News for April 2013

News Archive

Neptune Chemical Pump at AWWA’s ACE13 Show Neptune Chemical Pump at AWWA’s ACE13 Show

Neptune will be showcasing the Series 7000 mechanically actuated diaphragm metering pump and Series 500 hydraulically actuated metering pump

Xylem Flygt BIBO dewatering pump Xylem Flygt BIBO dewatering pump

Xylem launches a series of submersible dewatering pumps modelled on its Flygt BIBO pump

Wilfley’s new slurry pump Wilfley’s new slurry pump

A R Wilfley & Sons’ EMW range are its latest heavy duty, horizontal, end suction, slurry pumps

Godwin’s new dewatering pump Godwin’s new dewatering pump

Xylem’s Godwin brand launches powerful new automatic, self-priming dewatering pump specifically designed for lower head dewatering applications

Weir Minerals launches ‘Material Matters’

Weir Minerals launched a new strategic R&D initiative ‘Material Matters’ at Bauma 2013

Metallized Carbon Corporation custom radial seal rings Metallized Carbon Corporation custom radial seal rings

MetCar promotes its custom radial seal ring assemblies for sealing liquids and gases on industrial blowers, pumps, and turbo machinery

CECO Environmental to acquire Met-Pro in US$210mn deal

CECO Environmental Corp has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Met-Pro Corp in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately US$210 million.

Wastewater iPad App from Grundfos Wastewater iPad App from Grundfos

Grundfos Wastewater iPad App uses 3-D graphics to demonstrate product features

Atlas Copco celebrates 140 years Atlas Copco celebrates 140 years

Atlas Copco is celebrating 140 years of excellence with a range of activities in more than 90 countries

Almatec E-Series upgrade Almatec E-Series upgrade

Almatec E-Series plastic AODD pumps have been upgraded to provide safer transfer of chemicals while avoiding dangerous electrostatic discharge

Verderflex in diverse applications Verderflex in diverse applications

Verderflex is promoting its industrial peristaltic pumps as being extremely robust pumps and ideal for heavy duty operations on intermittent or continuous duty cycles

Case study: Two-shaft Turbine Feed Pumps For Nuclear Power Station and Thermal Power Station

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Ashtead Technology launches new electric dredge pump Ashtead Technology launches new electric dredge pump

Subsea equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has launched the subsea market’s smallest electric dredge pump.

Hyflux and Grundfos in strategic partnership

Hyflux Membrane Manufacturing (S) Pte Ltd (HMM) and Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos Holding A/S have entered into a strategic partnership to develop a standardized ultrafiltration (UF) membrane-based sub-system for the treatment of surface and ground water.

Weir Minerals opens first service centre in Poland

Weir Minerals has launched its first service centre in Poland to deliver increased support to its growing customer base in the country.

Scot Smith named as new Sulzer Pumps president Scot Smith named as new Sulzer Pumps president

The Sulzer board of directors has appointed Scot Smith as the new division president of Sulzer Pumps from 15 May 2013.

DESMI to deliver pumping packages for Royal Fleet Auxiliary tankers

DESMI Pumping Technology A/S is to supply pump system packages for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s four new fuel tankers.

David McKinstry receives Hydraulic Institute Lifetime Achievement Award

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has named David McKinstry, SVP - engineering & special projects, Colfax Fluid Handling, as its Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

ClydeUnion Pumps test success for CUP-TWL product on video ClydeUnion Pumps test success for CUP-TWL product on video

ClydeUnion Pumps and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy convene utilities to witness submergence tests of the CUP-TWL pump

GE to pay US$3.3bn for Lufkin Industries

GE is to acquire artificial lift technology specialist Lufkin Industries Inc in a deal valued at approximately US$3.3 billion.

Long system up-times for LEYVAC vacuum processes Long system up-times for LEYVAC vacuum processes

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum’s LEYVAC dry compressing vacuum pumps for industrial processes and coating applications

Fronius compact welding system

Fronius ‘ wirefeeder offers greater mobility when welding for shipyards and offshore platforms

CILS High-strength labels’for failsafe identification CILS High-strength labels’for failsafe identification

CILS-91000TK high-performance, computer printable hose & pipe markers

Europump Ecodesign Conference success

The Europump conference on Ecodesign attracted many delegates from industry, national and European public authorities and NGOs

Ruhrpumpen model set up to ISO/DIN 2858 and ISO/DIN 5199 compliance Ruhrpumpen model set up to ISO/DIN 2858 and ISO/DIN 5199 compliance

Ruhrpumpen introduces new ISO/DIN 2858 and ISO/DIN 5199 DIN-compliant pump for the chemical and petrochemical market.

Bornemann sanitary solutions Bornemann sanitary solutions

Bornemann Pumps will be showcasing its latest generation of sanitary pumps for food & beverage and pharmaceutical industries at several international shows this year.

Hydraulic Institute names 2013 board

Dean Douglas, president of Dover Pump Solutions Group, will remain as chairman of the Hydraulic Institute board in 2013, with Dennis Wierzbicki, general manager of Grundfos USA, continuing as president.

Bürkert ‘TwinPower’ valves Bürkert ‘TwinPower’ valves

Bürkert standard valve line now features more flexibility

Dover’s Pump Solutions Group opens new sales office in Shanghai

Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group is expanding in China, with a new commercial sales office in Shanghai.

Flowserve provides pumps and energy recovery devices for desalination plant in Cyprus

Flowserve Corp has secured a multi-million dollar order from MN Larnaca Desalination to deliver a complete pump package and energy recovery devices for a 60 000 cubic metres/day seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Larnaca, Cyprus.

Blog from Russia Blog from Russia

World Pumps welcomes Vladislave Vorotnikov who will be providing regular comment on the Russian pump industry.

World Pumps April issue

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

ECKA Granules invests in pump technology ECKA Granules invests in pump technology

New system designed to achieve greater flexibility in water atomisation line.

Allweiler to supply propeller pumps to Saudi Arabia's Sadara chemical complex Allweiler to supply propeller pumps to Saudi Arabia's Sadara chemical complex

Allweiler is to provide five propeller pumps for a chemical plant in Saudi Arabia.

March’s Top 3 business news stories

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