September 22, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to Atlas Copco Compressors, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #2202 Who is Atlas Copco? Atlas Copco is a major provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The group serves customers with compressors, vacuum solutions and air... [Read More]

September 22, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to Flowrox, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #1951 Who is Flowrox? Headquartered in Finland but with offices and representatives in 55 countries across the globe, Flowrox provides solutions for abrasive, corrosive and other demanding... [Read More]

September 21, 2017
Leading players in the German petroleum and IT industries have met to discuss progress made in standardised data communications both in Germany and internationally. The IFLEXX Community, a group of leading companies from the German petroleum industry, has actively pushed for standardised data communication in the downstream sector for a number of years. Supply chains... [Read More]

September 20, 2017
The UK’s oil and gas reserves may only last another decade, newly published research suggests. The findings are likely to be hugely significant for oil and gas handling industries operating in the UK. After studying output from offshore oilfields, University of Edinburgh researchers estimate that about 10% of the UK’s recoverable oil and gas remains - about... [Read More]

September 20, 2017
An innovative new pipeline monitoring and leak detection technology is set to be deployed and tested on Enbridge’s Norlite pipeline. Alberta, Canada based Hifi engineering will use its High Fidelity Dynamic Sensing technology on the pipeline. The company claims that the fibre-optic based system has the ability to detect various events and leaks with greater sensitivity... [Read More]

September 19, 2017
Global water technology company Xylem has appointed Colin Sabol as senior vice president and president of Sensus and Analytics, effective from 1 October 2017. Sabol succeeds Randy Bays, who moves into an advisory role with a focus on Xylem’s global manufacturing operations. Both Sabol and Bays will report to Patrick Decker, Xylem president and CEO. The appointment... [Read More]

September 19, 2017
Emerson has expanded the ASCO Numatics 580 Series electronics platform with the introduction of an IO-Link communication option. Designed for use with the ASCO Numatics 500 Series valve islands, the new IO-Link module has been created to give machine automation designers a convenient, cost effective and reliable solution for solenoid valve control through direct digital... [Read More]

September 18, 2017
Vincent Lagarrigue, Director, Trelleborg Oil and Marine explains how a rapidly diversifying LNG market requires transfer solutions to evolve to keep pace While global demand for LNG (liquefied natural gas) shows little sign of slowing, demand patterns are changing, requiring increasing flexibility from those who transport and transfer this fuel. According to a recent... [Read More]

September 18, 2017
Krohne has announced the introduction of new large line sizes as standard for its OPTIMASS series of flowmeters, including an addition which the company claims is the “highest capacity” Coriolis flowmeter on the market. For the OPTIMASS 6400, diameters DN150/6” and DN200/8” have been added, while the OPTIMASS 2400 is now available up to DN400/16”. According... [Read More]

September 15, 2017
Flowserve has announced the appointment of David Wilson as president of the company’s Industrial Products Division (IPD). Wilson succeeds Tom Pajonas, executive vice president, Global Operations and the interim president of IPD, who announced his retirement plans earlier in the year. Wilson’s most recent position was president of the industrial segment for... [Read More]

September 15, 2017
Crevice and pitting corrosion is a constant challenge in a variety of fluid handling applications, one which costs trillions of dollars each year as well as carrying a host of potential safety, environmental and health hazards. Close observation of this kind of corrosion has long been a challenge, but now scientists from the University of California Santa Barbara are... [Read More]

September 13, 2017
Over the last 20 years flow measurement specialist Titan Enterprises has supplied over 600,000 flow measurement devices to the beer industry, the company reports. These devices have all gone to the same beer maker, Vianet (formerly Brulines), and have been used for a different functions in the beer production process. The relationship with Titan Enterprises started when... [Read More]

September 11, 2017
Italian manufacturer Bonomi has announced the expansion of its Valpres ball valve range with the introduction of API 608 Floating Ball Valves. API 608 is a standard which exceeds the requirements set by ASME B16.34, meaning the ball valves can comfortably handle the rigorous requirements of the petrochemical, power, oil and gas and water treatment markets. The new Floating... [Read More]

September 11, 2017
Schubert & Salzer Control Systems has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art training centre, aimed at new customers and current users of their products. This new facility at the company’s premises in Ingolstadt, Germany, makes a striking impression thanks to its unique architecture. At the heart of the building is a fully functional valve test bench.... [Read More]

September 8, 2017
Swedish company Atlas Copco has acquired the operating assets of C.H. Spencer & Company, a US distributor and service provider of industrial pumps, compressors and related products. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, C.H. Spencer also operates in the states of Nevada, Wyoming and Idaho. The company focuses on the distribution and service of compressors, industrial pumps... [Read More]

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