News for September 2012

News Archive

Torishima wins seawater supply pump order in Taiwan

Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd has received an order from Alstom Japan to supply six seawater supply pumps for a power plant in Taiiwan.

New Blog: Water use in electricity generation: the sobering facts that make a case for wind and solar power

Did you know it takes 100,000 gallons of water to produce a single megawatt hour of electricity?

Metcar bearings for high temperature

Metcar oil-free, self-lubricating, carbon-graphite materials for severe service applications

KSB hygienic pumps at Nuremburg

KSB showcases pumps and valves for hygienic food transport at the BRAU Beviale exhibition 2012

David Brown HX gearboxes at Houston

Gearing solution manufacturer David Brown launches new HX range at Pump Users Symposium

Mouvex CC20 truck loading pump

Mouvex to launch CC20 eccentric disc truck pump at 29th annual NTTC show

Nov Mono’s Muncher opens wider

Progressive cavity pump manufacturer expands maintain-in-place pump range

Pump Users International Forum 2012

Stage for Young Professionals will lead to contacts between graduates and employers

Pump Solutions Group opens Euro-Center in California

Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG) has officially opened a Euro-Center facility in California focused on Almatec and Mouvex pumps.

Allweiler pumps selected for Turkish sewage duties

Colfax Fluid Handling will deliver 36 Allweiler All-Optiflow pumps for the large Ambarli sewage plant near Istanbul in Turkey.

Automatik Plastics Machinery to repair Maag pumps in Malaysia

A new Automatik Plastics Machinery pump repair facility in Kuala Lumpur will offer local repair for Maag pumps within South East Asia.

GIW Industries opens sales facility in Arizona

Centrifugal slurry pump manufacturer GIW Industries has opened a new sales facility in Scottsdale, Arizona to serve growing mining demand in the area.

Grundfos SE and SL range

Grundfos announces that its SE and SL pumps are available with innovative technologies and functionality ensuring optimised performance.

Edwards wins award

Edwards’ CXS dry vacuum pump is named ‘Best new product’

VSX pump selection app

VSX is to present a mobile application for the pump selection system Spaix at this year’s Pump Users International Forum

Trelleborg increases Brazilian presence

Supplier to oil industry to showcase product portfolio at Rio Oil and Gas

Lutz-Jesco selection at Achema

Dosing equipment manufacturer Lutz-Jesco presented new models at this year’s Achema.

Smith & Loveless unveils products at WEFTEC

Smith & Loveless launches full-sized models of products at show and live demonstrations

Pentair shareholders approve Tyco Flow Control merger

Pentair Inc shareholders have voted to approve the company’s all-stock merger with Tyco International Ltd’s flow control business.

Xylem included in Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

In its first year as a standalone company, Xylem Inc has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index.

HMS opens representative office in Dubai

Russian pump manufacturer HMS Group has a new representative office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

DuPont selects Flowserve pumps for hydroprocessing duties

Flowserve Corp has received a multi-million dollar order for newly developed, custom-engineered, critical service reactor recycle pumps to be used in the new DuPont IsoTherming process.

Wilo USA appoints director of engineering

Joe Melton has been named director of engineering at Wilo USA.

Pipeline Protection Conference: Registration Open

BHR Group’s 19th International Conference on Pipeline Protection will take place in Edinburgh, UK 15–18 October 2012.

MasoSine’s solution eliminates labor costs

The Sine pump eliminates unnecessary poultry processing labor costs by mechanically spreading the product directly onto the conveyor.

Pump Users International Forum 2012 – Ecodesign

Can machines be put together at random, or should one trust in functional ‘intelligent’ units and view the machine plus drive plus control?

Huangshan three-screw pump features

Huangshan RSP provides three-screw pumps, twin-screw pumps and single-screw pumps with over 20 series.

Sulzer Pumps launches new intelligent dewatering pump

Sulzer Pumps has launched the next generation of dewatering pumps, developed for harsh conditions in the construction and mining industries.

Aquatec diaphragm pump offers 30% more

Diaphragm pump delivers higher flow rate for 12 V dc unit which is 30% more than previous models thanks to a bigger motor.

Pentair creates Fairbanks Nijhuis

Pentair has brought its Fairbanks Morse and Pentair Nijhuis brands together to form Fairbanks Nijhuis.

Wilo reappoints Hermes as executive board chairman

Wilo SE executive board chairman Oliver Hermes (41) has been re-appointed for a further six years.

Metso equipment to improve iron ore quality in Ukraine

Metso will provide a €67 million complete minerals processing system to Ferrexpo Poltava Mining Co in Ukraine.

Freudenberg provides seals for Siberian pipeline

EagleBurgmann is supplying special seals for most of the pumping stations on the ESPO (East Siberia Pacific Ocean) pipeline project.

Flowserve expands Vernon pump plant workforce

Flowserve Corp is planning to hire more than 70 people at its Vernon, California, facility before the end of the year.

Xylem claims tests show massive energy savings

Test results have shown that energy consumption of a wastewater treatment plant aeration system can be cut by 65%.

Trebor International introduces AODD pump for chemical delivery

Magnum 620 pumps is third series of its pumps offering deadhead capability.

Pump Users International Forum 2012

The abstracts of the Technical Papers presented at the tenth Pump Users International Forum are available online.

Blackmer TXV series for asphalt production

Blackmer, TXV series sliding vane pumps to meet the challenges inherent in the production and handling of asphalt, a commodity that can feature high temperatures and varying viscosities.

Crane Corporation accolade for Tomlinson Hall

UK-based Tomlinson Hall & Co Ltd received the CraneChemPharma Flow Solutions Partnership in Growth Award at the ACHEMA exhibition held in Frankfurt, Germany.

Blackmer highlights STX-DEF series at show

Blackmer will be exhibiting in Booth No. 6307 at the PEI Convention & NACS Show, held from 7-10 October at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

HMS wins €18mn pump contract for Chinese nuclear plant

HMS Group has won an €18 million international competitive bid to supply pumps for Jiangsu Nuclear Power Corp’s Jiangsu Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant (JTNPP) in China.

Folsom Pump Station awarded Project of the Year

California American Water’s Folsom Pump Station has received a Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association Sacramento Chapter (APWA).

Flowserve inaugurates new pump plant in Brazil

Flowserve Corp has officially opened its state-of-the-art pump manufacturing facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.