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Ueli Thuerig Appointed President of Newly Created PSG Europe

Ueli Thuerig was named President of PSG Europe, created to support existing PSG operations in the region.

Grundfos and Peerless Pump Brand Celebrate Anniversaries

Earlier this month, Grundfos celebrated the 40th anniversary of its U.S. operations and the 90th anniversary of its Peerless Pumps brand at its new welcome and customer center in Indianapolis.

Ruhrpumpen Announces New Plant in Brazil

Ruhrpumpen, the global manufacturer of centrifugal pumps has announced the opening of their new 7,500 m2 plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Wilden Unveils Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System for AODD Pumps

Wilden premiered its new Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS) for use in Advanced Series bolted and Original Series clamped AODD pumps to address the growing demand for energy efficient solutions. 

KSB’s LUV Pump for Coal Fired, Solar, and Nuclear Power Plants

KSB has offered its LUV pump since 1955 as the power industry’s best-performing glandless boiler recirculation pump.

Sulzer Pumps Expands Operations in South Africa

A new sales and service center for Sulzer Pumps in Durban, South Africa is helping the company satisfy customer needs across Southern, Central, and Eastern Africa.

Wilden Unveils Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System for AODD Pumps

Wilden's new Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS) for air-operated double-diaphram pumps offers an energy efficient solution for a variety of industrial applications. 

Xylem Showcases Fire Pumps at NFPA 2013

Xylem highlighted its A-C Fire Pump brand products at NFPA 2013 last week, which include packaged systems and Series 1580 Vertical In-Line Pumps.

KSB at EMO Hannover 2013

This September 16 through 21, KSB Germany will display a selection of its comprehensive pump and valve range at EMO Hannover. 

Xylem Sponsors 2013 Bay State Children’s Water Festival

1,500 elementary school children in Massachusetts were able to learn about water and its importance in our world at the Bay State Children’s Water Festival on June 6 thanks to generous sponsorship by Xylem, Inc.

PumpScout Signs Price Pump Company

PumpScout.com now features Price centrifugal and air operated diaphragm pumps. PumpScout users can now search for Price Pumps and request quotes.

Xylem Acquires Pollmann Pumpen

Earlier this month, leading global water technology company Xylem Inc. announced its acquisition of dewatering technology and services company Pollmann Pumpen Ltd. for approximately $3 million.

Wilo Group Marks Third Year of Growth

The Wilo Group has reported exponentially increasing sales over the past three years; in 2012, the company reported worldwide sales growth of nearly 11 percent. 

Wilo Opens Distribution and Service Hub in Georgia

Wilo USA, a subsidiary of the Wilo Group, recently announced the opening of its new distribution and service facility in Thomasville, GA.

Gorman-Rupp Receives “E” Award for Export Expansion

On May 21, Gorman-Rupp received the President’s “E” Award, the highest recognition any U.S. Entity can achieve for their contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

Pumps & Systems Magazine Tours Manufacturing Facilities Around the World

Pumps & Systems magazine kickstarted its global tour of manufacturing facilities on April 9, 2013. Magazine team members will travel to select facilities throughout the year to bring readers information about the latest pump innovations.

AESPUMP Appointed as Sales and Service Partner for Sundyne South Africa

Effective as of May 1, AESPUMP is responsible for sales, maintenance, repair and technical support for all Sundyne products in South Africa. 

New Grundfos Factory Opens in Serbia

Grundfos inaugurated its 28,000 square foot factory in Serbia on May 29, giving its operations in the country a permanent home for the first time since Spring 2011. 

Xylem Introduces New Flojet Series at NRA 2013

Last month, leading global water technology company Xylem Inc. unveiled two new pump products –the BevJet Compact and the V-Jet series rotary vane pumps– under its Flojet brand at the 2013 National Restaurant Association (NRA) trade show in Chicago.

Goulds Water Technology Catalog Mobile App

Goulds Water Technology, a Xylem Inc. Brand, recently unveiled its new mobile application featuring the company’s product and literature catalog for iPhone, iPad, and Android.

Automatik Announces a New Heat-Resistant Elastomer Feed Roller

Automatik Plastic Machinery has developed a new elastomer feed roller specially designed to meet high demands in terms of abrasion and thermal loading. The elastomer feed roller EL 24 with temperature resistance up to 170°C for pelletizing systems.

Xylem Awarded Contract for Beijing Drainage Pumping Project

This May, Xylem was awarded a $2.9 million contract from the Beijing Drainage Group to install Flygt submersible centrifugal sewage pumps in 19 pumping stations in downtown Beijing.

Wastecorp Launches New Trash Pumps

Wastecorp Pumps, a leading global manufacturer of diaphragm pumps, trash pumps, and plunger pumps, recently unveiled its new engine driven trash pump product line, which includes Trash Flow TFCC-ML Series and TFCC-ME Series. 

Xylem Showcases Bell & Gossett Products at OESP 2013

May 19-23, Xylem Inc showcased its Bell and Gossett (B&G) product lines at the 60th Annual National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals (OESP) Convention and Trade Show in Hershey, Pa.

Caprari Launches CVX Energy Multistage Vertical Pumps

Caprari recently introduced its new range of multistage vertical electric pumps, CVX Energy, in compliance with Directive 2009/125/EC (better known as the ErP Directive).

Xylem Circulator Pump Wins Best Product of the Year

Xylem’s Lowara Ecocirc circulator pump won the 2013 “Best Product of the Year” award at the 10th annual Plus X Award Ceremony, the world’s largest innovation award ceremony for technology, sport and lifestyle products.

SHURFLO Introduces New Diaphragm Pump Model

Pentair has introduced the innovative new 5059 Series SHURFLO® Diaphragm Pump for spraying and pumping herbicides, pesticides, liquid fertilizers and more.

Layne Christensen Launches Water Transfer Business

Earlier this month, Layne Christensen announced the launch of its water transfer business within the Layne Energy Services Division, currently available to clients operating in the Permian Basin.

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Verder for Product Differentiation

Verder International was awarded the 2012 European Product Differentiation Excellence Award for its Air-Operated Double Diagram (AODD) pump from Frost & Sullivan after rigorous testing.

Standard Alloys Improves Hydraulic Performance of Centrifugal Pumps

Standard Alloys is a subsidiary of KSB, Inc. (USA that focuses on continuously improving pumps, increasing efficiency, increasing mean time between repair (MTBR), and minimizing lifecycle costs for the end customer.