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  • Rotork actuators boost ultrafiltration process October 27, 2021
    The plant will use almost 400 of Rotorks K-TORK rotary vane actuators to aid the ultrafiltration process.San Felipe Springs Water Treatment Plant based in the City of Del Rio, Texas will use almost 400 of Rotork’s K-TORK rotary vane actuators to aid in the ultrafiltration process which the plant uses to process its water. The […]
  • DuPont's award-winning MABR technology October 26, 2021
    DuPont’s OxyMem MABR technology was recently named as one of the nine winners of Ofwat’s Water Breakthrough Challenge, sharing in £36 million to deliver wide scale, transformational change to benefit customers, society, and the environment. Run by Ofwat and Nesta Challenges, in partnership with Arup, the Water Breakthrough Challenge is the second competition delivered under […]
  • Evoqua inaugurates new sustainability and innovation hub October 25, 2021
    Ron Keating, Evoqua's CEO (centre right), was joined at the opening by the Mayor of Pittsburgh, William Peduto (centre left), Evoqua board member and Hall of Fame athlete Lynn Swann (left), and Evoquas chief growth officer Snehal Desai (right). (Photo: Business Wire).Evoqua Water Technologies has officially opened its new Sustainability and Innovation Hub in Pittsburgh, […]
  • Saltworks supplies membrane-based industrial wastewater treatment plants October 22, 2021
    A Saltworks engineer inspects one of the plants FlexEDR stacks.Canadian water treatment specialist, Saltworks Technologies, has supplied two of its membrane-based industrial wastewater treatment plants, the FlexEDR mobile plant and the XtremeRO to separate international customers. Electrodialysis reversal (EDR) and reverse osmosis (RO) can be viewed as competing desalination technologies, but Saltworks offers both and […]
  • NX Filtration hires CFO October 20, 2021
    Marc Luttikhuis, NX Filtrations new CFO.Marc Luttikhuis will join NX Filtration at the start of next year as chief financial officer (CFO). Luttikhuis, who will be based at NX Filtration’s headquarters in Enschede, the Netherlands, previously held CFO positions at automotive towing systems manufacturer Brink Group and European tyre wholesaler Heuver, with responsibility for finance, IT, […]
  • Mann+Hummel unveils carbon zero strategy October 20, 2021
    Filtration specialist Mann+Hummel has published its carbon zero strategy with a pledge that all of the company’s production will be CO2 neutral by 2030. Mann+Hummel’s roadmap to carbon neutrality also includes using 100% renewable energy at all of its sites from next year and to have complete carbon neutrality along its entire value chain by […]
  • Eaton introduces pipeline strainer range at Aquatech October 20, 2021
    Eatons PED-compliant Simplex 72X pipeline basket strainers in ductile iron and stainless steel (CF8M) are designed to protect process equipment in chemical, petrochemical and water applications.The Filtration Division of energy management company Eaton will present its new PED-compliant Simplex 72X cast pipeline basket strainers for water management at Aquatech Amsterdam 2021. Aquatech Amsterdam takes place […]
  • Komline-Sanderson adds stormwater products to growing portfolio October 20, 2021
    Komline-Sanderson Corp has bought AquaShield Inc, a US manufacturer of products for stormwater runoff, rainwater harvesting, and construction site discharges. Chattanooga, Tennessee-based AquaShield designs and manufactures integrated product solutions for filtration and pollutant removal from stormwater runoff. Products include hydrodynamic separators, stormwater filtration systems, catch basin inserts and biofiltration solutions. AquaShield is Komline-Sanderson’s fourth acquisition […]
  • Pentair closes acquisition of Pleatco Filtration October 20, 2021
    Pentair plc has acquired the US filter company Pleatco for approximately US$255 million in cash. Pleatco manufactures water filtration and clean air technologies for pool, spa and industrial air customers. The acquisition provides Pentair with additional replacement filter products that can be sold through both companies’ distribution channels. Pleatco also brings complementary air filtration products […]
  • LiqTech JV wins first Middle East oil and gas order October 12, 2021
    LiqTech International Inc has secured its first oil and gas order through its joint venture in the Middle East. This initial order, valued at around US$4.0 million in sales, was received from a major oil field services company. The customer will deploy LiqTech’s water filtration systems for a fixed monthly rental fee paid to the […]
