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Xylem Launches Enhanced Flygt 4460 Submersible Biogas Mixer
Xylem has unveiled its newly enhanced Flygt 4460 m...Xylem has unveiled its newly enhanced Flygt 4460 mid-sized biogas mixer. Designed in response to specific customer needs, the new submersible mixer delivers greater reliability and mixing efficiency, and has been expertly designed for easy installation in biogas digester tanks, supporting the process of turning wastes into renewable energy resources.

Tusrumi Launches New Water Pumps
No two construction projects are the same, which a...No two construction projects are the same, which also applies to the dewatering systems. Two new pumps by pump manufacturer Tsurumi will be presented for the first time at the Bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Exhibitions + Conferences

International Rotating Equipment Conference 2019: Registration Possible
Registration for the International Rotating Equipment Conference 2019 from 24 to 25 September 2019 has begun.

Visitor Registration for IFAT Eurasia 2019 Now Open
The countdown’s on: only two months left until IFA...The countdown’s on: only two months left until IFAT Eurasia 2019—Eurasia’s leading environmental technology trade show—will open its doors in Turkey from March 28 to 30. Visitors can now register online for the event to meet market leaders such as Dikkaya, Putzmeister, Standart Pompa, Tomra or Wilo at Istanbul Expo Center (IFM).

2019 AHR Expo Showcases Excitement for HVACR, Global Market Expansion
The 2019 AHR Expo returned to Atlanta for the first time since 2001 and by all accounts the Show delivered. This year the Show floor exhibited 1,824 companies from across the entire industry, including 497 international exhibitors, bringing together the best in technology and product advancement. Throughout the three-day Show there was palpable energy felt for the future of HVACR among attendees and exhibitors alike.


Parker Elects Goodyear Executive Laura Thompson to its Board of Directors
Parker Hannifin Corporation announced the election of Laura K. Thompson to its Board of Directors, effective January 23, 2019.


Financial News

Oil Refining Pump Sales Increasing in Multiphase or Tri-Phase Pumping Application
The global demand for oil refining pumps is expected to surpass 3 million tons by 2019 end, according to a latest Fact.MR report on oil refining pumps market. Rising oil and gas production, and increase in petroleum-based power generation are driving oil refining pumps demand.

Rotary Pumps Market Will Surpass US$ 4.4 Billion in 2018
Fact.MR’s latest study on rotary pumps market projects bullish growth for the market. The study finds a significant rise in adoption of rotary pumps in a wide range of industrial sectors including oil & gas, water & wastewater, mining, and power generation. On account of widening applications, the rotary pumps market is likely to witness 3.3% in 2018 to exceed US$ 4.4 billion.

Power Generation Pumps Market has 80% Concentration of Centrifugal Pumps
The power generation pumps market is likely to witness steady growth, with global demand expected to exceed 4,000,000 units by the end of 2018. The growth of the market is influenced by rising energy demand, especially in the developing regions. Integration of new technologies including sensors to monitor different parameters in the power generation pumps is also on a rise.

Acquisitions + Mergers

Pentair Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Pelican Water Systems
Pentair announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pelican Water Systems for $120 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments. Pelican Water Systems provides residential whole home water treatment systems.

Contracts + Case Stories

Combination of Macerator and Rotary Lobe Pump from Netzsch Enables Efficient Collagen Production
Fish is not just one of the staple foods in all th...Fish is not just one of the staple foods in all the world s coastal regions, its high-quality constituents – from omega 3 fatty acids to iodine – mean it is also becoming a significant component of a healthy diet worldwide. On the other hand, most of the residues are disposed of or processed into cheap animal feed, although the skins do for instance contain valuable proteins.

Toxic Fluid Handling at Offshore Pump Facilities
In addition to contamination caused by sand and wa...In addition to contamination caused by sand and water deposits, crude oils and natural gases contain numerous non-marketable – and therefore unwanted – components such as hydrogen sulfide and chlorine. Breaking down these components and processing them further is not economically viable.

Voith Wins Order for Small Hydropower Plant in Macedonia
Technology group Voith has won an order for the ma...Technology group Voith has won an order for the manufacture, supply and commissioning of two StreamDivers for the small hydropower plant Gradiste in Macedonia. The company will also supervise installation and supply the gate valves.


Gemü Honoured as Global Market Leader for 2018
The Ingelfingen-based specialist in valves has been awarded the title of "Global Market Leader" for yet another year, earning the distinction for 2018 as part of the global market leader index of the University of St. Gallen and the Academy of German Global Market Leaders.


Franklin Electric Celebrates 75 Years of Moving Forward
Franklin Electric is proud to announce 2019 as the...Franklin Electric is proud to announce 2019 as the company’s 75-year anniversary. A lot has changed at Franklin Electric since E.J. (Ed) Schaefer and T.W. (Wayne) Kehoe founded the company in 1944 in Bluffton, Indiana (USA).

Grundfos Honoured As Top Best Supplier by Taiwan’s M-Team for Third Consecutive Year
Grundfos Taiwan has been named by the Taiwan Machi...Grundfos Taiwan has been named by the Taiwan Machine Tool Manufacturers Alliance, or M-Team, as ‘Top Best Supplier’ for the third year running, the highest accolade recognising exceptional performance and industrial excellence amongst its members from the machine tools industry.

Safe Water Project Will Benefit Over 5,000 Children in Bangalore, India
Xylem announced that the Safe Water project it is supporting in Bangalore, India, garnered more than 450,000 votes from players, partners and football fans around the world – earning top ranking in Cityzens Giving’s fifth annual campaign.

Wilo Opens New Facility in Dubai
Following a year-long construction period, the Wil...Following a year-long construction period, the Wilo Group is celebrating the official opening of its new facility in Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Zone), Dubai.

Metso Celebrates Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Valve Technology Center in China
Metso announced on October 26, 2018 its decision t...Metso announced on October 26, 2018 its decision to invest in a new greenfield valve technology center in Jiaxing, China. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new plant took place on January 9, 2019. The new technology center will start operations in spring 2020 and will serve the local and global markets.

Ebara Donates Pumps to Yangon Technological University in Myanmar
Ebara Corporation donated pumps to Yangon Technolo...Ebara Corporation donated pumps to Yangon Technological University in Myanmar on December 5 as part of its international cooperation activities through technical guidance. The objective is to deepen their understanding of pump structure, learn how to control them, and so on by experiencing real pumps during the classes.