November 21, 2016
ULFMvalve, a China-based manufacturer and trader and an authorised subsidiary of Industrial Valves and Fittings Group, now offers only UL listed and FM approved grooved pipe fittings. The manufacturing company owners said that their continuous commitment to quality has helped them in growing over the years.  The company is committed to producing and selling all... [Read More]

November 21, 2016
An Egyptian fuel pipeline had a rough week when the pipe supplying the Upper Egypt region exploded two times in less than seven days. The pipeline, running by the Cairo-Assiut western desert road near the city of Edwa, ruptured on both Wednesday and Sunday last week, according to Egypt Independent. Security forces were sent in to block the area until maintenance crews... [Read More]

November 18, 2016
Bredel hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) have replaced piston pumps on a series of prestigious €1.8 million concrete grouting projects performed in seas around the Chinese coastline. A total of 90 Bredel pumps have been ordered for drawing the abrasive cement/sand/water slurry from the mixing tanks into the holds of seafaring vessels, and... [Read More]

November 17, 2016
Water Planet, a global supplier of high-performance membrane-based water treatment solutions, has moved its corporate headquarters to cope with the increasing demand for its PolyCera membranes. The new manufacturing space in Inglewood, California increases WP’s production capabilities for PolyCera by a factor of 12 and will meet the company’s projected sales... [Read More]

November 17, 2016
Franklin Electric has introduced the FPS IGPDS dual seal grinder pump series that delivers increased pump security and performance for commercial and high-end residential applications. The IGPDS series utilises two mechanical seals, coupled with a sensor probe and seal leak detection circuitry in the panel, to provide added pump protection that can extend the overall... [Read More]

November 16, 2016
Parker Bestobell Marine has secured a $5 million (€4.6m) order from Korea’s Daewoo Marine Shipbuilding & Engineering (DSME) for the supply of cryogenic globe valves. The valves will be delivered for nine liquid natural gas (LNG) carriers destined for the Yamal gas field in Russian Siberia. Sheffield, UK-based Parker Bestobell Marine has already secured... [Read More]

November 16, 2016
Wavefront Technology Solutions, a fluid injection technology developer, has completed a field trial of WaveAxe, which is intended to establish rapid fluid communication between steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) well pairs. Initial pilot testing of the WaveAxe stimulation approach was completed with Wavefront’s intellectual property partner at its operations... [Read More]

November 15, 2016
Tectra Automation, part of the Hytec Group, has made its Aventics ES05 essential valve system series available in South Africa. Designed specifically to reduce the number of components, assembly is completed with one single tool, making installation easier for distributors, machine manufacturers, and system integrators with the added benefit of reducing the risk of faults. The... [Read More]

November 15, 2016
Diversified industrial product manufacturer Eaton will shut down its plant in Iowa, US, in September 2017, laying off all of the plant’s 140 employees. The shutdown process of the Spencer plant will begin in January, with the layoffs coming gradually in phases throughout the year. The Spencer facility, which manufactures heavy duty hydraulic pumps and motors for... [Read More]

November 15, 2016
The solenoid valve market is evolving continuously and expected to witness significant growth until 2021, with constant evolution in leading to the development of new technologies. According to an upcoming study by Persistence Market Research, the factors driving growth in the market are increasing applications of solenoid valves in various industrial sectors, lower valve... [Read More]

November 14, 2016
Swedish-Swiss technology developer ABB is introducing the ACS480 general purpose all-compatible drive to meet the energy-efficiency needs of a variety of light industries. The new drive series is specifically designed to optimise pump, fan, and compressor operations in an energy efficient and simple manner in food and beverage, logistics and warehousing, and water and... [Read More]

November 14, 2016
Nordson Corp. has developed a new generation of gear pumps that provides up to 15% greater throughput without an increase in RPM. The BKG BlueFlow gear pumps are a new-generation product range that improves upon well-known technologies developed separately by the Münster-based melt-filtration and gear pump business of Jan-Udo Kreyenborg, and by US-based Xaloy Corp. Both... [Read More]

November 11, 2016
Dutch monitoring equipment manufacturer VPInstruments has introduced a new reliable and easy to use compression fitting and safety cable for all VPFlowCopes models of flowmeters. The Delft-based company produces flowmeters that have to be inserted into pressurised systems. With such meters, it is important that there is a clearly visible safety cable to keep the sensor... [Read More]

November 11, 2016
New Jersey American Water (NJAW) has selected Echologics’ continuous leak detection technology, EchoShore-DX, to reduce water loss, prioritise repairs, and help maximise the life of its buried water infrastructure assets. A subsidiary of American Water, NJAW is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, serving approximately 2.6 million people. The... [Read More]

November 10, 2016
Swiss pump maker Sulzer has signed several agreements with Sohar SWRO Co. to supply pumps for the new 250,000m3/day independent desalination plant in Oman. Commercial operation at the Sohar Independent Water Project (IWP), located Oman’s capital Sohar, is scheduled for 2018. The new facility will allow Oman Water and Procurement Co. (OPWP), the single buyer of... [Read More]

November 9, 2016
MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corp., has received HART certification for its new LP Series of liquid level transmitters under the latest Interoperable Test Kit (ITK) 7.2. The LP Series features the Tank Slayer, RefineME, Chambered, and SoClean models based on MTS Sensors’ proprietary Temposonics magnetostrictive sensing technology. The HART output... [Read More]