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DXP Enterprises to buy B27 LLC
DXP Enterprises Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire pump distributor and remanufacturer B27 LLC in a US$285 million deal.

World Pumps' Top-3 from last week
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Goulds Pumps kicks off 3rd annual World of Pumps Quiz
Goulds Pumps’ third annual World of Pumps Quiz is underway, running for 20 weeks until midnight on 30 March 2014.

Andritz to provide pumps for Chinese offshore drilling platforms
Andritz has secured an order from two Chinese shipyards - Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, Shanghai, and China Merchants Heavy Industry, Shenzhen - to supply 12 submersible motor pumps for use on jack-up rigs.

Hydraulic Institute 2014 Annual Meeting: Registration now open
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) will host its 2014 Annual Meeting at the Wigwam in Litchfield Park, Arizona from 6-11 February 2014.

November's top 3 business news stories - Sulzer, SPX, ClydeUnion and SPP
The following business stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

Amarinth wins multiple pump orders from Statoil
Amarinth has secured three new pump orders this year from Statoil for projects in the North Sea.

Flowrox launches industrial valve
PVG Valve PVG offers 'exceptional fluid control performance'.

Women’s Forum of New York recognises ITT for female board representation
ITT Corp has been named a Corporate Champion by the Women’s Forum of New York in recognition of the pump company’s strong female representation on its board of directors.

SPX wins US$22mn ClydeUnion pump order for North Sea project
SPX Corp has secured a US$22 million contract to provide ClydeUnion oil well production pumps for EnQuest’s Kraken Field in the North Sea.

SPP pledges to double its market presence in next ten years
India's Kirloskar and UK's SPP Pumps celebrate decade of partnership.

SERO PumpSystems expands in Asia with new Singapore subsidiary
Germany’s SERO PumpSystems GmbH has opened a new subsidiary in Singapore.

Sulzer unveils new operational structure
Sulzer is changing its organizational structure, creating a new Services division and a Water business unit.

Dover seals Finder acquisition
Dover Corp has completed its acquisition of Italian pump manufacturer Finder Pompe SpA in a deal valued at US$145 million.

Hayward Tyler wins further energy contracts in October
Hayward Tyler Group plc secured a series of contracts in the conventional and nuclear energy markets in the US, China and Philippines during October 2013.

Weir expands in Malaysia
The Weir Group plc will invest more than £70 million over the next three years in a major expansion of its operations in Malaysia.

New blogs from Russia
World Pumps blogs from Russia are regularly posted on the website.

DESMI expands in Chesapeake
DESMI Inc has invested US$1.9 million in an expansion of its assembly and manufacturing operation in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA.

Schlumberger to supply ESPs for Indian wells
Schlumberger Artificial Lift has won a US$15 million electric submersible pump (ESP) contract from Cairn India Ltd.

Amarinth wins further pump order in Iraq
Centrifugal pump specialist Amarinth is to supply a further eight API 610 OH2 A-Series pumps to the Zubair Initial Production Facility in Iraq.

Plant supplies 92 pumps to REPSOL for giant Spanish refinery
Ruhrpumpen's Tulsa, US facility responded to Cartagena Industrial Refinery expansion

Ruhrpumpen supplies turbo pumps for Iraqi pipeline
Ruhrpumpen has delivered two turbo pumps for a crude oil pumping station in Habaniya, Iraq.

SPP Pumps partners with SKF Bearings
SPP Pumps has entered into a global strategic partnership with SKF Bearings, which will see all five of the pump company’s UK Service Centres receive official certification as an SKF Certified Rebuilder of Pumps.

ITT’s new South Korean plant will build and test Goulds pumps
ITT Corp has officially opened a new US$34 million pump manufacturing facility in Chungcheongbuk-do county in South Korea.

Latest blog posts from Russia
Russia's largest oil producer goes public and survery recognises Hermetic_Pumpen are best manufacturer of oil pumps in Russia

Close Coupled Process pump series launched
Sulzer promises means low life cycle costs and lighter environmental footprint from AHLSTAR range

Flowrox opens Russian subsidiary
Finnish valve and pump company Flowrox Group has set up a subsidiary in Moscow, Russia - Flowrox LLC.

Latest White Paper Download: Using LEAN techniques to cut VOC emissions
This white paper from Kimberly-Clark looks at how organisations can adopt ‘Lean’ systems to get to grips with the problem of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions reduction.

