News for June 2015

News Archive

Sulzer seals pump joint venture in Saudi Arabia

Sulzer has finalized its previously announced joint venture with Saudi Pump Factory.

Alfa Laval secures SEK200mn offshore pumping order from Statoil

Alfa Laval is to supply its Framo pumping systems to a number of Statoil oil platforms in the North Sea, under a SEK200 million order.

AUMA actuator solution meets tank farm specifications AUMA actuator solution meets tank farm specifications

Following an independent inquiry’s recommendation, AUMA actuators have been selected to meet new Indian oil industry valve control standards.

BBA introduces new BA100K dewatering pump set BBA introduces new BA100K dewatering pump set

BBA Pumps announces the launch of the new BA100K - a diesel driven 4” solids handling mobile pump set.

Amarinth launches API 610 VS4 vertical sulphur pumps Amarinth launches API 610 VS4 vertical sulphur pumps

Designed specifically for the oil and gas industry Amarinth, has invested over £1M in designing and launching a new reliable low-maintenance range of API 610 VS4 vertical sulphur pumps.

Mouvex debuts new models of Abaque Series pumps Mouvex debuts new models of Abaque Series pumps

Mouvex introduced the new models in their peristaltic pumps at ACHEMA in Germany.

KBL launches revolutionary ROMAK pump KBL launches revolutionary ROMAK pump

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) announced the launch of technologically advanced ROMAK Pump at ACHEMA in June.

SPP Pumps upgrades test well facility at UK HQ

SPP Pumps has made a multi-million pound upgrade to the test facility at its headquarters in Coleford, Gloucestershire, UK.

Festo launches entry-level standard valve range, the VUVS series Festo launches entry-level standard valve range, the VUVS series

The new valves are robust and durable, providing a long service life, enabling machine builders and engineers to enhance the design of their systems.

Schroeder presents high pressure valve Schroeder presents high pressure valve

Schroeder Valves presented its latest innovation at ACHEMA: the Schroeder High Pressure Valve SHP.

American Water to acquire Keystone Clearwater Solutions

US water and wastewater utility American Water Works Co Inc has agreed to acquire Keystone Clearwater Solutions from Rex Energy Corp in a US$130 million deal.

China’s Pumps & Valves Innovation Awards: Energy efficiency is the future China’s Pumps & Valves Innovation Awards: Energy efficiency is the future

A six-month long search for the winners of the 2015 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards - Pumps & Valves Industry culminated in 22 winners announced on June 10th in Shanghai, held alongside FlowEx China 2015.

HAM-LET introduces unique valves and fittings

HAM-LET showcased its upgraded H-99 Severe Service Needle Valve series and its unique 20% lower torque Oxygen clean Double Ferrule Compression Fittings at the ACHEMA conference last week.

Armstrong launches new website

Armstrong International has launched their all new website.

Alfa Laval launches Unique mixproof valves Alfa Laval launches Unique mixproof valves

Alfa Laval Unique mixproof valves provide maximum flexibility in hygienic flow processing by making it possible to handle two different fluids at the same time, with no risk of cross-contamination.

Grundfos unveils energy saving pump Grundfos unveils energy saving pump

New Grundfos COMFORT PM recirculating pump uses AUTOADAPT to cut residential energy costs up to 85%.

Griffco Valve appoints national sales manager Griffco Valve appoints national sales manager

Griffco Valve Inc has named John Conway as its new national sales manager for North American sales.

WEG launches ATEX-compliant geared motors WEG launches ATEX-compliant geared motors

WEG has launched ATEX-compliant geared motors to help companies operating in hazardous areas improve reliability while reducing energy consumption and operating costs.

Ingersoll Rand introduces ARO pumping station at ACHEMA 2015 Ingersoll Rand introduces ARO pumping station at ACHEMA 2015

New ARO station solution minimizes leakage and environmental hazards during fluid transfer.

Bürkert presents flexible alternative to solenoid valves Bürkert presents flexible alternative to solenoid valves

With a new series of electrically controlled motor valves Bürkert expands the spectrum of components for fluid control.

SPX unveils PowerMon at ACHEMA SPX unveils PowerMon at ACHEMA

Through its Bran+Luebbe brand, SPX offers a range of highly effective PowerMon continuous and fully automatic on-line analysers.

Torishima wins power pump contracts in the Dominican Republic and Algeria

Torishima Europe Ltd is to provide four boiler feed pumps for the Los Mina Combined Cycle Conversion Project in the Dominican Republic under an order secured from Tecnicas Reunidas SA.

Xylem appoints chief innovation and technology officer

Jayanthi Iyengar has joined Xylem Inc as senior vice president and chief innovation and technology officer.

Curtiss-Wright to provide pumps for US Navy’s Virginia Class Submarine Program

Curtiss-Wright Corp has been awarded contracts valued at over US$480 million to supply pumps, valves, generators and propulsors for the US Navy’s Block IV Virginia Class Submarine Program.

Caprari partners with Veolia on water pumping solutions Caprari partners with Veolia on water pumping solutions

Veolia has selected Italian pump manufacturer Caprari as a preferential partner for water pumping solutions under a three-year global framework agreement.

Verder acquires German peristaltic pump maker Ponndorf

Verder International BV has bought Ponndorf Gerätetechnik GmbH, the German manufacturer of peristaltic pumps for industrial applications.

Xylem unveils new Flygt YouTube channel

Xylem Inc. has launched a new YouTube channel dedicated to its Flygt brand.

Landmark at Ireland’s Aillwee Cave for Landia aerator Landmark at Ireland’s Aillwee Cave for Landia aerator

A Landia AirJet aerator has completed 10 years of uninterrupted service at the site’s effluent treatment plant.

