February 8, 2017
Endress+Hauser has invested nearly $1 million (€939,540) in a state-of-the-art pressure test rig at its US headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. The rig allows the company to test complete instrument assemblies to customer specifications, and provides a 100% test indicating a specific instrument can withstand the design process pressure up to 15,000 psi. Previously,... [Read More]

February 6, 2017
Unlicensed pumps that do not meet the EU’s safety directives are slipping through to the European market, British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) warns. The BPMA continues to press the National Measurement Regulatory Office (NMRO) in its role as UK market surveillance authority to take all appropriate action to ensure illegal pumps are removed from... [Read More]

February 6, 2017
Happier days are in the pipeline for Chinese oil and gas pipeline suppliers as the sector is projected to pick up after a three-year slump. The industry has been suffering from falling order numbers, industry reforms, and China’s tightening programme on weeding out corruption, which has thrown the management teams of some of the country’s largest oil and gas... [Read More]

February 6, 2017
Australian fluid measurement and handling equipment designer Macnaught has restarted the manufacture of the M-Series mechanical display flowmeters after distributor feedback and resurgence of customer demand. The company put a stop to producing the mechanical meters in 2016, replacing the product in its portfolio with digital models. Oval gear meters are popularly held... [Read More]

February 6, 2017
TT Electronics, a provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has introduced the Photologic V OPB9000 reflective optical sensor for industrial and medical applications. The sensor provides dependable edge and presence detection of reflective media under a wide range of ambient light conditions. The OPB9000, under the OPTEK brand, is suitable... [Read More]

February 3, 2017
Wavefront Technology Solutions, a global fluid injection technology company for oil and gas well stimulation and improved/enhanced oil recovery, has updated its Powerwave activities in the Middle East. Wavefront has been making progress in the marketing and branding of its core technology, Powerwave, in the Middle East over the past 18 months, the company said in a statement. The... [Read More]

February 3, 2017
Sulzer has completed the acquisition of Ensival Moret (EM), a part of Moret Industries, and will immediately start to integrate EM in its Pumps Equipment division. The acquisition allows Sulzer to close specific product gaps in its general industry pumps portfolio, such as axial flow pumps and slurry pumps. EM offers a wide range of industrial pumps with strong positions... [Read More]

February 1, 2017
Wirral, UK-based company Heap & Partners, which manufactures and distributes fluid control equipment, has become the latest invoice finance customer of Siemens Financial Services (SFS). Before becoming a customer of SFS, Heap had experience of several other invoice finance providers, and it had been with its existing financier for approximately two years and decided... [Read More]

January 31, 2017
Finish Thompson has expanded its line of FTI air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps with the addition of new larger 3” models. The new metallic models – the FT30A and FT30S – are available in stainless steel and aluminium and due to a suction and discharge size of 3x3”, they are capable of delivering flow rates up to 908l/min and maximum discharge... [Read More]

January 31, 2017
The recent 200,000 litre Tundra Energy oil spill in Saskatchewan, Canada, has brought the effectiveness of currently employed oil pipeline leak detection systems into question. The concerns about the problems in detecting pipeline leaks are particularly topical now, as Canada has approvals in place to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline and replace part of Line 3. Additionally,... [Read More]

January 31, 2017
Mueller Water Products has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Singer Valve, a manufacturer of automatic control valves, for C$34 million (€24.2m) in cash. Singer Valve designs and manufactures automatic control valves, offering engineered products for pressure management within waterworks, while also providing similar valves for industrial, commercial, and... [Read More]

January 31, 2017
Badger Meter has introduced the VN2000 hot tap and VN2000 compact insertion vortex flowmeters for measuring the volumetric or mass flow rate of steam, gas or liquids over a large flow range. The meters’ versatile design is capable of measuring water as low as 1.32ft/s and super-heated steam up to 250ft/s. They are well-suited for applications involving energy flow... [Read More]

January 31, 2017
Ohio, US-based Ohio Transmission Corp. has acquired the assets of the New Jersey branch location of Argo International Corp, an industrial distributor focused on pumps, repairs, and electrical products. The Somerset, New Jersey branch will operate as a branch location of OTP Industrial Solutions, which provides solutions for industrial pumps, electrical,... [Read More]

January 31, 2017
See Water, a California-based manufacturer of pump control systems for the water and wastewater industry, has debuted the Hydra transducer pump control panel. The Hydra transducer panels are a complete pre-engineered line of simplex, duplex, and triplex control panels that are well suited for sewage, wastewater, and dewatering applications. The panels feature a comprehensive... [Read More]

January 30, 2017
GE’s Water & Process Technologies is collaborating with a Canadian university on a research initiative to maximise renewable energy generation and simultaneously produce a pathogen-free biosolids fertiliser. The new pilot is located at the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) wastewater demonstration facility adjacent to the city of Guelph wastewater... [Read More]

January 30, 2017
AutomationDirect has launched a new line of push-to-connect fittings and tubing designed for potable water and beverage systems, including brewing and municipal/residential water treatment. HydroMode push-to-connect fittings are suitable for use with polyethylene and other flexible tubing, and all fittings are made of NSF approved materials with NSF-51 and NSF-61 certifications. Rated... [Read More]