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Pump Industry news, September 2016

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Industrial fluid handling equipment distributor AxFlow has extended its product portfolio and market coverage in Switzerland with the acquisition of W Mose


Smiths Group plc is selling its Artificial Lift business to Endurance Lift Solutions LLC in a US$39.5 million deal.


The Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has launched the new MasoSine Certa pump, offering clean pumping for food and beverage industry applications.


Swiss industrial engineering and manufacturing company, Sulzer, has introduced an extension to the SMD axially split pump range to meet requirements in mun


Flowserve Corp’s Mark Blinn is planning to retire as president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors.


Atlas Copco has appointed Geert Follens as president of its new Vacuum Technique business area and member of group management, effective 1 January 2017.


Norway’s Eureka Pumps AS has been awarded contracts by Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms Pte Ltd (SMOP) for the Maersk Oil UK – Culzean Field Development


Manufacturer of progressive cavity pump technology, SEEPEX, has announced the release of its Smart Dosing Pump (SDP).


This year Brisbane, Australia, will host the 10th IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition from 9-14 October and the emphasis will be on how water professiona


At WEFTEC 2016, which starts this week, the emphasis is very firmly on forward-thinking approaches and solutions as the Water Environment Federation (WEF)


Amarinth has supplied exotic alloy API 610 VS4 pumps on a tight 27 week delivery schedule for use in the STAR refinery in Turkey.


The Hydraulic Institute has introduced an eight-part Pump Systems Assessment (PSA) Certificate Program which identifies opportunities for improved pump sys


Fifty six people attended Ebara Corp’s recent seminars in Bangkok, Thailand on flood control pumps.


Danish company, Expanite, has achieved a major breakthrough within the pump industry in Germany, North America and Japan, by hardening both screw and posit


US private equity firm Soundcore Capital Partners LLC has completed the acquisition of PumpMan Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of pump system maintenance


Quattroflow, manufacturer of diaphragm pumps, has released its new QuattroTec Series quaternary diaphragm pumps for critical applications in hygienic proce


A long-time Sundyne customer has ordered nine of the recently introduced LMV-803Lr ultra-low NPSHr, high-flow pump units for installation into product boos


Grundfos and the international development charity WaterAid have announced a new five-year partnership.


NETZSCH Pumps & Systems, will be demonstrating its range of new pumps at WEFTEC 2016, including a new progressing cavity pump and a rotary lobe pump.


ITT Inc., manufacturer of products and services to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, has been showcasing its products at the 2016 Turbomachinery &


Franklin Electric Co Inc has named Jonathan Grandon as chief administrative officer and general counsel.


Weir Group plc has built on 45 years of Pitot tube pump technology to create the new Roto-Jet® RO-FT API 610 pump.


Merger and acquisition activity in the fluid handling industry declined 44% in the first half of 2016, according to a new report compiled by Global Equity


Pump manufacturer, Grundos, has introduced a new circulator for domestic buildings. The ALPHA3 analyses the pattern of use and automatically adjusts the po


Organisers of the 22nd World Petroleum Congress have announced a deadline of 1 October for the Call for Papers.


The plenary lecture at the 3rd International Rotating Equipment Conference 2016 will focus on the digital revolution and its potential and challenges for t


Grundfos’s earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for the first six months of 2016 increased by 29% on 2015, from DKK637 million to DKK824 million. Half-y


Finnish heavy duty pump and valve manufacturer Flowrox has named Rafael Lopez as area sales manager, South America.


FMC Technologies Inc is supplying subsea multiphase boosting pumps, manifolds, and installation support services for Eni Angola’s Block 15/06 West Hub Deve


Parker Autoclave Engineers, part of Parker Hannifin, manufacturer of motion and control technologies, has released the AHL118, a new air driven liquid pump


The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association is offering a one day course which focuses on pump system design as part of its programme of ‘Pump Fundamentals


Sofia Svingby will join Atlas Copco as vice president Corporate Responsibility from 1 November 2016.


Weir Gabbioneta has invested more than €30 million in a new 18 000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Milan, Italy.


Ned Wehler, the president and CEO of American Water Works Co Inc subsidiary Keystone Clearwater Solutions, will retire with effect from 1 December 2016.


Atlas Copco has added 18 new models to its open frame diesel-driven centrifugal dewatering pump range.


The Swiss-Swedish power and automation company, ABB, will showcase a range of products and services at WEFTEC to help reduce energy consumption and mainten


Pump manufacturer, Grundfos, has introduced a specialist hub, designed to keep engineers informed about latest developments in the industry.


Atlas Copco AB has completed the acquisition of the Leybold vacuum business from OC Oerlikon Corporation AG.


Xylem has opened a newly expanded visitor centre next to its manufacturing facility in Emmaboda, Sweden.


The Gorman-Rupp Co subsidiary Patterson Pump Co has completed a letter of intent to acquire Morrison Pump Co.


Alfa Laval, which specialises in products for heavy industry, has introduced FlowSync, an automatic control system that synchronizes the oil feed to Alfa L


Pentair's decision to sell its Valves & Controls business, pumps as turbines and Varisco under Atlas Copco ownership were the most popular stories with vis


Water technology provider, Xylem, has released ResiBoost, an intelligent variable frequency drive (VFD) that matches system demand to maximize pump efficie


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