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ProMinent presentations at Hannover Messe 2017 ProMinent presentations at Hannover Messe 2017

Between 24 - 28 April 2017, ProMinent will be presenting some of its latest products as part of the international PUMPENplatz at the Hannover Messe in hall 15, stand G43.

KSB supervisory board chairman resigns

Dr Thomas Seeberg has resigned as chairman and a member of KSB AG’s supervisory board, with effect from 28 February 2017.

Weir appoints Internet of Things leader as chief technology officer Weir appoints Internet of Things leader as chief technology officer

The Weir Group plc has appointed Geetha Dabir to its group executive in the newly created position of chief technology officer.

Abrasive wear reduced with Expanite coating treatment Abrasive wear reduced with Expanite coating treatment

Tests using Expanite coating treatment on austenitic stainless steel reduce abrasive wear by more than 60%.

DESMI launches power quality management tool DESMI launches power quality management tool

Danish pump manufacturer, DESMI, has introduced OptiPower, which ensures maximum performance of electrical networks in marine and industrial installations.

Proposal to refreeze Arctic ice calls for 10 million wind-powered pumps

A proposal to tackle global warming by thickening Arctic ice using millions of wind-powered pumps to move seawater on to the surface of the ice has been outlined by scientists at Arizona State University (ASU). The cost to deploy the devices over 10% of the Arctic would be about US$500 billion but current trends of ice loss caused by climate change could be reversed.

Jackson, Mississippi selects Veolia as wastewater O&M partner

The city of Jackson in Mississippi has signed a 10-year operations and management agreement with Veolia Water North America - South LLC.

Anderson Process acquires Werner-Todd Pump Co

Anderson Process, a Wisconsin-based supplier of process equipment and services, has acquired Werner-Todd Pump Co, a long-standing pump distributor and service provider in the Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky regions.

Saniflo Hygienic Series AODD pumps at INTERPHEX 2017 Saniflo Hygienic Series AODD pumps at INTERPHEX 2017

Wilden's Saniflo Hygienic Series (HS) AODD pumps are designed to meet and exceed the strictest international regulatory guidelines for hygienic and pharmaceutical process applications.

Flowserve to supply nearly 200 pumps for Chinese refinery

Flowserve Corp has secured an order worth almost US$80 million to provide pumps and ebulators for the Hengli Integrated Refining Complex Project in China.

Almatec BIOCOR Series to feature at INTERPHEX 2017 Almatec BIOCOR Series to feature at INTERPHEX 2017

Manufacturer of sanitary air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps, Almatec, part of PSG, a Dover company, will be showcasing its BIOCOR Series pumps for sterile applications at INTERPHEX 2017.

NETZSCH to exhibit at Wasser Berlin

German manufacturer of machinery and instrumentation, NETZSCH Pumps & Systems, is exhibiting its positive displacement pumps with accessories for water and waste water treatment at Wasser Berlin International.

Lontra's Blade Compressor to increase fuel efficiency in power stations Lontra's Blade Compressor to increase fuel efficiency in power stations

Consortium awarded £1.5 million grant to apply Blade Compressor as a turbo compounding technology.

BPMA maintains pressure in fight against illegal imports BPMA maintains pressure in fight against illegal imports

The BPMA has reported that there continues to be evidence of illegal pump imports entering the UK from other countries, particularly Asia, that do not meet the strict demands of the EU Energy Related Products Directive (ErP Directive).

TTP Group spin-out to commercialise micropump technology TTP Group spin-out to commercialise micropump technology

TTP Group plc has launched TTP Ventus Ltd, a new spin-out company formed to commercialise the second generation of its Disc Pump micropump technology.

QED Environmental Systems launches new fixed gas analyzer QED Environmental Systems launches new fixed gas analyzer

Manufacturer of environmental pumping systems, QED Environmental Systems, has announced the release of the LANDTEC BIOGAS 3000 Fixed Gas Analyzer.

Work starts on Wilo’s new facility in the Middle East Work starts on Wilo’s new facility in the Middle East

Wilo has laid the foundation stone for its new facility in Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Zone), Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Netzsch Pumps North America appoints new Western Region manager

Netzsch Pumps North America LLC has hired Andreas Schmidt as regional sales manager for the Western Region.

