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Selwood achieves accreditation for chemical industry compliance Selwood achieves accreditation for chemical industry compliance

Pump rental, sales and plant hire provider Selwood has been awarded certification in recognition of its expertise and compliance in the chemicals industry.

Verification tool created for flowmeter performance Verification tool created for flowmeter performance

KROHNE, Inc. now offers the Opticheck flowmeter verification tool, providing in-situ verification for mass and other flowmeters.

Free Weir White Paper download: Achieving optimum performance in pitot tube pumps

This white paper discusses the methods for configuring pitot tube pumps, in order to maintain balanced pressure.

Voith to refurbish the Ffestiniog pumped storage plant in Wales Voith to refurbish the Ffestiniog pumped storage plant in Wales

Voith has won a €40 million contract to modernize part of the 360 MW pumped-storage Ffestiniog power station for Engie in North Wales.

Amarinth cuts pump project costs with video conferencing Amarinth cuts pump project costs with video conferencing

When Amarinth secured an order from Zakum Development Co (ZADCO) for a super duplex API 610 OH3 pump in the United Arab Emirates, video conferencing helped to significantly reduce the project costs.

Tsurumi creates anodes to prevent corrosion Tsurumi creates anodes to prevent corrosion

As soon as water is involved, corrosion is an issue that needs to be addressed.

Xylem appoints Cisco VP to board of directors Xylem appoints Cisco VP to board of directors

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn, vice president and general manager of Cisco’s Technical Services, has been elected to Xylem Inc’s board of directors.

GE Water’s Jon Freedman to serve on WateReuse Association’s board GE Water’s Jon Freedman to serve on WateReuse Association’s board

GE Water & Process Technologies’ Jon Freedman has been appointed to serve on the WateReuse Association’s board of directors for a two-year term.

QED focuses on low power consumption QED focuses on low power consumption

Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc. announces the release of its Power Pro ESP electric sampling pump.

Pneumatic actuator created for diaphragm valves used in sterile applications Pneumatic actuator created for diaphragm valves used in sterile applications

KSB’s Luxembourg subsidiary SISTO Armaturen S.A. is launching a new double-acting or single-acting pneumatic actuator.

Energy Recovery to provide pressure exchanger technology for Saudi Arabian desalination projects

Energy Recovery Inc has secured a US$2.5 million order to supply its PX Pressure Exchanger technology for desalination projects in Saudi Arabia.

Blackmer® GNX & GNXH Series created for chemical-transfer Blackmer® GNX & GNXH Series created for chemical-transfer

Blackmer, part of PSG, a Dover company, is pleased to announce its GNX and GNXH Series sliding vane pumps for chemical-transfer applications.

MIT study highlights benefits of smaller, modular desalination plants MIT study highlights benefits of smaller, modular desalination plants

Based on a case study in Australia, MIT researchers suggest there is often a strong case for building relatively modest, incremental additions to water infrastructure in advanced countries, rather than expensive, large scale projects that may be rarely needed.

KSB doubles half-year earnings KSB doubles half-year earnings

Pump and valve manufacturer KSB has posted consolidated earnings before taxes (EBT) of €52.7 million in the first six months of 2017, more than double the €24.7 million delivered in the same period last year.

Ruhrpumpen opens new pump manufacturing plant in India Ruhrpumpen opens new pump manufacturing plant in India

Ruhrpumpen has inaugurated a new purpose-built manufacturing plant in Chennai, India.

Xylem redesigns packaging for EMEA customers Xylem redesigns packaging for EMEA customers

From September, a range of products carrying the Flygt, Goulds Water Technology and Lowara brands will be sold in new Xylem blue boxes across Europe and the Middle East.

Eliminating center pressure in pitot tube pumps

Find out how the obstruction of the pitot tube in the rotating case could elevate pressure in the center of the rotating case.

Pfeiffer Vacuum opens its first service centre in Malaysia

German vacuum pump specialist Pfeiffer Vacuum has opened a new service centre in Malaysia to support semiconductor and coating customers.

Sauer Compressors focuses on automation Sauer Compressors focuses on automation

Sauer Compressors is offering controls for automated monitoring and control of compressor functions.

Wilo USA appoints new director of engineering Wilo USA appoints new director of engineering

Wilo USA has named Mohammed Siddiqi as the company’s new director of engineering.

Atlas Copco provides electrical power for worksites Atlas Copco provides electrical power for worksites

Atlas Copco has expanded its QES portable generator range with the addition of four models that offer electrical power for worksites.

Netzsch creates oil-free rotary lobe for food manufacturers Netzsch creates oil-free rotary lobe for food manufacturers

The TORNADO rotary lobe T.Sano has a smooth housing compared to the previous model, and should attract barely any dirt or dust.

Quattroflow™ focuses on compact design Quattroflow™ focuses on compact design

The Quattroflow QF4400HT piston pump can be used in a variety of biopharmaceutical applications.

Gorman-Rupp partners with Riggs Rental in Arkansas Gorman-Rupp partners with Riggs Rental in Arkansas

Arkansas-based Riggs Rental is Gorman-Rupp Co’s latest rental account.

The Top 10 World Pumps business news stories of 2017 so far The Top 10 World Pumps business news stories of 2017 so far

Acquisitions and appointments feature strongly in the ten most popular business news stories with visitors to the World Pumps website since January 2017.

Wilo supports Borussia Dortmund on Asia tour Wilo supports Borussia Dortmund on Asia tour

Wilo customers in Japan and China got to meet Borussia Dortmund players during the German football club’s recent pre-season tour of Asia.

Ebara sets up new pump company in South Africa Ebara sets up new pump company in South Africa

Ebara Pumps Europe SpA, a consolidated subsidiary of Japan’s Ebara Corp, has established a new company in South Africa to sell standard pumps for household, general industrial and construction industry use.

Correct configuration of pitot tube pumps: A guide

This White Paper by Weir discusses the methods for configuring pitot tube pumps, in order to maintain balanced pressure.

Flowserve launches mechanical seal failure analysis App Flowserve launches mechanical seal failure analysis App

Providing a remedy for the challenges associated with mechanical seal failures, Flowserve has released a tool to help diagnose the root-cause of failure.

Tsurumi KTZ-series is designed for confined spaces Tsurumi KTZ-series is designed for confined spaces

Two 15 kW models have been added to Tsurumi’s KTZ-series of submersible pumps which support a product lineup of models ranging from 1.5 to 11 kW.

Atlantic Pumps signs distribution deal with Bakker & Co Atlantic Pumps signs distribution deal with Bakker & Co

UK-based Atlantic Pumps has entered into a distribution agreement with Bakker & Co covering its SlurryPro and Audex pumps and spares in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Elastic jaw couplings for hydraulics applications

The Spidex couplings by R+L Hydraulics GmbH are axially mountable and should be maintenance free.

Triark Pumps helps European chocolatier Triark Pumps helps European chocolatier

Triark Pumps helped a leading chocolatier by adding a solids handling functionality to the pumping of its chocolate.

July's Top 3 pump stories

Our second quarter mergers & acquisitions review, SPX Flow's new service joint venture in Iraq and the opening of Xylem's pumping innovation centre in Italy were the most popular stories on the World Pumps website in July 2017.

Ebara ships 3350 HP submersible motor pump to Nevada

Ebara Corp has shipped a submersible motor pump with an output of 3350 HP (2500 kW) to a pump station that supplies water to Las Vegas in Nevada, USA.