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Fuji Electric Awarded Green Building Product Certificate

The power electronics company was recognized for their energy efficient variable speed drives, FRENIC-HVAC and FRENIC-AQUA. The drives were also the recipients of the "Best Variable Speed Drive Provider" award at the 2014 Asian Manufacturing Awards. 

Tsurumi to Offer Pump Rentals in France

Tsurami, a global pump manufacturer, has expanded its offerings to the French market to include pump rentals. This expansion is possible through a new location and the acquisition of Belgian Distributor, MMPumps. 

Wilden Introduces New Sanitary Pumps at Anuga 2015

The trade fair for the food and drink processing industry features many well-known manufacturers from around the world. Wilden, along with other PSG Dover brands, will showcase their newest products at the show in Germany this March.  

Neptune Systems Ideal for Irrigation Applications

Neptune diapraghm metering pumps offer highly accurate, repeatable dosing for fertilizers and other chemicals, reliable at flows to 200 gph and pressure to 3,000 psi. 

Netzsch Expands Sales Force, Hires

Jeffrey Bye joins Netzsch as Director of Customer Service, Engineering and Projects. Mark Mintun was also hired as Regional Sales Manager for the Central Region of the US. 

Seepex Pumps Aid in Cruise Ship Salvage

In 2012, cruise ship Costa Concordia struck rocks and was considered a total loss. Since then, efforts have been made to stabilize the wreckage. Seepex pumps, working with FoundOcean, has been integral to these salvage efforts. 

Mouvex to Feature Eccentric Disc Pumps at Anuga FoodTec

During this year’s show, Mouvex will focus on how food and beverage manufacturers can reduce waste by using eccentric disc pump technologies to enable product recovery.

Thames Water Automates Effluent Sampling with Bredel Hose Pump

A Bredel APEX15 hose pump has replaced the manual method of obtaining effluent samples at the Mogden sewage treatment plant in Isleworth, Middlesex. 

Bentley Systems Acquires C3 Global

The global architecture and engineering software company now offers AssetWise Amulet, delivering actionable insights to customers. 

Ebara Fluid Handling Announces Richard Thompson as new Vice President

Richard Thompson succeeds Martin Perlmutter in the executive management transition. Perlmutter will continue to support and be involved with Ebara in an advisory role through March, 2015.

Swedish Butter Company Relies on Lewa Pumps

Bregott is Sweden’s most popular brand of spreadable butter. The Lewa pump system is a critical component of the highly regulated production process required to make this butter product. 

Michael Smith Engineers Introduces 3P Prinz Hollow Rotary Disc Pumps

A leading distributor in the UK, Michael Smith Engineers now offers a new selection of positive displacement pumps from 3P Prinz to its customers with high viscosity applications. 

Ebara Unveils New Above Ground Packaged Pump System

Ebara Fluid Handling has launched its new line of above ground packaged pump systems for municipal wastewater, water or sewage applications. The new pump system line is completely customizable and US factory built.

Ebara Appoints New Customer Service Manager

Robert Hub, most recently Vice President of the Southeast Mechanical Services Division of TEAM Industrial Services, brings with him a strong background in the municipal, commercial, and industrial markets.

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.