Sulzer’s new service centre in Pasadena.
Sulzer’s new service centre in Pasadena.

ABB powering enormous pumps in New Orleans, the new Sulzer service centre in Pasadena and Pentair's fish-friendly impeller were the most popular stories on the World Pump website in November.

1. ABB's VGMs help make New Orleans safe

To prevent the devastation caused by hurricane Katrina in New Orleans 14 years ago from happening again, a new flood control project has been implemented. As part of this, vertical gear motors from ABB have been chosen to power the enormous pumps installed.

2. Sulzer opens new pump service centre in Texas

Sulzer’s new service centre, just outside Houston, Texas, will provide increased pump repair capacity for the Americas especially in the oil and gas sector.

3. Pentair’s fish-friendly impeller at Aquatech

Pentair Fairbanks Nijhuis recently showcased its pumps and systems for critical water infrastructure and industrial applications at Aquatech Amsterdam.