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Advertisement: Tradeshow dedicating to Energy efficiency & Global Comfort Technology
Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia is the lead...Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia is the leading trade exhibition dedicated to energy efficient solutions for the ‘Cooling’, ‘Energy, ‘Water’ and ‘Heating’ sectors of the built environment.

Technical News

Tapflo Introduces New, Improved Flap Valves Solution for Sanitary Pumps
The food sector is a very demanding industry with a great variety of products. This means that a pump that is dedicated for these applications has to be designed not only with highest hygienic standards but also be robust and versatile to meet the challenges of the market.

Xylem Launches Compact Flygt Pump Controller with Advanced Functionality to Optimize Wastewater Pumping Efficiency
Xylem has launched a compact plug-and-play pump controller with advanced monitoring and control capabilities to optimize wastewater pumping efficiency. Xylem’s Flygt FGC400 is a self-contained, intuitive controller with powerful pre-programmed functionality which enables the operator to quickly and easily install and configure the unit to match specific wastewater pumping needs.

New 2380 Series WOB-L Versatile Pressure / Vacuum Pump by Thomas
Thomas is pleased to announce the launch of the 23...Thomas is pleased to announce the launch of the 2380 series twin WOB-L piston oil-less air compressor.

Energy-Efficient Vacuum Supply for Food Packaging by Busch
The vacuum technology specialist showed where ener...The vacuum technology specialist showed where energy-saving potential in vacuum packaging exists and how this potential can be easily used. For this purpose, the vacuum supply must be analysed together with the entire packaging process and all parameters must be optimally suited to fit one another. Busch offers this service in the form of a special “VacuumAudit” The goal of this audit is to achieve optimum energy efficiency for the packager.

Sulzer Sharpens the Offering of Agitators to the Wastewater Industry with Scaba TreatX
Through its well-known brand Scaba, Sulzer has suc...Through its well-known brand Scaba, Sulzer has successfully delivered dry installed agitators for several decades. The new Scaba TreatX concept, with a comprehensive range of standardized Scaba agitators, takes the Sulzer offering one step further.

Filling of Fruit Pastes, Smoothies and Mixed Purees with ViscoTec Pumping Technology
Currently convenience food business like ready to ...Currently convenience food business like ready to eat fruit mash, like apple puree, smoothies and other mash is really booming. For all kind of users and customers this type of food is interesting, e.g. for babies and kids as fruit pastes, for sportive persons as perfect source of nutrients and vitamins for adults.

Exhibitions + Conferences

DVGW and Messe München Agree a Strategic Cooperation on IFAT
The DVGW (Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfachs), the German gas and water engineers association, is to be a new partner of IFAT. The World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management takes place from May 30 to June 3, 2016 at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich.

WATEX and WETEX Trade Fairs Support Corporate Presentation on Location
Countries like the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ...Countries like the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and – after the relaxation of political tensions – Iran plan large investments for the development of alternative energy use. In the fall of 2016, in both countries trade fairs will be held on the subject of water, wastewater, energy and the environment – ideal platforms to make the right contacts and to take part locally in the development of new infrastructure projects.

Anniversary IFAT Sets New Benchmark
50 years of IFAT, a success story that started out...50 years of IFAT, a success story that started out in 1966 with 147 exhibitors and 10,200 visitors and is continuing seamlessly today in 2016. Around 138,000 visitors from over 170 countries came to Munich for the anniversary edition of IFAT between May 30 and June 3, 2016.

Books + Papers

White Paper Proves Sine Pump Energy Benefits for Process/Engineering Plants
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has p...Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has produced a white paper that sets out how Mee (MasoSine energy efficiency) curves can be used as a powerful and proven tool for demonstrating that sine pump technology is able to deliver significant benefits for users in the process/engineering sector.



Franklin Electric’s DeLancey Davis Named to Hydraulic Institute’s Board of Directors
Franklin Electric announces DeLancey Davis, Franklin Electric Vice President and President of North America Water Systems, has been appointed to the Hydraulic Institute’s 2016-2019 Board of Directors.

