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Metso Begins Construction of New Valve Technology Center

China: Groundbreaking Ceremony

Metso Begins Construction of New Valve Technology Center

01/14/2019 - The groundbreaking ceremony for Metso's new greenfield valve technology center in Jiaxing, Chinaplant took place recently. The new technology center will start operations in spring 2020 and will serve the local and global markets. read...

Metso Delivers First Valves with 3D Printed Parts

Finland: Additive Manufacturing

Metso Delivers First Valves with 3D Printed Parts

12/20/2018 - Metso announced the delivery of the first valves with 3D printed parts from its Helsinki plant. The valves include 3D printed metal components that allow the valves to perform in a particularly demanding application where they need to withstand numerous fast open-close cycles without maintenance. read...

Asahi Kasei Launches Forward Osmosis Membrane System for High-Level Concentration of Liquids

Japan: Forward Osmosis

Asahi Kasei Launches Forward Osmosis Membrane System for High-Level Concentration of Liquids

12/11/2018 - Asahi Kasei has developed an original forward osmosis (FO) membrane system for the high-level concentration of liquids by dehydration without heating or pressurization. The company is currently fabricating small and medium-sized equipment to be loaned to food and pharmaceutical manufacturers for introduction on a trial basis, with commercialization targeted in 2020. read...

Safe, Reliable and Efficient Pharma Pumps

Pumps

Safe, Reliable and Efficient Pharma Pumps

01/16/2019 - Alfa Laval is expanding its successful range of Ultra Pure pharmaceutical pumps with an even larger selection. Whether a pharmaceutical or biotech process requires a centrifugal or PD (positive displacement) pump, the complete range of Alfa Laval Ultra Pure pumps cover virtually any pharma or biotech need. read...

Pumps that Meet Strict Hygienic Standards

Displacement Pumps

Pumps that Meet Strict Hygienic Standards

01/16/2019 - Mouvex, one of the leading manufacturers of positive displacement pumps, has announced that its Abaque Series peristaltic (hose) pumps are now available with FDA and EC 1935/2004 certified hoses. By incorporating these new hygienic hoses into the design, Abaque Series pumps are now ideally suited for the production of food and beverage products that require strict hygienic standards. read...

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Pfeiffer Vacuum Inaugurated New Production Site in Romania

Romania: Vacuum Pumps

Pfeiffer Vacuum Inaugurated New Production Site in Romania

Pfeiffer Vacuum has opened its new production facility in Cluj, Romania. The new building has increased the production and service capacity for turbopump and backing pump components. read...

Climate-Friendly Propane Heat Pumps

Germany: Heat Pumps

Climate-Friendly Propane Heat Pumps

Fraunhofer researchers have now contributed to the development of a heat pump that uses propane instead of harmful fluorinated greenhouse gases. The pump is both more climate-friendly and more efficient, the scientists claim. read...

How EPCs Optimize the Selection of a Closed Drain Drum Pump

Case study

How EPCs Optimize the Selection of a Closed Drain Drum Pump

A National Oil Company (NOC) in Africa planned a massive new inlet separation and boosting facility in a mature natural gas field. The plant’s function is to take fluids from the existing gathering system and boost their pressure at the inlet of the existing gas and liquid processing facilities. This infrastructure compresses gas for commercial sale. read...