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Technical News

ViscoDuo-P 4/4 by ViscoTec is Light, Small, Compact
ViscoTec completes the series of high precision do...ViscoTec completes the series of high precision dosing components with a further 2 component dosing solution: ViscoDuo-P 4/4.

Air-Operated Double Diaphragm pumps introduced by Michael Smith Engineers
A comprehensive range of Air-Operated Double Diaph...A comprehensive range of Air-Operated Double Diaphragm pumps (AODD) which represent one of the most reliable, rugged and affordable of their type available on the market have been introduced by Michael Smith Engineers.

Tapflo Introduces Two Biggest Centrifugal Magnetic Drive Pumps
Following the release of CTM32 in polypropylene in...Following the release of CTM32 in polypropylene in June 2015 and in PVDF in December 2015, in August 2016 Tapflo’s centrifugal magnetic drive pumps range is being supplemented with two new sizes - CTM40 and CTM50.

Jet Edge Introduces Permalign V-Series Mini Hopper for Abrasive Waterjets
Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge, Inc. intro...Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge, Inc. introduces its new Permalign V-Series Mini Hopper for abrasive waterjet cutting.

Exhibitions + Conferences

The Pump Systems Assessment Certificate Program
The Hydraulic Institute’s Pump Systems Assessment (PSA) Certificate Program teaches the essential principles and proven processes in managing and conducting pump system assessments.

EurEau Congress 2016 in Copenhagen
The annual EurEau congress will take place in Copenhagen on 19-20 September 2016.

Debut for the Innovation Plaza at Wasser Berlin International 2017
Innovations are key to ensuring growth and employment. That is why the Innovation Plaza will be celebrating its debut at Wasser Berlin International 2017. As a place for holding creative meetings and exchanging new ideas it will be the focus of a dedicated area in Hall 3.

AHR Expo Shares Strategy to Attract International Audience, Align with Annual HVACR Industry Sales Cycles
It’s exciting news that the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) will return to the glitter of Las Vegas this coming January. Behind the glitz of a city to which many exhibitors and attendees love to flock, however, lies numerous years of advance, strategic planning by the Show’s management, International Exposition Company.

IFAT India 2016 Expands its Supporting Program
The current number of registrations for this year ...The current number of registrations for this year s IFAT India, India’s leading trade fair for environmental technologies, is exceeding expectations: Around 150 exhibitors have confirmed their participation in the upcoming event (September 28 to 30 in Mumbai).

Second Edition of Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia Returns to Spotlight Conversations in the HVAC-R Sector
Following a successful Asian debut last year, the ...Following a successful Asian debut last year, the Mostra Covegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia exhibition will return for a second edition in Singapore. To be held from 7 to 9 September at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, the exhibition will have a renewed focus on increasing efficiency and reducing wastage and energy use in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) sector, plumbing technology, sanitary accessories and renewable energy equipment.

Wasser Berlin International: Congress Highlights Future Challenges for the Water Industry
In the years to come the water industry will face huge challenges both at national and international level, particularly where the environment and sustainability are concerned. Leading speakers representing science and the practical sphere, water management associations, universities as well as companies from Germany and neighbouring countries will address the latest industry issues and developments at the congress of Wasser Berlin International 2017.



ABB appoints Guido Jouret as Chief Digital Officer
ABB has appointed Guido Jouret, a pioneer of the Internet of Things, as Chief Digital Officer, reporting to ABB’s CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, effective October 1, 2016. Jouret will lead the next level of development and deployment of ABB’s digital solutions for customers globally and across all businesses.

John R. Greco to Retire After 40 Years of Service
Parker Hannifin Corporation announced that its Boa...Parker Hannifin Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has elected William R. "Skip" Bowman, age 58, as Vice President and President - Instrumentation Group. Mr. Bowman succeeds John R. Greco, who recently announced plans to retire effective September 30, 2016 after more than 40 years of dedicated service to the company.

Financial News

Power Plant and Energy Projects Should Be Tracked from Inception
Fossil-fired power plants, refineries, gas-to-liqu...Fossil-fired power plants, refineries, gas-to-liquids, LNG and petrochemical plants are large investments. Initial decisions about suppliers are first made years in advance of the bid specification release.

