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Grundfos launches compact CMBE booster pump Grundfos launches compact CMBE booster pump

The Grundfos CMBE booster pump is a compact, constant pressure system for water supply and boosting in domestic and light commercial applications.

VACON extends its power capabilities VACON extends its power capabilities

The Vacon 100 range of AC variable speed drives has been extended to include models rated up to 800 kW.

New Steptronic range of pumps from Verderflex New Steptronic range of pumps from Verderflex

Verderflex has launched its latest innovation in peristaltic pump technology, Steptronic.

Clark Solutions unveils Unoverse Boxer 9000 peristaltic pump Clark Solutions unveils Unoverse Boxer 9000 peristaltic pump

The Unoverse Boxer 9000 peristaltic pump features integrated stepper motor for accurate dispensing of liquids.

WEG launches large explosion-proof W22X motors with high efficiency WEG launches large explosion-proof W22X motors with high efficiency

WEG has added a larger IEC 800 frame size model to its energy-efficient W22X series of explosion-proof motors to meet the needs of the most demanding energy-intensive applications.

ESOS Energy Audits – Do you have qualified auditors?

The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Regulations 2014 came into force in July 2014.

Blackmer introduces S Series screw pump Blackmer introduces S Series screw pump

Blackmer has announced the integration of S Series Screw pumps into its pump offering, designed for the safe and efficient transfer of critical fluids

Aspen Pumps invests in Australian HVAC distributor

Condensate pump specialist Aspen Pumps Ltd has invested in Pro Pipe Supplies Pty, an Australian HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) distributor.

NCH Europe introduces Mega Fix-IT PW NCH Europe introduces Mega Fix-IT PW

Water, energy and maintenance solutions provider NCH Europe has launched Mega Fix-IT PW, an irritant free and NSF approved fast repair compound in stick format.

SPP Pumps expands in Dutch dewatering market

SPP Pumps has appointed Mark Verweij to the newly created role of European sales manager for its specialist Dewatering Division.

Colfax appoints new CEO

Matthew Trerotola, a former executive vice president at DuPont, has been named chief executive officer and a director of Colfax Corp.

Ebara supplies large boiler feed water pumps to China Ebara supplies large boiler feed water pumps to China

Ebara Corp has shipped two large boiler feed water pumps to supercritical power plants in Shandong Province, China.

OSNA launches centrifugal pump with axial inlet OSNA launches centrifugal pump with axial inlet

In cooperation with the university of applied sciences in Osnabrück, OSNA-Pumpen has developed axial inlet as a variation to the established pump series NMH/NMV.

Festo’s new VPPX valve gives increased process quality Festo’s new VPPX valve gives increased process quality

Festo has launched a new proportional valve VPPX with an external sensor input, and offers users improved performance, maximum flexibility and excellent process quality.

Kirloskar to dispatch indigenously developed API Steam Turbine to IOCL Kirloskar to dispatch indigenously developed API Steam Turbine to IOCL

Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited (KEPL) has successfully completed the testing of indigenously-developed API Steam Turbine ‘K-TUR’.

GE Oil & Gas wins pump remote monitoring contract in Spain GE Oil & Gas wins pump remote monitoring contract in Spain

GE Oil & Gas is to provide remote monitoring and diagnostics for Spanish oil product transportation and storage company CLH Group's centrifugal pump fleet at its plants in Mora, Adamuz, Loeches, Monzalbarba and Torrejon in Spain.

Armstrong celebrates sustainability achievements Armstrong celebrates sustainability achievements

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s sustainability initiative – Planet Proposition – is celebrating a highly successful second year, with significant energy savings achieved.

Weir Minerals Europe wins £1.3mn contract with Sweden’s LKAB

Weir Minerals Europe has provided products and services worth £1.3 million to upgrade the tailings system at LKAB’s Malmberget iron ore mine in Sweden.

Richter expands valve offering

Richter’s RSS, KN and PA series have been expanded with additional sizes.

Kirloskar Brothers buys Rodelta Pumps

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd’s subsidiary Kirloskar Pompen BV has completed the acquisition of Dutch pump manufacturer Rodelta Pumps International BV.

Busch presents new Screw Vacuum Pump Busch presents new Screw Vacuum Pump

Busch has introduced the first model of a new series of screw vacuum pumps: the COBRA NX 0450 A.

Atlas Copco launches GHS VSD+ vacuum pump range Atlas Copco launches GHS VSD+ vacuum pump range

Atlas Copco has introduced a new range of highly efficient vacuum pumps for the UK manufacturing industry.

Liberty Pumps launches employee ownership plan

Bergen, New York-based Liberty Pumps has implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

GFPS announces new leak detection systems GFPS announces new leak detection systems

Aimed to fulfill a wide range of customer requirements for leak detection in double containment piping systems, GF Piping Systems has released three leak detection systems.

SEEPEX presents Big Brother SEEPEX presents Big Brother

Increased Productivity and lower energy requirements complement each other in the latest development to SEEPEX’s Smart Conveying Technology (SCT).

Maag releases S Series pumps for most demanding applications Maag releases S Series pumps for most demanding applications

Maag presents a new S Series of screw pumps that offer the process industries a variety of options for conveying challenging fluids.

Akastor appoints new CEO

Akastor ASA has named Kristian Røkke as its chief executive officer (CEO).

Idex promotes Eric Ashleman to chief operating officer

Idex Corp has appointed Eric Ashleman to the position of senior vice president and chief operating officer, with responsibility for the operations of all Idex business units.

