News for October 2015

News Archive

SPX Flow to transfer production from Germany and Denmark to Poland

SPX Flow Inc has announced plans to expand its manufacturing presence in Poland with a new 300 000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Bydgoszcz.

Flowserve introduces Valtek DiamondBack cavitation elimination technology

Flowserve Corporation is introducing the Valtek® DiamondBack control valve anti-cavitation trim for severe service applications.

Graco introduces ToughTek fireproofing pumps Graco introduces ToughTek fireproofing pumps

Graco Inc is introducing ToughTek™ Fireproofing Pumps for low, medium and high-density sprayed fire resistive materials (SFRMs). They are designed for cementitious fireproofing projects in commercial and industrial construction, onshore oil and gas, and chemical processing facilities.

Wanner International introduces Hydra-Cell ATEX-approved dosing pumps Wanner International introduces Hydra-Cell ATEX-approved dosing pumps

Wanner International is introducing a range of Hydra-Cell Dosing Performance Pumps designed for use in ATEX classified environments.

Vanton's CHEM-GARD CGA thermoplastic pumps designed to handle aggressive fluids Vanton's CHEM-GARD CGA thermoplastic pumps designed to handle aggressive fluids

Vanton Pump and Equipment Corp's CHEM-GARD® CGA corrosion-resistant thermoplastic pumps are designed to handle corrosive, abrasive and other aggressive fluids, offering longer service life than metallic or fiberglass pumps in these applications.

Pump Engineering piston pump designed for high viscosity products Pump Engineering piston pump designed for high viscosity products

Pump Engineering is offering a CSF piston pump for transferring high viscosity products in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

Energy Recovery signs VorTeq licencing deal with Schlumberger

Energy Recovery Inc has entered into a 15-year agreement with oilfield services company Schlumberger Technology Corp providing exclusive rights to its VorTeq hydraulic pumping system.

Power Zone Equipment undertakes US$2.5mn pump rebuild project Power Zone Equipment undertakes US$2.5mn pump rebuild project

Power Zone Equipment has just completed work on a US$2.5 million pump upgrade project for an NGL pipeline in East Texas, USA.

Nominations invited for 2016 Pump Industry Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards.

GIW Industries and Outotec form slurry pump partnership

KSB’s US subsidiary GIW Industries Inc has entered into a sales and service partnership with the Finnish company Outotec Oyj.

Franklin Electric introduces FPS IGPH high head grinder pumps for sewage transfer applications Franklin Electric introduces FPS IGPH high head grinder pumps for sewage transfer applications

Franklin Electric Co Inc is introducing the FPS IGPH Series of high head grinder pumps engineered for the tough demands of higher head conditions found in many low pressure sewage transfer applications.

Amarinth super duplex pumps selected for Middle East mega-project Amarinth super duplex pumps selected for Middle East mega-project

Amarinth has received a US$1.5 million order from Petrofac for 12 API 610 OH2 super duplex pumps with Plan 53B seal support systems for the produced water treatment plant that will serve the increased capacity of the ZADCO Upper Zakum oilfield off the coast of Abu Dhabi.

Xylem identifies significant energy efficiency opportunity in wastewater management Xylem identifies significant energy efficiency opportunity in wastewater management

Increasing energy efficiency through the adoption of readily available wastewater management technologies can slash related emissions by nearly half, according to a study released by Xylem Inc.

Weir Minerals to provide GEHO tailings pumps for Finnish mine

Weir Minerals Netherlands bv has signed an agreement with Outotec to deliver three GEHO piston diaphragm pumps and a total solutions package for the Yara Siilinjärvi mine in Finland.

Singer Valve launches MetroH2O online educational tool for control valve users Singer Valve launches MetroH2O online educational tool for control valve users

Singer Valve is launching MetroH2O, a free online educational tool for users of control valves.

Schlumberger secures electrical submersible pump contract in Oman

Petroleum Development Oman has awarded Schlumberger a three-year, performance-based contract for the supply, installation, commissioning and management of electrical submersible pumps and associated surface equipment for its fields in north and south Oman.

CP Pumpen adds to MKP series CP Pumpen adds to MKP series

CP Pumpen AG is adding to its MKP series with the MKP 250-200-315 magnetic drive centrifugal pump, which offers larger pumping volumes.

Sulzer to shut Texas pump plant

Sulzer has decided to close its pump manufacturing plant in Brookshire, Texas, USA.

GIW Industries invests in new foundry GIW Industries invests in new foundry

Centrifugal slurry pump manufacturer GIW Industries Inc has officially opened its new foundry in Grovetown, Georgia, USA.

Wanner Engineering introduces T80100 Hydra-Cell seal-less pump Wanner Engineering introduces T80100 Hydra-Cell seal-less pump

Wanner Engineering Inc is introducing the T80100 Hydra-Cell® seal-less pump for applications such as salt water disposal, salt water injection, bulk transfer, hydraulic lift, and steam generation.

Gorman-Rupp to expand distributor network in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gorman-Rupp Africa is currently undertaking a major new initiative to increase its business and service support in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Grundfos adds to municipal water utility team

Grundfos has strengthened its American municipal water utility business with the appointments of Thomas Morrison as vice president, Service, and Rob Montenegro as vice president, Municipal Sales.

