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AchemAsia Braves Rough Economic Environment
The signs pointed to storms ahead, but AchemAsia travelled the rough economic seas safely: When the halls closed on Thursday, exhibitors and organizers left with a smile. 11,834 visitors found their way to China’s most international exhibition for the process industries, only slightly less than in 2013 when 12,470 were counted. This is especially remarkable because in the run-up to the event the number of exhibitors had dropped significantly, with especially Western firms hesitant about their current China engagement.

BPMA Launches 3-Day Electrical Competency Course
It is commonplace these days across many industries for companies to have radically streamlined their maintenance and technical workforce. This puts increased pressure on company managers to use non-electrical personnel for routine electrical duties.

Innovation, Integration and Internationalization are the Three Critical Success Factors for MCE 2016
160527_mce_smMore than 155,000 industry professionals. 8 per cent rise in international visitor figures compared to 2014 accounting for 25.2 per cent of the total number of overseas trade visitors (up 2.0 %).


50 years of IFAT
160525_Ifat_smIFAT, which takes place from May 30 to June 3, 2016 at the Messe München exhibition center, is celebrating its 50th birthday. It started out back in 1966, as the “International Trade Fair for Sewage Technology”. Taking part in that premiere were 147 exhibitors from nine countries, and 10,200 visitors from 40 countries—and the exhibition space was 18,000 square meters.

Thirst for pumps is unquenchable at Pump Summit Düsseldorf 2016
The market not yet saturated, consumers around the world keep on thirsting for more water and beer. Drinks companies manage to create appetite for more by creating new beverages. There is no question about it, the market is moving stronger than ever before. In any case, pump manufacturers have the right products to keep drinks flowing in streams and make sure everyone’s thirst is quenched.

Hydraulic Institute to Present at Pump Summit Americas 2016 Conference
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is pleased to announce its participation in the Pump Summit Americas Conference June 13th and 14th, 2016 in Houston, Texas. HI will be sharing its knowledge and perspective as the leading organization at several sessions during the conference. End-Users, Owners, Operators and pump industry professionals are all encouraged to attend.

IFAT India 2016 Promotes Young Talent
Fun and excitement—that´s the idea behind the new Active Learning Center at IFAT India, India´s leading trade fair for environmental technology. This year for the first time, there will be a special area dedicated to training, live demonstrations and skills contests, running for the entire period of the show.

BPMA Presents Seminar Paper at Utility Week Live
Steve Schofield, Director and CEO of the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) will be presenting a paper at this year’s Utility Week Live exhibition, running on 17 & 18 May at the NEC in Birmingham.

Conference Schedule Released for Pump Summit Americas
The conference schedule for the upcoming Pump Summit Americas has been released with a complete timetable of Plenary Presentations, Workshops, and Speakers’ Corner presentations.

Hydraulic Institute to Present Technical Session at the Njwea John J. Lagrosa 101st Annual Conference
The Hydraulic Institute will be presenting on Pumping Efficiency at the NJWEA John J. Lagrosa 101st Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlantic City,

Live Demonstrations During IFAT
In addition to the extensive supporting program taking place in the forums at IFAT, this year the show will also feature eight live demonstrations—four on water & sewage, and four on recycling & municipal technologies. IFAT 2016 takes place from May 30 to June 3 at the Messe München exhibition center.

The Hydraulic Institute 2016 Technical Meeting Begins June 27, 2016
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) will host its 2016 Technical Meeting at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 27-30.

AchemAsia is Close to 300 Exhibitors from 17 Countries
The countdown to the 10th AchemAsia is on: on 9 May, the doors to the most international of trade fairs in the process industry open in Beijing, China. Over 4 days, close to 300 exhibitors from 17 countries are presenting their products and technologies for apparatus and plant engineering, pharmaceutical and food process technologies, the chemical and petrochemical industry and laboratory and packaging technologies.

Entering the Final Round
Soon it will be time to take to the stage and announce: “The winner is….” The date when all will be revealed is May 29, at the ceremonial presentation of the GreenTec Awards in Munich, to mark the start of IFAT 2016. This event, the most important environmental technology trade show in the world, is coming up between May 30 and June 3, 2016 in Munich.

