MRC -- Canadian-headquartered CPC Pumps International reached a significant milestone this week, as it celebrated the completion of its first pump assembly in Pune, India, said Hydrocarbonprocessing.
The historic event was inaugurated with speeches from Vagner Rego, President of Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique Business Area. Frans Van Niekerk, Vice President Holding for Atlas Copco India was also in attendance to celebrate this occasion alongside Tushar Patel, General Manager of CPC Pumps International.
A provider of API 610 compliant, custom-engineered centrifugal pumps, CPC Pumps International, was acquired by the Atlas Copco Group in August 2021. The Atlas Copco Group’s Gas & Process Division has an existing manufacturing footprint in India that dates back to the early 1990’s. Today’s facility in Pune manufactures highly specialized turbocompressors and turboexpanders for customers around the world while also supporting its customer base’s aftermarket requirements in the Indian subcontinent.
Tushar Patel, General Manager of CPC Pumps International, explained that “one of the main goals we set
when acquiring CPC Pumps was to implement a sustainable global growth strategy with an ambitious
“Completing production of our first pump, 100% built in India, is a symbol of our progress and is a
testament to the hard work and dedication of our talented global team,” he added.
CPC Pumps International plans to expand its manufacturing capabilities in India to support the growing demand for its custom-tailored centrifugal process pumps.
We remind, Sulzer continues its commitment to biopolymers and circularity with its new process solution, SULAC. The licensed technology completes Sulzer’s portfolio of licensed technologies for the manufacture of polylactic acid (PLA), an eco-friendly bioplastic. SULAC supports the conversion of lactic acid into lactide, which is both needed to produce PLA and limited by current availability.