News for February 2012

News Archive

PSV Holdings to sell pump business to WPIL

South Africa’s PSV Holdings Ltd has announced that it has entered into an agreement with WPIL International Pte Ltd to sell its pump business for R54 million.

IFAT delves into irrigation

The next IFAT trade show, which takes place from 7 to 11 May 2012 in Munich, Germany, will highlight irrigation technology for the first time.

KBL launches new website

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has launched a new user-friendly website.

Almatec to feature Quattroflow at Interphex 2012 Almatec to feature Quattroflow at Interphex 2012

Almatec will display its Quattroflow positive displacement (PD) pumps at INTERPHEX 2012, which will take place from 1-3 May 2012, in New York, NY, USA.

KSB introduces solids separation at IFAT KSB introduces solids separation at IFAT

KSB plans to present AmaDS³, a solids separation system for waste water disposal in pumped drainage applications, at the IFAT water and sewage show, which takes place from 7-11 May in Munich, Germany.

Edwards offers trade-in deal with GXS vacuum pumps Edwards offers trade-in deal with GXS vacuum pumps

Edwards has launched a new trade-in deal in which users can trade in their old vacuum pump to buy a new GXS dry vacuum pump.

New VP of sales at Viking Pump

Kerry Baskins has been appointed vice president of sales at Viking Pump, where he will be responsible for the worldwide sales for Viking and Wright Flow Technologies products.

HMS to supply modular pumping station for Rosneft

HMS Neftemash, part of the HMS Group, is to manufacture an external transfer pumping station for the Rosneft DNS-5 booster station in the Malobalykskoe oilfield.

KSB acquires Danish pump maker Smedegaard KSB acquires Danish pump maker Smedegaard

KSB has taken an 80% interest in the Copenhagen-based pump manufacturer T Smedegaard A/S.

ITT signs framework agreement with Shell Global Solutions

ITT Corp has entered into an Enterprise Framework Agreement with Shell Global Solutions to provide Goulds Pumps brand American Petroleum Institute (API) centrifugal pumps.

HMS acquires controlling interest in Russia’s DGHM

Russian pump manufacturer HMS Group is acquiring an additional 11% of the share capital of Dimitrovgradkhimmash (DGHM) in a US$6.9 million deal.

Sulzer names new CEO Sulzer names new CEO

Klaus Stahlmann is joining Sulzer as the company’s new chief executive officer.

Wilden to show Saniflo pumps at Interphex

Wilden plans to show its Saniflo Hygienic Series (HS) metal AODD pumps at Interphex 2012, which takes place from 1-3 May 2012, in New York, NY, USA.

Flux-Geräte expands Viscoflux range Flux-Geräte expands Viscoflux range

Barrel pump specialist Flux-Geräte Gmbh has developed two new versions of its existing VISCOFLUX high-viscosity system.

Call for papers for 2012 Motor Driven Systems Conference

The commitee of the Motor Driven Systems (MDS) Conference is calling for paper abstracts on a range of topics.

KSB launches standardised chemical pump for the global market KSB launches standardised chemical pump for the global market

KSB has developed a new range of standardised chemical pumps and plans to exhibit them at this year’s Achema.

Europump supports EU water platform

Europump has decided to support the Orgalime Making it Happen for Water project.

Flowserve opens valve manufacturing JV in Saudi Arabia

Flowserve Corp and Saudi Arabia’s S&A Abahsain Co Ltd have inaugurated a new valve manufacturing, service and training facility in the Dammam Second Industrial City.

IDEX appoints new head of Fluid and Metering Technologies

IDEX Corp has promoted Brett Finley to vice president, group executive of the company’s Fluid and Metering Technologies segment.

Nevada solar power plant selects Flowserve pumps

Flowserve Corp is supplying key pumping systems to a solar energy project near Tonopah in Nevada. USA.

Dover to acquire Maag Group

Dover Corp is buying the Maag Group from Clyde Blowers Capital and CGS Management.

ITT delays release of 2011 financial results

ITT Corp has rescheduled the release of its 2011 full-year and fourth-quarter earnings and 2012 guidance from 15 February 2012 to 29 February 2012.

CAPRARI launches YouTube channel

Caprari has created a YouTube channel to show a selection of product video clips.

Sterling pumps suit biomass duties

Sterling SIHI has developed a multistage pump for biomass applications.

KNF diaphragm pump is high pressure

KNF has developed a new high-pressure micro diaphragm pump which can dose or transfer liquids or liquid-gas mixtures at flow rates up to 300 ml/min.

Fluke introduces pressure test gauges

Test and measurement specialist Fluke Corp has developed the 700G Series of pressure test gauges.

Siemens develops online energy saving tool

The drive technologies division of Siemens Industry has launched an online Energy Savings Estimator, a user-friendly tool that allows customers using drives, motors, couplings and gearboxes to estimate potential energy savings across their drive train.

Ebara adds to Save Energy pump series Ebara adds to Save Energy pump series

Ebara Corp has expanded its Save Energy (SE) pump series for the Japanese market with two new models.

Curtiss-Wright partners with Chalmers & Kubeck on nuclear services

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Co’s Enertech business has signed an exclusive agreement with Chalmers & Kubeck Inc to provide integrated services and life-cycle management of critical components to the nuclear power industry.

aqualia wins Abu Dhabi water management contract

A consortium led by Spain’s aqualia and local company Mace has been awarded a seven-year €76.3 million contract to manage a sewage and water treatment system in Abu Dhabi.

AxFlow partners with FLUX in Denmark

AxFlow is to distribute FLUX-GERÄTE GMBH pump products in Denmark.

Ruhrpumpen opens new service centre in US Ruhrpumpen opens new service centre in US

Ruhrpumpen has opened a new service centre facility in Hampton, Virginia, USA.

Edwards launches vacuum pumps for industry Edwards launches vacuum pumps for industry

Edwards has extended its range of GXS dry pumps for high volume industrial OEMs and end users.

Jung twin screw pump handles high pressures

German food and beverage pump supplier Jung has developed a high pressure twin-screw pump which can manage differential pressures up to 50 bar.

Bell & Gossett balancing valve saves pump energy

Bell & Gossett has developed a new energy-saving balancing valve that maintains the set flow rate within +/-5%, regardless of pressure fluctuation in the system, thus saving pump energy.

Neptuno Pumps wins Chilean mining project

Chilean pump manufacturer Neptuno Pumps is supplying a 2500 (hp) axial split case pump for a new reclaim water pumping system for Minera Escondida Ltda’s Laguna Seca Debottlenecking Project in northern Chile.

Grundfos invests in Serbian factory

Work has started on Grundfos’s new factory at a greenfield site in Indjija, Serbia.

AESPUMP expands with Absolute Vacuum acquisition

AES Engineering Ltd’s AESPUMP Ltd has bought Beighton, UK-based pump repairer and supplier Absolute Vacuum.

Standards success for Aker Wirth

Pump maker Aker Wirth has been re-certified in occupational health and safety (OHSAS 18001:2007) and initially certified in environmental protection (ISO 14001:2004) by the certification body DNV.

Wärtsilä acquires Hamworthy

Wärtsilä Corp has completed the acquisition of the engineering company Hamworthy plc.