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Technical News

28.09.2016
Quattroflow Launches New QuattroTec Series Pumps
Quattroflow, part of PSG, is pleased to announce t...Quattroflow, part of PSG, is pleased to announce the launch of its new QuattroTec Series Quaternary Diaphragm Pumps. The new QuattroTec Series has been developed through the adoption and redesign of the Quattroflow pumps to retain the advantages and concurrently achieving the requirements of hygienic applications.
 

13.09.2016
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.
 

12.09.2016
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.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

26.09.2016
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.
 

23.09.2016
EurEau Congress 2016 in Copenhagen
The annual EurEau congress will take place in Copenhagen on 19-20 September 2016.
 

21.09.2016
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.
 

15.09.2016
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.
 

14.09.2016
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).
 

13.09.2016
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.
 


Persons

22.09.2016
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.
 


  

Financial News

26.09.2016
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.
 

21.09.2016
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

15.09.2016
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.
 

13.09.2016
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.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

28.09.2016
Aussie Pumps Bronze Pump Aids Manus Water Supply
A pair of big, 4” nickel aluminium bronze self-pri...A pair of big, 4” nickel aluminium bronze self-priming pumps were employed at the Manus Island Detention Centre to feed the all-important RO System. The units selected by system designer, the Heal Group, were chosen because of their high flow, self-priming characteristics and overall reliability.
 

23.09.2016
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.
 

22.09.2016
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.
 

14.09.2016
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.
 


Miscellaneous

13.09.2016
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.
 

12.09.2016
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.