Industry News: November 2019

Here's a quick roundup of this month's industry news. Track the industry's movers and shakers, learn about company acquisitions, get the skinny on new products and more.

Xylem offers decision intelligence paper
Xylem offers a white paper on decision intelligence, presenting six strategies to transform the economics of utility water management. Titled Harness the Power of Decision Intelligence, the paper spotlights the strategies of reducing nonrevenue water, proactive asset management, ensuring water quality from source to tap, advancing water equity, managing urban watersheds and mastering the data deluge.

Holland Pump announces acquisition of Alpha Pump & Equipment
Holland Pump announced it acquired Alpha Pump & Equipment, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The acquisition provides Holland Pump with enhanced product and engineering capabilities to service industrial facilities and expands the company’s footprint in the greater Gulf Coast region. With over 16 years' experience, Alpha Pump has developed a reputation for a high level of customer service and industrial pumping expertise, especially when dealing with highly technical applications such as pumping hydrochloric acid, phosphoric acid, sulphuric acid, sodium hydroxide or benzyne.

BASF sells its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont
BASF and DuPont announced that the companies signed an agreement where BASF will sell its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont. The divestiture includes the shares of inge GmbH, the business’ international sales force, its headquarters and production site in Greifenberg, Germany, and certain intellectual property currently owned by BASF SE. Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed.

ClearSpan Fabric Structures announces new manufacturing facility
ClearSpan Fabric Structures completed construction on a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. The new 94,000-square-foot facility sits on ClearSpan’s 60-acre campus in Dyersville, Iowa. The new building and technology are expected to bring an additional 75 to 100 jobs to the local economy and allow the company to completely customize customer-specific solutions.


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