News for October 2016

News Archive

Akastor to sell Fjords Processing to National Oilwell Varco

Norwegian oil services investment company Akastor ASA has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Fjords Processing to National Oilwell Varco (NOV) in a NOK1200 million deal.

Xylem inaugurates manufacturing facility in Dubai

Xylem has officially opened its new manufacturing facility in Jebel Ali, Dubai.

Honeywell collaborates with Flowserve on Industrial Internet Of Things (IIoT)

Honeywell is to collaborate with Flowserve Corp to provide Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions to help industrial customers make their operations safer, more efficient and more reliable.

Sepro Mineral Systems buys Canadian peristaltic pump maker Canamix

Sepro Mineral Systems Corp has acquired Canamix Processing Systems Ltd, a Canadian company that specializes in the production of agitators, attrition cells and peristaltic pumps for the North American and international markets.

Young Woman Engineer (YWE) of the Year awards ceremony

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) will host its Young Woman Engineer of the Year awards ceremony on 1 December 2016 at its headquarters in Savoy Place in London.

Call for Nominations: Motion Control Industry (MCI) Awards 2017 Call for Nominations: Motion Control Industry (MCI) Awards 2017

Nominations are now being considered for the MCI Awards for 2107. Entries can be from any company, product, application or individual within the motion control arena.

Grundfos extends hydraulic range to 42 HP for SL & SE

Grundfos is increasing its SL and SE range of wastewater pumps to include medium, high and super high hydraulic offerings from 12 to 42 horsepower (HP).

Sundyne announces improved gearbox output seal Sundyne announces improved gearbox output seal

Designer and manufacturer of highly-engineered centrifugal pumps for use in oil and gas production, Sundyne, has launched its new improved gearbox output seal, the SundSEAL, for customers throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Franklin Electric unveils new models at ASPE Franklin Electric unveils new models at ASPE

Manufacturer of complete pumping systems, the Franklin Electric Co., Inc., will introduce a wide range of products at ASPE 2016, including the Little Giant 6EC series and the 10EC series.

Sulzer to transfer spare parts business to Rotating Equipment Services unit Sulzer to transfer spare parts business to Rotating Equipment Services unit

Sulzer is moving its spare parts business from the company’s Pumps Equipment division to the Rotating Equipment Services division.

Aspen Pumps wins RAC Cooling Industry award Aspen Pumps wins RAC Cooling Industry award

Sussex-based Aspen Pumps’ intelligent air conditioning (AC) condensate pump has won the Air Conditioning Product of the Year: Accessory, Component or Process category.

Remote controlled Dragflow dredge cleans coal mine tailing ponds Remote controlled Dragflow dredge cleans coal mine tailing ponds

Italy’s Dragflow Srl has supplied a remote controlled dredge for tailing ponds cleaning in Germany.

Xylem mobilizes pumps to deal with Hurricane Matthew Xylem mobilizes pumps to deal with Hurricane Matthew

Xylem Inc activated emergency preparedness and response initiatives in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, which struck the southeastern United States earlier this month.

GM Treble appointed UK distributor for Gusher Pumps

GM Treble is now the sole UK distributor for US company Gusher Pumps.

Pentair to acquire Iceland’s Vaki Aquaculture Systems

Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems Inc has entered into an agreement to acquire Vaki Aquaculture Systems Ltd, an aquaculture equipment manufacturer based in Kópavogur, Iceland.

WEG’s new automation range on show at SPS IPC Drives WEG’s new automation range on show at SPS IPC Drives

Manufacturer of motor and drive technology, WEG, will showcase its latest automation technology at this year’s SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany from 22–24 November.

Jump announces JE Series for explosive atmospheres Jump announces JE Series for explosive atmospheres

French pump manufacturer, Jump, has certified its eccentric disc pump range, the JE Series, for ATEX Zone 1 so that they now comply with the 2014/34/UE Directive on equipment and protection systems.

Pneumatic actuator with tandem piston

KSB’s Luxembourg subsidiary, SISTO Armaturen S.A., has launched the new double-acting or single-acting pneumatic actuator from the SISTO-LAP-500 range.

Xylem wins 2016 IBEX Innovation Award

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) recently announced that water technology company, Xylem, has won the IBEX 2016 Innovation Awards – Mechanical Systems for its Rule brand next generation bilge pumps.

Caprari submersible pumps protect town from flooding

International pump manufacturer, Caprari, provides electric pumps and submersible motors for both civil and industrial use. The company’s submersible electric pumps saved the day in the town of Drosendorf in Germany, which was under constant threat of flooding from the nearby Leitenbach river.

ACWA Services to provide nitrate removal plant for Thames Water ACWA Services to provide nitrate removal plant for Thames Water

Thames Water, through its alliance partnership Eight2O, has awarded a design and build contract to ACWA Services for a new state-of-the-art ion exchange nitrate removal plant at its Upper Swell water treatment works in Gloucestershire, UK.

SPX Flow: preliminary Q3 results

SPX Flow Inc is expecting revenue for the third quarter of 2016 to be approximately US$467 million, down from the previous guidance range of US$490 million–US$510 million.

GEA offers extended service level options GEA offers extended service level options

Supplier of process technology for the food industry, GEA, has introduced the GEA PerformancePlus, giving its customers service level options that extend beyond routine preventative maintenance.

JRH showcases zero energy agri water pump JRH showcases zero energy agri water pump

JRH Water Management, which specialises in rain water harvesting and water technology, is launching its zero energy water pumps in November at the Newark Showground.

