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12 Pump Industry Analyst July 2013 IN BRIEF/NEWS DXP Enterprises acquires Alaskan pump distributor D XP Enterprises Inc has bought Alaska Pump & Supply Inc, a distributor of pump products, process equipment and services for commercial, municipal and industrial applications within Alaska, USA. Founded in 1978, Alaska Pump serves customers in the oil & gas, petrochemical, municipal, power generation, marine and industrial markets. The company is based in Anchorage, Alaska, and employs 26 people. Alaska Pump had sales of US$16.1 million for the year ended 31 May 2013, and adjusted EBITDA of US$2.4 million. DXP Enterprises CEO David Little said: “With Alaska Pump, we continue to build on our strategy of providing a breadth of technical products and services on the regional and local level. Alaska Pump will expand DXP’s Rotating Equipment division within a new market for DXP and allow us to continue to serve our customers’ evolving needs.” Kent Yee, DXP Enterprises’ senior vice president corporate development, added: “Alaska Pump complements DXP’s end markets and provides entry into a geographic region we have not historically served. Alaska Pump’s local market expertise combined with DXP’s size and scale will help us provide better customer solutions. We anticipate this acquisition to be accretive to earnings and further expand our Rotating Equipment division.” For further information, visit www.dxpe.com and www. alaskapump.com New pump performance service from Sulzer Pumps S ulzer Pumps has launched a new Pump Performance Expert service for customers in the pulp and paper industry to reduce their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). The new global service focuses on medium consistency applications, agitation and mixing applications, tower channelling and discharge. Through the service, customers will benefit from simplified applications, energy savings and more flexible processes with reduced chemical consumption, operation costs, maintenance and process down time. Customers will gain from a wide range of savings in pumping, mixing, agitation and tower management applications, all in one package. The Sulzer Pump Performance Expert service can be applied to the installed base of pumps from Sulzer Pumps and other original equipment manufacturers. For further information, visit www.sulzer.com NOV Mono opens office to serve UK oil and gas industry P rogressing cavity pump manufacturer NOV Mono has set up a new oil and gas office in the UK. Based in Southampton, the NOV Mono Oil & Gas Solutions team will provide dedicated industry expertise and support for customers in many different areas of the oil and gas sector. “The NOV Mono team in Southampton has vast experience in delivering technical support to oil and gas customers and is ideally placed to advise on any transfer pump application details for process and separation duties. They can also provide customers with access to the tremendous expertise and problem-solving abilities that lie within the wider NOV Mono organisation,” said NOV Mono group sales director Simon Lambert. The Southampton office complements NOV Mono’s launch of a new range of API 676-compliant EZstrip progressing cavity (PC) pumps. For further information, visit www.mono-pumps.com Xylem merges Dutch and Belgian businesses X ylem Lowara Nederland BV’s Dutch and Belgian activities have been merged with Xylem Water Solutions’ operations in Dordrecht, the Netherlands and in Zaventem, Belgium respectively. In Brief The Gorman-Rupp Co was one of 57 US companies to receive this year’s President’s “E” Award for Exports. US companies are nominated for the “E” Award for Exports through the Department of Commerce’s US and Foreign Commercial Service office network. Four years of successive export growth and an innovative international marketing plan that led to the increase in exports are significant factors in making the award. The application period for the 2014 Awards will open in November 2013. www.GRpumps.com and www.trade. gov/cs/eaward.asp Wilo SE’s website has been redesigned to reflect the pump manufacturer’s repositioning and its new brand image. Under the motto “Pioneering for You”, the new website is clearly structured and user-friendly and is available in German and English. www.wilo.com Europump guidelines on pump vibration standards are available on the Europump website. The guidelines present the essential points of each standard and explain where each standard tends to be used. “The guidelines will help customers choose the right standards for the right application and consequently lower the cost of pumps by avoiding over-specification,” said Jean-Claude Bouricet, chairman of the Europump Technical Commission. http://europump.net/publications/ guides-and-guidelines Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Co’s AP Services business unit has received the 2012 Utilities Service Alliance (USA) Material Supplier of the Year Award. This is the fourth consecutive year that AP Services has won the Material Supplier of the Year Award. AP Services supplies fluid sealing technologies and services to the nuclear and fossil power generation markets, including pump packing. www.cwfc.com and www.apservicesinc. com Netzsch Pumps North America LLC has signed TSC-Jacobs Inc as its distributor in Southern Florida and TSC-Jacobs North in Northern Florida to service the municipal marketplace. www.netzschusa.com

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12Pump Industry Analyst July 2013

IN BRIEF/NEWS

DXP Enterprises acquires Alaskan pump distributor

DXP Enterprises Inc has bought Alaska Pump & Supply Inc,

a distributor of pump products, process equipment and services for commercial, municipal and industrial applications within Alaska, USA.

