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Pump Industry news, May 2011

Almatec E-series pumps on display

AODD pump specialist Almatec will be exhibiting its E-Series of AODD pumps at InterSolar 2011. The InterSolar show will take place from 12-14 July in San F

Blackmer introduces transport pump

Blackmer has added a transport pump to its line of positive displacement sliding vane transport pumps.

Forty seven Tsurumi pumps are providing a complete wastewater solution at a military training base in Bulgaria.

KSB senior vice president Dr Sönke Brodersen is the new president of Europump, the European Association of Pump Manufacturers.

Griswold Pump Company has redesigned its website at www.griswoldpump.com.

The Fargo, North Dakota-based Caterpillar Reman Drivetrain Ltd facility has entered into a commercial agreement with Weir Minerals-North America of Madison

In celebration of its 100 year anniversary, Viking Pump has set up a historical museum which allows visitors to travel with the pump company through the la

KSB AG has secured a multi million euro order for pumps for one of the world’s largest seawater cooling plants in the industrial city of Ras Laffan in Qata

A new health and leisure centre in the UK required a holistic approach to the energy-efficiency of its HVAC system. A range of centrifugal pumps for heatin

A European hospital identified that an advanced technology combined heat and power (CHP) plant would reduce energy costs and reduce overall carbon emission

Baker Hughes Inc is to supply electrical submersible pumping (ESP) systems and production packers for seven producing wells for Chevron USA Inc's Gulf of M

KSB Aktiengesellschaft has developed a new fire fighting system specially developed for installation in confined spaces.

Ebara Corp’s Precision Machinery Company has shipped its 100 000th dry vacuum pump from the company’s Fujisawa plant in Japan.

Max Mitchell, president of Crane Co’s Fluid Handling Group, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of the parent company.

Oil skimmer specialist Abanaki Corp has developed six groundwater remediation systems designed for a variety of groundwater contamination applications with

Franklin Electric says that its VersaJet range of jet pumps can be configured with a variety of pressure and flow choices in both shallow and deep set inst

Samson Controls says that its Type 3738 electronic valve position monitor works with a NAMUR signal in compliance with IEC 60947-5-6 and is powered by a tw

Godwin Pumps has opened its latest branch office in Poway, California, serving the San Diego area.

Canadian pump manufacturer SA Armstrong Ltd has appointed its first CEO in the company’s 77-year history.

With their leak-free design, high reliability and reduced footprint, canned motor pumps are capable of handling even the most difficult liquids safely and

GE Oil and Gas provides turnkey solutions for refinery and petrochemical applications. World Pumps asked Claudio Materazzi, Chairman of the company, about

Almatec says that the solid-block construction of its E-Series air-operated diaphragm pumps make them suitable for use in solar-cell manufacturing.

Tentec, a US based supplier of bolt tightening equipment, has launched an electric-driven, high-pressure hydraulic pump for use with its Aero range of bolt

Wilden has recently improved the design of its Wil-Flex Diaphragms to allow for easy installation.

Rotating equipment supplier Inpro/Seal has released a new version of its current diverter ring (CDR).

Centrifugal pump maker Amarinth has appointed a new UK original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sales manager.

More than 45 people from 16 US states and two foreign countries attended Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co Inc’s 21st annual Pumpology School.

Vacuum pump specialist Edwards has officially opened a £47 million state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Lutín, Czech Republic.

Pentair Inc has completed the acquisition of Norit Holding BV’s Clean Process Technologies (CPT) division in a €503 million deal.

Black & Veatch has been appointed principal contractor for a programme of works that will enhance and expand sludge treatment operations at Thames Water’s

ITT Corp is supplying two water pumping stations for Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd’s Kutch Branch Canal (KBC) Lift Irrigation Project.

Using sensors to measure the displacement of hydraulic cylinders has meant that the sensors can be susceptible to dirt, dust and soiling. These limitations

This paper describes the possibilities for energy optimisation in sewage pumping stations, and why continuous optimisation is necessary in order to gain th

Pump Engineering’s new range of magnetically driven, sealless pumps is suitable for handling aggressive and challenging fluids, the company reports.

Varna Products has developed Xtreme Duty 4 (XD4), a whisper vane transfer pump for transfer applications where extreme high and low temperatures are possib

Colin Sabol is to lead strategy and business development for the standalone publicly traded water company that ITT Corp will spin off later this year.

HMS Neftemash has delivered a pumping unit to Russian oil and gas company Surgutneftegaz.

Consolidated Water Co will use Energy Recovery Inc’s PX Pressure Exchanger devices and AquaBold pumps for a major expansion of the Bahamas Water and Sewera

Hydroflo Pumps USA Inc has opened its first international assembly facility in David, Panama and another domestic assembly plant in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Just weeks after centrifugal pump manufacturer Amarinth signed GAS Arabian Services as its agent for Saudi Arabia, the new partnership has secured an order

Germany’s Bornemann Pumps has developed a subsea skimmer that can clean up deepwater oil leaks before they reach the surface.

ABB has announced a new release of Analyst, a redesigned and improved version of its graphic analysis package for evaluating the health of rotating machine

Centrifugal pump manufacturer Amarinth has secured Petronas approved vendor status and signed Geveke Oil & Gas Malaysia Sdn Bhd as its agent for Malaysia.

AxFlow AB has acquired Swedish pump distributor Chemo-Invest Specialpumpar.

Afriso, a German manufacturer of heating devices has developed PrimoTherm, a 180 heating pump assembly used in closed thermal heating systems to circulate

The floods that hit Australia at the beginning of 2011 were devastating. In Queensland alone, the floods covered an area the size of France and Germany com

A significant water reclamation plant in Singapore required variable speed drives to handle its sewage pump motors. Careful handling was required to avoid

Bell & Gossett has introduced a new intelligent monitoring device that provides an early warning signal of pending pump trouble.

German pump manufacturer Wilo SE says that 2010 was the most successful year in its 139-year history, with sales exceeding €1 billion for the first time.

ITT Fluid Technology’s first quarter 2011 revenues increased 24% year on year to US$992 million, driven by acquisitions as well as strong organic growth in

SPX has received several on-shore and off-shore orders for its Bran + Luebbe brand double acting double diaphragm pumphead.

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