Management changes at NOV Mono
NOV Mono group managing director Paul Naylon is leaving the company after 26 years for new challenges outside the pump industry.

Flowserve multiphase pump package selected for Mumbai High oilfield
Flowserve Corp is to supply an advanced design multiphase pump package for Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd’s (ONGC) HZ platform located off the coast of Mumbai, India.

Equity fund invests in Hayward Gordon
Growth equity fund Element Partners has completed a significant investment in Canada's Hayward Gordon.

Amarinth appoints Middle East sales manager
To better serve its growing client base in the Middle East, Amarinth has appointed Tarek Helamieh as territory sales manager.

Hayward Tyler signs marketing and aftermarket initiative with Eureka Pumps
Hayward Tyler Group plc has entered into a strategic initiative with Norwegian pump supplier Eureka Pumps AS to jointly market combined submersible pump and motor solutions up to 2MW for the offshore oil and gas exploration market.

SPX brand pump saves costs
The ClydeUnion Pumps Hydraulic Submersible Pump (HSP), an SPX brand has typically around three times the life of an electric equivalent.

BakerCorp appoints new president and CEO
Pump and filtration rental firm BakerCorp International Inc has named Robert Craycraft as its new president and CEO.

August’s top 3 business news stories - Gardner Denver, China and ClydeUnion
The following business stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

Leadership changes at SPX Flow Technology
SPX Flow Technology segment president Don Canterna has retired due to a medical disability.

Hydrasun announced Middle East expansion
Hydrasun has announced the launch of a new company and associated office and workshop facilities in the Middle East.

Dover to buy Italy’s Finder pump group
Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Italy’s Finder SpA.

Netzsch Pumps North America appoints midstream specialist
Progressing cavity pump provider Netzsch Pumps North America LLC has named Jeff Morgan as the midstream oil and gas specialist with responsibility for the Rocky Mountain and the Bakken territories.

Sulzer provides 42 pumps for FPSO vessels in Brazil
Sulzer Pumps will supply 42 pumps for installation on two Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels that will operate in the Pre Salt Iracema cluster areas of the Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sulzer supplies high performance pumps for Australian FPSO vessel
Sulzer Pumps will provide 69 pumps to Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering for installation on a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia.

SPX wins North Sea ClydeUnion pump orders worth US$40mn
SPX Corp’s Flow Technology segment has won two contracts, together worth US$40 million, to supply ClydeUnion-branded pumps for two offshore oil production platforms being built in the North Sea.

Weir Minerals Canada invests in new Fort McMurray facility
Weir Minerals Canada’s Fort McMurray service and distribution operation has been relocated to a new facility in the MacKenzie Industrial Park.

KKR seals Gardner Denver acquisition
Investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Gardner Denver Inc for approximately US$3.9 billion, including the assumption of debt.

July’s top 3 business news stories - Wilo, Xylem and GE
The following business stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

Colfax appoints new strategy and business development EVP
Colfax Corp has promoted Daniel Pryor to executive vice president of Strategy and Business Development.

HMS to provide pumps for Zapolarye–Purpe pipeline
Russia’s HMS Group is to produce and deliver eight trunk pipeline pump units for two pump stations for Transneft’s Zapolarye–Purpe oil pipeline under a contract worth US$47 million.

Amarinth wins efficiency award
Amarinth awarded Technology Strategy Board grant to develop energy efficient centrifugal molten sulphur pump

Screw pump from Colfax Fluid Handling
Colfax Fluid Handling has begun deliveries of a new screw pump for lubricating liquids

Busch celebrates ‘50 up’ in style
Vacuum pump, blower and vacuum systems manufacturer Busch celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

Schlumberger to supply 200 ESPs to Oman
Schlumberger Artificial Lift has been awarded a US$40 million performance-based contract in Oman by Daleel Petroleum Co to supply, install, commission and manage about 200 electric submersible pump systems.

Russia aims to adopt European standards of energy efficiency
Russian Pump Manufacturers Association (RPMA) has developed two draft standards of pumps energy efficiency.

Gardner Denver shareholders approve KKR merger
Gardner Denver Inc shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed definitive merger agreement with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP (KKR).

