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The LEWA Group Takes over Responsibility for the Sale of NIKKISO Centrifugal Canned Motor Pumps
On September 1, 2019, the gradual integration of g...On September 1, 2019, the gradual integration of global sales for NIKKISO centrifugal canned motor pumps by the LEWA Group successfully concluded with the opening of the new sales and service branch, LEWA NIKKISO (Dalian) Fluid Technology Co. Ltd., at the present LEWA production location in Dalian, China.

Ceramic Axial Bearings with Sealing Function
The FCTI company is constantly developing the mass...The FCTI company is constantly developing the mass production processes. Here the focus is on ceramic injection molding and dry pressing. In order to further expand the value chain, they not only deal with the design, but also with the advanced manufacturing processes.

Exhibitions + Conferences

BPMA Repeats CE Marking Guidance – Essential for all Pump Manufacturers, Distributors and Set Builders
This guidance provision proved so popular on the t...This guidance provision proved so popular on the two occasions it was presented in 2019 that a third course is scheduled to take place at the BPMA’s training facility in West Bromwich on Tuesday 11th February.


Changes to the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of GF
Andreas Koopmann, Chairman of the Board of Directo...Andreas Koopmann, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Georg Fischer Ltd., will not stand for re-election at the next Annual Shareholders Meeting on 15 April 2020. Roman Boutellier will step down as Board member reaching the official retirement age.

Armstrong Names Todd Rief as CEO
S. A. Armstrong Limited has announced that Todd Ri...S. A. Armstrong Limited has announced that Todd Rief has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer. Rief has over 25 years of experience in both small and large organizations. In his most recent role, he worked with Honeywell International Inc., where he served as Chief Commercial Officer for the Homes and Buildings Technologies division.

Flowserve Appoints Amy Schwetz as Chief Financial Officer
Flowserve Corporation announced that Amy B. Schwet...Flowserve Corporation announced that Amy B. Schwetz has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective February 24, 2020.

Grundfos Philippines Appoints new General Manager
Pump manufacturer Grundfos has announced the appoi...Pump manufacturer Grundfos has announced the appointment of Jonathan Breton to the role of General Manager of Grundfos Philippines, with effect from 1st January 2020.


Acquisitions + Mergers

Atlas Copco Completes the Acquisition of German Supplier of Dispensing Solutions
Atlas Copco has completed the acquisition of Scheugenpflug AG. The company offers dispensing solutions including adhesive bonding and potting solutions, used in various industries. The acquisition was announced October 25, 2019.

Contracts + Case Stories

Vesconite Hitemp 150 Without a Scratch for One Year
When the team responsible for the maintenance of t...When the team responsible for the maintenance of the irrigation system at one of South Africa’s premier golf courses was confronted with high levels of debris and pumps running dry for periods, it shifted to a high-temperature-resistant high-wear-resistant polymer, Hitemp 150, for replacement pump bowl bushings.

Qdos Pumps Used Extensively for Polymer Dosing in Wastewater Treatment
Chemical Support Systems Ltd (CSS), which has desi...Chemical Support Systems Ltd (CSS), which has designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned over 2,000 chemical dosing systems worldwide, opts for Qdos pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) in polymer dosing in wastewater treatment applications.

The World’s Most Powerful Boiler Feed Pump Dispatched
A boiler feed pump with the largest drive rating w...A boiler feed pump with the largest drive rating worldwide was dispatched by the KSB Group based in Frankenthal in late December 2019. It will be used in the coal-fired power plant Pingshan II that is currently being built in Huaibei, China.

Precision Repairs from Sulzer’s Service Center in Buenos Aires
Design expertise can optimize the performance and reliability of pumps, turbines, compressors and generators. Sulzer offers independent maintenance services to all areas of industry with specialist support for rotating equipment throughout Latin America, including Buenos Aires.

New Order for Iron Pump: Ejectors for 8 Multi-Purpose Vessels in China
Fall 2019 IRON Pump won the order of ejectors for ...Fall 2019 IRON Pump won the order of ejectors for a total of 8 shipsets to Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding and Wenchong Shipyard in China. The order was won in cooperation with our ejector representative in China Jada Marine trade & Consultant.

Singapore’s Island Resort gets Modern Wastewater Management
Singapore, an island city-state with over 5.6 mill...Singapore, an island city-state with over 5.6 million inhabitants residing on a small land area of about 710 km2, has a water demand of about 430 million gallons a day. In order to meet its water management needs, Singapore has to develop innovative solutions to collect, treat, and reuse sewage and rainwater from all across the nation, including Singapore’s island resort of Sentosa.


Global Innovation Award for Sustainable Water Solutions
Frost & Sullivan acknowledge Grundfos’s work to deliver pioneering, sustainable water solutions to a world where millions still lack access to safe water.


Verder Again Top Listed in Manufacturing Industry 2019
Verder International BV maintains its top position in the Manufacturing Industry top-100, the annual list of the best performing manufacturing companies in the Netherlands.

Xylem Expands Regional Headquarters in Singapore with new Technology Hub
Xylem dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, launched a new multi-disciplinary center for water, wastewater and energy technologies at the company’s regional headquarters in Singapore.

British Water Comment on OFWAT Final Determinations
Lila Thompson, chief executive, British Water has made the following statement on the release of Ofwat’s final determinations for water companies in England and Wales.

Future Neles Strengthens its Valves Service Availability with new Service Centers in Portugal and France
Metso’s valve business, future Neles Corporation, will establish two new service centers in Lisbon, Portugal, and in the Mulhouse area, France, to increase its valves’ service availability and presence close to customers.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Cryogenic Pump Testing Facility
Elliott Group (Elliott), a wholly owned subsidiary...Elliott Group (Elliott), a wholly owned subsidiary of EBARA CORPORATION, designs and manufactures rotating equipment including compressors, steam turbines, and cryogenic pumps and expanders. The company recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new cryogenic pump testing facility in Jeannette, Pennsylvania.