It was back in 1960 that a French politician and German industrialist – Robert Proton de la Chapelle and Ruprecht Weise – had the notion of forming a multinational organisation to address the common interests of European pump manufacturers.
It’s that time of year again, the Pump Industry Awards are calling for your nominations! The BPMA’s annual awards programme has been recognising and rewarding the achievements of pump businesses, large and small for over two decades. Throughout that time it has become one of the leading events to serve the industrial and commercial arena.
Stormwater pumps will often be motionless for extended periods of time, but when water levels rise, they must be able to perform at a moment’s notice. Achieving the necessary reliability requires regular maintenance and periodic component refurbishment.
Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the availability of new Parts Kits for Fire pumps. Consisting of engineered combinations of Armstrong genuine parts, the Parts Kits include all the replacement parts and related hardware required to complete the service and maintenance tasks that fire pumps require.
CIRCOR International, Inc. announces a renewed service partnership with HMFT (formerly Howard Marten Fluid Technologies). HMFT’s Pickering, Ontario Service Center has been re-authorized to perform both minor and major repairs, rebuilds, and service on a diverse array of CIRCOR’s pump brands and models.
Australian wine is world-renowned, and vineyards across the country go to great lengths to grow the perfect grape. Irrigation is paramount to achieve this in a hot climate, so farmers are always looking to deliver water to vines in the most efficient way possible.
A growing global movement of young innovators is helping the water sector make progress against urgent challenges like water accessibility and security. Brilliant young minds are helping shape a more sustainable world by developing innovative ways to manage water and by educating others in their communities about water challenges.
Sulzer has successfully finalized an extensive modernization project in the Kotka pump factory. The automation and digitization of the processes will take the production to a completely new level, cutting production throughput time by 93%.
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces the first rotary vane pump for mass spectrometry with a hermetically sealed pump housing. The SmartVane serves as a backing pump for mass spectrometers (ICP-MS, LC/MS), for applications in environmental and food analytics, as well as in pharmaceutical and clinical analytics.
Pulsafeeder’s Pulsatron MP Series now has an optional 4-20 mA output signal that provides remote indication of pump speed. This now allows remote confirmation that pump speed is adjusting to process parameters and more accurate estimation of chemical consumption over time. The pump transmits a 4-20 mA signal proportional to the actual speed of the unit and is factory calibrated for easy field installation.