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26.08.2019
Advertisement: 5th Water Loss Forum and No-Dig Turkey 2019 Meet in Ankara
5th Water Loss Forum and Exhibition will be held b...5th Water Loss Forum and Exhibition will be held by TSITT (Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology) in conjunction with No-Dig Turkey Conference and Exhibition on October 9-11, 2019 at Congresium International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Ankara, Turkey.
 

26.08.2019
Advertisement: Malaysia International Water Convention 2019 - Transform & Secure our Water Future this October
The Malaysia International Water Convention (MIWC)...The Malaysia International Water Convention (MIWC) is all set to run from the 1st to 3rd of October 2019 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur. Held concurrently at the convention is the 7th edition of Water Loss Asia (WLA) 2019, a specialized Non-Revenue Water roving event.
 

26.08.2019
Advertisement: 4th International Rotating Equipment Conference – Pumps, Compressors and Vacuum Technology will be held at the RheinMain CongressCenter Wiesbaden, Germany on September 24/25, 2019
4th International Rotating Equipment Conference – ...4th International Rotating Equipment Conference – Pumps, Compressors and Vacuum Technology will be held at the RheinMain CongressCenter Wiesbaden, Germany on September 24/25, 2019. The largest of its kind worldwide for pumps, compressors and vacuum technology offers visitors unique networking, technically-oriented lectures, an exhibition, new applications/cost-saving ideas and latest technical trends.
 


Technical News

23.08.2019
Pump Manufacturer Pleuger on Expansion Course with Build-to-Order Strategy
At this year s Asia Pacific’s International Mining...At this year s Asia Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition 2019 (AIMEX), Pleuger s energy-efficient permanent magnet motor, which was also created by Hamburg engineers for pumping applications in the mining industry, should attract attention. The synchronous motor with permanent magnet rotor has up to 14 percent higher efficiency compared to conventional induction motors.
 

15.08.2019
New Optilobe Rotary Lobe Pumps from Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval OptiLobe rotary lobe pumps are cost-eff...Alfa Laval OptiLobe rotary lobe pumps are cost-effective, reliable and versatile alternatives for general applications requiring gentle product treatment and easy serviceability. To meet the requirements of lower flow rates and higher production capacities, the addition of the Alfa Laval OptiLobe 10 and OptiLobe 50 adds 4 new pump sizes to the product range.
 

15.08.2019
QED Highlights EZR Tray Air Stripper for Removing VOCs from Contaminated Groundwater and Waste Streams
Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, a manufacturer of in...Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, a manufacturer of innovative environmental products, announces the patented EZR Tray air stripper, a sliding tray, stainless steel air stripper ideal for removing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from contaminated groundwater and waste streams. The EZR Tray air stripper’s exclusive design results in very high removal efficiencies in an easier-to-maintain process unit.
 

14.08.2019
Seepex Extends Smart Maintenance Concepts with Drive Joint Access for Open Hopper Pumps
The maintenance of these kind of pumps has been ti...The maintenance of these kind of pumps has been time-consuming and complicated in the past due to valves and hoppers obstruction access to the pump.To solve that problem Seepex is now introducing the patented Drive Joint Access (DJA) technology on some of their open hopper pump ranges, significantly reducing maintenance times and costs.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

23.08.2019
The 2019 Chem Show set to Host Chemical Processing Industry’s Networking Event of the Year
The 2019 Chem Show, to be held October 22-24 at th...The 2019 Chem Show, to be held October 22-24 at the Javits Center in New York City, will host more than 270 exhibiting companies and 5,000+ CPI professionals for three days of 1-1 networking, product interaction, educational seminars and best practices learning.

 

20.08.2019
Ebara Organized the 2nd EOI International Symposium on CMP
Ebara Corporation held the 2nd Ebara Open Innovati...Ebara Corporation held the 2nd Ebara Open Innovation International Symposium on CMP in Fujisawa in June 2019. Six domestic and international professors and associate professors, who are involved with collaborative research in CMP, attended this year.
 


  

Persons

23.08.2019
Seepex Proudly Announces Personnel Changes and Newly Hired Team Members
Chris Brooks is new territory sales manager for th...Chris Brooks is new territory sales manager for the southeast region and Bill Martiniere is new chemical market manager.

 

22.08.2019
New Leadership Team for Messe Muenchen Shanghai
A fresh start for Messe Muenchen Shanghai Co., Ltd.: Xu Jia is to be the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and General Manager of Messe Muenchen Shanghai. Together with Deputy General Manager Stephen Lu as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Deputy General Manager Candace Hua as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Xu Jia will form the Management Board of Messe Muenchen Shanghai, responsible for the organization and execution of trade fairs in China.
 

