Personalized RSS news feed  Create your personalized news feed now!


Advertisement: Malaysia International Water Convention (MIWC) 2019: Advancing Innovation, Embracing Technology, Securing the Future
Malaysia International Water Convention (MIWC) 201...Malaysia International Water Convention (MIWC) 2019 will be held at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre Kuala Lumpur on 1-3 October 2019 brought to you by Malaysian Water Association (MWA). MIWC is your one stop shop for insights and new connections. MIWC offers different programmes: the Water Utilities Leaders Summit, Conference, Exhibition, Award Programs and more.

Technical News

Wilo Presents a New Generation of Circulators
Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) solutions ar...Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) solutions are custom-made products that are able to respond to the very specific requirements and needs of the target market. With the launch of its new circulator Wilo-Para, the German-based manufacturer offers OEM customers a new generation of pumps from the proven Wilo-Yonos Para product family.

Leybold Complements Vacuum Screw Pump Series Dryvac with Further Variants
The latest addition to the industrial dry pump por...The latest addition to the industrial dry pump portfolio is the Dryvac DV 200 and DV 300. These pump sizes complement the already existing product range of Dryvac 450, 650 and 1200 and offer the same user benefits for applications requiring smaller sizes.This series of dry compressing screw-type vacuum pumps is engineered for the new era of smart manufacturing.

Vogelsang Presents Combination of Grinding and Pump Technology for the Meat Processing Industry
The RedUnit is a combination of grinders and pumps...The RedUnit is a combination of grinders and pumps which is used for the defined shredding of meat waste and remains. Large quantities of difficult and demanding substances such as meat, bones, skin and offal are easily shredded by the RedUnit. The system is particularly compact and is adapted to the customer s individual requirements due to its modular design.

Mehrer Compression Introduces New High-Pressure Compressor
Mehrer Compression is presenting its latest produc...Mehrer Compression is presenting its latest product innovation – the new high-pressure compressor TRx 400. With this air-cooled piston compressor the company based in Germany offers an ideal solution for applications that require high final pressures of up to 200 bar combined with high suction pressures of up to 35 bar.

Wärtsilä Modular Waterjets Upgraded to Deliver Greater Efficiency
The technology group Wärtsilä announces that its L...The technology group Wärtsilä announces that its LJX series of modular waterjets has been upgraded to deliver even greater efficiency with low levels of cavitation and underwater noise. Following this upgrading, the company’s modular waterjets will be redesignated as the Wärtsilä WXJ series.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Ebara Corporation Held Pump Seminar in Cambodia
Ebara Corporation held Ebara Hatakeyama Memorial F...Ebara Corporation held Ebara Hatakeyama Memorial Fund Pump Technology Seminar over two days on February 21 and 22, 2019 at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. More than twenty of such seminars have been held in Cambodia so far.

ISH 2019: Proportion of International Visitors Climbs to Record Level
ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for HVAC + Wat...ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for HVAC + Water, once again gave an impressive demonstration of its importance for German and international visitors and exhibitors. Achieving the climate targets is only possible by interconnecting systems and trades. With innumerable solutions, the global meeting place generated a plethora of fresh and future-oriented impulses.

IFAT Eurasia’s Supporting Programme
What does sustainable waste and water management f...What does sustainable waste and water management for Eurasia look like? What is the role of energy recovery in a circular economy? How can we prevent plastic waste to be released into the eco-systems? Experts will discuss these and a number of other issues on the occasion of IFAT Eurasia 2019 held at Istanbul Expo Centre (IFM) from March 28 to March 30.


Armstrong Introduces Michael Schulz as Sales Director for Continental Europe
As part of its expansion in Europe, Armstrong Flui...As part of its expansion in Europe, Armstrong Fluid Technology introduces Michael Schulz as the Sales Director for Continental Europe where he leads the company’s growth within this region.