New Flowserve initiative urges users to 'rethink the mag drive'

Flowserve Corporation has launched a new initiative inviting users to think differently about where they use magnetic drive pumps.

ProMinent releases the Orlita Evolution ProMinent releases the Orlita Evolution

The EF3a is the first of the new Orlita Evolution pump generation to be launched. It will be unveiled for the first time at ACHEMA 2015 this week.

Xylem’s wastewater pumping solution to substantially reduce energy use at Australian pump stations

Initial trial delivered a 57 percent reduction in energy consumption.

Flowserve expands its range of high-pressure pumps Flowserve expands its range of high-pressure pumps

New casing options developed to meet increasing demand for higher-pressure pumps.

KBL to exhibit at ACHEMA 2015

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) will showcase its solutions at ACHEMA 2015 along with its sister concern Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd. (KEPL) as well as its 100% subsidiary SPP Pumps.

New structure for GEA

GEA has launched its new group structure developed as part of its “Fit for 2020” initiative.

EBARA holds pump seminars at the Royal University of Agriculture in Cambodia EBARA holds pump seminars at the Royal University of Agriculture in Cambodia

EBARA held seminars on pumps under the theme “Irrigation and Drainage” on May 27 and 28, at Royal University of Agriculture in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Idex adds Alfa Valvole to specialty valve platform

Idex Corp has acquired Alfa Valvole srl, an Italian manufacturer of specialty valve products used in the chemical, petrochemical, energy and sanitary markets, in a €102 million deal.

WEG expands CFW11 variable speed drive range WEG expands CFW11 variable speed drive range

WEG has added a new powerful and versatile frame size H variable speed drive to its CFW11 series to help optimise processes and boost productivity in high power level applications.

Eaton increases energy efficiency with variable speed drive hydraulic pump solutions Eaton increases energy efficiency with variable speed drive hydraulic pump solutions

Eaton is merging its capabilities in the electrical and hydraulics space to offer variable speed drive (VSD) pump solutions that allow for improved machine performance and energy savings.

Xylem to provide Flygt pumps for Vietnamese irrigation project

Xylem Inc has secured a US$1.7 million contract from Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to design and supply advanced water pumping technologies for an irrigation project in Vietnam.

Pump Sales Direct launches new website

Pump Sales Direct’s new website has been designed to offer the most seamless experience possible for customers.

Bluesky National Tree Map supports research into sewer damage Bluesky National Tree Map supports research into sewer damage

An aerial map of trees is helping to understand the damage caused to underground drains and sewers by tree roots.

Grundfos appoints new COO

Stéphane Simonetta is joining the Grundfos Group as the company’s new executive vice president and head of operations (chief operating officer) from 1 September 2015.

Xylem showcases new water reuse technology at ACE 2015

Company to lead discussion on urban resilience planning at roundtable discussion

Hayward launches Super Pump

New variable speed pump is the only 115V VSP with a permanent magnet motor for the ultimate in energy efficiency.

Tencarva Machinery opens new service facility in Nashville Tencarva Machinery opens new service facility in Nashville

Pump distributor Tencarva Machinery Co LLC has relocated its Nashville, Tennessee operations to a new facility on Kraft Drive in the city.

Graco launches ChemSafe diaphragm family for corrosive abrasive chemical applications

Graco Inc. introduces the new family of air-operated double diaphragm PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) and UHMWPE (ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene) pumps.

Franklin Electric expands VR Series

Franklin Electric Co., Inc. has expanded its line of VR Series vertical multi-stage pumps.

Flux Pumpen - ACHEMA Flux Pumpen - ACHEMA

COMBIFLUX – now with an immersion length of 1 200 mm for pumping from IBCs.

Kaizen recognition for Kirloskar’s Coimbatore plant

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd’s all-women facility in Coimbatore, India has received two excellence awards in the 10th Kaizen Incremental Improvement Competition organised by the Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI).

ITT - ACHEMA

ITT showcases pump, valve and monitoring solutions for the global chemical marketplace at ACHEMA.

Lewa establishes new subsidiary in Russia

German pump manufacturer Lewa has transitioned its Russian joint venture into a full subsidiary.

KSB releases new mag-drive pump KSB releases new mag-drive pump

KSB have launched the latest generation of their Magnochem mag-drive pumps.

Grundfos wins pump framework agreement with Severn Trent Water

Severn Trent Water has awarded Grundfos Pumps Ltd a new contract for the supply of submersible wastewater pumps between 0–69kW, as well as the relevant spares and accessories.

WPIL acquires Gruppo Aturia

India’s WPIL Group has bought the Italian pump group Gruppo Aturia SpA and its subsidiaries Rutschi Fluid AG (Switzerland) and Pompes Rutschi SAS (France).

Andritz to overhaul Hong Kong water supply pumps Andritz to overhaul Hong Kong water supply pumps

Andritz has secured a contract to overhaul 14 vertical adjustable propeller pumps at the heart of the water supply system in Shenzhen, China, which provides drinking water for Hong Kong.

SPP Pumps highlights importance of transformer protection SPP Pumps highlights importance of transformer protection

SPP to showcase new pumps at PowerGEN Europe 2015.

Norway’s PG Group renamed PG Flow Solutions

Norwegian pump and pump solutions company PG Group is changing its business name to PG Flow Solutions from 1 June 2015.

May’s most popular news stories on www.worldpumps.com

KSB's latest smartphone app, the Flygt Experior pump and Grundfos's new range of SP submersible pumps were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.