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When a 230-meter-long ship carrying coal and fuel oil broke in half off the coast of Southern Africa, Xylem pumps stabilized the ship long enough for technicians to safely unload the cargo, ensuring the safety of the surrounding water and local environment.
The pump manufacturer's Roots pumps were further developed and tested with magnetic couplings; the resulting pump series is named OktaLine ATEX.
The PSG brand will showcase the newest additions to its single-use diaphragm pump product line at INTERPHEX 2014 from March 18-20 in New York, NY.
Towsley, Grundfos America's Director of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, will present “Towards the ASHRAE 2020 Vision with an Efficiency Increase to a Pump Product Range” on January 22 at 8 am.
Acquisitions of QED Environmental Systems and EcoQuip have combined annual sales of approxmiately US$30 million. Both acquisitions were completed by the end of 2013.
After 430 years at the bottom of the Solent straight, the Mary Rose was sprayed continuously with a water/wax mixture powered by NOV Mono Pumps to restore and preserve her waterlogged timbers.
Wilden was recognized by Processing Magazine in the 2013 "Breakthrough Product of the Year" category for its Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System for AODD pumps.
Pump buyers can now access seepex Progressive Cavity pumps on PumpScout.com. The manufacturer offers a state-of-the-art quality management system consisting of 8 product groups and 27 ranges, providing solutions for nearly any process.
The drainage system to be installed by Xylem is part of a larger $265 million reconstruction taking place in the area following the damage by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.
Grundfos, Aarhus Water and others formed a partnership in January 2013 to experiment with extracting phosphorus from wastewater. The limited resource has been extracted successfully in other projects around the world.
Grundfos will introduce its expanded line of fully integrated, intelligent pumping systems at the 2014 AHR Expo. The expanded line offers new motor sizes ideal for HVAC/R applications
The new F-NBR hoses are ideal for the food and beverage industry, offering up to 80 percent longer life.
Netzsch's Tornado T2 rotary lobe pump was recognized by Processing Magazine at the 2013 Chem Show in New York for material advances applied to that pump type.
Pump and valve manufacturer KSB is a strategic supplier of RWE, a European energy company. In November, RWE recognized KSB in the "Quality Global" category at an annual ceremony for supplier awards.
Xylem's Flygt Experior wastewater pumping system was commissioned to be installed at the Heathrow Airport in 2011. The system has reduced energy use by 50% since its installation and has completely eliminated the need for maintenance call-outs.
Weighing in at 1,500 kg, this agitator seal is the largest around. After successful testing, the seal will be delivered to the PTA plant in China and operate for an estimated 2 years without interruption.
Pump manufacturer Tapflo recently unveiled its new Pneumix air-operated mixer system. The system combines the mixing and pumping phases of paint, ink, solvent, alcohol, and chemical applications to increase safety and efficiency.
Engineers Without Borders is a nonprofit organization that develops sustainable solutions for basic infrastructure needs in countries around the world. ITT announced its partnership with the nonprofit in April 2013.
Today, PSG Dover announced the acquisition of Finder Pompe, an Italian pump manufacturer specializing in API pumps and systems for the global energy market.
Grundfos' Dosing Compact System concept features a modular design and intelligent control options that increase usability and feed accuracy.
The new office will provide direct sales to Austrian customers and supporting sales to customers in Croatia, Slovenia, and Serbia.
Wilden's new EZ-Install Diaphragms are uniquely designed with the operator in mind to reduce downtime and lower maintenance costs.
ITT Corporation recently opened a new manufacturing, testing, and packaging facility in South Korea under its Goulds Pumps brand. The facility will serve as ITT's Eastern Hemisphere Energy Center of Excellence, expanding the company's global reach.
Maag's 6th Generation gear pumps, launched at K'2013 in Germany, promise to deliver up to 50% higher performance and an industry-leading price/performance ratio.
Grundfos recently displayed an informational exhibit at the second annual Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas. The company's U.S. sales headquarters have been located in a Kansas City suburb since 2000.
Global centrifugal pump manufacturer Ruhrpumpen recently suppled 92 pumps to a Repsol Industrial Refinery in Cartagena, Spain. The refinery is the 15th largest in the world and proesses 220,000 barrels/day (11 million tons/year).
Sapphire Energy uses Watson-Marlow Bredel 2100 hose pumps at its New Mexico facility to transfer of algae for alternative fuel production.
Xylem's Flygt MultiSmart claims it can increase pump station efficiency by 35%. The intelligent pump station controller was displayed at WEFTEC 2013.
Imagine H2O recently announced Grundfos' sponsorship of its Food and Agriculture program at WEFTEC 2013. The program aims to improve water use, treatment, supply, or discharge in the Food and Agriculture sector through its support of emerging water businesses.
Blackmer will showcase its TX Series sliding vane pump at the 30th annual NTTC Tank Truck Show & Maintenance Seminar from October 28 to 30 in Houston, TX.