Financial News

McIlvaine: Hydraulic Fracturing Presents a Most Profitable Market Opportunity for Pump Manufacturers
The hydraulic fracturing pump market is one of the...The hydraulic fracturing pump market is one of the Most Profitable Markets (MPM) for pump suppliers. It is large and will grow at close to double digit rates in the next few years. The application is extremely challenging. This creates a situation where a better designed pump can be sold at a much higher price. The repair part market is bigger than the new equipment market. So this creates a large combined market.

Andritz Group: Solid Business Development with Record Order Intake
International technology group Andritz saw solid business development overall in the 2018 business year. At over 6.6 billion euros, the order intake reached a historic high, thus creating a good order backlog for 2019. The Executive Board will propose an unchanged dividend – compared to last year – of 1.55 euros per share to the Annual General Meeting. This is equal to an attractive dividend yield of approximately 3.5 percent based on the current Andritz share price.

GEA Presents 2018 Results and Set of Measures to Sustainably Strengthen Profitability
Technology group GEA has announced its definitive figures for fiscal year 2018. In addition, Stefan Klebert, GEA s new CEO, presented his analysis of the status quo and outlined the immediate action the company will take.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Pleuger Industries Acts as an Independent Corporation Again
After eighteen years in the Flowserve group, Pleug...After eighteen years in the Flowserve group, Pleuger Industries, the German manufacturer of submersible motor pumps, is once again represented on the market as an independent company. An American investor bought the brand and transferred the strategic management to German hands.

Contracts + Case Stories

Messe Frankfurt: Eco-friendly Wilo Pumps Help Create an Architectural Highlight
Frankfurt Trade Fair has been in business for over...Frankfurt Trade Fair has been in business for over 800 years. Today, it’s amongst the world’s biggest trade fair, congress and event organisers with own grounds. In 2018 another outstanding events space has been created with the inauguration of Hall 12. Messe Frankfurt is using highly efficient Wilo products for modern heating, air-conditioning and cooling technology in the hall.

Amarinth Secures Further Order of Sump Pumps for the Umm Shaif Super Complex
Amarinth has secured a further order through its a...Amarinth has secured a further order through its agent NAMA for USD 600K of API 610 VS4 pumps destined for the offshore Umm Shaif Super Complex operated by ADNOC in the UAE.


Pentair Engineer Arnold Sdano Honored by Hydraulic Institute with Lifetime Achievement Award
Pentair Engineering Senior Director Arnold (Arnie)...Pentair Engineering Senior Director Arnold (Arnie) Sdano was recently honored by the Hydraulic Institute with its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. With a career spanning more than four decades, including the past 24 years with Pentair, Sdano continues to be a pioneer in the industry through his leadership, engineering expertise and volunteerism.


Finder Pompe Opens New Pump-Testing Facility
Finder Pompe announces the opening of its new pump...Finder Pompe announces the opening of its new pump-testing facility at its headquarters in Merate, Italy. Finder Pompe designs and manufactures API-engineered centrifugal and plunger pumps, and liquid ring vacuum pumps and systems for more than 65 years.

Sulzer and Tamturbo Join Forces in High-Speed Compression
Sulzer and Tamturbo will together bring the benefi...Sulzer and Tamturbo will together bring the benefits of high-speed technology in air compression to customers that need intrinsically safe oil-free air. The target is to replace existing technologies such as oil-free screw compressors in these applications. The global agreement between the companies covers sales to all industries, focusing on Sulzer’s key industries such as pulp and paper, food, metals, mining and chemical processing.

Deep Pits Are a Challenge for Equipment: Drainage Water Under High Pressure
The deeper the pit, the more difficult the dewater...The deeper the pit, the more difficult the dewatering process: When conventional pumps reach their limits, often only a multi-level solution can help. The global race to secure scarce resources is well underway. Deposits are now being mined that could not have been reached or were not economically viable a few years ago. Also, infrastructure projects are becoming increasingly ambitious, one example being the Gotthard base tunnel. This poses great challenges with respect to the dewatering processes.