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Pump Industry news, August 2013

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum has opened a new office in Jundiai, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Grundfos has reported a 3% increase in group turnover to €1.47 billion for the first six months of 2013, and earnings of €59 million.

New OPTI-VISOR chiller plant control solution from Armstrong Drives promises an additional 15-30% energy savings

Shimadzu compact turbo molecular pumps has integrated power supplies for semiconductor and flat panel display manufacturing industries

The fluid technology specialist Bürkert has introduced the first rocker valve as impulse version (bistable).

Less is more: why you should pump slurries with a peristaltic pump

SPX Flow Technology segment president Don Canterna has retired due to a medical disability.

CECO Environmental Corp has completed the acquisition of Met-Pro Corp.

WEG Electric Motors is to sponsor Europump’s General Assembly to be held in Scotland in 2014

Wilden receives patent on full-stroke integral piston diaphragms for AODD pumps in hygienic market

Rain for Rent engineer a bypass solution during the replacement of lift station pumps.

Atlas Copco adds WEDA 04S to its line-up of small rental and construction pumps

Infiltrator Systems announces the launch of the IM-540 septic/pump tank

Hydrasun has announced the launch of a new company and associated office and workshop facilities in the Middle East.

Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Italy’s Finder SpA.

Bedford Pumps is supplying three submersible axial pump sets to create white water for kayaking in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Xylem Inc board has authorized a US$250 million share repurchase program.

Progressing cavity pump provider Netzsch Pumps North America LLC has named Jeff Morgan as the midstream oil and gas specialist with responsibility for the

Sulzer Pumps will supply 42 pumps for installation on two Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels that will operate in the Pre Salt Irace

The Barden Corporation UK will be exhibiting at the Engineering Design show (2-3 October, 2013, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK).

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Swedish investment company Nordstjernan has signed a definitive agreement to sell the KMT Group to the US private equity firm American Industrial Partners

Swedish industrial group Atlas Copco AB has entered into an agreement to acquire vacuum specialist Edwards Group Ltd in a deal valued at up to SEK10.6 bill

Weir Minerals is supplying additional tailings pumps for ArcelorMittal’s mine in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine, under a £2.4 million order.

Grundfos has secured a five-year extension on its facility in Olathe, Kansas, which serves as headquarters for the Danish pump company’s US salesforce.

Sulzer Pumps will provide 69 pumps to Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering for installation on a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO

Contact lens manufacturer Optimec choses Verderflex M045 OEM pump

Armstrong Fluid Technology has introduced a new circulator featuring Design Envelope technology.

APSCO, LLC recently announced the opening of a new Apsco Pumping Services location at 150 Commerce Drive in Aston (PA).

Aesseal is running training for maintenance personnel, engineers and purchasing staff.

Vacuum pump, blower and vacuum systems manufacturer Busch has launched a new scroll vacuum pump, the Fossa FO 0015 A

Tencarva Machinery Co has acquired Pump Technology & Solutions Inc (PTS), a full service pump distributor and manufacturers’ representative based in Cummin

Edwards Group Ltd has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business and certain assets of ultra-high vacuum (UHV) pump manufacturer Gamma Vac

SPX Corp’s Flow Technology segment has won two contracts, together worth US$40 million, to supply ClydeUnion-branded pumps for two offshore oil production

Japan's Nikkiso Co Ltd has acquired Geveke BV, a Dutch sales company and system integrator of industrial pumps and compressors, in a move designed to gain

Mark Vernon, the chief executive of Watson-Marlow parent company Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, is planning to retire in January 2014.

Italy’s Pompe Garbarino has secured one of its most important projects this year from the Brazilian shipyard Estaleiro Atlantico Sul (EAS).

Weir Minerals Canada’s Fort McMurray service and distribution operation has been relocated to a new facility in the MacKenzie Industrial Park.

Colfax Fluid Handling has launched the new 2BIC series of pumps

Colfax Fluid Handling’ CFHN series offers a versatile solution for pumping clean lubrication oils at medium pressure

Dura peristaltic pump solves dry running problems at US wastewater treatment plant

Preston Reine at IMS Research looks at the up coming changes in the Chinese pump market.This massive market makes up more than 60% of unit shipments in Asi

Latest addition to the Warman pump for high-head mine dewatering applications

Jung presents overview of Hyghspin twin-screw pump installations

Grundfos has launched a new range of self-priming hygienic pumps

The Edwards Group has added nXDS dry scroll pumps to its range of turbopumping stations

Water Environment Federation (WEF) executive director Jeff Eger has resigned from the not-for-profit technical and educational organization after two and a

Investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Gardner Denver Inc for approximately US$3.9 billion, includin

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