News for April 2009

News Archive

Precision dispensing and metering

Fluid Metering Inc. has developed a number of new products for the precision dispensing and metering pump market for laboratory, industrial, process and OEM applications.

Larox Flowsys introduces lower cost model

Larox Flowsys has introduced a new basic lower-cost version of its LPP-M pump.

Edwards wins major Chinese order

Vacuum technology company Edwards is to supply China’s Chong Qing Steel Group Co. with the world’s largest dry mechanical vacuum pumping system.

PIAB forms Indian subsidiary

Swedish company PIAB has opened a new subsidiary in Chennai, India.

ITT to acquire German company Laing

ITT Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Laing GmbH of Germany, a privately held producer of energy-efficient circulator pumps.

TXH3 is ideal for high-speed petroleum applications

Blackmer has introduced the TXH3 high-speed truck-mounted pump.

Rod ends withstand food and chemical media Rod ends withstand food and chemical media

Schaeffler UK has launched a range of stainless steel rod ends that are suitable for pneumatic cylinders, control and automation equipment.

Cardo wins major order for desalination plant

The Wastewater Technology Solutions division of Cardo has signed a contract to supply and install pumps for a new desalination plant to be built near Adelaide, Australia.

Flowserve opens Middle East technical centre

Flowserve Corporation has opened a Middle Eastern Quick Response Center (QRC) for manufacturing, repair, refurbishment services and engineering applications support for pump and mechanical seal products.

SPX Process equipment combines sales teams

SPX Process Equipment is combining its external field sales forces to form a single sales team for its Bran + Luebbe, Plenty Mirrlees and JP pumps businesses in the UK.

Fuel recirculating system features back-up pump

RCI Technologies has introduced the FRS 660-11-DPU-UL - the newest addition to the company’s line of diesel fuel purifiers and fuel recirculating systems.

Ebara reorganizes water treatment business

Two separate water treatment businesses of Ebara have now been transferred to Ebara Engineering Service Co., Ltd.

Revolution is easy to clean

Wright Flow Technologies has introduced the Revolution™, which the company says is the first true CIP (Clean in Place) hybrid circumferential piston and lobe pump.

Grundfos prepares to weather financial storm

Grundfos reports continued growth in 2008, but the financial downturn leaves its mark.

Pump Industry Awards 2009

The 2009 Pump Industry Awards (PIA) will take place on Wednesday 18 November at the Coventry Hilton Hotel, Coventry UK.

Wave surge pump generates onshore electricity

Aquamarine Power has appointed geotechnical drilling and marine construction contractors, Fugro Seacore, to install its Oyster Wave Energy Converter off the UK coast.

GoatThroat pumps now fill 275 gallon totes

A new GoatThroat Pump system is now available for use with 275 galllon tote liquid storage containers.

Flowserve opens joint Middle East testing facility

Flowserve Corporation and the Al-Rushaid Group have opened a pump manufacturing, repair and testing facility in the Middle East.

2009 pump sales forecast at $32 Billion

McIlvaine reports that despite the recession, in 2009 pumps sales are predicted to be $32 billion worldwide.

ERI to provide energy efficient water to South America

Energy Recovery Inc (ERI) have been awarded a contract by Acciona Agua to provide its PX technology to Acciona Agua's latest desalination plant in Venezuela. ERI produce energy recovery devices which lower the energy consumption in desalination plants.

Williamson is new president of ITT Water & Wastewater

ITT has announced that John P. Williamson as the new president of its Water & Wastewater business. Williamson replaces Per-Inge Birgersson, who is retiring.

Schweisfurth leaves Wilo

Wilo chairman Dr. Thomas Schweisfurth resigns