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Advertisement: 6th English Pump Engineer Programme Starts in March 2018
The Pump Engineer course is an extra-occupational ...The Pump Engineer course is an extra-occupational distance-learning study programme providing expert knowledge on the planning, operation and maintenance of pumps and pump systems. The knowledge acquired during the 15-month study course, with only two attendance periods (two weeks each) in Austria and Germany is attested by the certificate “Pump Engineer” or “Pump Technician” awarded to graduates. The course “Certified Energy Consultant for Pumps and Pump Systems” is integrated into the programme.

Technical News

Netzsch Adds Sizes to Full Service-In-Place Version of Nemo Progressive Cavity Pump
Netzsch experts in solutions designed specifically...Netzsch experts in solutions designed specifically for difficult pumping applications, has added to its line of FSIP (full service-in-place) industry-leading Nemoprogressive cavity pumps. Ideal for wear-intensive applications, the maintenance-friendly FSIP design has been re-engineered to provide full access to all the pumps’ rotating parts.

Extensive Additions to Sinamics G120 Portfolio for Optimum Handling
Siemens is extending its portfolio of Sinamics G12...Siemens is extending its portfolio of Sinamics G120 converters to include a new frame size, the FSG with voltage ranges from 380 to 480 volts (V) and from 500 to 690 V.

Mouvex Launches New CC10-24 Vane Truck Pump
Mouvex is pleased to announce the availability of ...Mouvex is pleased to announce the availability of its new CC10-24 vane truck pump.

India’s Ekki Pumps Rolls Out All New Range of 6
Ekki has unveiled its all new range of 6Ekki has unveiled its all new range of 6" Closed Coupled Borehole Submersibles for its global markets.

Wangen X-Unit - The Modular System for Debris Removal and Cutting
The Wangen X-Unit offers a wide range of applicati...The Wangen X-Unit offers a wide range of applications for when foreign bodies and impurities in the conveyed media must be separated out and cutted. Versatile for a wide range of applications: E.g. in biogas plants, biowaste utilisation, stable application in agricultural technology, liquid manure technology vehicle construction and municipal waste water treatment plant.

Extended Application Scope for Siemens Low-Voltage Motors
With the introduction of its new Simotics SD Add low-voltage motors, Siemens is extending the application scope of the next-generation Simotics SD low-voltage motor series it launched at the beginning of this year.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Saline Water Conversion Corporation and Hydraulic Institute Partner to Bring Pump Systems Optimization Training to Saudi Arabia
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announces a strategic educational partnership with Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to help companies in the Middle East assess pumping systems and identify improvement opportunities related to both industrial and commercial pumping systems.

IFAT Strategically Partners up with Waste Expo Brasil 2018
IFAT, the World´s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management, is launching what is now its second cooperation in Brazil. From now on, it will be the strategic partner of Waste Expo Brasil, the leading trade fair for waste management in the country.


Pentair Names Additional Senior Leadership for nVent Electric plc Post Separation
Pentair announced that it has named Lynnette Heath as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Jon Lammers as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and Ben Sommerness as Executive Vice President, Chief Growth and Strategy Officer for Pentair s Electrical business, which is expected to separate from Pentair s Water business in the second quarter of 2018, forming two independent, publicly-traded companies. As previously announced, the future Electrical company will be named nVent Electric plc ("nVent").

Moritz Netzsch to become Member of the Executive Board of the Netzsch Group
Moritz Netzsch will join the Executive Board of Er...Moritz Netzsch will join the Executive Board of Erich Netzsch effective 1 January 2018. With the addition of the 33-year-old mechanical engineer, a member of the shareholder family will once again hold a leadership position within the Netzsch Group. In the future, Moritz Netzsch will manage the group of companies together with the current Executive Board Members Dietmar Bolkart and Dr. Hanns-Peter Ohl.



Internet + Software

Homa Website Relaunch - Available for Mobile Devices
Following eight months of development and extensiv...Following eight months of development and extensive practical tests the new communication platform is now online: more service, more information, responsives Design and Homa-inside-storys.

Financial News

Andritz Group: Results for the Third Quarter of 2017
International technology Group Andritz recorded business development in line with its own expectations in the third quarter of 2017.

Acquisitions + Mergers

GEA Closes Acquisition of Italian Pavan Group
GEA concluded the acquisition of the Pavan Group, headquartered in Galliera Veneta near Padua, Italy, which was signed in September.

Sulzer´s Planned Acquisition of Simcro Cancelled
The acquisition of Simcro, which was announced earlier this year, could not be completed and the share purchase agreement was cancelled.

GEA Acquires Specialist for Filling Lines in Slovenia
GEA has signed an agreement to acquire Vipoll, a family owned manufacturer of filling technologies for carbonated soft drinks, beer and fresh milk products.

Contracts + Case Stories

Climaveneta Units for the New HVAC System of Montevergine SpA
Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems, through its brand Climaveneta, has supplied the HVAC system to the Casa di Cura Montevergine S.p.A. in Mercogliano, a private clinic specialized in cardiovascular diseases.

Metering Accuracy of Qdos Pumps Contributes to Product Excellence at Historic Papermill
St Cuthberts Mill, a master papermaker with a heri...St Cuthberts Mill, a master papermaker with a heritage that can be traced back to the 1700s, has switched to Qdos pump technology from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) for metering substances such as pigment and starch.


Boge Wins the Diamond Star for the “Best 4.0 Industrial Business Solution”
The most convincing solution in the field of “Best...The most convincing solution in the field of “Best 4.0 Industrial Business Solution” was honoured - this time it was BOGE’s continuous programme.

Double Honor for Klaus Endress, President of the Endress+Hauser Group
Swiss entrepreneur receives the Federal Cross of M...Swiss entrepreneur receives the Federal Cross of Merit, as well as the title of Honorary Senator of the University of Freiburg.