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Pump Industry news, March 2010

The HTfluidfit from Heat Transfer Systems conditions thermal fluids within the operating system, which extends pump life, delivers cost savings and reduces

MZT Pumpi supplies Archimedean screw pumps for wastewater treatment plant in Skopje

Macedonia’s MZT Pumpi has produced three Archimedean screw pumps for a new wastewater treatment facility in Skopje.


In June 2008, Ole Weiner was appointed president and CEO of AxFlow Holding AB. World Pumps looks at how he has maintained the Company's growth during a per


The Adagio low profile pump incorporates MWV’s Pure Path technology which prevents the product from coming in contact with any metal components of the pump


Teikoku USA Inc, the canned motor pump company, has reached an agreement with Texas Process Equipment Co of Houston, Texas to acquire its canned motor pump


The centrifugal pumps are designed for most water-pumping applications, providing capacities up to 3,000 gpm, heads to 310 feet and a range of size and con


Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) is supplying large cooling water supply pumps for the nuclear power plant which is being bui


The UPE per-fluorinated elastomer compound from Garlock meets the temperature and pressure extremes for the petrochem, semiconductor and pharma sectors


Advanced Diamond Technologies (ADT) has developed UNCD T30TM, a diamond material which has been optimized to withstand fluid loss or dry running in mechani


Colfax is supplying 180 two-screw rotary positive displacement pumps to China’s Brightoil Shipping Group for installation in 40 new tankers under a €5.7 mi


Schaeffler has developed the AE-Pro, a semi-portable acoustic emission monitoring system suitable for use in plants that don’t require a fixed system, but


Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos is sponsoring the Track Cycling World Championships which are taking place in Ballerup, Denmark 24–28 March 2010.


R Plevin & Sons are using the Chopper pumps from Landia at their waste wood recycling business at Retford, Nottinghamshire, to eliminate potential dust pro


The Energy Star qualified heat pump water heater from GE reduces water heater operating expenses by up to 62%, saving up to $320 annually


ITT Corporation has redesigned its Flojet Triplex range of high pressure pumps with improved priming and pump life performance increased by 25%.


The LT series watermakers, from Parker Racor, offer fresh water independence for ocean crossings, extended voyages or cruising, where dock water supplies a


Japan’s Hitachi Plant Technologies Ltd is to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd from 1 April 2010, following a share exchange agreement.


The high-boost subsea multiphase pump from Flowserve is part of a larger deep-water subsea pumping system initiative focused on heavy oil applications and


The advantages of the 'intelligent building' are the increase of user comfort as well as the reduction of operating costs. Existing pump technology, such a


FCI has developed the Model FS10A flow switch/monitor which is designed for continuously verifying flows within liquid or gas process analyzer sampling sys


Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos has officially opened its new Peerless Engineered Systems building in Brookshire, Texas, after an investment of almost US


Larox Corp has sold its 49% stake in Larox Flowsys Oy to Capillary Oy in a deal valued at €3.5 million.


The expanded Zenith range from Edwards incorporates the iXH harsh process vacuum pump and the Atlas family of gas abatement solutions


The Aussie 2 in and 3in Smart pumps have 6.5HP Honda engines and are designed for handling liquid fertiliser and other agricultural chemicals


In the nine months to 31 December 2009, Japan’s Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd has secured orders worth ¥49.7 billion, sales of ¥29.5 billion, operating profit


The diaphragm pump from KNF Neuberger is designed for liquid transferring with a high performance-to-size ratio


Godwin’s Bauma website invites show attendees to visit the Godwin Pumps stand, where the company will introduce two new pumps for the international market


Pfeiffer Vacuum has developed the HiPace60 turbo pump which has a robust bearing system, making the pump suitable for use in punishing industrial applicati


Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd has secured £140 million in funding, including an £80 million UK Government loan, to install the UK’s first 15 000


ITT Industrial Process has named Marc DeSilva as business development director for ITT Oil & Gas and Global Project Management.


Choosing the most appropriate and cost-effective centrifugal pump for a given duty requires strict adherance to a thorough selection process as Eduardo Lar


The six ranges of general purpose sensors from Monitron are designed for vibration analysis and machine protection in a variety of industrial applications


Syrris has developed the Asia syringe pump for flow chemistry applications.


