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Lewa to Keep Pushing forward Specializing in Pumps and Integrated Systems Solutions

Germany: Acquisition in the United Arab Emirates

Lewa to Keep Pushing forward Specializing in Pumps and Integrated Systems Solutions

12/06/2016 - Metering and process diaphragm pumps manufacturer Lewa has signed a purchase contract with Seko Middle East FZE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seko S.p.A., to take effect on December 1, 2016. The object of the agreement was the takeover of the entire plant, including all assets and the chemical injection package (CIP) business for the oil and gas sector, the (petro-)chemical industry and the power plant sector. The acquisition is part of the Lewa Group’s strategy of specializing in pumps and integrated systems solutions. read...

The Global No.1 Exhibition for Industrial Valves Opens Its Doors

Valve World 2016

The Global No.1 Exhibition for Industrial Valves Opens Its Doors

11/29/2016 - They are made to work everywhere and still vary widely in size and application: fittings that ensure safety in the oil and gas industries, channel fluids through chemical plants, control the supply and drainage of water, gas or highly corrosive media or regulate the correct flow in the beverage industry. read...

Atlas Copco to Complete Acquisition of Leybold Vacuum

Germany: Vacuum Technology

Atlas Copco to Complete Acquisition of Leybold Vacuum

09/01/2016 - Effective as of September 1, 2016, Atlas Copco owns the former Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum GmbH, renamed Leybold GmbH, who will keep their traditional and well-known brand in the market. read...

Modular vs. Megaplant: The Fight for the Future of Engineering

Engineering Concepts Modular vs Megaplant

Modular vs. Megaplant: The Fight for the Future of Engineering

11/30/2016 - Whether major project or container factory: What is decisive is the networking — What does chemical production of tomorrow look like? While the mega plants score with their scaling effects in giant proportions, the modular plant scores in flexibility thanks to the construction kit principle. Container modules against projects worth billions — an unequal battle. But perhaps on closer look David and Goliath are not really so different? read...

Pumping Abrasive Media? Take it Easy!

Pumps

Pumping Abrasive Media? Take it Easy!

11/14/2016 - Handling demanding media just got easier: A new pump technology expands the range of applications — A technology that till now was only available for the continuous operation with expensive process pumps makes its debut on the mass market: A new double hose-diaphragm pump provides in-built compressor and bypass flow control for pressure ranges up to 16 bar. read...

Articles

Open the Sluices: Why Stainless Steel is the Future of Valves

Valveworld 2016

Open the Sluices: Why Stainless Steel is the Future of Valves

11/08/2016 - The specialists among the valves: Stainless steel valves take the limelight at Valve World Expo 2016 — With their unrivaled resistance against corrosion, stainless steel valves are the perfect choice for applications in the food and pharmaceutical industries. As this market rides on a seemingly never-ending growth curve, manufacturers and exhibitors at Valve World Expo have perfect reason for optimism. read...

NEWS

KSB to Receive Order from Brazilian Cellulose Producer

Brazil: Boiler Feed Pumps

KSB to Receive Order from Brazilian Cellulose Producer

August and October this year will see the KSB group supply three boiler feed pumps for a new cellulose production plant located in Três Lagoas, in the federal state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The customer is one of the world's leading producers of cellulose using eucalyptus plants. read...

Maag Opens Sales and Service Center in India

India:Powder and Bulk Handling

Maag Opens Sales and Service Center in India

Maag, a leading global manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing systems, filtration systems, and pulverizers, has announced the opening of its first sales and service center in India which includes a world-class rotor sharpening workshop for strand pelletizers. The opening of the new India service facility follows the recent expansion of Maag’s sales and service center in Thailand. read...

KBL Bags ISO 50001: 2011 - Energy Management System certification

India: Energy Efficiency

KBL Bags ISO 50001: 2011 - Energy Management System certification

Kirloskar Brothers (KBL), the leading global fluid management company, has received an ISO 50001: 2011 – Energy Management System certification for its Dewas facility in Madhya Pradesh. read...