Hydraulic Institute Develops Two New Pump Systems Assessment Certification Programs to Ensure High Quality Pump Systems Audits
Building on its highly successful Pump System Optimization Education and Training Program that helps participants of different industries operate pump system more efficiency in achieving energy savings of 20% to 40%, the Hydraulic Institute is developing a broader Pump Systems Assessment Certification Program (PSAP) that will provide a method to assess the credentials and capabilities of individuals who do pump systems assessments and evaluations based on a rigorous testing protocol.

Mostra Convegno Expocomfort Asia 2016: The Gateway to the Growth Potential of Southeast Asia’s Building Market
The Mostra Covegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia exhibition will return for its second edition in Singapore from 7 to 9 September 2016 at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. A geo-clone of the highly established mother show in Milan, Italy, MCE Asia will be a comprehensive showcase of the best-in-class technologies and solutions spanning the four macro areas of Cooling, Water, Renewable Energy and Heating within the built environment.

Region´s Continuing Dynamism Celebrated as OTC Asia 2016 Comes to a Close
The Offshore Technology Conference Asia (OTC Asia) 2016 closed on a successful note, with over 20,000 industry executives and technical professionals from 70 countries having enjoyed a variety of high-level sessions, multi-stream technical programme and large exhibition. The event drew speakers from the highest echelons of government, operators, service providers, advisory and research firms and academia.

The Annual HVACR/PS Exhibition Makes its Comeback in 2016 as HVACR/PS Southeast Asia
Recent research conducted shows that Southeast Asia’s industrial sector is set to grow in the coming years. To capture these buoyant markets, HVACR/PS is expanding with a greater focus on Southeast Asia and as such, the exhibition has been renamed “HVACR/PS Southeast Asia”. The 2016 edition opens its doors once again to welcome the industrial community at the Jakarta International Expo, 23 - 25 November 2016.

Massachusetts DEP Initiates Statewide Pump System Optimization Training for Drinking Water and Wastewater Facilities
Massachusetts Department of Environment Protection (MassDEP) recently kicked off a Pump System Optimization Training Program in conjunction with the Hydraulic Institute (HI) to conduct pump system optimization and pumping energy assessments on both drinking water and wastewater facilities across the state.

IFAT s Traditionally Strong Supporting Program
160406_ifat_smMore than 3,000 exhibitors from more than 50 countries, some 135,000 expected visitors and 230,000 square meters of exhibition space: Those are the key figures for IFAT 2016, which takes place at the Messe München trade-fair center from May 30 to June 3. However, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management has so much more to offer than big numbers: It also features a first-rate supporting program with technical lectures, country and theme specials, panel discussions and exhibitor presentations.

Crane Pump & Systems Test Lab Facility Approved Through Hydraulic Institute’s Pump Test Lab Approval Program
The Hydraulic Institute introduces member company, Crane Pump & Systems, as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory approved through the HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program. The approved pump test lab is located at 430 3rd Street, Piqua, OH.  

IER Services to Host Pump Systems and Variable Frequency Drives Optimization Course to Assist Customers in Identifying Opportunities for Greatest Pump Improvements
Industrial Electromechanical Repair Services (IER), in conjunction with WEG Electric Corporation, will conduct a full-day Pump Systems Optimization (PSO) course with the Hydraulic Institute (HI) on April 15, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.

Istanbul to be the new venue for IFAT Eurasia
In 2015 IFAT Eurasia celebrated its premiere in Ankara. For its next edition, this Turkish version of IFAT, the world´s leading trade fair for environmental technologies, is now moving to Istanbul. Between February 16 and 18, 2017, the Istanbul Expo Center (IFM) will for the first time be the showplace for products and solutions specifically tailored to the environmental market in Eurasia.

Algerian Energy Minister Opens NAPEC
160317_algeria_smThe 6th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conferences (NAPEC) began in Algiers with 25,000 visitors and 400 exhibitors from 30 countries expected to attend and contribute.