Martin Edlund Continues as CEO of Minesto
The Board of Minesto AB has appointed Dr Martin Edlund, since February acting CEO, as CEO of Minesto.

Financial News

$11 Billion Membrane Filtration Market Growth Dependent on Technology, Demand and Regulations
In 2017 suppliers of reverse osmosis (RO), microfi...In 2017 suppliers of reverse osmosis (RO), microfiltration and ultrafiltration equipment and membranes will generate sales of $11.2 billion. The growth rate for the industry in the next 10 years will certainly exceed GDP. The question is whether it can achieve growth close to 10 percent or whether annual growth will be a more conservative 5 percent a year.

Acid Gas Removal Market Shifts to Existing Power Plants
Over the last twenty years, more than $150 billion has been invested in systems to remove acid gases from the stacks of coal-fired power, waste-to-energy, cement, steel, mining and other industrial plants.

Market to Remove Liquids From Oil and Natural Gas Approaches $2 Billion/Yr.
The market to remove liquids from oil, fuels and gas is close to $2 billion/yr. and includes a range of devices to remove both small and large droplets as well as water in emulsified solutions. Water and other liquids need to be removed from natural and synthetic gas.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Atlas Copco to Acquire German Compressed Air Specialist
Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Schneider Druckl...Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Schneider Druckluft GmbH, a German designer and producer of professional compressed air solutions with a large network of retailers and specialist shops.

GF to Acquire Innovative US Micro-Machining Specialist
GF Machining Solutions a specialist of micro-machining based on milling and laser technologies.

Contracts + Case Stories

Hermetic´s Canned Motor Pumps in Use at „Noretyl AS“ (INEOS) in South-East Norway
During the modernisation of an ethane cracker plan...During the modernisation of an ethane cracker plant, Hermetic-Pumpen GmbH supplied two 12-stage, sealless, canned motor pumps from the CAM 32/6 + 6 series. With this petrochemical plant, the provision of raw materials to the company-owned plastics manufacturers at the integrated site is ensured.

Ruhrpumpen Delivers API 674 Pumps for Gas Dehydration Package in Algeria
Ruhrpumpen has recently delivered two API 674 3rd ...Ruhrpumpen has recently delivered two API 674 3rd edition Reciprocating Plunger Pumps to Maloney Metalcraft for a Gas Dehydration Package to be deployed in the Timimoun Field Development Project, Algeria.

Xylem to Provide Advanced Technology to Help Protect Idaho’s Boise River
Xylem has secured a contract worth USD $1.9 million from the City of Caldwell in Idaho to add an advanced wastewater filtration system to the city’s existing wastewater treatment facility. The inclusion of tertiary filtration technology will enhance the treatment of wastewater effluent being discharged into the Boise River by removing suspended solids and ensuring that the facility can meet stricter regulations.


Yokogawa Corporation of America Announces TÜV Rheinland Certification for Functional Safety Management
Yokogawa Corporation of America is pleased to announce that it has received TÜV Rheinland certification for Functional Safety Management (FSM) IEC 61511-1:2003 SIS Integration Phase 4 (Design and Engineering), FSM 159.

Lewa Has Completed the Triple Certification Through the EMAS Registration
Upon receiving the registration certificate for th...Upon receiving the registration certificate for the implementation of an environmental management system in accordance with regulation (EC) 1221/2009, Lewa GmbH is now triple-certified.

The 2017 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of GF Will Take Place at the IWC Arena in Schaffhausen
The 121th Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Georg Fischer Ltd will be held on 19 April 2017 at the IWC Arena in Schaffhausen.

KSB Inaugurated New French Production Facility
Dr Buthmann, Member of the Board of Mangement of K...Dr Buthmann, Member of the Board of Mangement of KSB Aktiengesellschaft, celebrated the inauguration of a new production facility jointly with representatives from the world of politics and employees from the La Roche Chalais and Gradignan locations.