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Blackmer introduces NPH and XH Series sliding vane pumps
Blackmer has added the NPH and XH Series sliding vane pump models – with 180-degree porting – to its NP and X Series product families.

Alfa Laval awarded SEK100m pumping systems order from Maersk Oil
Peter Reynolds, managing director of Grundfos Pumps Ltd, is the new president of the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA).

BPMA appoints new president
Peter Reynolds, managing director of Grundfos Pumps Ltd, is the new president of the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA).

PG Flow Solutions and Calder win Johan Sverdrup contracts
PG Flow Solutions AS and its recently acquired subsidiary Calder Ltd have both secured contracts for Statoil’s Johan Sverdrup project in the North Sea.

Wanner introduces Hydra-Cell P200 Pump with gearbox reducers
The new P200 Hydra-Cell Metering Solutions pumps feature gearbox reducers with ratios from 60:1 to 5:1, for accuracy at a wide range of flows, pressures and pump speeds.

KEPL wins quality control award
Pune, India-headquartered Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL) has won a Silver Star Illumination Award at the International Convention on Quality Control Circle (ICQCC) 2015 in South Korea.

Renova’s mandatory offer to Sulzer shareholders wins antitrust approval
Antitrust authorities in South Africa, the US, the Russian Federation and Germany have approved the mandatory offer that Renova submitted to Sulzer AG shareholders in August 2015.

November’s most popular news stories on
Atlas Copco's acquisition of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and Sulzer's Brookshire plant closure and new CEO were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in November.

Final call for Pump Industry Awards nominations 2016!
Nominations for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards must be made by 1 December 2015.

US Department of Justice clears Schlumberger-Cameron merger
The US Department of Justice has cleared the proposed US$14.8 billion merger of Schlumberger Ltd and Cameron International Corp without any conditions.

Pump Industry Awards 2016: Deadline for nominations 1 December
The deadline for nominations for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards is 1 December.

Amarinth supplies bespoke pump for Sonatrach refinery in Algeria
Amarinth has delivered a bespoke 2.8m vertical hydrocarbon condensate pump to a Sonatrach refinery in Algeria as a direct plug-and-play replacement for an existing unreliable pump.

Sulzer appoints new CEO
Sulzer has named Gregoire Poux-Guillaume as its new CEO from 1 December 2015.

SPX Flow centrifugal pumps designed for offshore applications
SPX FLOW's Johnson Pump brand modular centrifugal pumps are designed for high reliability in oil, chemical and supply vessel applications.

Standard Alloys expands engineering facilities in Texas
Standard Alloys Inc, a KSB company, has opened a new 15 000 sq ft workshop in Deer Park, Texas, USA to serve customers in the Houston area.

CURFLO moves into new facility in Houston
Curflo, a manufacturer of fluid processing pumps, parts and components, has relocated to a new 32 000 sq ft facility in Houston, Texas that will serve as the company’s worldwide headquarters.

Alfa Laval names new president and CEO
Lars Renström is to retire next year from his position as president and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.

Gardner Denver inaugurates new repair centre in Texas
Gardner Denver’s Petroleum & Industrial Pumps Division has officially opened a 70 000 sq ft regional repair centre in Odessa, Texas, USA.

KEPL commissions first API turbine in Indonesia
Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL) has commissioned its first API 611 Steam Turbine ‘K-TUR’ at PT. Pemukasakti Manishindah in Indonesia.

SPP Pumps appoints new head of Engineering Services Division in Scotland
Ian Mavers has joined SPP Pumps as its new business development manager, Engineering Services Division for Scotland.

AxFlow expands in Hungary
Hungary’s AxFlow Kft has acquired Budapest-based Forszi-Tech Kft, a pump and industrial heavy machinery repair and maintenance operation.

John Crane expands aftermarket services business with XPD8 Solutions acquisition
Sealing specialist John Crane is acquiring Aberdeen-based oil and gas service/consultancy company XPD8 Solutions Ltd.

October’s most popular news stories on
Sulzer's plans to close its Brookshire, Texas plant, Ebara's Brazilian acquisition and KSB's pump series extension were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in October.

