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Xylem Launches Enhanced Compact Wastewater Pump Range with Patented Adaptive N Technology
Xylem has launched a newly enhanced compact pump r...Xylem has launched a newly enhanced compact pump range featuring patented Adaptive N technology designed to pump wastewater efficiently and reliably in commercial buildings and municipal sewage applications.

GE Launches PROflex, a New Flexible Reverse Osmosis System
GE Water & Process Technologies introduced a new r...GE Water & Process Technologies introduced a new reverse osmosis (RO) system for a broad range of applications including general industrial, power, drinking water, food and beverage, mining, refining and petrochemical industries.

Atlas Copco Launches New Large GHS VSD+ Pumps Capable of Halving Central Vacuum Supply Energy Costs
Atlas Copco has extended its range of variable spe...Atlas Copco has extended its range of variable speed driven vacuum pumps with the addition of three models offering flow rates up to 5004 m3/h. The new GHS 3800-5400 VSD+ rotary screw pumps are particularly suited for large industrial vacuum users in the UK’s glass, plastics, canning and food packaging industries.

Armstrong Fluid Technology Introduces Two New HSC Energy-efficient Fire Pump Models
Armstrong Fluid Technology has enhanced its Firese...Armstrong Fluid Technology has enhanced its Fireset Horizontal Split Case (HSC) pump line with two new technologically advanced models.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Hydraulic Institute to Co-Locate 2017 Fall Conference with Fluid Sealing Association Fall Meeting
For the first time, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) will co-locate its 2017 Fall Conference with the Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) Fall Meeting. The event will take place at the Renaissance Worthington in Fort Worth, Texas, October 23-26, 2017.

IFAT India 2017: More Wastewater Treatment Plants for a Cleaner Ganges
The environmental industry will get together from September 26 to 28, 2017 at IFAT India. At the fifth edition of the trade fair, products and solutions to the subcontinent s most pressing environmental problems will be presented once again in the Bombay Exhibition Centre in the Indian city of Mumbai.

India at the Heart of MCE 2018
Preparations are in full swing for MCE 2018 - Mostra Convegno ExpoComfort. Right now, the trade show is witnessing the same bookings numbers from exhibitors as this time the previous edition, and some big names of the industry also making a comeback.


Wilo USA Welcomes Brian Dretske as Regional Sales Manager for Water Management, Northwest USA
Wilo USA, a provider of pumps and pump solutions for building services, water management, and groundwater, is pleased to welcome Brian Dretske as the new Regional Sales Manager of Water Management for the Northwest Region, United States.

Baker Hughes and GE Announce Executive Leadership Team for Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Baker Hughes Incorporated and General Electric Company announced the executive team that will lead Baker Hughes, a GE Company upon closing of their proposed transaction to combine GE’s Oil & Gas business with Baker Hughes.


Financial News

Cross Flow Membrane Market is Changing
The market for cross flow membrane equipment and consumables will be changing and evolving faster in the next decade than in the past few decades.

Contracts + Case Stories

GE Signs 15-Year Service Contract for Water Treatment and Monitoring at One of Russia’s Largest Petrochemical Plants
GE and Bashneft, a Rosneft-affiliated company anno...GE and Bashneft, a Rosneft-affiliated company announced the signing of a long-term service agreement to ensure reliable wastewater treatment at Rosneft’s industrial facilities in the Russian city of Ufa.

Severn Trent Installs Reliable Oil-Free Screw Blowers from Atlas Copco in Six Water Treatment Plants
Severn Trent Water has chosen to install reliable ...Severn Trent Water has chosen to install reliable and energy efficient ZS oil-free rotary screw blowers from Atlas Copco at six of its water treatment plants in the UK. This forms part of a major infrastructure refurbishment program, including upgrades to its Rapid Gravity Filters (RGF) processes installations that require low pressure air for sand de-scouring duties.

Pentair And Aquaponics Farming Innovator Urban Organics, are Opening a New, 87,000-Square-Foot Indoor Aquaponics Farm
Pentair and aquaponics farming innovator Urban Organics, are opening a new, 87,000-square-foot indoor aquaponics farm in St. Paul, Minn. As one of the largest commercial aquaponics facilities in the world, the urban farm has the capacity to grow 275,000 pounds of fish and 475,000 pounds of organic produce annually.

Framo Delivers Pumping Systems to Höegh LNG
Framo has signed a contract with Höegh LNG for the...Framo has signed a contract with Höegh LNG for the delivery of pumping systems to their new Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU). The contract is for one unit, with option for three more units which are currently being built at Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea.

GF is Supporting the Swissloop Project of the ETH Zurich
The Swissloop team of ETH Zurich is building a tra...The Swissloop team of ETH Zurich is building a transportation pod for the Hyperloop project put forward by Elon Musk. GF Automotive, a division of GF, is supporting the team as main sponsor and developer of lightweight chassis parts.

ABB Reduces Operational Costs of Italian Water Company with Energy Management Solution by 30 percent
ABB has successfully completed a pilot of the ABB ...ABB has successfully completed a pilot of the ABB Ability Electrical Distribution Control System with Italian public water company, Consorzio di Bonifica Veronese (CBV), significantly reducing plant maintenance time and lowering operational costs.


Breaking Ground for New State-of-the-Art Building at the Headquarters of Pfeiffer Vacuum Subsidiary in North America
Pfeiffer Vacuum is breaking ground in Nashua, NH, ...Pfeiffer Vacuum is breaking ground in Nashua, NH, USA, on a new, two story 27,000 square foot building.

Tencarva Opens New Facility in Columbus
Tencarva Machinery Company LLC, a distributor spec...Tencarva Machinery Company LLC, a distributor specializing in pumps, liquid process, and custom-designed systems for the industrial and municipal marketplace, opened a new branch office in Columbus, Miss., on May 11, 2017, with Trent Unruh both selling and performing service-related activities, and reporting to Collins Allen, branch manager in Brookhaven, Miss.

Voith and China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) Enhance Their Cooperation in the Hydropower Business
On 1 June 2017, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Ger...On 1 June 2017, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel together witnessed Mr. Lu Chun (Chairman of China Three Gorges Corporation) and Dr. Hubert Lienhard (President and CEO of Voith Group) signing an agreement in Berlin which enhances their further strategic cooperation in the hydropower business.

COPT Center Offers the Stage for Leybold’s Video Shooting for its Newest Vacuum Product
Cooperation between Universities and industrial en...Cooperation between Universities and industrial enterprises are much more common in other countries, such as Great Britain and the United States. In Germany, cooperation is mostly restricted to the technology level and the subsequent transfer of basic research knowledge gained at the universities to the mass production opportunities of industry.