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LUND, Sweden - Alfa Laval has acquired the Norwegian system manufacturer LiftUP. LiftUP is a market player in removing waste from fish farms to reduce their impact on the marine environment. The acquisition is part of Alfa Laval’s strategy of building up an attractive aquaculture product portfolio and creating an expanded and sustainable growth platform for the future.

BELOIT, Wis. — Regal Beloit Corporation, a global player in the engineering and manufacturing of electric motors and controls, power generation products and power transmission components, today announced it has completed the merger with Rexnord Process and Motion Control (PMC) to become Regal Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RRX). 

The new company will be comprised of four distinct business segments: Motion Control Solutions, Climate Solutions, Commercial Systems and Industrial Systems. 

CEDARBURG, Fla. - As part of an asset deal, Wilo USA LLC, a subsidiary of Wilo SE, has acquired the operating business of QuantumFlo, Inc, a specialist in pressure boosting systems and intelligent pump systems. The company, based in Sanford, Florida, USA, employs 32 people and offers products and software solutions for the design and operation of pressure boosting systems.

ALEXANDRIA, Va.— The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2021 class of WEF Awards for Operational and Design Excellence recipients, as well as winners of WEF’s Citation of Excellence in Advertising. 

These awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession through their innovative approaches to fabricating, marketing, or utilizing water infrastructure. 

BURLINGTON, Ont. - Thordon Bearings, a global player in water-lubricated and grease-free polymer bearing technologies, has appointed Anthony Hamilton as its new Technical Director.

Reporting directly to CEO Anna Galoni, Hamilton will lead the Burlington-headquartered company’s engineering, CAD, and New Product Development teams.

LOVELAND, Ohio – Fischer Process Industries (FPI) jumpstarts the fourth quarter with the new acquisition of Frakes-PumpWorx, located in Westfield, Indianapolis. Frakes-PumpWorx is the long-standing, primary pump and rotating equipment service business that FPI has taken under its belt to quickly offer an integrated service operation in the Indianapolis area. The acquisition took effect on October 1, 2021.