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Technical News

Netzsch Introduces Three New Products
The Nemo progressing cavity pump has been re-engin...The Nemo progressing cavity pump has been re-engineered to the “full service in place” principle of the Tornado rotary lobe pump and will be introduced with a maintenance-friendly design. The successful Tornado rotary lobe pump is now available in additional sizes; in addition, Netzsch introduces the new screw pump Notos developed in Brazil.

NOV Highlights Expanded Mono Technologies in Wastewater
The recently launched three-stage Mono Compact C range progressing cavity (PC) pumps have been added to a range that includes both 2- and 4-stage alternatives. Designed for filter frame press supply and high-pressure holding applications, these pumps feature a compact design that minimizes process footprint and can handle operating pressures up to 16 bar.

Colfax Fluid Handling Introduces New Version of the Smart Technology CM-1000 Series
Colfax Fluid Handling will introduce and demonstra...Colfax Fluid Handling will introduce and demonstrate the latest version of the company’s Smart Technology CM-1000 Series smart controller for seawater cooling systems.

Pfeiffer Vacuum Introduces New HiPace 30 Turbopump
It is currently the only turbopump on the market i...It is currently the only turbopump on the market in its size class offering pumping speeds of 32 liters per second. Its small installation footprint and low level of vibration make this pump particularly suitable for integration into compact analytical systems such as benchtop mass spectrometers, small electron microscopes and leak detectors.

Pressure Relief Valves DHV 712-R and DHV 718
ASV Stübbe pressure relief valves open up diverse ...ASV Stübbe pressure relief valves open up diverse application options from use as an overflow valve in a bypass, to safe reduction of pressure peaks in plants with oscillating pumps, to back pressure-resistant injection valves in chemical dosing.

Vogelsang Rotary Lobe Pumps for Chemical Media
Vogelsang presents its new IQ pump as well as the ...Vogelsang presents its new IQ pump as well as the VX series of rotary lobe pumps.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Messe München and IFAT Cooperate on the GreenTec Awards
The GreenTec Awards made a big impression at the last IFAT in 2014, when they were presented in a Gala Night at the start of Munich´s leading world exhibition for environmental technologies.

New Hub for Turkish Environmental Technology Industry
IFAT Eurasia, which took place at the Congresium International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Ankara from April 16 to 18, celebrated its successful conclusion with 11,000 visitors. Overall, 243 exhibitors from 19 countries participated in the premiere of the new environmental technology trade fair for the Eurasian market.


Flowserve Names Karyn F. Ovelmen Chief Financial Officer
Flowserve Corporation announced that Karyn F. Ovelmen will join Flowserve as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2015.

Franklin Electric Announces Scott Trumbull’s Retirement From the Board
The Board of Directors of Franklin Electric Co. announced that Chairman of the Board, R. Scott Trumbull, will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Friday May 8, 2015. Upon Mr. Trumbull s retirement, the Board has appointed Mr. Gregg C. Sengstack to serve as Chairman.


Financial News

Gorman-Rupp Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results
The Gorman-Rupp Company reports financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.

Baker Hughes Announces First Quarter Results
Baker Hughes Incorporated announced results for the first quarter of 2015.

Contracts + Case Stories

Jung Process Systems Assembles Hyghspin Hopper with Double-acting Mechanical Seal
Enterprises of the chemical industry have versatil...Enterprises of the chemical industry have versatile demands with regard to the technology of pumps. Specially in the sector of the Polymer chemistry the choice of adequate sealings is most important in order to guarantee failure-free conveyance of the products.

Grundfos: Salty River on Crete Turned into Drinking Water
Thanks to a new state-of-the-art desalination plan...Thanks to a new state-of-the-art desalination plant outside of Heraklion, locals and tourists can drink water directly from the taps.

Cat Pumps Supplies Super Duplex Pressure Regulator Valve
Cat Pumps supplied the valve to the Wolverhampton-...Cat Pumps supplied the valve to the Wolverhampton-based company Ovivo UK Ltd. Ovivo called on the resources of Cat Pumps when they were awarded the contract by a leading international oil producer to supply the Fresh Water Maker Package for two projects located in the West of Shetland area of the UK Continental Shelf. The packages use the reverse osmosis process to produce fresh water from seawater.

Voith to Modernize Italian Hydropower Plants
Voith Hydro has been awarded to overhaul three hyd...Voith Hydro has been awarded to overhaul three hydro power plants in Italy till the mid of 2016. The value of the three awards sums up to a total of around 16 million Euros. The modernization projects will safeguard 13 megawatts of renewable capacity to the Italian grid for many decades in the future.


KEPL Tests High Speed High Pressure Pumps for Saudi Aramco
Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited finished testing #25...Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited finished testing #2500 pressure class pump designed and manufactured for Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabia base oil company.

Endress+Hauser Strengthens Presence in South America
To fortify the brand Endress+Hauser even further, the company is acquiring 100 percent of the process automation business of Colsein Ltda., its longtime sales and service partner in Bogotà.

Pentair Supports Fish 2.0 Business Competition
As a global company with the resources, technologies and values to make a positive impact in the world, Pentair is proud to support the Fish 2.0 business competition through the Pentair Foundation. Fish 2.0, which gives sustainable seafood businesses an opportunity to gain visibility, find strategic partners and, ultimately, garner new investments, aligns with Pentair s efforts to help provide reliable and efficient solutions for the global food industry.

Sensonics Offers Overspeed Protection System for Turbines and Pumps
Overspeed protection is a key requirement in the p...Overspeed protection is a key requirement in the power generation industry where failure of the turbine or pump speed governing system can lead to rotor damage with expensive consequences. Independent speed monitoring and protection is therefore an essential requirement to minimise these risks as far as practicable.