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Technical News

17.11.2017
Sinamics S120 Booksize Motor Modules
The Booksize Motor Module portfolio has been furth...The Booksize Motor Module portfolio has been further developed to include compatible new C and D type Sinamics S120 Booksize Motor Modules
 

16.11.2017
Herborner Pumpentechnik Introduces New Generation of Pumps
The coated “herborner” pump series, now includes t...The coated “herborner” pump series, now includes the new herborner.max series. This series offers numerous innovations to help save energy costs and resources.

 

10.11.2017
EnviroGear E Series Pumps Now Available in 4” and 6” Sizes
EnviroGear Pump is pleased to announce that it is ...EnviroGear Pump is pleased to announce that it is extending its line of industry-leading E Series internal gear pumps with the availability of 4” (100 mm) and 6” (150 mm) sizes offering flows up to 500 gpm (1,893 L/min). Suitable for the most challenging and demanding transfer applications, these new E Series pumps are available in cast iron, carbon steel and stainless steel materials.
 

09.11.2017
Leybold Increases the Energy Efficiency of its Diffusion Pumps
The subject of energy efficiency of vacuum solutio...The subject of energy efficiency of vacuum solutions plays an important role in all areas of application. Not least for this reason, the vacuum supplier Leybold from Cologne has continuously reduced the energy consumption of its product range in recent years.
 

08.11.2017
Almatec Futur S/SH Series Now Available in Stainless Steel
Almatec is pleased to announce that its Futur S/SH...Almatec is pleased to announce that its Futur S/SH pump series is now available in 316 stainless steel with high surface finish for the transfer of pure solvents in the semiconductor industry.
 

06.11.2017
Siemens I/O Extension Module for Sinamics V20 Increases Converter Scope
For the smallest converter in its portfolio, the S...For the smallest converter in its portfolio, the Sinamics V20, Siemens is now offering an extension module for the capture and output of digital and analog signals.
 

27.10.2017
Scrollvac Plus Vacuum Pumps from Leybold: Flexible, Robust, and Low-Maintenance
Users in research and industry increasingly rely o...Users in research and industry increasingly rely on dry and robust vacuum solutions, which will also provide flexibility of use. With the
modernized, air-cooled Scrollvac plus, Leybold offers an new uncomplicated, reliable fore vacuum pump, which exactly meets this requirement profile. Suitable for a wide application range.
 

27.10.2017
New PureBallast 3.1 Compact Flex by Alfa Laval Shrinks Footprint and Installation Costs in Ballast Water Treatment
Available space comes at a premium on any vessel. ...Available space comes at a premium on any vessel. This is especially true when retrofitting major equipment such as a ballast water treatment system, which in most cases was never considered in the vessel design. On newbuilds as well, it can be difficult to incorporate a treatment system into the already cramped engine room.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

15.11.2017
IFAT 2018: Water Sector Follows the Digitalization Trend
The provision of affordable drinking water in top ...The provision of affordable drinking water in top quality is one of the most important tasks of the water sector. To be able to do that, the industry needs continuous innovations in order to maintain the high standards for the future.
 

13.11.2017
Pumps and Solar Energy - A Feel-Good Movie, Not a Drama
Despite several setbacks, solar energy is ready for a happy end. Pumps for planned large-scale projects also have a leading role to play.
 

03.11.2017
IFAT 2018: New Recycling Legislation Brings New Impetus to the Market
With the amended Commercial Waste Ordinance (Gewerbeabfallverordnung) and the law on packaging (Verpackungsgesetz), German industry is facing new challenges. Companies in the waste-disposal and recycling sector are now asking what impetus can be expected in the market and in technology as a result of this new framework.
 


  

Persons

02.11.2017
Netzsch Pumps North America, LLC Announces Joe Juska, New Northeast OEM Sales Manager
Netzsch Pumps North America, LLC has expanded its ...Netzsch Pumps North America, LLC has expanded its sales force by hiring Joe Juska as the Northeast OEM Sales Manager.
 

