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Technical News

Multi Screw Pumps Provide High Efficiency Regardless of Viscosity
The flexibility that displacement pumps provide wh...The flexibility that displacement pumps provide when it comes to the viscosity of the medium is even more important than efficiency in the oil sector. Whilst centrifugal pumps have fixed operating points and their efficiency drops rapidly as viscosity increases, Netzsch Notos multi screw pumps also operate with excellent rates of efficiency across the entire range of viscosity up to 50,000 cSt, as they operate on the principle of displacement.

New, Field Bus Compatible Pressure Booster Systems
Yet another new product the KSB Group is presentin...Yet another new product the KSB Group is presenting at the ISH trade fair 2019 are its pressure booster systems of the KSB Delta Primo type series with the design variants K, VP and SVP, each offering different features.

Bell & Gossett to Showcase New Line of HVAC Pumps
At AHR Expo Bell & Gossett unveiled a new line of ...At AHR Expo Bell & Gossett unveiled a new line of double suction centrifugal pumps designed specifically for commercial HVAC systems. The highly versatile double suction pump simplifies the B&G portfolio.

Griswold SafeGuard Predictive Maintenance Solution Improves Technology in Pump Diagnostics
Griswold is pleased to introduce a new innovation ...Griswold is pleased to introduce a new innovation for the centrifugal pump industry. Featuring wireless access and 24/7 proactive alerts, SafeGuard technology alerts the user when a problem occurs, and also provides actionable guidance to resolve it.

Xylem Launches New Compact High-efficiency Turbo Blower
Xylem Inc. has unveiled its new Sanitaire TurboLIG...Xylem Inc. has unveiled its new Sanitaire TurboLIGHT direct drive turbo blower, a new compact high efficiency adaptation of its renowned TurboMAX blower which is suitable for lower airflow requirements at wastewater treatment facilities.

Protecting Pumps in Hazardous Areas Easily and Reliably Against Dry Running
A new type of detection technology from Siemens pr...A new type of detection technology from Siemens protects centrifugal pumps from dry running in hazardous areas. For this purpose, the corporation has developed special current/voltage detection modules for its Simocode pro motor management system.


Internet + Software

Spaix 5 Mobile: Mobile Application Completes the Spaix 5 Product Family
After the release of Spaix 5 Version 2019 in March...After the release of Spaix 5 Version 2019 in March, VSX - Vogel Software now launches the new smartphone app for the technical selection and configuration of centrifugal pumps. The application is the perfect complement to the Spaix 5 main programs and is available for mobile devices with iOS and Android operating systems.

Financial News

Oil Refining Pump Sales Increasing in Multiphase or Tri-Phase Pumping Application
The global demand for oil refining pumps is expected to surpass 3 million tons by 2019 end, according to a latest Fact.MR report on oil refining pumps market. Rising oil and gas production, and increase in petroleum-based power generation are driving oil refining pumps demand.

Power Generation Pumps Market has 80% Concentration of Centrifugal Pumps
The power generation pumps market is likely to witness steady growth, with global demand expected to exceed 4,000,000 units by the end of 2018. The growth of the market is influenced by rising energy demand, especially in the developing regions. Integration of new technologies including sensors to monitor different parameters in the power generation pumps is also on a rise.

Oil & Gas Pump Sales at 9 Million in 2018
The oil & gas pumps market is likely to witness sluggish growth, with global demand surpassing 9,000,000 units by the end of 2018, according to a latest report by Fact.MR. Rising demand for oil and gas is resulting in the growing demand for equipment such as oil & gas pumps. End-users in oil and gas industries are demanding efficient oil & gas pumps to ensure smooth operation and meet stringent emission standards.

Surging Sales in APEJ to Push Reciprocating Pumps Market Revenues to US$ 4 Billion in 2018
Reciprocating pumps market is projected to witness a significant growth, according to a latest report by Fact.MR . The market growth is being influenced by rising demand for oil and gas worldwide, especially in the petrochemical industry. The growing oil and gas demand is creating substantial opportunities for a range of industrial goods, including reciprocating pumps.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Verder Group Acquires JEC Ltd.
The Verder Group, a Dutch family-owned business specializing in the manufacture and distribution of pumps and laboratory equipment, acquires the South-Korean pump manufacturer JEC Ltd.

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.

Downhole Progressing Cavity Pump with Submersible Drive from Netzsch Prevents Blowout
A German energy supplier had initially used a geol...A German energy supplier had initially used a geological horizon for gas storage, but then decided to extract crude oil from the same deposit. Therefore, a suitable extraction system had to be acquired for transporting the multi-phase mixture with a high gas content to the surface from 1,200 m below.

Bredel Hose Pumps Preferred in Abrasive Cement Slurry Applications
A number of Bredel pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) are proving highly successful in the circulation and transfer of waste return slurry from concrete slab manufacturing processes.


Hermetic Leaps to Top Ranking Index of the University of St. Gallen
The German manufacturer of canned motor pumps has ...The German manufacturer of canned motor pumps has been admitted to the coveted World Market Leader Index of the University of St. Gallen, as reported by the magazine WirtschaftsWoche at the end of January. Among the selected businesses were 450 companies that succeeded in becoming number one in their specific sector. Hermetic is listed as the 2018 Global Market Leader Champion in the ‟hermetically sealed centrifugal pumps (canned motor pumps)” sector.


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.

Lewa Begins Sales of Nikkiso Centrifugal Canned Motor Pump Models
Since July 2016, Lewa have been successively takin...Since July 2016, Lewa have been successively taking over the global sales of centrifugal canned pumps from its Japanese parent company, Nikkiso Co. Ltd. To even better meet the requirements of the European market, the reliable Nikkiso “Non-Seal” brand centrifugal canned motor pumps will be available from January 2019, also in accordance with DIN EN ISO 2858.

Heavy Duty Leak-Free Mag-Drive Pumps for Efficient Pumping
Pumping specialists Michael Smith Engineers are delighted to announce their appointment as official UK distributor for the full range of Dickow magnet drive and mechanical seal centrifugal and side channel pumps. The range includes the SCM series horizontal magnet drive side channel pumps which are ideal for handling low flows (up to 30m³/hr) at high differential heads (up to 400 metres) at temperatures up to 180ºC.

Tapflo Group Officially Announces the Establishment of Tapflo Oceania
For many years it has been Tapflo’s wish to have their own operations in Australia. This wish has now been realized in Tapflo Oceania (PTY) Ltd which has been in full operation since Nov 1, 2018.