Robert K. Asdal, executive director of the Hydraulic Institute, announced on May 4 that the institute has added three notable pump industry firms to HI’s roster of select Standards Partners. The new Standards Partner program provides an opportunity for engineering consultants and pump users to partner with HI members in the development of pump standards and educational efforts.

 

New partners include:

 

         Alden Research Laboratory (www.aldenlab.com). Founded in 1894 and based in Holden, Massachusetts, Alden is the oldest continuously operating hydraulic laboratory in the United States and one of the oldest in the world. Alden is a recognized leader in the field of fluid dynamics research and development.

 

         CDM (www.cdm.com). CDM is a consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm delivering exceptional service to public and private clients worldwide. CDM is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has been providing innovative solutions to their clients since 1947.

 

         John Anspach Consulting (jaconsult@sbcglobal.net). John Anspach Consulting provides engineering services related to pumping systems employed in water and wastewater treatment, industrial, power, irrigation and flood control pumping. The services include equipment selection studies, energy reduction studies, excessive wear and vibration trouble shooting, training, design and specification reviews and pump testing.

 

Participation in HI’s Standards Partner program is open to engineering consulting firms as well as end-users of pumps who add technical expertise to HI’s committees working with leading pump and supplier OEMs in writing standards and guidelines. Both large and smaller-sized companies are welcome to participate. Standards Partners are eligible to receive, for an annual fee, a valuable package of HI products and services such as: copies of all new and revised HI Standards, HI Guides and access to the Institute’s e-Learning programs. Standards Partners receive considerable visibility on the HI web site, including a listing in the Consultant’s Directory where web traffic provides inquiries and leads. Partners also receive invitations to participate in HI meetings and events, make presentations at meetings as part of HI’s “Knowledge Exchange” series and, importantly, enjoy particular recognition within the pump industry and beyond.

 

Corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships and government agencies with offices in North America that are engineering firms, or provide engineering services, or are end-users of pumps may participate as a "Hydraulic Institute Standards Partner." Visit www.Pumps.org/Partners for more information on eligibility.

 

For additional information or to apply to the Standards Partner program, contact StandardsPartner@Pumps.org or call Mary Silver at 973-267-9700 ext. 117.

 

To search our list of Partners by markets served or areas of expertise, please visit HI’s Consultant’s Directory at http://www.Pumps.org/Consultants.

 

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is the largest association of pump producers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America and is a global authority on pumps and pumping systems. Its mission is to serve as a forum for the exchange of industry information, while providing value-added services to member companies and pump users worldwide. This includes the development and delivery of comprehensive industry standards, as well as the expansion of knowledge that effectively advances the application, testing, installation, operation and maintenance of pumps and pumping systems. For more information about the Hydraulic Institute, visit www.Pumps.org, www.PumpLearning.org and www.PumpSystemsMatter.org, an organization created by HI to assist pump users address strategic energy management and pump system performance and optimization.