New ABS Pump Selection & Planning Software


ABS Pumps introduces the new pump selection and planning software ABScomm. The program was specifically designed for the configuration of products of ABS’ building services. It contains the complete standard supply range including up-to-date price lists.

New ABS Pump Selection & Planning Software

“With ABScomm we provide our sales representatives, planners and customers with a powerful tool to guide them from selecting the best pump or lifting station through the components selection directly to the complete technical and commercial documentation”, Hans-Dieter Christ, ABS’ Marketing Manager sums up the main advantages.

There are various access ways that allow users with different levels of product knowledge to find the best pump or lifting station according to their required application. The hydraulic selection allows for a search by application area and duty point. The latter can be determined using the integrated flow rate calculation program. To get to the right series, the selection set up leads the user either through a graphic selection or through an application tree. On the other hand there is the direct pump selection, designed for users who are already familiar with the product range.

Besides the pump selection, the software also offers the components program. You can complete a project by means of user defined positions.

A PDF file, that can be sent as e-mail is generated with the entire documentation including an arrangement of detailed data sheets.

As of right now, the software is only available in Germany but plans are to have further sales companies use it.

ABScomm was developed by VSX – VOGEL SOFTWARE, the specialist for software and Internet solutions for the pump industry.

About ABS Pumps

ABS with its three main segments in water and waste water, process industry and building services, offers the largest supply of pumps, mixers and aerators on the market. The Company’s experience with fluid technology reaches as far back as 1870, when the first pumps were manufactured for the Swedish paper industry. The first submersible motor pumps were produced in Germany in the 1950s.

Manufacturing sites are located in Sweden, Ireland, Germany and Brazil. Subsidiary companies and branches are actively operating in 30 countries. Distributors in another 100 countries also market the products. ABS has an annual turnover of about EUR 315 million (2003) and employs about 2.000 people.

ABS is a part of Cardo Group (more than EUR 840 million turnover 2003 and about 6.200 employees).


VSX - VOGEL SOFTWARE is the world’s leading supplier of pump selection software. The product range includes PC-applications, Internet applications with extensive functions for the selection and configuration of pumps and components as well as subsequent administrative tasks and adjacent topics. Moreover, the VSX offers a wide range of services.

The Company, which was founded in 1995 with headquarters in Dresden, Germany has world wide business relations to companies with focus on the pump and chemical industry. The world’s largest pump manufacturers are among its clients.

Source: Sulzer Ltd.

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