20.08.2019
Silvio Napoli Appointed to Eaton’s Board of Directors
Power management company Eaton announced that Silv...Power management company Eaton announced that Silvio Napoli has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors effective July 26, 2019. Napoli is the executive chairman of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding AG, one of the world’s leading providers of elevators, escalators, and related services. He also serves as chairman and president of the Board of Directors of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce.
 

13.08.2019
ABB names Björn Rosengren as CEO
The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn R...The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren, as Chief Executive Officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020. At that time Peter Voser will revert to his position at ABB solely as Chairman of the Board.
 


Financial News

23.08.2019
GEA Closes Second Quarter of 2019 with Strong Revenue and Stands by Outlook for Year
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft is standing by its business outlook for 2019, despite various special effects having a negative impact on earnings in the second quarter of the year.
 

23.08.2019
Xylem Reports Solid Earnings Growth on Five Percent Organic Revenue Increase
Xylem reported second quarter 2019 net income of $139 million, or $0.77 per share.
 

22.08.2019
Flowserve Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results
Flowserve Corporation announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.
 

15.08.2019
Watts Water Technologies Reports Second Quarter Results
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. announced second quarter 2019 results.
 

14.08.2019
nVent Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results
nVent Electric plc announced financial results for the second quarter of 2019 and provided guidance for the third quarter and full-year 2019.
 


Acquisitions + Mergers

15.08.2019
Mann+Hummel Acquires Hardy Filtration
Mann+Hummel announced it has finalized the acquisi...Mann+Hummel announced it has finalized the acquisition of Hardy Filtration, a Canada-based air filtration company. This will expand the global footprint and manufacturing capabilities of Tri-Dim Filter Corporation´s business, which Mann+Hummel acquired in 2018.
 

15.08.2019
Flowrox Oy Has Acquired Polar-Automaatio Oy
Flowrox Oy, a leading manufacturer of industrial v...Flowrox Oy, a leading manufacturer of industrial valves and pumps based in Lappeenranta, Finland, has acquired Polar-Automaatio Oy, a Finnish company specialising in the design, overall delivery and maintenance of industrial automation systems. The acquisition strengthens Flowrox’s automation expertise and supports the company’s strong growth.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

23.08.2019
Water Management from Siemens Optimizes Flood Control in Northern Germany
The Erftverband is an organization that includes m...The Erftverband is an organization that includes municipalities, counties, industry and utilities, and as a public corporation it is responsible for cleaning private and industrial wastewater along the river Erft between Bonn and Düsseldorf.
 

22.08.2019
Watson Marlow: Qdos Pumps Replace Diaphragm Pumps in Paint Shop Chemical Metering Application
Five Qdos 30 chemical metering pumps from Watson-M...Five Qdos 30 chemical metering pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) are being deployed in a critical paint shop application at Bredel – also part of WMFTG – and a world leader in the design and manufacture of hose pumps. Delivered by surface finish technology specialist Indufinish as part of a system for treating non-ferrous metals prior to painting, the Qdos 30 units replaced diaphragm pumps in the original specification to help improve process management and bath quality.
 

20.08.2019
Fish Farm Achieves Optimal Water Conditions with Flygt Pumps
In the middle of Luneburg Heath, far from any majo...In the middle of Luneburg Heath, far from any major body of water in northern Germany, Heidefisch GmbH farms rainbow trout and trout caviar. With limited freshwater intake in the area, the company focuses on continuous water circulation and treatment. The concept has proved successful – it was the first aquaculture facility in Germany to achieve Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification.
 

20.08.2019
Hydra-Cell Pumps Reduce Costly Maintenance and Downtime
A midstream oil and gas company in the mid-western...A midstream oil and gas company in the mid-western United States was using conventional packed plunger pumps to pump Natural Gas Liquids (NGL’s). These required frequent adjustment and replacement of the packing and further attention to plunger and stuffing box wear that proved costly and time-consuming.
 


Miscellaneous

22.08.2019
Hydraulic Institute Launches Energy Rating Certificate Program
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has launched a new feature on the HI Energy Rating (ER) website to calculate the increased power savings from the addition of more efficient components to pumps listed on the Energy Rating Database and issue an Energy Rating Certificate unique to that Extended Pump Product.