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08.05.2018

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Puts Pumps into the Internet of Things

KSB is presenting a new pump monitoring system called KSB Guard. Networked vibration and temperature sensors fitted directly to the pump make availability at plant level transparent for the first time.

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20.03.2018

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Enter the Age of the Internet of Things

Taking existing process equipment into the industry-4.0-age: The new pump monitoring system called KSB Guard provides networked vibration and temperature sensors fitted directly to the pump to make availability at plant level transparent.

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29.01.2018

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KSB Refinery Pumps to Ease Traffic in Oman

The KSB Group has supplied 39 pumps manufactured to API 610 standard to Oman. Here you can read how the German pump specialists thereby help to ease traffic in the Sultanate.

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22.06.2017

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Compact Design for High Pressure

Adding a new dimension: KSB has extended its product range of compact high-pressure Movitec pumps by a new horizontal version. The new H(S)I has both the suction and discharge nozzle are arranged at the 90-degree angle typical for process centrifugal pumps.

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10.05.2017

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KSB forms task force to combat Asian brand and trademark infringements

Germany – Since July 2016, the KSB Group has identified 420 marketers on eight different online platforms with illegal practice who are misusing the manufacturer’s product names. To put a stop to this, the German manufacturer of pumps and compressors has now established a task fo...

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05.05.2017

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KSB Forms Task Force to Combat Asian Brand and Trademark Infringements

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.

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17.08.2016

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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 p...

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20.06.2016

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High-pressure Pump for a Powerful Performance

KSB is launching its Movitec 125 pumps, complementing its current range of vertical high-pressure pumps. The multistage centrifugal pumps are designed for fluids such as water, coolants, condensate and mineral oils.

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27.04.2016

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In Control of the Flow

From KSB comes the new Pump Drive variable speed system, featuring three new functions, which have been especially created for operating waste water pumps.

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22.10.2015

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KSB to Invest Strongly in USA

KSB Group is investing about 75 million US dollars in its US site in Grovetown, of which 40 million US dollars are going to a new foundry.

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17.09.2015

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How to Rectify Any Pump Inefficiency Before It Becomes a Problem

How can operators ascertain whether a pump is deficient and a failure imminent? The traditional approach: Installing sensors, e.g. for structure-borne noise, pressure, temperature, flow, power consumption, bearing position, at critical points and continuously evaluating the colle...

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22.09.2014

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KSB to Supply 6,580 Valves for New Power Station in India

A new steam power plant is currently being built in Barh, in the Indian State of Bihar. For this purpose, the KSB Group supplied a two-digit million euro amount worth of valves by April 2014.

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04.07.2014

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KSB Wins a Major Contract for Vietnam Refinery

March 2014 saw KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Frankenthal, Germany, win a contract to supply 189 process pumps for the new Nghi Son refinery in Vietnam. The location is situated around 200 kilometres south of Hanoi in the Tinh Gia district.

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24.06.2014

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A New Mag-Drive Pump for Process Engineering Applications

Available in 52 sizes, the latest generation of KSB’s Magnochem mag-drive pumps is primarily characterised by high outputs per size ensuring extremely low energy consumption. All pump characteristics conform to the ISO 2858/EN 22 858/ISO 5199 standards.

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05.06.2014

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KSB to Invest € 12 million in French Production Site

The KSB Group has announced a large investment in its La Roche-Chalais factory located in the west of France. The aim is to strengthen and extend the company’s position on the global cryogenic valves market.

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15.04.2014

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Waste Water Pump Station Build for Confined Spaces

KSB presents a new variant of the Ama DS³ waste water pump station. It is a combination of a patented, dry-installed solids separation system and two waste water pumps in back pull-out design.

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23.01.2014

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Magnetic Couplings Seal New Zero-Leakage Refinery Pumps

KSB South Africa in cooperation with Eagle Burgmann specified high-efficiency magnetic couplings to seal the shaft for the newly designed API 685 process pump. It was also decided to use the couplings from the proven MAK685 series because they reliably cover a broad application f...

