News for July 2013

News Archive

Motor Driven Systems Conference

UK dates for Motor Driven Systems Conference 2013 have been announced

EuroFlo at CrossRail EuroFlo at CrossRail

The EuroFlo Industrial Pump system keeps a Tunnel boring machine at London's Cross Rail project cool.

Colfax appoints new strategy and business development EVP

Colfax Corp has promoted Daniel Pryor to executive vice president of Strategy and Business Development.

HMS to provide pumps for Zapolarye–Purpe pipeline

Russia’s HMS Group is to produce and deliver eight trunk pipeline pump units for two pump stations for Transneft’s Zapolarye–Purpe oil pipeline under a contract worth US$47 million.

Armstrong Fluid Technology video - World Pumps visit

World Pumps visited Armstrong Fluid Technology's plant at Halesowen, UK.

Environment Agency selects Hidrostal’s SuperHawk pumps Environment Agency selects Hidrostal’s SuperHawk pumps

Hidrostal Ltd has secured a three year, exclusive contract worth around £3 million from the UK’s Environment Agency to supply its mobile, diesel-driven SuperHawk pumps and pumping equipment.

Verderflex- Less and More Verderflex- Less and More

Why You Should Pump Slurries with a Peristaltic Pump

Xylem pumping solution cuts energy consumption at Sardinian sewage treatment facility

Xylem Inc’s Flygt Experior system has reduced energy consumption and operating costs at a municipal water treatment plant in Cagliari, on the island of Sardinia, by 35%.

Europump publishes pump vibration standards guidelines

The long awaited Europump guidelines on pump vibration standards are now available on the Europump website.

Wanner International offers integrated variable speed drive Wanner International offers integrated variable speed drive

Wanner isoffering integrated variable speed drive with its Hydra-Cell P200 diaphragm metering pumps.

Vacon European tour

Vacon, ac variable speed drive technology manufacture, will be touring the UK and Ireland from September.

Amarinth wins efficiency award

Amarinth awarded Technology Strategy Board grant to develop energy efficient centrifugal molten sulphur pump

KSB at Drinktec 2013 in Munich KSB at Drinktec 2013 in Munich

Special eye-catcher at the KSB stand from 16 – 20 September 2013 will be the new SuPremE pump motor.

Cynergy3 launches liquid level and temperature sensors Cynergy3 launches liquid level and temperature sensors

The liquid level sensors incorporate a high specification thermistor, enabling the device to measure both fluid level and temperature.

Screw pump from Colfax Fluid Handling

Colfax Fluid Handling has begun deliveries of a new screw pump for lubricating liquids.

Busch celebrates ‘50 up’ in style Busch celebrates ‘50 up’ in style

Vacuum pump, blower and vacuum systems manufacturer Busch celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

Schlumberger to supply 200 ESPs to Oman

Schlumberger Artificial Lift has been awarded a US$40 million performance-based contract in Oman by Daleel Petroleum Co to supply, install, commission and manage about 200 electric submersible pump systems.

Pioneer Pump launches 30 in (450 mm) centrifugal Pioneer Pump launches 30 in (450 mm) centrifugal

Pioneer Pump has launched its new 30 in (450 mm) centrifugal, self-priming pump

Russia aims to adopt European standards of energy efficiency

Russian Pump Manufacturers Association (RPMA) has developed two draft standards of pumps energy efficiency.

US Army Corps awards New Orleans pump station contract

The US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has awarded a US$29.5 million contract to Phylway Construction to build a new pump station with fronting protection features at the existing Wilkinson Canal Pump Station near Myrtle Grove.

Uzbekistan is actively purchasing foreign pumps

Uzbekistan is looking to modernise and introduce energy saving technologies in the drinking water and sanitation facilities in Tashkent

Temag Pumpar joins Tapflo Group

Sweden’s Temag Pumpar AB will officially become part of the Tapflo Group on 1 September 2013.

Wilo relaunches website

Wilo SE’s website has been redesigned to reflect the pump manufacturer’s repositioning and its new brand image.

Employing ‘lean’ principles for safety and sustainability

According to Alison Cook, end user marketing manager UK, Ireland & Benelux at KIMBERLY-CLARK PROFESSIONAL, applying ‘lean’ principles can help companies improve health & safety at work, promote wellness among employees and boost productivity – critical components of a sustainable business.

Gardner Denver shareholders approve KKR merger

Gardner Denver Inc shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed definitive merger agreement with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP (KKR).

Metcar carbon-graphite bushings

Metcar's carbon-graphite bushings for aircraft engine fuel pumps

Shell Tellus lubricant

Shell Tellus lubricant used in the world’s biggest hydraulic press machine in China

Euroflo combine e-commerce with education Euroflo combine e-commerce with education

Euroflo Fluid Handling launch new site as they launch into E-commerce

Armstrong Fluid Technology launches Opti-Visor

Armstrong Fluid Technology has launched an automated control solution designed to drive additional energy savings from chiller plant.

