Pump Industry News & Product Updates
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The Gardner Denver brand has expanded its successful product platform of Jade miniature diaphragm pumps to include several important features in its 1410 and 1420 models, offering unique advantages to the user.
The Weir Group PLC and Energy Products Inc. (EPI) have entered into a strategic partnership that will expand and strengthen distribution of Weir pressure pumping aftermarket products and services to the North American unconventional oil and gas markets.
Sulzer Pumps will supply three water injection pump packages and topside API 610 process pumps for installation on a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel in Brazil for Petrobras, a multinational energy corporation.
Blackmer’s XL and HXL Series sliding vane pumps are ideal for processing, filling, and transfer applications within the oil and natural gas industry.
The Grundfos Group recently released its 2012 Sustainability Data showing positive change in line with the company’s overall commitment towards improving sustainable operations.
Ampco Pumps Company announces a new blending and mixing equipment designed to increase processing efficiency for many applications. The equipment is customizable to the processing application and Ampco works with each customer to size the correct unit.
PumpScout.com and Pumptec Inc form strategic partnership to help plunger pump buyers get quotes fast.
Pump Solutions Group (PSG) announced plans to acquisition Ebsray Pumps Pty. Limited as part of PSG’s Blackmer operation. Ebsray, located in Brockville, Australia, is a market leader of pumps for a wide variety of industrial applications.
PUMP-FLO™ Solutions announces new functionality for gear pump manufacturers. Taking advantage of recent software enhancements to PUMP-FLO Insight, the company is now offering a powerful new gear pump selector tool as part of the PUMP-FLO software technology.
PumpScout has partnered with Arimitsu of North America, a Minnesota based pump company. Arimitsu Industry Japan is a global recognized manufacturer of industrial triplex pumps.
Caterpillar Global Petroleum has begun taking orders for its new Cat Well Stimulation Pumps, designed for the well service market. Both the Cat WS223, a 2250 bhp (1678 bkW) triplex and the Cat WS255, a 2500 bhp (1864 bkW) quintuplex well stimulation pump are currently available, with a 2700hp triplex pump scheduled for release in late 2013.
Weir Minerals Europe has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second time in recognition of its significant growth in international trade over the past size years.
Xylem, Inc. has unveiled new dewatering pumps for its Flygt and Godwin brands at the Bauma trade show in Munich, Germany. Additions include a new series of submersible pumps modeled on Xylem’s popular Flygt BIBO pump and a compact but powerful Godwin pump designed for lower head dewatering applications.
Pentair recently launched two new series of pumps: the Hypro 9208 series, which addresses liquid fertilizing and water transfer needs, and the Hypro 9308 series, which handles high volume spraying of corrosive chemicals in hydrostatic and non-hydrostatic drive systems.
In response to a growing customer base in Poland, Weir Minerals Europe has opened its first service center in Leszno, a city in the Western part of the country.
The EPA recently established the first Energy Star certification requirements for pool pumps; Hayward Pool Products’ variable speed pumps meet these standards, which are directed towards the larger goal of preventing climate change by encouraging energy efficiency.
Earlier this month, GE (NYSE: GE) and Lufkin Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: LUFK) announced that GE will acquire Lufkin Industries for approximately $3.3 billion USD; Lufkin shareholders will receive $88.50 per share in cash.
Sauer-Danfoss recently unveiled a PLUS+1TM Compliant Fan Drive Control (FDC) for its H1 family of piston pumps. FDC for H1 pumps addresses Tier 4-compliant mobile off-highway equipment applications in machines above 20 kWh (27 hp) using closed-circuit technology.
Grundfos has inaugurated a facility in Bogota, the capital city of Colombia. The global pump company is headquartered in Denmark.
A group of Tsurumi pumps have been working fault-free at one of Europe’s largest open air copper mines since the first pump was installed at the site in 2011. The Skouriotissa copper mine in Cyprus is operated by Hellenic Copper Mines Ltd. At 4,000 years old, it is one of the oldest operational mines in the world.
This year, over 15,065 industry engineers and professionals in 151 countries participated in ITT Goulds Pumps’ World of Pumps Quiz. This represents a 39 percent increase over participation in last year’s quiz.
Five utilities companies were united this February by ClydeUnion Pumps (an SPX brand) and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) to witness the successful submergence tests of the CUP-TWL.
Pump Solutions Group (PSG) unveiled a new product platform: Maag Industrial Pumps. As a global leader in the positive displacement pumps and system technologies industries, the Dover Corporation business unit (NYSE:DOV) now offers its existing external/internal gear and screw pump technologies under the Maag brand name.
Sulzer Pumps recently opened its third service center in China, located in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province in Southwestern China. An important market for the company, this addition strengthens its existing service network to better serve Sulzer Pumps’ customers.
EPPCO Aviation awarded ClydeUnion Pumps (an SPX brand) a healthcare contract to inspect, overhaul, and refurbish three David Brown DB34 pumps and 450 kW motors.
Scot Smith was appointed the new Division President of Sulzer Pumps and a Member of Sulzer’s Executive Committee this month by the Sulzer Board of Directors; he assumes his new role on May 15, 2013.
Ampco Pumps Company recently unveiled its innovative ZP3 positive displacement pump for the sanitary pump market, ideal for applications in bakery, candy, dairy, meats, and cosmetics.
Vogelsang USA, Inc., the leading manufacturer of pumps, grinders, and related equipment for municipal, industrial and agricultural markets is pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Kuller and Ron Maiorana as regional sales managers.
NOV Mono continues to provide top support to companies like Jet-Lube of Maidenhead, Berkshire, which ordered two new Merlin progressing cavity pumps and received guidance from NOV Mono that allowed it to achieve a 30% increase in performance efficiency from some existing pump equipment.
Flowserve is a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets. Last month, installation of Flowserve pumps began at the Mittelsbüren Combined Cycle Plant (CCP) located near Bremen, Germany.