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Technical News

05.03.2015
Indirect, Non-contact Volume Measurement for Flux Pumps
The Maulbronn pump specialist Flux-Geräte Gmbh pre...The Maulbronn pump specialist Flux-Geräte Gmbh presents a bearing flange with integrated impulse generator for its eccentric worm-drive pumps. This allows indirect volume measurement to be taken without contact with the material, e.g. for use in the pharmaceuticals, food and cosmetics sectors.
 

04.03.2015
CUP-BB3 Pump from ClydeUnion Complies with the Latest API Standard
Complying with the latest edition of API 610 stand...Complying with the latest edition of API 610 standards, the CUP-BB3 pump is an axially split, multi-stage, double volute heavy-duty pump designed for high pressure and high speed service. The pump is designed for exceptional reliability in arduous applications, easy maintenance and long service intervals.
 

02.03.2015
Fast Claw Coupling for Gearbox Test Benches
Anyone involved in the building of test benches fo...Anyone involved in the building of test benches for drives places extremely high requirements on the components incorporated therein: This is hardly surprising given that so much depends on their reliability, durability and efficiency. This is why Reich Kupplungen takes particular pride in the further development of a proven claw coupling into a strong high speed product for gearbox test benches.
 

02.03.2015
Weir Minerals Floway Pumps Introduces the VTSP
Weir Minerals Floway Pumps introduces the new Flow...Weir Minerals Floway Pumps introduces the new Floway VTSP - vertical turbine slurry pump - addressing the industry demand for a longer lasting, abrasives solids handling vertical turbine pump. Following several years of design innovation, research and testing, the VTSP has been demonstrated to last four times longer in solids handling services when compared and tested with the Floway vertical turbine pump bearing assembly.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

05.03.2015
Ebara Holds Seminars on Pumps for Water Supply Facilities in Cambodia
Ebara Corporation held seminars on pumps under the...Ebara Corporation held seminars on pumps under the theme “Water Supply” on February 11 and 12, at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Approximately, 40 participants from government agencies and private-sector companies, and around 100 university students attended.
 

03.03.2015
First IFAT Eurasia in Ankara Is Fully Booked
Around six weeks before the start of IFAT Eurasia,...Around six weeks before the start of IFAT Eurasia, all the available space in the exhibition halls is fully booked—an additional outdoor area is therefore now being organized to offer additional capacity. The premiere of this environmental technology show takes place in Ankara, between April 16 and 18, 2015.
 


Persons

05.03.2015
Alberto Caprari Is Elected President of Anima
Numbering over 194 thousand employees and with 40 ...Numbering over 194 thousand employees and with 40 billion euros revenue, the mechanical engineering industry is the backbone of Italian industry as a whole and a true excellence both in Europe and the World. Anima, Confindustria s Federation of Italian Associations of Mechanical and Engineering Industries, is one of Europe s most important and well-established organizations comprising 34 Associations and over one thousand member companies.
 

04.03.2015
Manufacturer Plasma-Tec Promotes Bryan DeGroot to General Manager
The manufacturer of coated and uncoated wear components appoints DeGroot to the position after 7 years of service with the company.
 

27.02.2015
M & C Pump Americas Announces New Executive Vice President
Chuck Martin has recently joined the team at M & C...Chuck Martin has recently joined the team at M & C Pump Americas, LLC as Executive Vice President and principal minority owner.
 

27.02.2015
Sulzer Appoints Fabrice Billard as Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Executive Committee
The Sulzer Board of Directors has appointed Fabric...The Sulzer Board of Directors has appointed Fabrice Billard as Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Sulzer Executive Committee. Billard, who is currently Head of the Mass Transfer Technology business unit of Chemtech, will assume his role as of March 1, 2015. He will be responsible for the implementation of the Sulzer Full Potential program.
 


  

Financial News

02.03.2015
Franklin Electric Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Sales and Earnings
Franklin Electric Co. reported fourth quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.31 compared to 2013 fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $0.30, up 3 percent to last year. In the fourth quarter of 2014, the Company s GAAP fully diluted EPS was $0.06, which was down 78 percent to the GAAP fully diluted EPS from the fourth quarter of 2013.
 

27.02.2015
Flowserve Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results
Flowserve Corporation announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2014, and filed its 2014 Annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

05.03.2015
Atlas Copco Compressor System Upgrade Earns Major Savings for Sparta
Following a major move from Rossendale to its 42,0...Following a major move from Rossendale to its 42,000 sq ft new premises in Burnley, subcontract engineering company Sparta Ltd anticipate substantial energy savings and carbon reduction from their Atlas Copco compressor system upgrade.
 

03.03.2015
Equipment for the World’s First Tidal Lagoon Hydropower Project
Following an international bidding process, Tidal ...Following an international bidding process, Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc. has appointed the consortium by GE/Andritz Hydro as preferred bidder for supply of the electromechanical equipment for the world’s first tidal lagoon hydropower project in Swansea Bay, Wales.
 

02.03.2015
Amarinth Delivers Variable Speed Drive ISO 5199 Pumps to Pura Food
Amarinth has won an order for six variable speed p...Amarinth has won an order for six variable speed pumps from Pura Foods to pump vegetable oil in increasing volumes for its new process facility.
 

27.02.2015
KEPL Supplies Highly Critical application Pumps to Reliance Jamnagar Refinery Complex
KEPL has shipped the first set “5-stage BB3” pumps...KEPL has shipped the first set “5-stage BB3” pumps to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for J3 Project at Jamnagar in Gujarat, India.
 


Awards

05.03.2015
Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016 Opens For Nominations
Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), the global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions, officially opened its call for nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016.
 


Miscellaneous

05.03.2015
Low-chloride Disinfection Prevents Corrosion on Systems
ProMinent is presenting its new electrolysis syste...ProMinent is presenting its new electrolysis system DulcoLyse. As a smart further development of ECA technology, it cheaply produces a low-chloride, highly effective disinfectant in situ from water, salt and electricity.

 

04.03.2015
Grundfos Goes Industrial Ethernet
The industry is increasingly focusing on new PLCs ...The industry is increasingly focusing on new PLCs with integrated Industrial Ethernet interfaces, such as Profinet IO, Modbus TCP or BACnet/IP, for a cost effective process automation.
 

26.02.2015
Particle Counter with Integrated Dilution System
Fluid cleanliness (e.g. of oil, water or fuel) can...Fluid cleanliness (e.g. of oil, water or fuel) can be monitored through optical particle counting. An automatic particle counter detects and measures particulate contaminants in the fluid.