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Technical News

13.08.2018
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.
 

10.08.2018
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.
 

08.08.2018
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.
 

02.08.2018
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.
 

27.07.2018
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.
 

26.07.2018
QED Adds the Snap Sampler to Its Line of Ground Water Sampling Products
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 acquisition of the Snap Sampler passive ground water sampling technology from ProHydro, Inc. The Snap Sampler system is uniquely designed to provide high sampling accuracy while reducing sampling program costs.
 

25.07.2018
Grundfos Launches New CR Product Achieving New Efficiency Heights for Multi-Stage in-Line Pumps
Grundfos has launched its new generation of CR pumps – which exceeds current energy efficiency limits for multi-stage in-line pumps.
 

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.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

03.08.2018
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.
 

30.07.2018
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.
 


  

Persons

06.08.2018
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.
 

02.08.2018
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.
 


Internet + Software

27.07.2018
New KSB App Simplifies Pump Operation
KSB will provide its customers with a new app call...KSB will provide its customers with a new app called KSB FlowManager. The new app can be used to operate and configure the PumpDrive 2 and PumpDrive 2 Eco variable speed systems.
 


Financial News

13.08.2018
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.
 

09.08.2018
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.
 

03.08.2018
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.
 

02.08.2018
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.
 

30.07.2018
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.
 

25.07.2018
High Performance Cartridges Represent Thirty Percent of the Market
Liquid cartridges can be segmented by construction. String wound are commodity designs as are some nonwovens. However there are high performance nonwovens and membrane cartridges which are used in critical applications in the pharmaceutical, chemical and semiconductor industry.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

10.08.2018
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.
 

26.07.2018
Dynapumps Supplies Positive Displacement Pump Package for Gas Plant Upgrade Project
Dynapumps recently supplied a Positive Displacemen...Dynapumps recently supplied a Positive Displacement Pump Package for a Gas Plant Upgrade Project.
 


Awards

06.08.2018
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.
 


Miscellaneous

09.08.2018
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.
 

08.08.2018
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.
 

02.08.2018
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.