Kirloskar Brothers Ltd's joint venture KBL-SPML has received an order from Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board in India for civil and electromechanic


At Wilo SE, Dipl-Ing Alexander von Schweinitz will take over the executive board function of Sales and Marketing from 1 July 2010.


The revised Micro-Tec II website from Garlock features an easy-to-use technology navigator which allows the users to explore the benefits of the Micr-Tec b


The guide assists with defining temperature sensing application requirements, determining which sensing technology is best, comparing sensor alternatives a


KSB Aktiengesellschaft has updated its Etanorm SYT single-stage volute casing pump series.


Rolls-Royce has exercised its option to add Parker Aerospace’s heat management valves to the pneumatics package it already supplies on the Trent XWB engine


Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum, a German supplier of vacuum systems, has developed a new range of dry vacuum pumps.


The order for ASME Section III safety-related globe and gate valves, and Flowserve Limitorque actuators will be used at the Westinghouse nuclear power plan


In the UK, ITT Water & Wastewater (ITT WWW) has set up ITT Projects, a 12-strong team responsible for project management, implementation and installation o


The filtration products from Johnson Pump are available in two ranges, four material options and 11 separate sizes offering filtration levels down to 10 mi


The catalogue from ITT subsidiary, Alcon, features industry-specific iconography, application information, product selection guides and a Build-A-valve ord


Varley Pumps, a division of the Hayward Tyler Group, has upgraded the largest pump in its range of standard double helical gear pumps.


Metso has inaugurated its Metso Park facility in Alwar city, Rajasthan, India.


The sliding vane pumps from Blackmer are designed for loading and unloading Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in EPA 2010 vehicles equipped with Selective Catalyt


The Saniflo vacuum-controlled pumps from Wilden are designed to efficiently and sanitarily handle a wide range of very large solids in food-processing appl


The Hydraulic Institute, the largest association of pump manufacturers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America, has announced its 2010 board of


Choosing the most appropriate and cost-effective centrifugal pump for a given duty requires strict adherence to a thorough selection process, as Eduardo La


GEA Group AG’s supervisory board has extended Jürg Oleas’s appointment as chairman of the executive board and industrial relations director until 31 Decemb


Ebara has launched a new line of 3-inch high-speed submersible pump systems for deep well services.


ProMinent has redesigned its Beta/ 4 and Beta/ 5 solenoid metering pump.


The FRS 660-RPU-UL remote pumping unit fuel recirculating system, from RCI Technologies, is designed to automatically circulate and clean stored fuel.


Blackmer is to reintroduce its Model SGLD4B 4-inch sliding vane specialty gas pump with some modifications.


The £1.2 million scheme will see former quarry, Stannon Lake, turned into the second largest reservoir in Cornwall, holding the equivalent of 3,200 Olympic


KSB de Mexico SA de CV has received an order to equip the La Caldera pumping station in Mexico City with 24 large wastewater pumps.


The Noble Alloy swing check valve from Flowserve offers corrosive resistance and high reliability in severe service chemical applications


Developed with Cranfield University, the Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter is capable of monitoring flow over a range of 200:1 and has an accuracy of more than +


Biwater AEWT has delivered all four reverse osmosis trains on time to the Santa Monica Water Treatment Plant in Los Angeles, California.


Moyno has developed a progressing cavity pump designed for winery applications such as pump overs, pumping high fining solids or a tote of crushed grapes.


Schubert & Salzer Control Systems’s 8049 digital unit for positioning pneumatically controlled actuators is now available in two explosive proof versions w


ABS is to open a new production facility in China to assemble pumps, compressors and mixers for the Chinese wastewater treatment market.


Visitors to stand H30 will see Atlas Copco exhibiting its latest compression technologies which meet the water industry’s specific application needs


The application-based, educational website contains detailed information on the use of fluid-handling technologies, specifically for the unique requirement


The original series T2 metal Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) pump from Wilden features performance versatility, such as the attachment of a poluene co


Thomas Division, a Gardner Denver company, has developed the Thomas 230 Series, a new brushless DC WOB-L air compressor designed for medical and other appl


The Annual International Operating Conference & Trade Show brings professionals together from the worldwide bulk liquid-terminal industry


Southern Water has installed six Mono EZstrip maintain in place pumps at its Millbrook sludge treatment centre (STC) in Southampton, UK.


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