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Advertisement: HVACR/Pumps/Valves/Compressors Indonesia 2015 – The Mega One-Stop Industrial Exhibition In Indonesia Is Back For Its 4th Edition
HVACR / PS Indonesia 2015 is the gathering point f...HVACR / PS Indonesia 2015 is the gathering point for the industry’s manufacturers, suppliers and vendors and will serve to meet the pressing demands and needs of the buyers looking for new technology and products, and be a showcase of the very latest on HVACR and Industrial applications and solutions.

Technical News

Multistage Pump with Long Service Life from KSB
The KSB Group will extend its tried-and-tested Mul...The KSB Group will extend its tried-and-tested Multitec type series. The new high-pressure pump Multitec DN 200 will be available with four different hydraulic systems and two to six stages.

Michael Smith Engineers Present Close-Coupled Thermoplastic Pumps
Where chemical handling or any similar fluid handl...Where chemical handling or any similar fluid handling applications involve aggressive or corrosive fluids, thermoplastic pumps, as opposed to metallic options, are the ideal choice.


Marine Self-priming Pump That Does Not Require External Vacuum System
Johnson Pump, an SPX brand, is well known for the ...Johnson Pump, an SPX brand, is well known for the production of versatile, reliable pumping solutions for use in marine environments. Within its modular Combi range of centrifugal pumps, it offers an innovative self-priming pump known as the “CombiPrime.

Exhibitions + Conferences

BPMA Offers a Selection of Traditional Lecture-Based Pumping Fundamentals Courses
With an expanding global economy and the high number of people being drawn to media or IT based industries, it is critical that UK engineering businesses develop their employees’ skills in order to help maintain a strong manufacturing base. Furthermore, it is now well accepted that pump specific training is lacking from many engineering based courses.

HI Offers a Slurry Pump Webinar
During this series, attendees will explore slurry types and their effects on pump performance and examine pump assembly considerations, mechanical design features and testing. The series will also cover slurry pump wear and application regarding selection, operation, maintenance and materials of construction.

2016 AHR Expo Calls for Innovation Award Entries
The annual International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Expo announces its call for entries for the 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards. These awards will be presented at a formal ceremony during the Show, which takes place next January 25 to 27 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia 2015 Culminates With Over US$125 Million Expected in Business Transactions
Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia 2015, Southeast Asia’s pr...Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia 2015, Southeast Asia’s premier business event for the exchange of global expertise and technologies for sustainable building, has culminated with 11,060 visitors. This year, BEX Asia saw the addition of the first Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) exhibition in Asia – MCE Asia 2015.

IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa – Strong Performance on a New Continent
IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa, which ...IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa, which celebrated its premiere from September 15 to 18, 2015 in the Johannesburg Expo Centre, has positioned itself strongly in the African market: with 116 exhibitors from 13 countries, over 2,000 visitors from 42 countries, 4,500 square meters of exhibition space and a high-caliber forum program.


GEA appoints Steffen Bersch and Niels Erik Olsen to the Executive Board
At the Supervisory Board meeting, two long-serving...At the Supervisory Board meeting, two long-serving GEA managers, the German Steffen Bersch, and the Dane Niels Erik Olsen were appointed to the Executive Board with effect from January 1, 2016. ,


Financial News

Water/Wastewater Treatment Chemical Market Could Be Slowed By the Chinese Slowdown and Oil Price Drop
The market for water and wastewater treatment chem...The market for water and wastewater treatment chemicals will grow by over 16 % from 2015 to 2019 at oil prices of $80/barrel during the period and Chinese economic growth of 7 % per annum. At $40/barrel and 2 % economic growth in China, the treatment chemicals market growth will only be 10 %.

Seventy-One OEM/EPC Contractors Spend More Than $9 Billion For Valves
A small number of companies purchase a large perce...A small number of companies purchase a large percentage of industrial valves. The McIlvaine company in Industrial Valves: World Market identifies these companies and provides estimates of their yearly valve purchases.

Acquisitions + Mergers

GEA successfully completes acquisition of Hilge
GEA has successfully completed the acquisition of Hilge, domiciled in Bodenheim, Germany, after approval by the relevant antitrust authorities.

Parker Announces Acquisition of President Engineering Group to Strengthen LNG, Industrial Gas and Mining Capabilities
Parker announced a previously completed transaction to acquire President Engineering Group Limited (PEGL) based in Sheffield, U.K. PEGL specializes in the design and manufacture of technically advanced, precision engineered cryogenic valves for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and Industrial Gas applications and specialized equipment for mining safety applications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Pentair Completes Acquisition of Erico Global Company
Pentair announced that it completed acquisition of Erico Global Company.

Contracts + Case Stories

KEPL Supplies High-Speed and High-Pressure API BB5 Pumps to Saudi Aramco
Kirloskar Ebara Pumps has announced the successful...Kirloskar Ebara Pumps has announced the successful dispatch of its high-speed and high-pressure API BB5 Pumps to Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s leading base oil company.

Busch Vacuum Technology for Resin Infusion in Yacht Construction
One of the leading European manufacturers of luxur...One of the leading European manufacturers of luxury yachts is Galeon, which operates two production facilities near Gdańsk, Poland. Galeon motor yachts are up to 25 m long, with main components such as the hull, deck and the superstructure constructed of glass fibre reinforced plastic. This material is either hand-laminated or produced by a vacuum infusion process.


Xylem Celebrates 4 Million Flygt Wastewater Pumps Solving Water Challenges Worldwide
Xylem has produced the 4 millionth Flygt wastewater pump at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Sweden. Xylem is the first international pump manufacturer to have produced this quantity of wastewater pumps at the same facility.

Branch Office of Tencarva Relocates To Larger Facility With Enhanced Shop Capabilities
Tencarva officially relocated recently to a larger...Tencarva officially relocated recently to a larger facility at 14 Park Place Court in Greenville, S. C., after the completion of renovation of an existing building, according to Edwin W. Pearce, III, president of Tencarva.

Atlas Copco opens vacuum solutions plant in China
Atlas Copco formally inaugurates a manufacturing f...Atlas Copco formally inaugurates a manufacturing facility for Edwards vacuum and abatement solutions in Qingdao, China. Edwards, the vacuum solutions business that became part of the Atlas Copco Group in 2014, uses the Qingdao facility as its global base for the manufacture of rotary-vane and liquid-ring vacuum pumps. Vacuum is used in a wide variety of industrial applications and manufacturing processes to create clean, particle-free environments.