New appointee prepares for African expo

Pump Companies are preparing to exhibit at the Oil & Gas Africa 2014 expo in South Africa this July.

One business is Cape Town based-Positively Pumps, which has been appointed the new Western Cape distributor for Viking Positive Displacement Gear Pumps and Mag Drive (Seal-less) pumps. The company and will showcase these new products alongside its range of water and solar pumps at the expo, which takes place during July 2-4 at at Cape Town’s International Convention Centre.

Positively Pumps’ owner Brian Cumming told World Pumps the show is the perfect platform to promote the company’s new products to the African oil and gas sector.

“The Revolution pump is the latest innovation in positive displacement pumps for sanitary and industrial markets, merging the benefits of competing technologies into one platform, he said. 

“Typical applications include food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and bio-pharmaceuticals, personal care, chemicals and similar demanding industries. The unit’s improved rotor geometry is ideal for increasing product yields, and for gentle solids handling such as the transfer of fruit in yoghurts and pulp products such as tomatoes, strawberries, olives, and even chocolate.  We will be knocking on doors to get this product into these industries.”