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Pump Industry news, March 2012

Pentair Inc is to combine with Tyco International Ltd’s Flow Control business in a tax-free, all-stock merger.

Met-Pro Corp’s Environmental Air Solutions business unit has received a US$500 000 order to supply three Duall brand air pollution control systems, includi

Grundfos has shipped 10 vertical fire pumps to an oil refining company in Abu Dhabi.

The IFAT show, which takes place from 7-11 May 2012 in Munich, Germany, has partnered with the the air pollution abatement section of the German Engineerin

WEG has developed a range of electric motors which it says can surpass IEC requirements for energy efficiency.

The Pump Industry Awards organisers have revealed the winners awarded this prestigious prize on the 22nd March at the St Johns Hotel in Solihull, UK.

KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Germany plans to start production of its high-efficiency SuPremE electric motor series at the company’s factory in Halle on the riv

DMW Corp’s Mishima plant in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan has obtained an ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) N category certificate and is now au

Ebara International Corp’s Cryodynamics Division has been awarded the contract for the main LNG and LPG submersible cryogenic pumps and liquid expanders fo

Xylem Inc has opened a new distribution and customer service centre in Moscow, Russia.

The world’s drinking water plants will increase their expenditure on treatment and flow control products by more than 5% this year, with purchases exceedin

IFAT ENTSORGA 2012, which takes place from May 7 to 11 in Munich, Germany, will host a number of important events covering a broad and diverse range of top

ITT Goulds Pumps has announced that nominations are open for Pump Appreciation Day, a new recognition programme which honours individuals who do an excepti

NETZSCH Mohnopumpen GmbH has developed a new version of its TORNADO rotary lobe pump.

Valve specialist Bürkert GmbH & Co. KG has won this year's IP Management Award for intellectual property.

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Pump manufacturers Milton Roy and Sundyne are among a number of businesses that United Technologies Corp plans to sell in order to fund the proposed US$16.

Centrifugal pump maker Amarinth has delivered an open drain pumping solution for installation in the caisson of the Kumul Oil Platform located 40km off the

Alfa Laval has won a SEK50 million order to deliver a range of Alfa Laval products, including pumps, to a brewery in Indonesia later this year.

Ebara International Corp’s Cryodynamics Division is supplying topside pumps and expanders for the Shell Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) proje

Dover Corp has completed its acquisition of the Maag Group in a US$285 million deal.

Colfax Fluid Handling has developed an online energy savings calculator for oil and gas industry pump applications.

KSB Aktiengesellschaft has developed a new line of immersion pumps called Movitec VCl.

Trebor International’s senior operations & engineering manager Kelly Davis has partnered with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) to establish a n

Chilean pump manufacturer Neptuno Pumps is supplying six 2000 hp and six 1500 hp vertical turbine pumps for a reclaim water system at Antofagasta Minerals’

Netzsch Pumps North America LLC has appointed Julio Ferreira as vice president of sales and John Maguire as vice president of operations and product manage

Dean Douglas is the newly elected chairman of the Hydraulic Institute board of directors for 2012.

Franklin Electric Co Inc has bought a majority stake in Pioneer Pump Holdings Inc (PPH), the parent company of Pioneer Pump Inc (PPI) based in Canby, Orego

It’s just over two weeks until the 2012 Pump Industry Gala Awards evening, which takes place on the 22nd March 2012 at the St Johns Hotel in Solihull, UK.

IFAT now plans to offer two new product groups as part of its exhibition: suppliers of secondary raw materials and users of secondary raw materials.

Graco has developed a new series of hose pumps which use a single, oversized roller that compresses a low friction hose through a full 360-degrees of rotat

Climax Portable Machine Tools has developed a portable milling machine that can re-machine pump parts on site.

Energy recovery device and pump maker Energy Recovery Inc has restructured its leadership team for the next phase of the company’s growth.

Seal specialist John Crane has officially opened its expanded and upgraded Middle East and Africa headquarters in Dubai, adding a new service and manufactu

Einar Brønlund is to take over the management of Aker Wirth, a subsidiary of the international oil service company Aker Solutions.

Bluewater Energy Services has ordered a pump skid with Brise dissolved gas flotation (DGF) technology from Siemens Industry Automation Division.

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