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Technical News

20.07.2018
New, Self-Sealing Gemü Connection Principle for Modular Valve Solutions
Faulty O-rings can cause direct and indirect conse...Faulty O-rings can cause direct and indirect consequential costs through machine downtimes, recalls or environmental damage. In the presence of chemicals and additives as well as of elevated temperatures, these elastomer seals reach their limits of wear soon.
 

18.07.2018
Save Space and Energy with the New Atlas Copco ZS 4 VSD+ Oil-Free Rotary Screw Blower
Atlas Copco has unveiled its new generation of oil...Atlas Copco has unveiled its new generation of oil-free low pressure rotary screw ZS 4 VSD + blowers, which are equipped with integrated permanent magnet (iPM) motors. This, along with other design developments, contributes to them being the most energy-efficient blowers available in the market.
 

16.07.2018
Lutz Compressed Air Motors Series MDx
Energy efficiency and reducing the operating costs is most important for the user of pumps. With the development of the new MDx compressed air motors, Lutz has taken account of this requirement and set new standards.
 

12.07.2018
Franklin Electric SubDrive Utility Now Includes PSC & Surface Pump Functionality
Franklin Electric  SubDrive Utility Variable Frequ...Franklin Electric SubDrive Utility Variable Frequency Drive has been enhanced to include submersible permanent split capacitor (PSC) and surface pump functionality.
 

11.07.2018
Innovative Gear Pump Ideal for Sensitive Solids Available Through Michael Smith Engineers
The simple design, reliability and ease-of-mainten...The simple design, reliability and ease-of-maintenance of internal gear pumps makes them a popular choice across a wide range of industry applications such as general processing, chemicals, oil & gas, food & beverage, refining, plastics and resins.
 

09.07.2018
Lutz Horizontal Eccentric Screw Pump: The new Series B70H for Mobile and Stationary use
The features of the B70H offers many benefits to t...The features of the B70H offers many benefits to the user. By positioning outside of the container, it is possible to pump liquid out of the stacked containers - or containers which are not accessible from the top. The compact construction height, enables an emptying at limited room height. Besides an easy handling of heavy pumps is possible and there is no physical strain due to lifting Fluid transfer is possible in either direction of rotation.
 

04.07.2018
Dulcometer DACb - The Water Analysis All-rounder from ProMinent
ProMinent will showcase the new device. The basic ...ProMinent will showcase the new device. The basic version boasts two measuring and control channels and can also be fed by 24 V DC protective low voltage.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

19.07.2018
AHR Expo Returns to Atlanta for the First Time Since 2001
The AHR Expo will return to Atlanta for the first time since 2001 for its 2019 Show at the Georgia World Congress Center. HVACR accounts for billions of dollars in revenue and is a key economic driver for the state of Georgia, with U.S. Department of Labor projections indicating it will see nearly 20 percent growth in the coming years.
 

19.07.2018
Grundfos Appoints New Regional Business Director for Building Services in Asia-Pacific
Leading pump manufacturer Grundfos has announced t...Leading pump manufacturer Grundfos has announced the appointment of Anders Christiansen to the role of Regional Business Director, Building Services for Grundfos Asia Pacific region with effect from July 1st, 2018.
 

13.07.2018
BEX and MCE Asia 2018 to Empower a Digital-first Future for the Building and Construction Industry
Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading trade exhibition for the region’s green building market, and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia, a regional HVAC-R, water and energy exhibition will return in September. As ASEAN ministers convened for a Special Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change on 10 July, BEX and MCE Asia will highlight the industry’s latest efforts and developments that will help advance climate change action for the region.
 

06.07.2018
Experts get Together at the Art of Compression Colloquium 2018
For the fifth time, The Schaufler Foundation has o...For the fifth time, The Schaufler Foundation has organised the international Art of Compression Colloquium. On 16 May, at the jointly organised event by TU Dresden and Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, researchers came to the museum Schauwerk Sindelfingen in Germany, to discuss the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump technology of the future.
 