  • Amazon Filters invests in welding platform October 12, 2021
    The powered lifting platform will help with the safe welding of larger filtration housings such as the one shown here.Amazon Filters has installed a powered lifting platform at its fabrication facility in Camberley, Surrey, UK to help with the welding of larger filtration housings while ensuring operator health and safety. The new motorised platform is the […]
  • Aquatech Innovation Award 2021 nominees October 8, 2021
    Award entries were submitted across five categories, with the jury identifying nominees from each category to be considered as candidates for the overall prize.The Aquatech Innovation Award recognises world-class innovation and technologies that have the potential to disrupt the global water market and this year a total of 12 technologies have been selected by an […]
  • Veolia expands pilot testing with NX Filtration October 7, 2021
    Veolia has been conducting lab-scale tests with NX Filtrations hollow fibre nanofiltration technology at its Scientific & Technological Expertise Department (STED).In a series of two new pilot programmes, Veolia will expand its pilot testing using NX Filtration’s hollow fibre nanofiltration membranes, testing them for the reuse of effluent from a municipal wastewater treatment plant and […]
  • Xylem and Man City’s Pep Guardiola tackle water challenges October 6, 2021
    Xylem and Pep Guardiola are encouraging young people to solve water challenges in their own communities.Pep Guardiola meets young people at a recent Xylem education event.Xylem and Manchester City Football Club manager Pep Guardiola are partnering to promote public engagement on the world’s water challenges. They will campaign for awareness and education, and support community initiatives […]
  • September’s top filtration stories October 6, 2021
    Filtration+Separation’s most popular news stories in September included Pentair’s acquisition of Pleatco Filtration, Mann+Hummel’s new self-cleaning filter and the launch of Clear Edge Filtration’s Lotus Range of filter media. 1. Pentair to acquire Pleatco Filtration Pentair plc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pleatco, a US manufacturer of water filtration and clean air […]
  • British Steel selects Suez for water management contract October 6, 2021
    British Steel Ltd has awarded a chemical and monitoring service contract to Suez Water Technologies & Solutions to improve its environmental footprint and compliance at the company’s integrated steel plant in Scunthorpe, UK. Suez will provide chemicals, services and digital solutions for cooling water, boiler water and wastewater treatment. This will improve automation and offer better […]
  • Andritz launches AI-supported polymer dosage system October 6, 2021
    The Metris addIQ RheoScan measures sludge conditions throughout the thickening and dewatering stages in real time. (Image: Andritz)Andritz has introduced the next generation of its Metris addIQ RheoScan, an optical measurement system for automatic polymer dosage in belt presses and gravity belt tables, which uses AI to increase process stability and reduce operating costs. The […]
  • Aqua Membranes appoints chief technology officer September 29, 2021
    CJ Kurth has joined Aqua Membranes as the company's chief technology officer. A 25-year veteran of the membrane separation industry, Kurth will oversee Aqua Membranes' technology development, intellectual property (IP) creation and defence, production and quality control. Kurth has previously held leadership roles at a number of water sector companies including Osmonics, GE Water, NanoH2O, […]
  • Hydro International supplies stormwater treatment September 29, 2021
    The Up-Flo filters in twin wall chambers, verified to remove 80% suspended solids but with demonstrated removal rates of up to 98%.Specialists in stormwater treatment, Hydro International and Bell Munro Consulting have collaborated to develop an effective and advanced stormwater treatment solution for the Eastways project in Witham, Essex which included the construction of a […]
  • Lanxess upgrades ion exchange resin September 28, 2021
    Ion analysis in an analytical laboratory at Lanxess in Leverkusen. (Image: Lanxess AG)Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has upgraded its Lewatit K 7333 ion exchange resin so that it can be used for oxygen removal in the electronics industry. The improved polymer matrix in conjunction with a modified formula now enables production of the palladium-doped, strongly alkaline anion […]


