News for October 2012

News Archive

All-Flo’s mobile site

Online cross-reference tool offers product comparison service

Neptuno Pumps launches vertical turbine pump selection software

Chile's Neptuno Pumps has introduced its web based vertical turbine pump selection software, the Neptuno Pumps VTPSelector.

Xylem expands in dewatering with Heartland Pump Rental acquisition

Xylem Inc has acquired privately held Heartland Pump Rental & Sales Inc for approximately US$29 million.

High efficiency motor drives from DeltaSense

New ECF series drives from DeltaSense can also drive standard AC motors

Diaphragm from CRANE ChemPharma

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions launches new DEPA diaphragm for chemical applications

KSB launches SALINO pressure center

Compact unit lowers costs of reverse osmosis seawater desalination

Andrews Sykes Group relocates office

Andrews Sykes Group in London relocates to a new depot with purpose built testing facilities

Gorman-Rupp acquires South African pump distributor

Gorman-Rupp Africa Proprietary Ltd (G-R Africa) has purchased South African pump distributor Pumptron.

Gardner Denver explores strategic alternatives

Gardner Denver Inc has confirmed that it is exploring strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value.

Taco buys Hydroflo

Taco Inc has bought Fairview, Tennessee-headquartered Hydroflo Pumps, a manufacturer of vertical and submersible turbine driven pumps.

Verderflex Dura 45 peristaltic hose pump

The Dura 45 is the latest in the Verderflex Dura family of industrial peristaltic pumps.

Wilo opens new manufacturing facility in Beijing Wilo opens new manufacturing facility in Beijing

Wilo SE has officially opened a new production facility in Beijing, China, following an investment of more than €24 million.

Weir Minerals expands in Hungary Weir Minerals expands in Hungary

Weir Minerals has launched its first service centre in Hungary.

Long wearing bearings

Graphite Metallizing Corporation claims its GRAPHALLOY bushings outperform metal wear parts in CO2 service

Baumer CombiSeries process instrumentation

Baumer CombiSeries.measuring instruments aimed at food industry

Verderflex for lime slurry transfer

Verderflex hose pumps have been used transfer lime slurry from below storage tanks to tanker trucks

Sulzer unveils plans for new head office

Sulzer is relocating its head office within Winterthur, Switzerland.

Tsurumi acquires its Spanish and Portuguese dealerships

Tsurumi Europe has brought Spain and Portugal into its direct sales network, by acquiring its dealerships in both countries.

Framo to supply subsea multiphase pumping system to Total E&P Angola

Schlumberger’s Framo Engineering has secured a US$200 million contract from Total E&P Angola for the supply of a subsea multiphase pumping system for the Girassol Resources Initiatives (GirRI) Project.

IFAT ENTSORGA becomes IFAT again

After two events held under the name of IFAT ENTSORGA, environmental technology trade fair reverts to its original name of IFAT

Vanton Flex-I-Liner rotary peristaltic pump

The portable, non-metallic pump from Vanton handles acids, caustics and slurries without corrosion

Edwards at AVS 2012

Edwards Group Limited will showcase its vacuum solutions at the 59th AVS international symposium and exhibition

Wasser Berlin International – congress programme available

Congress programme now online and registration commences in mid-October 2012

ITT to buy Bornemann Pumps

ITT Corp is acquiring Joh Heinr Bornemann GmbH, the German manufacturer of highly engineered pumps and systems for the oil & gas market, in a €206 million deal.

NOV Mono Discam units protect pumps at Chinese WWTP NOV Mono Discam units protect pumps at Chinese WWTP

Three NOV Mono Discam units are helping to protect pumps installed at the Lianban wastewater treatment plant in Fuzhou City, China.

CRI Pumps acquires UK pump business

India’s CRI Pumps Pvt Ltd has signed a business transfer agreement with Pumps & Process Systems Ltd to acquire the Glasgow, UK-based company’s pumping solutions operations.