Books + Papers

12.07.2018
BPMA Publishes Directory & Buyers Guide
The BPMA s 2018/19 Buyers Guide & Directory, which is again packed full of important pump sector news, along with updates from both the BPMA and its 80 strong membership, is soon to be published.
 

05.07.2018
BPMA Publishes Directory & Buyers Guide
The BPMA s 2018/19 Buyers Guide & Directory, which...The BPMA s 2018/19 Buyers Guide & Directory, which is again packed full of important pump sector news, along with updates from both the BPMA and its 80 strong membership, is soon to be published.
 


  

Persons

05.07.2018
Grundfos Appoints new Regional Business Director for Building Services in Asia-Pacific
Pump manufacturer Grundfos has announced the appoi...Pump manufacturer Grundfos has announced the appointment of Anders Christiansen to the role of Regional Business Director, Building Services for Grundfos Asia Pacific region with effect from July 1st, 2018.
 


Financial News

19.07.2018
GEA Broadens Funding Base
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has signed a EUR 150 million loan agreement running until 2025 with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance its research, development and innovation spending.
 

12.07.2018
Growth in Semiconductor Industry has Impact on Special Combust, Flow and Treat (CFT) Markets
The semiconductor industry growth is higher than t...The semiconductor industry growth is higher than that of other industries purchasing combust flow and treat products and services.
 


Acquisitions + Mergers

06.07.2018
Franklin Electric Acquires Industrias Rotor Pump
Franklin Electric announced that it has acquired Industrias Rotor Pump headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Industrias Rotor Pump imports, manufactures, assembles, and distributes a large variety of water pumping equipment for sale to distributors and other resellers in the Argentine market place.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

20.07.2018
Beijer Ref and Bitzer Have Renewed Their Partnership Agreement
Wholesaler Beijer Ref AB and compressor specialist...Wholesaler Beijer Ref AB and compressor specialist Bitzer have renewed their partnership agreement for the upcoming three years. Their long-term cooperation ensures the worldwide growth and presence of both companies.
 

18.07.2018
Manchester City Announces New Global Partnership with Xylem
Premier League Champions, Manchester City announce...Premier League Champions, Manchester City announced a global multi-year partnership with Xylem to become the Club’s Official Water Technology Partner.
 

13.07.2018
Process Diaphragm Pump by Lewa Ensures Compliance with High Hygiene Standards in Powdered Milk Production for Baby Food
Manufacturers of milk-based food for babies and sm...Manufacturers of milk-based food for babies and small children have to uphold the highest purity standards in their products, as well as consistent quality and optimal process safety in the plant.
 

12.07.2018
Diesel-Driven High Head Pump by BBA Pumps Runs 24 Hours a Day
At the end of 2017, Volker Staal en Funderingen (V...At the end of 2017, Volker Staal en Funderingen (VSF) purchased two new mobile high head pumps for submerging two immense bridge pillars in the Southern Elbe.
 


Miscellaneous

19.07.2018
BPMA Supports Letter to Prime Minister Expressing Concerns over Brexit ‘No Deal’ Scenario
As one of the 13 Trade Associations that make up the membership of the EURIS Task Force, which collectively represents industry sectors with a combined turnover of £110 Billion, the BPMA and its members have added their voice to this important communication.
 

16.07.2018
GF Issues its Sustainability Report 2017
The Sustainability Report of GF provides a detailed overview of the company’s broad range of sustainability activities and the progress made in 2017. GF is well on track to reach its 2020 targets.
 

11.07.2018
Armstrong Partners with Industry Leaders To Launch Global “2 in 22” GHG Initiative
Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced an initiative to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 2 million tons by the year 2022 and issued a challenge to industry participants to set similarly aggressive targets for the same 4-year time frame.
 

05.07.2018
Hydraulic Institute & Pump Systems Matter Launches Authorized Training Partner Program
Recognizing the growing need for trained personnel throughout the pump industries and in the end-user community, the Hydraulic Institute, through its educational subsidiary, Pump Systems Matter (PSM) has created an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) program.