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New VSDs from Danfoss meet challenging demands

Two new high-power variable speed drives from Danfoss Drives have proved themselves in a demanding pump application for Exsel Pumps, a provider of specialist pump hire services.

Bungartz to exhibit functional model at Chemtech

German centrifual pump manufacturer, Bungartz, will showcase a functional model of its MOS pump at India's largest chemical and process industry trade fair, the Chemtech World Expo.

Pump Industry Awards 2017 Gala Dinner celebration Pump Industry Awards 2017 Gala Dinner celebration

The Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) has announced that its Gala Dinner and Pump Industry Awards 2017 will take place on 23 March at the Crowne Plaza in Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire.

Top 10 World Pumps feature articles of 2016 Top 10 World Pumps feature articles of 2016

A mobile app which identifies a pump's energy saving potential, a review of pumping technologies, and new pump testing challenges are the topics covered in the three most popular World Pumps features of 2016. Read the complete top 10 list here.

Sulzer pumps selected for two major water supply projects in Brazil Sulzer pumps selected for two major water supply projects in Brazil

Sulzer is to provide water transportation pumps for two major Sabesp water supply projects in Brazil.

Weir names new president for Flow Control

Weir Group has appointed David Paradis as president of the Weir Flow Control division.

Executive board changes at Hermetic-Pumpen

Dr Roland Krämer has retired from the executive board of Hermetic-Pumpen GmbH, after 46 years of service with the owner-managed company.

ITT appoints Luca Savi as chief operating officer

ITT Inc has named Motion Technologies president Luca Savi as chief operating officer of the company.

SPX Flow adds Compact Series to Lightnin brand

Manufactured by SPX FLOW in the Asia-Pacific region, the new Compact Series gives customers the chance to benefit from Lightnin mixing technology in a more economical, simpler variant of mixer or agitator.

Pentair awards 2016 community grants

The Pentair Foundation has awarded grants totalling more than US$750 000 to 41 community-based organizations around the world that are focused on providing services related to water, food and education.

New CFO at Idex

Idex Corp has appointed William Grogan as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company.

INDOWATER 2017 considers fast-growing Indonesian water & wastewater industry INDOWATER 2017 considers fast-growing Indonesian water & wastewater industry

Indonesia's largest international water and wastewater trade show, INDOWATER 2017, will take place from 12 -14 July 2017 at the Jakarta Convention Center, in conjunction with INDORENERGY and INDOWASTE.

Pump Industry Awards 2017 nominations deadline Pump Industry Awards 2017 nominations deadline

Nominations for the Pump Industry Awards 2017 close on 23 January and the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) is making a final call for nominations.

Finish Thompson offers new tube length option Finish Thompson offers new tube length option

Manufacturer of drum emptying pumps and specialist centrifugal pumps, Finish Thompson, is now offering a new tube length option to expand the scope of its FTI drum pumps.

Invertek sells one million variable frequency drives Invertek sells one million variable frequency drives

Welshpool-based manufacturer of variable frequency drives, Invertek Drives, is celebrating the sale of one million variable frequency drives worldwide.

DESMI adds new overhaul videos to its collection

Danish pump manufacturer, DESMI, has announced that it has added three new overhaul videos to its series.

Grundfos names new head of quality

Grundfos has appointed Jean-Luc Daudon as its new vice president of group quality.

Valmet to supply white liquor pressure disc filter to Japan’s Daio Paper Valmet to supply white liquor pressure disc filter to Japan’s Daio Paper

Valmet is to deliver a white liquor pressure disc filter to Daio Paper Co. Ltd’s Mishima pulp mill in Japan.

Gorman-Rupp appoints new CFO

The Gorman-Rupp Co board of directors has elected James C Kerr to the position of chief financial officer effective 1 January 2017, in accordance with the company’s succession plan announced last July.

Ruhrpumpen provides 4 mainline pumps for Indian oil pumping station Ruhrpumpen provides 4 mainline pumps for Indian oil pumping station

Ruhrpumpen has successfully executed an order from Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) to supply four horizontal split case centrifugal pumps for use in one of India’s major oil pumping stations.

Ebara donates pumps to Vietnamese university Ebara donates pumps to Vietnamese university

Ebara Corp has given pumps to Vietnam’s Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City (IUH) as part of the company’s international cooperation activities through technical guidance.

Watson-Marlow opens Canadian office

Peristaltic pump specialist Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has opened a new Canadian sales and support hub, Watson-Marlow Canada Inc, in Concord, Ontario.

World Pumps' Top 10 business news stories of 2016

Sulzer, Flowserve, Bilfinger, Curtiss-Wright, SPX Flow, Grundfos, Ebara and Pentair featured in 2016's 10 most popular business news stories on the World Pumps website.

Grundfos introduces MGE with IE5 efficiency Grundfos introduces MGE with IE5 efficiency

Pump manufacturer, Grundfos, has announced the release of its new MGE motor with IE5 efficiency.