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ITT Showcases Products at the Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition

Last month, ITT displayed its product offering for the oil and gas industry at the 12th Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition (MIOGE) in Russia, which hosted over 20,000 people.

KSB Supports BIOPROOF Project

KSB and nine other well-known companies have contributed their expertise to support the BIOPROOF project, which aims to supply high-quality technical rubbers to industry by utilizing plants or other recycled material as feedstock.

European Pump Market Report: 2012-2016 Industry Analysis and Forecast

TechNavio analysts forecast the pump market in Europe to reach US $15.54 billion by 2016.

Mark Sullivan Appointed Director of Education & Training at Pump Systems Matter

The Hydraulic Institute recently appointed Mark. J. Sullivan as the new Director or Education and Training for its 501(c)3 education/training affiliate, Pump Systems Matter (PSM). 

New Heat-Resistant Elastomer Feed Roller from Automatik Plastics Machinery

Automatik Plastics Machinery launches a new elastomer feed roller EL 24 with temperature resistance up to 170°C for pelletizing systems.

Clark Solutions' "Push Fit" Boxer Series S for Sampling Devices

Clark Solutions’ Boxer Series S is designed for use in sampling devices such as portable gas detectors and micro-fluidic dispensing systems and features a push/pull mounting bracket that allows for tool-free pump removal and replacement.

NOV Mono Opens New Oil & Gas Facility in UK

NOV Mono recently opened a new NOV Mono Oil and Gas facility in Southampton, UK, enabling the company to increase the strength of its offering to customers around the world.

Frost & Sullivan’s Value Added Services Increase Global Pump Services Market

Frost & Sullivan recent analysis finds that value added services and integrated solutions can boost the global pump services market.

Mouvex Unveils Improved A Series Disc Pumps

Last month, Mouvex announced that its A Series Eccentric Disc Pump is now designed to handle applications in chemical, oil, food, and gas markets.

DXP Enterprises Acquires Alaska Pump & Supply

On July 2, leading products and services distributor DXP Enterprises, Inc. completed its acquisition of Alaska Pump & Supply, Inc.

ITT Showcases Products at MIOGE

ITT displayed its portfolio of products and services for the oil and gas industry at the 12th biannual Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition (MIOGE).

Wilden Turbo-Flo Z Pumps Receive Mining Safety Certificate in China

PSG's Wilden Turbo-Flo Z air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps received the Safety Certificate Approval for Mining Products in China, clearing them to be used in mining operations in the country.

EBARA Promotes Richard Thompson to VP of Operations

EBARA Fluid Handling Division (FHD) has announced the appointment of Richard Thompson to Vice President, Operations. Mr. Thompson will oversee and provide leadership and direction to the operational and strategic initiatives of FHD and will continue to manage all customer related services as well as production and engineering.

PSG Neptune, Wilden Brand Pumps at Aquatech 2013

PSG showcased its products at Aquatech China 2013 in Shanghai in early July, winning second place for "Most Popular Pump Pruduct."

Ueli Thuerig Appointed President of Newly Created PSG Europe

Ueli Thuerig was named President of PSG Europe, created to support existing PSG operations in the region.

Grundfos and Peerless Pump Brand Celebrate Anniversaries

Earlier this month, Grundfos celebrated the 40th anniversary of its U.S. operations and the 90th anniversary of its Peerless Pumps brand at its new welcome and customer center in Indianapolis.

Ruhrpumpen Announces New Plant in Brazil

Ruhrpumpen, the global manufacturer of centrifugal pumps has announced the opening of their new 7,500 m2 plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Wilden Unveils Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System for AODD Pumps

Wilden premiered its new Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS) for use in Advanced Series bolted and Original Series clamped AODD pumps to address the growing demand for energy efficient solutions. 

KSB’s LUV Pump for Coal Fired, Solar, and Nuclear Power Plants

KSB has offered its LUV pump since 1955 as the power industry’s best-performing glandless boiler recirculation pump.

Sulzer Pumps Expands Operations in South Africa

A new sales and service center for Sulzer Pumps in Durban, South Africa is helping the company satisfy customer needs across Southern, Central, and Eastern Africa.

Wilden Unveils Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System for AODD Pumps

Wilden's new Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS) for air-operated double-diaphram pumps offers an energy efficient solution for a variety of industrial applications. 

Xylem Showcases Fire Pumps at NFPA 2013

Xylem highlighted its A-C Fire Pump brand products at NFPA 2013 last week, which include packaged systems and Series 1580 Vertical In-Line Pumps.

KSB at EMO Hannover 2013

This September 16 through 21, KSB Germany will display a selection of its comprehensive pump and valve range at EMO Hannover. 

Xylem Sponsors 2013 Bay State Children’s Water Festival

1,500 elementary school children in Massachusetts were able to learn about water and its importance in our world at the Bay State Children’s Water Festival on June 6 thanks to generous sponsorship by Xylem, Inc.

PumpScout Signs Price Pump Company

PumpScout.com now features Price centrifugal and air operated diaphragm pumps. PumpScout users can now search for Price Pumps and request quotes.

Xylem Acquires Pollmann Pumpen

Earlier this month, leading global water technology company Xylem Inc. announced its acquisition of dewatering technology and services company Pollmann Pumpen Ltd. for approximately $3 million.

Wilo Group Marks Third Year of Growth

The Wilo Group has reported exponentially increasing sales over the past three years; in 2012, the company reported worldwide sales growth of nearly 11 percent. 

Wilo Opens Distribution and Service Hub in Georgia

Wilo USA, a subsidiary of the Wilo Group, recently announced the opening of its new distribution and service facility in Thomasville, GA.

Gorman-Rupp Receives “E” Award for Export Expansion

On May 21, Gorman-Rupp received the President’s “E” Award, the highest recognition any U.S. Entity can achieve for their contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

Pumps & Systems Magazine Tours Manufacturing Facilities Around the World

Pumps & Systems magazine kickstarted its global tour of manufacturing facilities on April 9, 2013. Magazine team members will travel to select facilities throughout the year to bring readers information about the latest pump innovations.