Tag Archives: Pumps

Explosive Engineering

Enerpac unveils new line of tools for combustible atmospheres Enerpac announced a complete suite of ATEX-Certified Tools for engineers working in potentially explosive atmospheres on May 9. Suitable for zones 1 and 2 gaseous atmospheres and zones 21 and 22 dust atmospheres, the range includes hydraulic torque wrenches, air pumps, flange spreading tools, hydraulic sealed […]

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Grundfos Training Manager Appointed to H.I. Board

Jim Swetye named Hydraulic Institute’s VP of Education Grundfos, the Danish pump and water technology manufacturer with American headquarters in Houston, has appointed Jim Swetye, Grundfos Technical Training Manager, to serve on the Board of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) for 2020-2021 as Vice President of Education, the company announced in a May 7 press release […]

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Danfoss Acquires Eaton’s Hydraulics Unit

Amalgamation of two European industrial giants creates potential powerhouse In an amalgamation of two European industrial mammoths, power management company Eaton announced in a press release January 21 it has entered into an agreement to sell its hydraulics business to Danfoss A/S, the Danish industrial company, for $3.3 billion in cash. The deal combining Dublin-based […]

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WEF Winners

New Jersey high school student wins 2019 award; trip to compete in Stockholm Fear not of a name, or geographical discrepancies. The award is for being the best in the U.S. The prize is Stockholm—and $10,000. The Water Environment Federation (WEF) (not to be confused with World Economic Forum) announced June 18 that Sonja Michaluk […]

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BPMA Awards

Plenty of familiar names walked home with accolades this year in Oxfordshire A number of companies synonymous with the pages of EA took home awards in the pump industry this year at the 2019 BPMA Pump Industry Awards, which took place March 21 at Heythrop Park Country Resort in Oxfordshire, England. Armstrong Fluid Technology’s Design […]

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Brithinee Contract On Docket

The Southern California outfit continues to thrive in its element Hesperia, a city in Southern California, listed a number of municipal items on its city council docket this week. One of them includes a familiar industry name. Brithinee Electric is awaiting approval on a contract for electric motor repair in the community, which lies just […]

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WHOI, Nelly!

Cape Cod Pitchathon winner designed underwater motor Score one for ‘elmos’. Andrew Billings, an engineer at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), was awarded the top prize of $75,000 in the consortium’s annual Pitchathon in Falmouth, Mass., this week for his derivation of an electric motor designed for underwater applications. The Pitchathon was held October 5, […]

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Lima’s 95th

A longstanding Ohio armature shop celebrates a milestone In 1923, Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge both sat as President. The New York Yankees played their first game in the original Yankee Stadium. Warner Brothers film studio was established in Hollywood. The first issue of Time Magazine was published. Equally significant, in our eyes, Lima […]

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AHR Sessions

Educational schedule released for HVAC expo in Atlanta The AHR Expo will take place January 14-16, 2019 in Atlanta this year. The convention and trade show is an annual gathering for the HVAC/R industries, encompassing all heating, cooling, refrigeration, and ventilation companies along with their repair specialists. AHR has released its educational sessions, adding more […]

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Pumps in Phoenix

In the prototypical American “oasis” city, pumps are the nervous system Another September, another acquisition for PumpMan. The Saddlebrook, N.J.-based company originated in Southern California prior to being bought by Soundcore Holdings in 2015. Its West Coast presence was bolstered through that acquisition, and the pump service and maintenance company added multiple locations since. It […]

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