IN FOCUS Sales Platform Available in Five More Languages Sales Platform Available in Five More Languages

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 - Corporate News

Sulzer expands Turbomachinery Service and Component Business

14.09.2000 -

On Wednesday, September 13, 2000, Sulzer signed an agreement to acquire the turbine machinery activities of the Interturbine Group, a privately owned company based in Lomm/The Netherlands. The acquisition includes Eldim and Interturbine Coating Center which will be integrated into Sulzer Metco, and Elbar which will be integrated into Sulzer Turbomachinery Services.

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  • Donelly named president – Wicor Industries

    13.09.2000 -

    DELAVAN, WI – Jim Donnelly, president and chief executive officer of Sta-Rite Industries, has been elected president and chief executive officer of WICOR Industries, a Wisconsin Energy subsidiary, which includes Sta-Rite Industries, SHURflo and Hypro Corporation, all pump-manufacturing businesses. Donnelly will also continue his responsibilities as president of Sta-Rite.

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    ABS: Continued high demand for water and wastewater products

    18.08.2000 -

    Solid growth in sales, particularly in the largest segment, water and wastewater. Lower margins for products to the process industry.

    Invoiced sales for the first half of 2000 increased to MSEK 1211 (last year MSEK 1165) This corresponds to an increase of 3% adjusted for currency fluctuations and acquisitions. The increase was good in the water and wastewater segment which accounts for more than half of ABS sales. Deliveries to the process industry were at the same level as last year, whereas shipments to the building and construction area increased only thanks to the acquisition of CH&E in the US.

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    GEA Jet Pumps GmbH has a new managing director

    18.08.2000 -

    On 01.07.00, Dr. Christopher Braun took over the position of managing director of the engineering company GEA Jet Pumps GmbH in Ettlingen/Germany.

    Dr. Braun started his career as managing partner of the engineering company BCR GmbH Bochum after receiving his doctorate from the Ruhr University in Bochum in 1990. In 1995 he joined Hürner Umwelttechnik GmbH as technical director and took over the position of managing director in 1996. Jörg Trefzer, who was temporary managing director of GEA Jet Pumps for one year, resumes his position as manager of the division single jet pumps and gas scrubbers.

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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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    KSB Group takes advantage of economic upturn

    27.07.2000 -

    The economy’s upward swing, which has been apparent since last year, continued in the first half of the year 2000. Almost all regions, including the emerging economies in Asia and Latin America, registered rising demand and production. In the Western European industrialized countries the economy picked up markedly, which also improved the order intake situation in the German mechanical engineering sector. This development is beginning to show effect on the demand for pumps and valves.

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