News for September 2013

News Archive

Grundfos expands in Hungary with 4th factory

Grundfos has opened a new factory in Székesfehérvár, Hungary.

Flowrox opens Russian subsidiary

Finnish valve and pump company Flowrox Group has set up a subsidiary in Moscow, Russia - Flowrox LLC.

Chinese event expands its scope

Third annual Gas Turbine World China Summit will increase its coverage of the gas turbine industry

World Pumps editor at WEFTEC World Pumps editor at WEFTEC

World Pumps editor, Alan Burrows, will be at WEFTEC 6-7 October.

Hydra-Cell Mono-Block Pumps ease installation and service Hydra-Cell Mono-Block Pumps ease installation and service

Wanner International introduce an optional Mono-Block style pump head to three of its seal-less pump models

Transducers company helps in Oxford University's work Transducers company helps in Oxford University's work

Monitran supports Oxford Turbine Research Facility in its investigations of future aero-engine technologies

Women's Engineering Society announce Best Newly Qualified winner Women's Engineering Society announce Best Newly Qualified winner

Research director at Imperial College London will receive her award on 4 October

Zero-leakage refinery pump launched by KSB Zero-leakage refinery pump launched by KSB

KSB Aktiengesellschaft introduce a zero-leakage mag-drive pump series in back-pull out design

New 'Busch Award' unveiled at company's 50-year celebrations New 'Busch Award' unveiled at company's 50-year celebrations

Hundreds of customers and business partners attend event

Norris Production Solutions buys SPIRIT

Dover Corp’s Norris Production Solutions (NPS) has acquired SPIRIT Global Energy Solutions, a supplier of artificial lift tools and technology to oil and gas producers worldwide.

Dates revealed for next year's Offshore Energy

Amsterdam show will take place in late October 2014

MDS announces 2013 Roadshow

Motor Driven Systems conferences start on October 9

Latest White Paper Download: Using LEAN techniques to cut VOC emissions

This white paper from Kimberly-Clark looks at how organisations can adopt ‘Lean’ systems to get to grips with the problem of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions reduction.

Pentair plans JV in Saudi Arabia

Pentair Ltd is setting up a joint venture with Saudi Arabia’s Ali Abdullah Al Tamimi Co to manufacture, sell and service Pentair’s products in the country.

Xylem technology improves Colombian wastewater treatment plant

Xylem Inc has secured a US$517 000 contract to develop and install a secondary wastewater treatment solution that will eliminate effluent odour problems and significantly improve water quality in the tourist town of Tolu, Colombia.

Bedford replaces Gwynnes pumps at Manchester pumping station Bedford replaces Gwynnes pumps at Manchester pumping station

Bedford Pumps has nearly completed a £500 000 Environment Agency contract to design, supply and install seven pumps for the Bedford Pumping Station in Leigh, Greater Manchester, UK.

Former Met-Pro CEO retires from CECO Environmental

Raymond De Hont, the former president and CEO of Met-Pro Corp, has retired from CECO Environmental Corp.

New modular EUSAS motor to meet highest quality demands New modular EUSAS motor to meet highest quality demands

WEG and Watt Drive have developed the modular EUSAS motor which can be used for a variety of applications, either as standard or integral motor for gearboxes.

Quattroflow Quaternary Diaphragm Pumps help Radial Flow Chromatography in biopharm applications Quattroflow Quaternary Diaphragm Pumps help Radial Flow Chromatography in biopharm applications

Its single-use pumps are used to adsorb and purify Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients during the "downstream" stage of biopharmaceutical production.

Busch to reveal new product ranges at next month's Vacuum Expo 2013 event Busch to reveal new product ranges at next month's Vacuum Expo 2013 event

Vacuum pump and over pressure blower manufacturer will show its new medium and high vacuum products at Coventry's Ricoh Arena during October 16-17

Almatec showcases its specialised pneumatic diaphragm pumps Almatec showcases its specialised pneumatic diaphragm pumps

The German - based business highlights their use in chemical supply and circulation applications in the semiconductor industry

4pumps submersible pumps guide 4pumps submersible pumps guide

Australian company 4pumps has produced an on-line guide for selecting submersible pumps.

