News for April 2015

News Archive

Fristam Pumpen – ACHEMA Fristam Pumpen – ACHEMA

At this year’s ACHEMA in Frankfurt, Fristam Pumpen showcases for the first time a series of magnetically coupled pumps.

Verderflex hose pump in material separation Verderflex hose pump in material separation

Recycling of cars made green & cleaner with Verderflex peristaltic pumps.

Cat Pumps' valve support Cat Pumps' valve support

Super duplex pressure regulator valve for oil industry offshore reverse osmosis package.

Flowserve names new chief financial officer

Karyn Ovelmen is joining Flowserve Corp as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 1 June 2015.

Thomas advanced diaphragm pump 1610 Thomas advanced diaphragm pump 1610

Low sound with Gardner Denver Thomas 1610 pump.

BPMA 75th anniversary

The British Pump Manufacturers' Association (BPMA) announces its 75th anniversary in 2016

Grundfos and Samsung C&T extend collaboration

Grundfos and South Korean construction company Samsung C&T have signed a Global Partnership Agreement (GPA) that will make it easier for the two companies to collaborate globally.

Roper Industries changes name to Roper Technologies

Roper Industries Inc has changed its corporate name to Roper Technologies Inc to reflect its transformation over recent years into a diversified technology company.

KSB - ACHEMAupdate KSB - ACHEMAupdate

New canned motor pumps for chemical and process engineering applications.

Chesterton expands in Massachusetts

Sealing specialist AW Chesterton Co has broken ground on a major expansion project at its Groveland facility in Massachusetts, USA.

New CEO for Energy Recovery

Energy Recovery Inc has appointed its chief financial officer Joel Gay as the company's new CEO.

Milton Roy featured on ‘World’s Greatest!’ tv show

Mertering pump manufacturer Milton Roy has been profiled on the “World’s Greatest!” technology television program.

Grundfos appoints Asia Pacific regional director

Hasan Avci is to head up Grundfos’s strategy, commercial excellence and marketing functions in the Asia Pacific region.


Oil and gas equipment specialist NOV will be showcasing a new impeller at a major trade fair.

IDEX adds Novotema to Sealing Solutions group

IDEX Corp is acquiring Novotema SpA, an Italian manufacturer of specialty sealing solutions for use in the building products, gas control, transportation, industrial and water markets.

Xylem's interactive dewatering web platform Xylem's interactive dewatering web platform

Xylem unveils new interactive dewatering web platform for an improved customer experience.

Metcar unveils new rotary vane range Metcar unveils new rotary vane range

Metallized Carbon Corporation has launched a range of custom vanes, rotors and end plates for use in rotary vane pumps.

DESMI delivers solid growth in 2014

Denmark's DESMI A/S posted a 13% increase in 2014 turnover to DKK908 million, while profit after tax was up almost 34% to DKK46.3 million.

Lewa secures OHSAS certification

Lewa GmbH has been certified by the TÜV (German Technical Inspection Association) to the occupational health and safety standard OHSAS 18001:2007.

Test shows Quattroflow cuts particle contamination Test shows Quattroflow cuts particle contamination

A test commissioned by Quattroflow show its single-use quaternary diaphragm pumps can help eliminate particle contamination in biopharmaceutical applications.

Aker Solutions and Fjords Processing form separation technology alliance

Aker Solutions and Akastor’s Fjords Processing have formed an alliance to develop wellstream separation and treatment solutions for the subsea and topside oil and gas industry.

Clark Solutions unveils new M500 peristaltic pump Clark Solutions unveils new M500 peristaltic pump

A lightweight, compact pump with flow rates of up to 700 ml/min has been launched by Clark Solutions.

Xylem joins US Presidential Trade Mission to China

Xylem Inc is taking part in the US Presidential Trade Mission to China, which is taking place 12–17 April 2015.

ITT celebrates Pump Appreciation Day

ITT Corp’s Goulds Pumps, PRO Services and Bornemann brands are observing the fourth-annual Pump Appreciation Day today.


Precise low-pressure chromatography system for fast and safe purification of biopharmaceuticals in the GMP field.

Brewers raise a glass to Netzsch technology

A United States brewery has returned to Germany to for the installation of pumps in its second operation.

