News for June 2012

News Archive

Precision Pumping & Metering secures significant contract in North Sea Precision Pumping & Metering secures significant contract in North Sea

Precision Pumping & Metering has secured a six-figure contract with engineering and project management services company AMEC in the North Sea.

New Sundyne China plant begins shipping pumps

Sundyne Corp has started shipping the first production run of centrifugal sealless magnetic drive pumps from its new factory in Tianjin, China.

Third generation of solenoid control valves

Bürkert presents the third generation of its solenoid control valves with Types 2871, 2873 and 2875.

New high wall pump from WMM

Weir Minerals Multiflo (WMM) has launched its latest custom-built pump, The Multiflo HW (High Wall) pump, following demand from mining customers affected by recent and devastating floods.

High pressure water pump

Wolfhart Industries has launched a new production line with the first oil-free, high pressure water pump or clean water hydraulic motor, respectively.

Fully submersible rating plate label

Resistant to seawater, petrol, diesel, oils, chemicals, solvents and more, CILS has launched computer printable fully-submersible rating plate label, providing long-term product identification for some of the toughest industrial environments.

Three products added to Vacon’s lineup

Vacon launched three products at the Vacon Drives Conference: Vacon 100, Vacon 100 X and Vacon 20 X.

More options available in DFO sets

Viking Pump has added new options to its line of Duplex Fuel Oil sets (DFOs). DFOs are pre-piped skids with a strainer, two fuel oil pumps, valves and controls.

High-head pump from Thompson

Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co. launched the 6 in, high-head 6JCC pump.

Weir Minerals launches latest Warman centrifugal slurry pump at Hillhead

The Warman WBH centrifugal slurry pump was launched to the European market at this year’s Hillhead exhibition near Buxton, UK.

Syringe pump for high pressure applications

Harvard Apparatus has released the PHD Ultra 4400 syringe pump for high pressure applications. Harvard state that the pump offers enhanced flow performance, accuracy and smooth flow from 3.06 pl/min to 215.8 ml/min.

HSA series three-screw pump

HSA series three-screw pump can transfer various medium with lubricating property but without solid particles, including lubrication oil, machine oil, hydraulic oil, gear oil, turbine oil, etc.

Double diaphragm pump range for harsh environments

The Verderair Pure range is a series of double diaphragm pumps. The construction is machined rather than cast.

WPIL seals PSV pump acquisition

India’s WPIL, through its international subsidiary WPIL International (Singapore), has completed the acquisition of PSV South Africa’s pump business.

Torishima Pump and FEDCO form JV to target oil & gas sector

Japan’s Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd and US energy recovery device manufacturer Fluid Equipment Development Co LLC (FEDCO) have set up a 50/50 joint venture company to focus on the development, manufacture and service of pumping equipment for the oil & gas industry.

Xylem expands in Latin America with new Panama office

Xylem has opened a new sales and service office in Panama to provide greater customer support to the developing Latin American market.

Jung delivers 30 twin screw pumps to US dairy customer

Germany’s Jung Process Systems has supplied 30 HYGHSPIN twin screw pumps to a yoghurt producer in the United States.

Weir names new MDs for Minerals and Power & Industrial divisions

The Weir Group plc has appointed Dean Jenkins as managing director of its Minerals Division and Kevin Spencer as managing director of its Power & Industrial Division from 1 August 2012.

Bedford Pumps signs framework agreement with Yorkshire Water

Bedford Pumps Ltd has entered into a three-year framework agreement with Yorkshire Water for the supply of dry well centrifugal pumps.

Sundyne expands Arvada facility

Work has started on a manufacturing expansion at Sundyne Corp’s headquarters in Arvada, Colorado.

Wilo USA receives US$61.6mn investment from German parent Wilo USA receives US$61.6mn investment from German parent

Wilo USA has secured a US$61.6 million equity investment from its parent company Wilo SE, in order to increase its visibility and drive growth in the US marketplace.

Neptuno supplies pumps for Mexican gold mine

Chilean pump manufacturer Neptuno Pumps has delivered thirteen 1000 hp vertical turbine can type pumps for Goldcorp’s Minera Peñasquito gold mine in Zacatecas, Mexico.

Flowrox unveils world’s largest hose pump

Flowrox (formerly Larox Flowsys) has launched the world’s largest hose pump - the Flowrox LPP-T100 - which can pump a maximum flow of 100 m³/h with pressure up to 10 bar.

IDEX appoints new president of Chemical, Food & Process group

Viking Pump general manager Fenton Challgren has been promoted to president of IDEX Corp’s Chemical, Food & Process (CFP) group.

Pentair, Watertronics promote rainwater harvesting and reuse

Pentair and pump station manufacturer Watertronics are working together to educate architects, consultants and engineering firms about rainwater harvesting systems for their clients.

Xylem opens sales office in Vietnam

Xylem Inc has opened a new sales office in Hanoi that will focus on Vietnam's growing water and wastewater treatment, wastewater transport, irrigation, flood control and mining industries.

NOV Mono to relocate UK facility

Pump manufacturer NOV Mono is to move from its current UK base at Martin Street in Audenshaw to a larger site at Greengate in Chadderton.

Grundfos invests in water conservation at Fresno facility Grundfos invests in water conservation at Fresno facility

Grundfos has started a three-part project to recover and reduce irrigation water at its Fresno campus in California, USA.

Flotronic develops sanitary pumps

Flotronic Pumps has developed a new range of sanitary pumps for use with 3-A authorised equipment.

Xylem produces pump handbooks

Xylem Inc has produced two new technical handbooks, under its Flygt brand.

Weir launches dewatering website

Weir Minerals has launched a new website that uses graphics to show which of its pumps are most appropriate for use in a wide range of mine and quarry applications.

Oil-free high-pressure water pump from Wolfhart

Wolfhart Industries has developed an oil-free, high pressure water pump or clean water hydraulic motor respectively. The pump technology is based on a Wolfhart patent, US-Patent 6152014.

Grundfos moves into membranes with Enaqua acquisition

Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos has acquired Enaqua, a US company specialising in UV disinfection and membrane filtration technology.

Xylem recognised for corporate philanthropy

Water technology company Xylem Inc has received an Excellence Award in Corporate Philanthropy from the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP).

Verder opens Danish distribution office

Verder Liquids is expanding in Northern Europe by opening an office in Denmark.

Flowserve outlines new capital structure strategy

Flowserve Corp’s board of directors has endorsed an updated capital structure strategy designed to make the company’s financial structure more efficient.

National Oilwell Varco to acquire Canada’s CE Franklin

National Oilwell Varco Inc subsidiary NOV Distribution Services ULC is buying Canadian oilfield equipment distributor CE Franklin Ltd in a C$240 million deal.