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Pump Industry news, February 2016

Kirloskar Ebara Pumps recognised for Kaizen practices

Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL) has won the “Best Kaizen Excellence Award for Consistency” at the 11th Kaizen competition organised by the Confederation o

SOLOLIFT2 Macerator offers high performance and smart design

The SOLOLIFT2 line of macerating pumps from Grundfos features a powerful motor and smart design, which Grundfos says maximizes performance while reducing n

Ebara Pumps Malaysia Sdn Bhd has been awarded OHSAS 18001 certification by Lloyd’s Register (LRQA).

Hughes Pumps has launched a new diesel engine driven, fully enclosed, road trailer mounted, Ultra High Pressure water jetting unit, that combines powerful

Pentair was named “Water Innovator of the Year” during the 2016 Water Vision Congress held earlier this month in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

SPX FLOW has announced the release of two new mixing solutions from its Lightnin brand.

Global fluid management company Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) will showcase its space saving and energy sustainable fluid handling solutions at ACREX 20

Sweden’s AxFlow Holding AB has acquired a majority stake in AQS Liquid Transfer Ltd, an importer and distributor of pumps in South Africa.

The Hydra-Cell Metering and Dosing solutions range from Wanner International includes variants with integrated variable speed drives.

The Alfa Laval ThinkTop D30 is an easy-to-install integrated control unit for hygienic applications in the food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical and home &

Graco Inc. has updated its Hydraulic Dyna-Star product offerings with the release of the High-Pressure Hydraulic Dyna-Star grease injection pump for wireli

Renold Couplings will launch its Hi-Tec RBI and Hydrastart ranges at the Drives & Controls exhibition in Birmingham, UK, on 12 – 14 April.

KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Germany is introducing its new high-efficiency circulators of the Calio-Therm S NC series.

UK pump distributor and manufacturer Tomlinson Hall has secured a major distribution agreement in Scandinavia for its Liquivac liquid ring vacuum pump.

United Rentals Inc has announced two new Pump Solutions branches in Nashville, Tennessee and Savage, Minnesota, USA.

Hydromashservice (HMS Group) is to manufacture a large batch of state-of-the-art pumping units for Gazprom Neft’s Moscow refinery.

British Pump Manufacturers Association is delighted to announce the launch of its new website - www.bpma.org.uk

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers TURBOLAB – the all-new smart high vacuum system for researchers.

Nikkiso has put a new management team in place for the Lewa Group, as the Japanese company reorganises its Industrial division.

Wilo has extended its range of domestic hot water pumps with the Wilo-Stratos PICO-Z glandless circulation pump.

Tony Troutman has joined FLSmidth as vice president – Process Technology in the company’s Minerals division.

Graco Inc. has just released a new sealed 4-ball lower, which the company says reduces regular maintenance and improves durability.

Sulzer has signed a large-scale process pump delivery contract for Metsä Fibre’s next-generation bio product mill in Äänekoski, Finland.

To celebrate 75 years of service to the pump industry, the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) will be staging a gala dinner at the De Vere Heyth

Desmi says its series of Modular S pumps represents one of the most distinctive developments in self-priming pumps.

Waterjet Holdings Inc has changed its name to Shape Technologies Group Inc.

Amarinth has designed a bespoke low-shear vertically mounted API 610 OH 1 pump with Plan 13 seal support system for AI Energy Solutions to use with its nut

Sundyne recently announced that its VapourView Pump Protection System is now cUL, ATEX and IECEx approved.

Morgan Advanced Materials has developed a ready-made standard flow tube solution which is said to enable significant time savings for water flow meter manu

Sulzer has appointed Armand Sohet as chief human resources officer and a member of the executive committee.

Fraunhofer TechBridge (a program of Fraunhofer CSE) in collaboration with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company is excited to announce the launch of

Franklin Electric Co., Inc. will display two new products at the WWETT 2016 Exhibition and Conference, in Booth 2442, at the Indiana Convention Center in I

Nathan Olds has joined Grundfos Pumps Corp as vice president of Domestic Building Services (DBS) trade for the United States.

The Mechanical Sealing Technology Seminar, which is being held on 13 April 2016 in London, UK, at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), will br

Steve Basclain has joined Australia’s PSG Ebsray as business development manager.

Smith & Loveless (S&L) announces the shipment of its first EVERLAST Wet Well Mounted Pump Station.

Cashco, Inc. recently introduced a new Model BR back pressure regulator for use with a wide range of gases and liquids.

The new X-Series by Liberty Pumps are heavy cast iron sewage and effluent pumps designed specifically for use in hazardous locations.

Global fluid management company Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) will showcase its fluid management solutions at the “Make in India Week”, Mumbai, India, o

Flowserve Corporation recently introduced the Flowserve Pleuger PMM8, a new submersible electric motor that utilizes permanent magnet technology.

Schneider Electric recently launched the first wave of its new Altivar Process 660 Drive System for the water & wastewater, oil & gas, and irrigation end-u

Italian rating agency and information provider Cerved Group has selected Zenit Italy as a “Company to Watch” in the pump sector.

The engineering and services group Bilfinger SE is selling its Water Technologies division to Chinese water technology company Chengdu Techcent Environment

Cimarron Energy has purchased substantially all of the assets of Diverse Energy Systems, a Houston, Texas-based manufacturer of production, processing and

Tsurumi Pump will exhibit a variety of its products at the 2016 American Rental Association (ARA) Rental Show in Atlanta, Georgia, US, from 21 – 24 Februar

Edwards has supplied more than 500 dry scroll vacuum pumps to the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and to the Culham Centre for Fusion

Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the conglomerate run by US billionaire Warren Buffett, has completed the acquisition of Precision Castparts Corp in a US$37.2 billi

The programme committees say they have selected the worldwide best suggestions for lectures and the programme for the conference has been set.

As part of Inpro/Seal’s 2016 International Sales Meeting, the sales team volunteered at River Bend Foodbank in Davenport, IA, filling backpacks for the Riv

Swissinnov Product recently launched the NaoStedi, a pulseless dosing pump compatible with Masterflex L/S drives.

Wilden, part of PSG, a Dover company, is pleased to announce the release of a new line of CSA-certified natural gas-operated double-diaphragm pumps.

On 12th April 2016, at the National Conference Centre near Birmingham, UK, the Motion Control Industry Awards dinner will bring together the entire motion

Keen Pump Company Inc. is to complete a brand new state-of-the-art test lab facility on its existing 35 acre complex by the first quarter 2016.

Curtiss-Wright's latest reactor coolant pump order, Atlas Copco's acquisition of Varisco and the departure of John Crane's president were the most popular

OPW Engineered Systems announces its Epsilon™ Dry Disconnect Couplings, which are claimed to help pharmaceutical manufacturers decrease product costs and i

Sulzer has secured a frame contract to supply process and medium consistency pumps for Fibria Celulose SA’s Horizonte 2 project in Brazil.

Duncan Cooper, Grundfos Pumps Corp’s regional managing director and group senior vice president for the Americas, will leave the company this summer.

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