News for June 2016

News Archive

Documented functionality tests now standard for Grundfos Booster Pump systems Documented functionality tests now standard for Grundfos Booster Pump systems

Grundfos recently announced that all of its Hydro Booster Pump systems will contain copies of individual product functionality reports, helping to ensure quality performance in the field.

Eaton’s new CMA advanced mobile valve with independent metering Eaton’s new CMA advanced mobile valve with independent metering

Power management company Eaton recently announced the new CMA advanced mobile valve with independent metering, which is said to offer manufacturers nearly endless possibilities to differentiate machine capabilities.

Caprari releases Endurance pump range and online product selection software at IFAT Caprari releases Endurance pump range and online product selection software at IFAT

At the IFAT 2016 exhibition held in Munich, Germany, on 30 May-3 June, pump manufacturer Caprari introduced its Endurance range of pumps and the PumpTutor NG; high-performance software for selection and configuration.

Call for nominations for Pump Industry Engineer of the Year 2017 Call for nominations for Pump Industry Engineer of the Year 2017

World Pumps is the proud sponsor of the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association Pump Industry Engineer of the Year Award. We are now keen to encourage further nominations in this category for 2017.

Ebara holds pump seminars in Myanmar Ebara holds pump seminars in Myanmar

Fifty four people attended the pump technology seminars that Ebara Corp held on 9–10 June 2016 at Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) in Yangon, Myanmar.

Technip, FMC Technologies sign business combination agreement

Technip and FMC Technologies Inc have executed a business combination agreement (BCA) regarding their proposed merger.

New Inpro/Seal video highlights the next generation of shaft grounding solutions

Inpro/Seal, a manufacturer of custom engineered bearing protection and shaft seals, is pleased to announce the release of a new product video.

PSG appoints new VP of human resources

Dover Corp’s PSG has named Heather Graham as vice president of human resources.

Wärtsilä acquires Weir American Hydro Wärtsilä acquires Weir American Hydro

Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä Corp is acquiring Weir American Hydro from the Weir Group plc.

AxFlow expands in Sweden with strategic acquisition AxFlow expands in Sweden with strategic acquisition

AxFlow AB has extended its product portfolio with the acquisition of Swedish pump distributor Esspump AB.

Appeal for more female engineers to have their work published

On National Women in Engineering Day 2016, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is calling for more female engineers to capitalise on their knowledge and expertise by having their work published in its world-renowned publications and information services.

National Women in Engineering Day: How do we close the gender gap? National Women in Engineering Day: How do we close the gender gap?

To commemorate National Women in Engineering Day, on 23 June 2016, Neutronic Technologies, a supplier of electric motors, pumps and motor gearboxes in the UK, speaks exclusively to a host of leading female influencers in the engineering sector.

KSB offers new multistage centrifugal high-pressure pumps

In June 2016, KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Germany, is launching its Movitec 125 pumps, complementing its current range of vertical high-pressure pumps.

Franklin Electric offers new Little Giant pump series for limited space installations Franklin Electric offers new Little Giant pump series for limited space installations

Franklin Electric Co., Inc., offers the new Little Giant VCC-20-P Series designed for automatic collection and removal of condensate from air conditioning, refrigeration, and dehumidification equipment installed in air handling and plenum applications.

Armstrong Fluid Technology introduces enhanced integrated fire pump solution Armstrong Fluid Technology introduces enhanced integrated fire pump solution

Armstrong Fluid Technology has introduced its enhanced HSC Firepak, a completely integrated fire pump solution.

Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces new, compact and high performance turbopump Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces new, compact and high performance turbopump

Many applications in research, analytics and industry require a reliable high or ultra-high vacuum. Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces the new HiPace 300 H turbopump, claimed to be the highest compression turbopump in the pumping speed class of 300 l/s currently on the market.

Sundyne ships its largest-ever BB3 pump Sundyne ships its largest-ever BB3 pump

An engineering contractor has taken delivery of 29 Sundyne API engineered process pumps for installation in a new gas processing facility located in Reggane, Algeria.

HMS Group to retrofit pumps in Russia’s Vankor field

HMS Group’s Hydromashservice has won a contract to retrofit a batch of HMS-manufactured water injection pumps that are operated in the Vankor oil, gas and condensate field.

Singer Valve launches three new Deluge Valves for hazard areas

Singer Valve Inc., a manufacturer of control valves, has added three new Deluge Valves to round off its line of fire valves.

Sulzer makes changes to its executive committee

Sulzer has announced a number of changes to its executive committee, appointing a new president for its Rotating Equipment Services division, creating a new chief commercial and marketing officer position and discontinuing the chief strategy officer role.

New head of Grundfos Americas

Dieter Sauer has been named regional managing director for Grundfos Americas.

Neptune to debut new metering and peristaltic pumps at ACE16 Neptune to debut new metering and peristaltic pumps at ACE16

Neptune, part of PSG, a Dover company and a brand of chemical metering and peristaltic pumps, will be exhibiting in Booth 2328 at the ACE16 Annual Conference & Expo, hosted by the America Water Works Association (AWWA) from 20-22 June, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Energy Recovery to provide pumps for North African desalination projects

Energy Recovery Inc is to supply its PX Pressure Exchanger devices and pumps for three desalination projects in North Africa under contracts worth US$2.4 million.