Founded in 1978, Alaska Pump serves customers in the oil & gas, petrochemical, municipal, power generation, marine and industrial markets. The company is based in Anchorage, Alaska, and employs 26 people. Alaska Pump had sales of US$16.1 million for the year ended 31 May 2013, and adjusted EBITDA of US$2.4 million.

DXP Enterprises CEO David Little said: “With Alaska Pump, we continue to build on our strategy of providing a breadth of technical products and services on the regional and local level. Alaska Pump will expand DXP’s Rotating Equipment division within a new market for DXP and allow us to continue to serve our customers’ evolving needs.”

Kent Yee, DXP Enterprises’ senior vice president corporate development, added: “Alaska Pump complements DXP’s end markets and provides entry into a geographic region we have not historically served. Alaska Pump’s local market expertise combined with DXP’s size and scale will help us provide better customer solutions. We anticipate this acquisition to be accretive to earnings and further expand our Rotating Equipment division.”

For further information, visit www.dxpe.com and www.

alaskapump.com

New pump performance service from Sulzer Pumps

Sulzer Pumps has launched a new Pump Performance Expert service

for customers in the pulp and paper industry to reduce their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

The new global service focuses on medium consistency applications, agitation and mixing applications, tower channelling and discharge. Through the service, customers

will benefit from simplified applications, energy savings and more flexible processes with reduced chemical consumption, operation costs, maintenance and process down time. Customers will gain from a wide range of savings in pumping, mixing, agitation and tower management applications, all in one package.

The Sulzer Pump Performance Expert service can be applied to the installed base of pumps from Sulzer Pumps and other original equipment manufacturers.

For further information, visit www.sulzer.com

NOV Mono opens office to serve UK oil and gas industry

Progressing cavity pump manufacturer NOV Mono has set

up a new oil and gas office in the UK.Based in Southampton, the NOV Mono

Oil & Gas Solutions team will provide dedicated industry expertise and support for customers in many different areas of the oil and gas sector.

“The NOV Mono team in Southampton has vast experience in delivering technical support to oil and gas customers and is ideally placed to advise on any transfer pump application details for process and separation duties. They can also provide customers with access to the tremendous expertise and problem-solving abilities that lie within the wider NOV Mono organisation,” said NOV Mono group sales director Simon Lambert.

The Southampton office complements NOV Mono’s launch of a new range of API 676-compliant EZstrip progressing cavity (PC) pumps.

For further information, visit www.mono-pumps.com

Xylem merges Dutch and Belgian businesses

Xylem Lowara Nederland BV’s Dutch and Belgian activities have

been merged with Xylem Water Solutions’ operations in Dordrecht, the Netherlands and in Zaventem, Belgium respectively.

In Brief

The Gorman-Rupp Co was one of 57 US companies to receive this year’s President’s “E” Award for Exports. US companies are nominated for the “E” Award for Exports through the Department of Commerce’s US and Foreign Commercial Service office network. Four years of successive export growth and an innovative international marketing plan that led to the increase in exports are significant factors in making the award. The application period for the 2014 Awards will open in November 2013.

www.GRpumps.com and www.trade.gov/cs/eaward.aspWilo SE’s website has been redesigned to reflect the pump manufacturer’s repositioning and its new brand image. Under the motto “Pioneering for You”, the new website is clearly structured and user-friendly and is available in German and English.

www.wilo.comEuropump

guidelines on pump vibration standards are available on the Europump website. The guidelines present the essential points of each standard and explain where each standard tends to be used. “The guidelines will help customers choose the right standards for the right application and consequently lower the cost of pumps by avoiding over-specification,” said Jean-Claude Bouricet, chairman of the Europump Technical Commission.

http://europump.net/publications/guides-and-guidelinesCurtiss-Wright Flow Control Co’s AP Services business unit has received the 2012 Utilities Service Alliance (USA) Material Supplier of the Year Award. This is the fourth consecutive year that AP Services has won the Material Supplier of the Year Award. AP Services supplies fluid sealing technologies and services to the nuclear and fossil power generation markets, including pump packing.

www.cwfc.com and www.apservicesinc.comNetzsch Pumps North America LLC has signed TSC-Jacobs Inc as its distributor in Southern Florida and TSC-Jacobs North in Northern Florida to service the municipal marketplace.

www.netzschusa.com