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Qdos Pump Technology Cuts Maintenance Time at Effluent Plant in Germany

Maintenance time at a German local authority effluent plant was reduced from 1.5 hours to just 5 minutes thanks for Watson-Marlow's Qdos pumps. 

Oil-Free Reciprocating Gas Compressor Line Introduced by Blackmer

Blackmer HD943 and HDL943 compressors have been specifically designed for applications that require maximum leakage control. Each compressor features a double-distance piece design with three individual sets of packaging, which helps maintain product purity while preventing oil migration.

Traditional Rotary Lobe Pump Design Reimagined with New Technology from NETZSCH

The new rotary lobe pump reduces maintenance, energy costs, and costs of ownership, while increasing operational uptime. Traditional conventions of rotary lobe construction were reversed: the lobes made out of steel and the housing out of rubber. 

New High-Pressure Pump Series Introduced by KSB

The new compact, cost-effective high pressure pumps are ideal for a variety of applications that include water supply, small pressure booster systems, and light industrial applications. 

RAD-AX Submersible Pumps from BJM Offer Innovative Solids Handling

The patent-pending pump can easily shred items that are difficult or nearly impossible for other pumps, including municipal and industrial wastewater solids. 

10 Awards Set to Highlight Creative and Useful Products at 2016 AHR Expo

The awards honor the most inventive and original products, systems, and technologies in the categories of building automation, cooling, green building, heating, indoor air quality, plumbing, refrigeration, software, tools and instruments, and ventilation.

New 6500 Series of Standard Horizontal End Suction Centrifugal Pumps Offered by Gorman-Rupp

The 6500 Series of standard horizontal end suction centrifugal pumps are competitively priced, available in a wide range of sizes for versatility in many different applications. 

WEG Launches ATEX-Compliant Geared Motors

The new geared motors combine gear units from WEG’s subsidiary Watt Drive with W22 motors and are designed for a wide variety of harsh processing applications ideal for nearly any industry worldwide. 

SPX Johnson Pump Offers Centrifugal Pumps for the Offshore Industry

SPX Combi ranges are an ideal choice for offshore utility applications because they offer reliability, modularity, and flexibility, in addition to high performance with low installation and maintenance costs.

Netzsch Introduces New Version of Nemo Progressive Cavity Pump

The new version features full-service-in-place, making it ideal for use in water-intensive applications. It is completely compatible for the existing Nemo BY series. 

New Pump Test Approval Program Announced by the Hydraulic Institute

Pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories will be able to improve their current laboratory procedures and policies by working with experienced third-party auditors to develop and maintain accurate and uniform pump testing protocols. 

Grundfos Supplies Water Utility Company with Pump Systems

Romagna Acque Water Utility Company in northern Italy will use Grundfos ISIA systems to treat drinking water for more than 1.1 million people. 

Power Plant Emissions Reduced at Duke Energy Corp. Locations in North Carolina

The electric and gas company closed 11 of 13 coal-fired power plants in North Carolina after settling a violations charge that claimed the plants did not comply with the Clean Air Act. 

The Gorman-Rupp Company Spends Millions Expanding European Operations

The Gorman-Rupp Co., an international pump manufacturer, has invested more than $10 million expanding its European operations in Ireland and the Netherlands, in addition to a planned acquisition in Belgium.

Atlas Copco to Play a Key Role in Malawi Water Project

Beginning in October 2015, Atlas Copco's employee-driven Water for All organization will provide the funds to install infrastructure and facilities in Malawi that are geared toward promoting clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. 

Wilden Releases New Saniflo Hygienic Series Double Diaphragm Pumps

The Pro-Flo Shift ADS was launched in June 2013 and allows Wilden Advanced and Original AODD pumps to achieve as much as a 60% savings in air consumption over their competitors, while providing additional product yield per standard cubic foot per minute.

KSB to Feature New Sonolyzer App at BrauBeviale 2015 in Nuremberg

The revolutionary new app from KSB will allow plant operators in the food and beverage industry to check fixed-speed pumps for energy efficiency right from their smartphones. 

Xylem Inc. Introduces New High-Efficiency, Low-Speed Submersible Wastewater Mixer

The Flygt 4320 can reduce energy costs by 50 percent and is ideally suited for wastewater treatment applications. 

Xylem Inc. Introduces New High-Efficiency, Low-Speed Submersible Wastewater Mixer

The Flygt 4320 can reduce energy costs by up to 50 percent and is ideal for wastewater applications. 

South African Paper Mill Overcomes a Long-Standing Issue with MasoSine Pump

Watson-Marlow's MasoSine peristaltic pumps replaced progressive cavity pumps at the paper mill, effectively solving the plant's problem with pumping viscous pulp.

Vaughan Chopper Pumps Provides Maximized Gas Production to Northumbrian Water Sites

Northumbrian Water embarked on the construction of one of UK’s largest thermal sludge drying facilities, utilizing Vaughan chopper pumps to maximize gas production. 

Pedrollo Company Develops New Tritus Submersible Grinder Pumps

The pumps were developed to cover the new requirements and demands in the modern marketplace. The grinder pumps are able to meet the needs of worldwide markets because they offer cutting-edge reliability, performance, and quality. 

Italian Winery Uses a Progressing Cavity Pump from Netzsch Pumpen & Systeme GmbH

PC pumps are ideally suited to transporting wine without pulsation and pumping abrasive and acidic mash without damage to the system or the grape pulp.

IEC Partners with Parker PR to Promote AHR Expo and Biennial Chem Show

IEC, a trade show management company, recently partnerned with a PR company to handle media outreach and related press development efforts for the AHR Expo & Chem Show.

Qdos Replaces Diaphragm Pumps with Its Metering Pumps at Paper Mill

The 230-year-old paper mill has seen increased up-time and ease of maintenance when pumping anti-foam agents used in starching operations since installing the new Qdos pumps. 

Grundfos Supplies Pumps for Wimbledon

Grundfos pumps are used to keep Wimbledon's 41 grass tennis courts in perfect condition for the tournament. 

KSB Announces New Balancing and Measurement Valves with Ultrasound Technology

The valves are designed for flow rate and temperature measurements that include hydraulic balancing in hot-water heating systems, air-conditioning systems and cooling circuits, and more.

NOV Installs Mono Pumps in UK Waste Plant

NOV, a well-known manufacturer of progressive cavity pumps, supplied its EZStrip & Compact C pumps for the UK waste management company to use in its anaerobic digestion (AD) process.

New Centrifugal Pump Selection Book Published by Authorhouse

Robert Perez's 5th book was recently published by Authorhouse Publishing. The book focuses on the centrifugal pump selection process. 

New Mono Progressing Cavity Pump Replaces Decades-Old Pump

GrowHow, a UK fertilizer manufacturer and chemical process industry supplier, is using a compact C range NOV Mono pump to replace a 30-year old discontinued model from the same pump manufacturer.