KSB Improves Cost Structure
Pump and valve manufacturer KSB is, as expected, reporting a decline in its sales revenue and earnings figures for the first half of the year. The 3.1 % drop in consolidated sales revenue to € 1,064.6 million is solely attributable to negative currency effects, as explained by the company in its half-year financial report published today.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Tencarva Acquires Dixie Pump & Machine Works
Tencarva Machinery Company LLC, based in Greensbor...Tencarva Machinery Company LLC, based in Greensboro, N. C., has acquired Dixie Pump & Machine Works in Brookhaven, Miss., plus the assets of a portion of Predictive Maintenance Consultants in Brookhaven, from owners Reggie Allen and Collins Allen, of Brookhaven, according to Edwin W. Pearce, III, president of Tencarva.

Pentair Announces Agreement to Sell Valves & Controls Business to Emerson
Pentair announced it has reached an agreement to sell its Valves & Controls business to Emerson (NYSE: EMR). The cash purchase price is $3.15 billion, subject to customary working capital adjustments. The transaction is anticipated to be completed late in 2016 or early in 2017 and is subject to customary closing conditions and necessary regulatory approvals.

Sulzer Completes Acquisition of Geka
Sulzer announces that it has completed the acquisition of Geka. Through this transaction, Sulzer will double the size of its most profitable business unit, Sulzer Mixpac Systems (SMS).

GF to Acquire Two Companies in China
The Chinaust Group, a 50/50 joint venture between GF Piping Systems and Lingyun Industrial Co., announces today the acquisition of two Chinese companies: Shuchang Auto Part Co. Ltd and Lingyun Jingran Gas Valve Co. Ltd.

Contracts + Case Stories

Xylem’s Ozone Treatment Technology Enables Zurich Wastewater Treatment Plant Meet New Swiss Regulations on Removal of Micropollutants
Xylem has been awarded a contract to provide advanced treatment technology to the Werdhölzli wastewater treatment plant in Zurich, the largest wastewater treatment facility in Switzerland serving 434,000 people. Xylem’s ozone technology will enable the plant to meet new Swiss regulations regarding the protection of water bodies and specifically, the removal of micropollutants.

Wilo Supports a Pleasant Atmosphere in the Exciting German Football Museum
54, ´74, ´90, 2014 – these numbers invoke euphoric...54, ´74, ´90, 2014 – these numbers invoke euphoric memories of successful bids for the football world championship across generations of German football fans. How the “four stars” on the jersey of the German national team came about is one of the stories told by the German Football Museum in Dortmund – along with many other entertaining football memories.

Tsurumi Pumps for Copper Ore
Tsurumi has fitted drainage pumps at one of the la...Tsurumi has fitted drainage pumps at one of the largest and deepest copper ore mines on the continent: most of the pumps come from the KTZ series, a comparatively small construction site pump from the global market leader. It is also one of the most frequently sold pump series by this Japanese manufacturer.

Canadian Oil Refinery to Reuse 100 Percent of Water with GE’s Wastewater Treatment Technology
GE announced that Federated Co-Operatives Limited’...GE announced that Federated Co-Operatives Limited’s Co-op Refinery Complex in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, is installing GE’s advanced water recycling technology for a wastewater improvement project that will enable the refinery to clean 100 percent of its wastewater on-site.


Xylem Expands Dewatering Rental Offering Across Latin America in Multi-Million Dollar Investment
Xylem is expanding its dewatering pump rental and ...Xylem is expanding its dewatering pump rental and service capabilities across Latin America with the opening of three new hubs in the region this year.

Aspire Receives Large Donation from the Inpro/Seal Family
The 29th annual Inpro/Seal® VIP Charity Golf Tourn...The 29th annual Inpro/Seal® VIP Charity Golf Tournament raised over $20,000 for Aspire, a non-profit recognized throughout the Midwest as a leader in providing bold, pioneering and uncompromising services to children and adults with developmental disabilities.