Flowserve introduces Valtek DiamondBack cavitation elimination technology
Flowserve Corporation is introducing the Valtek® DiamondBack control valve anti-cavitation trim for severe service applications.

Graco introduces ToughTek fireproofing pumps
Graco Inc is introducing ToughTek™ Fireproofing Pumps for low, medium and high-density sprayed fire resistive materials (SFRMs). They are designed for cementitious fireproofing projects in commercial and industrial construction, onshore oil and gas, and chemical processing facilities.

Energy Recovery signs VorTeq licencing deal with Schlumberger
Energy Recovery Inc has entered into a 15-year agreement with oilfield services company Schlumberger Technology Corp providing exclusive rights to its VorTeq hydraulic pumping system.

Power Zone Equipment undertakes US$2.5mn pump rebuild project
Power Zone Equipment has just completed work on a US$2.5 million pump upgrade project for an NGL pipeline in East Texas, USA.

Nominations invited for 2016 Pump Industry Awards
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards.

Amarinth super duplex pumps selected for Middle East mega-project
Amarinth has received a US$1.5 million order from Petrofac for 12 API 610 OH2 super duplex pumps with Plan 53B seal support systems for the produced water treatment plant that will serve the increased capacity of the ZADCO Upper Zakum oilfield off the coast of Abu Dhabi.

Schlumberger secures electrical submersible pump contract in Oman
Petroleum Development Oman has awarded Schlumberger a three-year, performance-based contract for the supply, installation, commissioning and management of electrical submersible pumps and associated surface equipment for its fields in north and south Oman.

Sulzer to shut Texas pump plant
Sulzer has decided to close its pump manufacturing plant in Brookshire, Texas, USA.

Wanner Engineering introduces T80100 Hydra-Cell seal-less pump
Wanner Engineering Inc is introducing the T80100 Hydra-Cell® seal-less pump for applications such as salt water disposal, salt water injection, bulk transfer, hydraulic lift, and steam generation.

Hayward Tyler to acquire UK engineering firm Peter Brotherhood
Hayward Tyler Group plc is buying UK engineering company Peter Brotherhood from Dresser-Rand Co Ltd, a Siemens-owned business, for US$15 million.

Weir forms technology advisory board
UK academic Professor Sir Jim McDonald is to lead the Weir Group’s newly created technology advisory board.

Clark Solutions introduces air-operated diaphragm pumps for potentially explosive atmospheres
Clark Solutions is introducing two miniature air-operated diaphragm pumps, both ATEX certified for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. They are suitable for environmental and process emission monitoring in the petrochemicals and other process industries.

VDMA issues call for papers for 2016 Rotating Equipment Conference
The VDMA is inviting presentations for the 3rd International Rotating Equipment Conference taking place on 14-15 September 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Blackmer introduces HD943 and HDL943 oil-free reciprocating gas compressor line
Blackmer is launching its triple-seal HD943 and HDL943 oil-free reciprocating gas compressors, which are designed for use in in the oil and gas market in vapour recovery applications that require maximum leakage control.

ITT's C’treat and Goulds brands partner to serve Mexican offshore energy market
ITT Corp’s C’treat and Bombas Goulds de Mexico (BGM) brands have formed an alliance to deliver large-scale seawater, potable water and high-purity water solutions to the offshore energy industry in Mexico.

Amarinth expands in Asia Pacific with new office in Malaysia
Amarinth has opened a new office in Malaysia to handle increasing demand in the Asia Pacific region.

Motion Control Industry Awards dinner
UK Motion Control Alliance's 2016 Motion Control Industry Awards Dinner will take place on Tuesday 12 April 2016, at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham, UK.

Aker Solutions delivers subsea compression system for Statoil
A subsea gas compression system, supplied by Aker Solutions, has gone on stream at the Statoil-operated Åsgard field in the Norwegian Sea.

DESMI strengthens presence in Poland
Danish pump maker DESMI A/S has set up a company in Warsaw, Poland.

SPP Pumps expands in Norway
SPP Pumps has entered into a partnership with Norway’s Hillevag Elektro-Diesel AS for the oil & gas market.