Edwards presents turbomolecular pump at Vacuum Expo Edwards presents turbomolecular pump at Vacuum Expo

Developer and manufacturer of vacuum products and exhaust management, Edwards, recently launched its new nEXT85 turbomolecular pump at Vacuum Expo 2016.

Xylem opens pump rental and services hub in Dubai Xylem opens pump rental and services hub in Dubai

Xylem Inc has set up a new pump rental and service business in Jebel Ali, Dubai to serve growing demand from the construction and infrastructure sectors, as well as municipal customers, across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Amarinth secures €500 000 pump order for Abu Dhabi project Amarinth secures €500 000 pump order for Abu Dhabi project

Amarinth has received an order worth more than €500 000 from Fjords Processing in France to supply eight API 610 OH2 desalting system recycling pumps for the Al Dabb’iya Facilities Development Phase III project in Abu Dhabi.

HMS Group to supply US$7mn worth of pumping equipment for Indian nuclear power plant

Russia’s HMS Group has signed contracts worth US$7 million for the delivery of pumping equipment for a nuclear power plant in India.

Cat Pumps introduces hydrostatic pressure test unit Cat Pumps introduces hydrostatic pressure test unit

Manufacturer of high-pressure piston and plunger pumps, Cat Pumps, has developed its own dedicated hydrostatic pressure test unit (HTU).

Wanner releases high horsepower quintuplex range Wanner releases high horsepower quintuplex range

Pump designer and manufacturer, Wanner International, has recently launched the Hydra-Cell Q series of high horsepower quintuplex diaphragm pumps.

Tacmina appoints Tapflo as authorized distributor in South Africa

Japan’s Tacmina Corp has named Tapflo Group as an authorized distributor in South Africa for its solenoid and motor driven metering pumps including smoothflow pumps.

Westinghouse to acquire nuclear equipment supplier NLI

Westinghouse Electric Co LLC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AZZ Inc’s Nuclear Logistics Inc (NLI), a supplier of safety-related equipment solutions to the nuclear industry.

Armstrong’s Rising Stars support WaterAid

Armstrong Fluid Technology has launched a worldwide employee talent show to raise money for WaterAid, the international charity dedicated to providing access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation.

DXP Enterprises divests non-core fastener distribution business

DXP Enterprises Inc has sold Vertex Corporate Holdings Inc, a master distributor of industrial fasteners, to Houston Wire & Cable Co (HWC).

Leybold launches new online eShop Leybold launches new online eShop

Leybold GmbH, the former Oerlikon Leybold vacuum business which is now owned by Atlas Copco AB, has a new online shop at www.leyboldproducts.com.

Bell & Gossett introduces PLEV formula to gauge performance

Bell & Gossett (B&G), part of the Xylem brand, has recently released its PLEV pump selection criteria, which helps HVAC system designers select pumps to ensure the most efficient hydronic system performance.

Call for Papers – EEMODS ‘17 10th International Conference

The University of L'Aquila in Italy, with the scientific and technical support of the European Commission Joint Research Centre, is organizing the 10th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems (EEMODS'17).

Xylem shapes future vision at World Water Congress Xylem shapes future vision at World Water Congress

Executives from global water technology company, Xylem Inc., will participate in keynote addresses, leadership forums, workshops and technical sessions at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, which is about to take place in Brisbane, Australia.

Schneider launches advanced software application Schneider launches advanced software application

Energy management and automation specialist, Schneider Electric, has recently announced the general availability of the Aquis 7.0, an advanced software application for water distribution network management.

Graco announces natural gas-operated line for oil and gas

Manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, Graco Inc., has launched its new line of Husky 1050 natural gas-operated double diaphragm pumps for the midstream and upstream oil and gas markets.

Weir appoints John Heasley as CFO Weir appoints John Heasley as CFO

Weir Group plc has named its Flow Control division managing director John Heasley as chief financial officer of the company.

GE Oil & Gas to provide progressing cavity pumps and services for Petroleum Development Oman

GE Oil & Gas has signed a long-term, multi-million-dollar contract with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) for the provision of progressive cavity pump (PCP) equipment and related services starting in the third quarter of 2016.

Bell & Gossett receives award in HVAC category Bell & Gossett receives award in HVAC category

The Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand, part of Xylem Inc., has received a Product of the Year award for its Suction Diffuser Plus from Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) magazine.

Schaeffler releases online rolling bearing calculation software

Precision bearing manufacturer Schaeffler (UK) Ltd has launched an online rolling bearing calculation module for hydraulic pumps.

Xylem unveils fifth generation intelligent control system Xylem unveils fifth generation intelligent control system

Global water technology provider, Xylem, has introduced the fifth generation HYDROVAR, an intelligent control system that accurately adapts to system demands.

Ruhrpumpen delivers API 674 pump for synthetic crude demo plant in Texas Ruhrpumpen delivers API 674 pump for synthetic crude demo plant in Texas

Ruhrpumpen has recently completed an order from INFRA Technology for an API 674 3rd edition reciprocating plunger pump for use in a plant demonstrating the production of synthetic crude from natural gas in Wharton, Texas, USA.

NETZSCH expands FSIP design concept NETZSCH expands FSIP design concept

German pump manufacturer, Netzsch Pumps & Systems, has introduced an FSIP version of the NEMO progressing cavity pump.

September's most popular news stories on www.worldpumps.com

Weir's new low-flow pump, Grundfos's half-year results and the planned retirement of Flowserve's CEO were the most popular stories with visitors to www.worldpumps.com in September.