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Pump Industry news, February 2017

2017 Pump Industry Awards voting closes 3 March

Voting will soon close for the 2017 Pump Industry Awards (PIA) so it’s time to find out more about the 2017 finalists and cast your vote.

Women in Engineering Day goes international in 2017

National Women in Engineering Day (NWED), which was set up 2014 to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), is going intern

Manufacturer and designer of condensate pumps for the air conditioning industry, Aspen Pumps, has introduced the first on-demand condensate pump called the

Supplier of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions, Sensata Technologies, has introduced the 116CP Pressure Sensor to impro

Finnish industrial machinery manufacturer, Metso, has reached an agreement with US simulation software company, Ansys, to develop the next generation of Me

German dosing pump specialist, LDT Dosiertechnik GmbH, has recently extended its range of diaphragm pumps by adding the DOSEURO D122N pump to its portfolio

Grundfos has launched its Who Runs the Water that Runs America initiative to help water and wastewater utilities raise public awareness of the many challen

Veolia has won a €156 million contract from the Sri Lankan National Water Supply and Drainage Board to help provide access to water in the Greater Matale a

Danish pump manufacturer DESMI has opened a new 3000 sq m production facility in Hyderabad, India.

Between 24 - 28 April 2017, ProMinent will be presenting some of its latest products as part of the international PUMPENplatz at the Hannover Messe in hall

Dr Thomas Seeberg has resigned as chairman and a member of KSB AG’s supervisory board, with effect from 28 February 2017.

The Weir Group plc has appointed Geetha Dabir to its group executive in the newly created position of chief technology officer.

Tests using Expanite coating treatment on austenitic stainless steel reduce abrasive wear by more than 60%.

Danish pump manufacturer, DESMI, has introduced OptiPower, which ensures maximum performance of electrical networks in marine and industrial installations.

A proposal to tackle global warming by thickening Arctic ice using millions of wind-powered pumps to move seawater on to the surface of the ice has been ou

The city of Jackson in Mississippi has signed a 10-year operations and management agreement with Veolia Water North America - South LLC.

Anderson Process, a Wisconsin-based supplier of process equipment and services, has acquired Werner-Todd Pump Co, a long-standing pump distributor and serv

Wilden's Saniflo Hygienic Series (HS) AODD pumps are designed to meet and exceed the strictest international regulatory guidelines for hygienic and pharmac

Flowserve Corp has secured an order worth almost US$80 million to provide pumps and ebulators for the Hengli Integrated Refining Complex Project in China.

Manufacturer of sanitary air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps, Almatec, part of PSG, a Dover company, will be showcasing its BIOCOR Series pumps for

German manufacturer of machinery and instrumentation, NETZSCH Pumps & Systems, is exhibiting its positive displacement pumps with accessories for water and

Consortium awarded £1.5 million grant to apply Blade Compressor as a turbo compounding technology.

The BPMA has reported that there continues to be evidence of illegal pump imports entering the UK from other countries, particularly Asia, that do not mee

TTP Group plc has launched TTP Ventus Ltd, a new spin-out company formed to commercialise the second generation of its Disc Pump micropump technology.

Manufacturer of environmental pumping systems, QED Environmental Systems, has announced the release of the LANDTEC BIOGAS 3000 Fixed Gas Analyzer.

Wilo has laid the foundation stone for its new facility in Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Zone), Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Netzsch Pumps North America LLC has hired Andreas Schmidt as regional sales manager for the Western Region.

Bioprocess control and systems integrator, ILS Automation, Inc., which designs and builds the AFC series of custom controllers, has launched its AFC 928 Du

Grundfos has launched its first assembly line for CRN pumps in the Middle East based at the company’s facilities in Jebel Ali in Dubai.

Sulzer has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new, state-of-the-art pump services facility that the company is building in Pasadena, Texas, USA.

US-based nanoscience specialist, Synavax, Inc., has launched its product, the Heat Shield High Heat, an industrial thermal insulation coating (TIC), which

Italian pump manufacturer, Caprari, took part in the Futuro Remoto (Remote Future) exhibition in October 2016, showcasing its DESERT submersible electric p

Pump manufacturer and supplier, Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) recently attended KNITTECH 2017, which took place from 10 – 13 February 2017 at the Tirupu

KSB has sold its KSB AMRI Inc subsidiary to Bray International Inc with effect from 31 January 2017.

Flowserve Corp has appointed R Scott Rowe as president and CEO of the company from 1 April 2017.

German pump manufacturer, Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau GmbH, will showcase its heavy-duty rotary lobe pumps for the chemical paint industry at the European

Italy's Dragflow has delivered a dredging hydraulic pump with frontal cutterhead for the construction of a fishing port near Jask in Iran.

A regeneration facility has replaced a manual method of measuring hazardous liquids in rail cars with the Signal Fire Remote Sensing System to increase wor

KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Germany will showcase its new 230 V version of the motor-mounted PumpDrive Eco variable speed system for HVAC applications at ISH F

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Italy’s Interpump Group has bought the Inoxpa Group, the Spanish manufacturer of process equipment and flow handling systems for the food, cosmetics and ph

Hayward Tyler Group plc has appointed Dr Colin Elcoate to the newly created non board position of chief commercial officer (CCO).

International supplier of engineered solutions, process equipment and turn-key systems, SPX Flow, has translated its maintenance videos for the APV brand D

Chris Wright is a research scientist whose research focuses on the use and maintenance of heat transfer fluids in manufacturing and processing, which inclu

Specialist in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, Wilden, a PSG Dover company, has released ductile iron versions of its Advanced FIT AOD

Sulzer has completed the acquisition of Ensival Moret (EM) from Moret Industries.

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