News for February 2015

News Archive

SPX adds value to core product line SPX adds value to core product line

SPX has announced that it has cut the delivery time for one of its ClydeUnion branded pumps.

Taco expands monitoring for HVAC applications

Taco has expanded its remote sensing technology for its SelfSensing range of pumps used in building HVAC systems.

Grundfos extends its medium-sized SP range Grundfos extends its medium-sized SP range

Grundfos has launched an extended range of medium-sized SP submersible groundwater pumps.

Xylem to showcase product range at ISH Xylem to showcase product range at ISH

Water technology firm Xylem is to demonstrate a wide range of products at an upcoming trade fair.

Weir launches vertical turbine slurry pump

A new vertical turbine slurry pump has been unveiled by Weir Minerals Floway Pumps.

PSG trio to display at Anuga FoodTec PSG trio to display at Anuga FoodTec

Major products from three brands in the PSG stable are to go on show at the Anuga FoodTec trade fair in Germany.

Haskel wins gas booster system contract Haskel wins gas booster system contract

A Haskel-designed gas booster system will be incorporated into a complete fast response unit being built by the Norwegian subsidiary of Oceaneering to quickly shut down subsea oilfield leaks.

3i invests in Aspen Pumps

3i Group plc is investing in UK condensate removal pump manufacturer Aspen Pumps, in a £105 million deal with private equity firm Inflexion.

HVAC control system launched by Armstrong

A new integrated plant control system designed to boost energy savings in building chiller systems has been introduced by Armstrong Fluid Technology.

ITT Goulds Pumps seeks nominations for Heart of Industry and Pulse of Industry awards

ITT Corp’s Goulds Pumps is now accepting nominations for the annual Heart of Industry Award and the Pulse of Industry Honor Roll.

Packo launches new energy saving pump Packo launches new energy saving pump

A new pump targeted at the food and beverage industry has been launched.

New bushings launched for aircraft fuel pumps New bushings launched for aircraft fuel pumps

New bushings designed for use in aviation fuel pumps have been unveiled by the Metallized Carbon Corporation (MCC).

SPX unveils new pump for hygienic applications SPX unveils new pump for hygienic applications

Food processing specialist SPX has launched a new pump aimed at hygienic applications.

Global exhibitors set for African trade fair

Exhibitors from Turkey, China and India have signed up to a major trade fair in Africa.

Flowserve CFO departs

Michael Taff, Flowserve Corp’s senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), will be leaving the company at the end of March 2015.

Last chance to vote at Pump Industry Awards

A final rallying call for votes at the 2015 Pump Industry Awards has been made.

John Crane invests in ASEAN service facilities

John Crane has expanded its service super centre in Singapore and opened two facilities in Malaysia - a sales and service office in Kuala Lumpur and a service centre in Bintulu.

Golden celebration for Warren Rupp Golden celebration for Warren Rupp

Air-operated double diaphragm pump manufacturer Warren Rupp Inc is celebrating its 50th year in business.

Hybrid pump lined up for trade show Hybrid pump lined up for trade show

Fristam Pumpen is to showcase its new developed FPC pump series at a major trade show.

ITT valve honored with top innovation award

ITT has revealed that its Pure-Flo EnviZion valve has picked up a major award.

Coupled gear pump from Dickow Pumpen Coupled gear pump from Dickow Pumpen

New GML/GMB sealless magnetic coupled gear pumps to improve plant and personnel safety.

Pump appointments at Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco Portable Energy has appointed two new product marketing managers and an R&D manager to support its growing pump business.

Monitoring system launched by Colfax

A new intelligent pump monitoring system is being launched by Colfax Fluid Handling.

Compressor investment for major ceramic plant Compressor investment for major ceramic plant

Ceramic tableware producer Steelite International has installed two more Atlas Copco compressors at its site to meet increased demand for production plant compressed air.