ITT showcases latest technologies at Turbomachinery & International Pump Users Symposia
ITT Corporation is showcasing its capabilities at this year's Turbomachinery & International Pump Users Symposia in Texas.

Sulzer launches the new SNS process pump range
Sulzer has launched the new innovative SNS end suction single stage process pump range.

Gardner Denver Thomas releases new 3014 series pump technology
The 3014 Series is a new development and a prime example of contemporary diaphragm pump technology.

Pentair launches X-Flow technology at WEFTEC
At the forthcoming WEFTEC exhibition in Chicago, USA in September, Pentair will launch its patented flux enhancing Helix technology, available on all X-Flow tubular membrane modules.

2016 Pump Industry Awards nominations are open
Since 2000, the Pump Industry Awards has been recognising the best performing companies and people for their achievements and positive contributions.

KEPL to provide pumps to China’s SEPCO for Saudi Aramco project
Pune, India-headquartered Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL) is supplying API pumps to the Chinese EPC company SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corp.

Ultra-high reliability submersible pumps from SPX save significant operational costs
The Hydraulic Submersible Pump (HSP) from SPX's ClydeUnion Pumps was developed to address the common failure modes of traditional Electric Submersible Pumps (ESP) creating a pump with ultra-high reliability and long service life.


Busch UK addresses skills gap encouraging females into engineering
In 2014, the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board reported that the engineering industry had a significant skills gap in the UK which was forecasted to increase in the coming years.

ITT to buy Wolverine Advanced Materials
ITT Corp has signed an agreement to acquire Wolverine Advanced Materials LLC, a manufacturer of customised technologies for automotive braking systems and specialised sealing solutions.

Hillenbrand to acquire Abel Pumps from Roper Technologies in €95mn deal
Diversified industrial company Hillenbrand Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Abel Pumps LP and certain of its affiliates from Roper Technologies Inc for €95 million in cash.

Blacoh Industries expands with launch of Surge Control and Metal Solutions
To meet the full scope of its customers’ needs and to broaden the diverse family of products and services, Blacoh has launched Blacoh Surge Control and Metal Solutions.

Hydra-Cell excels in pipeline sampling
Hydra-Cell pumps are increasingly being specified and retrofitted in pipeline sampling installations used for analysis during oil transfer. 

Xylem introduces new Flygt mixer with built-in speed regulation
Xylem Inc., has launched a new high efficiency, low-speed, submersible wastewater mixer that can help reduce energy costs by up to 50 percent.

August’s most popular news stories on
The resignation of Sulzer CEO Klaus Stahlmann, Renova's mandatory offer for Sulzer and KSB's SALINO release were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in August.

Schlumberger to buy Cameron in US$14.8bn deal
Oilfield services company Schlumberger Ltd is acquiring Cameron International Corp, a provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to the oil and gas industries, in a stock and cash transaction valued at US$14.8 billion.

Rain for Rent forms partnership with Omni Water Solutions
Rain for Rent is partnering with Omni Water Solutions to provide a one-stop-shop for oil and gas water transfer, treatment and storage.

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EGC announces new dures brand of thermoplastic polymer composites for pumps
Advanced material increases reliability and efficiency in a wide range of liquid pump applications.

OneSubsea to provide pump systems for Gulf of Mexico development
OneSubsea, a Cameron and Schlumberger company, is to supply subsea processing systems for the Shell Offshore Inc Stones development in the Gulf of Mexico.

BPMA Pump Industry Awards Announced
The British Pump Manufacturers Association has announced the dates for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards.

Sulzer to provide pumps for Canadian salt caverns storage project
Sulzer has received an order from Strathcona Storage Limited Partnership to supply pumps for a salt cavern storage project in Canada.

VDMA: International Rotating Equipment Conference – Pumps and Compressors 2016 again in Düsseldorf
On September 14 and 15, 2016 the "International Rotating Equipment Conference - Pumps and Compressors" will take place for the third time.

WEG announces SM40 series of synchronous motors
WEG has introduced a new series of robust and efficient synchronous motors, the SM40 series, for the power range from 5 to 35 MW.