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  • Caprari introduces new PM pump series October 26, 2021
    The pumps are designed to be consistently durable, keeping the need to replace wearable parts to a minimum.Caprari’s new PM and PMX horizontal pumps’ series are built to withstand high pressures up to 100 bar and can be used in the water industry, reverse osmosis, in snow-making and marine applications. The pumps are designed to […]
  • CIAT heat pumps power renewable energy project October 25, 2021
    One of the CIAT units in the plant room.CIAT, part of Carrier Global Corporation, has provided five HYDROCIAT water-source heat pumps to harness thermal energy from the River Loddon, a tributary of the Thames, reducing a major fruit grower’s carbon footprint and extending its growing season. The CIAT units are arranged in a cascade design, […]
  • Industrial Flow Solutions acquires UK's Clearwater Controls October 21, 2021
    The Deragger +Industrial Flow Solutions has acquired Clearwater Controls Ltd, the Glasgow, Scotland-based provider of intelligent pump-monitoring and anti-ragging solutions. Clearwater Controls’ line of wastewater solutions ranges from deragging intelligent systems to solve specific pumping problems to more advanced monitoring technology to optimise and manage entire water networks. “As technology and smart data bring new […]
  • Grundfos launches intelligent Distributed Pumping System in Thailand October 19, 2021
    Grundfos Distributed Pumping System achieves energy efficiency in cooling systems through utilising intelligent circulator pumps.Grundfos has introduced its Distributed Pumping System in Thailand, which can reduce energy consumption for cooling large commercial buildings by up to 50%, substantially cutting operational costs and helping Thai companies achieve their sustainability goals. Temperature control is one of the […]
  • EKKI celebrates 40th anniversary October 15, 2021
    EKKI has been making pumps for 40 years.India’s EKKI Group is marking 40 years of pump manufacturing with the launch of a “40+ Into the Golden Era” campaign. The campaign showcases key moments of progress for the company throughout the last four decades. The family business was founded in 1981 by P Arumugam along with […]
  • Thordon Bearings appoints new technical director October 14, 2021
    Tony Hamilton (left), technical director and Michael Skrzypczak (right), global service & support manager at Thordon Bearings.Thordon Bearings has hired Anthony Hamilton as its new technical director. Reporting directly to CEO Anna Galon, Hamilton will lead Thordon’s engineering, CAD and new product development teams. “We are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon family as […]
  • Alfa Laval adds to aquaculture portfolio October 12, 2021
    A LiftUP sludge collection system. Image courtesy LiftUP.Alfa Laval has acquired LiftUP, a Norwegian supplier of waste extraction systems for fish farms. Located outside Bergen on the west coast of Norway, LiftUP manufactures, sells and installs pumps and cleaning equipment for the removal of dead fish, waste and sludge from open fish cages. The compressed […]
  • Wilo acquires QuantumFlo October 11, 2021
    Wilo USA LLC has bought QuantumFlo Inc, a US specialist in pressure boosting systems and intelligent pump systems. Sanford, Florida-based QuantumFlo provides products and software solutions for the design and control of pressure boosting systems. “With this acquisition, we are strengthening our presence in the USA in line with our ‘region-for-region’ approach,” said Oliver Hermes, president […]
  • Siemens adds new features to intelligent valve October 7, 2021
    For the first time, actions are autonomously evaluated and executed by the Intelligent Valve and communicated to the building operator.Siemens Smart Infrastructure has added new features to its Intelligent Valve, including an Adaptive Flow Optimizer, automatic pre-setting, continuous optimisation of the delta T limitation (DT) and system-generated reports. The new features make it possible to achieve […]
  • Xylem and Man City’s Pep Guardiola tackle water challenges October 6, 2021
    Xylem and Pep Guardiola are encouraging young people to solve water challenges in their own communities.Pep Guardiola meets young people at a recent Xylem education event.Xylem and Manchester City Football Club manager Pep Guardiola are partnering to promote public engagement on the world’s water challenges. The partners will campaign for awareness and education, and support […]
  • September’s top pump stories October 5, 2021
