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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. 

Dover’s Pump Solutions Group to Acquire Finder Group

Dover’s Pump Solutions Group announced its acquisition of Finder, strengthening PSG’s position in the energy market and increasing its global footprint.

Xylem Introduces New UV Disinfection Systems for the Aquaculture Industry

Xylem recently introduced its new closed-vessel WEDECO BX and Quadron series UV systems, designed to deactivate fish pathogens in tank-based aquaculture. 

Pentair Ranks on Forbes 2013 “Top 100 Most Innovative Companies”

Pentair Ltd. has been named to Forbes’ 2013 top 100 list of “The Wold’s Most Innovative Companies" for the first time. 

Mouvex Unveils SLS4 and SLS8 Seal-less Drive Eccentric Disc Pumps

Early this month, Mouvex launched its new SLS4 and SLS8 Seal-less Drive Eccentric Pumps for hygienic applications.

VerderFlex Peristaltic Pumps for Dosing Applications

Verderflex Dura Peristaltic hose pumps are ideal for dosing polymers in industrial applications. 

Weir Minerals Unveils New High-Lift Dewatering Pump

Weir Minerals recently launched the latest edition in its range of Warman centrifugal pumps to the European market for dewatering applications.

Sweden’s Largest UV Disinfection Facility Equipped by Xylem Systems

In response to a potential 25 percent increase in water volume due to future population growth, Sweden recently awarded Xylem a contract to supply ultraviolet (UV) drinking water treatment systems to its current facility in southern Sweden.

Pentair Nanofiltration Technology for Drinking Water Filtration

Pentair's hollow fiber nanofiltration technology provides municipalities with a new alternative to wastewater treatment.

New Pioneer Pump Facility Opens in Australia

Pioneer Pump recently opened a new 2000 square meter facility in Victoria, Australia, where it will manufacture, sell, and service diesel and electric driven pump packages.

Frost & Sullivan Report Finds Steady Demand for Sanitary Pumps in North America

Recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan’s research on the “North American Pump Market for Sanitary Applications” revealed that the market earned more than $1 billion revenue in 2012 and forecasts it to reach $1.35 billion by 2018.

Gardner Denver Shareholders Approve Acquisition by KKR

Earlier this month, Gardner Denver shareholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed merger agreement with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR), valued at  $3.9 billion.

Maag Adds New High-End Control System

Maag Pump Systems unveils maax® 400S, an automation solution targeted at co-extrusion lines to join the company’s well established maax® 100S and 600S models.

Automatik Plastics Machinery Features its DURO 2000 Belt Dryer

Automatik Plastics Machinery to display its DURO 2000 belt dryer for profitable drying of sensitive compounds at the K show.

Maag Introduces a Compact Screen Changer

Maag Filtration launches an innovative screen changer with up to four times more filter area than conventional systems.

Clyde Union Pumps Hopeful for Future

Clyde Union currently operates as part of SPX’s flow technology business. In the year following its 2011 acquisition, the company struggled to achieve high operating performance and profit. This outcome is changing due to recent restructuring and job cuts

Wilo Polska Opens New Facility in Poland

On June 20, Wilo Polska opened a new office and warehouse facility in Lesznowola, Poland –an investment worth PLN 20 million.