Sulzer CEO Klaus Stahlmann resigns
Klaus Stahlmann, the CEO of Sulzer, has stepped down after three and a half years in the role.

Further API 622 approval for CMD
CMD have recently achieved a further approval in the fugitive emission field, thanks to their packing type “Armaseal© 312”.

Renova launches mandatory tender offer for Sulzer shares
Russia’s Renova Group has announced a mandatory tender offer to all Sulzer AG shareholders.

Hayward Tyler secures further funding for Luton expansion
Hayward Tyler Group plc’s second and final issue under a £3 million secured loan note programme has raised £1.4 million before costs to support the on-going development of the group’s Luton Centre of Excellence in the UK.

Graphite Metallizing appoints European director of sales
Dennis Rawle has been named as European director of sales for Graphite Metallizing Corp, the Yonkers, New York-based manufacturer of self-lubricating Graphalloy bushing materials for pumps and process equipment.

Sulzer acquires Moroccan pump maintenance and repair company
Sulzer is expanding in North Africa with the acquisition of Expert International Pompe Service (EIPS), an independent pump maintenance and repair services provider based in Casablanca, Morocco.

WEG launches large explosion-proof W22X motors with high efficiency
WEG has added a larger IEC 800 frame size model to its energy-efficient W22X series of explosion-proof motors to meet the needs of the most demanding energy-intensive applications.

Blackmer introduces S Series screw pump
Blackmer has announced the integration of S Series Screw pumps into its pump offering, designed for the safe and efficient transfer of critical fluids

Colfax appoints new CEO
Matthew Trerotola, a former executive vice president at DuPont, has been named chief executive officer and a director of Colfax Corp.

Kirloskar Brothers buys Rodelta Pumps
Kirloskar Brothers Ltd’s subsidiary Kirloskar Pompen BV has completed the acquisition of Dutch pump manufacturer Rodelta Pumps International BV.

Busch presents new Screw Vacuum Pump
Busch has introduced the first model of a new series of screw vacuum pumps: the COBRA NX 0450 A.

GE Oil & Gas wins pump remote monitoring contract in Spain
GE Oil & Gas is to provide remote monitoring and diagnostics for Spanish oil product transportation and storage company CLH Group's centrifugal pump fleet at its plants in Mora, Adamuz, Loeches, Monzalbarba and Torrejon in Spain.

GFPS announces new leak detection systems
Aimed to fulfill a wide range of customer requirements for leak detection in double containment piping systems, GF Piping Systems has released three leak detection systems.

SEEPEX presents Big Brother
Increased Productivity and lower energy requirements complement each other in the latest development to SEEPEX’s Smart Conveying Technology (SCT).

Maag releases S Series pumps for most demanding applications
Maag presents a new S Series of screw pumps that offer the process industries a variety of options for conveying challenging fluids.

Akastor appoints new CEO
Akastor ASA has named Kristian Røkke as its chief executive officer (CEO).

Surefire Industries to provide midstream, downstream equipment packages
Oilfield equipment and service provider Surefire Industries is expanding to engineer and manufacture equipment, including pump and filtration packages, for oil and gas transportation, processing, storage, metering, refining and power generation operations.

New two-in-one bearing lubricator from Schaeffler
The system provides two separate lubrication points that can be individually adjusted to supply bearings with varying lubricant volumes.

Thomas launches new diaphragm liquid pump
The THOMAS 1510 is designed for fast suction of liquids, even when the medium is mixed with gas.

Open day at Hughes Pumps
Hughes Pumps is holding an Open Day at the company’s West Sussex, UK factory on 23 July 2015.

Smiths names new chief executive
Smiths Group plc, the parent company of sealing specialist John Crane, has appointed Andrew Reynolds Smith as its new chief executive.

Weir buys US knife gate valve producer
The Weir Group plc has agreed to buy Delta Industrial Valves Inc, a US manufacturer of knife gate valves for the mining, oil sands and other industrial markets, for an enterprise value of up to US$47 million.

Ebara International appoints new general manager for Cryodynamics Division
Glenn Hill has joined Ebara International Corp, Cryodynamics Division (EIC Cryo) as its new general manager/senior vice president.

