April 10, 2017

2017 Pump Industry Awards Winners Revealed

2017 Pump Industry Awards
2017 Pump Industry Awards

Entries for the annual awards, held in association with the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA), were submitted throughout the last twelve months. In January, the Pump Industry Awards panel met at the BPMA’s offices to review the entries in each category.

After discussion the panel selected the finalists, which were then put to a public vote through the month of February to determine the winners.

On 23 March PIA and BPMA held a gala awards ceremony conducted by Anna Williamson to publicly announce the winners and present them with their prizes.

Established in 1941, the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing the interests of UK and Irish manufacturers and suppliers of liquid pumps and other pump related equipment.


2017 Pump Industry Awards Winners

Technical Innovation – Products

Sponsored by Process Industry Informer

Winner: Sundyne HMD Kontro VapourView


Technical Innovation – Projects

Sponsored by KSB

Winner: AODD Pump used in Foam Concrete Application, Triark Pumps


Environmental Contribution of the Year

Sponsored by SPP Pumps

Winner: Siemens installation of Variable Speed Drives on Marchwood Power Station Main Cooling Water Pumps


Distributor of the Year

Sponsored by WEG UK

Winner: Tomlinson Hall & Co.


Manufacturer of the Year

Sponsored by Siemens

Winner: Neptuno Pumps


Supplier of the Year

Sponsored by Tomlinson Hall & Co

Winner: ABB


Engineer of the Year

Sponsored by World Pumps

Winner: Jamie Mills, Xylem Water Solutions 


Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by BPMA

Winner: Brian Huxley




2017 Pump Industry Awards

July 28, 2017
New research calls for the implementation of new safeguards for cured in place pipe repair (CIPP), and a study of the potential health and environmental concerns for workers and members of the public who... [Read More]

July 28, 2017
Carbon nanotubes immobilised in a tuft of quartz fibre have the power to remove toxic heavy metals from water, according to new research from Rice University in the US and Swansea University in the UK. Researchers... [Read More]

July 27, 2017
The North American double diaphragm pumps market is undergoing a resurgence, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. In recent years the market has endured subdued growth, a consequence of... [Read More]

July 27, 2017
The Utrenneye gas condensate field, which will serve as the resource base for the Arctic LNG-2 project, can supply more than 30 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas a year, according to Russian news agency... [Read More]

July 26, 2017
For over a century, scientists have used a formula known as Darcy’s Extended Law to model how fluids move through rocks. The premise of the law is that gases move through rocks via their own, separate,... [Read More]

July 26, 2017
Mueller Industries, an international company specialising in flow control and industrial products, has published its second quarter earnings report for 2017. The Memphis, Tennessee headquartered company... [Read More]

July 25, 2017
US electrical engineering firm Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the acquisition of TechInvent2 AS, a Norwegian enterprise that holds the rights to FluidCom, a chemical injection metering valve (CIMV). According... [Read More]

July 25, 2017
Hydrotechnik has unveiled a significant extension to its calibration department, a £100,000+ flow test rig enabling them to provide full in house flowmeter recalibrations traceable to National Standards. The... [Read More]

July 24, 2017
 Xylem has been selected to provide advanced UV disinfection technology to support “first” UV drinking water treatment application in Florida. According to the water technology company,... [Read More]

July 24, 2017
Fluid control systems specialist Bürkert has launched a new flowmeter for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. The flowmeter, called FLOWave, operates according to the patented... [Read More]

July 21, 2017
South African valve and actuator technology manufacturer and supplier AR Controls of Vanderbijlpark has announced that it has acquired IncoValve and Controls. Under the terms of the buy, IncoValve and... [Read More]

July 21, 2017
Nuns based in Pennsylvania, US, are resisting plans to build a $3 billion pipeline for gas obtained by fracking through its land by creating a rudimentary chapel along the proposed route and launching... [Read More]

July 20, 2017
Flow Research has published a new study, titled ‘The World Market for Ultrasonic Flowmeters’. The new market research report is the 5th published by Flow Research on the ultrasonic flowmeters... [Read More]

July 19, 2017
Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that its recently released Design Envelope Generation 5 Pumps meet the IE5 efficiency standard for motors. This includes Armstrong’s Design Envelope Tango... [Read More]

July 19, 2017
Researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have developed a new leak detection system, one which uses a robot to inspect pipes from the inside to find leaks before they have time to become... [Read More]