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25.04.2017
Advertisement: Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia 2017
The Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia 2017 wi...The Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia 2017 will take place from 12- 14 September 2017 at Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo and Convention Centre Singapore.

 


Technical News

19.04.2017
New KSB Drives Reduce Variant Complexity of Pumps
KSB is presenting a new, smart drive solution for ...KSB is presenting a new, smart drive solution for fixed speed pumps.
 

12.04.2017
Viscoflux Mobile Now with New Process Device in Stainless Steel
Viscoflux mobile, the mobile and thus particularly...Viscoflux mobile, the mobile and thus particularly flexible solution for pumping high-viscosity materials, is now available with a new process device in a stainless steel design.
 

11.04.2017
Hybrid Can Feature Enhances Energy-Efficiency of Leak-Free Mag-Drive Centrifugal Pumps
The significant benefits of using magnetically dri...The significant benefits of using magnetically driven pumps such as; zero leakage, no wastage or environmental hazards along with extended pump life with longer service intervals, are being appreciated by many end-users in the process and chemical industries. A good example of these types of pumps is the extensive range developed by M Pumps and available exclusively in the UK through pumping specialists Michael Smith Engineers.
 

11.04.2017
Easy-To-Fit Gear Pumps Ideal for Handling Viscous Fluids
The GVR range of Gear Pumps which are ideally suit...The GVR range of Gear Pumps which are ideally suited to transferring a wide range of viscous fluids such as fuel, gear and lubricant oils, varnishes, molasses and cosmetics, now includes an option for face mounting on B3/B14 motors in addition to the standard B3/B5 flange mount.
 

10.04.2017
Franklin Electric’s SubDrive Connect Now Available With Surface Pump Functionality
Franklin Electric announces that its proven SubDrive Connect product family of variable frequency drives now offers the addition of surface pump functionality for residential, commercial, small municipal, and irrigation applications.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

04.04.2017
Successful Conclusion to Wasser Berlin International 2017
After four days packed with events last friday Wasser Berlin International 2017 (WBI) came to an end. At its conclusion, the trade fair and congress reported satisfied trade visitors, significant numbers of international exhibitors and visitors as well as high participation in the supporting programme of events.
 


  

Persons

24.04.2017
Donald P. Kenney Appointed Franklin Electric President, North America Water Systems
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. announced that it has appointed Donald P. Kenney as President, North America Water Systems.
 

21.04.2017
ABB Names Chun-Yuan Gu President, AMEA, and Frank Duggan President, Europe
ABB China Managing Director Chun-Yuan Gu is appointed President of the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region; Frank Duggan succeeds Bernhard Jucker as President of the Europe region; both will be members of the Executive Committee.
 

20.04.2017
Parker Announces Retirement of CFO Jon P. Marten, Board Elects VP and Controller Catherine A. Suever as Successor
Parker Hannifin Corporation announced that Jon P. ...Parker Hannifin Corporation announced that Jon P. Marten, Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, will retire after 30 years of dedicated service to the company.
 

13.04.2017
Peter Löscher Reelected as Chairman of Sulzer s Board of Directors
At the Annual General Meeting of Sulzer Ltd, shareholders approved all proposals of the Board of Directors. Sulzer will pay an ordinary dividend of CHF 3.50 per share to the shareholders. Peter Löscher was reelected as Chairman of the Board of Directors. All other board members were also reelected for a one-year term.
 

07.04.2017
Two New Board Members Proposed for Atlas Copco AB
Atlas Copco’s Nomination Committee proposes Tina D...Atlas Copco’s Nomination Committee proposes Tina Donikowski and Mats Rahmström, appointed President and CEO from April 27, 2017, as new members of the Board of Directors of Atlas Copco AB.
 


Internet + Software

05.04.2017
Armstrong’s New ‘Pump Manager’ Extends Performance Management Service Solutions
As a key component of its recently announced ‘next level of innovation in pumping solutions for enhanced building performance management’, Armstrong Fluid Technology has introduced Pump Manager.
 


Financial News

07.04.2017
$31 Billion Municipal Water and Wastewater IIoT Market by 2026
Municipal water, wastewater treatment and distribution facilities are embracing automation and remote operation and monitoring. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) empowered by the Industrial Internet of Wisdom (IIoW) will have a $15 billion impact on the market by 2026 and will divert another $16 billion through different market routes.
 


Acquisitions + Mergers

21.04.2017
Atlas Copco to Acquire Brazilian Compressor Manufacturer
Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Pressure Compressores Ltda., a Brazilian manufacturer of piston compressors and related equipment.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

24.04.2017
Sustainable Comfort at Nuvola by Lavazza
Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems...Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems, through its brand Climaveneta has supplied the air conditioning units to the new Lavazza HQ, rising from a refurbished power plant in the city centre of Turin.
 

20.04.2017
Flux Intensifies Activities in India with New Sales Partner Ruchak Enterprises
India also ranks as one of the most important emer...India also ranks as one of the most important emerging markets for Flux-Geräte GmbH. The Maulbronn company has previously been represented in India by several partners in various locations for many years.
 

19.04.2017
DC Water and Xylem Celebrate the Installation of the First Intelligent Wastewater Pumping System in North America
Xylem presented to DC Water the first installation...Xylem presented to DC Water the first installation in North America of Flygt Concertor, the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence.
 

13.04.2017
Twenty One Bredel Hose Pumps Installed in Landmark Sustainable Energy Project
Bredel hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) have been installed as part of a landmark abrasives handling project at the combined heat and power (CHP) plant of Dong Energy in Studstrup, Denmark.
 

11.04.2017
Rovatti Pompe Provides Pumps for a Primary Water Supply
Rovatti Pompe has recently completed a significant...Rovatti Pompe has recently completed a significant supply of several pumps for a primary irrigation and water supply system in Angola.
 

11.04.2017
Amarinth Secures Order for Bespoke Pump Package from CCTC for ADMA-OPCO Offshore Platform
Amarinth has secured an order for bespoke HVAC chilled water pumps from CCTC in the United Arab Emirates for the platform being built for ADMA-OPCO to operate in the Nasr oil field, offshore of Abu Dhabi.
 

10.04.2017
Flowrox Delivers Manual and Control Valves to Polish Power Plant for Boilers
Flowrox delivered 148 valves to Polish fertilizer producer for their power plant, which has been an ongoing development project since 2014.
 

05.04.2017
Pump Manufacturer Flux Obtains the Services of Aadiushmaa Engineers as Sales partner in Northern India
Flux Pumps India, the subsidiary of Flux Geräte Gm...Flux Pumps India, the subsidiary of Flux Geräte GmbH with seat in Mumbai-Pune, has a new sales partner for Northern India: Aadiushmaa Engineers in Chandigarh. Both companies will work together in future and have signed a declaration of intent to this effect.
 


Miscellaneous

12.04.2017
Flowserve Signs Agreement to Divest Gestra AG Business Unit
Flowserve Corporation announced it has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to sell its Gestra AG business unit to Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc for an Enterprise Value of €186 million.
 

04.04.2017
Xylem’s ’Make Your Mark 30-Day Challenge‘ Aims to Highlight the Importance of Water and Environmental Issues Through Water-Related Community Activities
Xylem Inc. is launching a month-long volunteer challenge for Xylem colleagues across the globe to highlight the importance of water and environmental issues.