03/31/2014 | Webnews
A plan for the development of two huge offshore gas fields in the Persian Gulf bestows LEWA with the largest order in the history of the company. 40 process diaphragm pumps with skids will be in-stalled on 13 wellhead and two tie-in platforms (drilling and conveyor platforms). The order volume amounts to about 30 million Euros.
After its completion in 2015 the facility will be capable of processing 70 million m³ of ethane, pro-pane, butane, and natural gas per day from the two offshore fields, producing about 50 million m³ of market-ready gas. The potential for demand peaks or in extreme...
03/24/2014 | Webnews
LEWA is the new main sponsor of local sports club TSV 1894 Eltingen e.V., and therewith makes a clear commitment to the Leonberg site. The agreement was sealed in March. The cooperation aims at strengthening local sports activities, especially non-professional soccer.
In total, the club will receive a high five digit Euro amount over the next four years. The youth soccer teams of TSV Eltingen will receive a large portion of this money. At the moment there are 13 teams with about 327 youths in various age classes.
In return, TSV Eltingen will rename its club facilities to LEWA Sportpark and...
03/11/2014 | Webnews
For years LEWA has been a reliable manufacturer of tailor-made metering systems for various industries.
This year’s in-house exhibition at LEWA Pumpen AG in Reinach focuses on solutions for pharmaceutical, life science, and chemical industries. On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the Swiss subsidiary pre-sents a vast range of products that offer process safety, efficiency, and hygienic design. The event also provides the opportunity to talk to LEWA experts about possible solutions and the development of new customer processes.
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014Start: 10:00 hrs.End: 17:00 hrs.Location:...
02/13/2014 | Webnews
Oy Woikoski Ab is a Finnish gas producer and a frontrunner in supplying gases for industrial applications. Woikoski supplies a large selection of highly refined, e.g. basic gases, various gas mixtures, liquefied gases, dry ice, gases for the food industry, and medical gases.
A new LEWA odorization system was installed into Woikoski’s Pirkkala facility, which allows the company to produce odorized oxygen.
Odorized gas facilitates easy and affordable leak investigation in a gas system. Otherwise the detection of odorless gases is difficult without separate and costly sensors and measuring...
02/02/2014 | Pressrelease
New triplex pump drive unit will also power natural gas tankers with LNG in the future
Highly poisonous heavy oil, a waste product of petroleum refineries, is still blown through the funnels of tankers into the air without being filtered. To reduce the burden on the environment, especially near the coast, while being able to react better to price fluctuations, Qatar wants to arrange the future operation of its entire LNG fleet on a flexible basis. The dual-fuel engines that MAN Diesel & Turbo developed for this purpose can optionally be operated with heavy oil or with the liquefied...
01/14/2014 | Webnews
More flexibility, less damage to the environment, and improved reaction to price fluctuations: In the future, Qatar’s tanker fleet will rely on dual-fuel engines which either run on heavy oil or liquefied natural gas.
To do this, the boil-off gases are reliquefied under high pressure and injected into the ship's engine. Since ships are always operating and only brought into dry dock for maintenance once in five years, the high-performance pumps used for this purpose must be extremely robust and temperature-resistant. One of the favorites for the supply of these high-performance pumps is...
11/18/2013 | Webnews
As part of his 2013 live tour („Hier rein und da raus“) German rock musician Heinz Rudolf Kunze will play a charity concert with his band Räuberzivil. The entire proceeds go to a hospice in Leonberg.
LEWA helps the good cause and raffles off tickets to the show to its employees.
11/11/2013 | Webnews
For thirty years the booster club of the youth music award Leonberg has been honoring the winners of the national music competition “Jugend musiziert” in order to support young gifted musicians. LEWA has supported the award since 1984.
This year the “Leonberg Orpheus” (Leonberger Orpheus) went to concert flutist Nina Walther from Hemmingen.
After 27 years under the patronage of the municipality the prize has been awarded by the people of Leonberg for the third time. On the occasion of the ceremony, the traditional concert of award winner and the youth orchestra of Baden-Württemberg took...
10/10/2013 | Webnews
Every human being leaves a so called ecological footprint. It represents the amount of biologically productive land necessary to permanently maintain the life style and standard of living of one human. According to recent estimates, every human is entitled to 1.4 – 1.8 ha. The problem is, however, that the demand of highly industrialized countries exceeds this figure many times over. The people of the European Union, for example, need about 4.7 ha per capita. This, of course, leads to an uneven distribution of natural resources.
The awareness for this type of problem needs to be raised early...
09/16/2013 | Webnews
For metering tasks in high-pressure laboratories, the highest of precision when conveying defined quantities of material is a must. Piston pumps can withstand the high pressure, but they inherently leak. If hazardous substances have to be metered, the pump has to be airtight in order to avoid problems and guarantee exact upscaling. To address this problem, LEWA has designed the intellilab, a hermetically sealed high pressure small quantity metering pump with mechatronic control for pressures up to 500 bar.
LEWA has renewed the technology of the proven predecessors K3 and K5. The reliable pump...
09/16/2013 | Webnews
With over 3,000 exhibitors, K in 2013 will be the most important trade show for the plastics and rubber industry. LEWA will also be there to present its technologies for the metering of blowing agents and additives in extrusion processes. One such solution is the LEWA ecofoam which conveys a volume of blowing agent proportional to the speed of the extruder. With this complete system that includes an ecoflow metering pump, measurement and control technology, blowing agents such as CO2, propane, butane, halogenated hydrocarbons, and pentane can be precisely metered into the plastic melt of an...
08/29/2013 | Webnews
Only a couple of weeks ago the LEWA ecosmart multiplex was introduced to the market, and now the first pump of its kind has already been produced and delivered.
The Institute for Separation and Process Technology at the Clausthal University of Technology in Zellerfeld (Germany) purchased the three-headed diaphragm pump which will be used for nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, and revaporation.
07/31/2013 | Webnews
Lewa-Nikkiso acquires Dutch system builder Geveke
Nikkiso has acquired Geveke B.V., the Dutch sales company and system integrator of industrial pumps and compressors as a strategic investment. Nikkiso is driving its presence in the global oil and gas market together with Lewa.
Geveke’s systems are used both onshore and offshore in preparation facilities, for chemical injection, or for local nitrogen generation.
The combination of the leading pump and system technology of Lewa-Nikkiso with Geveke’s competence in customer-specific system design will create additional powerful solutions. The...
07/22/2013 | Webnews
Another milestone in the history of LEWA and NIKKISO: the factory acceptance test for a LEWA triplex process pump (type G3R), which was sold by NIKKISO Co., Ltd, was completed at the LEWA headquarters in Leonberg. With 160 kW motor power it is the largest process diaphragm pump ever installed in Japan. The pump will be employed in an industrial waste treatment application.
Compared to alternative technologies, the hermetically tight construction enables safe operation when handling the liquid, which is a mixture of several kinds of acids. Moreover, excellent efficiency reduces the power...
07/09/2013 | Webnews
From July 5 – 7, various youth and company teams competed to win at the 5th LEWA Cup in TSV Schwieberdingen’s Felsenberg-Arena.
On the three days of the tournament, 118 teams took part in different classes (age groups from 1996-2007) and the company tournament, and entertained the spectators. Morevover, for the first time, a challenge for girls (U11) was held.
Particularly satisfying results for LEWA: the apprentice team advanced to the final. Unfortunately, they lost to Bosch Feuerbach. LEWA’s partner TSV Schwieberdingen was more lucky: U11 girls and U9 boys finished at the top of their...