News for July 2009

News Archive

Oilfield equipment survey

Boston Strategies International is conducting an oilfield equipment survey for its 'Annual State of the Supply Chain Management Study'.

Larger air valve for motor vane pumps Larger air valve for motor vane pumps

Blackmer has introduced a 3 in configuration of the piston air valve used on its TX/TXD Series of sliding vane pumps.

ITT Fluid Technology’s Q2 revenues slip 15%

ITT Fluid Technology’s second quarter 2009 revenues were down 15% overall and 7% organically to US$869 million, compared with US$1025.6 million in the second quarter of 2008.

Energy-efficient variable speed pump controller

ITT has launched a variable speed pump controller for HVAC and pressure booster applications.

Compact vacuum pump for solar cells Compact vacuum pump for solar cells

Edwards has introduced iXL500, the first in a line of dry vacuum pumps designed for load lock applications in solar cell and flat panel display manufacturing.

Low flow peristaltic pumphead from Watson-Marlow Low flow peristaltic pumphead from Watson-Marlow

Watson-Marlow Pumps Group has launched a low flow peristaltic pumphead suitable for multiple installations.

Flowserve wins US$8mn South China Sea pump order

Flowserve Corp has announced an US$8 million order from Shell Malaysia Exploration & Production for pumps to help with oil recovery efforts for the St Joseph field in the South China Sea.

Canned motor pump suitable for aggressive media Canned motor pump suitable for aggressive media

Hermetic-Pumpen GmbH has developed a single-stage chemical canned motor pump in the company’s HCN/HCNF range.

New pump sizes from Armstrong New pump sizes from Armstrong

Armstrong Limited has launched new pump sizes for its ranges of vertical in-line (VIL) and end suction pumps.

Pressure boosting units for fire-fighting

KSB has launched two automatic package pressure boosting units for fire-fighting systems.

Seal can reduce energy consumption

A high-temperature pump gas seal, developed by Flowserve Corp, aims to reduce energy consumption for the hottest process pumps in refinery and hydrocarbon facilities.

John Crane launches next-day delivery service

John Crane is offering next-day delivery within the UK for its standard range of mechanical cartridge seals.

Solar-powered ‘Fun Pump’ provides clean water

Mono NOV develops a water system using an electric pump powered by a solar panel and a children’s merry-go-round.

Three new contract wins for Bjørge

Bjørge Eureka AS has secured three contracts from Norske Shell AS worth NKr18 million.

Fairbanks Morse awarded US$65mn pump contract

Fairbanks Morse Pump has won a US$65 million order to supply 13 pumps to the US Army Corps of Engineers for flood control in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Micro-dosing component materials

Fluid Research Corporation has introduced MicroShot, a line of small pumps for micro-dosing both single and dual component materials.

TowerPack pump for wind industry from Boltight TowerPack pump for wind industry from Boltight

UK manufacturer Boltight Ltd has developed an electric pump designed specifically for bolt tensioner applications in the wind turbine industry.

Nikkiso to acquire Lewa

Japan’s Nikkiso Co Ltd has announced plans to buy German metering pump specialist Lewa GmbH.

Allweiler offers spare parts kits

Allweiler AG is now selling spare parts kits for all of its standard pumps.

Centrifugal pump for aggressive fluids

A line of vertical centrifugal pumps suitable for use with aggressive, heated and contaminated fluids has been developed by Friatec.

ITT's Flowtronex improves irrigation system

Flowtronex from ITT has improved its FloBoy pump system, which is designed for landscape irrigation systems.

Duel rate syringe pump

KD Scientific has introduced the Gemini 88, a syringe pump which has two independent pumping channels linked through hardware and software.

'Super-tough' rotating unit

The seepex’ MDP progressive cavity metering pumps now feature a rotating unit which is virtually unbreakable.

Met-Pro named to Fortune Small Business 100

Met-Pro Corp has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing small public companies by Fortune Small Business magazine.

Anti-clog technology for impellers

ITT has introduced anti-clog impeller technology for its small N-series of wastewater pumps.

Grundfos expands in the Balkans

Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos has opened four new sales companies in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Slovenia.

Muncher meets discharge requirements

Mono NOV has added to its TR Muncher range.

Lead-free formula for bearings Lead-free formula for bearings

Graphite Metallizing Corp has developed a range of bronze metal grades that do not contain lead.