01.11.2017
Chairman of the KSB Board of Management Appointed
Dr Stephan Timmermann (56) will become Chairman of...Dr Stephan Timmermann (56) will become Chairman of the Board of Management of KSB Aktiengesellschaft with effect from 13 November 2017.
 


Internet + Software

09.11.2017
Re’flekt Launches Reflekt Remot
Re’flekt Launches Reflekt Remote into the First En...Re’flekt Launches Reflekt Remote into the First Enterprise Augmented Reality Suite with Real Time Assistance and Content.
 


Financial News

16.11.2017
GEA Announces Figures for the Third Quarter
GEA s order intake in the third quarter of 2017 was EUR 1,057 million and 2.5 percent below the previous year s level.
 

13.11.2017
Gorman-Rupp Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
The Gorman-Rupp Company reports financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2017.
 

03.11.2017
Sulzer Reports Encouraging Organic Order Intake Growth in the Third Quarter
In the first nine months of 2017, currency-adjusted order intake increased by 15.3%, of which 3.7% was organic and 11.6% came from acquisitions. In the third quarter, Sulzer booked CHF 790 million in orders, an organic increase of 7.5% year on year, based on some larger orders and a low base in the previous year. Sulzer is updating its guidance for order intake for the full year and now expects order intake to grow by 10 to 12%.
 


Acquisitions + Mergers

17.11.2017
Endress+Hauser Acquires Blue Ocean Nova
Endress+Hauser is further expanding its portfolio ...Endress+Hauser is further expanding its portfolio of products, solutions and services in the field of process analytical measurement. The Group has acquired Blue Ocean Nova AG, a manufacturer of innovative inline spectrometers for monitoring quality-relevant process parameters. The company’s 15 employees located in Aalen, Germany will be retained.
 

27.10.2017
Anderson Process Acquires American Controls, Inc.
Anderson Process, one of the Midwest’s leading suppliers of process equipment and services, has acquired American Controls, Inc., a long-standing pump distributor and service provider in the Michigan and Northern Ohio regions.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

15.11.2017
Qdos Pumps by WMDTG Deliver Precise Chemical Dosing at Car Wash
One of southern Germany’s leading providers of aut...One of southern Germany’s leading providers of automated car washes is relying on Qdos pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) to dose an expensive pre-cleaning chemical. Among the purchase decision factors in favour of the Qdos over diaphragm pumps were dosing accuracy, ease-of-operation and ease-of-maintenance.
 

02.11.2017
Pfeiffer Vacuum developed Vacuum Solutions for European XFEL
The European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser (European X...The European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser (European XFEL) is a research facility of superlatives: It generates ultrashort X-ray flashes: 27,000 times per second and with a brilliance that is a billion times higher than that of the best conventional X-ray radiation sources. The flashes are produced in underground tunnels and will allow scientists to map atomic details of viruses, film chemical reactions, and study the processes in the interior of planets.
 


Awards

10.11.2017
Atlas Copco Wins Award for Peruvian Flood Rescue Efforts
Atlas Copco has been commended by the Peruvian Gov...Atlas Copco has been commended by the Peruvian Government for helping communities recover from the devastating floods caused by the ‘Fenómeno del Nińo’ storm. The Ministry of Labour of Peru recognised Atlas Copco’s efforts in the northern city of Piura at an awards ceremony for companies that provided immediate assistance in the wake of the natural disaster. The award grants Atlas Copco the distinctive denomination of S.O.S Company in Peru.
 


Miscellaneous

08.11.2017
Armstrong Donates Historical Darling Pump Photos to Montreal Art Gallery
Armstrong Fluid Technology recently donated a coll...Armstrong Fluid Technology recently donated a collection of archival historical photos featuring the Darling Pump Manufacturing Facility to the Darling Foundry Art Center in Montreal, Canada.
 

06.11.2017
Unseen but Crucial: The Importance of Monitoring Gas Levels
How to Select the Right Gas Monitoring System for ...How to Select the Right Gas Monitoring System for Specific Medical Applications.
 

01.11.2017
Pentair Announces New Electrical Company nVent
Pentair unveiled the name of its future Electrical company as nVent Electric plc ("nVent") and announced additional key leadership.