ABB and Thomas & Betts Corporation, a North American producer of low voltage products, announced that both companies’ boards of directors have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire...
(Feb. 1, 2012) - Adil Toubia (53) will become CEO of the Oil & Gas Division of Siemens Energy. He succeeds Tom Blades, who has been appointed as a member of the Managing Board of Linde AG. Adil...
China is planning to expand its coal-fired capacity from 646,000 MW in 2010 to 1,030,000,000 in 2020 according to the latest five-year plan.  This will result in annual capital investment of $100...
RADOLFZELL, Germany (Jan. 31, 2013) – Colfax Fluid Handling, a business of Colfax Corporation, has received an order to deliver 21 of its Allweiler screw pumps valued at more than EUR 300,000 for a...
FULTON, Md. (Feb. 7, 2012) - Colfax Corporation announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. On a year-over-year basis, highlights for the fourth...
One electrical equipment specialist is relying on a cleaning system to ensure that a variety of stamped and turned parts are thoroughly degreased at their production facility. The Moeller Group...
The resistant bearings guarantee consistent power supply by overcoming abrasive materials in glacier runoff and river debris.
Five-year project will end with significant emissions reduction (May 11, 2012) – Drax Power Station is a month away from completing the largest steam turbine modernization program in U.K....
Electric Motors: Driving to Higher Efficiency
The freefall in electric motor sales is a direct effect of the worldwide economic downturn, which has severely depressed industrial and commercial productions. Despite the 20 to 30 percent drop in...
Safety concerns prompt dialogue about customized, certified pumps.
SAN DIEGO (Jan. 30, 2013) – GE Grid Automation and Systems Control, a GE customer, have signed a letter of intent to form a strategic relationship designed to provide utility and industrial...
Reduce high vibration and increase reliability with CST gear motor technology in power generation applications.
Pumps & Systems talks with Klaus Barmann about the history of KSB.
The Pumps & Systems on Tour project continues at KSB in Frankenthal, Germany on June 5, 2013.
Safety concerns have prompted dialogues between plant operators and manufacturers on customized, certified pumps.
Maintenance services add value for renewable energy sources.
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (June 20, 2012) – Phoenix Contact celebrated the grand opening of its new Customer and Technology Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. Top company officials from the U.S. and Germany welcomed...
   SENECA FALLS, N.Y. - (March 22, 2012) - ITT Goulds Pumps was recently honored for a video supporting Pump Appreciation Day, an international celebration of pumps as the heart of...
While global energy demand fuels source diversification, coal is still king.
Pumps in Global Power Generation
Pump sales will increase as developing nations expand production to meet demand. While many variables affect the dynamics in global power generation, four major trends drive notable growth...
Proven concepts together with new technologies battle the energy crisis.
KSB's SALINO Pressure Center is a low energy, 4-in-1 technology for use in the oil & gas, hotels & resorts and marine industries.
KSB's developed the SALINO system after hearing a desire for energy and space savings from end users. Capable of producing 60,000 gallons of fresh water per day, the product is currently in field...
Coal-burning power plants can expect higher returns by installing pinch valves in emissions scrubbers.
Many pumps in power plants and other heavy industries are designed and custom engineered for specific applications. The repair and servicing of these pumps should also include careful engineering...
How can pump manufacturers get involved in the country's rapid push to increase power generation capacity?
KSB's facility in Frankenthal, Germany produces 85,000 standard centrifugal pumps per year.
WINTERTHUR, Switzerland (Dec. 19, 2012) – Sulzer Metco announces the completion of the acquisition of Russian company, Protective Coatings LLC, formerly SP Technicord LLC, as of Dec. 18, 2012. With...
Sophisticated asset monitoring systems provide benefits including cost savings, longer equipment life span and production assurance.
Pumps & Systems, December 2008Most energy engineers realize the high cost of energy that extra horsepower air compressors waste while trying to maintain pre-set air pressures. They also realize...