OTC Asia Showcases Region´s Achievements And Aspiration
The biennial Offshore Technology Conference Asia (OTC Asia) 2016 will be opening in just under three weeks at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At a briefing held earlier today, it showcased the progressive and comprehensive conference program that reflects the theme – "Excellence in Asia".

Flowserve Corporation Test Lab Facility Approved through Hydraulic Institute’s Pump Test Lab Approval Program
The Hydraulic Institute introduces member company, Flowserve Corporation, as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory approved through the HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program. The approved pump test lab is located at 5310 Taneytown Pike Taneytown, MD 21787.

HI Offers Webinar on Effective Pump Intake Design
The Hydraulic Institute will be offering a 4 part webinar series on Effective Pump Intake Design and Troubleshooting Problem Intakes. The first session will be launching Thursday March 3rd.

Optimized Membrane Filtration and New Ideas for Sludge
Economic necessities and new legal regulations are dictating the course in the international water and sewage industry. IFAT shows how the environmental technology sector is reacting to the latest challenges. The world s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management will take place in Munich from May 30 until June 3, 2016. An initial insight into the expected innovations is given below. 

OTC Asia 2016 Spotlight on New Technology Award Recipients Announced
Technological advancement is crucial to ensure offshore exploration is optimised. Regional industry players are still announcing new offshore discoveries and inking new drilling contracts to manage production and assets effectively.

IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa Renamed IFAT Africa
In September 2015 IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa, which took place in Johannesburg, celebrated an extremely successful premiere.  

Armstrong Introduces New Energy-Savings Horizontal End Suction Pumps Featuring Integrated Controls
Armstrong Fluid Technology announces the introduction of two new series of Horizontal End Suction Design Envelope (DE) Pumps featuring Sensorless integrated controls for greater energy savings.

The Global Oil and Gas Industry Now and in the Future
The current crisis in the global oil price, prospects for a sustainable energy future and Algeria’s role as a potential energy partner to both Africa and Europe will all be up for discussion at the 6th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conferences (NAPEC) in Algiers in March.

HomeSeal Duct Sealing Technology from Aeroseal Named 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards Product of the Year
On Monday, the 2016 Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) opened its doors to thousands of HVACR professionals seeking the industry’s latest and most cutting-edge developments.

Reliable Plant Conference and Exhibition to be Held in Louisville
Machinery lubrication, oil analysis and reliability industry professionals from around the world will gather in Louisville April 5-7, 2016, for the 17th annual Reliable Plant Conference & Exhibition at the Kentucky International Convention Center. The premier industry event has grown significantly over the past 16 years, and more than 1,000 attendees are expected this year.

Hydraulic Institute Offers NPSH Webinar
The Hydraulic Institute will be offering a webinar on Rotodynamic Pumps: A Guideline for NPSH Margin on Tuesday, February 9th from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.

Hydraulic Institute 2016 Annual Conference Begins February 11, 2016
HI will host its 2016 Annual Conference at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, AZ, February 11-15, 2016.

Strong Technical Program at the Core of OTC Asia 2016
The Offshore Technology Conference Asia (OTC Asia) 2016 will be held for the second time from 22-25 March 2016 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Hydraulic Institute Supports the Pump Industry as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Issues Final Rules on Test Procedures and Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial and Industrial Pumps
The Hydraulic Institute announces the release of two final rules (1) The Energy Conservation Standard and (2) The Test Procedure for Commercial and Industrial Pumps by the United States Department of Energy (DOE).

2016 AHR Expo Education Program to Include Free Seminars, New Product Spotlights, ASHRAE Learning Institute Courses, Certification Exams and More
The 2016 Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), to be held January 25 to 27 in Orlando, will offer a myriad of educational opportunities to further enhance the value of Show attendance.

Hydraulic Institute Sponsors First Series of Successful Penn State University Engineering Capstone Projects with Members
160108_hi_smThe Hydraulic Institute (HI), along with member companies KCF Technologies, Engineered Software, Flowserve and NIDEC, sponsored a series of Penn State University Capstone Projects that challenged college engineering students to field solutions on complex pump engineering projects.


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