News for January 2017

News Archive

Bell & Gossett to showcase pumps and drives at 2017 AHR Expo

Bell & Gossett (B&G), a Xylem brand, will exhibit its line of energy-efficient pumps and technologically advanced drives during the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR) from 30 January to 1 February.

WEG to discuss best practice at PCIC Middle East WEG to discuss best practice at PCIC Middle East

Manufacturer of motor and drive technology, WEG, will consider the importance of installing and maintaining motors correctly at this year’s Petroleum & Chemical Industry Conference (PCIC) Middle East in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

Atlas Copco to showcase products at CONEXPO 2017 Atlas Copco to showcase products at CONEXPO 2017

Atlas Copco Portable Energy will launch a new range of generators, portable compressors and pumps at CONEXPO 2017, the three-yearly international gathering for the construction industries.

KSB expands circulator range KSB expands circulator range

In March 2017, German pump manufacturer, KSB Aktiengesellschaft, will launch the Calio SI type series in four design variants, expanding its high-efficiency circulator range.

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 to take place in Las Vegas CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 to take place in Las Vegas

The three-yearly international gathering for the construction industries, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, will take place 7 – 11 March 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

EKKI acquires and integrates Deccan Pumps Pvt Ltd EKKI acquires and integrates Deccan Pumps Pvt Ltd

The shareholders of Coimbatore, India-based pumps and systems manufacturer EKKI Group have completed the acquisition and integration of Deccan Pumps Private Ltd, a provider of sump submersibles, monoblocs and surface pumps.

Ceco Environmental CEO Jeff Lang to step down

Jeff Lang, Ceco Environmental Corp’s CEO and president, is to step down with effect from 1 February 2017.

Xylem secures US$1.5mn pump replacement contract at North Carolina wastewater plant

Xylem Inc has won a US$1.5 million contract to provide new, more efficient pumps for a wastewater treatment plant in Pineville, North Carolina, USA.

Bell & Gossett releases Q1 2017 Little Red Schoolhouse schedule Bell & Gossett releases Q1 2017 Little Red Schoolhouse schedule

Online training with virtual curriculum that is available to a global audience.

Viking adds new sizes to universal seal pumps Viking adds new sizes to universal seal pumps

Four new sizes have been added to Viking Pump’s universal seal pumps

Atlas Copco to split into two listed companies

Atlas Copco AB’s board of directors is proposing to split the group into two separate, listed companies in 2018.

Ruhrpumpen supplies seawater lift pump package for Cyrus FPSO Ruhrpumpen supplies seawater lift pump package for Cyrus FPSO

Ruhrpumpen has announced the successful commissioning of a seawater lift pump package on the Cyrus floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel owned and operated by Avantgarde Petroleum Co.

2017 Middle East Heavy Oil Congress programme announced 2017 Middle East Heavy Oil Congress programme announced

The Conference programme for the 2nd Middle East Heavy Oil Congress (MEHOC) has been revealed following a rigorous review of over 150 abstract submissions by the technical committee.

Amarinth wins second API 610 OH2 pump order for Total’s Egina FPSO Amarinth wins second API 610 OH2 pump order for Total’s Egina FPSO

Amarinth has secured a further order for API 610 OH2 pumps to be used aboard Total’s new Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel.

GIW appoints new VP Sales and Marketing

Centrifugal slurry pump manufacturer GIW Industries Inc has named Jonathan Samuel as vice president Sales and Marketing.

Energy Recovery partners with Düchting Pumpen

Energy Recovery Inc has signed a master agreement with Düchting Pumpen, packaging its Pressure Exchanger technology with the German pump manufacturer’s pumping solutions.

Xylem’s new website offers pre-owned Godwin pumps Xylem’s new website offers pre-owned Godwin pumps

Global water technology company, Xylem, has launched a new website which provides customers with the option of purchasing factory certified pre-owned Godwin pumps.

Clark Solutions adds versatility to its peristaltic pump lines Clark Solutions adds versatility to its peristaltic pump lines

Pump, valve and instrumentation manufacturer, Clark Solutions, is offering its peristaltic pumps, the Boxer 9K/9QQ and Boxer 15KS/15QQ, with optional DC gear or stepper motor drives.

Gabelli’s 27th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium

Gabelli & Co will host its 27th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium on 1 March 2017 in New York City.

Dean Pump signs international distribution agreement with Dorian Drake

Ceco Environmental’s Dean Pump has entered into a distribution agreement with Dorian Drake International Inc.

Pump Industry Awards final call for entries Pump Industry Awards final call for entries

There is still time to submit entries for the 2017 Pump Industry Awards (PIA) programme. The deadline is set for 23 January and entering is easy and free of charge.

LDT adds new Dosatron food line pump to portfolio

German pump supplier, LDT Dosiertechnik GmbH, has added a new Dosatron food line proportional pump to its portfolio, offering reliable dosing for food safety and sanitary applications

Westinghouse places first steam generator at VC Summer Unit 2

Westinghouse Electric Co has completed a key delivery milestone at the VC Summer AP1000 plant site near Jenkinsville, South Carolina, USA, with the placement of the first steam generator for Unit 2.

