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Advertisement: Mostra Convegno Expocomfort Asia 2015
From 2 - 4 September 2015 the Mostra Convegno Expo...From 2 - 4 September 2015 the Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia will be held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, for the first time. It is set to be the first dedicated trade exhibition for the HVAC, Water, Renewable Energy and Heating Sectors of the Green Building Community in Southeast Asia.

Technical News

KBL Launches Romak Pump
Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) announced the launch ...Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) announced the launch of technologically advanced Romak Pump.

RCFKu Vortex Pump Made of Frialit Ceramic or Polymer Carbide
The ceramic RCFKu vortex pump from Friatec AG – Di...The ceramic RCFKu vortex pump from Friatec AG – Division Rheinhütte Pumpen represents a reliable solution when it comes to pumping fluids with high temperatures of an aggressive nature or containing solids.

Richter Expands Valve Offering
Richter answered to an increasing customer demand ...Richter answered to an increasing customer demand for higher flow rates by extending the RSS, KN and PA valve series with higher flow rates.

Flowserve Releases New Self-priming Diaphragm Pump for the Agricultural Market
Flowserve Corporation announced the release of its new self-priming, diaphragm Flowserve Scienco CT6 pump.

MoDoS – Modular Dosing System for Continuous Production
The Modular Dosing System (MoDoS) from HNP Mikrosy...The Modular Dosing System (MoDoS) from HNP Mikrosysteme is a tailor-made pump system for continuous delivery in fine chemical and pharmaceutical production. MoDoS is synonym for a design concept and a modular component system, forming the base for the concept development of a customized pump module.

Franklin Electric Launches New Series of High Head Grinders
Franklin Electric introduces the new FPS IGPH Seri...Franklin Electric introduces the new FPS IGPH Series of high head grinder pumps engineered for the tough demands of higher head conditions found in many low pressure sewage transfer applications.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Call for Papers: Pump Summit Americas Accepting Abstracts
Pump Summit Americas is now looking to receive abstracts for their two-day conference taking place June 13th – 14th, 2016. The Houston-based event is ideal for pump and system experts from a range of industries including oil & gas, water & wastewater, chemical processing, mining, pulp & paper, petrochemical, power generation, food & beverage, and pharmaceutical.

Books + Papers

Hydraulic Institute Publishes New Guidebook Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) recently published the one-of-a-kind guide on wastewater treatment plant pumps. Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps is intended to assist in the understanding of the general layout, components, and operation of a typical wastewater treatment plant. The book also provides readers with the guidance necessary to select pump types, pump materials, and auxiliary components so the pumping system performs effectively, efficiently, and reliably in the various plant operations.


Jayanthi Iyengar Named Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer for Xylem
Xylem announced that Jayanthi (Jay) Iyengar has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, effective June 12, 2015. In this newly created position, Iyengar will lead the Company’s global R&D, technology and innovation activities.


Internet + Software

Waterjet Manufacturer Jet Edge Launches Chinese Website
Jet Edge recently launched a new Chinese language ...Jet Edge recently launched a new Chinese language website at

Financial News

Billion Dollar Flow Control and Treatment Market to Reduce Coal Flyash Contamination
Coal-fired power plants are being forced to give up their traditional ash ponds to prevent repetition of recent ash spill incidents in Tennessee and the Carolinas. In the U.S. and elsewhere, the discharge limits on effluents are becoming more stringent. As a result, this is generating a new opportunity for suppliers of pumps, valves, filters and centrifuges. This opportunity is being continually analyzed in a number of McIlvaine publications.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Sulzer Completes Joint Venture in Saudi Arabia
The announced joint venture with Saudi Pump Factor...The announced joint venture with Saudi Pump Factory was completed on June 29, 2015. Sulzer signed the agreement for the acquisition of a 75% stake in Saudi Pump Factory in February 2014.

GEA Acquires Supplier of Hygienic Pumps
GEA has acquired Hilge, a supplier of hygienic pumps, especially stainless steel pumps for food and beverage applications. The company is based at Bodenheim, Germany and generated with about 150 employees revenues of more than EUR 35 million in fiscal year 2014.

Contracts + Case Stories

Aussie Pumps Supplies Titanium Pump to Solve Sewage Spill Challenge
Sydney Water’s new sewage collection station at Douglas Park, south west of Sydney, is emptied by tanker on a daily basis. The large spill containment pad ensures any corrosive sewage leaked during the transfer is collected in the sump pit.

Apex Pumps Reduce Maintenance at Amstead Rail
A new APEX35 hose pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Te...A new APEX35 hose pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is proving that it can deliver significantly reduced maintenance requirements at the world’s largest manufacturer of freight carriage components, Amsted Rail.

Torishima Receives Order for 8 Boiler Recirculation Pumps
Torishima received an order for quantity 8 Boiler Recirculation Pumps (CPW) for a combined cycle power plant in Djelfa, Algeria, from Nooter/Eriksen (N/E).

Kenics Heat Exchangers Provide Effective Performance in Underwater Pelletizing Processes
Smooth running production processes help manufactu...Smooth running production processes help manufacturers reach targeted goals. To achieve this, all equipment and systems must work in perfect unison and perform to optimal efficiency.

NOV Equipment Updated After Over 40 Years of Reliable Service
Mono macerating and pumping equipment provided by ...Mono macerating and pumping equipment provided by NOV that has operated for over 40 years was replaced with new equipment from the same company at a waste water treatment plant in North Yorkshire, UK. NOV provided Mono Munchpump packaged systems to replace the original equipment, which had provided outstanding service at the Langthwaite WWT plant.


New Distribution in Morocco
Tapflo proudly announces its appointment of Foritech in Casablanca, Morocco as authorized distributor for the Kingdom of Morocco and Western Sahara.