    Image: DG-Studio/Adobe Stock.World Pumps’ most popular news stories in September included Grundfos’s latest acquisition and the company’s interim results, along with the Pump Industry Awards.   1. Grundfos to acquire US water technology company MECO Grundfos has entered into an agreement to acquire Mechanical Equipment Company Inc (MECO), a US group that engineers and manufactures water purification solutions […]
  • EKKI backs Indian agtech startup October 5, 2021
    EKKI's corporate office in Coimbatore, India.Indian pump manufacturer EKKI has invested in Kissan Pro, a Bengaluru-based agtech (agricultural technology) startup providing a crop management platform. Founded in 2020 by Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) alumni, Kissan Pro offers an all-in-one platform aimed at empowering farmers through technology, design and data science. […]
  • Fischer Process buys Frakes-PumpWorx October 4, 2021
    The Frakes-PumpWorx facility in Westfield, Indianapolis.Fischer Process Industries has acquired Frakes-PumpWorx, a pump and rotating equipment service business based in Westfield, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. “This latest acquisition of Frakes-PumpWorx in Indianapolis, IN, is perfectly aligned with our strategy of offering superior pump and rotating equipment service to customers in our Indiana market areas,”' said Ken […]
  • Celeros Flow Technology offers blind flange solution October 4, 2021
    The locking band mechanism is a duplex stainless steel conical thrust locking band fitted between the closure door and hub.Celeros Flow Technology brand GD Engineering has introduced its flanged GD Bandlock2 closure, which can be fitted to new or existing installations as a direct replacement for a blind flange. The cumulative downtime caused by blind […]
  • Metso Outotec appoints UK distributor for slurry pumps September 28, 2021
    Cyriac Tor Ltd is to distribute Metso Outotec slurry pumping solutions in the UK. The distribution agreement covers Metso Outotec’s slurry pumps, spare parts, seals and hoses, commissioning, service contracts, and technical support to all industry sectors in England, Scotland, and Wales. Saso Kitanoski, Metso Outotec president, Europe, said: “This partnership allows us to extend […]
  • Grundfos brings sustainable pumping to Asia Pacific September 28, 2021
    SQFlex Large is designed to meet the rising demand for solar energy pumps while withstanding the diverse weather conditions spanning the region.Grundfos has introduced the SQFlex Large, an extension of its long-standing SQFlex solar powered submersible pump range, into five markets in the Asia Pacific region for use in its agricultural industries. The markets are […]
  • Kirloskar Brothers introduces new series of borewell submersible pumps September 27, 2021
    The design of the new series features a carbon plus stainless-steel thrust plate, and a FG200 graded casting with cathodic electro deposition (CED) coating makes it corrosion-resistant.Indian pump manufacturer, Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has launched new series of borewell submersible pumps, the NEO Series 4-in, which has been designed for rural, domestic and community water […]
  • Ebara launches virtual antenna shop in Brazil September 27, 2021
    Ebara's Brazilian virtual antenna shop.Ebara Bombas América do Sul Ltda (EBAS) has opened a Virtual Antenna Shop in Brazil. The ecommerce site is a marketplace where the Brazilian company and its sales agents sell EBAS pumps. Dealers and sales agents register their inventories of EBAS products on the Virtual Antenna Shop platform. Customers can then […]
  • Thames Water partners with Samotics on predictive maintenance September 24, 2021
    Samotics' SAM4 hardware inside the motor control cabinet.The UK’s Thames Water Utilities Ltd has selected Samotics as its sole supplier for electrical signature analysis (ESA) technology through to at least 2025. Following a tender process, Netherlands-based Samotics has been awarded a three-year exclusive contract to provide ESA monitoring technology and services for Thames Water’s equipment […]
  • Grundfos to acquire US water technology company MECO September 21, 2021
    Grundfos is acquiring MECO.Grundfos has entered into an agreement to acquire Mechanical Equipment Company Inc (MECO), a US group that engineers and manufactures water purification solutions for a range of industries. MECO operates in the industrial water treatment market with manufacturing and sales offices in the US and international offices in Singapore and Ireland. “We […]