News for February 2013

News Archive

Flowserve in 3-for-1 stock split

Flowserve Corp has outlined plans for a 3-for-1 stock split, subject to shareholder approval.

Grundfos acquires Australia’s BKB Pumps & Tanks

Grundfos is buying its long term Australian partner BKB Pumps & Tanks Pty Ltd.

Wilden Advanced AODD pumps

Wilden’s Advanced Series Stainless Stell AODD Pumps safely, efficiently transfer hazardous solvents

Caprari corporate management improvement Caprari corporate management improvement

Caprari obtains BS OHSAS 18001 ‘Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series’ certification

KSB launches new generation Etanorm pump

In February 2013 KSB launched the latest generation of its Etanorm standardised water pump series, which has been produced non-stop since 1936.

Westinghouse, ClydeUnion Pumps to jointly market nuclear pump

Westinghouse Electric Co and ClydeUnion Pumps have signed a teaming agreement to jointly market the ClydeUnion Pumps Turbine Water Lubricated (CUP-TWL) pump to nuclear power plants worldwide.

Sulzer to supply firefighting pump packages for FPSOs in Brazil

Sulzer Pumps is to provide 12 containerised diesel-engine hydraulic driven firewater pump packages for installation on four floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels in Brazil.

Spanish solar power plant selects KSB pumps Spanish solar power plant selects KSB pumps

KSB Group has delivered pumps for a new 50MW solar thermal power plant located near Seville in Spain.

Xylem buys UK’s PIMS Group

Xylem Inc has acquired PIMS Group, a privately held UK-based wastewater services company, for approximately US$57 million.

Download data - Bearing and grease selection

Correct bearing and grease selection wth audio video overview

Xylem’s Bell & Gossett® series e-90

Xylem introduces Bell & Gossett® Series e-90 in-line centrifugal pump

Xylem VFD with sensorless control

Xylem previews integrated VFD with sensorless control on its Bell & Gossett® Series 80TM & 80-SCTM Pumps

ProfiPlast PSB-USE makes moving safe

The PROFIPLAST® PBS-USE submerged cable and carrier helps pump displacement without power breakages

Flowrox PC E70/6-series at mill

Flowrox E-Series for groundwood mill handles surface sizing glue for cardboard

Huw Williams Appointed Global General Manager for the SERFILCO division of Service Filtration Corporation

Williams brings a wealth of hands-on experience and knowledge of materials finishing, both from a chemical and equipment standpoint.

Change of name for Hayward Tyler parent company

Specialist Energy Group plc, the AIM-listed specialist engineering group whose main operating business is Hayward Tyler Group Ltd, has changed its name to Hayward Tyler Group plc.

World Pumps February issue

With the February edition of World Pumps due for publication, here’s a preview of what’s inside

Thompson Pump’s social media program

Thompson Pump Launches Social Media Program to enjoy the benefits of a greater on-line presence

Xylem’s mobile app

Xylem launches mobile app for water removal and flood control solutions

Mouvex tackles Isocyanates

Mouvex SLC Series eccentric disc pumps for Isocyanates handling

Blue Angel Sump Minder

Blue Angel Sump Minder checks for proper functionality in advance of a flooding problem

Grundfos invests in India

Grundfos is planning to double its production capacity in India by setting up an additional manufacturing unit in Chennai.

Verder exhibit in India

Verderflex peristaltic pumps makes impression at Indian exhibition

Power Zone Equipment ships 5 pump packages to Colombia

During 2012, Colorado-based pump distributor and rebuilder Power Zone Equipment Inc (PZE) delivered five pump packages to Panthers Machinery Inc in Colombia.

Hitachi to merge Hitachi Plant Technologies

Hitachi Ltd is to absorb its wholly owned subsidiary Hitachi Plant Technologies Ltd on 1 April 2013 to strengthen its Social Innovation Business.

Colfax to supply Allweiler pumps for Saudi power plant

Colfax Fluid Handling is to provide 21 Allweiler screw pumps for a gas turbine power plant in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.

January’s Top 3 Working With Water Research Trends

The following Research Trends were the most popular with visitors to the Working With Water website last month.

January’s Top 3 business news stories

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

Xylem signs €120mn R&D financing deal with European Investment Bank

Xylem Inc has entered into a €120 million (US$158 million) financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to fund innovative research and development (R&D) projects across Europe.