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Technical News

New TEFC Motor Options for FTI Drum Pumps Available Through Michael Smith Engineers
Pumping specialists Michael Smith Engineers have i...Pumping specialists Michael Smith Engineers have introduced new TEFC (Totally Closed Fan Cooled) IP55 motor options for their range of Finish Thompson drum and barrel emptying pumps. This type of pump is the most reliable and efficient method of transferring a wide range of fluids from container-to-container compared to hand pumps, and these new motor options extend their capability to an even wider range of applications.

Circor´s Allweiler Emetc-C Raises the Performance Bar for Machine Tool Coolant Service
Circor announces the launch of Emtec-C, the next g...Circor announces the launch of Emtec-C, the next generation of the Allweiler three-screw pump that moves abrasive machine chips, particles and heat away from cutting surfaces in high-pressure machine tool coolant service, delivering improved durability and best-in-class efficiency.

QED Environmental Systems Announces Landtec Biomethane 3000 Fixed Analyzer
Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manu...Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces the new Biomethane 3000 fixed analyzer, designed for high-accuracy methane and oxygen readings for biomethane applications.

Wilden Launches Velocity Series AODD Pumps
Wilden is pleased to announce the availability of ...Wilden is pleased to announce the availability of its new 6 mm (1/4”) Velocity Series AODD pump. Featuring the industry’s first detachable mounting foot, the Velocity Series pump provides adaptable mounting capabilities making it the ideal solution for all small-dosing applications.

Almatec Launches New C-Series AODD Pumps
Almatec, part of PSG, is pleased to announce the r...Almatec, part of PSG, is pleased to announce the release of its new C-Series AODD pump. Ideally suited for virtually any pumping application where an oscillating pump can be found, C-Series pumps have been specifically developed to be a cost-effective alternative to similar plastic pumps while retaining the reliable and solid design typical of all Almatec pumps.

Pump Impeller Delivers Improved Suction Characteristics
The KSB Group has developed a special impeller for...The KSB Group has developed a special impeller for its Movitec multistage high-pressure pumps. This new impeller significantly improves these pumps’ suction characteristics (NPSH value). It proves its worth particularly in applications with critical inlet conditions (e.g. boiler feed applications) as well as applications in which the pump is required to take in water from low-lying tanks or at higher temperatures.

Drive Solutions with Reinforced Bearings for Agitators and Pumps by Nord Drivesystems
Usually, standard gear units are designed to allow...Usually, standard gear units are designed to allow for a great number of ratios and, consequently, speeds. But with regard to component safety, they are sufficiently dimensioned to match the motor power to be expected.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Grundfos Forum Now Open to the World Through a Virtual Conference
Water, environment and sustainability professionals from all over the world will have the opportunity to learn more about the future of water solutions, as leading pump manufacturer Grundfos opens up its global customer forum to the world.

IFAT India 2018 to feature first Buyer Seller Forum
The right contacts and a good network are essentia...The right contacts and a good network are essential in the world of business. To help exhibitors and visitors establish precisely matching business contacts, IFAT India 2018 for the first time offers the Buyer Seller Forum to have meetings arranged prior to the event.



Grundfos Singapore Appoints New Country Manager
Grundfos has announced the appointment of Ki Woong...Grundfos has announced the appointment of Ki Woong Ahn to the role of Country Manager of Grundfos Singapore, with effect from August 1st, 2018.

BPMA Appoints Technical Services Officer
The British Pump Manufactures’ Association further...The British Pump Manufactures’ Association further enhances the service offering to its 80+ members through the appointment of industry veteran Gary Wilde as its new Technical Services Officer.

GF Appoints new Head of GF Casting Solutions
Josef Edbauer, current Head of GF Casting Solution...Josef Edbauer, current Head of GF Casting Solutions, has decided to retire at the end of December 2018. The GF Board of Directors nominated Carlos Vasto as new Head of GF Casting Solutions effective 1 September 2018.

