Within the SPX FLOW business, the breadth and depth of pumping knowledge is based on decades of pump development and experience. From its Plenty brand comes a wide range of vane and screw pumps which are widely used for the pumping of heavy viscous fluids across industries such as oil & gas, power generation and naval, and are ideal for forced lubrication of rotating machinery and fuel transfer processes.
The SPX FLOW ClydeUnion Pumps brand is well known for its pumping solutions in demanding markets such as oil exploration, refining and distribution, water treatment and distribution, desalination and other industrial processes. With 140 years of expertise in the field of flow technologies, a continuous program of research and development, and the ability to precisely engineer and customize pumps to exact process requirements, ClydeUnion Pumps is a partner of choice for critical pumping solutions.
SPX FLOW may be a relatively new name in pumping solutions for the oil and gas industry, but the brands within it have in-depth expertise and more than 140 years’ of experience with the industry. 2007 saw the formation of Clyde Pumps through the acquisition of Weir Pumps. A further merger with Union Pumps formed the ClydeUnion Pumps business, which was acquired by SPX in 2011. This heritage is displayed by the ClydeUnion Pumps brand today.
Despite the low oil price, operators are continuing to increase their output to meet the growing global demand for energy. However, under a current climate of low oil prices, oil and gas companies require improved operational efficiency. To meet this goal they want proven and reliable technology from companies well versed in the demanding environment of upstream oil and gas production.
ClydeUnion Pumps, an SPX brand, is synonymous with high quality, high reliability pumping solutions with particular expertise in oil & gas, petrochemical and power generation applications. Complying with the latest edition of API 610 standards, the CUP-BB3 pump is an axially split, multi-stage, double volute heavy-duty pump designed for high pressure and high speed service. The pump is designed for exceptional reliability in arduous applications, easy maintenance and long service intervals.
When it comes to supplying solutions for compressed air or gas dehydration and purification to the oil and gas industry, SPX has experience and expertise, through its Delair and Pneumatic brands, in providing efficient solutions with necessary specifications and documentation. The brands offer a full range of dryers, gas separation and treatment packages, nitrogen generators, filters and adsorption technology.
Through its Lightnin and Plenty brands, SPX is the ideal partner to serve the oil and petrochemical industries with advanced fluid mixing solutions and technology. Product designs are focused on durability and reliability and SPX mixers have proven track records in installations around the world in maximizing process performance and reducing operating costs.
SPX Corporation's SPX Hydraulic Technologies business unit, part of the company's Industrial Products and Services segment, acquired U.K.-based Torque Tension Systems Ltd. (TTS), a leading global supplier of hydraulic torque wrench and tensioner tool products. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.