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ITT Opens New Pump Manufacturing Facility in South Korea

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 Unveils 6th Generation Gear Pumps

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 Shares Expertise at Future of Water Conference in Kansas

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. 

Ruhrpumpen Supplies 92 Pumps to Cartagena Industrial Refinery

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).

Watson-Marlow’s Bredel Hose Pump Used in Production of Alternative Fuel

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 Controller Increases Pump Station Efficiency

Xylem's Flygt MultiSmart claims it can increase pump station efficiency by 35%. The intelligent pump station controller was displayed at WEFTEC 2013. 

Grundfos Sponsors Water Nonprofit Imagine H2O

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 Highlights TX Series Sliding Vane Pump at NTTC Seminar

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. 

New Flowrox Subsidiary in Moscow Serves Russia and CIS Markets

Flowrox Group recently opened a new subsidiary in Moscow as part of its internationalization strategy. Kauko Tanninen, former Regional Sales Manager, will serve as Managing Director of the subsidiary. 

Grundfos North America Appoints Duncan Cooper as New CEO

Duncan Cooper succeeds Jes Munk Hansen as president and chief executive officer of Grundfos North America. Cooper has been with Grundfos for 16 years. 

Watson-Marlow Pumps Used for Fluorspar Mining in Britain

After an 18 month closure, Britain's largest fluorspar mine re-opened in May 2012 with a whole line of new pumps, supplied by Watson-Marlow. 

2013 FISA Annual Conference Features Seminar by CFSRS Allen Sayler

Allen Sayler gave a seminar during the 2013 FISA Annual Conference that addressed key issues facing the industry. He focuses on minimizing and preventing risk from potential food sources and processes. Read about his main points. 

Xylem Wins Contract for Jinshan District in China

The company will provide its WEDECO-branded ozone generation and introduction system and accompanying accessories to the Jinshan First Water Plant, in one of Shanghai's largest districts.

Graco Debuts New Positive Displacement Proportioner

Graco is a leading manufacturer of fluid-handling equipment, recently released its new positive displacement proportioner: ProMix PD2K. 

KSB Introduces New Zero-Leakage Mag-Drive Pump Series

The API standard 685 pump series is ideal for use in petrochemical plants and refineries. 

Xylem Wastewater Treatment Improves Colombian Plant

The new wastewater treatment plant in will improve water quality, reduce maintenance costs, and reduce land use. 

Xylem Introduces Large High-Efficiency Circulators for Commercial Applications

Xylem recently unveiled its new circulator for commercial applications, specifically designed to meet heating and cooling requirements across a broad range of applications. 

Maag Introduces New CSC-BFX Backflush Screen Changer

Maag's new generation of backflush screen changers is efficient and cost effective for use in direct recycling applications. 

PSG Companies Display Chemicals Industry Pumps at KHIMIA 2013

This October, PSG companies Wilden, Almatec, Mouvex, and Blackmer will display their leading pump technologies at the 17th bienniel International Exhibition for the Chemical Science and Industry in Russia. 

PumpScout Achieves Record Growth in 2013

The innovative online service connects pump buyers and suppliers. PumpScout signed 22 new industry-leading clients this year and increased web traffic by 800 percent.

Pioneer Pump Solutions Acquires Performance Pump and Equipment Limited

Pioneer Pump Solution, a subsidiary of Franklin Electric Co., recently completed its  £1.5 million all-cash acquisition of Performance Pump and Equipment Company.

Quattroflow Single-Use Quaternary Diaphragm Pumps for RFC Systems

Quattroflow's full line of single-use quaternary diaphragm pumps are ideal for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, offering low cost and efficient operation. 

Mono Introduces New API Progressing Cavity Pumps

Mono recently introduced its API 676 EZstrip progressing cavity pumps for oil and gas applications that require steady flow and low shear transfer of solids-laden multiphase fluids.  

Mouvex Unveils SLS4 and SLS8 Seal-less Drive Eccentric Pumps

Mouvex's new SLS4 and SLS8 seal-less drive Eccentric Pump models are part of the replacement process for its C-Series line, which debuted in 1996. The pumps are designed for the hygenic market and offer a number of improvements over past models.

Pentair Supplies to Desalination Plants in Water Scarce Regions

Pentair will provide products and expertise to desalination plants in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Oman and India to address the critical issue of clean water in these regions. 

Grundfos Reports 3% Increase in Half-Year Turnover

Grundfos reported a 3% increase in group turnover to €1.47 billion during the first half of 2013 and earnings of €59 million. The company maintains a positive outlook for the remainder of the year. 

Sulzer Pumps Wins Contract to Supply Pumps for FPSO Vessel in Western Australia

Sulzer Pumps will supply pumps to a FPSO vessel operating in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project. 

Ebsray to Exhibit at World LP Gas Forum/AEGPL Congress

Ebsray Pumps, recently acquired by Dover's PSG, will exhibit its positive displacement and regenerative turbine technologies at the 26th World LP Gas Form and AEGPL Congress from October 1 through 3. 

Sulzer Pumps to Supply FPSO Vessels in Brazil

Sulzer Pumps, a leading pump manufacturer worldwide, has received an order for 42 pumps to be installed on two Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels in Brazil. 

Wilden Patents Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragm

Wilden has received a patent for its Wil-Flex Full Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragm (FSIPD) for AODD pumps in the hygienic industry, which offers an alternative to PTFE IPDs.