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Advertisement: 2014 Beijing International Flood Control Drainage Technical Equipment Expo
An International Exhibition on Flood Management, F...An International Exhibition on Flood Management, Flood Protection Technologies & Equipment. It is China’s largest and most specialized exhibition and conference dedicated to flood prevention, protection and post-flood recovery on 2-4 December 2014 at Beijing International Convention Centre (BICC), China.

Technical News

Twin-Screw-Pump Receives EHEDG EL Aseptic Certificate
The ITT Bornemann SLH-4G Twin-Screw-Pump receives EHEDG EL Aseptic certificate in 2014. The certificate underlines the hygienic design of SLH-4G Twin-Screw-Pump and confirms the possibility to operate in aseptic applications.

New Flowrox SKW Slurry Knife Gate Valve Now Available
Flowrox launches a brand new SKW valve that repres...Flowrox launches a brand new SKW valve that represents a new generation of knife gate valve that is especially designed for demanding and heavy industrial use.

Long-distance Runner: New Vane Pump SP 140 FZ
So far, diaphragm pumps have dominated in the sphe...So far, diaphragm pumps have dominated in the sphere of gas analyzers. With the very durable vane pumps of the FZ range from Schwarzer, there is now an interesting alternative.

Chemineer Receives 3A Certification for Static Mixers
Chemineer has received 3A certification for Kenics...Chemineer has received 3A certification for Kenics sanitary static mixers. The static mixers feature an alternating helical element string that creates flow division and efficient radial mixing. They provide in-line, continuous mixing and processing with no moving parts, no maintenance and no external power.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Hydraulic Institute Collaborates with Fluid Sealing Association on New Webinar Series
Hydraulic Institute (HI), in collaboration with the Fluid Sealing Association (FSA), is set to unveil the new ‘Gasket Principles & Best Practices’ two-part webinar series on November 4, 2014.

Starting Signal for the Next IFAT
Although 2016 is still some way off, preparations for IFAT (May 30 to June 3, 2016 in Munich) are already under way. Applications from companies interested in exhibiting at the world’s leading trade fair for environmental technologies are now being accepted online.


Parker Announces Retirement of Vice President and Treasurer Pamela J. Huggins
Parker Hannifin Corporation announced that Pamela J. Huggins, Vice President and Treasurer will retire effective December 31, 2014, after 31 years of dedicated service. Robin J. Davenport, currently Vice President of Business Planning and Development, has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice President, Corporate Finance where she will assume responsibility for all of the functions currently reporting to Ms. Huggins in addition to business planning and development.

FSA Appoints Michael Shorts As President of Board of Directors
The Fluid Sealing Association is pleased to announ...The Fluid Sealing Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Shorts as President of its Board of Directors. Mr. Shorts is currently Vice President and General Manager for Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. located in Belleville, Ontario, Canada.

Eric Kearbey Joins Wilo USA as Midwest Regional Sales Manager for Water Management
Wilo USA welcomes Eric Kearbey as Midwest Regional Sales Manager for Water Management.


Financial News

Order Intake of CHF 2.3 Billion for the First Nine Months
In the first nine months of 2014, Sulzer’s order i...In the first nine months of 2014, Sulzer’s order intake decreased by 3.8% on an adjusted basis compared with the same period in 2013.

China Globe Valve Purchases to Exceed $3.5 Billion In 2019
China will be the leading purchaser of globe valve...China will be the leading purchaser of globe valves in 2019. McIlvaine Company has ranked purchasers in Industrial Valves: World Market. China will spend $2.65 billion for globe valves used for control purposes and $883 million for on/off globe valves.

Groundwater Remediation Market to Exceed $14 Billion Next Year
More than $14 billion will be spent in 2015 to remove metals, VOCs and other contaminants from groundwater. This is the conclusion reached in Site Remediation World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company.

Baker Hughes Announces Third Quarter Results
Adjusted net income for the third quarter of 2014 excludes $14 million in before and after-tax charges ($0.03 per diluted share) relating to the impairment of a technology investment and $58 million before and after-tax costs ($0.13 per diluted share) associated with a restructuring of operations in North Africa, resulting primarily from recent disruptions in Libya.

Contracts + Case Stories

Xylem to Supply Flygt Technology to Help Protect Against Monsoon Flooding
Xylem Inc. has won a contract to supply Flygt propeller pumps to two pumping stations in key areas of metropolitan Manila. Benefitting more than half a million people, Xylem’s Flygt technology will increase the flow capacity of the stations by 25 percent, helping to protect residential areas from severe monsoon flooding and improving environmental and sanitary conditions in the city.

Netzsch Lubrication Pump Installation Provides Solution for Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant
Faced with a pump installation that could not hand...Faced with a pump installation that could not handle a dewatered sludge application, the customer turned to Netzsch for a quick turn-around on a custom lubrication pump solution.

NOV Mono Helps Increase Capacity for Pulp and Paper Producer
The performance of NOV Mono pumps in demanding app...The performance of NOV Mono pumps in demanding applications has again been highlighted by a recent project in Sweden. One of the country’s leading pulp and paper producers has invested in two Mono E-Range progressing cavity (PC) pumps which will be used in conjunction with the existing Mono equipment already in use at the plant in Stockholm.

Rheinhütte Pumpen to Deliver 85 Pumps for Fertiliser Plant in Saudi Arabia
The Umm Wual phosphate project in northern Saudi A...The Umm Wual phosphate project in northern Saudi Arabia, concerned with the conveyance of the country’s rich deposits of phosphates, is currently being implemented on behalf of Ma’aden (Saudi Arabian Mining Company).


Waukesha Bearings Introduces Tilt Pad Thrust Bearings for High-Temperature ESPs
At last month’s Pump & Turbomachinery Symposia, Wa...At last month’s Pump & Turbomachinery Symposia, Waukesha Bearings featured its new Hidrax HT thrust bearing for high-temperature electric submersible pumps (ESPs). The Hidrax HT tilt pad thrust bearing can sustain unit loads of 8 MPa (1160 psi) at oil bath temperatures up to 300°C (572°F).

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Moves Offices in the Netherlands
Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum celebrates the opening of ...Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum celebrates the opening of the new sales and service office in the Netherlands. The former premises did not yield enough space for the growing local business and the new location in Utrecht offers better infrastructure and comfort.