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Jun 18, 2019
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COUPLINGS NEWS
Jun 18, 2019
Huco has launched an e-commerce service that allows end users to order precision couplings direct from the company’s manufacturing headquarters. The online platform allows small volume orders to be delivered globally, with next day shipping on standard orders. Huco, which is a brand of Altra Industrial Motion, offers... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
Jun 18, 2019
Technology company Honeywell has launched Honeywell Forge for Industrial, an enterprise performance management software for operational technology. The platform leverages process and asset digital twins, advanced data analytics and process industry knowledge to help industrial manufactures achieve peak performance. Honeywell Forge for Industrial collects and integrates... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 14, 2019
Work is due to begin on the final stage of a £1 million (€1.12 million) project to refurbish the Parkeston pumping station in Essex, UK, according to a government release. Located at the lower end of the Ramsey/Dock River near Harwich, the pumping station protects homes and... [Read More]

FLOWMETERS NEWS
Jun 14, 2019
Tasi Group has announced the purchase of Sierra Instruments, a global specialist in flow measurement instrumentation and testing, in line with the company’s expansion of its flow segment business. This second acquisition follows the purchase of Onicon in April, a company which designs and manufactures flowmeters and... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 13, 2019
Wastewater service provider SUEZ has announced an investment of $17 million (€15 million) at the Stanton water treatment plant in Delaware, US. According to the company, the project adds 4 million gallons of treated water storage at the plant, as well as a 6,000 square foot pumping... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 13, 2019
Indian pump manufacturer EKKI Pumps and Germany-based HOMA Pumpenfabrik are investing in a new factory in Coimbatore, India under their joint venture (JV). The factory will manufacture parts for HOMA’s production lines, as well as producing wastewater pumps for India and neighbouring markets. It will be EKKI’s fourth... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jun 12, 2019
Flow control product manufacturer CIRCOR has signed an investment agreement to build a new facility in the Weihai Economic & Technological Development Zone (ETDZ). The agreement supports CIRCOR’s strategy to support customers in China and Asia Pacific. “CIRCOR has a long relationship with Weihai ETDZ and we are... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jun 12, 2019
Actuated valves manufacturer Valworx has announced the introduction a new line of PVC butterfly valves, which feature lightweight PVC body construction with a polypropylene (PP) disc. The valves are NSF 61 certified for potable drinking water. Other features include expanded size range, with valve diameters from 2–12... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 12, 2019
German pump manufacturer Netzsch Pumps & Systems offers insight into the highly efficient multi screw pumps for oil and gas applications, regardless of viscosity. What is particularly important in the oil sector however – even more important than efficiency – is the flexibility that displacement pumps provide... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Jun 11, 2019
Houston, Texas-headquartered Phillips 66 has formed two separate 50/50 joint ventures (JVs) with Plains All American Pipeline and Bridger Pipeline. The two JVs will be known as Red Oak Pipeline and Liberty Pipeline, respectively. Red Oak Pipeline Under the 50/50 JV, Phillips 66 is proceeding with construction of the... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jun 11, 2019
US-based API valves manufacturer CORTEC has been audited and approved as an API 6D licensed manufacturer, the company has announced. The API specification defines requirements for the design, manufacturing, assembly, testing and documentation of ball, check, gate and plug valves for pipeline and piping systems for petroleum... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 11, 2019
UK and Irish association the British Pump Manufacturers' Association (BPMA) has agreed to freeze membership fees at the rate set in 2018. Offering real value for money, historically any increase in annual membership fees has been in line with inflation and increased operational costs, which has recently... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jun 10, 2019
Water technology company Xylem has unveiled a new publication at ACE19, which offers six strategies to transform the economics of utility water management. The ‘Harness the Power of Decision Intelligence’ paper discusses how Xylem’s portfolio of ‘decision intelligence’ tools uses the power of digital technologies to transform... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jun 10, 2019
Global manufacturing and industrial equipment supplier SPX Flow has announced the availability of a range of flow control solutions for liquid terminals and tank storage applications. The company offers mixers and valves, which contribute to efficient, economical and safe distribution of liquid commodities in facilities around the world. The... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Jun 5, 2019
US pipeline integrity solutions provider JP Services has launched a new Water Management Division to service pipeline owners and operators. The new division will provide cradle-to-grave water services alongside JP Services’ midstream offering suite, reducing cost and inefficiency for customers. “Providing a turnkey suite of midstream services is... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Jun 4, 2019