Surefire Industries to provide midstream, downstream equipment packages

Oilfield equipment and service provider Surefire Industries is expanding to engineer and manufacture equipment, including pump and filtration packages, for oil and gas transportation, processing, storage, metering, refining and power generation operations.

Thomas launches new diaphragm liquid pump Thomas launches new diaphragm liquid pump

The THOMAS 1510 is designed for fast suction of liquids, even when the medium is mixed with gas.

Grundfos appoints managing director for Commercial Building Systems unit

Grundfos Pumps Corp has promoted Jonathan Hamp-Adams to the newly created position of managing director for the company’s Commercial Building Systems (CBS) unit.

New two-in-one bearing lubricator from Schaeffler New two-in-one bearing lubricator from Schaeffler

The system provides two separate lubrication points that can be individually adjusted to supply bearings with varying lubricant volumes.

Open day at Hughes Pumps Open day at Hughes Pumps

Hughes Pumps is holding an Open Day at the company’s West Sussex, UK factory on 23 July 2015.

Neptune at WEFTEC 2015 Neptune at WEFTEC 2015

Neptune will be exhibiting at the Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in Chicago in September.

ESPA launches different chapters of a video tutorial to set up the Silen Plus pump

A total of 14 videos are presented to facilitate the configuration of the Silen Plus to the professionals and users.

SPP supplies pumps for Northumbrian Water project

SPP Pumps has recently completed a major refurbishment project for Northumbrian Water, in association with consultants Amec and the appointed contractor BAM Nuttall.

Grundfos releases SL submersible wastewater pumps Grundfos releases SL submersible wastewater pumps

The Grundfos line of SL submersible wastewater pumps are designed to handle raw, unscreened sewage, effluent, large volumes of surface water and process water in municipal, utility and industrial applications.

SPX adds H-Series mixers to its Lightnin brand

The H-Series mixers are general purpose mixers designed to withstand the mixing needs of standard day-to-day production.

American Water closes Keystone Clearwater Solutions acquisition

American Water Works Co Inc has completed its recently announced acquisition of Keystone Clearwater Solutions.

Aspen Pumps releases Mini Tank Pump Aspen Pumps releases Mini Tank Pump

The Mini tank pump joins Aspen’s newly designed Tank pump family. The pump allows ease of install, ease of service and maintenance and ultimately saves time.

OneLift RC509 pump station used to maximize holding capacity at hotel expansion OneLift RC509 pump station used to maximize holding capacity at hotel expansion

Oldcastle Precast was contracted to supply an additional turnkey submersible wastewater pump station to handle the additional wastewater capacity required for Spooky Nook Sports’ new 130-room hotel and 260-seat restaurant in East Hempfield.

Abel delivers pumps to South American mining sector Abel delivers pumps to South American mining sector

Two large SH series cone valve solid handling pumps from Abel GmbH & Co KG will be commissioned in September 2015 at a gold and silver mine in Peru, 4800 m above sea level.

KBL launches technologically advanced GK-P process pump KBL launches technologically advanced GK-P process pump

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) announced the launch of GK-P Pump at ACHEMA in Frankfurt, Germany in June.

New structure for Grundfos in Asia Pacific

Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos has unveiled a new organisational structure in the Asia Pacific to improve customer service, enhance organisational efficiency and drive the next phase of growth in the region.

DuPont releases ECCtreme® ECA DuPont releases ECCtreme® ECA

ECCtreme® ECA is a new family of melt-processable high-temperature perfluoroplastics that can withstand continuous-use temperatures of up to 300°C.

New corporate identity for Swedish pump maker Tapflo

Tapflo AB has unveiled a new corporate identity that reflects the company’s Swedish roots.

Smiths names new chief executive

Smiths Group plc, the parent company of sealing specialist John Crane, has appointed Andrew Reynolds Smith as its new chief executive.

Weir buys US knife gate valve producer

The Weir Group plc has agreed to buy Delta Industrial Valves Inc, a US manufacturer of knife gate valves for the mining, oil sands and other industrial markets, for an enterprise value of up to US$47 million.

Singer Valve launches the SCP-TP process controller Singer Valve launches the SCP-TP process controller

Singer Valve Inc. has launched the SCP-TP for quick and easy automation of water distribution systems.

Ebara International appoints new general manager for Cryodynamics Division

Glenn Hill has joined Ebara International Corp, Cryodynamics Division (EIC Cryo) as its new general manager/senior vice president.

Spirax-Sarco buys MasoSine manufacturing and distribution rights in Japan

Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc has acquired the MasoSine sinusoidal pump manufacturing and distribution business from Japan’s PRIMIX Corp, in a £2.8 million deal.

Bürkert presents a new type of inline flowmeter Bürkert presents a new type of inline flowmeter

Bürkert presents FLOWave – a new SAW-based device that eliminates many weaknesses of established flowmeter principles in the market.

Maag introduces stainless steel G Series pumps Maag introduces stainless steel G Series pumps

Maag Industrial Pumps, part of PSG® has announced the release of stainless steel models of its versatile G Series Internal Gear Pumps.

Blackmer launches NG/NGS Series Reciprocating Gas Compressors Blackmer launches NG/NGS Series Reciprocating Gas Compressors

Blackmer has announced the availability of the NG and NGS Series Reciprocating Gas Compressors as a solution for oilfield applications.

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

Grundfos's framework agreement with Severn Trent Water, WPIL's acquisition of Gruppo Aturia and Grundfos's new chief operating officer were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

NOW to purchase Odessa Pumps

Distributor NOW Inc has entered into an agreement to buy Odessa Pumps and Equipment Inc.

GEA acquires Hilge from Grundfos

GEA Group AG has bought German hygienic pump manufacturer Hilge from Grundfos.