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Technical News

IntelliflEx by Daurex - The Evolution of PCP
Daurex, a German based company, has taken a comple...Daurex, a German based company, has taken a completely new approach towards design and technology for progressing cavity pumps.

Smaller Yet More Powerful, GE’s MV7-Series Drive with UWave Technology Brings More Energy-Efficient Performance
It has been said that energy efficiency is the inv...It has been said that energy efficiency is the invisible fuel to “keep the world turned on.” Demonstrating a commitment to helping customers extract, generate, convert or transport energy more efficiently, GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) is proud to unveil its new powerful MV7-Series, ultimate waveform, multilevel, high-power drive, the MV7-Series Drive with UWave technology.

dynaBLEND Liquid Polymer Systems to be Featured by Fluid Dynamics
Fluid Dynamics is a global leader in the design an...Fluid Dynamics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of polymer-blending systems for the water and wastewater industries, specializing in non-mechanical polymer-blending equipment.

New Efficient High-Pressure Pump for a Powerful Performance
In June 2016 KSB, Germany, is launching its Movite...In June 2016 KSB, Germany, is launching its Movitec 125 pumps, complementing its current range of vertical high-pressure pumps. The multistage centrifugal pumps are designed for fluids such as water, coolants, condensate and mineral oils.

Easy-Clean, Quick-Strip Pumps for Food and Pharma Duty
Transferring liquids in food, brewing, pharmaceuti...Transferring liquids in food, brewing, pharmaceutical and other similar hygienic process applications requires reliable, easy-to-clean and easy-to-maintain pumps. Liquids handling specialists Pump Engineering offer a wide range of pumps which are ideal for these situations. For example their range of CSF CS, CSA and CSM centrifugal pumps are capable of handling capacities from 1 to 550 m3/hour at heads up to 155 metres.

Armstrong Standardizing on Maintenance-Free Design for S&H Circulators and Seal Bearing Assemblies
Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that the company is standardizing on Maintenance-Free (MF) versions of its popular S&H Circulators and also on its Seal Bearing Assemblies (SBA) sold to service existing circulators.

Xylem Launches the World’s First Wastewater Pumping System with Integrated Intelligence
Xylem has developed another breakthrough technology that advances the wastewater sector with a smart, sustainable solution: the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. This new smart, interconnected wastewater pumping system from Xylem’s Flygt brand senses the operating conditions of its environment, adapts its performance in real time and provides feedback to pumping station operators.

Butterfly Valve for Fire Protection Applications by KSB
As a complement to its range of butterfly valves t...As a complement to its range of butterfly valves the KSB Group is launching a special version for fire protection applications in June 2016. The new BOAX-B FM valves, painted in red, are fitted with a specially designed gearbox.

Jet Edge Waterjet Shuttle Systems Ideal for High Volume Cutting Applications
Jet Edge proudly introduces its latest generation ...Jet Edge proudly introduces its latest generation of Waterjet Shuttle Systems. Designed especially for high-volume water-only waterjet cutting applications, Jet Edge Waterjet Shuttle Systems dramatically increase productivity by allowing operators to continue cutting as they unload finished parts.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Brand new Pump Conference Well-Received by Community
The first-ever Pump Summit Americas conference and exhibition, held on June 13th and 14th, 2016 has concluded. Running alongside the Fugitive Emissions Summit Americas conference, with a shared exhibition, there were a total of 1,199 registered attendees for the 2-day event.

Hydraulic Institute Announces Summer 2016 Webinar Line-up
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has unveiled their live pump training webinar schedule for Summer ‘16.



Wilo USA Announces David Goddard as New Regional Sales Manager of Water Management for Midwestern US
Wilo USA, a provider of pumps and pump solutions f...Wilo USA, a provider of pumps and pump solutions for building services, water management, and groundwater, is pleased to announce David Goddard as the new Regional Sales Manager of Water Management for the Midwest region of the United States.

