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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

Big Kubota Pumps
Aussie Pump’s new range of high capacity 3” and 4”...Aussie Pump’s new range of high capacity 3” and 4” Kubota powered “Drought Buster” pumps are built around the popular Aussie “Quik Prime” design principles. The pumps offer fast self-priming, with vertical lifts from creeks, rivers and dams of up to 8.4 metres.

Gentle and Reliable Pumping of Delicate Ingredients
The CSF range of progressive cavity pumps is ideal...The CSF range of progressive cavity pumps is ideal for transferring a wide variety of products and ingredients or those with suspended solids and particles which often occur in the food, brewing, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Available from Pump Engineering, the CSF range includes the eccentric screw, positive displacement MAN series of pumps.

Precision Pumps for Inkjet Printing Technology from Schwarzer
Whether large format or label printer: professiona...Whether large format or label printer: professional inkjet technology requires all technical components to work perfectly in concert to achieve perfect printing results. Miniature pumps take on a variety of tasks to make this possible. The durable and reliable eccenter diaphragm pumps of the model series 570 EC (-L/-LD) and 620 EC (-L) ensure maintenance-free continuous operation in tough everyday printing tasks.

New NSB Pumps from KNF
NFB pumps have two heads driven by one motor. In p...NFB pumps have two heads driven by one motor. In parallel connected mode, the alternating operations of the pump heads result in a smooth and level flow. This reduces the need to install additional components to overcome pulsation.

The First Aftertreatment Technology for Single-Cylinder Diesel Driven Pumpsets
The after treatment technology includes a Vert certified Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC). It is specially designed for use with small single-cylinder diesel driven pumpsets with minimal engine load and low combustion temperatures.

Grundfos Launches New Extended Range of SP Submersible Pumps
Grundfos has launched an extended range of high-efficiency medium-sized SP Submersible groundwater pumps.

New Canned Motor Pumps for Chemical and Process Engineering Applications
KSB will introduces the new leak-free canned motor...KSB will introduces the new leak-free canned motor pumps from the Ecochem Non-Seal range designed to transport hazardous, aggressive, flammable and explosive fluids. The pumps are also capable of handling toxic and extremely hot or cold media as well as volatile or valuable liquids.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Exhibition Area at Ifat Environmental Technology Forum Africa in Johannesburg Extends to Qutdoors
Exhibitor allocation for Ifat Environmental Technology Forum Africa has begun and the organizers are very positive about the stand confirmations to date: The exhibitor target for this trade fair, premiering in Johannesburg at the Johannesburg Expo Centre has already been exceeded.


Franklin Electric Announces Julie Scheck Freigang’s Appointment as Vice President
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. announces that the Board of Directors appointed Julie Scheck Freigang Vice President, Global Information Systems on May 8, 2015.

Yokogawa Corporation of America Appoints Daniel L. Duncan as Chief Executive Officer
Yokogawa Corporation of America announces that eff...Yokogawa Corporation of America announces that effective April 1, 2015, Daniel L. Duncan has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Yokogawa’s North American operations. In this position, Mr. Duncan is responsible for all day-to-day operations in North America.


Internet + Software

Mobile App Brings Industry 4.0 to All Pumps
To help plant operators increase productivity and ...To help plant operators increase productivity and transparency as well as improve competitiveness across the entire life cycle, pump manufacturer KSB has developed an app for smartphones and tablets that can determine the efficiency of fixed-speed pumps in just 20 seconds.

CFturbo 10.0 - New Version of Turbomachinery Design Software Has Been Released
CFturbo Software & Engineering GmbH has released a...CFturbo Software & Engineering GmbH has released a new software version of its powerful conceptual Turbomachinery design system CFturbo. The new version CFturbo 10.0 can be used to design axial, radial and mixed-flow pumps, blowers, compressors and turbines, as well as for diffusers, stators, return channels and volutes.

Financial News

Shifting in the Air/Gas/Water/Fluid Market
The Danaher acquisition of Pall, the acquisition of Howden by Colfax, and the Nalco acquisition by Ecolab are all product expansions in the air/gas/water/fluid treatment and control market. This was a $323 billion market in 2012 and is now well above $350 billion. This market is continually analyzed in McIlvaine s Air/Gas/Water/Fluid Treatment and Control: World Market. Despite the acquisitions none of the companies commands a significant share of the total market.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Endress+Hauser Set for Complete Acquisition of Analytik Jena
The Endress+Hauser Group aims for the complete takeover of German company Analytik Jena. The Group is also interested in buying shares.

Gardner Denver Medical acquires TriContinent Scientific
Gardner announced the closing of its acquisition of TriContinent Scientific.

Contracts + Case Stories

Kirloskar Bags Repeat Order from Turkey’s Calik Enerji for Supply of Power Plant Pumps
Kirloskar Brothers supplies Calik Enerji of Turkey...Kirloskar Brothers supplies Calik Enerji of Turkey with pumps for its 230MW CCPP project in Georgia.

Droyt Products Replaces Manual Decanting With Bredel 32 Hose Pump
Chorley-based Droyt Products has selected a Bredel...Chorley-based Droyt Products has selected a Bredel 32 hose pump from Watson-Marlow , to help transfer liquid glycerine soap between a mixing vessel and a cooling/setting mould.

Safe Conveyance of Sour Crude Oil Despite Demanding Process Conditions
Sour crude oil contains a high amount of impure su...Sour crude oil contains a high amount of impure sulfur. To convert sour crude oil into valuable and refined fuel the impurities occurring as elemental sulfur in solution and as hydrogen sulfide gas need to be removed. Due to the presence of hydrogen sulfide, sour crude oil is toxic, hazardous and extremely corrosive which makes its transportation to the preparation system challenging.


Xylem Honored by WateReuse Research Foundation
Population growth, urbanization, and persistent drought are straining water resources in varied locations around the world, while pollution and contamination compound these challenges, resulting in billions of dollars in economic losses. Serious action and innovative measures will be required to identify effective solutions to these challenges and develop sustainable water policies. Water reuse is a proven approach that can help meet growing water demands, while safeguarding existing water supplies.