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Invertek’s variable frequency drives on show in Holland Invertek’s variable frequency drives on show in Holland

Invertek Drives’ sales partner in the Netherlands, Hiflex Automatiseringstechniek BV, recently exhibited Invertek’s Optidrive range at the AQUA Netherlands trade fair.

Asahi/America introduces Omni Type-27 ball valve Asahi/America introduces Omni Type-27 ball valve

US manufacturer of thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, Asahi/America, Inc., has announced the Omni Type-27, the next generation Omni ball valve.

Reich flexible couplings range for safety critical applications Reich flexible couplings range for safety critical applications

Reich-KUPPLUNGEN has developed a range of flexible couplings specifically targeted at fire pump systems used in emergency situations.

Senior appointments at Haskel

Stephen Learney is now global general manager and Robert Roy is the new commercial director for Europe, Middle East and Asia at Haskel.

Atlantic Pumps agrees 3 European distribution deals Atlantic Pumps agrees 3 European distribution deals

UK-based Atlantic Pumps has entered into three European distribution deals in the first two months of 2017.

Paper pumps power new biomedical devices Paper pumps power new biomedical devices

Tiny, low cost, paper pumps that use capillary action to power portable microfluidic devices have been developed by US researchers, opening the door to a range of biomedical tools.

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s Rising Stars raise C$10 000 for WaterAid Armstrong Fluid Technology’s Rising Stars raise C$10 000 for WaterAid

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s employees have donated C$10 000 to WaterAid, the international charity dedicated to providing access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation worldwide.

Weir Flow Control wins major North Sea valve order for Maersk Oil Weir Flow Control wins major North Sea valve order for Maersk Oil

Weir Flow Control has secured a multi-million euro order to supply valves for Maersk Oil’s Culzean Gas Field development in the North Sea.

Exclusive cooling system gives UNIQA range the edge Exclusive cooling system gives UNIQA range the edge

UNIQA's unique cooling system is set to meet the most challenging civil and industrial wastewater needs.

Xylem launches new Smart Pump range at ISH Xylem launches new Smart Pump range at ISH

A new ranage of Lowara smart pumps was launched by Xylem at the ISH trade fair in Germany last week

Grundfos appoints new head of digital transformation Grundfos appoints new head of digital transformation

Fredrik Östbye is joining Grundfos as group vice president and head of digital transformation.

Watson-Marlow to launch peristaltic pump at INTERPHEX 2017

Specialist in peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies, Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), will be unveiling a host of products at INTERPHEX 2017 including a new bioprocessing pump.

Lewa invests in new testing facility for process pumps Lewa invests in new testing facility for process pumps

Lewa GmbH has commissioned its newly designed process pump testing room in Leonberg, Germany.

Water Market Reform discusses change in non-household retail market

The Water Market Reform one-day conference will take place on 27 June at the Radisson Blu Portman hotel in London.

The Big Bang UK celebrates STEM for young people in the UK The Big Bang UK celebrates STEM for young people in the UK

A four-day STEM extravaganza for young people is underway at the NEC in Birmingham.

Sliding vane pumps from Blackmer Sliding vane pumps from Blackmer

Blackmer launches its GNX and GNXH series of sliding vane pumps.

AESSEAL launches new bearing protection AESSEAL launches new bearing protection

AESSEAL has launched two new products designed for the protection of bearings in electric motors and equipment with tilting pad bearings.

Wanner seal-less pumps succeed in emissions control Wanner seal-less pumps succeed in emissions control

Global industrial equipment supplier, Wanner International, has said that its Hydra-Cell pumps meet the challenges of flue gas scrubbing in terms of corrosion resistance and their ability to handle abrasive particulate matter.

Leybold launches fore-vacuum pump for analytics market Leybold launches fore-vacuum pump for analytics market

Vacuum pump specialist, Leybold GmbH recently developed a family of dry-compressing multi-stage Roots vacuum pumps, the ECODRY plus, and has now launched a fore-vacuum pump for the analytics market.

Sustainable hydropower development

Recent trends in equipment, design and technology will be discussed at the 5th edition of the Sustainable Hydropower Development Forum.

Siemens installs 3D-printed impeller in nuclear power plant Siemens installs 3D-printed impeller in nuclear power plant

Siemens has installed a 3D-printed impeller for a fire protection pump in a nuclear power plant.

Air Kraft wins Atlas Copco 'Distributor of the Year award' Air Kraft wins Atlas Copco 'Distributor of the Year award'

Compressor distributor Air Kraft helps companies achieve annual reductions in compressed air power consumption of as much as £60,000.

