News for August 2016

News Archive

Grundfos submersible wastewater pumps available in two types of impellers

The Grundfos line of SL submersible wastewater pumps is available in motor ranges from 1.5 - 15 horsepower (HP) and in two types of impellers:

Tencarva extends service network with Dixie Pump acquisition Tencarva extends service network with Dixie Pump acquisition

US pump distributor Tencarva Machinery Co LLC has acquired Dixie Pump & Machine Works in Brookhaven, Mississippi from father and son owners Reggie and Collins Allen.

Zenit supplies Uniqa solution for pump station in New Zealand Zenit supplies Uniqa solution for pump station in New Zealand

Italy’s Zenit Group has installed a set of Uniqa pumps at a pump station in New Zealand.

Bilfinger Water Technologies renamed Aqseptence

Following its sale earlier this year to the Chinese company Chengdu Techcent Environment Group, the former Bilfinger subsidiary Water Technologies has been renamed Aqseptence Group.

Dates announced for FLOODEX Europe 2017

Following the success of Floodex 2016 in the UK, organisers have launched Floodex Europe 2017, which will take place from 1 – 2 November 2017 at Rai Amsterdam as part of Amsterdam International Water Week.

Industry leaders at Water 2016

This year the Water 2016 conference will take place from 22 – 23 November at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in London.

Graco improves pneumatic pump controller

Manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, Graco, has enchanced its CycleFlo™ pneumatic pump controller.

Grundfos merges South Korean companies

Grundfos is bringing together its three South Korean sales and production subsidiaries – Grundfos Pumps Korea, ChungSuk and Keum Jung Industrial – into one company.

Ebara establishes new company in Saudi Arabia Ebara establishes new company in Saudi Arabia

Ebara Corp has set up a new company in Dammam, Saudi Arabia to manufacture, sell and service pumps in Saudi Arabia.

Gamma/X now with optional Bluetooth module

Manufacturer of metering pumps and metering technology, ProMinent, has added optional Bluetooth control to its new solenoid driven metering pump, the gamma/X.

Maag integrates operations in Americas Maag integrates operations in Americas

Maag Automatik Inc, Gala Industries and Reduction Engineering Scheer have joined forces in the Americas region to provide products and customer service in North and South America.

Pentair to sell Valves & Controls business to Emerson

Pentair plc has reached an agreement to sell its Valves & Controls business to Emerson in a US$3.15 billion deal.

Atlas Copco to set up Vacuum Technique business area

Atlas Copco is to establish a fifth business area - Vacuum Technique - from 1 January 2017.

Grundfos appoints Operations VP for the Americas region

Eric Boutot has joined Grundfos as operations vice president for the Americas region.

CP Pumpen AG wins award

Swiss manufacturer of high-tech pumps, CP Pumpen, has received a silver award for its high level of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Eltorque releases QT50 actuator

Norwegian supplier of electric valve control, Eltorque, has launched its new, highly compact valve actuator, the QT50.

Flowserve announces enhanced Bearing Gard technology

The Flowserve Corporation, manufacturer of flow control products, has released its new Bearing Gard bearing isolator upgrade technology.

Schaustelle Wasser tours part of Wasser Berlin International 2017

Two themed tours will be part of Wasser Berlin International, which will take place from 28 – 31 March 2017.

LDT Dosatron design extended to ATEX-certified models

German dosing pump specialist, LDT Dosiertechnik GmbH, has expanded its range of LDT Dosatron pumps with ATEX certified models for use in explosive environments.

Nordson puts polymer melt delivery equipment under BKG brand

Nordson Corp is aligning all of its melt delivery systems under the BKG product brand name.

KSB to provide pumps for Brazilian cellulose production KSB to provide pumps for Brazilian cellulose production

KSB is to supply three boiler feed pumps this year for a new cellulose production plant located in Três Lagoas, Brazil.

Anchor Pumps celebrates 30th anniversary

UK pump supplier Anchor Pumps Ltd is celebrating 30 years in business.

Kelair Pumps redesigns website

Kelair Pumps Australia has launched a new look website at providing richer product information, enhanced search functionality and access to a variety of improved selection tools.