ILS Automation launches micro-pumps to provide precise control at low flow ILS Automation launches micro-pumps to provide precise control at low flow

Bioprocess control and systems integrator, ILS Automation, Inc., which designs and builds the AFC series of custom controllers, has launched its AFC 928 Dual Bioreactor Control System.

Grundfos opens first CRN pump assembly line in the Middle East

Grundfos has launched its first assembly line for CRN pumps in the Middle East based at the company’s facilities in Jebel Ali in Dubai.

Construction begins on Sulzer's new pump services facility in Pasadena Construction begins on Sulzer's new pump services facility in Pasadena

Sulzer has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new, state-of-the-art pump services facility that the company is building in Pasadena, Texas, USA.

Synavax announces release of industrial thermal insulation coating

US-based nanoscience specialist, Synavax, Inc., has launched its product, the Heat Shield High Heat, an industrial thermal insulation coating (TIC), which provides effective insulation and corrosion prevention.

Caprari makes waves at Futuro Remoto Caprari makes waves at Futuro Remoto

Italian pump manufacturer, Caprari, took part in the Futuro Remoto (Remote Future) exhibition in October 2016, showcasing its DESERT submersible electric pump.

Kirloskar Brothers take part in KNITTECH 2017 Kirloskar Brothers take part in KNITTECH 2017

Pump manufacturer and supplier, Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) recently attended KNITTECH 2017, which took place from 10 – 13 February 2017 at the Tirupur Exhibition Centre, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, India.

KSB divests US valve company

KSB has sold its KSB AMRI Inc subsidiary to Bray International Inc with effect from 31 January 2017.

Flowserve names Scott Rowe as next president and CEO

Flowserve Corp has appointed R Scott Rowe as president and CEO of the company from 1 April 2017.

Vogelsang presents pump technology for paint industry Vogelsang presents pump technology for paint industry

German pump manufacturer, Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau GmbH, will showcase its heavy-duty rotary lobe pumps for the chemical paint industry at the European Coatings Show in Nuremberg from 4 – 6 April.

Dragflow cutterhead dredges Iranian harbour Dragflow cutterhead dredges Iranian harbour

Italy's Dragflow has delivered a dredging hydraulic pump with frontal cutterhead for the construction of a fishing port near Jask in Iran.

Wireless monitoring increases worker safety and efficiency Wireless monitoring increases worker safety and efficiency

A regeneration facility has replaced a manual method of measuring hazardous liquids in rail cars with the Signal Fire Remote Sensing System to increase worker safety.

KSB to present new variable speed system at ISH Frankfurt KSB to present new variable speed system at ISH Frankfurt

KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Germany will showcase its new 230 V version of the motor-mounted PumpDrive Eco variable speed system for HVAC applications at ISH Frankfurt, the largest exhibition for the combination of water and energy, taking place from 14 – 18 March.

January's most popular news stories on WorldPumps.com

Sulzer's latest pump contracts, and the Top 10 business news stories and features of 2016 were the most popular articles on the World Pumps website last month.

Interpump acquires Spain’s Inoxpa Group

Italy’s Interpump Group has bought the Inoxpa Group, the Spanish manufacturer of process equipment and flow handling systems for the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.

Hayward Tyler appoints chief commercial officer

Hayward Tyler Group plc has appointed Dr Colin Elcoate to the newly created non board position of chief commercial officer (CCO).

SPX Flow offers maintenance videos in four languages

International supplier of engineered solutions, process equipment and turn-key systems, SPX Flow, has translated its maintenance videos for the APV brand Delta DA3+, which are now available in English, Spanish, German and Chinese.

Maintaining highly efficient pumps Maintaining highly efficient pumps

Chris Wright is a research scientist whose research focuses on the use and maintenance of heat transfer fluids in manufacturing and processing, which includes food, pharmaceutical, specialist chemicals and solar sectors.

Wilden launches ductile iron versions of its Advanced FIT AODD pumps Wilden launches ductile iron versions of its Advanced FIT AODD pumps

Specialist in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, Wilden, a PSG Dover company, has released ductile iron versions of its Advanced FIT AODD pump.

Sulzer closes Ensival Moret acquisition

Sulzer has completed the acquisition of Ensival Moret (EM) from Moret Industries.