News for February 2014

News Archive

INEOS looks to Amarinth for flare knock-out pumps INEOS looks to Amarinth for flare knock-out pumps

Suffolk-based manufacturer wins its first order from INEOS.

Caprari helps in Antarctic search for primeval life Caprari helps in Antarctic search for primeval life

Italian company's pumps used in British project delving beneath West Antarctic's ice sheet.

Hydrascan take delivery of custom-built high volume water jetting recycling lorries Hydrascan take delivery of custom-built high volume water jetting recycling lorries

Wiedemann & Reichhardt manufactured the vehicles.

'World's first brushless battery motor for pumps' will premiere at exhibition 'World's first brushless battery motor for pumps' will premiere at exhibition

Instrument won iF Product Design Award.

Former Siemens CEO proposed as new Sulzer chairman

Peter Löscher, the former CEO of Siemens AG, will be proposed as the new chairman of the Sulzer board of directors, at the Swiss engineering company’s annual general meeting on 20 March 2014.

Motor-mounted speed control system to debut at German show Motor-mounted speed control system to debut at German show

KSB showcases its new PumpDrive for the first time at April event.

Proserv acquires KRG Industries from Torishima Pump

Scottish energy production technology services company Proserv Group Inc has acquired UK-based KRG Industries from Japanese majority shareholder Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd.

Franklin Electric CEO to retire

R Scott Trumbull will retire from his role as chief executive officer (CEO) of Franklin Electric Co Inc on 2 May 2014.

Yuken Europe eyes further international expansion Yuken Europe eyes further international expansion

Business celebrates first anniversary of Czech Republic subsidiary.

Mechanical seal primary rings for sealing refrigerants and other low viscosity liquids launched Mechanical seal primary rings for sealing refrigerants and other low viscosity liquids launched

Metallized Carbon Corporation announces a new appointment too.

New 2” and 3” dimensionally interchangeable drop in bolted metallic pumps

Ohio-based Versa-Matic announces new product launch.

Kirloskar Brothers expands Authorised Refurbishment Centre network in India Kirloskar Brothers expands Authorised Refurbishment Centre network in India

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) has officially opened an Authorised Refurbishment Centre (ARC) in Bellary, Karnataka, India.

Wärtsilä pumps selected for North Sea FSU

Wärtsilä Corp has signed a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries to provide a range of pumping solutions for a new Floating Storage Unit (FSU) that will operate on the Mariner oilfield in the North Sea.

WEG sponsorship for Europump Conference in 2014 WEG sponsorship for Europump Conference in 2014

Control and automation manufacturer WEG to deliver paper to the Europump Conference which is to be held at St. Andrews in Scotland in May 2014.

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New large capacity turbomolecular vacuum pump 'maximises performance' New large capacity turbomolecular vacuum pump 'maximises performance'

Manufacturer Edwards claims that it improves gas flow capability and high temperature management to prevent powder deposition.

On show soon - a range of turbo molecular pumps with integrated drive electronics. On show soon - a range of turbo molecular pumps with integrated drive electronics.

New vacuum technology for the analytical market and R&D requirements.

Showcase for new intelligent pump drive Showcase for new intelligent pump drive

KSB unveil its PumpDrive Eco for the first time at this year's SHK and IFH trade fairs in Essen and Nuremberg,

LabTecta bearing protection range now ATEX certified LabTecta bearing protection range now ATEX certified

Aesseal reports are the world’s first bearing protectors to be certified to the latest harmonised EN standards and comply with ATEX directive 94/9EC.

Pump Solutions Group launches PSG TV

Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG) has launched its new PSG TV website at www.psgdover.com/psgtv.

Voith Hydro to provide pumps for Austrian pumped-storage projects

Voith Hydro has received new orders worth around €35 million to equip two pumped-storage plants in Austria.

2014 PIA Awards - final countdown to presentation evening

Book your place for 27 March, and cast your vote for your winners.

Amarinth supplies high pressure pumps for North Sea’s Alder platform

Amarinth has secured a £600 000 order from ConocoPhillips to design and manufacture API 610 OH2 separator recirculation pumps for the Britannia operated Alder platform in the North Sea.

