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Yokogawa Acquires Advanced Chemical Injection Provider

Norway: Control Valves

Yokogawa Acquires Advanced Chemical Injection Provider

08/17/2017 - Yokogawa Electric Corporation acquired Techinvent2, a Norwegian enterprise that holds the rights to Fluid Com, a chemical injection metering valve (CIMV). read...

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...

Is There a Cheap Alternative for Flowmeters?

Valves

Is There a Cheap Alternative for Flowmeters?

10/24/2017 - There might be a cheaper way to measure the volume stream: Control valves like the Vary-P by Bronkhorst for controlling high-pressure gas flow with high pressure differences of up to 400 bar (later on extended to 700 bar!) can be used as a more compact and cheaper alternative to flow meters, which are combined with valves that are controlled pneumatically or using a servomotor. For controlling process pressure, Vary-P valves are often combined with pressure meters. read...

Keeping an Eye on Pump Performance Even from Afar

Software/Pumps

Keeping an Eye on Pump Performance Even from Afar

10/24/2017 - A new technology shall use IIoT architecture solutions to monitor pump performance... read...

Articles

No More Wrong Connections: There Is a Right Coupling and Disconnect for Every Application

Quick couplings

No More Wrong Connections: There Is a Right Coupling and Disconnect for Every Application

07/19/2017 - Quick couplings ensure clean and safe medium transport – Whether it is material transfer in the production plant, filling in containers or the loading and unloading of tank cars - quick couplings are the interfaces of liquid transport processes. But what is important when configuring or selecting such coupling solutions? From mono couplings to clean-break technology, specialists offer the right connection for each process - and incidentally “connect” the inconspicuous hose with IIoT-networks.n. read...

NEWS

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

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...

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...