7 Principles of Lean Supplies
How could your company change its approach and become a more efficient workplace?

NOV Mono opens new UK office to serve oil & gas industry
Progressing cavity pump manufacturer NOV Mono has set up a new oil and gas office in the UK.

New director of education and training at Pump Systems Matter
The Hydraulic Institute has appointed Mark Sullivan as its new director of education and training.

Clark Solutions Boxer Series S gas diaphragm pumps
Boxer Series S Diaphragm Pump 'push/pull' mounting bracket allows tool-free pump removal/replacement

GE seals Lufkin Industries acquisition
GE Oil & Gas has completed its acquisition of Lufkin Industries Inc, a provider of artificial lift technologies for the oil & gas industry and a manufacturer of industrial gears in a deal valued at US$3.3 billion.

DXP Enterprises acquires Alaskan pump distributor
DXP Enterprises Inc has acquired Alaska Pump & Supply Inc, a distributor of pump products, process equipment and services for commercial, municipal and industrial applications within Alaska, USA.

June’s Top 3 business news stories
The following business stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

ClydeUnion to supply seawater lift pumps for North Sea FPSO
ClydeUnion Pumps has secured an order from China’s COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co Ltd to supply four submersible motor driven seawater lift pumps for a North Sea floating, production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO).

MZT Pumpi delivers centrifugal pumps to Germany
Macedonia’s MZT Pumpi has manufactured and installed fully equipped self-priming multistage centrifugal BCP pumps with explosion proof motors for the German energy and environmental engineering company EEE Anlagenbau GmbH.

Southwest Engineers participates in North Dakota fracking project
Southwest Engineers Inc is working with Earthwater Resources Inc on a major project in the Bakken Shale oil and gas zone in North Dakota, USA.

Sundyne’s ZeroLoss containment shell hits 100
Sundyne has shipped its 100th sealless magnetic drive pump featuring the recently introduced ZeroLoss containment shell.

May’s Top 3 business news stories
The following businees stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

Amarinth wins first order in Korea from Hyundai Heavy Industries
Amarinth has secured its first order in Korea from Hyundai Heavy Industries for API 610 VS4 vertical sump pumps.

National Oilwell Varco integrates Robbins & Myers
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has placed many of the recently acquired Robbins & Myers industrial products within its Houston-based NOV Mono division.

Hayward Tyler upgrades Luton plant
Hayward Tyler Group plc has invested more than £1 million in new equipment at its design and manufacturing facility in Luton, UK.

Russian report
Vladislav Vorotnikov continues his regular report from Russia

John Crane relocates HQ to downtown Chicago
John Crane has moved its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago, from Morton Grove, Illinois.

OTW introduces high production honing machine
Ohio Tool Works (OTW), a manufacturer of honing machines, tooling and abrasives launches the OTW Twin-Spindle 5000 honing machine

Layne Christensen launches water transfer business
Water management company Layne Christensen Co has launched a water transfer business within its Layne Energy Services Division.

Grundfos expands in Colombia
Grundfos has opened a new company in Bogotá, Colombia.

Blackmer XL/HXL series for oil transfer
Blackmer XL/HXL Series pumps are designed to handle both normal and high-volume processing and filling tasks

RSP to supply API screw pumps
Huangshan announces that it has the capacity to manufacture API 676 screw pumps

MZT Pumpi delivers to oil & gas company
MZT Pumpi delivers self-priming multistage centrifugal petrol transfer pumps to the oil & gas company Naftachem doo Novi Sad

Innovative IMTEX valve position sensors
Valve position sensors alert operators to potential problems

Pump Solutions Group acquires Australia’s Ebsray Pumps
Pump Solutions Group (PSG) has bought Ebsray Pumps Pty Ltd, the Brookvale, Australia-based manufacturer of positive displacement and regenerative turbine pumps including sliding vane and gear.

Weir partners with US oil & gas equipment distributor
The Weir Group plc has entered into a strategic alliance with Energy Products Inc (EPI), expanding the supply of Weir pressure pumping aftermarket products and services to the North American unconventional oil & gas markets.

Sulzer supplies pumps for new FPSO vessel in Brazil
Sulzer Pumps will supply three water injection pump packages and topside API 610 process pumps for installation on a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel that Petrobras will operate in the Iracema Norte area off the coast of Brazil.

April’s Top 3 business news stories
The following businees stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

Scot Smith named as new Sulzer Pumps president
The Sulzer board of directors has appointed Scot Smith as the new division president of Sulzer Pumps from 15 May 2013.

