News for December 2012

News Archive

Watson-Marlow 400RXMD surgical ablation pumps

Watson-Marlow to unveil new range of pumps at MD&M West in February 2013

Xylem’s CentriPro Xtreme Duty submersible motor

Xylem introduces the CentriPro™ Xtreme Duty 4 in submersible motor at NGWA 2012

ACS Valves’ new rotary airlock valves

ACS Valves launches new Line of cast iron rotary airlock valves

System Mix’s 'Mini Drop' retrofit mixing system

System Mix’s ‘Mini Drop’ retrofit mixing system can be installed into a tank without emptying and cleaning

Robbins & Myers shareholders approve NOV merger

The merger of Robbins & Myers Inc with National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) has been approved by Robbins & Myers shareholders.

Gorman-Rupp seals American Turbine Pump purchase

The Gorman-Rupp Co’s National Pump Co has completed its acquisition of American Turbine Pump Companies.

Parker Aerospace to overhaul and recertify Danfoss pumps

Parker Hannifin Corp’s Parker Aerospace business segment will overhaul and recertify the Danfoss series of high-pressure water pumps for power generation applications, including turbine inlet air cooling and fire suppression.

John Crane opens new facility in Georgia

Sealing specialist John Crane has relocated to a new and expanded manufacturing and service centre in Norcross, Georgia.

European ERPD 2009/125/ED

The first phase of the Energy Related Products Directive (ERPD)2009/125/EC legislation will come into effect 1st January 2013

Verderflex tube pump

Verderflex Scientific dosing tube pump in the automotive industry provides 24 hour dosing

Verder range at Chemtech World expo

Verder will be at exhibiting at Chemtec World expo, Mumbai, India on January 15-18, 2013, Hall 1, Booth F2. The company will be displaying a number of its products

Verder’s video for Pure pump

Verder claims its Pure pump is most efficient pure and solid design double diaphragm pump

SKF deep grove bearing

SKF claims that its sealed energy efficient deep groove ball bearing reduces friction by more than 30%

Vanton’s SUMP-GARD pumps

Thermoplastic vortex pump head handles solids-laden acids and caustics

Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial business rebranded as Neodyne Industries

Private equity firm BC Partners and global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group have completed the US$3.46 billion acquisition of Milton Roy Co, Sullair Corp and Sundyne Corp from United Technologies Corp and rebranded the stand-alone Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial business as Neodyne Industries.

Blackmer on ‘The Coldest Journey’

AxFlow is providing sponsorship for The Coldest Journey by donating three Blackmer sliding vane pumps for the unloading and transfer of jet A1aviation fuel

ADT ships TURBOdesign 5.2

Smarter approach to design challenges for more efficient innovative turbomachinery packages

DESMI opens office in India

Denmark’s DESMI Pumping Technology A/S has opened a branch office in Mumbai, India.

Sulzer to deliver dewatering pumps to Zambian copper mine

Sulzer Pumps has secured a contract to supply 12 large dewatering pump sets for a copper mine in Zambia.

Netzsch Group names new chairman

Dietmar Bolkart is to become chairman of Erich Netzsch GmbH & Co Holding KG from 1 January 2013.

FLSmidth to supply gold processing plant to Russian mining company

FLSmidth has won a DKK200 million contract from the Russian mining company JSC Pavlik to deliver a gold processing plant.

Warren-Rupp to launch SANDPIPER App

Warren-Rupp SANDPIPER mobile app will launch within the next two weeks

Sulzer Pumps opens new service centre in Sweden Sulzer Pumps opens new service centre in Sweden

Sulzer Pumps has opened a new service centre in Vadstena, Sweden next to its existing pump and agitator manufacturing site.

Schneider’s Alitvar Plus drive system

Schneider Electric claims new drive system enables energy savings of up to 50%

First products from CG Drives & Automation

CG Drives & Automation releases first products since its acquisition as Emotron by Crompton Greaves in India

Vacon intelligent water solution software

Vacon’s software package is available for NX series ac variable speed drives

Armstrong’s new UK office

London office provides base for Armstrong’s expanding Energy Services Team

Europump Ecodesign regulation conference

Europump conference to discuss the Ecodesign regulations for water pumps and circulators

Weir pumps selected for dredging duties in Qatar

Weir Minerals is to supply pumps to the Middle East Dredging Co (MEDCO) for the dredging of the New Doha Sea Port in Qatar.

Caterpillar and Ariel form pressure pumping JV

Caterpillar Inc and Ariel Corp have set up a 50-50 joint venture that will provide well service pressure pumping products for the global oil & gas industry.

Change of leadership at Lewa

Lewa Group CEO Bernd Stütz is leaving the company at the end of the year.

FLSmidth CEO to retire

After 10 years heading up Denmark’s FLSmidth & Co A/S as CEO, Jørgen Huno Rasmussen, 60, has decided to retire in mid 2013.

South America pump focus

World Pumps website focus features pump applications, technology and market in South America

Precision dispensing with GoatThroat

GoatThroat®?Pumps introduces the RT series of remote discharge taps

WEG motor has 40% less losses

WEG launches new energy efficient standard motor range with 40% less losses

Zettlex IncOder under test

Sensor company Zettlex IncOder inductive encoders survives low ambient temperature test

Sykes supplies 42 pumps for Hurricane Sandy clear-up

UK pump hire specialist Sykes Pumps provided 42 pumps as well as additional ancillary equipment through its North American distributor Ameripumps to help with the clear-up operation in New York, USA following Hurricane Sandy.

40 Sulzer pumps for PetroChina’s Guangxi refinery

Sulzer Pumps is supplying 40 pumps to Chinese oil producer PetroChina for the Guangxi Oil Refinery Project Phase II.

November's top 3 pump business stories

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.