News for October 2013

News Archive

ECWATECH 2014 – dates confirmed ECWATECH 2014 – dates confirmed

Early June gathering for the biannual water and wastewater technology exhibition and conference in Moscow.

WEFTEC-launched system controls offers 'impressive functionality and ease of use' WEFTEC-launched system controls offers 'impressive functionality and ease of use'

Smith & Loveless introduces its Quicksmart

Record numbers attend WEFTEC

Conference celebrates largest event in its 86-year history

Mag-Drive pumps 'solve semiconductor waste problem' Mag-Drive pumps 'solve semiconductor waste problem'

Michael Smith Engineers helps a leading electronics manufacturer to achieve reduced downtime and repair costs.

New EMS-RV soft-starter for HVAC applications New EMS-RV soft-starter for HVAC applications

Franklin Control Systems' extension of the technology of the EMS motor starter features 'cutting-edge protection and monitoring'.

Nominate now for the Pump Industry Awards 2014

November nomination deadline looms

Early warning for plant operators with oil monitoring system Early warning for plant operators with oil monitoring system

Schaeffler’s FAG Wear Debris Check indicates damage or wear to bearings, cages and gears within a gearbox.

Busch rises to cheese challenge Busch rises to cheese challenge

Vacuum pump manufacturer supplies equipment to leading UK dairy and non-dairy ingredients specialist

DESMI expands in Chesapeake

DESMI Inc has invested US$1.9 million in an expansion of its assembly and manufacturing operation in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA.

Trebor International appoints new general manager

IDEX Corp’s Trebor International has promoted Kelly Davis to general manager.

Xylem partners with Mekorot’s WaTech

Xylem Inc has signed a cooperation agreement with WaTech, the technological development centre of Mekorot, Israel’s national water company, to evaluate new water technologies and accelerate the commercialization of products and services.

Sulzer Pumps buys Finnish seal manufacturer Tartek

Sulzer Pumps has acquired Tartek Oy, a family-owned mechanical seal manufacturer based in Rauma, Finland.

Pentair opens Eastern European hub in Moscow

Pentair has opened a new strategic hub in Moscow, Russia.

Schlumberger to supply ESPs for Indian wells

Schlumberger Artificial Lift has won a US$15 million electric submersible pump (ESP) contract from Cairn India Ltd.

Sixth generation gives up to 50% higher performance

Maag Pumps Systems introduces its sixth generation series of pumps.

Upgraded range includes new coupling system

Caprari has extended its MEC-MG flanged pumps series.

Dickow delivers magnetic coupled pumps for SADARA chemical complex

Dickow Pumpen KG has received a number of orders to supply 164 magnetic coupled pumps for the SADARA chemical complex in Saudi Arabia.

Grundfos supports Solar Decathlon entry with pump donations

Giant pump manufacturer donates three energy-efficient circulators to Team Ontario.

MDS launches UK tour in Scotland

Next event is on 23 October.

'Double-digit million Euro order' for uranium enrichment secured 'Double-digit million Euro order' for uranium enrichment secured

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum announces vacuum technology deal with global manufacturer of uranium centrifuges for nuclear power facilities.

Hundreds of Tsurumi pumps in use at Swedish power project Hundreds of Tsurumi pumps in use at Swedish power project

A staggering 650 Tsurumi pumps are at work on one of Sweden’s biggest power projects.

Gain remote control of a pumping installation

Grundfos system boasts wireless remote control and monitoring of pumping installations 'anywhere, anytime'.

Amarinth wins further pump order in Iraq

Centrifugal pump specialist Amarinth is to supply a further eight API 610 OH2 A-Series pumps to the Zubair Initial Production Facility in Iraq.

Schrock to retire from Pentair

Pentair Ltd president and chief operating officer Michael Schrock is planning to retire at the end of the year.

Advantages of High Pressure Cooling with Hydra-Cell Advantages of High Pressure Cooling with Hydra-Cell

Wanner International provides a solution to reliability.

Engineering 'Inspiration' bursaries offered

Women's Engineering Society offers 17 sponsored student places for its 2013 student conference.

WEG to host Motor Driven Systems Conference WEG to host Motor Driven Systems Conference

UK Drive technology specialist prepares for next month's Motor Driven Systems (MDS) Conference roadshow event to be held at its Redditch facility

Plant supplies 92 pumps to REPSOL for giant Spanish refinery

Ruhrpumpen's Tulsa, US facility responded to Cartagena Industrial Refinery expansion

New energy efficient closed-vessel UV system for wastewater disinfection and reuse unveiled New energy efficient closed-vessel UV system for wastewater disinfection and reuse unveiled

Xylem chooses WEFTEC to launch WEDECO LBXe 850 and 1500

BPMA unveil its 'Scotland 2014' site

Europump delegates will travel to St Andrews resort next year for annual meeting

Colfax adds active valve control option

Addition to the company's Smart Technology CM-100 Series of 'intelligent' sea water cooling system controller.

