Tag Archives: Pumps

Atlas Copco’s New Lineup

Dewatering market is point of emphasis for wide-ranging company Atlas Copco, the Swedish-based industrial company, continues to expand its pump offerings with a new line of over 30 heavy-duty, high-capacity pumps. The company’s foundation is construction and mining equipment, with compressors, generators, and assembly systems contributing to large portions of sales as well. Since a […]

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PumpMan Going Coastal

Holdings company acquires Bartley Pump to expand in California PumpMan is continuing to make acquisitions and attempt to grow since entering the fold of Soundcore Capital Partners around this time last year. Saddle Brook, N.J.-based PumpMan Holdings LLC, the parent company of the original PumpMan namesake based in Southern California, announced August 31 it has acquired […]

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HH: Collateral Damage

Secondary threats before and after the nation’s largest hurricane in a decade With Southeastern Texas, and specifically the Houston, Galveston, and Beaumont metro areas, taking on catastrophic flooding and generational damage from Hurricane Harvey for the duration of last weekend, all eyes were rightfully focused on that region heading into this week. The storm is […]

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H.I. Approves Pentair

Wisconsin facility gains test laboratory approval Last Thursday the Hydraulic Institute introduced its newest test laboratory approval—Pentair, one of its member companies—for its pump test lab facility in Delavan, Wisconsin. The HI program helps pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories improve their current laboratory procedures and policies by working with a third-party auditor to […]

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Utility Goes Green With VFDs

Canadian power provider Alectra teams up with chemical plant for big savings A chemical production plant in Ontario says it has saved proportionate amounts of money by switching to VFDs for its pump applications and teaming up with utilities on energy-saving projects. Galata Chemicals, in Bradford, Ontario, primarily makes additives for PVC piping material and plastics. […]

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Tromco Nabs Repair Job

Minnesota electric outfit to handle first stage of pump house repair project Everyone feels better when a local business gets awarded a local project. Especially when it cuts costs and averts further downtime. In upstate Minnesota, where lakes are sometimes more frequent than towns, let’s consider 25 miles a ‘local’ radius.  Chisholm, Minnesota-based Tromco Electric will be responsible […]

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Grande Old Time

In NorCal, a one-stop-shop for pumps and motors  This week, our editors came across a nice piece in The Union, a local newspaper serving Nevada County, Calif. It features a family-owned and run shop that combines two established businesses under one roof while keeping both namesakes. Pumps West & Motor Electric, of Grass Valley, Calif., is the result […]

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Pumping Station

News from Sulzer, Flowserve, and the City of Fountains Pump the brakes…it’s a fluid control round-up. As always, please let our editors know if you have anything to add from any of the pump industries. Iconic 92-year old Kansas City fountain being repaired with help of resident campaign. Kansas City is affectionately known as the City of […]

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Advertising Tip #16: Supplement with digital

The Electrical Apparatus magazine has been in print for over 50 years, and we are proud to publish a magazine focused on the electromechanical community. Each issue is made up of articles from our editors and advertisements, yet when we created the Direct and Current e-newsletter and the upcoming Electrical Apparatus podcast we wanted another venue for […]

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Armstrong’s Rising Stars

Talent show will raise money for WaterAid Armstrong Fluid Technology has launched a worldwide employee talent show to raise money for WaterAid, the international charity dedicated to providing access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation. WaterAid is an international organization whose mission is “to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalized people by […]

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