Sulzer Announces Changes in the Executive Committee
Sulzer is pleased to announce changes to its Executive Committee.

ABB Appoints Sami Atiya as Head of Discrete Automation and Motion Division
ABB has appointed Sami Atiya to its Executive Committee as President of the Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, effective June 13, 2016. He succeeds Pekka Tiitinen, who will return to his home country as Managing Director of ABB in Finland.

Financial News

NOx Catalyst and Reagent Market Grows Nicely while Equipment Slumps
The sales of reagent for stationary NOx control in 2017 will exceed $3 billion. This does not include sales of AdBlue for mobile NOx control which are growing rapidly. The SCR catalyst market will also be down to just under $1.6 billion from a peak two years ago of $1.8 billion.

$3.8 Billion Ultrapure Water Market in 2017
Sales of ultrapure water (UPW) filtration and trea...Sales of ultrapure water (UPW) filtration and treatment equipment will exceed $3.8 billion in 2017. Electronics companies will be the largest purchasers. Semiconductor, photovoltaics, flat panel and memory manufacturers will be purchasing UPW hardware and consumables for the purpose of washing etching solutions and other fluids from their products in process.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Atlas Copco Acquires Norwegian Offshore Compressed Air Rental Business
Atlas Copco, a provider of sustainable productivit...Atlas Copco, a provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has acquired the operating assets of Roxel Rental, a supplier of temporary air solutions for the Norwegian offshore industry.

Vogelsang Acquires Machinery Dealer Bos Benelux B.V.
Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau has taken over Bos Ben...Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau has taken over Bos Benelux B.V. After 30 years as an active partner, Vogelsang has now strengthened its bond with the company, in order to control sales in the Benelux countries directly in the future.

AxFlow Grows with Strategic Acquisition in Sweden
Specialist in positive displacement pumps, fluid handling systems and related services, AxFlow, extends its product portfolio and Swedish market coverage with the acquisition of Esspump AB.

Contracts + Case Stories

Injection Pumps Provide Reliability for Natural Gas Liquids Producer
Horizontal split-case pumps from KSB to transfer gas from storage wells to the pipeline.

Watson-Marlow Delivers Vital Dosing Operations and Maintenance Savings to Tissue Manufacturer
One of Europe’s largest manufacturers of toilet ti...One of Europe’s largest manufacturers of toilet tissue and paper towels is now using an extensive range of peristaltic hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group in its production processes. The pumps, which include numerous APEX and Qdos models, are today performing vital dosing operations, typically on a 24 hour basis.

Diaphragm Metering Pumps by Lewa Provide a Constant, Oil-Free Flow of CO2 for Cooling Silicon Sensors at the CERN Research Center for Particle Physics
With approximately 9600 magnets and a circumference of 26,659 km, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the largest and most sophisticated accelerator operated by the famous CERN research institute, so far.

Atlas Copco Wins Order for Autonomous Mining in Australia
Atlas Copco has won an order from BHP Billiton for...Atlas Copco has won an order from BHP Billiton for autonomous upgrades of drill rigs to be used at iron ore mines in Western Australia.


Danfoss wins Environmental and Energy Efficiency Award
Drives specialist Danfoss Drives has won the covet...Drives specialist Danfoss Drives has won the coveted Environmental and Energy Efficiency Award at the inaugural Motion Control Industry Awards held at the National Conference Centre (formally known as the National Motorcycle Museum) on 12 April 2016. The organisers recognized Danfoss Drives for generating surplus power from wastewater treatment.



Pentair Delivers Innovative, Durable Dafe Water Solution for EKOCENTER Community Sites in Africa and Vietnam
Pentair, a global leader in creating sustainable water solutions, joined The Coca-Cola Company and partners Ericsson, Medshare, Phillips, Solarkiosk and TIGO Rwanda to open the flagship EKOCENTER in Ruhunda, Rwanda.