News for December 2013

News Archive

Astronauts finalise pump problem in space on Christmas Eve Astronauts finalise pump problem in space on Christmas Eve

And spacewalking astronaut Mike Hopkins takes the ultimate 'selfie'.

New article download: How to make the most of the Chinese pump market New article download: How to make the most of the Chinese pump market

China’s plan to move 250 million rural residents into new urban areas over the next few years means that pumps used in the power generation and water & wastewater treatment sectors will be in high demand.

Increased number of international participants at PCV exhibition

Over 320 companies from 22 countries worldwide attended, presenting pipe valves, actuators, industrial pumps and systems.

Thompson Pump employee recognised for Lifetime Achievement in Manufacturing Thompson Pump employee recognised for Lifetime Achievement in Manufacturing

Dale Conway awarded the Value-added Manufacturing Alliance (VMA) ‘Manny’ Award.

Busch emphasises Dolphin advantages Busch emphasises Dolphin advantages

Company highlighting its liquid ring vacuum pumps.

World Pumps - blog from Russia

Vlasidav Vorotnikov writes that Russia is exporting oil pumps to Mexico

DXP Enterprises to buy B27 LLC

DXP Enterprises Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire pump distributor and remanufacturer B27 LLC in a US$285 million deal.

BakerCorp expands filtration operations with Kaselco acquisition

BakerCorp International has bought Kaselco LLC, a privately-held manufacturer and provider of water treatment solution systems based in Shiner, Texas, USA.

Grundfos president Carsten Bjerg resigns Grundfos president Carsten Bjerg resigns

Grundfos Group president Carsten Bjerg has agreed to step down after six years in the role.

Rheinhütte delivers 63 pumps to Saudi Arabia's Sadara chemical complex Rheinhütte delivers 63 pumps to Saudi Arabia's Sadara chemical complex

Friatec AG’s Rheinhütte Pumpen is supplying 63 pumps to the Sadara chemical complex in Jubail Industrial City II, Saudi Arabia, under an order valued at more than €2.8 million.

Flowserve acquires Innomag

Flowserve Corp has bought Innovative Mag-Drive LLC (Innomag), a US manufacturer of advanced sealless magnetic drive centrifugal pumps used mainly in the chemical and general industries.

Xylem moves to new HQ

Xylem Inc has relocated its corporate headquarters from White Plains to Rye Brook, in New York state.

Test your pumps knowledge against thousands of others

ITT’s Goulds Pumps brand hosts third annual World of Pumps Quiz.

MIRUS claims launch of first passive harmonic filter that outperforms an active filter

Efficiency gains of at least 2% reports Canadian technology business

Edwards' vacuum pumps bring benefits to Korean coating OEM Edwards' vacuum pumps bring benefits to Korean coating OEM

Crawley-based UK in Asian success

Pentair to establish manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia

Pentair Ltd has signed a term sheet with the Ali Abdullah Al Tamimi Co to set up a manufacturing and service facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Grundfos Pumps chosen for Efficiency Vermont’s high-performance pump rebate scheme

Initiative provides financial incentives for commercial and residential installations of Alpha and Magna.

Chinese pump market report Chinese pump market report

A look at some of the potential pitfalls for the Chinese pump market will appear in the January edition of World Pumps

World Pumps' Top-3 from last week World Pumps' Top-3 from last week

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Tamil Nadu city plays host to twin show

India's IPVS and Techno4 successfully staged.

China's water pumps market to reach US$14bn by 2018 says report

Rapid industrialisation, increasing government initiatives and agricultural developments will all contribute to growth says TechSci Research.

Grundfos instrumental in Danish effort to extract phosphorus from wastewater project Grundfos instrumental in Danish effort to extract phosphorus from wastewater project

Denmark's environment minister opens Aarhus project.

Goulds Pumps kicks off 3rd annual World of Pumps Quiz

Goulds Pumps’ third annual World of Pumps Quiz is underway, running for 20 weeks until midnight on 30 March 2014.

Valin merges with Lang Engineering

Valin Corp has added an expanded selection of pumps, filters and refueling equipment to its portfolio of products and services, by merging with Lang Engineering Equipment Co.

Andritz to provide pumps for Chinese offshore drilling platforms Andritz to provide pumps for Chinese offshore drilling platforms

Andritz has secured an order from two Chinese shipyards - Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, Shanghai, and China Merchants Heavy Industry, Shenzhen - to supply 12 submersible motor pumps for use on jack-up rigs.

Indutrade extends CEO’s contract

Indutrade’s board of directors has extended chief executive officer (CEO) Johnny Alvarsson’s contract by two years, until the Swedish company’s Annual General Meeting in 2017.

Wilo reopens in Dubai Wilo reopens in Dubai

Wilo has reopened its offices, showroom and warehouse in Jebal Ali Free zone, Dubai, after renovations and applying the new Wilo corporate design and logo.

November's Top 3 Product News stories on www.worldpumps.com

Top three included news from Desmi, SKF and Dab Pumps

Chemical giant turns to DESMI for solution

Huntsman Holland goes with experience.

Alldates manager joins Greenville

Trevor Edwards now with Danfoss competence centre.

Australian control valve specialist celebrates 50 years and export success

Adelaide, Australia-based valve manufacturer Maric Flow Control is celebrating its 50th birthday with record sales and exports.

Last chance to book your 2013 MDS tour place Last chance to book your 2013 MDS tour place

Energy and how to save it debated in latest MDS roadshow – plans for 2014 tour already underway.

Hydraulic Institute 2014 Annual Meeting: Registration now open

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) will host its 2014 Annual Meeting at the Wigwam in Litchfield Park, Arizona from 6-11 February 2014.

Less space and more power for new Micropump drives Less space and more power for new Micropump drives

'All-new' electromagnetic brushless DC motors for range of magnet drive pumps.

SKF Laser Vibrometer offers non-contact vibration measurement SKF Laser Vibrometer offers non-contact vibration measurement

A non-contact vibration sensor offers new monitoring options to engineers fora range of applications, including fans, electric motors, pumps and household appliances.

Caprari boosts its service commitment Caprari boosts its service commitment

The Italian company introduces new structure to further help its customers.

November's top 3 business news stories - Sulzer, SPX, ClydeUnion and SPP

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