FEDCO Singapore moves to PUB’s WaterHub

Fluid Equipment Development Co (FEDCO) has relocated its Singapore office to the national water agency PUB’s WaterHub.

Name change for ProMinent

Germany's ProMinent Dosiertechnik GmbH has changed its name to ProMinent GmbH.

Flowserve plays vital role at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Flowserve plays vital role at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

US company contribution of snow-making systems includes more than 20 Flowserve vertical turbine high-pressure pumps at Games venue.

Grundfos unveils 'ultra-efficient' pumps

Giant company improves pump motors to boost premium efficiency and intelligence.

3-A accreditation for new Flotronic pump

‘One-Nut’ ease of maintenance and electronic rupture protection secures accreditation.

Nominations for Heart of Industry Award and Pulse of Industry Honour Roll closing soon

End-of-month deadline for nominations to US-based achievement programme.

Bauer Gear helps compliance with new regs on electric motors Bauer Gear helps compliance with new regs on electric motors

German business looks to efficiency ratings.

Blog from Russia - update

Russian-Ukrainian alliance began joint construction of pumps for nuclear power plants

Pump Solutions Group appoints new director of marketing for the Americas

Carrie Halle has joined Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG) as director of marketing, Americas.

Kirloskar Brothers installs world’s largest water pumping system Kirloskar Brothers installs world’s largest water pumping system

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) has partnered with Tata Power to install the world’s largest circulating water pumping system at the 4000 MW Mundra UMPP (Ultra Modern Power Plant) in India.

GE forms new Downstream Technology Solutions business

GE Oil & Gas has launched its new Downstream Technology Solutions business to supply equipment and services more efficiently to the US$10 billion refining, petrochemical, industrial and distributed gas segments.

Gardner Denver grows aftermarket business with Conroe Plastics Molding acquisition

Gardner Denver Inc has acquired Conroe Plastics Molding Inc, a manufacturer of engineered seals, gaskets and specialty plastic components for pumps and rotating equipment used in the petroleum industry.

Water Environment Federation names new executive director

Dr Eileen O’Neill has been appointed executive director of the Water Environment Federation (WEF).

Sliding vane pumps aimed at efficient transfer of light shale crude oil Sliding vane pumps aimed at efficient transfer of light shale crude oil

Blackmer XL Series designed for purpose.

Eccentric disc pumps 'provide 80-90% product recovery rates' Eccentric disc pumps 'provide 80-90% product recovery rates'

Mouvex claims strong showing for its pumps In food and beverage applications.

Product focus - Verderflex Dura dosing pumps Product focus - Verderflex Dura dosing pumps

Paul Dale, marketing manager of Verderflex outlines the advantages of Dura 5 & Dura 7 HPLV high pressure low Volume dosing pumps.

Economic 'powerhouse' partners West African power and mining event Economic 'powerhouse' partners West African power and mining event

Interest from India adds to encouragement for show.

Parallel sensorless pump controller launched Parallel sensorless pump controller launched

Armstrong Fluid Technology unveils latest development.

Busch introduces its new Mink Busch introduces its new Mink

Company announces it has increased pumping speed.

Someflu wins €2.7mn pump order from phosphate industry

France’s Someflu SAS has secured a €2.7 million order to supply 72 corrosion resistant centrifugal plastic pumps for the phosphate industry.

Hydraulic Institute and PSM prepare for power plant course

Three-part course starts on February 20 and concludes on March 6

Rapid increase in exports of pumps to Kazakhstan

Our regular blog from Russia reports on the rise of oil well pumps in the face of the decline in prices for pumping systems in the country.

Sulzer to acquire majority stake in Saudi Pump Factory

Sulzer has signed an agreement to acquire a 75% interest in Saudi Pump Factory in a CHF33 million deal.

New CEO at Crane

Max Mitchell has succeeded Eric Fast, as planned, as chief executive officer of Crane Co.

January's top 3 business news stories – Grundfos and ITT

The following business stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website during January 2014.