Krohne presents latest products at WEFTEC

At WEFTEC 2016, Krohne will be showcasing its range of water and wastewater products, including the latest analytical sensors, flow meters and level meters.

Bürkert offers two-way bellows control valve

Bürkert Fluid Control Systems has introduced a hygienic two-way bellows control valve for small flow rates which offers possibilities for a number of applications, including modular solutions.

Xylem and Bell & Gossett revamp pump controller

Water technology provider, Xylem and its Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand have released their updated TECHNOLOGIC variable frequency drive (VFD) pump controller.

Modular liquid ammonium sulfate feed system

Integrity Municipal Systems LLC (IMS) has recently announced the launch of its liquid ammonium sulfate (LAS) feed system.

Xylem expands Latin American dewatering pump rental business

Xylem Inc has opened three new dewatering pump rental hubs across Latin America this year.

Grundfos names new EVP for US Water Utility business

Grundfos has appointed Thomas Morrison as executive vice president of the company’s US Water Utility business.

Atlas Copco compressor upgrade

Atlas Copco has enhanced its 30 to 45 kW range of fixed-speed, oil-injected rotary screw compressors which now have a smaller footprint, lower noise levels and a more compact design.

NCH Europe to exhibit at SEPEM Industries trade show

NCH Europe, which specialises in industrial maintenance, waste water treatment and parts cleaning, will present its Torrent parts cleaner and the BioAmp and FreeFlow ranges at the SEPEM Industries trade show in Toulouse from 27 – 29 September 2016.

Andritz secures €140mn order for new pumped storage plant in Portugal

Andritz Hydro GmbH has been contracted by the Spanish energy utility Iberdrola Generación to supply the electromechanical equipment and the penstock for the new Gouvães pumped storage hydropower plant in Portugal.

Veolia finalises work at Scottish distillery Veolia finalises work at Scottish distillery

Veolia Water Technologies has successfully completed the £2.5m wastewater treatment plant for the £100m Macallan Distillery and visitor centre in Craigellachie, Moray.

Tsurumi begins expansion with grinder pump

Japanese pump manufacturer, Tsurumi, has begun its European expansion programme with the introduction of the 50GY series grinder pump.

BPMA and ESA sign mutual cooperation agreement

The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) and the European Sealing Association (ESA) have entered into a mutual cooperation agreement.

Amarinth awarded €500 000 pump order by Siirtec Nigi Amarinth awarded €500 000 pump order by Siirtec Nigi

Italian engineering and contracting company Siirtec Nigi has placed a €500 000 order with Amarinth for eight API 610 OH2 pumps for a gas dehydration and glycol regeneration package.

Xylem supplies Flygt pumps for sewage treatment plant expansion in Saudi Arabia

Xylem Inc has signed a US$13 million contract to provide an integrated wastewater treatment solution for water reuse as part of the Manfouha sewage treatment plant expansion in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Pall to present mobile water treatment units Pall to present mobile water treatment units

The Pall Corporation, which recently unveiled its new portfolio of mobile water products designed for municipal and industrial markets, will present them at WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, which begins on 26 September.

Grundfos USA appoints new general manager

Grundfos has promoted Jonathan Hamp-Adams to the newly-created role of general manager of Grundfos USA.

Three new models for mag-drive range Three new models for mag-drive range

The Finish Thompson ULTRAChem (UC) series of ETFE lined centrifugal pumps now includes three new models.

Sulzer to provide feedwater pumps for Chinese nuclear reactors Sulzer to provide feedwater pumps for Chinese nuclear reactors

Sulzer is to supply main feedwater pumps and start-up feedwater pumps for two Hualong No 1 nuclear reactors in China, owned by China Nuclear Power Engineering Co Ltd (CNPEC).

Wilo expands in Middle East with Dubai investment Wilo expands in Middle East with Dubai investment

German pump manufacturer Wilo SE is to build a local facility in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) South, in the United Arab Emirates.

July's most popular news stories on

A new mechanical seal from KSB, Hydro Inc's HI PTLA certification and SPX Flow's EDF contract were the most popular news stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in July 2016.

Busch develops Mink MV claw vacuum pump

Industrial vacuum pump manufacturer, Busch, has further developed its MM series of vacuum pumps to create the Mink MV series.