Weir and Anglo American sign global framework agreement

Weir has signed a global framework agreement (GFA) with Anglo American to improve energy consumption and lower maintenance requirements across the mining group’s operations in South Africa, South America, North America and Australia.

Equity fund invests in Hayward Gordon

Growth equity fund Element Partners has completed a significant investment in Canada's Hayward Gordon.

Management changes at NOV Mono Management changes at NOV Mono

NOV Mono group managing director Paul Naylon is leaving the company after 26 years for new challenges outside the pump industry.

Turbine pumps debut from Michael Smith Engineers Turbine pumps debut from Michael Smith Engineers

A new collection of magnetically-driven regenerative turbine pumps, for low-flow/high-head applications where zero leakage is required, have been introduced by Michael Smith Engineers.

Franklin Electric relocates to new HQ Franklin Electric relocates to new HQ

Franklin Electric Co Inc has completed the move to its new world headquarters and Engineering Center of Excellence near Fort Wayne International Airport in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.

Flowserve multiphase pump package selected for Mumbai High oilfield

Flowserve Corp is to supply an advanced design multiphase pump package for Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd’s (ONGC) HZ platform located off the coast of Mumbai, India.

Control solution offers chiller plant energy boost Control solution offers chiller plant energy boost

A new control solution for chiller plants claims to make additional energy savings of 15%-30%. Armstrong Fluid Technology has launched the Opti-Visor system, which controls the key components of a chiller plant, and provides the optimal operating settings for equipment such as water-cooled variable speed chillers, as well as variable flow cooling towers and variable speed pumps on the chilled water and tower water circuits.

Xylem CEO resigns

Gretchen McClain has stepped down as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Xylem Inc.

Reed Elsevier announces Environmental Challenge winners

Reed Elsevier has announced the winners of the 2013 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge, which supports innovative solutions to improve sustainable access to safe water and sanitation.

Amarinth appoints Middle East sales manager

To better serve its growing client base in the Middle East, Amarinth has appointed Tarek Helamieh as territory sales manager.

Hayward Tyler signs marketing and aftermarket initiative with Eureka Pumps

Hayward Tyler Group plc has entered into a strategic initiative with Norwegian pump supplier Eureka Pumps AS to jointly market combined submersible pump and motor solutions up to 2MW for the offshore oil and gas exploration market.

SPX brand pump saves costs

The ClydeUnion Pumps Hydraulic Submersible Pump (HSP), an SPX brand has typically around three times the life of an electric equivalent.

Prestige Pumps for North Sea bed Prestige Pumps for North Sea bed

Yorkshire-based pump distributor Prestige Pumps is to deliver a pump to sit on the bed of the North Sea for coupling to a hydraulic motor.

BakerCorp appoints new president and CEO

Pump and filtration rental firm BakerCorp International Inc has named Robert Craycraft as its new president and CEO.

Pentair awarded desalination projects in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Oman and India

Pentair Ltd is supplying equipment and expertise to desalination facilities in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Oman and India that will help to deliver more than 500 million litres of clean water per day.

Pioneer Pump Solutions acquires UK pump rental company

Franklin Electric Co Inc’s Pioneer Pump Solutions Ltd has bought Performance Pump and Equipment Co Ltd in a £1.5 million cash deal.

Fluid Dynamics at WEFTEC Fluid Dynamics at WEFTEC

Fluid Dynamics will be highlighting its dynaBLEND liquid polymer dilution/feed system.

Michael Smith engineers leak-free turbine pumps Michael Smith engineers leak-free turbine pumps

Pump specialists Michael Smith Engineers offer magnetically-driven regenerative turbine pumps for low-flow / high-head applications where zero leakage is required

BOLA-TEK announcement BOLA-TEK announcement

BOLA-TEK produces industrial valves: gate/ globe/ check/ strainer – investment casting

World Pumps features women in engineering World Pumps features women in engineering

World Pumps October issue has the first of series of features promoting women in engineering.

Zenit's UNIQA submersible electric pumps Zenit's UNIQA submersible electric pumps

Zenit presents the new range of high efficiency submersible electric pumps

August’s top 3 business news stories - Gardner Denver, China and ClydeUnion

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