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Pump Industry news, March 2017

US-based provider of onsite pump system maintenance, repairs to municipal, commercial, industrial and residential customers, PumpMan Holdings LLC, has anno

'Tree-on-a-chip' pump may enable small robots

A microfluidic device which mimics the pumping mechanism of trees has been designed by MIT engineers. The development may enable robots whose motions are p

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has released the U1000 iQpump drive, which provides extremely low harmonic distortion in a space-savi

The 2017 Pump Industry Awards winners announced at a gala dinner.

Sulzer is to provide maintenance and repair services for ABB medium and high voltage motors and generators in the UK market.

A strong second half of the year helped Grundfos achieve organic growth of 0.5% in 2016, measured in local currencies and net of divestments.

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) presented the Pump Industry Excellence Awards at its 2017 Annual Conference & Centennial Celebration in Orlando, Florida on 10

Schlumberger and Weatherford are to set up OneStim, a 70/30 joint venture to deliver completions products and services for the development of unconventiona

Invertek Drives’ sales partner in the Netherlands, Hiflex Automatiseringstechniek BV, recently exhibited Invertek’s Optidrive range at the AQUA Netherlands

US manufacturer of thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, Asahi/America, Inc., has announced the Omni Type-27, the next generation Omni ball valve.

Reich-KUPPLUNGEN has developed a range of flexible couplings specifically targeted at fire pump systems used in emergency situations.

Stephen Learney is now global general manager and Robert Roy is the new commercial director for Europe, Middle East and Asia at Haskel.

UK-based Atlantic Pumps has entered into three European distribution deals in the first two months of 2017.

Tiny, low cost, paper pumps that use capillary action to power portable microfluidic devices have been developed by US researchers, opening the door to a r

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s employees have donated C$10 000 to WaterAid, the international charity dedicated to providing access to safe water, hygiene an

Weir Flow Control has secured a multi-million euro order to supply valves for Maersk Oil’s Culzean Gas Field development in the North Sea.

UNIQA's unique cooling system is set to meet the most challenging civil and industrial wastewater needs.

A new ranage of Lowara smart pumps was launched by Xylem at the ISH trade fair in Germany last week

Fredrik Östbye is joining Grundfos as group vice president and head of digital transformation.

Specialist in peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies, Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), will be unveiling a host of products

Lewa GmbH has commissioned its newly designed process pump testing room in Leonberg, Germany.

The Water Market Reform one-day conference will take place on 27 June at the Radisson Blu Portman hotel in London.

A four-day STEM extravaganza for young people is underway at the NEC in Birmingham.

Blackmer launches its GNX and GNXH series of sliding vane pumps.

AESSEAL has launched two new products designed for the protection of bearings in electric motors and equipment with tilting pad bearings.

Global industrial equipment supplier, Wanner International, has said that its Hydra-Cell pumps meet the challenges of flue gas scrubbing in terms of corros

Vacuum pump specialist, Leybold GmbH recently developed a family of dry-compressing multi-stage Roots vacuum pumps, the ECODRY plus, and has now launched a

Recent trends in equipment, design and technology will be discussed at the 5th edition of the Sustainable Hydropower Development Forum.

Siemens has installed a 3D-printed impeller for a fire protection pump in a nuclear power plant.

Compressor distributor Air Kraft helps companies achieve annual reductions in compressed air power consumption of as much as £60,000.

A sand pump replaced an excavator to clear sludge and sediment from a Polish fish farm

2017 marks 100 years since Crane Packing Co launched in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

The Nautilus 27 will avoid the necessity to oversize the pump in order to generate sufficient head.

Wilo USA LLC has taken over the operative business of US pump producers Weil Pump Co Inc and Scot Pump Co and the component manufacturer Karak Machine Corp

French utility Suez and Canadian institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) have entered into a binding agreement to purchase GE

SPX Flow Inc’s board of directors has elected independent director Robert (Bob) F Hull as chairman of the board.

German pump manufacturer, Bungartz, will be demonstrating its V-AN pump range at the Hanover Trade Fair from 24 – 28 April.

Electric Torque Machines (ETM) M-Series direct drive motor cost and operational advantages have been validated for driving peristaltic pumps.

The Weir Group plc has appointed Rosemary McGinness to its Group Executive as Chief People Officer (CPO).

Colfax Corp has entered into a binding agreement to purchase Siemens Turbomachinery Equipment GmbH (STE) from Siemens AG in a €195 million deal.

Flow control technology provider Gardner Denver Holdings Inc has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission

Sealing solutions provider, Inpro/Seal, a Waukesha Bearings business, has launched its latest Bearing Isolator, the VB45-S, the next generation in a 40-yea

Ingersoll Rand will demonstrate its latest compressed air technologies at ComVac 2017, as well as debuting its CARE Suite service offerings.

Sulzer Dowding & Mills (UK) Limited has changed its legal name to Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services (UK) Limited.

Flowserve Corp has named Jay Roueche as interim chief financial officer, following the departure of Karyn Ovelmen.

KSB Group is supplying six reactor coolant pumps for the first two units of the new Zhangzhou power plant in Fujian province, China.

Manufacturer and designer of pumps and systems, Grundfos, is expanding its use of ANSYS simulation software to enable it to harness the power of the Intern

US-based manufacturer and provider of high-quality dewatering and construction pumps, Thompson Pump, will be unveiling its concept “Pump of the Future” at

At the ISH world trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, 14-18 March 2017, visitors will be able to see and touch market-ready products relating to water and ener

A way of estimating groundwater resources in Africa using low-cost mobile technologies fitted to existing hand pumps has been developed by University of Ox

Heat transfer, separation and fluid handling solutions provider, Alfa Laval, has introduced the TJ40G rotary tank cleaning machine, which uses a high-impac

A proposal to refreeze Arctic ice using 10 million wind-powered pumps, Interpump’s acquisition of Inoxpa Pumps and the appointment of Scott Rowe as Flowser

The Weir Group has published a whitepaper which looks at the advances its Specialty Pumps team has made in pitot tube technology.

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