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Technical News

New Updated Filter Range from Tapflo
Encouraged by the experience and positive customer...Encouraged by the experience and positive customer feedback after the introduction of the initial FTA series, Tapflo has decided to upgrade and expand its filters range. The project on improving the FTA series dates back to 2015, when first filters entered the market under the Tapflo brand name.

Simotics HV C Air-cooled: Innovative Cooling Concept for Greater Power Density
The Simotics HV C air-cooled range from Siemens co...The Simotics HV C air-cooled range from Siemens completes the Simotics HV C platform for compact high-voltage motors up to 3.2 megawatts (MW). The innovative cooling concept, involving a clever combination of fin and tube cooling, delivers improved temperature distribution in the motor, thus increasing the power density significantly.

Vertical Turbine Pumps Extend the Product Range
In mid-2018 the KSB Group extended its portfolio o...In mid-2018 the KSB Group extended its portfolio offered worldwide by adding a comprehensive programme of vertical turbine pumps. The so-called B Pumps are multistage vertical turbine pumps with a submerged hydraulic system.

Pfeiffer Vacuum Presents New Two-stage Rotary Vane Pump
With the new Pascal 2021 HW, Pfeiffer Vacuum prese...With the new Pascal 2021 HW, Pfeiffer Vacuum presents the two-stage rotary vane pump with the highest vapor capacity in its class. It is optimally suited for all applications where water vapor is expected, such as low temperature sterilization and drying.

Tapflo Announces New Plastic Centrifugal Pump for Aggressive Liquids Containing Solid Particles
New compact and reliable, mechanically sealed cent...New compact and reliable, mechanically sealed centrifugal pumps give the right solution for liquids containing solid particles. Since there are no metal parts on the liquid side, the pumps are ideal for chemicals transfer and circulation in surface treatment industry.

Suez´s Newest ZeeWeed 500 Membranes Bring Reliability and Flexibility to Small MBR Wastewater Treatment Plants
Suez introduced the expansion of its ZeeWeed 500 family of membranes to address the needs of smaller membrane bioreactor (MBR) plants. With the addition of two ZeeWeed 500 products, Suez is making this trusted, reinforced hollow-fiber ultrafiltration (UF) membrane available for all municipal, commercial and industrial applications at any flow range—from micro-sized to mega-sized wastewater treatment plants.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Blue Planet Berlin Water Dialogues: New Solutions for Urban Water Infrastructures
On 22 October 2018 more than 120 participants from...On 22 October 2018 more than 120 participants from the international water com-munity came together in the “Humboldt-Box” located in the heart of Berlin for this year’s BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues supported by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises.

Ebara Holds Pump Seminars in Vietnam
Ebara held pumps seminars on October 8 at pump fac...Ebara held pumps seminars on October 8 at pump factory of Ebara Vietnam Pump Company Limited, a group company of EBARA, in Hai Duong Province Vietnam. A total of 30 teachers and students attended from Thai Nguyen University of Technology.

The Conexo Day 2018 – An Expedition with a View to the Future
For the valve manufacturer GEMÜ, the 26th Septembe...For the valve manufacturer GEMÜ, the 26th September was marked by a very special slogan: "Not an all-inclusive package tour, but an expedition." Under this maxim and by means of exciting presentations and an active supporting programme, the participants of the first CONEXO day discovered ways to incorporate digitalisation into the processing industry and move forward into "Industry 4.0".

2019 AHR Expo Education Program Offers First-look at What’s Ahead in the Coming Year
The 2019 AHR Expo announced its full line-up for the 2019 Education Program, including more than 120 sessions of free seminars, professional certifications and continuing education courses.

Xylem CEO to Highlight Opportunity to Address Asia’s Water Challenges at WaterLinks Forum in Manila
Xylem President and CEO Patrick Decker will deliver a keynote address, highlighting the opportunities to leverage collaboration and technology to advance water and resource security in Asia, to industry colleagues and policymakers during the WaterLinks Forum, Manila, Philippines (25-27 September 2018).

IFAT India 2018 to Enter Sixth Round with New Forums, Topics and Partners
From October 15 to 17, 2018, IFAT India will open ...From October 15 to 17, 2018, IFAT India will open its doors for the sixth time already. The environmental sector will use the around 12,000 square meters of exhibition space of the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai to maintain and establish contacts to the Indian market.


Financial News

Franklin Electric Reports Record Third Quarter 2018 Sales and Earnings
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. reported third quarter 2018 GAAP fully diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.63, versus a GAAP fully diluted EPS in the third quarter 2017 of $0.52.

Contracts + Case Stories

Customized Pump Technology Enables Precision Silane Metering
How precisely silane can be metered during continu...How precisely silane can be metered during continuous plastics processing has a direct influence on the quality of the end product. This is why fast and precise control of the flow rate must always be guaranteed – even when different types of silane are being used for different products. LEWA GmbH has a customer that faced this very challenge.

Amarinth Secures Order of API 610 Pumps from Iraq
Amarinth has secured its first order from Iraq Gat...Amarinth has secured its first order from Iraq Gates Contracting Company for $410K of API 610 OH1 pumps on 22-weeks FCA delivery for the Rumaila oil field, Iraq.


Pump Industry Awards – Call for Nominations Now Open
For the past eighteen years, the Pump Industry Awards has been recognising the best performing companies, products and people for their achievements, developments and positive contributions within this important industry sector.


Almatec Announces Headquarters Relocation to Accommodate Company Growth
Almatec announced that it has moved into new corpo...Almatec announced that it has moved into new corporate headquarters located at Hochstraße 150-152 in Duisburg, Germany. The new headquarters will accommodate the growing business by providing roughly 70% more space, including a much larger manufacturing facility and a state-of-the-art ISO Class 7 cleanroom

Pfeiffer Vacuum Opens New Facility in Nashua, NH
Pfeiffer Vacuum, one of the world’s leading provid...Pfeiffer Vacuum, one of the world’s leading providers of high-tech vacuum solutions for the semiconductor, industrial, coating, analytical and R&D markets, opened up a new 27,000 square foot building in Nashua, NH, on October 25. This modern two-story construction will be the home of the North American headquarters for administration, sales, product management, marketing and customer care.

Metso to Increase Its Valve Production Capacity in China to Meet the Growing Global Demand
To respond to the growing global demand in the val...To respond to the growing global demand in the valve market, Metso has decided to invest in a new green-field valve technology center in Jiaxing, China. The new-build plant will strengthen Metso s valve and related products production capabilities and increase capacity for customers across various process industries, both in China and globally.

Pentair Releases 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report
Pentair announced the release of its 2017 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, highlighting corporate and community citizenship efforts including its continued commitment to sustainable products and solutions, operational excellence, employee engagement, community involvement and philanthropic giving, and governance.