Maag introduces stainless steel G Series pumps
Maag Industrial Pumps, part of PSG® has announced the release of stainless steel models of its versatile G Series Internal Gear Pumps.

Blackmer launches NG/NGS Series Reciprocating Gas Compressors
Blackmer has announced the availability of the NG and NGS Series Reciprocating Gas Compressors as a solution for oilfield applications.

NOW to purchase Odessa Pumps
Distributor NOW Inc has entered into an agreement to buy Odessa Pumps and Equipment Inc.

ProMinent releases the Orlita Evolution
The EF3a is the first of the new Orlita Evolution pump generation to be launched. It will be unveiled for the first time at ACHEMA 2015 this week.

Idex adds Alfa Valvole to specialty valve platform
Verderflex launches its new Vantage 5000 and Steptronic ranges at Achema 2015 

KBL to exhibit at ACHEMA 2015
Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) will showcase its solutions at ACHEMA 2015 along with its sister concern Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd. (KEPL) as well as its 100% subsidiary SPP Pumps.

ITT showcases pump, valve and monitoring solutions for the global chemical marketplace at ACHEMA.

KSB releases new mag-drive pump
KSB have launched the latest generation of their Magnochem mag-drive pumps.

Lewa establishes new subsidiary in Russia
German pump manufacturer Lewa has transitioned its Russian joint venture into a full subsidiary.

SPP Pumps highlights importance of transformer protection
SPP to showcase new pumps at PowerGEN Europe 2015.

Norway’s PG Group renamed PG Flow Solutions
Norwegian pump and pump solutions company PG Group is changing its business name to PG Flow Solutions from 1 June 2015.

OCOR prototype reinvents conventional lobe pump
OCOR Corporation's lobe rework hopes to remedy pulsating flow.

World Pumps June issue
Questions answered in the June issue of World Pumps.

Flowserve awarded US$18mn pump order for refinery upgrade in Peru
Flowserve Corp’s operations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA have received orders worth US$18 million to supply pumping systems for the Petroperú Talara refinery in Piura, Peru.

Clark Solutions introduces gasket-free gear pump
700 Series Rotary Gear Pumps feature a gasket-free design, anti-friction bearings, and precision ground joints.

ITT releases i-ALERT2 mobile app
ITT's PRO Services brand has launched the i-ALERT®2, a Bluetooth Smart-enabled machine health monitor that allows customers to identify potential problems before they become costly failures.

SPX reliable pump solutions for tank loading/unloading
The Twinro range of positive displacement, rotary twin screw pumps are designed to handle even heavy, viscous products and are well proven within the oil and petrochemical industries.

SPX files with SEC for Flow business spin-off
SPX Corp has taken a step towards spinning off its Flow business later this year by filing an initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Bonfiglioli expands IE3 series
2 new motor series fulfilling IE3 class requirements are now available in the Bongfiglioli’s 7.5-22kW range.

ARO showcases new pump and control technologies at ACHEMA 2015.

New seal range launched by AESSEAL
AESSEAL® has launched a completely reengineered modular component seal range that aims to raise the industry standard and allow configurable component seals to be built to order.

Flowrox - ACHEMA
Flowrox to exhibit its pinch valve product line at ACHEMA 2015.

EMP launches advanced brushless DC electric oil pump
Engineered Machined Products Inc. (EMP) has launched advanced technology for oil management applications.

KEPL sets new technological benchmark
Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited (KEPL) tests high speed high pressure pumps for Saudi Aramco.

Weir and Rolls-Royce’s MTU form JV to develop power system for fracking
Weir Oil & Gas and the Rolls-Royce Power Systems company MTU are setting up a joint venture company to oversee the development of their new power system to make hydraulic fracturing operations more efficient.

Hayward Tyler signs production alliance with FMC Technologies
Hayward Tyler Group plc has entered into a global subsea production alliance agreement with FMC Technologies covering permanent magnet motors.

Weir launch frac pump at OTC
Weir introduces first high-horsepower, continuous-duty frac pump for sustained 275,000-pound force rod load.

Hayward Tyler improves margins
Specialist engineering group Hayward Tyler Group plc has reported an improvement in underlying gross and operating margins in the second half of the year ended 31 March 2015.

