September 26, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to Echologics, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #1131 Who is Echologics? Echologics develops advanced acoustic technologies, products and services that enable non-invasive diagnostics of water utility pipeline... [Read More]

September 25, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to KSB, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #4651   Who is KSB? KSB Aktiengesellschaft is a manufacturer of pumps, valves and related services. Headquartered in Frankenthal, Germany, the company has sales and... [Read More]

September 25, 2017
FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel and Shell Eastern Petroleum, has achieved the first commercial Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker transfer in Singapore. Truck-to-ship bunkering was completed for the Floating Liquefaction (FLNG) vessel, Hilli Episeyo. The LNG bunker transfer was carried out in batches from 22 July to 23 September 2017, and conducted in accordance... [Read More]

September 25, 2017
British pump manufacturer and rental company Selwood explains the challenges and rewards of working with petrochemicals. For seven decades Selwood has supplied pumps and other plant machinery to a range of different industries. Here, Fluid Handling International speaks to Tony Killick, Director of Marketing at Selwood, about the company’s growing experience of... [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 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]