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Technical News

Wilden Releases PS1 13 mm (½”) Original Clamped Metal Pump
Wilden, part of PSG, a Dover company and a worldwi...Wilden, part of PSG, a Dover company and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce the availability of its PS1 Original 13 mm (½”) clamped metal AODD pump equipped with the energy-efficient Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS).

AUMA Launches New Part-Turn Gearboxes
A new range of part-turn gearboxes, the GQB series...A new range of part-turn gearboxes, the GQB series, extends the gearbox portfolio of electric actuator manufacturer AUMA. The GQB gearboxes combine compact design with superior quality and reliability. Engineered and manufactured in Germany, they have been specifically designed to meet the requirements for basic 90° applications with standard industrial valves such as butterfly and ball valves.

KSB Focuses on Hygienic Pump Series
KSB presents its four hygienic pump series Vitachr...KSB presents its four hygienic pump series Vitachrom, Vitacast, Vitalobe and Vitaprime.

Exhibitions + Conferences

MCE - It is Full Steam Ahead for the 2018 Edition
The organisation is moving up into high gear for t...The organisation is moving up into high gear for the 41st edition of MCE – Mostra Convegno Expocomfort – the world’s leading biennial exhibition dedicated to residential and industrial installations, air-conditioning and renewable energy, enlivening the halls of Fiera Milano from 13th – 16th March 2018.

Pump Summit Düsseldorf Held as Part of Valve World Expo 2018
Pump Summit Düsseldorf, the international network meeting for pump specialists, will take place with an extended concept and in a new location – in Hall 5 of the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 27 to 29 November 2018.

Xylem Joins Water Industry Leaders and Policy Influencers at World Water Week 2017 to Advance Water and Wastewater Management Practices
Company will co-convene two workshops and continue its long-standing sponsorship of the Stockholm Water Prize and Stockholm Junior Water Prize.

ACHEMA 2018: Great Expectations for the World Forum of the Process Industries
Some 9 months before the start there are unmistakable signs that ACHEMA 2018 will be a crowd-puller. More than 2700 exhibitors from all around the globe have already booked a stand at this leading show for the process industries in Frankfurt am Main.

The International Symposium in Rottenburg: The Bitzer IRS Symposium
Recently the Bitzer International Refrigeration Se...Recently the Bitzer International Refrigeration Seminar (IRS) Symposium took place at the Schaufler Academy in Rottenburg, near Stuttgart, Germany. Professor Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, former director of the UNO centre for science and technology, gave a lecture about energy efficiency and the use of resources.


Financial News

Significant Increase in Major Orders for GEA in Second Quarter
In the second quarter of the year, GEA recorded significant year-on-year growth in major orders (volumes exceeding EUR 15 million) in the fields of e.g. dairy, beverage, and coffee projects.

GF: A Substantial Growth in Sales and Profit
Whilst continuing to invest for its future profitable growth, GF grew during the first half-year of 2017 by 7 Percent. All divisions substantially increased sales, most of all GF Piping Systems.

Contracts + Case Stories

Andritz to Supply Pump Turbines for the World’s Largest Pumped Storage Power Station
Andritz has received a contract from the state-owned Chinese energy utility company Fengning Pump Storage Co. Ltd., State Grid Xinyuan Co. Ltd. to supply two variable speed pump turbines for the new Fengning pumped storage power plant in Hebei Province, China.

Bahrain Petroleum Company Refinery Uses GE’s Mobile Water Solutions
According to the World Resources Institute, Bahrai...According to the World Resources Institute, Bahrain is one of the most water-stressed countries in the world and will continue to be through at least 2040.

Amarinth Secures Order from Zadoc
Amarinth, a leading company specialising in the de...Amarinth, a leading company specialising in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated equipment to the Oil & Gas, petrochemical, chemical, industrial and power markets, has secured an order from ZADCO for a super duplex API 610 OH3 pump, and utilising video conferencing significantly reduced project cost.

A Milestone for Hydropower: Successful Startup of Frades II
With its increasing use of solar and wind power, P...With its increasing use of solar and wind power, Portugal has for many years been focusing on the flexible and dynamic potential of pumped storage to stabilize electricity grids. In the north-west of the country, the new pumped storage plant Frades II has been in operation since April 2017.


Sulzer Awarded With Red Dot for High Quality Design
Sulzer’s Synconta lifting station received the dis...Sulzer’s Synconta lifting station received the distinctive Red Dot Award for outstanding design in competition with thousands of products from all over the world. The Synconta is a brand-new approach to industrial design for Sulzer, accomplished in cooperation with the Irish design and innovation consultancy Dolmen.


ViscoTec Opens a Branch in Pune, India
As a sales and service organization ViscoTec India...As a sales and service organization ViscoTec India is expected to foster proximity to the customers.

Dürr Ecoclean Changes into Ecoclean
The previous Dürr Ecoclean will present itself under its new name Ecoclean and with its new appearance for the first time at parts2clean 2017.

Atlas Copco Launches Power Technique Business Area
Atlas Copco has officially announced Power Techniq...Atlas Copco has officially announced Power Technique as the new name of its Construction Technique business area. Power Technique has been chosen as the name because power is recognised by customers as the integral characteristic of the core product categories in the portfolio – air, power (including light) and flow.

Review of the 70-year history of the Emile Egger Centrifugal Pump Factory
From potato flake to high-temperature pump.  ...From potato flake to high-temperature pump.

Xylem Selected to Provide Advanced UV Disinfection Technology to Support First UV Drinking Water Treatment Application in Florida
Xylem’s Wedeco UV technology to deliver safe, clean drinking water for 110,000 people in City of West Palm Beach.