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Pump Industry news, January 2021

Top 10 pump business news stories of 2020

Acquisitions, divestments, job losses, investments and the launch of a new company.

Daikin confirms participation in ISH digital 2021

ISH digital 2021 will take place virtually from 22–26 March 2021.


The webinars focus on theoretical issues and products and cover topical issues related to solutions for wastewater treatment.


The valve is designed for priority flow sharing for mini and micro machinery.


The DAS captures, dewaters, compacts and conveys solids in a single system.


Gicon Pumps & Equipment Inc operates in Texas.


Opito is a global skills organisation for the energy industry.


The bearing material, Hitemp 160, can operate in temperatures up to 160°C and is resistant to abrasives.


The ASCO 141 series ARCS is designed for use as a component in safety instrumented systems.


Intelligent Asset Management is for use with intelligent actuators in applications including the oil and gas and water and power industries.


Recognised for an “Outstanding Culture of Well-Being”.


The new Spaix 5 version 2021 includes optimisation of program performance and improved pump selection features.


The connectivity kit allows intelligent Design Envelope pumps to be easily connected.


Takes a 20% stake in the industrial Internet of Things specialist.


Unibloc manufactures PD pumps for sanitary flow control applications.


The AC power variant of the PAX1 low voltage actuators is designed for use in remote explosion-proof locations.


The acquisition expands OTC's footprint in the US Midwest.


Acquires Complete Dewatering Pumps & Wellpoints.


Following extensive testing, the pumps will be powered by hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) which will significantly cut emissions.


The part was manufactured, inspected and shipped within an hour.


Will strengthen Ebara's access to markets in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa.


Expansion comes six months after the site opened.


Hans Christiaan Laheij joins on 15 January 2021.


The BIS and BEE renewed certification is for KBL's 320 and 45 models respectively.


Acquisition adds screening, sedimentation and filtration solutions to Sulzer portfolio.


Abel will join Idex’s Fluid and Metering Technologies segment.


In March, Xylem began re-purposing some internal manufacturing capacity to develop protective face shields for essential workers.


The PAC H is a centrifugal pump that can handle liquids containing solids of up to 89 mm (3.5 in).


The event has now been rescheduled to 1 July 2021.


Users can now control their heating and cooling systems hands-free through the app via a smart speaker or virtual assistant.


Featuring desalination, Weir, Ingersoll Rand and Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems.


Company is strengthening its presence in Central Europe.


Avensor provides operators of utilities, commercial buildings and residential homes with automatic alerts for early detection of issues.


Takes effect from 1 January 2021.


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