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KSB Forms Task Force to Combat Asian Brand and Trademark Infringements

Germany: Brand Infringement

KSB Forms Task Force to Combat Asian Brand and Trademark Infringements

05/05/2017 - Since July 2016, the KSB Group has identified 420 marketers on eight different online platforms who are illegally misusing the manufacturer’s product names. To put a stop to this conduct, the German manufacturer of pumps and compressors has now established a task force. read...

Metso's Emergency Shutdown Valves Safeguard Petrochemical Processes

Oman: Valves and Controls

Metso's Emergency Shutdown Valves Safeguard Petrochemical Processes

04/28/2017 - Metso announced that it will supply 400 Neles emergency shutdown (ESD) valves for an ethylene cracker as part of the new Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex (LPIC) Project in Sohar, Oman. read...

Metsä Fibre Prepares Start-Up of Next-Generation Bioproduct Mill

Finland: Valve Solutions and Maintenance

Metsä Fibre Prepares Start-Up of Next-Generation Bioproduct Mill

04/24/2017 - Metsä Fibre announced that preparations for the start-up of their next-generation bioproduct mill are currently under way in Äänekoski, Finland. Start-up is scheduled for late summer 2017. In 2015 Metso was selected as the main supplier of the bioproduct mill's valve solutions. read...

Protecting Valves with Correct Maintenance Procedures

Tutorial for Valves

Protecting Valves with Correct Maintenance Procedures

06/30/2017 - To ensure valves continue to operate as they should, they require routine maintenance. To help its customers keep processes running smoothly, SPX Flow has released a series of step-by-step video guides to maintaining its products. The latest of these covers disassembly, seal replacement and reassembly of its APV Delta RUF Check Valve. read...

Precise Control with Higher Flow

Diaphragm Valve

Precise Control with Higher Flow

06/30/2017 - In future, there will be a larger selection of versions of the world's first controllable single-use diaphragm valve, the Gemü Sumondo: In addition to a pneumatically operated version, the product range also includes a version with a handwheel for manual operation. read...

Articles

The Next Generation of Couplings and Disconnects

Disconnects: Technology Compared

The Next Generation of Couplings and Disconnects

06/28/2017 - Double ball-valve dry disconnects set new standard in chemical handling — Operators that handle hazardous liquids or toxic chemicals have high demands for loading systems, hoses, pipes and couplings. But how to design such a system? Are traditional bayonet-and-plunger styles still the go-to-solution for chemicals or has the time of new coupling technology finally come? read...

NEWS

Emerson Publishes Update to Acquisition of Pentair's Valves and Controls Business

USA: Mergers & Acquisitions

Emerson Publishes Update to Acquisition of Pentair's Valves and Controls Business

In order to receive final regulatory approval for the acquisition of Pentair's Valves & Controls business, Emerson has announced to divest a business within the unit. read...

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

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

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...