Industry News

Pineville, N.C., Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades Pumps

Xylem has won a contract worth $1.5 million to provide new pumps at a wastewater treatment plant in Pineville, N.C.

Xylem’s Flygt NP-3400 submersible pumps will be used to replace aging pumps at the McAlpine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant’s crucial central influent pump station. The retrofit of 10 new pumps will provide the plant with a longer operating life and help reduce overall maintenance costs at the facility.

Flygt Concertor Wins Three International Awards

Xylem Inc. announced that its new wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence, Flygt Concertor, has been awarded three international innovation awards. The system, which was launched in May 2016, was awarded the Most Innovative and Ground Breaking Product award at the VandTek Fair in Denmark, the Best Product award at the Accadueo International Exhibition in Italy, and the Best Product award at the iWater International Integrated Water Cycle Show in Spain.

Xylem Offers Flygt 3000 Series Pumps as a Rental Option

Xylem announced it is now offering the Flygt 3000 Series electric submersible pumps as a rental option. This offering is convenient for temporary bypass pumping projects at treatment plants and lift stations.

Xylem Unveils New System at WEFTEC 2016

Xylem developed the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence—Flygt Concertor. This new, smart, interconnected wastewater pumping system from Xylem’s Flygt brand senses the operating conditions of its environment, adapts its performance in real time, and provides feedback to pumping station operators. The system was unveiled to the U.S. market for the first time at WEFTEC 2016.

Xylem Launches New Wastewater Pumping System

Xylem, a global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most complex water issues, launched the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence at the IFAT 2016 trade show (May 30 to June 3, 2016). Flygt Concertor, a smart, sustainable, interconnected solution, advances the sustainability of the wastewater sector by offering flexibility and reduced overall cost of ownership while consuming less energy and ensuring consistent, clog-free wastewater pumping.

Xylem's Flygt SmartRun Wins 2016 RIONED Innovation Award

Xylem has announced that Flygt SmartRun’s cleaning function has won the 2016 RIONED Innovation Award. The RIONED Foundation is the national center of expertise in sewer management and urban drainage in the Netherlands and the Innovation Award recognizes cutting-edge advancements in the field of urban water resilience and management.

Xylem Expands Pump Rental Capabilities Across Europe & South Africa

Xylem Inc. has announced that it is expanding its pump rental and service portfolio across Europe and South Africa through a multi-million-euro investment. This expansion initiative will enable Xylem to better meet the market demand from construction, industry, municipal and mining customers across both regions. In addition, the investment supports Xylem’s global strategy to help build resilient communities that are more prepared to respond to extreme weather events.

Xylem Commits to American Business Act on Climate Pledge

Xylem Inc. announced that it has signed on to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, joining more than 140 companies from across the U.S. economy that are standing with the Obama administration to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to climate action and to voice support for a strong outcome to the COP21 Paris climate negotiations.

Xylem Launches Interactive Dewatering Web Platform

Xylem Inc. launched a new online dewatering platform. The new website brings Xylem’s dewatering product brands—Flygt and Godwin—together on one comprehensive Web platform, delivering product content and tools to enable quick customer access to Xylem’s rental services and expertise.

Xylem Wins Ringier Technology Innovation Award

Xylem won a Ringier Technology Innovation award in China for its Flygt The Optimal Pump station (TOP) technology. A panel of experts from across the pumps and valves industry, scientific research institutions and user enterprises gave the award to Xylem in the centrifugal pumps category of the 2014 awards.

Xylem to Supply Pumps for Europe’s Largest Wastewater Treatment Plant

Xylem has won a contract to supply its Flygt brand submersible pumps and monitoring and control technology, as part of a project to upgrade Europe's largest, and the world’s second largest, wastewater treatment plant located near Paris, France. Xylem will supply 94 Flygt submersible column pumps, from 40 to 300 kW; 32 centrifugal pumps, from 6 to 275 kW; and 15 pumps from 5 to 22 kW equipped with ejectors, as well as the related accessories to recirculate, mix water and sludge through the basins and feed the facility’s biological tanks with wastewater.

Flygt Launches Road Show to Exhibit Equipment

Flygt is touring the country with 24- and 12-ft-long mobile display units (MDUs) equipped with exhibits of the manufacturer’s solutions for water and wastewater systems. The larger mobile showroom features equipment marketed by Flygt and Godwin, a companion line of pumps also owned by Xylem Inc. Itineraries will include appearances staffed by Flygt experts at tradeshows, customer locations, distributor-sponsored venues and consultant seminars.

Flygt Manager to Participate in Panel, Present Paper at CWEA Conference

The California Water Environment Association Cutting Edge Technology Committee will hold a panel discussion at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, Calif., on April 18, 2013. It will focus on the problematic "flushables" issue in modern trash/wastewater. Immediately following the panel discussion in the same session will be a 25-minute presentation about a related technical aspect: cutting-edge technologies. 

Xylem Announces New Addition to Godwin Range

Xylem Inc., unveiled new additions to its Godwin dewatering portfolio. Xylem, which spun off from ITT Corp., last year, launched the Godwin Heidra NC Series at WEFTEC 2012 in New Orleans.

The series is the latest addition to Xylem's Godwin portfolio. Last year the company introduced NC pumps to the Godwin Dri-Prime centrifugal pump line, with patented Flygt N-technology and an innovative self-cleaning impeller.

Propeller Pumps Increase Efficiency, Lower Energy Costs

Xylem Inc. has unveiled a new Flygt propeller pump line that reduces investment and maintenance costs while maximizing pump stations’ performance and efficiency. The range was launched globally at WEFTEC 2012 in New Orleans.

Submersible Mixer Offers Energy Efficiency

Xylem Inc. has launched a new midsize Flygt mixer designed for biological wastewater treatment applications that uses up to 50% less energy than compact mixers. Tests show that customers can save $5,000 per year on average for each mixer installed by switching to the new Flygt 4530 (based on the test performance of the Flygt 4530 versus a compact mixer in continuous operation according to ISO 21630:2007). The Flygt 4530 features a robust, high-efficiency propeller that is 1.2 meters in diameter.

Xylem Opens Office in Vietnam

Xylem Inc., a global water technology company, announced that it has opened a new office in Hanoi, Vietnam, to promote and market its technologies and solutions and support the growth of its Water Solutions business in the southeast Asian state. Xylem’s new presence in the country is part of the company’s long-term strategy to grow business within high-potential emerging markets like Vietnam.

Xylem Appoints New VP of Sales for U.S. Dewatering Solutions

Xylem, a global water technology company focused on addressing world water issues, has named Mike Delzingaro as vice president and director of sales for dewatering solutions.

Delzingaro has 14 years of experience with Godwin Pumps and Xylem. Most recently he was regional manager for the northeast region. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from Villanova University.

Xylem launches ‘Great Pumping Moments’ Campaign

Xylem Inc., a global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has launched a unique marketing campaign to promote its new range of Flygt Ready, on-the-spot dewatering pumps.

Multi-Purpose Sludge Pumps Enhance Xylem’s Dewatering Portfolio

Xylem welcomes the addition of three new sludge pumps to its flagship Flygt 2600 drainage range. The company, which was spun off from ITT Corp. on Oct. 31, 2011, specifically designed these versatile pumps to meet customer demands for multi-purpose drainage pumps that can serve the evolving needs of the mining, tunneling, municipal, industrial and construction markets.