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22.01.2014

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Water for Algeria — KSB Pumps make it possible

Middle of last year, Belgian subsidiary KSB Belgium received an order for equipping a new pumping station for the Athmania project with ten large water pumps.

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18.04.2013

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KSB Opens New Factory for Pumps and Valves in Brazil

KSB has inaugurated its new factory in Jundiaí, Brazil, some 50 km north of São Paulo, which has so far cost the pumps and valves manufacturer € 15 million.

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22.11.2012

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Energy–Efficient Motor Design – One Trend, Different Approaches

Energy efficiency was at the top of the list of issues which were communicated to visitors at Achema 2012. In the aftermath of the show, the industry continues to look for ways of exploiting the opportunities that exist to save energy in chemical production. The quest has been pa...

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29.10.2012

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KSB’s Pump Wins Award

KSB’s MegaCPK pump has won the "Global Centrifugal Pumps New Product Innovation Award". Each year, the consulting company Frost & Sullivan presents this award to companies that have distinguished themselves by way of innovation and new, intelligent products in the field of ce...

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24.04.2012

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KSB’s MegaCPK: A Lean, Mean Combination

The fewer the components the better — the insides of the pump type series MegaCPK is really as simple as that. This intelligent piece of re-engineering caters not only to lower maintenance costs, but also to higher operating reliability and optimised efficiency.

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15.03.2012

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Standardised chemical pump for the global market

The new MegaCPK type series from KSB distinguishes itself above all by a high output per size and hence very low energy consumption.

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30.01.2012

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KSB Increases Consolidated Sales Revenue

The Frankenthal-based pumps and valves manufacturer has published its Report on Financial Year 2011. The provisional figures show a new record in sales revenue. In 2011, the KSB Group’s sales revenue increased by 7.2 percent, exceeding the two billion euros mark for the first tim...

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18.11.2011

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KSB Opens New Valve Production in China

KSB opens its's fifth manufacturing location in China: The company now manufactures gate and globe valves in Changzhou.

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20.07.2011

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KSB Establishes Presence in Dubai With New Regional Headquarter

With the Middle East becoming a major hub and manufacturing location, more and more companies aim to establish a presence in the Arabian world. German KSB recently announced the opening of a subsidiary headquarter in Dubai/UAE.

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15.06.2011

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Pumps Pass Endurance Test in Pressurised Coal Gasification Process

Corrosive and abrasive, hot and aggressive — such are the character traits of the gas liquor to be handled in a pressurised coal gasification plant. The pumps used, though, parry the attack with their intelligent design and high-quality materials.

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17.02.2011

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KSB To Deliver Pumps For Coal Gasification In India

By April 2011, KSB Aktiengesellschaft will deliver a total of 44 process pumps as well as various auxiliary systems and frequency inverters for a coal gasification plant in India.

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21.04.2010

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New Pump Monitoring Unit

KSB has launched a new pump monitoring unit.

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02.06.2009

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Pumps for Green Technology: Geothermal, Solar Thermal, Biofuels and Small Hydropower

The time is rapidly approaching when oil, gas and coal will no longer be able to satisfy worldwide demand for energy. In response, politicians are forcing the development of renewable and alternative sources of energy. As is the case in conventional process engineering, pumps hav...

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23.01.2009

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How KSB Handles Product Variation and Engages in Innovation Management

KSB received the “2008 Best Innovator” award in the “Complexity Management” category. What exactly was it that so impressed the judges from A.T. Kearney and WirtschaftsWoche business magazine? PROCESS went to find out.

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14.01.2009

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Pump Monitoring/Early Fault Detection and New Service Strategies

How does a user know that degradation is taking place in a pump and that it will eventually lead to a major fault? Manufacturers are working hard to develop intelligent diagnostic systems. The goal is to develop simple solutions which are cost-effective even on small pumps. Suppl...

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17.12.2007

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Centrifugal Pumps: Tracking Down Cavitation and Other Problems

On a major part of the pump breakdowns in the Chemical Process Industry, the causes are NPSH problems, gas admixtures in the transported fluids, dry running or operating a pump outside the permitted range.

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