Flowrox Will Showcase its Deposition Watch at OTC 2015
Flowrox, a global leader in heavy-duty industrial valve manufacturing and services, will be exhibiting its products at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas in May.

Wanner International - Achema
Wanner International will display its full range of Hydra-Cell diaphragm pumps at Achema 2015.

Amarinth reconditions pumps on the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline
Amarinth has completed the reconditioning of the pumps stationed on the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline which safeguard against pollution in a region of Georgia that exports natural spring water.

Fristam Pumpen – Achema
At this year’s Achema in Frankfurt, Fristam Pumpen showcases for the first time a series of magnetically coupled pumps.

Flowserve names new chief financial officer
Karyn Ovelmen is joining Flowserve Corp as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 1 June 2015.

New CEO for Energy Recovery
Energy Recovery Inc has appointed its chief financial officer Joel Gay as the company's new CEO.

Metcar unveils new rotary vane range
Metallized Carbon Corporation has launched a range of custom vanes, rotors and end plates for use in rotary vane pumps.

DESMI delivers solid growth in 2014
Denmark's DESMI A/S posted a 13% increase in 2014 turnover to DKK908 million, while profit after tax was up almost 34% to DKK46.3 million.

Lewa secures OHSAS certification
Lewa GmbH has been certified by the TÜV (German Technical Inspection Association) to the occupational health and safety standard OHSAS 18001:2007.

ITT celebrates Pump Appreciation Day
ITT Corp’s Goulds Pumps, PRO Services and Bornemann brands are observing the fourth-annual Pump Appreciation Day today.

Pulseless flow range launches in the UK
A new range of self-priming positive displacement pumps has been introduced to the UK by Michael Smith Engineers.

Chemical control system meets energy saving goals at Galenfeha
Energy specialist Galenfeha has unveiled a new intelligent chemical injection control system.

Hayward Tyler expands in China
Hayward Tyler has opened a new sales office in Shanghai, China, to complement its existing service and overhaul facility in Kunshan.

Metso adds to service network in Mexico
Metso Corp is opening a new valve and field device service centre in Querétaro, Mexico.

Eureka Pumps to open service workshop in Hammerfest
Eureka Pumps is investing in a new service facility in Hammerfest, Norway to support the newly built Goliat FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) unit which is scheduled to arrive from South Korea in April.

Alfa Laval wins another offshore Framo pumping systems order
Alfa Laval has secured a SEK115 million order to supply Framo pumping systems for an FSO (Floating Storage and Offloading vessel) project in Norway.

Amarinth provides compact acoustic enclosures for offshore platform pumps in Qatar
Amarinth has designed and supplied an innovative compact acoustic enclosure for its API 610 OH2 produced water treatment pumps to meet strict health and safety regulations on an offshore platform in Qatar.

Call for delegates to attend HI event
Registration for the 2015 Hydraulic Institute Technical Meeting is now open.


Hydraulic Institute names next executive director
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has appointed Michael Michaud as its new executive director from 1 May 2015.

John Crane signs seal supply agreement for Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait
John Crane has secured a frame agreement to supply mechanical seals and systems for the Kuwait National Petroleum Co’s (KNPC) Clean Fuels Project.

Hydraulic Institute announces 2015–16 board and officers
George Harris, president and CEO of Hydro Inc, has been elected chairman of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) board of directors for 2015–16.

SPP Pumps appoints new head for Asia Pacific business
SPP Pumps is investing in the Far East with the appointment of a new head for its Asia Pacific division.

Alfa Laval secures Angolan offshore pumping systems order
Alfa Laval has won an SEK260 million order to supply Framo pumping systems for FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel) projects in Angola.

Hayward Tyler, Atlas Copco and JC Carter: February’s top 3 news stories on
Hayward Tyler's Royal Navy order, JC Carter's sale to Nikkiso and key pump appointments at Atlas Copco were the most popular news stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Metal repair system launched by Belzona
A new, highly durable repair for oil contaminated and wet surfaces has been introduced by Belzona.