Tsurumi drainage pump clears fish farm sludge Tsurumi drainage pump clears fish farm sludge

A sand pump replaced an excavator to clear sludge and sediment from a Polish fish farm

John Crane celebrates 100th anniversary

2017 marks 100 years since Crane Packing Co launched in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

SLD pump avoids oversizing SLD pump avoids oversizing

The Nautilus 27 will avoid the necessity to oversize the pump in order to generate sufficient head.

Wilo acquires US pump companies Weil and Scot

Wilo USA LLC has taken over the operative business of US pump producers Weil Pump Co Inc and Scot Pump Co and the component manufacturer Karak Machine Corp.

Suez and CDPQ to acquire GE Water in €3.2bn deal

French utility Suez and Canadian institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) have entered into a binding agreement to purchase GE Water & Process Technologies from General Electric Co for an enterprise value of €3.2 billion.

SPX Flow names new chairman

SPX Flow Inc’s board of directors has elected independent director Robert (Bob) F Hull as chairman of the board.

Bungartz helps customers to experience functional model Bungartz helps customers to experience functional model

German pump manufacturer, Bungartz, will be demonstrating its V-AN pump range at the Hanover Trade Fair from 24 – 28 April.

ETM M-Series direct drive motor validated for peristaltic pumps ETM M-Series direct drive motor validated for peristaltic pumps

Electric Torque Machines (ETM) M-Series direct drive motor cost and operational advantages have been validated for driving peristaltic pumps.

Weir Group appoints new Chief People Officer

The Weir Group plc has appointed Rosemary McGinness to its Group Executive as Chief People Officer (CPO).

Colfax to acquire Siemens Turbomachinery Equipment GmbH

Colfax Corp has entered into a binding agreement to purchase Siemens Turbomachinery Equipment GmbH (STE) from Siemens AG in a €195 million deal.

Gardner Denver files registration statement for proposed IPO

Flow control technology provider Gardner Denver Holdings Inc has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

Inpro/Seal introduces the VB45-S Bearing Isolator Inpro/Seal introduces the VB45-S Bearing Isolator

Sealing solutions provider, Inpro/Seal, a Waukesha Bearings business, has launched its latest Bearing Isolator, the VB45-S, the next generation in a 40-year line of products which extend bearing life.

Ingersoll Rand latest products on show at ComVac 2017 Ingersoll Rand latest products on show at ComVac 2017

Ingersoll Rand will demonstrate its latest compressed air technologies at ComVac 2017, as well as debuting its CARE Suite service offerings.

Name change for Sulzer Dowding & Mills

Sulzer Dowding & Mills (UK) Limited has changed its legal name to Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services (UK) Limited.

Flowserve appoints interim chief financial officer

Flowserve Corp has named Jay Roueche as interim chief financial officer, following the departure of Karyn Ovelmen.

KSB secures major pump order for China’s new Zhangzhou power plant KSB secures major pump order for China’s new Zhangzhou power plant

KSB Group is supplying six reactor coolant pumps for the first two units of the new Zhangzhou power plant in Fujian province, China.

Grundfos and ANSYS develop digital twin partnership

Manufacturer and designer of pumps and systems, Grundfos, is expanding its use of ANSYS simulation software to enable it to harness the power of the Internet of Things to create complete digital twins.

Thompson Pump debuts concept “Pump of the Future” Thompson Pump debuts concept “Pump of the Future”

US-based manufacturer and provider of high-quality dewatering and construction pumps, Thompson Pump, will be unveiling its concept “Pump of the Future” at the 2017 CONEXPO-Con/AGG.

International brands represented at ISH 2017 International brands represented at ISH 2017

At the ISH world trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, 14-18 March 2017, visitors will be able to see and touch market-ready products relating to water and energy.

'Smart' hand pumps help monitor Africa's groundwater resources 'Smart' hand pumps help monitor Africa's groundwater resources

A way of estimating groundwater resources in Africa using low-cost mobile technologies fitted to existing hand pumps has been developed by University of Oxford researchers.

Alfa Laval launches rotary tank cleaning machine Alfa Laval launches rotary tank cleaning machine

Heat transfer, separation and fluid handling solutions provider, Alfa Laval, has introduced the TJ40G rotary tank cleaning machine, which uses a high-impact jet stream to effectively clean tough tank residues and minimize the risk of product contamination.

February’s most popular news stories on WorldPumps.com

A proposal to refreeze Arctic ice using 10 million wind-powered pumps, Interpump’s acquisition of Inoxpa Pumps and the appointment of Scott Rowe as Flowserve president and CEO were the most popular articles on the World Pumps website last month.

Weir publishes whitepaper on advances in pitot tube technology

The Weir Group has published a whitepaper which looks at the advances its Specialty Pumps team has made in pitot tube technology.