Grundfos introductions at WEFTEC

Kansas-based company showcased packaged lift station, KPL axial-flow pumps and dosing tank station

Xylem looks to 'next generation' intelligent pump station controller

Claims it can reduce energy consumption by up to 35%

Busch introduces 'Trade In, Trade Up' scheme Busch introduces 'Trade In, Trade Up' scheme

UK arm of global group for vacuum and low pressure pumps launches 'limited edition prices' for new model

Ruhrpumpen supplies turbo pumps for Iraqi pipeline Ruhrpumpen supplies turbo pumps for Iraqi pipeline

Ruhrpumpen has delivered two turbo pumps for a crude oil pumping station in Habaniya, Iraq.

ITT’s new South Korean plant will build and test Goulds pumps

ITT Corp has officially opened a new US$34 million pump manufacturing facility in Chungcheongbuk-do county in South Korea.

SPP Pumps partners with SKF Bearings

SPP Pumps has entered into a global strategic partnership with SKF Bearings, which will see all five of the pump company’s UK Service Centres receive official certification as an SKF Certified Rebuilder of Pumps.

Xylem appoints new MD for India

Xylem Inc has appointed H Balasubramaniam (Bala) as the company’s new managing director in India.

KSB equips EUROPA 2 cruise ship with pumps and valves KSB equips EUROPA 2 cruise ship with pumps and valves

The KSB Group has supplied 70 pumps and around 700 butterfly valves for the new cruise ship EUROPA 2 operated by Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.

ABB unveils its ACQ550 variable speed AC drive ABB unveils its ACQ550 variable speed AC drive

Launch takes place during WEFTEC 2013

Free App offers hydraulic estimation tools

New tool makes field calculations faster and easier says supplier

Call for nominations to the 2014 Pump Industry Awards

Winners will be announced in March next year

Latest dewatering pump launched by Xylem Latest dewatering pump launched by Xylem

Flygt BIBO range is modelled on the popular Flygt BIBO pump introduced in the 1960s

Edwards shareholders approve acquisition by Atlas Copco

A majority of Edwards Group Ltd shareholders have approved the merger agreement that will see Atlas Copco acquire the vacuum pump manufacturer.

Xylem to supply pumps for Singapore mass transit project

Xylem Inc has won a S$8.2 million (US$6.5 million) equipment and service contract with the Singapore Land Transport Authority for the island's Downtown Line Mass Rapid Transit project.

Grundfos appoints new CEO for North America Grundfos appoints new CEO for North America

Grundfos has named Duncan Cooper as president and CEO of the company’s North American region.

Torishima pumps selected for Chilean power project

Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd has received an order from Posco Engineering & Construction Co Ltd to supply 14 pumps for the Cochrane Thermoelectric Power Plant in Chile.

September's top 3 business news stories - Xylem, Pentair and Grundfos

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

Latest blog posts from Russia

Russia's largest oil producer goes public and survery recognises Hermetic_Pumpen are best manufacturer of oil pumps in Russia

Is your metering diaphragm pump having self-priming problems? Is your metering diaphragm pump having self-priming problems?

Verderflex claims a 'simple and 100% interchangeable alternative'

Close Coupled Process pump series launched Close Coupled Process pump series launched

Sulzer promises means low life cycle costs and lighter environmental footprint from AHLSTAR range

Dairy Crest extols vacuum pump manufacturer Dairy Crest extols vacuum pump manufacturer

Busch provides comprehensive service package to one of UK's best-known dairy products

Valvestock launches industrial pumps offer Valvestock launches industrial pumps offer

UK-based business appoint Andy Walsh to lead new offer which sees “huge opportunities“

Deadline for preferential stand space at ACHEMA 2015 nears

Prospective exhibitors alerted for Frankfurt show

Weir Minerals secures dewatering pontoon and pump order from German mining company Weir Minerals secures dewatering pontoon and pump order from German mining company

Weir Minerals has received an order for the two largest pontoon-mounted dewatering systems it has ever sold in Europe from German mining company Dorfner.

Wilo USA launches Guaranteed Pump Shipment program

Wilo USA is guaranteeing delivery of select pumps in 10 business days or less.

Torishima wins Saudi pump order

Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd is supplying 15 potable water transmission pumps to the Ministry of Water and Electricity in Saudi Arabia.

Schwarzer makes product enhancements Schwarzer makes product enhancements

German company's rotary vane pump SP 135FZ upgraded