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Wastewater Transformed into Raw Materials Generates Revenue for Dutch WWWP

Applied CleanTech's Sewage Recycling System (SRS) helps waterwater treatment plants transform their expensive sludge into recycled cellulose, translating to a 31% savings in overall wastewater treatment OPEX, according to a recently released report. 

Milton Roy & Proserv Partner for First Service Center in Middle East

The Service Center will provide commissioning and maintenance of all semi-industrial and industrial products manufactured by Milton Roy Europe.

Xylem Awarded Silver Medal for Concept Product

Its unique “Fermenter Heat Exchanger” product concept integrates mounting of a compact heat exchanger with the high-efficiency Flygt mixer in a biogas digester, offering an efficient and easy-to-install alternative to traditional biogas digesters. 

Mono Pumps Enables Swedish Pulp & Paper Producer to Increase Capacity

Progressive Cavity pumps are ideally suited for the abrasive, viscous fluids handled in pulp & paper applications. Mono E-Range pumps provide additional value with the manufacturer's unique Flexishaft drive system. 

Weir Finalizes Acquisition of Trio Engineered Companies for $220 million

Trio, a Chinese-American manufacturer of crushing and separation equipment for the mining and aggregates markets, is expected to generate 2014 revenues of $120 million with operating profit margins broadly in-line with Weir’s Minerals division.

Gardner Denver NASH Liquid Ring Pumps Offer Improved Efficiency

Developed as an extension of the proven NASH 2BE4 series, the NASH 2BE5’s patented gas scavenger provides increased vacuum capacity and efficiency compared to the previous model, and reduces water consumption by up to 25%. 

Wilden Releases new SHIFT Saniflo Pumps at 2014 Pack EXPO

Wilden displayed its new pump model powered by the just-released stainless steel version of the energy-efficient Pro-Flo® SHIFT. The sanitary Saniflo FDA AODD pumps are ideal for applications within the food, beverage, pharmaceuticals and cosmetic processing markets.

Wilden’s Pro-Flo SHIFT wins 2014 Innovation Award

The 2014 Innovation Award is presented by Flow Control Magazine to new technologies in flow control and movement that significantly contribute to the industry as whole.

Dover Corporation Realigns Pump Businesses

Dover Corporation’s Fluids Segment recently announced their Pumps businesses will be separated into three separate companies: Pump Solutions, Finder and Maag.

Flowserve Begins Manufacturing Pumping Systems for Concentrated Solar Power Plants in Africa

The CSP Plants, located in Morocco and South Africa, will be able to operate up to 3.5 hours and 9 hours after sunset, respectively. 

Automation & Controls Trade Group Certifies First African Company

GIL Automation is the first African company to receive CSIA certification. With this certification, CSIA now has certified members on every continent with the exception of Antarctica. 

Xylem Signs US$7.3M Contract to Upgrade Bahrain Wastewater Treatment Plant

Following the upgrade of the existing Wedeco ozone systems at the Tubli Water Pollution Control Centre, the Tubli plant will be the largest ozone wastewater treatment plant in the Middle East. 

Danfoss North America President to Speak at Energy 2030 On the Road

Danfoss North America President will be part of a panel titled “Modernizing Regulations and Infrastructure to Improve Energy Productivity.” 

NOV Mono Installs EZstrip PC Pump at Welsh Wastewater Treatment Plant

The innovative EZstrip is being used for sewage transfer duties at the plant, ensuring the quality of the treated sewage under any flow conditions. 

Xerium Builds New Mechanical Services Plant in Turkey

The facility, co-located on the grounds of Modern Karton is currently under construction and will be in production early 2015. 

Iwaki America and Hydraulic Institute Form Training Partnership

This partnership allows both organizations to leverage co-branded educational and training programs designed for pump end-users, distributors and engineering consulting firms, and includes technical webinars and the Pump Systems Optimization Course.

Xylem Wins $19.6 Million Contract for Laos Hydropower Dam

The pump company will provide custom-made Flygt pumps for the dam. This contract represents Xylem's largest project in the ASEAN region to date.

Frost & Sullivan Presents 2014 Global Product Leadership Award to Netzsch

The Global Product Leadership Award in Progressing Cavity Pumps for Oil and Gas recognizes Netzsch as providing excellent client experience, strategy implementation, product leadership and management culture.

Sulzer Acquires Grayson Armature Businesses

The $42 million deal makes Sulzer one of the largest partners for electromechanical services in the Gulf Coast area, enabling the company to provide improved maintenance and service solutions to customers in the region.

Xylem Expands Lowara Range with New Range of Heavy Duty End-Suction Pumps

The e-NSC series boasts an MEI that far exceeds the ErP Directive's 2015 requirements, offering a high level of efficiency to end users in the Industrial and Building Services market without sacrificing performance. 

ABS Wins 78 Million Project in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia in increasing its power generation capacity in response to a growing demand for electricity. ABB will supply integral parts for the new transformers being installed as part of this mission. 

KSB Pumps Keep World’s Largest Museum Cargo Ship Afloat for 50 Years

The CAP San Diego, built in 1961/1962, weighs nearly 10,000 tons. Making several trips a year with up to 500 passengers, the ship relies on KSB pumps to keep operations running smoothly. 

LEWA Redesigns Plunger Pumps

Split gear housings reduce wear and maintenance costs for the new generation of Lewa plunger pumps, designed to move fluids at high pressure in the oil & gas and process industries.

New Range of Dosing Pumps from NOV Mono

The pumps are ideal for low flow, precise dosing applications and can also operate at high pressures up to 1044 PSI. 

Moyno Urethane Stators Outlast Nitrile in Real World Application

The City of Hamilton recently tested Moyno urethane stators against its existing nitrile stators at its Wastewater Treatment Plant with resounding success. The Moyno stators outlasted the nitrile counterparts five times over.

Netzsch Signs RF MacDonald as its Southern California Distributor

The Southern California distributor will represent Netzsch in all industrial markets as well as the oil & gas market. 

Milton Roy Debuts Primeroyal X Pump at Offshore Technology Conference

The API 675 pump, designed specifically for deep subsea wells, is the first new product Milton Roy has released as a brand of Accudyne Industries. 

Pumping China: Potential for Growth in the Gear Pump Market

GCiS China Strategic Research presents its analysis of the Chinese market for hydraulic gear pumps, as well as future opportunities for growth. 

Xylem Launches New Eco-lift Retrievable Aeration Grid

The new aeration grid features a patent-pending tube-in-tube design that reduces the cost of the overall product, while Sanitaire Gold and Silver diffusers increase overall efficiency. 

KSB to Launch Ixo-Pro, Automatic Submersible Pump

The Ixo-Pro pump is ideal for rainwater harvesting and pressure boosting applications, with specific features designed to meet the needs of home owners who cannot employ a self-priming pump because their rainwater storage tank is located too far from the house.