News for March 2014

News Archive

IFAT - Colfax IFAT - Colfax

Colfax Fluid Handling will present a new stator material at the IFAT trade fair in Munich in May.

Senior LEGO executive to become new CEO and president of Grundfos Senior LEGO executive to become new CEO and president of Grundfos

LEGO Group’s chief marketing officer and executive vice president Mads Nipper has been named as the new CEO and group president of Danish pump company Grundfos.

Busch launches new service offering at FoodEx Busch launches new service offering at FoodEx

Vacuum pump and overpressure blower manufacturer Busch (UK) launched its new Warranty Plus scheme at FoodEx 2014.

Putzmeister expands in Mexico

Concrete pump specialist Putzmeister America Inc has set up Putzmeister Mexico, with plans for a manufacturing plant in Monterrey.

Successful start ups for Andritz pumps on North Sea drilling platforms

The six submersible motor pumps that Andritz supplied last year to Jurong Shipyard, Singapore, have been started up successfully on two drilling platforms in the North Sea.

Hayward Tyler joins nuclear support programme

Hayward Tyler has been accepted onto the Civil Nuclear Sharing in Growth Programme (CNSIG).

Hydraulic Institute elects new board of directors and officers

Grundfos USA president Dennis Wierzbicki has been elected chairman of the Hydraulic Institute’s (HI) 2014–2015 board of directors.

And the winners are ...

We reveal the companies and individuals who had reason to celebrate at last night's Pump Industry Awards.

'Pump Genius' Software launched

WEG reveals new pumping control software and promises UK demonstration next month

New segment structure for Dover

Dover has realigned its businesses into a new segment structure organized around its key end-markets to better focus on growth strategies.

Jacketed tube connector protects tubing Jacketed tube connector protects tubing

New design safeguards against environmental ingress in the chemical, petrochemical, oil, gas and pulp industries.

IFAT 2014 - Vogelsang IFAT 2014 - Vogelsang

Vogelsang to attend IFAT 2014 in May as reliable pumping and maceration specialist

Metering pump technologies for ACE14 Metering pump technologies for ACE14

Neptune Chemical Pump Co., will be exhibiting its metering pump technologies in Booth 2253 at the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE14) and held June 8-11 in Boston, MA.

Trebor celebrates 35 years in semiconductors

2014 marks Trebor International’s 35th year of business in the semiconductor industry.

Pump Industry Award winners announced this week

Nominated companies attend glittering ceremony.

Loescher elected Sulzer chairman Loescher elected Sulzer chairman

The former Siemens AG chief executive Peter Loescher has been elected as the new chairman of Sulzer.

Hertz to spin off equipment rental business

The Hertz Corp is to separate its equipment and car rental businesses into two independent, publicly traded companies.

Xylem joins US Water Partnership

Xylem Inc has joined the US Water Partnership (USWP), a public-private initiative that seeks to mobilise US-based knowledge, expertise and resources to improve water security around the world.

Lewa signs framework agreement with BP

Lewa GmbH has secured a five year global framework agreement with BP to supply chemical injection packages for the oil and gas company's global projects organisation.

German DENEFF corporate initiative awards KSB energy prize German DENEFF corporate initiative awards KSB energy prize

KSB's SuPremE synchronous reluctance motor wins the title of most impressive innovation in energy efficiency.

Intelligent pump solutions

The role of intelligent pump solutions in the water industry is the focus of two ABB talks to be given at this years’ Pump Centre Conference

AEGPL Congress - Blackmer AEGPL Congress - Blackmer

AEGPL Congress 2014 will bring together European and global LPG leaders to discuss the latest opportunities and issues facing the industry.

Grundfos pumps save Birds Eye £9K annually

Frozen food name called in company's 'energy team'

Latest release from Rovatti Pompe

Rovatti Pompe's new stainless steel electric borehole pumps go deeper than ever.

IFAT 2014 - KSB IFAT 2014 - KSB

IFAT 2014 - KSB presents full-range of pumps and systems for water transport and treatment, drainage as well as wastewater transport and treatment.

Yuken Europe drives at maritime sector growth Yuken Europe drives at maritime sector growth

New ferry operator contracts for the UK-based business.

Xylem highlights its mining sector intentions Xylem highlights its mining sector intentions

Global company attends Indian event.

ProMinent at Hannover Messe trade fair April 7 - 11 2014 ProMinent at Hannover Messe trade fair April 7 - 11 2014

ProMinent will present its Sigma motor-driven metering pump range at Hannover Messe, hall 15, stand G43

Loeffler leaves Evoqua Water Technologies

Dr Lukas Loeffler, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Evoqua Water Technologies, has left the company.

Poole & Kent awarded Miami pump station construction contract

EMCOR Group Inc subsidiary Poole & Kent Co of Florida is to construct Miami Dade County’s Master Pump Station No 3 in Miami, Florida.

Anchor Pumps launches Malta and Cyprus websites with plan for more.

UK-based 'Anchor Pumps' has launched a multi-stores website, targeting customers in Malta and Cyprus.

