worldwide best suggestions for lectures and the programme for the conference has been set.

Inpro/Seal partners with River Bend Foodbank to provide meals for children Inpro/Seal partners with River Bend Foodbank to provide meals for children

As part of Inpro/Seal’s 2016 International Sales Meeting, the sales team volunteered at River Bend Foodbank in Davenport, IA, filling backpacks for the River Bend Foodbank Backpack Program.

Swissinnov Product launches new pulseless disposable pump Swissinnov Product launches new pulseless disposable pump

Swissinnov Product recently launched the NaoStedi, a pulseless dosing pump compatible with Masterflex L/S drives.

Wilden CSA-certified natural gas-operated double-diaphragm pumps Wilden CSA-certified natural gas-operated double-diaphragm pumps

Wilden, part of PSG, a Dover company, is pleased to announce the release of a new line of CSA-certified natural gas-operated double-diaphragm pumps.

Motion Control Industry Awards – 12th April 2016 Motion Control Industry Awards – 12th April 2016

On 12th April 2016, at the National Conference Centre near Birmingham, UK, the Motion Control Industry Awards dinner will bring together the entire motion control industry in a celebration of business and professional excellence.

Keen Pump is announcing brand new test lab facility Keen Pump is announcing brand new test lab facility

Keen Pump Company Inc. is to complete a brand new state-of-the-art test lab facility on its existing 35 acre complex by the first quarter 2016.

January’s most popular news stories on www.worldpumps.com

Curtiss-Wright's latest reactor coolant pump order, Atlas Copco's acquisition of Varisco and the departure of John Crane's president were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in January 2016.

Dry disconnect couplings ideal for use in pharmaceutical manufacturing Dry disconnect couplings ideal for use in pharmaceutical manufacturing

OPW Engineered Systems announces its Epsilon™ Dry Disconnect Couplings, which are claimed to help pharmaceutical manufacturers decrease product costs and increase safety.

Sulzer to provide pump package for Fibria Celulose in Brazil Sulzer to provide pump package for Fibria Celulose in Brazil

Sulzer has secured a frame contract to supply process and medium consistency pumps for Fibria Celulose SA’s Horizonte 2 project in Brazil.

Duncan Cooper to leave Grundfos

Duncan Cooper, Grundfos Pumps Corp’s regional managing director and group senior vice president for the Americas, will leave the company this summer.