News for December 2015

News Archive

Submersible pump for winter flooding Submersible pump for winter flooding

Pump Sales Direct looks at submersible pumps and how they can quickly help clear away water before it causes damage to your property during the winter flooding season.

DEC Star system increases HVAC efficiency DEC Star system increases HVAC efficiency

Regal says its DEC (Dual Efficiency Configuration) Star motor/blower assembly increases HVAC efficiency and reduces input wattage as much as 35%.

Grade flow meters can be custom designed Grade flow meters can be custom designed

Clark Solutions introduces their G2 line of industrial grade flow meters. Featuring a unique modular design approach, G2 Flow Meters give users the ability to custom design a flow meter to match their specific application.

Mostra Convegno Expocomfort 2016 Mostra Convegno Expocomfort 2016

The Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) 2016 is aimed at residential and industrial installations, air-conditioning, heating, cooling, water and renewable energies and is scheduled for 15 – 18 March 2016 at Fiera Milano.

Blackmer introduces NPH and XH Series sliding vane pumps Blackmer introduces NPH and XH Series sliding vane pumps

Blackmer has added the NPH and XH Series sliding vane pump models – with 180-degree porting – to its NP and X Series product families.

KSB introduces high-efficiency twin pumps for heating and air conditioning systems KSB introduces high-efficiency twin pumps for heating and air conditioning systems

Following the demand for a twin pump version for heating and air-conditioning systems, KSB Aktiengesellschaft now offers its Calio glandless pump series in twin design.

Scenic launches CARLIFE 99SS disposable cartridge seal Scenic launches CARLIFE 99SS disposable cartridge seal

Scenic Precise Element's CARLIFE 99SS™ disposable cartridge seal is optimized for abrasive medium sealing.

Ingersoll Rand R-Series air compressors deliver up to 13% efficiency improvement Ingersoll Rand R-Series air compressors deliver up to 13% efficiency improvement

Ingersoll Rand is introducing the new RS30 and RS37 models, the first in the Next Generation R-Series oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors designed to enhance reliability, improve maintenance intervals and reduce compressor life cycle costs.

Grundfos wins UN Momentum for Change award Grundfos wins UN Momentum for Change award

The Grundfos Lifelink water supply solution, which provides reliable and sustainable water supply in developing countries, has won a United Nations Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity Award.

SPX Flow secures US$30mn dairy processing contracts in China

SPX Flow Inc’s Food and Beverage business has been awarded contracts worth US$30 million by two Chinese dairy companies.

Franklin Electric expands VR Series multi-stage pump line

Franklin Electric Co Inc has expanded its line of VR Series vertical, stainless steel multi-stage pumps that deliver clean water under pressure for a wide range of applications.

KSB to supply 200 pumps for 3 Egyptian power stations KSB to supply 200 pumps for 3 Egyptian power stations

KSB Group has recently received a multi-million euro order to provide 200 pumps for three new power stations to be built in Egypt.

Xylem provides pump technology for Belgian lock expansion project

Xylem has designed a state-of-the-art water pumping solution as part of a complex project to expand the Lanaye Locks in Belgium.

Alfa Laval awarded SEK100m pumping systems order from Maersk Oil

Alfa Laval has secured a SEK100 million offshore pumping systems order from Maersk Oil to supply Framo pumping systems to an oil platform in the UK.

Wanner introduces Hydra-Cell T8030 high-pressure seal-less diaphragm pump Wanner introduces Hydra-Cell T8030 high-pressure seal-less diaphragm pump

Wanner International is launching the Hydra-Cell T8030, a Triplex diaphragm pump designed to eliminate leaks, hazards and the expense associated with replacing seals and packing.

Atlas Copco to acquire Italian pump manufacturer Varisco

Atlas Copco has agreed to buy Varisco SpA, an Italian pump manufacturer with annual revenues of €30 million and a global sales network.

Wanner Hydra-Cell pumps offer better energy efficiency in high pressure coolant delivery Wanner Hydra-Cell pumps offer better energy efficiency in high pressure coolant delivery

Independent tests have shown that Hydra-Cell multi-diaphragm pumps are up to 25% more energy efficient than screw pumps when pumping oil emulsions across a wide range of pressures and flow rates, Wanner International reports.

