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Pumps & Valves

Safety at heart: IMI precision engineering extends safety valve range

IMI Precision Engineering has launched new ranges of safety valves through product brands IMI Norgren and IMI Herion, providing protection for operators and their machines from the possible hazards of compressed air in industrial automation applications … New to the electrically-operated safety…

  • 29/01/2016

Protect your employees, equipment and the environment

To complete the strongest safety valve portfolio in the market, we now introduce a true spring-loaded safety valve: The Alfa Laval Safety Valve … This new valve is designed to protect both equipment and people. In a potentially dangerous situation it will open at a predetermined set pressure. The…

  • 29/01/2016

2016 Marks the 75th Anniversary of the British Pump Manufacturers Association.

2016 Marks the 75th Anniversary of the British Pump Manufacturers Association … The preceding three quarters of a century has borne witness to enormous changes in both the pumps arena as well as the wider world. Back in 1941 in the UK, we were in the firm grip of World War 2 with all the inherent…

  • 22/01/2016

Scottish Water selects Rotork for new valve actuation framework contract

Following a formal tender process, Scottish Water has awarded the framework agreement for new valve actuators to Rotork UK. The agreement appoints Rotork as the sole supplier of new actuators to Scottish Water and its business partners, valvemakers and appointed contractors for the AMP 6 cycle ……

  • 19/01/2016

Durapipe UK drives innovation in valve in valve market

Durapipe UK is set to take the industry by storm with the launch of the most technologically advanced diaphragm valve available on the market, offering genuine innovation to the industrial services sector … The new Durapipe Dialock Valve is packed full of innovative features designed to maximise…

  • 01/12/2015

Flow regulator valve is first investment for new £320m investment company

Oxford Flow, a developer of precision engineered products, has secured the first investment from Oxford's new £320m investment company. Oxford Flow has been spun out of Oxford University’s Department of Engineering Science, with the support of Isis Innovation, the University’s…

  • 29/09/2015

Moog launches contest to find oldest operating servo valve

The Industrial Group of Moog has launched a contest to find the oldest operating Moog servo valve and will sponsor monthly drawings to give people with newer valves a chance to participate. This contest is part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Moog’s operations in Europe.

  • 17/09/2015

Spirax Sarco acquires Valve and Control Engineering

Spirax Sarco UK, the steam system specialist, has completed the acquisition of Valve and Control Engineering (VCE), based in Carluke, Scotland. VCE provides steam users throughout Scotland with a complete service to manage their annual boiler insurance inspections and recertification. This includes…

  • 22/05/2015

Pump specialist spices things up for AB World Foods

Vacuum and low pressure pump specialist Busch (UK) has helped to reduce noise levels for one of the UK’s leading specialist food companies. AB World Foods is the manufacturer of a range of top consumer brands including Patak’s, Blue Dragon, Levi Roots Reggae, Reggae Sauce, Meenas and…

  • 25/09/2013

New pump for expansion project

Vacuum pump manufacturer Busch (UK) has supplied new equipment to a UK food processing company. A new Busch R 5 pump, model RA 630, has been added to an existing centralised vacuum system at the Cranswick DeliCo Convenience Foods, Milton Keynes site. The new pump has been installed alongside ten…

  • 17/05/2013