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Pump Industry news, October 2014

Lord Robertson of Port Ellen is to retire as non-executive director and senior independent director of the Weir Group plc with effect from 31 January 2015.


Norwegian pump supplier Eureka Pumps AS has received a pump service contract from Eni Norge AS for the Goliat offshore production facility in the Barents S


Dover Corp’s Fluids Segment has realigned its pumps businesses into three separate operating companies - Pump Solutions, Finder and Maag.


Guest from the Middle East presented their solutions for Water Management and Industry.


The Chilean pump manufacturer Neptuno Pumps has launched its line of high pressure vertical turbine pumps (VTP).


Armstrong has announced that its Design Envelope pumps are available with single phase motors.


New Dutch B2B platform for the mechanical engineering industry


SPX Corp’s board of directors has approved a plan to spin-off its Flow business into a new standalone, publicly traded company.


KSB expands range of gate valves, globe valves and check valves using ANSI/ASME standards


A Hitachi Ltd and Veolia Environnement consortium and Egyptian engineering firm ArabCo have received an order from the Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and


Sealing specialist John Crane has made a number of investments in its Tianjin, China facility to meet the growing demand from energy services customers.


Amarinth’s recently opened Dubai office has secured an order to supply API 610 OH1 and VS4 self-priming pumps for the Abu Dhabi International Airport (ADIA


SKF offers increased range of customized lubrication solutions and services through its SKF and Lincoln brands.


Abrasiveness of acidic food waste is causing problems for AD operators hampered by repeated clogging and blockages.


Almatec announces CXR series AODD pumps for numerous low- to medium-duty applications


Verderflex peristaltic pumps replaces mag drive pumps in water treatment to prevent scaling in the pipework.


Friatec AG’s Rheinhütte Pumpen is to supply 85 complete pump units for a fertiliser plant in Saudi Arabia.


A Patterson-UTI Energy Inc subsidiary has completed the acquisition of the Texas-based pressure pumping assets of a privately held company.


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SPP Pumps will be sponsoring the Environmental Contribution of the Year category at this year’s Pump Industry Awards.


Xylem Inc is to supply Flygt propeller pumps to two pumping stations in metropolitan Manila in the Philippines.


Super duplex APE Pumps' split-case machines bring muscle to abalone farm.


GEA is looking to deliver 4–6% average annual organic growth in sales to 2020, and operating EBIT margin of 13–16% from 2017 once the full benefits of the


Mono progressive cavity pumps have been selected for a project in Sweden.


Hertz Equipment Rental Corp (HERC) has launched in Panama City, to serve Panama’s construction, industrial, and government sectors.


ARPRO material solution has been chosen for a new domestic heat pump product.


NOV Mono’s InviziQ pressure sewer system (PSS) has been a success on a major housing project in New South Wales, Australia.


US private investment firm Knox Capital Holdings LLC has become a significant shareholder of electric submersible pump producer Stancor Inc.


The Weir Group plc is acquiring Trio Engineered Products, a Chinese-American manufacturer of crushing and separation equipment for the mining and aggregate


High efficiency Evosta circulators from DAB Pumps meet European 2013 and 2015 legislation.


Carbon-graphite brushings provide sufficient lubrication for drive and idler gear shaft.


Kelly McAndrew has joined Xylem Inc as vice president of global public affairs.


GE introduces Vector Plus variable speed drive for electric submersible pumps.


Christian Kruse is joining Wilo SE as the new head of sales in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH region) with effect from 17 November 2014.


Dave Brockway of Intelliquip offers some practical advice when selling


Caprari now offers its Desert line range for extreme applications.


Hydraulic submersible pumps save significant operational costs.


Four-time PIA winner sponsors the Supplier of the year award.


BIOSTAT A is a professional entry-level solution to cell culture and microbial fermentation.


RMI Pressure Systems has increased its support of the Chinese mining market by achieving a five year mining approval certificate for its complete product r


Hayward Tyler Group plc has secured a series of contracts in the nuclear and conventional energy markets during September which together are worth more tha


SPP is supporting a team which has raised more than £2,000 for the Forest of Dean Children’s Opportunity Centre.


NOV Mono’s approach to commerce and product development has earned them a prominent business award in Australia.


Italian pump manufacturer Etatron DS has appointed Tomlinson Hall Ltd as UK distributor for its range of dosing pumps for the process industry.


DoE allocates $25 Million to support research and development of concentrating solar power.


Rule brand LoPro brings pumping power to tight spaces.


Southlake Equity Group has sold the machining and fabrication company Waples Manufacturing Inc to an investor group led by Banyan Investment Partners.


Torishima has received an order for four high pressure and four low pressure feedwater pumps from Spain’s ABENCOR for a PEMEX cogeneration power plant near


EBARA Corporation has won the Best Partner Award from GS Engineering & Construction Corporation.


Universal Parts for progressing cavity pumps has increased by a huge margin.


Norway’s Eureka Pumps has strengthened its international activities with a new sales office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Alfa Laval is to supply Framo water pumping systems to an offshore oil drilling platform that will be located east of Newfoundland.


The AURA 220 gas seal is the first to be unveiled under the brand name AURA.


SPX Corp has secured a contract worth more than US$10 million from a global producer of infant formula to expand its drying plant in India.


Dover Corp has acquired Accelerated Companies LLC, a supplier of artificial lift and fluid handling solutions for oil & gas production markets, in a deal v


Progressing cavity pump ensures Welsh plant can provide quality treated sewage under any flow conditions.


Swiss engineering group Sulzer has completed the acquisitions of Advanced Separation Co (ASCOM) BV and ProLabNL BV.


A solar-powered pump from NOV Mono, Xylem's new pump adaptor, and Søren Sørensen's decision to leave Grundfos were the most popular breaking stories on the


Xylem demonstrated Flygt cloud-based SCADA monitoring and control wastewater system at WEFTEC


FlexPumpER technology offers an increased operating range.


Brazilian rotary gear pump manufacturer RZR Bombas Positivas has recently supplied 30 mid-sized internal gear pumps to feed fuel oil burners for a cooking


Morgan seal components and bearings are designed for use in extreme environments.


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