New VSDs from Danfoss meet challenging demands

Two new high-power variable speed drives from Danfoss Drives have proved themselves in a demanding pump application for Exsel Pumps, a provider of specialist pump hire services.

Bungartz to exhibit functional model at Chemtech

German centrifual pump manufacturer, Bungartz, will showcase a functional model of its MOS pump at India's largest chemical and process industry trade fair, the Chemtech World Expo.

Pump Industry Awards 2017 Gala Dinner celebration Pump Industry Awards 2017 Gala Dinner celebration

The Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) has announced that its Gala Dinner and Pump Industry Awards 2017 will take place on 23 March at the Crowne Plaza in Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire.

Top 10 World Pumps feature articles of 2016 Top 10 World Pumps feature articles of 2016

A mobile app which identifies a pump's energy saving potential, a review of pumping technologies, and new pump testing challenges are the topics covered in the three most popular World Pumps features of 2016. Read the complete top 10 list here.

Sulzer pumps selected for two major water supply projects in Brazil Sulzer pumps selected for two major water supply projects in Brazil

Sulzer is to provide water transportation pumps for two major Sabesp water supply projects in Brazil.

Weir names new president for Flow Control

Weir Group has appointed David Paradis as president of the Weir Flow Control division.

Executive board changes at Hermetic-Pumpen

Dr Roland Krämer has retired from the executive board of Hermetic-Pumpen GmbH, after 46 years of service with the owner-managed company.

ITT appoints Luca Savi as chief operating officer

ITT Inc has named Motion Technologies president Luca Savi as chief operating officer of the company.

SPX Flow adds Compact Series to Lightnin brand

Manufactured by SPX FLOW in the Asia-Pacific region, the new Compact Series gives customers the chance to benefit from Lightnin mixing technology in a more economical, simpler variant of mixer or agitator.

Pentair awards 2016 community grants

The Pentair Foundation has awarded grants totalling more than US$750 000 to 41 community-based organizations around the world that are focused on providing services related to water, food and education.

New CFO at Idex

Idex Corp has appointed William Grogan as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company.

INDOWATER 2017 considers fast-growing Indonesian water & wastewater industry INDOWATER 2017 considers fast-growing Indonesian water & wastewater industry

Indonesia's largest international water and wastewater trade show, INDOWATER 2017, will take place from 12 -14 July 2017 at the Jakarta Convention Center, in conjunction with INDORENERGY and INDOWASTE.

Pump Industry Awards 2017 nominations deadline Pump Industry Awards 2017 nominations deadline

Nominations for the Pump Industry Awards 2017 close on 23 January and the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) is making a final call for nominations.

Finish Thompson offers new tube length option Finish Thompson offers new tube length option

Manufacturer of drum emptying pumps and specialist centrifugal pumps, Finish Thompson, is now offering a new tube length option to expand the scope of its FTI drum pumps.

Invertek sells one million variable frequency drives Invertek sells one million variable frequency drives

Welshpool-based manufacturer of variable frequency drives, Invertek Drives, is celebrating the sale of one million variable frequency drives worldwide.

DESMI adds new overhaul videos to its collection

Danish pump manufacturer, DESMI, has announced that it has added three new overhaul videos to its series.

Grundfos names new head of quality

Grundfos has appointed Jean-Luc Daudon as its new vice president of group quality.

Valmet to supply white liquor pressure disc filter to Japan’s Daio Paper Valmet to supply white liquor pressure disc filter to Japan’s Daio Paper

Valmet is to deliver a white liquor pressure disc filter to Daio Paper Co. Ltd’s Mishima pulp mill in Japan.

Gorman-Rupp appoints new CFO

The Gorman-Rupp Co board of directors has elected James C Kerr to the position of chief financial officer effective 1 January 2017, in accordance with the company’s succession plan announced last July.

Ruhrpumpen provides 4 mainline pumps for Indian oil pumping station Ruhrpumpen provides 4 mainline pumps for Indian oil pumping station

Ruhrpumpen has successfully executed an order from Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) to supply four horizontal split case centrifugal pumps for use in one of India’s major oil pumping stations.

Ebara donates pumps to Vietnamese university Ebara donates pumps to Vietnamese university

Ebara Corp has given pumps to Vietnam’s Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City (IUH) as part of the company’s international cooperation activities through technical guidance.

Watson-Marlow opens Canadian office

Peristaltic pump specialist Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has opened a new Canadian sales and support hub, Watson-Marlow Canada Inc, in Concord, Ontario.

World Pumps' Top 10 business news stories of 2016

Sulzer, Flowserve, Bilfinger, Curtiss-Wright, SPX Flow, Grundfos, Ebara and Pentair featured in 2016's 10 most popular business news stories on the World Pumps website.

Grundfos introduces MGE with IE5 efficiency Grundfos introduces MGE with IE5 efficiency

Pump manufacturer, Grundfos, has announced the release of its new MGE motor with IE5 efficiency.