WEFTEC 2015 reports record attendance

WEFTEC 2015 was the largest and most successful event to date, attracting 25,048 registrants and 1,033 exhibitors, reports organiser the Water Environment Federation (WEF).

Xylem to exhibit ecocirc pumps at PHEX exhibition

Xylem will exhibit its ecocirc circulator pump range at the PHEX plumbing and heating exhibition in London on 18-19 November.

Hayward Tyler to acquire UK engineering firm Peter Brotherhood

Hayward Tyler Group plc is buying UK engineering company Peter Brotherhood from Dresser-Rand Co Ltd, a Siemens-owned business, for US$15 million.

Bedford Pumps and Hidrostal launch Fish Friendly website Bedford Pumps and Hidrostal launch Fish Friendly website

Bedford Pumps and Hidrostal Ltd are launching their new Fish Friendly website.

Weir forms technology advisory board

UK academic Professor Sir Jim McDonald is to lead the Weir Group’s newly created technology advisory board.

Clark Solutions introduces air-operated diaphragm pumps for potentially explosive atmospheres Clark Solutions introduces air-operated diaphragm pumps for potentially explosive atmospheres

Clark Solutions is introducing two miniature air-operated diaphragm pumps, both ATEX certified for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. They are suitable for environmental and process emission monitoring in the petrochemicals and other process industries.

Grundfos introduces PACOpaQ HVAC packaged pumping system Grundfos introduces PACOpaQ HVAC packaged pumping system

The Grundfos PACOpaQ is a fully-integrated and compact HVAC packaged pumping system designed for chilled and hot water distribution, condenser water, geothermal loop, district heating and cooling and many other water-based systems.

Tsurumi presents explosion proof pumps at WEFTEC 2015 Tsurumi presents explosion proof pumps at WEFTEC 2015

Tsurumi America introduced its new FM Approved explosion proof pumps at WEFTEC 2015. The company says these pumps will enable it to expand into new markets that require the strictest safety standards, including municipal sewage and sanitation.

KSB secures major pump contract for new Indian power station KSB secures major pump contract for new Indian power station

KSB Pumps Ltd India has won a substantial order to supply six boiler feed pumps for the new, ultra-modern fossil-fuelled power station in Tanda in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Zenit conference highlights UNIQA range Zenit conference highlights UNIQA range

Zenit held a conference on "Efficiency, performance and reliability of sewage lifting plants" in Vibo Valentia, Italy on 24 September 2015.

VDMA issues call for papers for 2016 Rotating Equipment Conference

The VDMA is inviting presentations for the 3rd International Rotating Equipment Conference taking place on 14-15 September 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

GEA completes Hilge acquisition

GEA has sealed the acquisition of hygienic pump manufacturer Hilge from Grundfos, following approval by the relevant antitrust authorities.

Pentair launches flux enhancement technology for its tubular X-Flow membrane modules Pentair launches flux enhancement technology for its tubular X-Flow membrane modules

At the WEFTEC 2015, Pentair launched flux enhancement technology for its tubular X-Flow membrane modules. Designed for treating industrial wastewater with high organic content, the technology is said to reduce fouling, increase flow and save energy.

Blackmer introduces HD943 and HDL943 oil-free reciprocating gas compressor line Blackmer introduces HD943 and HDL943 oil-free reciprocating gas compressor line

Blackmer is launching its triple-seal HD943 and HDL943 oil-free reciprocating gas compressors, which are designed for use in in the oil and gas market in vapour recovery applications that require maximum leakage control.

South African chemical engineering journal goes international South African chemical engineering journal goes international

The South African Journal of Chemical Engineering (SAJCE), originally published by the South African Institution of Chemical Engineers (SAIChE), will now be published by Elsevier, bringing it the attention of a wider international audience.

ITT's C’treat and Goulds brands partner to serve Mexican offshore energy market

ITT Corp’s C’treat and Bombas Goulds de Mexico (BGM) brands have formed an alliance to deliver large-scale seawater, potable water and high-purity water solutions to the offshore energy industry in Mexico.

Xylem manufactures 4 millionth Flygt wastewater pump

Xylem Inc has produced the 4 millionth Flygt wastewater pump at its manufacturing facility in Emmaboda, Sweden.

Private equity firm acquires Ohio Transmission Corporation

Irving Place Capital, a US middle-market private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of pump distributor Ohio Transmission Corporation.

Amarinth expands in Asia Pacific with new office in Malaysia

Amarinth has opened a new office in Malaysia to handle increasing demand in the Asia Pacific region.

Hillenbrand seals Abel Pumps acquisition

Hillenbrand Inc has completed its acquisition of Abel Pumps LP and certain of its affiliates in a €95 million cash deal.

Franklin Electric expands stainless steel VR Series Franklin Electric expands stainless steel VR Series

Franklin Electric has expanded VR Series vertical, stainless steel multi-stage pumps.

Graco at WEFTEC

Graco's Process Division announces product news at the WEFTEC show in Chicago.

Gorman-Rupp new line of horizontal end suction centrifugal pumps Gorman-Rupp new line of horizontal end suction centrifugal pumps

Gorman-Rupp releases 6500 series standard horizontal end suction centrifugal pumps