Divergent signs 5-year service agreement for electric submersible pumps

Canada’s Divergent Energy Services Corp has entered into a five-year service agreement with a Calgary-based oil company to supply and install linear electric submersible pumps.

Indian solar pump company secures US$2mn credit facility

India’s Claro Energy has received a US$2 million credit facility from RBL Bank to scale up its solar pumping business.

Kaizen award for Kirloskar Ebara Pumps

Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd’s (KEPL) Kaizen practices have emerged a winner in the Confederation of Indian Industry’s 10th Kaizen Competition.

Trade show debut for Jung’s hopper pump Trade show debut for Jung’s hopper pump

Jung Process Systems is to showcase its new HYGHSPIN H hopper pump at a major food technology show.

Atlas Copco sells JC Carter cryogenic pump business

Atlas Copco has sold its JC Carter pump business to Nikkiso Cryo Inc.

Pulsation dampener cuts noise and vibration Pulsation dampener cuts noise and vibration

Flowrox has launched a new pulsation dampener designed to cut noise and vibration in the production pipeline.

Integrated diaphragm pump features compact design Integrated diaphragm pump features compact design

Quattroflow has launched a new diaphragm pump into its biotech and pharmaceutical range.

SPP pumps provide fire protection in Indonesia

SPP Pumps’ Fire Division has won contracts to supply fire pumps for two projects in Indonesia.

KBL heeds Prime Minister’s “Make in India” appeal

Global fluid management company Kirloskar Brothers (KBL) has launched a new pump entirely made in India.

Godwin Pump’s training scheme achieves IMechE accreditation

The monitored professional development training scheme (MPDS) being implemented at Xylem Inc’s Godwin Pump manufacturing site in Quenington, UK has secured a 3-year accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE),

Finalists unveiled at Pump Industry Awards

The finalists have been unveiled for the 2015 Pump Industry Awards.

Amarinth delivers variable speed pumps in 8 weeks

Centrifugal pump manufacturer Amarinth has supplied long-time customer Pura Foods with six variable speed pumps under an eight-week delivery schedule.

Ryan Herco Flow Solutions acquires GFI Stainless

Ryan Herco Flow Solutions has completed the acquisition of GFI Stainless, a distributor of stainless steel and special alloy fluid handling products including Waukesha Cherry-Burrell pumps and Optimum filters.

Xylem to launch Lowara e-series at Ecobuild show Xylem to launch Lowara e-series at Ecobuild show

The company says the Lowara e-series is capable of improving energy savings by as much as 23 per cent and exceeds the 2015 European Ecodesign requirements that came into effect on January 1.

Rotary vane vacuum pumps launched by KJLC

A new line of vacuum pumps has been introduced by the Kurt J. Lesker Company.

January's Top 3 Working With Water Research Trends

The following Research Trends were the most popular with visitors to the Working With Water website during January 2015.

PCM acquires Canadian oilfield equipment and rental company

Progressing cavity pump manufacturer PCM SA has acquired a 75% stake in AMIK Oilfield Equipment & Rentals based in Canada.

New training courses tailored to customers

Schaeffler UK has released its new technical training course programme for 2015.

New full stroke diaphragm aimed at hygiene market New full stroke diaphragm aimed at hygiene market

Wilden has announced the release of its new Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragm.

Three into one will go in multiple system Three into one will go in multiple system

Engineers at Wanner have designed a high flow rate skid that incorporates three of the company’s Hydra-Cell G35 pumps operating in parallel.

Hayward Tyler to supply 9 pumps for Royal Navy’s submarines

Hayward Tyler Group plc has won contracts worth more than £1.0 million to supply nine specialist pumps for deployment in the British Royal Navy’s Astute Class and Vanguard Class submarines.

SPP, Sulzer and Weir: January’s top 3 news stories on www.WorldPumps.com

SPP Pumps' R&D grant, Sulzer's 1000th pump delivery to Enbridge and the closure of five Weir plants were the most popular news stories on the World Pumps website last month.