BPMA appoints new president BPMA appoints new president

Peter Reynolds, managing director of Grundfos Pumps Ltd, is the new president of the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA).

Verder introduces VA25-HP (DA) double acting high pressure diaphragm pump Verder introduces VA25-HP (DA) double acting high pressure diaphragm pump

Verder is introducing the new VA25-HP (DA) high pressure double acting diaphragm pump for applications where the discharge pressure is higher than the available compressed air pressure and filter-press applications.

PG Flow Solutions and Calder win Johan Sverdrup contracts

PG Flow Solutions AS and its recently acquired subsidiary Calder Ltd have both secured contracts for Statoil’s Johan Sverdrup project in the North Sea.

Lagersmit partners with Vos Gekas & Boot

Dutch sealing solution specialist Lagersmit and pump supplier Vos Gekas & Boot (VGB) have signed a strategic partnership contract.

Quad-C Management divests Balboa Water Group

US private equity firm Quad-C Management has sold Balboa Water Group (BWG), a manufacturer of customised components, including pumps, for the spa and bath markets, to AEA Investors.

Franklin Electric offers short training courses at 2015 Groundwater Expo Franklin Electric offers short training courses at 2015 Groundwater Expo

Franklin Electric Co will offer short training sessions for water well professionals at the 2015 NGWA Groundwater Expo in Las Vegas on 16-17 December.

Armstrong introduces the IPS 4000 HVAC controller with sensorless design Armstrong introduces the IPS 4000 HVAC controller with sensorless design

Armstrong Fluid Technology is introducing the IPS 4000 (Integrated Pumping System), a control solution that integrates with HVAC pumping units to optimise energy performance, system handling and installation, which does not rely on remote sensors.

Atlas Copco buys US vacuum pump service company

Atlas Copco has acquired US vacuum pump service provider Innovative Vacuum Solutions Inc.

Wanner introduces Hydra-Cell P200 Pump with gearbox reducers Wanner introduces Hydra-Cell P200 Pump with gearbox reducers

The new P200 Hydra-Cell Metering Solutions pumps feature gearbox reducers with ratios from 60:1 to 5:1, for accuracy at a wide range of flows, pressures and pump speeds.

Ebara seals acquisition of Brazilian pump maker Thebe Bombas Hidráulicas

Ebara Industrias Mecânicas e Comercio Ltda (Ebara Brazil) has completed the acquisition of Brazilian pump manufacturer Thebe Bombas Hidráulicas SA.

GL certifies Schaeffler test method for calculating rating life of rolling bearings GL certifies Schaeffler test method for calculating rating life of rolling bearings

Certification body Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has awarded Schaeffler the certification 'Assessment of the Method to Investigate Rolling Bearing Rating Life.' Prior to this, certification of each individual rating life factor was required.

Wilo-Stratos introduces GIGA high-efficiency pump Wilo-Stratos introduces GIGA high-efficiency pump

Wilo-Stratos' GIGA pump is designed to optimise the operation of heating, cold water and cooling systems while minimising energy useage.

KEPL wins quality control award

Pune, India-headquartered Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL) has won a Silver Star Illumination Award at the International Convention on Quality Control Circle (ICQCC) 2015 in South Korea.

Renova’s mandatory offer to Sulzer shareholders wins antitrust approval

Antitrust authorities in South Africa, the US, the Russian Federation and Germany have approved the mandatory offer that Renova submitted to Sulzer AG shareholders in August 2015.

Xylem joins American Business Act on Climate Pledge

Xylem Inc has committed to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, joining more than 140 US companies across the US economy to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to climate action and to voice support for a strong outcome to the COP21 Paris climate negotiations.

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

Atlas Copco's acquisition of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and Sulzer's Brookshire plant closure and new CEO were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in November.

Renold Couplings' Hi-Tec range available 'off the shelf' Renold Couplings' Hi-Tec range available 'off the shelf'

Renold Couplings' Hi-Tec range of pilot bored RB rubber-in-compression couplings are now available 'off the shelf.'