The New Spaix 6 Promotes the Sustainable Selection of Pump Systems

The New Spaix 6 Promotes the Sustainable Selection of Pump Systems

Customers of the Spaix pump selection software have something to look forward to: the latest version will be launched at the end of October. In addition to many new functions, the program’s performance has been further improved. Moreover, the manufacturer VSX – VOGEL SOFTWARE has paid special attention to the topic of sustainability in Spaix 6.

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The international sales platform for centrifugal pumps – – has been expanded by five additional languages and is now available in Russian, Polish, Czech, Greek and Turkish. The expansion increases the user-friendliness of the pump selection tool in particular and makes a decisive contribution to the international orientation of the Internet portal.

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LATEST NEWS - Acquisitions + Mergers

Divestiture of five Sulzer Industries business units – including pumps sector

19.10.2000 -

Sulzer makes drastic changes: Medical Devices and Surface and Materials Technology form the core of the new corporate strategy. These areas offer potential for high growth and profitability. As a consequence of the new strategic direction, new owners will be sought over the next several months for five business units (Infra, Pumps, Textil, Turbo and Burckhardt) with a total of over 14’600 employees. At the same time, Sulzer plans to make acquisitions of over CHF 2 billion within two years. Sulzer Medica Ltd will merge with Sulzer Ltd – this is subject to the approval of their shareholders. The strategic rea lignment will lead to a reduction of approximately 300 jobs in corporate services world-wide, half of which in Switzerland. Throughout this transition, Sulzer will honor its social obligations to its employees.

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  • Flowserve Completes Acquisition of IDP

    11.08.2000 -

    DALLAS – Flowserve Corp. (NYSE: FLS) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Ingersoll-Dresser Pump Co. from Ingersoll-Rand.

    The $775 million acquisition creates the world’s largest pump company serving the petroleum, chemical and power industries and the second largest pump company overall.

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    Sulzer takes over Ahlstrom pump activities

    30.04.2000 -

    Sulzer has acquired the pump activities of the A. Ahlstrom Corporation, Helsinki. Final closing is expected in mid May, subject to approval of the regulatory and antitrust authorities. This strategic acquisition gives Sulzer a leading position in pumps for the pulp and paper industry. Sulzer Pumps sales will rise thereby from EUR 445 million (CHF 710 million) to EUR 580 million (CHF 930 million). Personnel will increase by 1000 to about 5000 employees in total. The purchase price is approximately EUR 145 million (CHF 230 million).

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    Sarlin Pumps purchased by Grundfos

    12.04.2000 -

    Denmark-Finland. As from May 1 2000, Sarlin Pumps of Finland will be taken over by the Grundfos pump manufacturing Group, reaffirming its strategic objective of becoming a leading player within the waste-water pump business.

    A contract confirming the purchase has been signed. In the future the Sarlin Group will focus on the business areas of Beamex, Sarlin Furnaces, Sarlin-Hydor, and Sarlin Automation.

    Sarlin Pumps bring to their new owner complementary waste-water products, service, and competence, making Grundfos the natural choice for customers, including wholesalers, utility companies, and contractors looking for complete pumping solutions in the framework of waste-water pumps sized up to 600 kW.

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