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23.09.2019
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

23.09.2019
Energy Efficient, Intelligent and Gentle on Resources: KHS to Exhibit Smart Beverage Filling Systems
Smart systems which save energy and resources: fro...Smart systems which save energy and resources: from November 12 to 14, 2019, KHS is exhibiting intelligent beverage filling technologies at the BrauBeviale trade show in Nuremberg, Germany. One example of the above is the new high-performance KHS glass filler with a capacity of up to 80,000 bottles per hour. With it the German systems supplier is helping the beverage industry move towards more efficient, more sustainable and increasingly digitized beverage production.
 

20.09.2019
One Step Ahead: Lewa Is Expanding its Portfolio By Adding a New Micro-Metering Pump for Gas Odorization
According to the German Energy Agency (dena), biom...According to the German Energy Agency (dena), biomethane production in Germany may increase as much as ten times over – from currently 9 terawatt hours to about 100 – by 2050. What is more, natural gas is the most important energy source for private households and accounts for 44 percent of the heating market. Before natural gas or biogas is fed into commercial supply networks, it must have an odorant added to it. Odorants serve as a warning in case of leakage.
 

19.09.2019
Ceramic Pump for Liquid Aluminum (800°C)
Even in the pump industry, high-performance cerami...Even in the pump industry, high-performance ceramics are becoming more and more popular. Especially with difficult-to-control media, such as liquid aluminum, the ceramic pump can exploit their advantages. The pump is completely made of ceramic and contains no foreign materials. Thus, refractory linings of any metal pipes are superfluous.
 

16.09.2019
SPX Flow Portable Pump Solutions: Offshore Workhorses for the Oil & Gas Industry
SPX Flow has a long history in supplying portable ...SPX Flow has a long history in supplying portable pump technology to the oil and gas industry. Some of its models have proved so successful and popular that they have been around (upgraded and improved) for almost 50 years and continue to be selected as reliable workhorses for the industry. Of course, technology has advanced over time, creating higher speeds for even greater efficiency, while maintaining high levels of performance and reliability.
 

13.09.2019
Pioneer Pump HWR Series Now Available
Pioneer Pump HWR Series Wear-Resistant Pumps provi...Pioneer Pump HWR Series Wear-Resistant Pumps provide resilience against abrasive materials to maintain peak performance longer in demanding light slurry, manure, fly ash, and mining applications. Available in maximum flows of 4875 gpm at a maximum head of 625 feet, it passes solids up to three inches in diameter and offers longer maintenance cycles and lower overall cost of ownership via its rugged design.
 

13.09.2019
ViscoTec: Filling and Dosing Without Sedimentation
A major challenge in dosing technology continues t...A major challenge in dosing technology continues to be the gentle dosing of solids-laden liquids without damaging the solids. In addition, there is a risk that the solids will settle during prolonged downtimes. The material sediments. If this happens, the dosing unit becomes clogged and must be completely disassembled and cleaned. This interrupts the entire dosing process.
 

12.09.2019
Sulzer Introduces Wireless Condition Monitoring
Sulzer takes its expertise in pumping solutions to...Sulzer takes its expertise in pumping solutions to the next level by introducing the Sulzer Sense wireless IoT condition monitoring system. Sulzer’s long experience in demanding industrial processes ensures that the Sulzer Sense monitoring device is built for real-life needs and conditions, to the benefit of its customers.
 

12.09.2019
Vesconite Wear Rings Offer Pump Operating Advantage
The wear rings are used to restrict the pressure l...The wear rings are used to restrict the pressure leakage of the fluid between the inlet of the impeller and the pump casing in centrifugal pumps. The wear rings are made from the thermoplastic Vesconite Hilube, which is a low-friction, wear-resistant polymer that replaces traditional metals such as bronze and stainless steel as well as other thermopolymers.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

20.09.2019
IFAT India to Enter Seventh Round
From October 16 to 18, 2019, IFAT India 2019 in Mu...From October 16 to 18, 2019, IFAT India 2019 in Mumbai will open its doors for the seventh time. More than 250 exhibitors at India’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Solid Waste and Recycling will present their solutions for the pressing environmental challenges of the Indian subcontinent — from the water crisis to sustainable urban development.
 

16.09.2019
British Water Event: Water Industry Must Harness Power of Data
The water sector should be at the forefront of the...The water sector should be at the forefront of the UK’s artificial intelligence and data revolution, according to Ofwat. In its Driving Transformational Innovation report, the regulator set out high expectations when it comes to data and analytics. This, along with tough regulatory targets and the exceptional challenges arising from climate change and population growth, means effective use of data analytics has never been more critical for water.
 

11.09.2019
ISK-SODEX 2019: Export Push from the Turkish Air Conditioning Industry
With more than $2 billion in exports, the air cond...With more than $2 billion in exports, the air conditioning industry continues to add value to the economy. Members of the industry will come together on October 2–5 at the 14th ISK-SODEX 2019 at TÜYAP in Istanbul, also known as the International Exhibition for HVAC&R, Pumps, Valves, Fittings, Fire Prevention, Water Treatment and Insulation. The exhibition will bring purchasing committees, notably from the European Union, as well as Africa and South America, with Turkish manufacturers to form new partnerships.
 


