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Technical News

11.12.2019
New Twin Screw Pump for Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industries
The pump experts from GEA and ITT Bornemann are no...The pump experts from GEA and ITT Bornemann are now working together to manufacture and market a twin screw pump for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. While GEA has so far concentrated primarily on hygienic centrifugal pumps, the cooperation now means that a joint model of a positive displacement pump is ready for introduction: GEA Hilge Novatwin.
 

05.12.2019
Mix and Match ─ Sulzer Launches New Salomix Agitator Family
The new Salomix family is designed to operate in d...The new Salomix family is designed to operate in demanding applications in various industries. The combination of maximum propeller efficiency and optimum agitator selection will reduce the overall power consumption of the mixing application significantly.
 

04.12.2019
Armstrong Introduces an Enhanced Integrated Plant Control System (IPC 9521) with TowerMax Option
Armstrong Fluid Technology has introduced the enha...Armstrong Fluid Technology has introduced the enhanced Design Envelope IPC 9521 Integrated Plant Control System designed to significantly improve the operating efficiencies of plants using either identical or non-identical chillers.
 

04.12.2019
Freudenberg: New Coating Reduces Wear and Shaft Runout in the Seal
The optimum function of rotary shaft seals depends...The optimum function of rotary shaft seals depends on many factors. One of them is the wettability of the sealing lip. This parameter plays a particularly important role with synthetic lubricants such as polyglycol. If wetting is too low, not only does wear on the sealing lip increase, but the contact with the rotating shaft can also damage the shaft itself.
 

02.12.2019
ITT Engineered Valves Introduces Ultra-Compact EnviZion Valve Product Line for BioPharm Industry
ITT Inc.’s Engineered Valves brand is proud to ann...ITT Inc.’s Engineered Valves brand is proud to announce the latest addition to the extensive EnviZion valve product line. The new BioviZion fractional size valve includes the breakthrough technology of the EnviZion valve platform in a compact package for 1/4-1/2” applications, with features that provide a more reliable and less costly valve to operate and maintain.
 

29.11.2019
For Precise Dosing of Even the Smallest Quantities: Kobold’s New Electromagnetic Flowmeters
Be in pharmaceutical industry, in water treatment ...Be in pharmaceutical industry, in water treatment or in food production: If conductive media such as cooling water are added to a process, magnetic-inductive flow meters are usually installed for monitoring purposes, particularly in the context of dosing where the measuring flow meters must possess precise response times, and should also be easy to configure, otherwise incorrect dosing or insufficient repeatability will occur.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

10.12.2019
BPMA Presents Recent Actvities & Achievements at AGM
The BPMA held its Annual General Meeting at the Wychwood Park Hotel in Cheshire on 14th November, where presentations were given on another truly successful year of operation for the Association.
 

29.11.2019
Achema 2021 With a New Look and New Focus Themes
More modern, more interactive and always at the pulse of the process industry: that will be the hallmark of ACHEMA 2021. With three new focus topics, a new website and new event formats, the world forum for the process industry is entering its next round. Exhibitor registration is open.
 


Persons

11.12.2019
Wolfgang Ehrk Named Chief Operations Officer of Pfeiffer Vacuum
Pfeiffer Vacuum announced that the Supervisory Boa...Pfeiffer Vacuum announced that the Supervisory Board named Wolfgang Ehrk a member of the Management Board and new Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, effective January 1, 2020. As COO, Mr. Ehrk will be responsible for the areas of Continuous Improvement, Global Operations, Procurement, Quality and EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) as well as Supply Chain.
 

05.12.2019
Flowserve Appoints John E. Roueche, III as Interim Chief Financial Officer
Flowserve Corporation announced that John E. (Jay) Roueche, III, Flowserve’s vice president, treasurer and investor relations, will assume the role of interim chief financial officer, effective December 3, 2019. Mr. Roueche’s appointment follows Lee S. Eckert’s departure from Flowserve as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective December 3, 2019.
 


  

Internet + Software

05.12.2019
Grundfos’ New Service App to Reduce Downtime for Malaysia’s Critical Pumping Infrastructure
In line with Malaysia’s transformation into a digital economy, global pump manufacturer Grundfos announced the launch of its new cloud-based service app in Malaysia to reduce downtime for key infrastructure in the country.
 


Financial News

11.12.2019
Xylem Reports Third Quarter Earnings Growth and Margin Expansion
Xylem reported third quarter 2019 net income of $65 million, or $0.36 per share. Excluding the impact of restructuring and realignment, impairment charges and one-time tax benefits, the Company delivered adjusted net income of $149 million, or $0.82 per share in the quarter. Excluding the impact of foreign exchange translation, adjusted earnings per share was up 10 percent.
 

04.12.2019
Baker Hughes Company Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results
Baker Hughes Company announced results for the third quarter of 2019.
 

02.12.2019
Flowserve Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results
Flowserve Corporation, a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

11.12.2019
WPL Case Study: Wessex Data Shows Total Compliance at Sherborne
A wastewater treatment repurpose project carried o...A wastewater treatment repurpose project carried out at a Wessex Water site not only delivered a 75 percent cost saving, but figures show that ammonia discharge levels are below the level of detection.
 

05.12.2019
Amarinth Secures Order for Bespoke Vertical Pumps
Amarinth has secured an order from Karachaganak Pe...Amarinth has secured an order from Karachaganak Petroleum Operating (KPO) in Kazakhstan, through its active agent Industrial Systems Group (ISG), for bespoke vertical pumps to replace existing Girdlestone pumps.
 

04.12.2019
DESMI: Service on 18 Seawater Pumps
When Orskov Yard got the contract for service and ...When Orskov Yard got the contract for service and repair of Vædderen, the Danish Thetis-class ocean patrol vessel, they needed expertise and manpower for 18 engine room pumps - and DESMI was an easy choice when selecting a pump service partner.
 


Awards

11.12.2019
Sulzer GTC’s President Honored with Hydrocarbon Processing Lifetime Achievement Award
Pinti Wang, President of Sulzer GTC Technology , h...Pinti Wang, President of Sulzer GTC Technology , has been presented with the 2019 Hydrocarbon Processing (HP) Lifetime Achievement accolade. The award ceremony, which took place in Houston, TX, U.S., recognizes and honors the midstream and downstream processing industry’s top innovations and innovators.
 


Miscellaneous

10.12.2019
Seepex Launches Fast Ship Pump Program
Seepex is now offering a Fast Ship Pump Program to their customers who require expedited delivery of a progressive cavity pump.
 

29.11.2019
GF Plans to Enter Fast Growing Gas and Water Distribution Market in Egypt
GF Piping Systems, a division of GF, today announc...GF Piping Systems, a division of GF, today announces a new planned joint venture with Corys Investments LLC, located in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), and Egypt Gas, Cairo (Egypt). The joint venture, in which GF will take the industrial lead, will invest in a new production site for plastic pipes to participate in the soaring Egyptian gas and water distribution market.