News for May 2012

News Archive

Bedford Pumps provides pumping solution for Crossness STW

Bedford Pumps Ltd has started installation work on a multi million pound contract to provide 13 pumps to Thames Water for the refurbishment of the Intake Pumping Station at Crossness in East London, UK.

Xylem expands dewatering rental services in Brazil

Xylem has announced plans to extend its dewatering rental offering in Brazil over the next three years.

Grindex launches three new small pumps Grindex launches three new small pumps

Grindex has developed the Micro, Mini, and Solid pumps, which can handle 4, 6, and 7 litres per second and pump up to 10, 16 and 12 m respectively.


Xylem Inc unveiled a range of new products, services and solutions at the IFAT ENTSORGA trade show in Munich, Germany.

SPX launches hydraulic pump with improved speed

Power Team, a SPX Hydraulic Technologies product brand, has developed the Infinite Stage Pump Technology range, claimed to be the first continuous flow hydraulic pump that results in up to 200% speed improvement.

Weir Minerals designs dewatering range for mining duties

Weir Minerals Multiflo (WMM), part of The Weir Group, has developed the Multiflo HW (high wall) pump, a custom-built unit which is suitable for mining dewatering, particularly after floods.

MBE directors join Specialist Energy Group board

Following MBE Mineral Technologies Pte Ltd’s investment in Specialist Energy Group plc, three of its directors have been appointed non-executive directors of Hayward Tyler’s parent company.

Pump Users International Forum 2012: Programme now available

The programme has been published for the 10th Pump Users International Forum which will be held 27–28 September 2012 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Netzsch expands US sales force

Netzsch Pumps North America LLC has hired Jeff Helm as regional sales manager for the western region.

Blackmer launches pump for light-viscosity chemicals Blackmer launches pump for light-viscosity chemicals

Blackmer has added the STX2A Transport Pump to its growing line of positive displacement sliding vane transport pumps. The STX2A is a 316 stainless-steel, 2 inpump designed for clean, non-abrasive, light-viscosity fluids and chemicals.

IFAT ENTSORGA biggest ever

IFAT ENTSORGA has had its largest ever number of visitors and exhibitors.

Metallized Carbon offers custom packing rings Metallized Carbon offers custom packing rings

Metallized Carbon Corp has made available custom radial seal ring assemblies, also known as packing rings, which are used to prevent leakage of industrial blowers, pumps and other turbo machinery by sealing the clearance between a rotating or reciprocating shaft and the stationary housing.

PAMAS celebrates 20th anniversary PAMAS celebrates 20th anniversary

PAMAS GmbH, a specialist in particle measuring and analysing systems, has celebrated its 20th anniversary.

FTSI in Saudi JV with Summit Technologies

FTS International (FTSI) is partnering with Summit Technologies Co Ltd to form a joint venture Saudi Arabian company.

Specialist Energy Group raises £5mn in share issue

Specialist Energy Group plc, the specialist engineering Group and parent company of Hayward Tyler, has raised £5 million before expenses by issuing 10 million New Ordinary Shares to existing shareholder MBE Mineral Technologies Pte Ltd.

ClydeUnion invests in new Canadian facility

ClydeUnion Pumps has relocated its Canadian operations to a new facility in Burlington, Ontario, almost doubling its manufacturing footprint.

Hydraulic Institute membership goes global

Hydraulic Institute (HI) membership eligibility has been broadened to include pump and supplier companies that manufacture wholly outside of North America but sell into the North American market.

Pioneer supplies pumpsets to Nigeria in less than 2 weeks

Pioneer Pump has delivered two high-pressure pumpsets to their long-standing client Texaco Chevron within two weeks of receiving the order.

Spirax-Sarco enjoys 6% rise in organic sales

Watson-Marlow parent company Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc has seen a 6% increase in organic sales for the four months ended 30 April 2012.

John Crane benefits from oil & gas sector

Sealing specialist John Crane has delivered a strong performance in the nine months to 28 April 2012, driven by demand for its first-fit original equipment and aftermarket services in the oil & gas market.

