Editor's Note: The information presented here is based on reliable insight from experts within the pump industry and relevant association leaders. At press time, details on the new U.S. presidential...
We have just faced the toughest recession of our modern times. In my 40-plus years of executive search for the rotating equipment and valve industry, I have seen no less than six recessions, and this...
Pumps and Systems, June 2009In response to the substantial flood damage that New Orleans, La., sustained from Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hurricane Protection Office awarded a...
Pumps and Systems, May 2009From the front office to the factory floor, lean initiatives (and more advanced Six Sigma training) can help companies increase production, improve quality and contribute to...
Pumps & Systems, August 2008Editor's Note: This article includes information obtained from various sources and research and is intended to be a general overview of recent mergers and...
A business model based on OEM and supplier knowledge sharing is essential to the long-term success of any manufacturer.
While recent news about the engineering labor force has been grim, experts say that unemployed engineers should not lose hope about future job prospects in the pump or related industries. In this...
Pumps & Systems, December 2008 In the past year, the rate of acceleration in the cost of raw materials (including steel, iron ore, copper and aluminum) has reached unprecedented levels in the...
In the past year, the rate of acceleration in the cost of raw materials (including steel, iron ore, copper and aluminum) has reached unprecedented levels in the pump and rotating equipment industries....
Unlocking Hidden Value: Synergies in Pump Services
Mergers and acquisitions can help drive a company's success in the services market.The market for pump services is in a state of flux. Although it is highly fragmented, it enjoys relatively high...