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Advertisement: Water Loss Asia 2014 from 3rd-4th September
The 4th Water Loss Asia Conference and Exhibition ...The 4th Water Loss Asia Conference and Exhibition is the first regional Southeast Asia event of the IWA WLSG. Themed “Intelligent NRW Management for Smart Cities”, the event will bring together the water industry experts to share and showcase their latest innovations or solutions, knitting together the many pieces of the puzzle in NRW management and solving the challenges of linking utility systems together for “real-time leak management”.

Advertisement: TechIndia – Precision Engineering Partnership from 4th Sept – 6th Sept, 2014
Welcome to the world of TECHINDIA 2014 scheduled t...Welcome to the world of TECHINDIA 2014 scheduled to be organized from the 4th – 6th September 2014 at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India. TECHINDIA will cover three specialized themes catering to individual needs of India s manufacturing industry: Pumps Valves & Compressors (PVC), Gears Motors & Controls (GMC), Bearings Shafts & Couplings (BSC).


Technical News

Kenics UltraTab Static Mixer Provides Major Advantages in Desalination Applications
Chemineer is offering the Kenics UltraTab static m...Chemineer is offering the Kenics UltraTab static mixer designed for desalination applications such as brine mixing and dilution and anti-scalant blending.

EagleBurgmann SeccoMix1 - New Generation of Dry Running Agitator Seals
EagleBurgmann is launching a new generation of dry...EagleBurgmann is launching a new generation of dry running shaft seals for agitators onto the market. In addition to the known benefits of this type of mechanical seal (there is no seal supply system, for example), the new SeccoMix1 is also silent running and has been prototype tested for use in ATEX category 1 (zone 0). These shaft seals are used in mixers, agitators, dryers and filter strainers.

Lowara Enhances Vertical Multi-stage ATEX Pump Range
Xylem has expanded its popular range of Lowara ver...Xylem has expanded its popular range of Lowara vertical multi-stage pumps with the launch of a new high efficiency model, the e-SV ATEX, for use in potentially volatile environments.

Exhibitions + Conferences

No Summer Break: Registrations for Achema 2015 Well Under Way
In answer to the great demand, Achema 2015 offers as per now additional exhibition space for Pharmaceutical, Packaging and Storage Techniques. Almost eleven months before the start, Achema 2015 is thus well on target. The organisers anticipate similar participant figures as for 2012 when around 3,800 exhibitors and 167,000 participants flocked onto the Frankfurt exhibition grounds. The deadline for submitting lectures for the Congress programme is 31 August 2014.

Books + Papers

Armstrong Fluid Technology Announces New Catalog of Hydronic Products
Armstrong Fluid Technology, a leader and innovator...Armstrong Fluid Technology, a leader and innovator in design, engineering and manufacturing of integrated solutions within the building oriented fluid-flow equipment industry, has announced a new Hydronic Solutions Catalog to help fluid flow professionals find and select hydronics solutions.


Colfax Names Darryl Mayhorn SVP of Colfax and President and CEO Colfax Fluid Handling
Colfax Corporation announced that Darryl Mayhorn has been named Senior Vice President of Colfax and President and CEO Colfax Fluid Handling effective July 21, 2014, reporting to Steve Simms, President and CEO of Colfax. As President and CEO of Colfax Fluid Handling, Darryl will be responsible for leading the strategic direction and daily management of the business.

Wilo: Carsten Krumm Is Promoted to the Executive Board
With effect from 1 October 2014, Carsten Krumm wil...With effect from 1 October 2014, Carsten Krumm will assume responsibility for the growing regions of Asia, Africa, the Middle and Near East as well as Russia and Turkey in his new role as Executive Board member at Wilo SE. This decision was made by the Supervisory Board of the Dortmund-based pump expert.

FSA Appoints Robert Rutherford to Board of Directors
The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) is pleased to ...The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Rutherford to its Board of Directors. He is the Chief Executive Officer of EGC Enterprises, Inc., in Chardon, Ohio.


Financial News

Granular Media Filters Will Account For 26 Percent of the $6.6 Billion Liquid Filtration Market In 2015
Sales of macrofiltration equipment and consumables...Sales of macrofiltration equipment and consumables will reach nearly $6.6 billion in 2015. The granular media segment will generate revenues of $1.7 billion or 26 percent of the total, this is the conclusion reached by the McIlvaine Company in Liquid Filtration and Media World Markets.

Sulzer: Sales Slightly Increased and Order Intake Decreased on an Adjusted Basis
Order intake decreased by 3.7% on an adjusted basi...Order intake decreased by 3.7% on an adjusted basis. Adjusted sales increased by 1.2% and profitability for the divisions increased too. Sulzer confirms its guidance for the full year on an adjusted basis and anticipates a stronger second half of 2014.

Productivity Increases Foster Profitable Growth
Georg Fischer increased sales during the first half-year by 2% in CHF. Adjusted for currency effects, acquisitions and divestments, growth amounts to 4%. Most of the increase has been generated in Europe and in China. All three divisions increased their top line in local currencies.

Asia Will Account For 43 Percent of the Air and Water Monitoring Market Next Year
Sales of instrumentation and controls to monitor a...Sales of instrumentation and controls to monitor air and water will exceed $23 billion in 2015. Asia will account for 43 percent of the total. This is the conclusion reached in Air and Water Monitoring: World Market published by the McIlvaine Company.

Baker Hughes Announces Second Quarter Results
Baker Hughes Incorporated announced the results for the second quarter of 2014.

Contracts + Case Stories

Powerful All-electric Pipe Bending Machine Boosts Manufacturing Throughput and Accuracy of Large-Bore Hydraulic Parts
An extremely powerful Unison all-electric pipe bending machine is helping Frank Mohn Piping to improve the production accuracy and throughput of complex large-bore hydraulic piping systems. The machine is also designed to help the company improve manufacturing efficiency by reducing the number of steps required to fabricate piping parts.


Edwards’ GXS Industrial Vacuum Pump Wins Product Innovation Award
Edwards, together with its distributor in Russia, ...Edwards, together with its distributor in Russia, Intech Analytics JSC is proud to announce that the GXS dry screw vacuum pump won the Product Innovation Award at Vacuum TechExpo 2014 in Moscow.

ClydeUnion Pumps Recognised for Its Excellence in Supply to the Nuclear Industry
SPX Flow Power & Energy ClydeUnion Pumps’ (CUP) ma...SPX Flow Power & Energy ClydeUnion Pumps’ (CUP) manufacturing facilities in Glasgow and Annecy have been awarded “A” Grade supplier designation by China Nuclear Power Engineering Company (CNPEC) in recognition of their high quality design, manufacturing, service and support.


Lewa Receives Certificate for Workplace Safety and Health Protection
To protect the health and safety of employees as w...To protect the health and safety of employees as well as possible, Lewa GmbH has obtained AMS certification (Arbeitsschutz mit System) compliant with the criteria of NLF / ILO-OSH 2001 and OHSAS 18001:2007 from the VGB (the German Employer s Liability Insurance Association).

Lutz Celebrates 60 Year Anniversary
In 1954 the company founder Karl Lutz started making electrical drum and container pumps in Wertheim. In recent years, the market leading brand has developed into a synonym for complete systems designed to handle any fluid filling, transfer and dosing application.