Piping and leak detection systems provider Perma-Pipe International has announced that its subsidiary Perma-Pipe Middle East has established Perma-Pipe Egypt, with plans to set up a new production facility in Beni Suef, near Cairo. The Egyptian subsidiary has been set up in response to increased demand for... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jun 4, 2019
Oil and gas engineering services provider Plexus Holdings has announced the formation of the Plexus Pressure Control (PPC) joint venture (JV), which will exclusively supply surface production xmas trees and wellhead annulus outlet valves. Following the sale of the company’s jack-up exploration wellhead rental division to TechnipFMC... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 3, 2019
CIRCOR International brand SCHROEDAHL has announced that new self-modulating TDL automatic recirculation valves (ARVs) are now on offer in cast material that is over 35% lighter than previous versions. The all-in-one pump protection solutions enable pumping solutions in process, refinery, chemical and other applications to continue running... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jun 3, 2019
Valve specialist GEMÜ has announced the launch of electrical position indicators for manually and pneumatically operated quarter turn valves. In order to automate process plants, GEMÜ’s limit switch box detects the valve position of quarter turn valves, signalled by an optical indication and transmitted to the plant... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 31, 2019
Weir Valves & Controls USA (WVC USA) has successfully completed the audit process and has been recommended for continued certification to ISO 9001:2015 standards, the company announced. The Quality Policy Manual and related procedures have been reviewed for compliance and all employees have been trained on the updated manual.... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 30, 2019
Norwegian pump supplier PG Flow Solutions has been awarded a contract by Keppel Shipyard to supply high flow seawater pumps to the Gimi floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, for an undisclosed sum. The company has been contracted to deliver four large seawater pumps, each with a... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 30, 2019
Rotork has announced that its intelligent full-turn electric actuators have been supplied to a customer’s upstream shale gas production wells in the US. The company’s IQTF actuators provide reliable flow control for oil and gas operations, with accuracy to 0.3% and resolution to 0.1%. The US customer has... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
May 29, 2019
Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney have received funding from Sydney Water to test the ability of optical technology to detect water leaks. Sydney Water has provided funding to Professor Francois Ladouceur from the UNSW School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications and partners... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 29, 2019
Quattroflow, part of PSG, a Dover company has extended its line of single-use pumps with the introduction of its QF30SU single-use diaphragm pump. With flow rate capabilities ranging from 0.06-30 litres per hour (0.02-8 gallons per hour), the new pump can be used for handling a variety... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
May 28, 2019
Sandvik has announced the launch of a new self-service online platform that lets customers access information related to round bar, hollow bar, pipe, flanges and fittings. The new E-Track platform, which is described by the company as an “industry first among steel producers”, includes a personalised dashboard... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 28, 2019
AMERICAN Flow Control, the valve and hydrant division of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, has announced the formation of a company dedicated to research and development. The company, which will be known as AMERICAN Innovation, plans to build the AMERICAN Flow Control Center for Innovative Excellence in... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
May 28, 2019
Industrial measurement technology and automation solutions provider Endress+Hauser has released its full-year 2018 results, experiencing strong growth across all regions, sectors and product areas. Throughout 2018, the group increased sales and profits, made considerable investments and created hundreds of new jobs around the world. “The bottom line is,... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
May 23, 2019
British private equity firm Blue Water Energy has announced the acquisition of Pipeline Technique Limited (PTL) for an undisclosed sum. PTL, which provides pipeline welding, field joint coating and spoolbase services to the energy industry, was previously owned by Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC). The company has carried out... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 23, 2019
Pumps and valves manufacturer Crane has made a hostile takeover bid for CIRCOR for approximately $894 million (€802 million), as reported by Reuters. The unsolicited proposal to acquire all outstanding shares of CIRCOR common stock for $45 per share in cash was rejected by CIRCOR. According to... [Read More]

FLOWMETERS NEWS
May 22, 2019
UK-based flowmeter manufacturer Titan Enterprises has launched a new device for water leak management within properties and the immediate vicinity. Developed in collaboration with leading UK water industry players, the device will be used to monitor customer water usage at an individual appliance level. It will also aim... [Read More]

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