Sulzer appoints chief strategy officer
The Sulzer board of directors has named Fabrice Billard as chief strategy officer and a member of the company’s executive committee.

KEPL ships pumps for Reliance’s Jamnagar refinery
India’s Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL) has shipped the first set of 5-stage BB3 pumps to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) for the J3 Project at Jamnagar in Gujarat, India.

ITT continues to support Engineers Without Borders
ITT Corp is expanding its partnership with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) through a commitment for 2015.

Flowrox launches new pulsation dampener
Valve manufacturer Flowrox has launched a new pulsation dampener.

Haskel wins gas booster system contract
A Haskel-designed gas booster system will be incorporated into a complete fast response unit being built by the Norwegian subsidiary of Oceaneering to quickly shut down subsea oilfield leaks.

ITT Goulds Pumps seeks nominations for Heart of Industry and Pulse of Industry awards
ITT Corp’s Goulds Pumps is now accepting nominations for the annual Heart of Industry Award and the Pulse of Industry Honor Roll.

Flowserve CFO departs
Michael Taff, Flowserve Corp’s senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), will be leaving the company at the end of March 2015.

John Crane invests in ASEAN service facilities
John Crane has expanded its service super centre in Singapore and opened two facilities in Malaysia - a sales and service office in Kuala Lumpur and a service centre in Bintulu.

Golden celebration for Warren Rupp
Air-operated double diaphragm pump manufacturer Warren Rupp Inc is celebrating its 50th year in business.

Divergent signs 5-year service agreement for electric submersible pumps
Canada’s Divergent Energy Services Corp has entered into a five-year service agreement with a Calgary-based oil company to supply and install linear electric submersible pumps. 12 February, 2015

Atlas Copco sells JC Carter cryogenic pump business
Atlas Copco has sold its JC Carter pump business to Nikkiso Cryo Inc.

Kaizen award for Kirloskar Ebara Pumps
Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd’s (KEPL) Kaizen practices have emerged a winner in the Confederation of Indian Industry’s 10th Kaizen Competition.

PCM acquires Canadian oilfield equipment and rental company
Progressing cavity pump manufacturer PCM SA has acquired a 75% stake in AMIK Oilfield Equipment & Rentals based in Canada.

Three into one will go in multiple system
Engineers at Wanner have designed a high flow rate skid that incorporates three of the company’s Hydra-Cell G35 pumps operating in parallel.

SPP, Sulzer and Weir: January’s top 3 news stories on
SPP Pumps' R&D grant, Sulzer's 1000th pump delivery to Enbridge and the closure of five Weir plants were the most popular news stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Sulzer secures packing supply agreements with Petrobras
Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has awarded Sulzer two long-term contracts to supply structured and random packing to all its refineries in Brazil.

Energy Recovery CEO to step down
Energy Recovery Inc CEO Thomas Rooney is to resign, as the pressure energy technology company continues to diversify.

PSG appoints new vice president of human resources
Craig Paulson has been named vice president of human resources at Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG).

Gabelli to host 25th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium
Gabelli & Co's 25th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium will take place on 26 February 2015 in New York City, USA.

SPP Pumps awarded £1.12mn grant for UK R&D facility
Centrifugal pump manufacturer SPP Pumps has secured £1.12 million in regional growth funding to build a new R&D facility within its pump manufacturing centre in Coleford, UK.

Helix, OneSubsea and Schlumberger form subsea well intervention alliance
Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc, OneSubsea and Schlumberger have completed definitive agreements for their non-incorporated subsea well intervention alliance.

Wanner completes major Russian pump order
Wanner International has supplied 44 Hydra-Cell metering and dosing pumps to a leading Russian oil refinery.

The Top 10 World Pumps business news stories of 2014
The following business news stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website during 2014.

Amarinth to supply pumps for Subsea Well Response Project
Expro has selected Amarinth to deliver ten API 610 OH1 B Series pumps with Plan 53B seal support systems for the Subsea Well Response Project under a US$1 million contract.

Weir, Flowserve and Chesterton: December’s top 3 news stories on
The closure of five Weir plants, Flowserve's planned purchase of SIHI, and sealing specialist Chesterton's Swedish acquisition were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website in December 2014.








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