  

Persons

19.09.2019
Simon Mangelberger Joins the ZUWA-Zumpe Executive Management
Mr. Simon Mangelberger has been named as a new mem...Mr. Simon Mangelberger has been named as a new member of the executive management as per 01.07.2019. Initially responsible as the sales manager for the Austrian market, Mr. Mangelberger has become more active in the last months with the overall sales management for the company. Therefore the next logical step was to join the executive management this summer.
 


Internet + Software

17.09.2019
New Sales Channel for Pumps: VSX Presents the New impeller.net at the Pump User International Forum
VSX - Vogel Software is presenting the new impelle...VSX - Vogel Software is presenting the new impeller.net Internet portal for the first time at the 4th International Rotating Equipment Conference to be held from 24 to 25 September 2019. The next generation of the portal is going online by the end of 2019, offering visitors a unique variety of interesting contents and new functions. In the course of the redesign, special attention is paid to the integrated PumpSelector. The new, open sales platform will integrate the offers of manufacturers and sellers and connect them directly with prospective customers and buyers.
 

16.09.2019
Siemens PLM Software Facilitates Energy-Saving Heat Pump Development
Thermo-Lift has developed the ThermoLift system at...Thermo-Lift has developed the ThermoLift system at its headquarters in the Advanced Energy Center at the State University of New York, (SUNY). This device, which is driven by natural gas, combines air conditioning system and heat pump in a single unit. ThermoLift chose Siemens PLM Software solutions for the development and automated design optimization processes, as well as for simulating the design process.
 


Financial News

16.09.2019
Grundfos Reports Half-Year Result: Continued Profitable Growth In An Increasingly Challenging Global Market
Grundfos reports continued momentum and sales grow...Grundfos reports continued momentum and sales growth in most markets with Western Europe, China, and the global Service Business as the main contributors.
 


Acquisitions + Mergers

12.09.2019
Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group To Acquire Benteler Distribution
The Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group has entered in...The Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group has entered into an agreement to acquire Benteler Distribution, a division of Benteler International AG with an annual turnover of about 750 million Euro (2018). This strategic acquisition will provide Van Leeuwen access to additional key markets in Europe, and will contribute to improving its position as a leading distributor of pipe and tube materials in Europe.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

23.09.2019
Pump Manufacturer ABEL Received an Order for Eight High Pressure Pumps
In July 2019, ABEL has received a big order for ei...In July 2019, ABEL has received a big order for eight High Pressure Plunger Pumps.
 

20.09.2019
Andritz to Supply a Complete Reject Treatment and Sludge Handling System to Papierfabrik Palm
International technology group Andritz has receive...International technology group Andritz has received an order from Papierfabrik Palm GmbH & Co KG to supply the complete reject treatment and sludge handling system for their new paper mill in Aalen, Germany. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2021.
 

19.09.2019
Dosing of Sugar Icing on Bakery Products
Sugar icing is the Sugar icing is the "icing on the cake" of many baked goods. The dosing is usually done by hand in complex production steps. Most today s gingerbread decorations, for example, are still made manually with the piping bag. But the degree of automation is also being increased in the baked goods industry. There are several reasons for this: Stricter hygienic regulations or high personnel costs, for example. With the endless piston technology on which the dispensers and dosing pumps from ViscoTec are based, decoration tasks or filling in the confectionery industry can be carried out semi-automatically and fully automated.
 

13.09.2019
Centrifugal Fibreglass Pumps for Wastewater Treatment Project in the Middle East
A recent project in the Middle East required a sol...A recent project in the Middle East required a solution for wastewater treatment by utilising four (4) ANSI/ASME centrifugal long-coupled fibreglass pumps. The Saturn Evo ANSI/ASME fibreglass pumps can operate for frequent use and seawater applications: as an alternative for metallic pumps, they ideally operate in water treatment applications, seawater aquarium, depuration of municipal and industrial wastewaters, as well as in general productive processes deploying chemical fluids.
 


Miscellaneous

20.09.2019
Xylem and Planet Water Foundation Set to Bring Safe Drinking Water to Half a Million People Annually
During World Water Week 2019 which is set to addre...During World Water Week 2019 which is set to address the theme of “water for society – including all,” global water technology company Xylem and Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization that addresses global water poverty by delivering clean water access and hygiene education programs, have announced plans to extend and deepen their partnership.
 

19.09.2019
New Partnership Between sera and Finish Thompson
Entering into a new strategic partnership with Fin...Entering into a new strategic partnership with Finish Thompson Inc. was the next logical step: sera will take over the exclusive distribution of FTi s magnetic-drive centrifugal pumps for the regions of Germany, Austria and Switzerland with effect from 01.08.2019. Both companies combine expert knowledge in the respective technology, which has been continuously developed for more than 70 years.
 

13.09.2019
BPMA Signs Up Three New Members
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) ...The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) which represents the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of liquid pumps and related pumping equipment on both the domestic and international stage, reports continued growth in its membership numbers, with another three companies recently joining the organisation.
 

12.09.2019
PT. Grundfos Pompa Inaugurates Its Branch Office in Surabaya, Indonesia
PT. Grundfos Pompa inaugurated its new office building in Surabaya, Indonesia. The new branch office in Surabaya is proof of Grundfos’ steady growth in Indonesia and will help cater to key customers across key segments including Industry, Water Utility, Commercial Building Services and Domestic Building Services.