Grundfos impeller has improved hydraulic efficiency Grundfos impeller has improved hydraulic efficiency

Grundfos has developed a new impeller for wastewater hydraulics that it says offers greater hydraulic efficiency than other types of wastewater impellers.

Three screw pump from Huangshan Three screw pump from Huangshan

Huangshan RSP Manufacturing Co Ltd has developed a three screw pump for transferring lubricants.

Sero presents SHP range at Achema Sero presents SHP range at Achema

German pump manufacturing company SERO PumpSystems GmbH and service subsidiary SMW Service und Pumpentechnik GmbH are participating in Achema which is taking place in Frankfurt from 18th to 22nd June.

Argal exhibits new ranges at Achema Argal exhibits new ranges at Achema

Argal plans to exhibit a number of its new pumps at Achema, which takes place in Frankfurt, Germany, from 18 to 22 June.

Asian industrial pump market worth US$16bn in 2012

Sales of industrial pumps in Asia will reach almost US$16 billion this year according to the McIlvaine Co’s latest Pumps World Markets research.

Edwards opens support facility in Oregon

Vacuum pump manufacturer Edwards has invested in a new Center for Excellence vacuum and abatement support facility in Hillsboro, Oregon, USA to serve the local semiconductor manufacturing industry.

Vacuum pumps for demanding processes Vacuum pumps for demanding processes

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum has developed two new vacuum pumps, the DRYVAC DV450 and the RUVAC WH2500.

Xylem Impeller magazine goes digital

Xylem Inc has launched a new digital version of its ‘Impeller’ magazine, which is now available in a new multimedia format in 11 languages.

Griswold Pump shows centrifugals at ILTA Griswold Pump shows centrifugals at ILTA

Griswold Pump Company will be showing its 811 series ANSI centrifugal pumps at the International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) 32nd Annual International Operating Conference and Trade Show.

Wilden to display AODD pumps at food show Wilden to display AODD pumps at food show

Wilden will be exhibiting its Pro-Flo X Hygienic Series stainless steel line of air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps at the upcoming Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo 2012.

Sulzer Pumps adds second service centre in Russia

Sulzer Pumps has opened a new service centre in the city of Oktyabrsky, in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia.

Wilo loses technology chief

The head of technology at Wilo SE has resigned to pursue new challenges outside the pump company.

Best PumpWorks buys American Pump Technology

Pump manufacturer, remanufacturer, distributor and service provider Best PumpWorks has acquired American Pump Technology Inc.

Grundfos elects new chairman

Grundfos vice chairman Jens Moberg has been elected group chairman at the Grundfos Holding A/S general meeting.

Sorubin successfully tests modified Microluft aerator

The Swedish aeration company Sorubin has completed a three month test of a new version of its Microluft aerator at UMEVA’s wastewater treatment plant in Gravmark, northern Sweden with promising results.

Timmer-Pneumatik launches double diaphragm pumps

German dosing specialist Timmer-Pneumatik GmbH has developed a new range of ATEX-qualified double diaphragm pumps suitable for a range of applications.

Chemineer develops impeller technology Chemineer develops impeller technology

Mixing specialist Chemineer, a unit of Robbins & Myers, has developed new impeller technology for a range of applications.

EnviroGear gear pumps at Achema EnviroGear gear pumps at Achema

The Pump Solutions Group says that its EnviroGear line of internal gear pumps will be on display at Achema, taking place from 18-22 June, 2012, in Frankfurt, Germany.

Griswold displays 811 series at Achema

Griswold Pump Co’s 811 Series Centrifugal Pumps will be on display at chemical show Achema, which will be held from 18-22 June in Frankfurt, Germany.

Feluwa pumps selected for Mexican mining project Feluwa pumps selected for Mexican mining project

Feluwa has secured a contract to supply three sets of double hose-diaphragm quintuplex pumps for tailings disposal at Baja’s Boleo mining project in Baja California Sur, Mexico.