Tapflo introduces new, improved flap valves solution for sanitary pumps Tapflo introduces new, improved flap valves solution for sanitary pumps

The food sector is a demanding industry with a great variety of products. This means that a pump dedicated to these applications has to be designed not only with the highest hygienic standards, but also be robust and versatile to meet the challenges of the market.

Atlantic Pumps to release ‘Pump Book’ for mining, quarrying and recycling markets Atlantic Pumps to release ‘Pump Book’ for mining, quarrying and recycling markets

The 80-page Pump Book has been designed as the ‘go-to guide’ for the mining, quarrying and recycling markets. Atlantic says early previews sent to a select number of individuals and groups have been positive and widely praised.

Danfoss Drives extends VACON 100 range of AC variable speed drives

The VACON 100 range has been extended to include standard enclosed drives supplied ready for immediate installation and commissioning. With a choice of IP21 or IP54 ingress protection ratings, the new drives include an auxiliary front door to provide safe access to control circuits.

Ruhrpumpen supplies API 674 pumps for gas dehydration package in Algeria Ruhrpumpen supplies API 674 pumps for gas dehydration package in Algeria

Ruhrpumpen has recently delivered two API 674 3rd edition reciprocating plunger pumps to Maloney Metalcraft for a gas dehydration package to be deployed in Algeria’s Timimoun Field Development Project.

Alfa Laval to provide pumps for Russian vegetable oil plant

Alfa Laval has won a SEK55 million order to supply equipment, including high speed separators, heat exchangers and pumps, for a vegetable oil plant in Russia.

CP Pumpen to deliver magnetic drive pumps for chemical customer in Benelux

The Swiss pump manufacturer CP Pumpen AG has won an order to supply five of its magnetic drive MKP pumps to a major chemical player in Benelux.

SPX FLow offers one of the widest ranges of pumps and valves from a single process supplier SPX FLow offers one of the widest ranges of pumps and valves from a single process supplier

At this year’s Pumps & Valves show in Antwerp, Belgium, on 20-21 April, manufacturer SPX Flow presented a selection of its wide range of pump and valve solutions with a focus on its APV and Johnson Pump brand offerings.

DESMI opens office in Sweden

DESMI has set up a new office in Gävle, north of Stockholm, in Sweden.

Alfa Laval FrontLine gasketed plate heat exchanger Alfa Laval FrontLine gasketed plate heat exchanger

Alfa Laval, a solutions provider within heat transfer, separation and fluid handling, offers the FrontLine heat exchanger for hygienic heat transfer applications.

New Hydra-Cell multi-function metering controller New Hydra-Cell multi-function metering controller

The ‘Control Freak’ from pump manufacturer Wanner International provides motor speed control for Hydra-Cell Metering Solutions pumps (or Hydra-Cell bare shaft pumps in metering applications) and is able to control multiple pumps with VFDs from a single point.

Eureka partners with Caprari in Norway

Eureka Pumps AS and Caprari SpA have formed a new distributor partnership for Norway.

VDMA's International Rotating Equipment Conference: an ideal showroom for manufacturers

The rotating equipment convention will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 14-15 September 2016, offering companies an abundant package of added value.

Fristam adds double-screw technology to its pump portfolio Fristam adds double-screw technology to its pump portfolio

Fristam, a manufacturer of stainless-steel pumps, continues to expand its range of hygienic centrifugal and positive displacement pumps by adding pumping units with double-screw technology.

Select Energy Services launches AquaLogic suite of automated water transfer solutions Select Energy Services launches AquaLogic suite of automated water transfer solutions

Select Energy Services, a provider of water management services, recently launched the automated equipment, including pumps and a proportioning system, that responds to operator specifications and changing conditions in real time.

Xylem-designed filtration solution will help protect Idaho’s Boise River

Xylem has secured a contract worth US$1.9 million from the City of Caldwell in Idaho, USA to add an advanced wastewater filtration system to the city’s existing wastewater treatment facility.

Wilo expands in sewage technology by acquiring GVA

Wilo SE has acquired GVA (Gesellschaft für Verfahren der Abwassertechnik mbH & Co KG), a German company specialising in system technology and components for biological sewage treatment.

LDT Dosiertechnik opens new facility in Hamburg LDT Dosiertechnik opens new facility in Hamburg

German dosing pump specialist LDT Dosiertechnik GmbH has moved to a new facility in Hamburg with a larger workshop area and extended storage capacity.

Xylem launches compact Flygt pump controller

Water technology company Xylem Inc. launched a compact plug-and-play pump controller with advanced monitoring and control capabilities to optimize wastewater pumping efficiency, at the IFAT trade show in Munich, Germany.

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

Boeing's collaboration with Grundfos, the new Grundfos shower booster pump and SAER's high flow pressure pumps at IFAT were the most popular news stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in May 2016.

SPX Flow appoints new president for Food and Beverage segment

Dwight Gibson is joining SPX Flow Inc as president of the company’s Food and Beverage segment.

OPW’s new LYNX coupler for terminal loading OPW’s new LYNX coupler for terminal loading

OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation, has added the LYNX coupler to its complete line of terminal solution offerings.

New Franklin Electric grinder pumps operate across various voltages

Franklin Electric Co., Inc., a manufacturer of submersible electric motors, now offers enhanced IGP Series grinder pumps that can operate on nominal voltages ranging from 208 V to 230 V in one model.

Sulzer introduces new Synconta lifting station

The new Synconta lifting station is a synthetic prefabricated sump, designed as a single or double pumping station for below-ground installation.