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Xylem opens office in Vietnam
Pump specialist Xylem Inc has opened a new office in Hanoi, Vietnam, to market its pumps and to further develop its pump rental operations.
Thompson Pump launches new high-head model
US-based Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co., Inc has introduced a new 6-inch, high-head 6JCC pump.
Xylem boosts pump rental in Brazil
Xylem said it will expand its pump rental operation in Brazil during the next three years. This year it is strengthening its rental operations in São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro and it will open new locations in 2013 and 2014.
Pump review: IRN reports on rental pump applications and new submersibles
IRN brings two pages of pump news, including application stories, new pump launches and developments in pump rental operations worldwide.
Pioneer Pumps to establish factory in Middle East
Pioneer Pump will open a new pump assembly plant in the Middle East as it continues its international expansion. The new 1000 m2 facility – likely to be in Sharjah, UAE – will help the company meet growing demand for its pumps in the region.
Xylem invests heavily in French pump rental fleet
Pump manufacturer Xylem is to make significant investments in its French rental fleet in the coming five years to expand its product range and open new facilities.
Xylem expands Godwin plant
Pump equipment producer breaks ground on Godwin factory extension in New Jersey, US
Hertz buys Californian pump rental company
Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) has acquired DW Pumps, a pump rental company in Northern California with annual revenues of around US$6 million.
Xylem launches Godwin pumps incorporating Flygt technology
Xylem – the pump and water technology company recently spun off from ITT Corp – has launched a new range of Godwin portable pumps incorporating ‘non-clog’ technology first used on Xylem’s Flygt submersible pumps.
Pumps: new products and rental application stories
A round-up of new product information and applications stories from the pump rental sector.
Xylem to offer ‘turnkey’ pump rental service worldwide
Xylem, the new name for the ITT Water & Wastewater business recently spun off from ITT Corp, said it will offer a turnkey dewatering service for contractors through its worldwide sales and distribution network.
Sulzer completes Cardo acquisition
Swiss industrial group Sulzer has completed the acquisition of Cardo Flow Solutions, the Swedish group that owns the ABS, Pumpex and Scanpump brands.
ITT Water & Wastewater to be renamed Xylem
ITT Water & Wastewater, the ITT division that includes the Flygt, Godwin and Grindex pump brands, is to be renamed Xylem as part of the previously announced spin-off of the company before the end of this year.
Godwin to show new Flygt sludge pumps at IRE
Godwin Pumps, part of the ITT Water & Wastewater business, will use IRE to show a new sludge series of its flagship Flygt 2600 drainage pump range.
Godwin Pumps to integrate ITT technology
Godwin Pumps, exhibiting at ConExpo, said impeller designs and remote pump monitoring systems from ITT are to be integrated into Godwin’s dri-prime pumps – the first technical synergies between the two since ITT acquired Godwin last year.
Pioneer Pump opens South African assembly plant
Pioneer Pump opened a pump assembly facility in Johannesburg, South Africa, at the end of 2010. The plant will assemble portable pumps for the rental and mining markets in southern Africa.
National Hire buys Australian pump maker Sykes Group
National Hire buys Sykes GroupNational Hire Group, part-owner of Coates Hire, is to acquire the Australian pump manufacturer Sykes Group for A$50 million (€36 million).
New Selwood high-head pumps, plus other pump launches
UK pump manufacturer Selwood is redesigning its H series high head pumps and thinks more rental companies should be renting them. Murray Pollok reports from the company’s head office near Southampton. Plus, on other pages we report on the latest rental pumps.
John Paz talks to Murray Pollok about renting pumps in North America.
Godwin Pumps is known worldwide for its Dri-Prime pumps manufactured in the UK, but the company also runs a massive pump rental business in the US. Murray Pollok spoke to John Paz, Godwin’s president.
ABS pumps help dewater Black Forest hydroelectric project
German tunnelling contractor Baresel Gmbh is using a mix of owned and rented ABS pumps on a tunnel dewatering application as part of a major project to build a 1400 MW hydroelectric power station in the Black Forest, close to the border with Switzerland.
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