Industry News - November 2012

Industry News - November 2012
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DSI offers webinar on benefits of eddy current drives

Drives manufacturer DSI Dynamatic will hold a webinar, "True Pump System Efficiency: The major cost advantages of electromagnetic eddy current drives," on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 3 p.m. Eastern time.

Presenters will be company representatives Anthony Anniballi and Gary Patterson. The webinar will demonstrate the technology comparisons and overall cost advantages of electromagnetic eddy current drives versus variable-frequency drives (VFDs), notably for medium-voltage water and wastewater adjustable-speed pumping and centrifugal blower applications. To register, visit

Kaeser opens factory-direct facilities, names manager

Kaeser Compressors Inc. opened two factory-direct facilities. The branch offices in Wisconsin and Minnesota supply and support the company's product offerings. Matt McCorkle is manager of the new locations.

Pasteurization Technology forms sales partnership

Pasteurization Technology Group signed a sales partnership with Cortech Engineering to act as a representative in Southern California and Nevada. Cortech will offer PTG's line of chemical-free and energy-efficient wastewater disinfection systems.

Envirogen Technologies forms venture with Israeli company

Envirogen Technologies formed a venture with Israel-based Shikun & Binui Water. Shikun & Binui received exclusive rights to market portions of Envirogen's technology portfolio in Israel, including its bioreactors and biofilters. The companies will work together to develop projects in both industrial and municipal markets for drinking water treatment, groundwater treatment and remediation, wastewater treatment, industrial process improvement and vapor phase (air) treatment applications.

Cummins supplies Tier 4 engines for Doosan generators

Cummins Power Generation will provide diesel engines for Doosan Infracore Portable Power's line of portable generators. The engines will enable Doosan to comply with the Tier 4 emission regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Fluid Imaging offers remote operation for analysis system

Fluid Imaging Technologies offers remote operation for its line of portable, benchtop, submersible and PV series FlowCAM imaging particle analysis system. Remote desktop operation enables lab managers, water/wastewater engineers, research scientists, process engineers and others to start running a sample, monitor its progress, adjust measurement parameters and analyze images and data in real time.

ABB offers white paper on controlling water and wastewater flow

The ABB white paper Controlling Water and Wastewater Flow describes how low voltage AC drives can save up to 30 percent on energy costs and reduce harmonics, increase pump efficiencies, offer greater accuracy control and reduce maintenance. The white paper can be accessed at http://drives

Vac-Con launches municipal, contractor website

Vac-Con launched a website ( for the municipal and contractor markets. The site includes product demonstrations, equipment photos and product information as well as dealer information pages.

Eurus Blower closes offices, relocates to Illinois

Effective Aug. 1, Eurus Blower closed its offices and warehousing in Suffolk, Va., and relocated to Wheaton, Ill. The company's new address is P.O. Box 4588, Wheaton, IL 60189. Its phone number is 630/221-8282 and fax number is 630/221-1002.

CSE-Semaphore receives Class 1, Division 2 approval

CSE-Semaphore received Class 1, Division 2 approval of its TBox LP SCADA RTU for operation in hazardous areas, including natural gas installations and digesters or sewer lines in the wastewater treatment industry.

Altra Holdings acquires Brazilian manufacturer, brands achieve ISO certification

Altra Holdings's subsidiary, Altra Industrial Motion Netherlands BV, acquired Lamiflex do Brasil Equipamentos Industrais Ltda. Headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the company manufactures high-speed disc couplings for oil, gas and mining. Lamiflex joins Altra's TB Wood's, Ameridrives, Bibby Turboflex, Ameridrives Power Transmissions and Huco Dynatork brands. TB Wood's and Ameridrives also received ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management at their facilities in Erie, Pa., and San Marcos, Texas.

UV Pure Technologies names directors of sales

UV Pure Technologies named Steve Buckley director of sales, engineered solutions for northern U.S. markets and Grant Thornley director of sales, engineered solutions for southern U.S. markets. Buckley is experienced in engineering, building and operating wastewater and water remediation applications. Thornley has 20 years experience in sales, marketing and business development in water treatment technology and UV disinfection technology.

Koch Membrane names commercial director

Koch Membrane Systems, a division of Koch Chemical Technology Group, named Jack Noble commercial director, water and wastewater, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Moyno offers Annihilator series brochure

Moyno Inc. offers a brochure that describes its Annihilator Series 3 C3A channel grinder. The brochure provides detailed descriptions, key performance benefits, technical information and photos of the grinder.

GSE Environmental featured on World's Greatest!...

GSE Environmental, manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, was featured on the World's Greatest!... television show on the ION Television Network. The show focuses on how the company provides environmental solutions to its customers. The episode aired in June and can be viewed at 


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