News for March 2016

News Archive

Grundfos booster pumps offer more desalination flexibility Grundfos booster pumps offer more desalination flexibility

The Grundfos BMS hs booster pump is now available with an asynchronous motor, and the BMS hp high-pressure booster pump comes with more motor options.

VDMA's International Rotating Equipment Conference Düsseldorf 2016 VDMA's International Rotating Equipment Conference Düsseldorf 2016

VDMA's 3rd International Rotating Equipment Conference takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 14 to 15 September 2016, with three forums under one roof.

Register for the IMechE’s mechanical sealing technology seminar

There’s still time to register for the one-day Mechanical Sealing Technology Seminar which will take place on 13 April 2016 in London, UK, at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Grundfos SCALA2 domestic booster pump Grundfos SCALA2 domestic booster pump

Grundfos SCALA2 domestic booster pumpoffers constant water pressure regardless of tap quantity or time of day.

KSB inaugurates service centre in Abu Dhabi KSB inaugurates service centre in Abu Dhabi

The KSB Group has officially opened a new service centre in Abu Dhabi.

New European headquarters for Tsurumi New European headquarters for Tsurumi

Japanese drainage pump manufacturer Tsurumi has relocated its European headquarters to a larger facility in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Xylem to supply treatment technologies for water reclamation facility expansion in Kuwait

Xylem Inc has won a contract worth more than US$8 million to develop and supply customised technologies for a wastewater treatment and reclamation plant in Sulaibiya, Kuwait that is currently undergoing an expansion.

Pentair to set up application centres to reduce, reuse and recover water

Pentair has committed to opening two application centres to help municipal, industrial and commercial companies better manage water resources.

Sulzer innovations at SWANA Sulzer innovations at SWANA

Sulzer will present several solutions to improve the reliability and efficiency of engines powered by landfill gases at SWANApalooza, Charleston, South Carolina, USA on 4 April.

Indian manufacturer EKKI goes for global market Indian manufacturer EKKI goes for global market

EKKI, which produces pumps and systems under the Ekki and Deccan brands, has unveiled its International product range for its export markets at the Mostra Convegno Expocomfort in Milan, Italy.

KSB's free-flow impeller combines reliability and efficiency KSB's free-flow impeller combines reliability and efficiency

KSB’s newly developed free-flow impeller for wastewater pumps will be at this year’s IFAT in Munich.

Dragflow supplies dredge for Italy's chemical sector Dragflow supplies dredge for Italy's chemical sector

Dragflow has delivered a remote controlled dredge (DRP18) to a chemical industry dredging project in Italy.

Xylem survey reveals Californians’ support for recycled water as a long-term drought solution

A new survey by Xylem Inc. reveals 89% of residents are more willing to use recycled water after learning about the advanced treatment processes used to make it clean and safe.

Sulzer appoints new head of Group Communications & Investor Relations

Sulzer has named Christoph Ladner as head of Group Communications & Investor Relations.

Blacoh acquires transient pressure monitoring technology

Blacoh Surge Control, part of the global Blacoh Industries group, has secured the rights to the transient pressure monitoring system developed by Arizona-based Pipetech International.

Sundyne adds new authorised service centre in Colombia

Centrifugal pump manufacturer Sundyne has appointed Puffer Colombia to its global team of authorised service centres.

Prepackaged dosing systems from Grundfos offer accuracy and customization

The Grundfos Dosing Skid System (DSS) is a pre-engineered floor or panel dosing system package that offers integrated controls and one-, two- or three-pump configurations, designed to accurately meter liquid chemicals for a variety of water supply/treatment systems.

Edwards launches dry scroll range for aggressive chemicals

Edwards has launched a special variant to its XDS range of dry scroll pumps, suitable for use in more aggressive applications.

Solenoid diaphragm metering pump Beta b from ProMinent Solenoid diaphragm metering pump Beta b from ProMinent

The Solenoid metering pump Beta b from ProMinent is designed to meet the requirements of modern water treatment and chemical metering.

Maintec 2016 – Bursting with innovation

UK plant and asset management event, Maintec, returns to Birmingham’s NEC, UK, on 22 - 24 March.

Ebara donates pumps to the Institute of Technology of Cambodia Ebara donates pumps to the Institute of Technology of Cambodia

Ebara Corp has donated pumps to the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) as part of the Japanese company’s international cooperation activities.

“Engineers are rock stars”: Physicist Brian Cox backs campaign to promote engineering to young people “Engineers are rock stars”: Physicist Brian Cox backs campaign to promote engineering to young people

World Pumps recently sponsored the Pump Industry Engineer of the Year Award and is keen to encourage more nominations for young engineers next year. Here, we see how the IET and Professor Brian Cox (OBE) are on a similar mission to attract more young people into engineering careers.

