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Pump Industry news, July 2017

Rearranging the pump to a between bearing (BB) and moving the pitot tube discharge so it is opposed to the suction removes all obstructions, decreasing fri

Weir completes acquisition of KOP Surface Products

Weir Oil & Gas has completed its acquisition of wellhead technologies and services provider KOP Surface Products from Akastor ASA in a US$114 million deal.


The non-contact Dosic ultrasonic flow sensor is used to detect the flow volume of conductive and non-conductive liquids.


Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover company is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at drinktec 2017.


SPX Flow Inc’s ClydeUnion Pumps is to supply 16 safety related pump packages to EDF Energy’s 3.2 GW Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset, UK.


Xylem’s Lowara Q-SMART is a fixed speed electronic control panel for pressure boosting and sewage systems.


Krohne’s large diameter mass flowmeter can be used for bulk measurement and custody transfer of petroleum and oil, as well as other liquids.


Rebecca Martinez O’Mara has joined Grundfos Pumps Corp as vice president of Service for the Americas region.


The Atlas Copco AB board of directors has appointed Per Lindberg as the first president and CEO of Epiroc AB, the company that it plans to dividend out nex


This White Paper by Weir looks at the ways in which pitot tube pumps can excel in low flow high head applications and are able to operate reliably througho


The new website for Vesconite contains product information for technicians, as well as case studies where these products have been installed.


Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump manufacturer Wilden has launched a new online store through a self-directed e-commerce platform.


Visit booth 916 at WEFTEC 2017 to learn more about Krohne’s latest flow and level meters.


Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau GmbH has transferred all of its operational business areas to the newly-created spin-off company Vogelsang GmbH & Co KG from 1


Atlas Copco has launched a DZM multiple dry claw vacuum pump system.


A striking pumping station in London designed by John Outram has been listed as one of England's finest examples of post-modern architecture.


Supa-Stelth pumps aim to reduce global pollution


Condensate pump manufacturer Aspen Pumps Ltd has bought air conditioning and refrigeration tool specialist Javac UK.


New Fluid Technology Pty Ltd (Australia) has announced a range of 110v - 220v single phase Supa-Stelth pumps.


Pump-related M&A activity remained strong in the second quarter of 2017, with a number of cross-border deals. The transactions that World Pumps covered dur


German pump and pump system manufacturer Wilo is reorganizing its executive board around technology, sales, finance and chair from 1 August 2017.


Find out about the latest technological advancements in pitot tube pumps in this White Paper from Weir.


Grundfos recently launched SCALA2, a fully integrated water booster pump.


The pumps, by Vogelsang, have been designed to gently pump grapes, grape must and wine.


Armstrong Fluid Technology is relocating its Shanghai office as it expands to serve as both a Regional Sales Excellence Center and headquarters for the com


KSB has launched the Aporis double-offset butterfly valve with elastomer sealing element.


Amarinth has delivered two bespoke super duplex API 610 VS4 vertical sump pumps to Descon Engineering for the Borouge petrochemicals complex in Ruwais, Abu


UK AIM-listed engineering group Avingtrans plc has made a recommended offer to acquire the entire share capital of Hayward Tyler Group plc.


Franklin Electric Co. launched FE Select, a digital pump selector software tool.


Pelican Energy Partners has sold downhole sand protection tool provider Multilift to Forum Energy Technologies.


Triark pumps have helped an abattoir create a biological route for the disposal of its waste.


Halliburton Co has acquired electric submersible pump (ESP) technology and services provider Summit ESP.


Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Saudi Aramco are to set up a joint venture in Saudi Arabia to produce engines and marine pumps.


Xylem Inc has officially opened a multi-million euro innovation centre in northern Italy which will focus on the development of pumping technologies for re


The TX Series sliding vane pumps by Blackmer®, part of PSG®, a Dover company, have been created for use in the transfer of petroleum-based products, such a


The ADRA-Grundfos partnership is part of a 5-year campaign to bring water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions to 10 million vulnerable people.


Atlas Copco has launched the GVS A range of oil-sealed rotary vane vacuum pumps, which is cooler, quieter and up to 15% more efficient than the previous GV


WEG has introduced the SSW900 series of soft starters which are designed for industrial and commercial applications.


Zenit has been performing a series of tests on the coating of the UNIQA model, to improve its reliability and durability.


Japan’s Nidec Corp has acquired a 100% ownership interest in LGB Elettropompe Srl (LGB), an Italian commercial pump and motor manufacturer.


Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc has completed the acquisition of US thermal technologies company Chromalox Inc.


Mechanical seal specialist Aesseal has invested a further £500 000 in its testing facility in Rotherham, UK.


The most popular stories on the World Pumps website in June 2017 were:


SPX Flow is setting up a joint venture with the WTE Wajdi Group to service rotating and static equipment, including pumps, for oil and gas, industrial and


Quattroflow’s chamber replacing system aims to replace single-use pump chamber in less than 30 seconds.


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