Grundfos 2013 turnover up 2.9%

The Grundfos Group saw turnover increase 2.9% in 2013 to DKK23.3 billion, up from 2012’s DKK22.6 billion.

National Oilwell Varco changes reporting segments

National Oilwell Varco Inc is reorganising into four financial reporting segments from 1 April 2014.

Flowserve expands Coimbatore pump manufacturing facility

Flowserve has officially opened its expanded state-of-the-art pump manufacturing plant in Coimbatore, India.

Robolux Valves now Part of Bürkert’s ELEMENT Product Robolux Valves now Part of Bürkert’s ELEMENT Product

Robolux multiport valves can be combined with Bürkert’s ELEMENT-Series of control heads as part of a decentralized automation of hygienic processes.

Gears solutions business centralises team and rebrands

IG Watteeuw becomes IGW and sales and marketing team simplified.

WEG premieres IE5 permanent-magnet motor at the Hannover fair WEG premieres IE5 permanent-magnet motor at the Hannover fair

At the Hannover fair this year, WEG is premiering its IE5 permanent-magnet motor

Peristaltic pumps for pumping concrete-fibreglass mixture Peristaltic pumps for pumping concrete-fibreglass mixture

Pumping concrete is not easy, but one company has come up with a solution

Armstrong Fluid Technology unveils pump selection software Armstrong Fluid Technology unveils pump selection software

Armstrong Fluid Technology has unveiled an pump selection software programme that provides user experience on multiple devices and platforms.

SKF launches a portable infrared thermometer

SKF has launched the SKF TKTL 40 – a portable infrared thermometer that records temperature, together with photo or video.

Pentair forms JV in Abu Dhabi

Pentair Ltd and Abu Dhabi’s International Development Company (IDC) are to set up a joint venture to strengthen their local presence to service valve, actuator and industrial equipment in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.

BPMA selects St Andrews, Scotland, for Europump Annual Meeting, May 22-24 2014 BPMA selects St Andrews, Scotland, for Europump Annual Meeting, May 22-24 2014

Three day meeting brings together pump industry ‘heads’ from around Europe and the USA.

Refurbishment for 30-year-old cooling water pumps Refurbishment for 30-year-old cooling water pumps

A South African power station's concrete volute cooling water recirculation pumps have been refurbished after 30 years.

Lewa secures its largest ever order Lewa secures its largest ever order

Lewa GmbH is to supply 40 process diaphragm pumps for the development of two huge offshore gas fields in the Persian Gulf.

Weir Minerals extends its service centre network

Weir Minerals Europe is adding three new service centres to its existing Europe-wide network during 2014.

United Rentals expands in pump rental with National Pump acquisition

United Rentals Inc is to buy the North American pump rental company National Pump in a US$780 million deal.

Daikin Europe’s VRV R-22 replacement and water cooled VRV ranges upgraded Daikin Europe’s VRV R-22 replacement and water cooled VRV ranges upgraded

Daikin’s VRV Q heat pump replacement system, which enables R-22 system replacement, and its water cooled VRV-W series for taller buildings and geothermal applications, both incorporate the latest VRV IV technology.

Book your place now for the Pump Industry Awards

Don’t delay to secure your presence before it’s too late.

WAPS to showcase its products and services at WAMPEX 2014

West Africa Pumping Services looking to event to 'increase end-user awareness'.

Flowserve to supply pumps for Shell project off the coast of Malaysia

Flowserve Corp is to provide custom-designed water injection and liquid transfer pumps for Sabah Shell Petroleum Co’s Malikai oilfield project, which is located 110 km off the coast of Sabah, Malaysia.

WEG W22Xd flameproof motor is now fully Ex certified for the global market WEG W22Xd flameproof motor is now fully Ex certified for the global market

Europump sponsor WEG's latest flameproof motor now meets worldwide standards and is certified to meet European ATEX and International IECEx requirements.

Massive energy saving at wastewater treatment plant

Xylem says that it has reduced the energy consumption of a wastewater treatment plant in Italy by 65%

Open water heat pump filtration system wins prestigious prize Open water heat pump filtration system wins prestigious prize

Kingston Heights development project recognised at Climate Week Awards.

Crane ChemPharma & Energy launches the next generation of DEPA DH air operated diaphragm pumps Crane ChemPharma & Energy launches the next generation of DEPA DH air operated diaphragm pumps

Crane ChemPharma & Energy DEPA DH aluminium housing AODD pumps aimed to be suitable for industrial applications worldwide.

Armstrong Fluid Technology appoints sales director Armstrong Fluid Technology appoints sales director

Swiss national Alex Brunner steps into the role.

Your chance to view our webinar on ultrafiltration

An opportunity to watch again this 60-minute special programme.

IFAT highlights its 2014 programmes

Country and theme specials are the main attractions

Xylem names its new president and chief executive officer

New boss is 49 years old and arrives from Harsco Corporation.

Operating costs win out against higher investment costs Operating costs win out against higher investment costs

Wiegand design gets orders because of the company's more favourable operating costs - despite their higher investment costs.

STS series submersible turbines introduced

Franklin Electric launches new products.