Apollo Goessnitz to produce pumps for Gudrun oil & gas platform

HMS Group’s recently acquired Apollo Goessnitz GmbH is to produce and deliver KRPH-250, ZPRS-150/400 and TGC-50B/14 process pumps for the Gudrun oil & gas field operated by Statoil in the North Sea.

New president and CEO at John Crane

Duncan Gillis has been appointed president and CEO of sealing specialist John Crane.

DAB Evoplus ErP 2015 compliant

DAB launches Evoplus, the latest generation circulator for civil and industrial applications, complying with the ErP requirements coming into force in 2015

Hydra-Cell pump test and certification to API 675

Wanner invests in a dedicated test facility to verify performance of individual pumps

Bürkert expands line of ELEMENT series valves

Bürkert expands line of ELEMENT series valves to include new drive sizes stainless steel fittings now up to orifice diameter DN 50

WEG launches new motor range at SPS/IPC/Drives 2012

WEG, a global electric motor manufacturer, will be launching its new range of motors at SPS/IPC/Drives show 2012

VDMA International Rotating Equipment Conference 2012 success

The International Rotating Equipment Conference 2012 – Pumps and Compressors was held from 27-28 September 2012 in Düsseldorf, Germany

Pump Industry Awards nominations

Call to recognize companies and individuals who have made a difference to the pump industry

HMS to upgrade Transneft oil pipelines

Russian pump manufacturer HMS Group has signed contracts worth more than Rub1 billion with Transneft subsidiaries to replace and upgrade pumps and other equipment.

SKF to provide condition monitoring services for LKAB mines

SKF has signed a five-year maintenance services contract with LKAB covering the company’s mines in Malmfälten, northern Sweden.

Patterson Pump wins pump order for New Orleans flood control

Patterson Pump Co will provide pumps to a joint venture construction group for a flood control project in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Energy Directive guidelines now available

The New Europump Guidelines on the application of Commission Regulation (EU) No 547/2012 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC is available on the Europump website

Caprari conforms to future ErP

Caprari has announced that its products already conform to the EU Regulation (Lot 11) ‘ErP Ready’.

New sales structure for NOV Mono in France New sales structure for NOV Mono in France

NOV Mono has made changes to the way some of its products are sold in France.

Flowserve awarded 5-yr maintenance contract by Dow Benelux

Flowserve Corp has secured a five-year contract from Dow Benelux BV to maintain its rotating equipment.

Verderair VA 80 diaphragm pumps

New addition to Verderair family of diaphragm pump series

Fluid Components International FlexSwitch adds safety margin

FLT pump protection flow switch reduces pump maintenance and extends life

Armstrong launches a new range of variable speed pumps

Design Envelope IVS pumps consume only the energy required, based on current system demand

Water researcher awarded the Grundfos Prize

The Grundfos Prize offers an important opportunity to intensify work within biotechnology to remove pesticides from groundwater and drinking water

Wilo USA appoints director of Energy Solutions Division

Director to head up newly formed energy segment in Wilo

The new Europump guide available

Europump’s ‘Improvement of reliability of pumps by condition monitoring - consequences for MTBR/MTBF’ is available on the Europump website

ICN process pump from Ensival Moret

French manufacturer Ensival Moret launches ICN process pump

Portable milling machine for linear and gantry milling

The Climax LM5200 and LM6200 portable milling machines are designed with a split rail system to perform both linear and gantry milling with a minimum of changeovers

Singer Valve SRD pressure reducing valves

Singer Valve launches the 6 in and 8 in single rolling diaphragm

KSB at Husum WindEnergy 2012

German pump manufacture KSB targets wind energy market

Sulzer Pumps completes the ABS EffeX range

Sulzer Pumps has launched four wastewater products at WEFTEC. This marks the completion of the ABS EffeX range of wastewater solutions.

Xylem unveils new wastewater solutions at WEFTEC

Xylem has launched a range of new wastewater solutions during the WEFTEC 2012 trade show in New Orleans .

Grundfos talk at WEFTEC 2012

Grundfos executives talk of startups, sustainable partnerships at the Water Environment Federation’s 85th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference.