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Technical News

Tsurumi Installs a Cost Brake
Tsurumi is cutting costs to the benefit of its clientele. The market leader has begun equipping more and more of its wastewater construction pumps with level sensors, turning them into real cost and energy savers without compromising on performance.

Yaskawa Introduces a New Range of AC Servo Drives
A new range of AC Servo Drives which provide consi...A new range of AC Servo Drives which provide consistently simple and fast commissioning, maximum machine throughput and outstanding operational reliability has been introduced by motion control specialists Yaskawa. The compact Sigma-7 servos (200 V Series & 400 V Series) cover a wide power range from 50W up to 15kW in various formats with the largest motors offering a continuous torque of 95Nm and a peak 224Nm.

GE Launches OnBoard
GE Water & Process Technologies launched OnBoard, ...GE Water & Process Technologies launched OnBoard, a new service offering that is a customizable, total integrated water treatment solution and service plan for offshore oil and gas producers.

Baker Hughes Introduces Revolutionary Multistage Fracturing Service for Deep Water
Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced tod...Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today the introduction of its Deepfrac deepwater multistage fracturing service, which can save operators hundreds of millions of dollars in offshore developments through unprecedented efficiency gains across the completion phase.

Kemira Launches a New Polymer with Exceptional Dewatering Performance
Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, is launching a new high performance cationic flocculant, specifically engineered for sludge dewatering applications.


Siemens Supplies Digitalization Package for the next Simotics SD Motor Generation
With the latest generation of its Simotics SD (Sev...With the latest generation of its Simotics SD (Severe Duty) motors, Siemens is offering a digitalization package to address the future challenges facing the world of drive technology. The new design is based on a robust, compact gray cast iron low-voltage motor with high power density. Its future-oriented energy efficiency concept is designed to provide a competitive boost to customers and users.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Achema 2018 – Call for Papers for Congress and Praxisforums
Contributions to the congress program and Praxisforums of Achema 2018 can be submitted as of now. Scientists from industry and research institutions are invited to submit their papers until September 22, 2017 via internet. About 800 presentations at Achema from June 11-15, 2018 will showcase results from application-oriented basic research through to applied research and development.

StocExpo Middle East Africa Ends on a Successful Note
StocExpo Middle East Africa – the region’s only dedicated event for the oil and gas storage industry – came to a close after two intense days of business meetings and networking, having seen industry professionals from over 40 countries (of which 87 percent were from the UAE or other GCC countries) pass through the doors of Dubai World Trade Centre.



Atlas Copco appoints Alexander Pavlov as General Manager of Atlas Copco Compressors UK & Ireland
Atlas Copco has announced the appointment of Alexa...Atlas Copco has announced the appointment of Alexander Pavlov as General Manager for its Compressor Technique business in the United Kingdom and Ireland. In this new role, Alexander will lead local operations with a clear mission to strengthen even further the market leader status of Atlas Copco Compressors across the region.

Parker Announces Retirement of Supply Chain Vice President John G. Dedinsky, Board Elects Thomas C. Gentile as Successor
Parker Hannifin Corporation, a global leader in mo...Parker Hannifin Corporation, a global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that John G. Dedinsky, Vice President - Global Supply Chain and Procurement, will retire after 38 years of dedicated service to the company. The Board of Directors has elected Thomas C. Gentile, to succeed Mr. Dedinsky as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, effective July 1, 2017.

Xylem Announces International Appointments, Further Investing in its Dewatering Rental Business
Xylem, a global water technology company dedicated...Xylem, a global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced two international appointments at its dewatering business, which are effective immediately.

Ronnie Leten to be Chair of the new company that Atlas Copco will dividend out in 2018
Atlas Copco s Board of Directors appointed Ronnie Leten, the Group’s retiring President and CEO, to become Chair of the company that will be dividended out in 2018 provided shareholder approval.

Internet + Software

The Fluid Sealing Association Launches Mechanical Seals KnowledgeBase
The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) has announced the launch of their new website feature, KnowledgeBase. The content is developed and maintained by the members of the FSA Mechanical Seals Division as a service to manufacturers and users of mechanical seals.

Financial News

Flow Control and Treatment is One Market
The movement of air, water, gases and non-aqueous liquids is closely tied to the treatment of those liquids. Treatment includes heat transfer, separation, filtration and reaction.

Water Treatment Chemical Companies will play a Leading Role in IIoT and Remote O&M
Water treatment chemical (WTC) companies presently derive substantial profit from their process knowledge. This asset will be leveraged in the new world of IIoT to create double digit profit growth for those who seize the opportunity.

GEA Announces Figures for the First Quarter
Thanks to robust growth in small and mid-sized orders, GEA s order intake in the first quarter of 2017 almost matched the level of the previous year.

Parker Reports Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results
Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, reported results for the fiscal 2017 third quarter ended March 31, 2017. Fiscal 2017 third quarter sales increased 10 percent to $3.12 billion compared with $2.83 billion in the prior year quarter.

Gorman-Rupp Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE MKT: GRC) reports financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Pure Technologies and Xylem Announce Commercial Collaboration in Select Emerging Markets
Pure Technologies Ltd. (TSX: PUR) and Xylem (NYSE: XYL) announced today that they have entered into a commercial collaboration whereby Xylem will represent Pure’s products and services to the water sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (UAE, KSA, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman), and in India, Singapore and Malaysia.

Contracts + Case Stories

Amarinth Wins $500K Order for Solan Development Project in UK North Sea
Amarinth has won an order worth $500K to supply AP...Amarinth has won an order worth $500K to supply API 610 OH2 booster pumps to Premier Oil for the Solan development project in the UK North Sea.

Rovatti Pompe Provides a Wide Range of Pumps for the Main Fish Farms in the Scandinavian Countries
The geographical location, nature and topography o...The geographical location, nature and topography of Scandinavian Countries have meant that from the earliest days these contexts has been dependent, to a considerable extent, upon gathering and utilizing the riches of the sea.

Tankers go Aussie
The Watercart Specialists (TWS) from Sydney is one...The Watercart Specialists (TWS) from Sydney is one of Australia’s most progressive tanker hire fleets. With a huge fleet they cover construction, highway jobs and dust suppression in a wide range of applications. General Manager, Billy Bastian, switched over to Aussie Pumps’ 3” gushers with Honda engines and now uses Aussie Pumps on every single tanker in the fleet!



Canadian Oil Refinery Reusing 100 Percent of Water with GE’s Wastewater Treatment Technology Honored as Industrial Water Project of the Year
Federated Co-Operatives Limited’s Co-op Refinery C...Federated Co-Operatives Limited’s Co-op Refinery Complex in Regina, Saskatchewan, was named Industrial Water Project of the Year at the annual Global Water Awards. The award recognizes the project, commissioned in 2016, that represents the most impressive technical or environmental achievement in the field of industrial water.


KSB Group Takes Action Against Asian Brand and Trademark Infringers
Within the framework of the globalisation and digi...Within the framework of the globalisation and digitalisation of business models, large-sized and high-priced investment goods are now also sold over the Internet. Unfortunately, this is also leading to a sharp increase in brand and trademark infringements regarding offers made on online platforms.

KSB France opens major service centre in Aix-en-Provence
KSB France inaugurated its new Service Workshop Ce...KSB France inaugurated its new Service Workshop Centre in Aix-en-Provence. The plant was formally opened on the 23rd March by Boris Lombard, Director General KSB Region for Western Europe, at a ceremony attended by local civic dignitaries, more than 200 customers and KSB France employees.