Industry News - January 2013

Industry News - January 2013
UV Pure Technologies launches website

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UV Pure Technologies launches website

UV Pure Technologies launched a new website, The site offers a company overview, product and technical information.

Hydrovolts names senior advisor

Hydrovolts, producer of hydrokinetic turbines to generate renewable energy from water treatment plants, appointed Anil Shrikhandle senior advisor. He will assist with strategic planning, raising growth capital, manufacturing and distribution partnerships and overseas expansions, particularly in India and Asia.

Wilo USA names director of engineering

Wilo USA appointed Joe Melton director of engineering. He has been with Wilo since 2005 and previously was southeastern regional sales manager and national sales manager for the company's water management segment.

Yaskawa acquires Wermac Electric

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America acquired the business and operations of Wermac Electric Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Wermac has been a 25-year partner with Yaskawa, particularly in the oil and gas markets. The new division will be known as Yaskawa Wermac and will be located at the former Wermac Electric facility in Calgary.

seepex completes building expansion

Pump manufacturer seepex, an Enon company, completed construction of a 51,000-square-foot manufacturing addition to its Clark County (Enron, Ohio) headquarters. The company manufactures pumps for municipal water treatment facilities and the gas and oil industry.

Blue-White receives patent for safety switch

Blue-White Industries was awarded patent U.S. 8,215,931 for its Peristaltic Pump Safety Switch. The switch stops the pump when the front cover is removed, allowing the pump to only operate in the maintenance mode (a set rpm), protecting the operator while routine pump head maintenance is performed.

Hydro-Thermal participates in apprenticeship program

Hydro-Thermal Corp. is participating in the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development apprenticeship program in cooperation with the Waukesha (Wis.) District High School. The Waukesha-based company hired two high school students through the Apprenticeship Manufacturing and Machining Program, which integrates school-based and work-based learning in occupational skills.

Drive Source expands Dynamatic website

Drive Source International expanded the company's Dynamatic brand website, The site features testimonials and technology videos on the company's adjustable speed drive pump controls and Eddy Current electromagnetic drives for the water and wastewater industry.

PSG opens California Euro-Center

Pump Solutions Group, a business unit within Dover Corp., opened its Almatec and Mouvex Euro-Center facility in Grand Torrance, Calif. The service center provides application engineering, market and after-sales support.

FCI's ST100 Series receives HART certification

The ST100 Series thermal mass air/gas flowmeter from Fluid Components International received full certification from the HART Foundation for its hardware and DD files, indicating full compliance with the HART Communication Protocol.


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