Meet the 2016 Pump Industry Award Winners! Meet the 2016 Pump Industry Award Winners!

World Pumps was proud to once again sponsor the BPMA's Pump Industry Awards. Congratulations to all the 2016 finalists and winners!

Lagersmit extends sealing service to North and Central America and the Caribbean Lagersmit extends sealing service to North and Central America and the Caribbean

Dutch sealing specialist Lagersmit has appointed Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) as its exclusive US-based service agent.

Ebara wins Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Ebara Corp is one of 26 companies to receive Intel Corp’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2015.

Sykes Pumps over-pumps the Severn to keep Welshpool dry

Sykes Pumps is helping to address the flood risk to a housing estate in Welshpool, Wales, with an over-pumping operation to allow embankment repairs to the River Severn in the town.

Weir Minerals invests in new technical centre in Australia Weir Minerals invests in new technical centre in Australia

Weir Minerals has acquired the business and certain assets of a pipe loop facility in Port Melbourne, Australia from Golder Associates to advance its tailings and pipeline solutions capability.

US investment firm buys smart pump maker Nichols Portland

Altus Capital Partners has acquired gerotor gear and smart pump producer Nichols Portland from Parker Hannifin Corp.

Ruhrpumpen invests in new UK sales, design, assembly and test facility Ruhrpumpen invests in new UK sales, design, assembly and test facility

Ruhrpumpen has opened a new sales office, design centre, assembly and pump testing facility for reciprocating plunger pumps in Lancing, UK.

Franklin Electric expands AG Series to fit most popular hydraulic ranges Franklin Electric expands AG Series to fit most popular hydraulic ranges

Franklin Electric has expanded its line of AG Series Centrifugal Close-Coupled Pumps, designed for optimal performance in challenging water transfer applications.

Xylem’s Flygt SmartRun wins 2016 RIONED Innovation award Xylem’s Flygt SmartRun wins 2016 RIONED Innovation award

Xylem recently announced that Flygt SmartRun’s cutting-edge pump cleaning function has won the 2016 RIONED Innovation Award.

Tsurumi to introduce its strongest performing dewatering model at Bauma 2016 Tsurumi to introduce its strongest performing dewatering model at Bauma 2016

Japanese manufacturer of construction pumps, Tsurumi, will introduce its latest model for dewatering at Bauma 2016, 11-17 April, in Munich, Germany, at stand A6.338.

Grundfos significantly improves profitability

Grundfos Group has reported substantially increased earnings and moderately higher sales for its 2015 financial year.

Join the Women in Industry Forum today

To mark International Women's Day 2016, those who register for the Forum between Tuesday 8 - Saturday 12 March will receive a 10% discount (terms and conditions apply).

Xylem names new CFO

Mark Rajkowski has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Xylem Inc.

Wilden releases Pure-Fuse Diaphragms for hygienic applications

Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover company, is pleased to introduce Pure-Fuse Diaphragms, which the company claims offer superior cleanability and higher performance for hygienic applications.

Standardized pump saves time and costs for the food industry

ITT Corporation recently announced that its Bornemann brand has launched the SLH-4U, a new type of the SLH series hygienic twin-screw pump.

Ebara Machinery Zibo ships centrifugal pumps to Chinese chemical plant Ebara Machinery Zibo ships centrifugal pumps to Chinese chemical plant

Ebara Machinery Zibo Co Ltd has shipped new model double suction centrifugal pumps to a chemical plant in Fujian Province, China.

New “universal” borehole pump

Wilo says its new Wilo-Zetos K8 is a universally useable borehole pump that sets new standards in its class – not only in terms of energy efficiency but also in terms of product life cycle costs.

Top financial rating for Caprari Top financial rating for Caprari

Caprari has earned the maximum rating from CRIBIS D&B for its financial reliability.

Armstrong pumps pass 'shake' testing

Armstrong Fluid Technology has recently received preapproval of its Vertical In-Line (VIL) Design Envelope (DE) pumps with integrated drives from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) in California.

Almatec AODD pumps approved for European food-processing applications Almatec AODD pumps approved for European food-processing applications

Almatec®, part of PSG®, a Dover company, is pleased to announce that its plastic and metal AODD pumps are now 1935/2004/EC-compliant.

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

The sale of Bilfinger's Water Technologies division, Berkshire Hathaway's acquisition of Precision Castparts and Accudyne's new CEO were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in February 2016.