WES Modular chemical dosing systems

Modular chemical dosing systems – a different and innovative approach

Singer Valve Single Point Insertion guarantees accuracy Singer Valve Single Point Insertion guarantees accuracy

Singer Valve, a manufacturer of control valves recently joined forces with McCrometer to introduce the first Single Point Insertion (SPI) electro-magnetic flowmeter

7 Principles of Lean Supplies 7 Principles of Lean Supplies

How could your company change its approach and become a more efficient workplace?

NOV Mono opens new UK office to serve oil & gas industry NOV Mono opens new UK office to serve oil & gas industry

Progressing cavity pump manufacturer NOV Mono has set up a new oil and gas office in the UK.

Xylem merges Dutch and Belgian businesses

Xylem Lowara Nederland BV’s Dutch and Belgian activities have been merged with Xylem Water Solutions’ operations in Dordrecht, the Netherlands and in Zaventem, Belgium respectively.

New director of education and training at Pump Systems Matter

The Hydraulic Institute has appointed Mark Sullivan as its new director of education and training.

Thompson Pump adds Biloxi branch Thompson Pump adds Biloxi branch

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co has moved its southern Mississippi branch from Pass Christian to a larger facility in Biloxi.

Wilo Polska opens new head office

Wilo Polska has invested PLN20 million in a new head office and warehouse facility in Lesznowola, Poland.

Russians expand drainage pump range

Russian pump companies offer new types of drainage pumps.

Grundfos Hydro GTI booster sets

Grundfos introduces a family of variable and fixed speed booster sets - the Grundfos GTI range.

KSB supports bio-based material KSB supports bio-based material

KSB supports the development of bio-based elastomers

Clark Solutions Boxer Series S gas diaphragm pumps

Boxer Series S Diaphragm Pump 'push/pull' mounting bracket allows tool-free pump removal/replacement

Busch seeks apprentices

Busch seeks out candidates for new apprentice scheme

Shell Tellus lubricants in China

Shell Tellus lubricant used in the world’s biggest hydraulic press machine in China

Samanja machining in brass Samanja machining in brass

Samanjas in Jamnagar, India is a manufacturer of brass and bronze bearing cages.

ThinQK for AODD parts

ThinQk Ltd is promoted as a complete one-stop shop for aftermarket parts that fit air operated double diaphragm pumps.

Zettlex expands in UK to meet demands Zettlex expands in UK to meet demands

Sensor company, Zettlex, has expanded its production facilities.

KSB restores German university's 100-year-old pumps KSB restores German university's 100-year-old pumps

KSB Service GmbH has overhauled three historical pumps and their piping systems at Munich’s technical university TUM (Technische Universität München) in Germany.

Sulzer Pumps launches Performance Expert Service

Sulzer Pumps has introduced a new Pump Performance Expert service for customers in the pulp and paper industry to reduce their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Wilo USA CEO resigns

Wilo USA president and CEO Mark D’Agostino has resigned to pursue other career opportunities.

Verderflex Hose Pump Verderflex Hose Pump

Verderflex Hose Pump offers easy maintenance to Water Treatment Plant

Russia's hotel electricity consumption

In Russia 70% of electricity consumption of hotels is accounted for by pumps

GE seals Lufkin Industries acquisition

GE Oil & Gas has completed its acquisition of Lufkin Industries Inc, a provider of artificial lift technologies for the oil & gas industry and a manufacturer of industrial gears in a deal valued at US$3.3 billion.

DXP Enterprises acquires Alaskan pump distributor

DXP Enterprises Inc has acquired Alaska Pump & Supply Inc, a distributor of pump products, process equipment and services for commercial, municipal and industrial applications within Alaska, USA.

SKF lubrication system reduces crane downtime SKF lubrication system reduces crane downtime

The SKF ProFlex lubrication system has cut maintenance time for container cranes at Belgium’s Port of Antwerp.

Mature leadership accolade for MD Mature leadership accolade for MD

Samuel Munn, the managing director of Samatrix has been awarded the top leadership accolade in the Leading Wales Awards.

Thomas XTSR disc couplings optimized for the customer Thomas XTSR disc couplings optimized for the customer

Rexnord has recently introduced itsThomas XTSR52 and XTSR71 Disc Couplings

IFH storage and dispensing help for industrial fluids IFH storage and dispensing help for industrial fluids

The IFH (Innovative Fluid Handling) Group lubricant storage and dispensing system can be customized to include containers of virtually any size.

Armstrong launches planet proposition

Armstrong Fluid Technology launches its planet propostion sustainability initiative with competition for schools.

On-line tool for selectingMEPS compliant motors On-line tool for selectingMEPS compliant motors

ABB has launched an on-line software tool to select motors to meet different minimum energy performance standards (MEPS).

June’s Top 3 business news stories

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

June’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.