Mouvex adds new model to A series Mouvex adds new model to A series

Positive displacement pump specialist Mouvex has added a new model to its A Series eccentric disc range.

Abengoa's work starts on major desalination plant

The green technology firm has started work on a desalination plant in Morocco.

PVPC Expo organisers issue rallying call PVPC Expo organisers issue rallying call

Thousands of delegates from around the world are expected to attend a major exhibition in Abu Dhabi.

SAER launches new series of open impeller pumps SAER launches new series of open impeller pumps

Centrifugal single stage pumps for drainage and slurry water for dry installation launches at WETEX in Dubai.

Pulseless flow range launches in the UK Pulseless flow range launches in the UK

A new range of self-priming positive displacement pumps has been introduced to the UK by Michael Smith Engineers.

SPP lends an ear at major exhibition

Managers at SPP Pumps say they are targeting a major exhibition to listen to customers’ needs.

Spirax-Sarco makes US acquisition

Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc has bought Asepco Corp, a US manufacturer of high purity aseptic valves and magnetic mixers for the biopharmaceutical industry in a £7.0 million deal.

EMCOR secures Florida pump station construction contract

EMCOR Group Inc subsidiary Harry Pepper & Associates is to construct a pump station for South Florida Water Management District’s Reservoir and Storm Water Treatment Area Project in Martin County, Florida, USA.

French acquisition strengthens Sulzer’s nuclear business

Sulzer has acquired the French rotating equipment services company Matis Interventions Sarl.

KBL wins national award for LLC pumps series KBL wins national award for LLC pumps series

Kirloskar Brothers (KBL) has won a major award for quality.

Chemical control system meets energy saving goals at Galenfeha

Energy specialist Galenfeha has unveiled a new intelligent chemical injection control system.

EBARA seminars in Ho Chi Minh

EBARA holds seminars on flood control pumps and chillers for air conditioning in Ho Chi Minh.

Liberty Pumps expands in upstate New York Liberty Pumps expands in upstate New York

Liberty Pumps, a manufacturer of sump, sewage and wastewater pumps, is undertaking a major expansion of its facilities in Bergen, New York, USA during 2015.

SPP manufactures standard pumps for stock

SPP Pumps is now manufacturing its standard pump product range for stock giving customers fast access to pumps from the company’s base in Coleford, UK.

Pentair wins major green award

Pentair’s Aquatic Systems division has won an award for cutting greenhouse emissions.

Picosun coating technology cuts costs of wear and tear

A new method of extending the service life of pumps and compressors has been launched by Picosun.

Hayward Tyler expands in China

Hayward Tyler has opened a new sales office in Shanghai, China, to complement its existing service and overhaul facility in Kunshan.

Mott MacDonald named technical advisor on Moroccan desalination plant

Engineering consultants Mott MacDonald have been appointed lender’s technical advisor for the development of a desalination plant in Morocco.

Ryan Herco Flow Solutions buys Engineered Machinery Inc

North American distributor Ryan Herco Flow Solutions has acquired Engineered Machinery Incorporated (EMI), a provider of high purity fluid handling products and pump repair services headquartered in Tualatin, Oregon.

Hughes Pumps water jetting system blasts rail leaf mulch Hughes Pumps water jetting system blasts rail leaf mulch

A train using a custom-built water jetting system from Hughes Pumps is being used to clear track leaf mulch from a major light rail system.

March’s top 3 news stories on

Russia's chemical pump market, ITT Goulds' Awards and 3i's investment in Aspen Pumps were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

Organisers’ rallying call for WEFTEC 2015

More than 1,000 exhibitors will attend a major water conference and technical exhibition.

New range of gear pumps introduced by Clark Solutions

Clark Solutions' new gear pump features optional pressure control

Xylem partners with Veolia

Veolia has selected Xylem as a preferred partner under a three-year global contract.

Desalination conference tackles global water issues

The 2nd International Conference on Desalination Using Membrane Technology will take place in Singapore 26–29 July 2015.

Metso adds to service network in Mexico

Metso Corp is opening a new valve and field device service centre in Querétaro, Mexico.

Bürkert launches new laboratory micro-valve Bürkert launches new laboratory micro-valve

A new micro-valve specifically designed for use in laboratories has been launched by Bürkert.