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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.

Xylem Celebrates Earth Day Within Applied Water Systems Value Center

During the week of April 22, employees from 23 global sites within Xylem’s Applied Water Systems value center participated in the company’s second annual Earth Day Celebration.

Peristaltic Pumps can Restore pH Balance of Acid-Damaged Mine Water in South Africa

Decades of uncontrolled industrial mining activities have left South Africa with a depleted and contaminated water supply. Peristaltic dosing pumps can be used in the process to rectify the pH balance of acid mine water. 

ITT Showcases Latest Technology at Houston Offshore Technology Conference

ITT Corporation, a leading manufacturer of components and services for the global oil and gas industry, recently exhibited its innovative product offerings at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston. 

Gardner Denver Thomas Expands Miniature Diaphragm Pump Product Platform

The Gardner Denver brand has expanded its successful product platform of Jade miniature diaphragm pumps to include several important features in its 1410 and 1420 models, offering unique advantages to the user.

Weir Enters Strategic Alliance With Energy Products Inc.

The Weir Group PLC and Energy Products Inc. (EPI) have entered into a strategic partnership that will expand and strengthen distribution of Weir pressure pumping aftermarket products and services to the North American unconventional oil and gas markets.

Sulzer Pumps on New FPSO Vessel in Brazil

Sulzer Pumps will supply three water injection pump packages and topside API 610 process pumps for installation on a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel in Brazil for Petrobras, a multinational energy corporation.

Blackmer XL/HXL Series for Oil Transfer

Blackmer’s XL and HXL Series sliding vane pumps are ideal for processing, filling, and transfer applications within the oil and natural gas industry.

Grundfos’ Focus on Sustainability Creates Results

The Grundfos Group recently released its 2012 Sustainability Data showing positive change in line with the company’s overall commitment towards improving sustainable operations.

Ampco Pumps Company Introduces New Blending and Mixing Equipment

Ampco Pumps Company announces a new blending and mixing equipment designed to increase processing efficiency for many applications. The equipment is customizable to the processing application and Ampco works with each customer to size the correct unit.

PumpScout Partners with Plunger Pump Manufacturer Pumptec

PumpScout.com and Pumptec Inc form strategic partnership to help plunger pump buyers get quotes fast.

PSG Completes Acquisition of Ebsray Pumps

Pump Solutions Group (PSG) announced plans to acquisition Ebsray Pumps Pty. Limited as part of PSG’s Blackmer operation. Ebsray, located in Brockville, Australia, is a market leader of pumps for a wide variety of industrial applications.

PUMP-FLO Solutions Announces Gear Pump Selection Capability

PUMP-FLO™ Solutions announces new functionality for gear pump manufacturers. Taking advantage of recent software enhancements to PUMP-FLO Insight, the company is now offering a powerful new gear pump selector tool as part of the PUMP-FLO software technology.

PumpScout Partners with Carwash Pump Manufacturer Arimitsu

PumpScout has partnered with Arimitsu of North America, a Minnesota based pump company. Arimitsu Industry Japan is a global recognized manufacturer of industrial triplex pumps.

Caterpillar to Unveil Well Stimulation Pumps at OTC 2013

Caterpillar Global Petroleum has begun taking orders for its new Cat Well Stimulation Pumps, designed for the well service market. Both the Cat WS223, a 2250 bhp (1678 bkW) triplex and the Cat WS255, a 2500 bhp (1864 bkW) quintuplex well stimulation pump are currently available, with a 2700hp triplex pump scheduled for release in late 2013.

Weir Minerals Europe Achieves Queen’s Award

Weir Minerals Europe has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second time in recognition of its significant growth in international trade over the past size years.

Xylem Launches New Flygt and Godwin Dewatering Pumps

Xylem, Inc. has unveiled new dewatering pumps for its Flygt and Godwin brands at the Bauma trade show in Munich, Germany. Additions include a new series of submersible pumps modeled on Xylem’s popular Flygt BIBO pump and a compact but powerful Godwin pump designed for lower head dewatering applications.

Pentair Introduces New Hypro Series of Pumps

Pentair recently launched two new series of pumps: the Hypro 9208 series, which addresses liquid fertilizing and water transfer needs, and the Hypro 9308 series, which handles high volume spraying of corrosive chemicals in hydrostatic and non-hydrostatic drive systems.

Weir Minerals Launches Service Center in Poland

In response to a growing customer base in Poland, Weir Minerals Europe has opened its first service center in Leszno, a city in the Western part of the country.