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Weir Minerals Unveils New High-Lift Dewatering Pump

Weir Minerals recently launched the latest edition in its range of Warman centrifugal pumps to the European market for dewatering applications.

Sweden’s Largest UV Disinfection Facility Equipped by Xylem Systems

In response to a potential 25 percent increase in water volume due to future population growth, Sweden recently awarded Xylem a contract to supply ultraviolet (UV) drinking water treatment systems to its current facility in southern Sweden.

Pentair Nanofiltration Technology for Drinking Water Filtration

Pentair's hollow fiber nanofiltration technology provides municipalities with a new alternative to wastewater treatment.

New Pioneer Pump Facility Opens in Australia

Pioneer Pump recently opened a new 2000 square meter facility in Victoria, Australia, where it will manufacture, sell, and service diesel and electric driven pump packages.

Frost & Sullivan Report Finds Steady Demand for Sanitary Pumps in North America

Recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan’s research on the “North American Pump Market for Sanitary Applications” revealed that the market earned more than $1 billion revenue in 2012 and forecasts it to reach $1.35 billion by 2018.

Gardner Denver Shareholders Approve Acquisition by KKR

Earlier this month, Gardner Denver shareholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed merger agreement with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR), valued at  $3.9 billion.

Maag Adds New High-End Control System

Maag Pump Systems unveils maax® 400S, an automation solution targeted at co-extrusion lines to join the company’s well established maax® 100S and 600S models.

Automatik Plastics Machinery Features its DURO 2000 Belt Dryer

Automatik Plastics Machinery to display its DURO 2000 belt dryer for profitable drying of sensitive compounds at the K show.

Maag Introduces a Compact Screen Changer

Maag Filtration launches an innovative screen changer with up to four times more filter area than conventional systems.

Clyde Union Pumps Hopeful for Future

Clyde Union currently operates as part of SPX’s flow technology business. In the year following its 2011 acquisition, the company struggled to achieve high operating performance and profit. This outcome is changing due to recent restructuring and job cuts

Wilo Polska Opens New Facility in Poland

On June 20, Wilo Polska opened a new office and warehouse facility in Lesznowola, Poland –an investment worth PLN 20 million.

ITT Showcases Products at the Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition

Last month, ITT displayed its product offering for the oil and gas industry at the 12th Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition (MIOGE) in Russia, which hosted over 20,000 people.

KSB Supports BIOPROOF Project

KSB and nine other well-known companies have contributed their expertise to support the BIOPROOF project, which aims to supply high-quality technical rubbers to industry by utilizing plants or other recycled material as feedstock.

European Pump Market Report: 2012-2016 Industry Analysis and Forecast

TechNavio analysts forecast the pump market in Europe to reach US $15.54 billion by 2016.

Mark Sullivan Appointed Director of Education & Training at Pump Systems Matter

The Hydraulic Institute recently appointed Mark. J. Sullivan as the new Director or Education and Training for its 501(c)3 education/training affiliate, Pump Systems Matter (PSM). 

New Heat-Resistant Elastomer Feed Roller from Automatik Plastics Machinery

Automatik Plastics Machinery launches a new elastomer feed roller EL 24 with temperature resistance up to 170°C for pelletizing systems.

Clark Solutions' "Push Fit" Boxer Series S for Sampling Devices

Clark Solutions’ Boxer Series S is designed for use in sampling devices such as portable gas detectors and micro-fluidic dispensing systems and features a push/pull mounting bracket that allows for tool-free pump removal and replacement.

NOV Mono Opens New Oil & Gas Facility in UK

NOV Mono recently opened a new NOV Mono Oil and Gas facility in Southampton, UK, enabling the company to increase the strength of its offering to customers around the world.

Frost & Sullivan’s Value Added Services Increase Global Pump Services Market

Frost & Sullivan recent analysis finds that value added services and integrated solutions can boost the global pump services market.

Mouvex Unveils Improved A Series Disc Pumps

Last month, Mouvex announced that its A Series Eccentric Disc Pump is now designed to handle applications in chemical, oil, food, and gas markets.

DXP Enterprises Acquires Alaska Pump & Supply

On July 2, leading products and services distributor DXP Enterprises, Inc. completed its acquisition of Alaska Pump & Supply, Inc.

ITT Showcases Products at MIOGE

ITT displayed its portfolio of products and services for the oil and gas industry at the 12th biannual Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition (MIOGE).

Wilden Turbo-Flo Z Pumps Receive Mining Safety Certificate in China

PSG's Wilden Turbo-Flo Z air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps received the Safety Certificate Approval for Mining Products in China, clearing them to be used in mining operations in the country.

EBARA Promotes Richard Thompson to VP of Operations

EBARA Fluid Handling Division (FHD) has announced the appointment of Richard Thompson to Vice President, Operations. Mr. Thompson will oversee and provide leadership and direction to the operational and strategic initiatives of FHD and will continue to manage all customer related services as well as production and engineering.

PSG Neptune, Wilden Brand Pumps at Aquatech 2013

PSG showcased its products at Aquatech China 2013 in Shanghai in early July, winning second place for "Most Popular Pump Pruduct."

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.