Financial News

Xylem Reports Eight Percent Increase in Organic Revenue and Orders, and Strong Double-Digit Growth in 2nd Quarter 2018 Earnings
Xylem reported second quarter 2018 net income of $115 million, or $0.64 per share. Excluding the impact of restructuring, realignment and other special items, the Company delivered adjusted net income of $131 million or $0.73 per share in the quarter, a 24-percent increase over the prior year period.

Pfeiffer Vacuum: H1 2018 Sales Increase by 22.4% Compared to the Previous Year
Pfeiffer Vacuum, a leading global manufacturer of vacuum solutions, managed to increase sales by 22.4% to EUR 338.2 million compared to the previous year, a continuation of its encouraging start to the first half of the year.

Sea Change in the Industrial Valve Business
There is a sea change in the way industrial valves...There is a sea change in the way industrial valves will be purchased in the future. With increasing use of data analytics and continuous monitoring of valve performance 6600 large purchasers will be making very informed decisions.

Sulzer: Strong Organic Order Growth and Profitability Increase
In the first half of 2018, Sulzer’s rebound continued. Order intake increased by 11.6 percent and by 6.5 percent organically. Sales increased by 10.5 percent and by 5.4 percent organically.

GF Continues Positive Momentum in the First Half-Year of 2018
Amid positive economic developments worldwide, sales went up 20% during the first semester of 2018 to CHF 2’396 million compared to the same period of 2017. All three divisions did contribute to the increase.

Contracts + Case Stories

P&M Pumps Provide Vital Support in Dealing with Gibraltar´s Sewage
Over the last decade, AquaGib, the local water uti...Over the last decade, AquaGib, the local water utilities company in Gibraltar, has continued to work with its long-standing partner P&M Pumps, specifically with the supply of Vaughan Chopper Pumps.

Dynapumps Supplied Waste Coolant & Oil Collection Pump Skids for a Large Copper Mine Development Project
Dynapumps supplied several Waste Coolant Collectio...Dynapumps supplied several Waste Coolant Collection Pump Skids and Waste Oil Collection Pump Skids for a large copper mine project.

Rheinhütte Pumpen Delivers High-Performance Pumps for Challenging Applications in Solar Systems
The Kyoto Agreement of 1997, the Paris Agreement i...The Kyoto Agreement of 1997, the Paris Agreement in 2015, nuclear phase-out: climate protection and, as a result, the need for alternative sources are on the agenda worldwide. The energy industry is increasingly placing its focus on renewable energies. Plant manufacturers of solar energy systems are also facing a constant source of new challenges and a continuous demand for innovation in order to be able to serve the growing market.

Amarinth Delivered Pumps to Kazakhstan
Amarinth has delivered $500K of API 610 OH2 pumps ...Amarinth has delivered $500K of API 610 OH2 pumps to Schlumberger which will be deployed on a process water treatment package in the Dunga oil field, Kazakhstan, operated by Maersk Oil.


Armstrong Fluid Technology Wins Top Award for Innovation at Dubai RetrofitTech Summit
Armstrong Fluid Technology has been recognized wit...Armstrong Fluid Technology has been recognized with a prestigious award at an international conference held recently in the United Arab Emirates.


PUB and Grundfos to Jointly Develop Sustainable Water Technologies
Global pumps leader Grundfos and PUB, Singapore’s ...Global pumps leader Grundfos and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the development of efficient water technologies and solutions.

Netzsch Opens New Service Center to Serve Texas Municipal Customers
Netzsch Pumps North America announces the opening of its new service center just north of Houston, Texas, which provides a wide range of pump service options to municipal customers throughout Texas. This 4,900 sq. ft. combined warehouse and office space now allows Netzsch to quickly provide local service to pump customers in Texas.

Pfeiffer Vacuum Employees from all over the World Victorious at Corporate Games
The “Corporate Games“ international sporting compe...The “Corporate Games“ international sporting competition took place in Annecy, France, over the first weekend in July. Teams from corporations all over the world can take part in the games.