News for December 2016

News Archive

EBARA launches dry vacuum pump for semi-conductor industry EBARA launches dry vacuum pump for semi-conductor industry

Japanese pump manufacturer, the Ebara Corporation, will release its new model EV-L water-cooled dry vacuum pump for the semi-conductor industry in January 2017.

Lewa relaunches Webshop Lewa relaunches Webshop

The November 2016 relaunch of its Webshop is helping Lewa GmbH strengthen online sales of its Ecosmart pumps.

Chicago wastewater project showcases Danish technology

Grundfos is taking part in a Water Technology Alliance Chicago-led project to upgrade the Glenbard Wastewater Facility, near Chicago in the USA, to show how wastewater treatment can be done in a more energy efficient way.

NOV closes Fjords Processing acquisition

National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) has completed the acquisition of Fjords Processing from Akastor ASA.

Hydraulic Institute members reach consensus recommendation

Hydraulic Institute members recently reached a consensus recommendation for an energy conservation standard level for circulator pumps as part of ASRAC working group.

GEF 2017 to discuss environmental issues across the Gulf region

The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries’ Environmental and Sustainable Development Forum (GEF) will return in April 2017, bringing together leaders from across the globe to discuss the most pressing environmental issues confronting the GCC.

Blog post: savings from high-efficiency pumping Blog post: savings from high-efficiency pumping

Kieran Gagg, Transport Growth Centre Manager Western Region at Xylem, examines some of the areas where savings can be most rapidly achieved.

Italian exports and demand show increased growth Italian exports and demand show increased growth

A recent meeting between key Italian industrialists and political figures discussed the state of the Italy’s engineering exports.

Metso VP named Risk Manager of the Year

Heljo Laukkala, vice president, Risk Management at Metso Corp, has been recognised as Risk Manager of the Year by the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) and Commercial Risk Europe.

Amarinth delivers complex API 610 pump skid package for North Sea’s Mariner Platform

Amarinth has supplied a complex skid with an API 610 OH2 pump for a water treatment package for a de-sanding application to be used on the Mariner platform in the North Sea.

Ingersoll Rand discusses compressed air systems’ improvements at ManuTalk

Specialists in compression technologies and services, Ingersoll Rand, recently met with influential practitioners across the global industrial manufacturing sector at the Berlin ManuTalk conference.

VSX highlights 2017 Spaix User Conference VSX highlights 2017 Spaix User Conference

Specialists in software and internet solutions for the pump industry, VSX - Vogel Software, has announced the dates of the third Spaix User Conference.

Lewa acquires Seko’s plant in UAE

German metering and process diaphragm pump manufacturer Lewa GmbH has signed a purchase contract with Seko Middle East FZE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seko SpA, to take over the entire plant in the United Arab Emirates.

Ebara completes Kumamoto plant expansion

Ebara Corp has built a new manufacturing plant and related service facilities in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan following a ¥6.8 billion investment.

Bimba expands in vacuum technology with Vaccon acquisition

Bimba Manufacturing Co, an Illlinois, USA-based provider of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric motion solutions, has acquired vacuum pump specialist Vaccon Company Inc.

BPMA launches EU Directives advisory service BPMA launches EU Directives advisory service

The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) has introduced a new advisory service to help companies achieve and maintain the correct Conformity Assessment (CE) Marking procedures and documentation.

Pulsafeeder announces new line of diaphragm metering pumps Pulsafeeder announces new line of diaphragm metering pumps

Manufacturer of fluid handling technology, Pulsafeeder, has launched the PULSAPRO series of hydraulically actuated diaphragm metering pumps for the downstream oil & gas, chemical processing and water treatment industries.

Biwater wins US$1.2bn contract to provide water infrastructure in Kurdistan Biwater wins US$1.2bn contract to provide water infrastructure in Kurdistan

British water engineering company Biwater has been awarded a US$1.2 billion contract to deliver water and wastewater treatment infrastructure for the cities of Erbil and Sulaimani in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

WAYNE’s submersible model helps fight Zika virus WAYNE’s submersible model helps fight Zika virus

WAYNE Water Systems recently announced the launch of its WWB WaterBUG Submersible Water Removal Pump with Multi-Flo Technology, which is now assisting with water removal problems for homeowners in Puerto Rico.

Evoqua rehabilitates tertiary filtration for six US communities

Evoqua Water Technologies has supplied tertiary filtration rehab services through its DAVCO product line for six wastewater treatment plants in Texas, Alabama and Florida, USA.

Gardner Denver sells six Thunder Series pumps

Gardner Denver’s Petroleum & Industrial Pumps (P&IP) Division sold six Thunder Series pumps in October 2016.

Armstrong to showcase variable speed retrofit at AHR Expo

Fluid management systems’ manufacturer, Armstrong Fluid Technology, will demonstrate its Design Envelope Vertical-In-Line Retrofit at the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas, from 30 January – 1 February 2017.

ABB harmonics' surveys keep distortion in check ABB harmonics' surveys keep distortion in check

Power and automation provider, ABB, is offering on-site harmonics’ surveys that help companies reduce the risk of harmonic distortion.

TerraPower selects SPX Flow as design partner for primary sodium pumps TerraPower selects SPX Flow as design partner for primary sodium pumps

SPX Flow Inc is to design the pumps for TerraPower LLC’s Traveling Wave Reactor (TWR) plant.

Pitbull Industrial Pumps launches redesigned website Pitbull Industrial Pumps launches redesigned website

Illinois-based pneumatic displacement pump manufacturer, Pitbull Industrial Pumps, has redesigned its website to allow site visitors to find the information they need quickly and easily.

Bedford Pumps to supply high lift pumps for Thames Water AWTW Bedford Pumps to supply high lift pumps for Thames Water AWTW

Bedford Pumps has been awarded the contract to supply high lift pumps to Thames Water for its Coppermills Advanced Water Treatment Works (AWTW) in the UK.

Chopper pumps solve solids’ blockages

Manufacturer of centrifugal pumps, Vaughan Chopper Pumps, has provided a solution to sewer blockages by replacing failing submersible pumps.

Young Woman Engineers of the Year celebrated at IET awards ceremony Young Woman Engineers of the Year celebrated at IET awards ceremony

Three young female engineers have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards for their original work in engineering.

November's most popular stories on worldpumps.com

Sulzer's discussions to acquire Ensival Moret, GE's announcement that it was exploring the sale of its Water & Process Technologies business and a major pump order for KSB in Vietnam were the most-read stories on www.worldpumps.com in November.

Patterson Pump completes Morrison Pump acquisition

The Gorman-Rupp Co subsidiary Patterson Pump Co has closed its acquisition of Hollywood, Florida-based Morrison Pump Co.