CHICAGO (May 9, 2014) – Hydro, Inc. is an independent pump service provider with a network of the highest quality service centers supporting their customers around the globe.

Hydro Inc. has established Hydro Engineering Services in the UK. This specialist engineering center will provide support to the Hydro, Inc. network of service locations.

This Engineering Center will be led by Dr. Gary Dyson, formerly the VP Engineering of Clydeunion Pumps. Hydro, Inc. will use this UK base as a hub. Hydro Engineering Services will also offer a uniquely OEM neutral service that customers can access to modify, upgrade and re-rate their equipment. HES has expertise in hydraulic and mechanical engineering across many manufacturers and industries.

Dr. Gary Dyson has spent his entire career in working with rotating equipment. He gained his Ph.D. from Cranfield University for his work using Computational Fluid Dynamics to predict the time dependent nature of pump hydraulic performance at off-design conditions and he has used his hydraulic expertise to help many customers to re-work their equipment to improve reliability, performance and efficiency. During his time working for Clydeunion, Weir Pumps, David Brown Pumps and Mather + Platt Pumps, Dr. Dyson has developed expertise on equipment from complex multi-stage barrel pumps to single stage OH2 machines.

Alongside their support for centrifugal pumps HES have also developed expertise to support the requirements of their customers on reciprocating machines. Their senior staff can now advise on plunger pumps and direct acting pump repairs, upgrades and performance modifications.