May 2011

Monthly Archives

Kuriyama of America, Inc.

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Kuriyama of America, Inc., a part of Kuriyama Corporation, f has been eminently successful in developing and marketing a complete line of thermoplastic hose and accessories. Gary Kemmes has recently expressed his interest in coming on board and showcasing over 6,000 of his products into the Process Flow Direct market surrounding, Hoses, Hose Fittings, ect. … Read More

Dutch Wastewater Plant Cuts Biosolids Production and Generates Phosphates for Re-Use

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In upgrading the municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Zeewolde, The Netherlands, Siemens Water Technologies needed to reduce operational costs for waste activated sludge (WAS) disposal but keep the excellent effluent quality and not impact its design capacity. Built on reclaimed land, the Zeewolde WWTP is one of five run by the Water board Zuiderzeeland, … Read More

EPIC Systems, Inc. Promotes Ken Sipes to Project Coordinator

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EPIC Systems, Inc. has announced the promotion of Ken Sipes, as Project Coordinator.  Sipes has 12 years of industrial manufacturing experience and has been an integral part of EPIC’s full service engineering, fabrication and installation project management team for almost 5 years.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University … Read More

3rd Generation Smart Inventory Monitoring Sensor is MODBUS-Ready

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“The latest technological advances are incorporated into our new inventory monitoring sensor, including Hall-effect sensing techniques and a direct MODBUS serial communication output!” says Joe Lewis, Managing Director.  The Model WC Smart Inventory Monitoring Sensor is a third generation weight & cable sensor for use in inventory measurement applications of powder, granular and liquid materials.  … Read More

Introducing The ST100 Mass Flow Meter: Gas Flow Measurement Is Now “Future-Ready”

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The team over at Fluid Components International (FCI) is excited to bring about the debut of the breakthrough ST100 Series Thermal Mass Flow Meter.  It sets a new industry benchmark in process and plant gas flow measurement instrumentation. The leading-edge ST100 combines superior flow sensing performance with the industry’s most feature-rich and function-rich electronics to … Read More

Siemens retrofits California Water Pollution Control Facility with corrosion-resistant screw pumps

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The city of Woodland, California, USA, has retrofit the headworks and return activated sludge (RAS) systems at its Water Pollution Control Facility with five stainless steel Siemens Internalift pumps. The pumps replaced their more than 25-year-old carbon steel predecessors. The new pumps’ stainless steel design is expected to be more corrosion-resistant, thus increasing expected equipment … Read More

Siemens’ disc filters to increase flow capacity at wastewater treatment plant in Ohio

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The metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (Ohio, USA) will be installing four Forty-X disc filters from Siemens Water Technologies at its Sycamore Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Part of a wastewater treatment improvement project, the filters will allow the plant to increase design flow capacity from 6 to 9 mgd (22,712 to 34,069 m3/d), with … Read More

New coconut shell, catalytic carbon water treatment product from Siemens extends carbon life and reduces overall life cycle costs

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Siemens Water Technologies introduces AquaCarb 1240CAT catalytic carbon, an addition to the company’s Westates carbon product line for the North American market. It uses coconut shell-based carbon specially processed to offer enhanced performance capabilities over traditional catalytic carbons in water treatment. The new product can provide improved results in water quality targets for chloramine, hydrogen … Read More

Siemens to supply system to reuse wastewater produced by natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania

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Siemens Water Technologies is providing Hydro Recovery LP with a wastewater treatment system to treat natural gas hydraulic fracturing wastewater (flowback) from Marcellus Shale drilling as well as produced water from operating wells in Tioga and surrounding counties in northeastern Pennsylvania. This flowback and produced water waste treatment system will be part of a new … Read More

Siemens to provide on-demand wastewater treatment management for global soft drink producer’s plant in Philippines

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A major soft drink manufacturer has selected Siemens Water Technologies to provide a wastewater treatment solution for a new bottling plant in the Philippines. This multi-million dollar project includes the Siemens proprietary Omniflo Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) system for biological treatment. It was chosen for its modular design and batch processing capability that makes it … Read More