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Vogelsang to Present Technology for Plant Optimization
Vogelsang is presenting its wide range of technica...Vogelsang is presenting its wide range of technical solutions for the optimization of biogas plants.

Precise Pressure Monitoring in Systems and Piping with Gemü
Gemü´s new 3140 series pressure gauges facilitate ...Gemü´s new 3140 series pressure gauges facilitate precision measuring across a wider range of pressures and temperatures. With these latest additions to their product portfolio, Ingelfingen-based valve specialists Gemü are modernising their range of measurement systems.

Drive Solutions with Reinforced Bearings for Agitators and Pumps by Nord Drivesystems
Usually, standard gear units are designed to allow...Usually, standard gear units are designed to allow for a great number of ratios and, consequently, speeds. But with regard to component safety, they are sufficiently dimensioned to match the motor power to be expected.

Grundfos Launches New CR Product Achieving New Efficiency Heights for Multi-Stage in-Line Pumps
Grundfos has launched its new generation of CR pumps – which exceeds current energy efficiency limits for multi-stage in-line pumps.

Motor-driven Meteing Pump Sigma X from ProMinent
Representing the systematic evolution of our Sigma...Representing the systematic evolution of our Sigma product range, the new Sigma X combines its durability and process reliability with an innovative and uniform operating concept coupled with comprehensive connectivity.

High Safety Level under Extreme Conditions: Simotics XP Chemstar
Simotics XP Chemstar is a customized solution from...Simotics XP Chemstar is a customized solution from Siemens for the chemical and petrochemical industries as well as oil and gas. The new low-voltage motors are offered with preconfigured industry-specific option packages tailored to the specific requirements of the process industry. Benefits for customers include fast, simple processes, standardized components and low lifecycle costs.

Leybold Announces Innovative Dry Vacuum Pump
Short, reliable and clean production processes are...Short, reliable and clean production processes are more important than ever for the increasingly digital and globally active value chains, in addition to high- quality results. Vacuum technology provides a significant contribution to meeting these requirements. Leybold has designed the new VARODRY vacuum pump series for efficient industrial vacuum processes.

New Robust, Hygienic Pressure Sensor by Baumer
A new hygienic pressure sensor which features a co...A new hygienic pressure sensor which features a condensate-proof silicon measuring cell within a robust IP69K rated stainless steel housing to ensure optimum operating safety in demanding hygienic applications has been introduced by sensing specialists Baumer Ltd.

Exhibitions + Conferences

IFAT India: Industrial Wastewater Management Industry in India is Booming
India currently experiences the worst water crisis in its history. And the demand for the vital resource will continue to rise. With a share of 79 percent, farming still is India’s largest consumer of water. However, the industry catches up: while the industrial sector accounted for five percent of the total of 634 billion cubic meters of water, the demand will quadruple by 2030 according to the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

Successful Achema closes in Frankfurt
At the most important trade show for the process industry, more than 3,700 exhibitors from 55 countries showcased the latest equipment and innovative processes for the chemical, pharma and food industry.

MCE - Mostra Convegno Expocomfort 2018 Hailed as a Major Success by Visitors and Exhibitors
More than 162,000 attendees from all over the worl...More than 162,000 attendees from all over the world. Visitors from Italy were up 4 percent while overseas visitors were up 5.6 percent.

Books + Papers

China’s Sponge City Initiatives Can Achieve New Heights with an Innovative, Adaptive and Inclusive Approach, Says Industry Experts
White paper by GWI and Grundfos calls for steps including digitization to accelerate China’s sponge city progress.


Financial News

$8.3 billion Nonwoven Filtration Media Market
Owners of air and liquid filters will spend more t...Owners of air and liquid filters will spend more than $9 billion for nonwoven filter media in 2019.

GEA Broadens Funding Base
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has signed a EUR 150 million loan agreement running until 2025 with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance its research, development and innovation spending.

Forecast Purchases at Each Individual Power Plant Unit
It is now possible to obtain product forecasts for each potential power plant customer. These forecasts can become the foundation of a sales program. McIlvaine can provide forecasts for more than 20,000 large units and another 30,000 smaller utility and industrial units.

Pump Forecasts for Many Thousands of Customers
It is now economically beneficial to forecast pump purchases at many thousands of plants. Since the average industrial pump is replaced every 10 years and since repairs and service generate costs equal to 75 percent of the initial price over the 10 year period, the market for replacement pumps and repairs/service is seven times higher than the market for new pumps for new systems.

Top Five Semiconductor Manufacturers Purchase 40 Percent of the Combust, Flow and Treat Products
The semiconductor industry is a large and growing ...The semiconductor industry is a large and growing market for combust, flow and treat (CFT) products. In 2019 the industry will spend $15.4 billion for these products. The top five purchasers will account for 40 percent of the total.

Contracts + Case Stories

Rheinhütte Pumpen Delivers High-Performance Pumps for Challenging Applications in Solar Systems
The Kyoto Agreement of 1997, the Paris Agreement i...The Kyoto Agreement of 1997, the Paris Agreement in 2015, nuclear phase-out: climate protection and, as a result, the need for alternative sources are on the agenda worldwide. The energy industry is increasingly placing its focus on renewable energies. Plant manufacturers of solar energy systems are also facing a constant source of new challenges and a continuous demand for innovation in order to be able to serve the growing market.

Pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group Have Replaced Piston Pumps at a Water Treatment Plant in Limoges, France
Bredel APEX 20 peristaltic pumps from Watson-Marlo...Bredel APEX 20 peristaltic pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) have replaced piston pumps at a water treatment plant in Limoges, France. The move away from piston pumps – which are prone to abrasive wear and clogging - has resulted in significant process improvements. This includes reduced maintenance time, improved reliability and reduced the need to purchase supporting valves.


PUB and Grundfos to Jointly Develop Sustainable Water Technologies
Global pumps leader Grundfos and PUB, Singapore’s ...Global pumps leader Grundfos and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the development of efficient water technologies and solutions.