GE to pay US$3.3bn for Lufkin Industries
GE is to acquire artificial lift technology specialist Lufkin Industries Inc in a deal valued at approximately US$3.3 billion.

Hydraulic Institute names 2013 board
Dean Douglas, president of Dover Pump Solutions Group, will remain as chairman of the Hydraulic Institute board in 2013, with Dennis Wierzbicki, general manager of Grundfos USA, continuing as president.

CILS High-strength labels’for failsafe identification
CILS-91000TK high-performance, computer printable hose & pipe markers

Ruhrpumpen model set up to DIN compliance
Ruhrpumpen introduces new DIN-compliant pump

Blog from Russia
World Pumps welcomes Vladislave Vorotnikov who will be providing regular comment on the Russian pump industry.

Hermetic liquid ring vacuum pumps
Hermetic-Pumpen GmbH supplies liquid ring vacuum pumps in metallic special materials

Ruhrpumpen opens new manufacturing plant in Argentina
Ruhrpumpen Argentina has moved to a new larger manufacturing facility in Buenos Aires.

2013 Pump Industry Awards – The Winners
Excellence in the pump and pump-related product industries has been recognised and rewarded by the 10th Anniversary Pump Industry Awards.

John Crane secures 5-year framework agreement with Shell
John Crane has won a five-year Enterprise Framework Agreement (EFA) to supply products and services for Shell’s upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas operations worldwide.

KKR to acquire Gardner Denver
Gardner Denver Inc has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP (KKR) in a US$3.9 billion deal.

Amarinth supplies API 610 pumps for Kebabangan field in Malaysia
Amarinth has delivered four API 610 OH2 pumps with Plan 53B seal support systems to ProSep in Malaysia under a US$0.5 million order on a tight 26 week deadline.

Sulzer to supply firefighting pump packages for FPSOs in Brazil
Sulzer Pumps is to provide 12 containerised diesel-engine hydraulic driven firewater pump packages for installation on four floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels in Brazil.

Change of name for Hayward Tyler parent company
Specialist Energy Group plc, the AIM-listed specialist engineering group whose main operating business is Hayward Tyler Group Ltd, has changed its name to Hayward Tyler Group plc.

Power Zone Equipment ships 5 pump packages to Colombia
During 2012, Colorado-based pump distributor and rebuilder Power Zone Equipment Inc (PZE) delivered five pump packages to Panthers Machinery Inc in Colombia.

Colfax to supply Allweiler pumps for Saudi power plant
Colfax Fluid Handling is to provide 21 Allweiler screw pumps for a gas turbine power plant in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.

January’s Top 3 business news stories
The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.

Neptune Solar D series launched
Neptune™ Solar D™ series chemical injection pump set to deliver precise injection rates in remote oil & gas applications

Changes at Torishima Malaysia
Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd’s shares in its joint venture company Torishima Malaysia Sdn Bhd have been acquired by Smitech Holdings Pte Ltd.

Hayward Tyler delivers 10% increase in 2012 order intake
Hayward Tyler Group Ltd’s order intake reached £34.5 million in 2012, almost 10% up on 2011.

Bookings up at Flowserve
Flowserve has announced full year 2012 bookings of approximately US$4.7 billion, a 1.1% increase on 2011.

Sykes Pumps medium head pump
Sykes Pumps launches silenced MH150/100 Super Wispaset

Power Zone Equipment now employee owned
Colorado-based pump distributor Power Zone Equipment Inc is now an employee owned company following its sale to the Power Zone Equipment Inc Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

David Brown opens Kentucky service centre
Gearing manufacturer David Brown opens a service centre in Debord, Kentucky, USA

Gabelli Pump, Valve, & Energy Infrastructure Conference
Research and brokerage firm Gabelli & Co will host its 23rd Annual Pump, Valve, & Energy Infrastructure Conference on 28 February 2013 in New York.

Franklin Electric wins first orders for new artificial lift products
Franklin Electric has received two significant orders for its recently launched artificial lift pumping solutions.

2012's Top 10 business news stories
The following business stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website during 2012.

Amarinth to supply pumps to Iraq
Centrifugal pump manufacturer Amarinth has won its first order in Iraq.

December’s Top 3 business news stories
The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last month.








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