Modern continuous monitoring technologies are streamlining maintenance programs and improving plant operations.
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 25.8 percent over the last twelve months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 9.3 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index also decreased 20.6...
Despite a downturn resulting from oil prices, the area will continue construction for international events and population increases.
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 21.5 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 4.5 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index also decreased 22.4...
The Bernoulli Principle
Read Part OneRead History of Pumps seriesThe Bernoulli Principle explains the flow of fluids and was one of the earliest examples of conservation of energy. It states that during steady flow, the...
The Life and Work of Daniel Bernoulli
Editor's Note: This is the first article in a two-part series on Daniel Bernoulli. The series is part of a larger ongoing series on the history of pumps.Have you ever noticed that the pressure...
Near-Perfect New Centrifugal Pump Wear Rings and Bushings
New resin and Kevlar bulk molding compound adds strength to pump wear partsFor years, the pump industry has had problems with centrifugal pumps. The continual wear of rings and bushings has been an...
To state that 2009 was a turbulent year for the pump industry is a substantial understatement. The economy and its impact on business became a daily discussion while the industry struggled throughout...
Business in 2008 and 20092008 was a good year for Hydro. We experienced growth in both sales and profitability. Overall, it was probably one of our best years. To own and operate a business, one...
Business in 2008 and 2009Years from now when I think back on 2008, I will remember a year of extremes. This has been an exceptional year for ITT's Fluid Technology business with strong growth across...
Business in 2008  and 2009We participate both in the municipal and the industrial market. On the municipal side, the North American real-estate market's slowdown influenced the market in 2008,...
Business in 2008 and 2009The economic challenges in the marketplace have affected all industries, and the pump and power industry is no exception. RSC Equipment Rental's business, specifically in the...
2008 Business CommentaryThrough the third quarter of 2008, business has been strong in most of our core market sectors, with greater than 35 percent organic bookings growth year over year. Our success...
When Gorman-Rupp began business 75 years ago with a single pump, we were simply a manufacturer. A need existed, J.C. Gorman and Herb Rupp knew how to meet that need with a solution that did not yet...
Business in 2008 and 2009Our company, along with the rest of the industry, has experienced challenges this year. I am optimistic that our continued focus, and the right team of people, will...
Business in 2008 and 2009Business in 2008 was solid, with a steady rate of growth in the single digits; the economy never entered recession (as of the fourth quarter). Automation suppliers provide the...
BALTIMORE (Feb. 22, 2012) — Danfoss, a manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and motion systems, announced it...
PD Pump Fundamentals, Design and Applications (Part 5): Metering Pumps
Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a series of five articles based on the Hydraulic Institute's new Positive Displacement (PD) Pumps: Fundamentals, Design and Applications e-Learning course. To...
Editor's Note: This is the first in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.In this multi-part series, we will investigate several aspects of...
The History of Pumps: Through the Years
Read more about The History of Pumps here.Editor's Note: This is the second of five parts of our feature, The History of Pumps. This timeline was developed through research, credible sources and the...
“PSG will continue to expand its worldwide footprint within emerging markets, key economic clusters and wherever we can add value to our customers. Asia and Latin America will be critical growth...
Pumps & Systems, September 2007The concept of using a positive displacement pump to transfer dewatered biosolids, commonly called sludge cake, is not new. However, the designs of the pumps used...
“At Flowserve, we feel that the key trends in the pump industry are:Increasing focus on system optimization rather than simply equipment performance.An accelerating conversion from “reactive” to...
“Both 2010 and 2011 have proven to be a challenge for our economy, but opportunity has existed for companies to grow, and 2012 is anticipated to be no different. The impact of the economic issues in...
“It is key that companies today have an active and robust R&D department to predict and implement market needs instead of reacting at a time of crisis. Although there is no true crystal ball, at...
“Despite a noticeable level of global economic uncertainty, we see continued steady demand for industrial goods like pumps, especially in secular markets like energy and mining. We continue to...
“As energy becomes more costly, the importance of effective power management becomes increasingly apparent. Eaton technologies are helping end users manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power...
“This year will be one of moderate growth for the industry. Due to surplus production capacity for most pump companies, customers will benefit from better prices and can expect better service from...
“The sovereign debt issue in Europe and the U.S. is certainly a concern for businesses and investors and poses a serious threat to the world economies. In such an uncertain economy, most businesses...
“Viking Pump has seen consistent, solid growth in all market sectors in recent years. With 100 years of experience, we are confident that our installed base business and global growth initiatives...