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Volume 2, Issue 2
Published: June 9, 2014
Fluid handling industry M&A activity - 2013 review and 2014 outlook
As shown in the below graph the M&A activity in the industry slowed somewhat in 2013 versus 2012 with 45 transactions compared to 49 transactions in 2012. However, the anomaly in this comparison is...
Transfer line failure: use of passive shutdown systems
When incompatible parts are used together and hoses come loose from their fittings, the result can be devastating on workers and the surrounding environment. Add a confined space to the mix and it can...
Water and wastewater industry drives demand for continuous ultrasonic level devices
Infrastructure for the water and wastewater industry is the keystone market for continuous ultrasonic level devices (ULD) and its importance is only expected to grow. Global investment in this infrastructure...
Breaking new ground
Limit switches, also known as point level sensors, are based on old but reliable technology. Level, switching and pressure instrumentation supplier Vega has re-engineered this technology and developed...
Camargue flood prevention
The Petit Camargue lies in the Languedoc- Roussillon Region of southern France between the Mediterranean Sea and the right side of the Petit Rhône, one of the two arms of the Rhône River Delta....
A matter of (eccentric disc pump) principle
Eccentric disc technology has gained legendary status in western Europe as the pump style that measures its success over decades rather than just years. One specific eccentric disc pump style that was...
Choosing the right pump for a challenging application
A Rhode Island company in the high performance alloy business had a problem with its current pumps. Frequent repairs, lack of space, and energy inefficiencies plagued their operations. By nature, their...
Reducing costs through correct valve specification
Choosing the correct design and specification of valve for a process can save money, reduce downtimes and minimise product loss or contamination. From choosing the most effective seat material, to the...
Hermetically sealed dosing pump with low shear
The pharmaceutical industry requires dedicated pump techniques for pumping cells and other sensitive products. Unfortunately there are very few process pumps available for small flow rates because the...
Comprehensive solution
DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). The company was established in 1995 as a lynch pin supplier of transport and associated services to the nuclear industry...