|We still have spots available for our pump training!
Beckwith & Kuffel is again offering excellent pump training to our customers through ITT Plant Performance Learning Services. The location is the Seattle Crowne Plaza Hotel; date is March 6 – 9, 2018. Ourtraining covers how to safely and reliably operate centrifugal pump equipment. In the session, trainees will learn how to safely align, maintain and repair centrifugal pumps. We've done ten of these now. Participants rate course and course materials "excellent".
Our plan is: excellent training, nice location, good food, affordable price.
Class size is limited. Seminar seats fill quickly. We hope to see you there.
|Bobby Thompson was named Oregon Territory Manager at Beckwith & Kuffel, effective March 1, 2017.
Bobby Thompson was named Oregon Territory Manager at Beckwith & Kuffel, effective March 1, 2017. Bobby joined B&K in 2016. He came to us from Arctic Slope Regional Corporation in Alaska, where he performed high pressure field pumping operations. Bobby is a welcome addition to our B&K family!
|NW Food Processors Association 2017 Food Show in Portland
NW Food Processors Association 2017 Food Show in Portland We made lots of new friends at the NW Food Processors Association Show in Portland in January! The show had a record turnout, and we got to talk to some great people about their food processing needs and special applications. From seafood, to agriculture, to winemaking, our area's diverse resources demand innovative and creative solutions. It was exciting to share the latest in design and technology with the folks who stopped by.
|Seth Short takes over B&K's Eastern Washington Territory
Effective May 22, 2017, Seth Short became Beckwith & Kuffel's Eastern Washington Territory Manager. Seth has been with us since Jan 2, 2017. Seth has extensive experience in the rotating equipment world in Alaska and most recently was a partner at the Pro-Seal Service Group. He has designed and built numerous seal support systems and pump packages, ran the Alaska operations for the Pro-Seal Group, and has some experience with compressed air systems.
|What's New Symposium
B&K SYMPOSIUM 2017 RECAP
B&K opened our doors to vendors and guests at our Symposium on September 14 in Seattle. Our warehouse, offices and grounds were set up with vendor displays and hands-on exhibits. Guests attended classes, learned about the latest developments in industrial pumps, compressors and blowers, and were treated to a barbecue lunch.
We thank all our wonderful vendors for helping with this successful event, and thank our guests for coming!
|DESMI now distributed by Beckwith & Kuffel
DESMI now distributed by Beckwith & Kuffel
Beckwith & Kuffel has partnered with DESMI as the Pacific NW distributor for pumps and ballast water systems.
DESMI Ocean Guard A/S has developed and type approved RayCleanTM ballast water treatment system.
RayCleanTM is designed to provide performance that meets the IMO and USCG requirements in all typical operational conditions, and at the lowest total cost of ownership. It employs highly efficient low pressure UV lamps with exceptionally long lifetime and low power consumption.
RayCleanTM is tested and approved for use in all salinities and water temperatures, and approved for operation in dirty water with very low UV-Transmission. The operation of the system is fully automatic and can be completely integrated into existing ship automation systems.
RayCleanTM can be delivered in modules for easy integration into existing vessels with very limited available space, or be delivered skidmounted for easy and compact installation on newbuilds and retrofits where the required space is available.
|LIQUIFLO meets the demanding needs of the chemical industry
LIQUIFLO meets the demanding needs of the chemical industry. Liquiflo specializes in the design and manufacture of high-alloy and gear pumps for the chemical processing industry. They offer corrosion and wear resistant materials, enabling them to engineer pumps capable of handling some of the most difficult and challenging chemical applications. These include:
|What's New Bornemann
We are excited to announce that B&K is now the distributor for ITT Bornemann twin screw pumps throughout the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. ITT Bornemann Pumps is a leading global provider of highly engineered pumps and systems for the oil and gas industry, as well as the industrial, food and pharmaceutical sectors.
Twin screw pumps are self-priming, double-ended positive displacement pumps with external timing gears and bearings. They are available in over 80 sizes, and their design eliminates all metal-to-metal contact within the pump.
Some advantages of ITT Bornemann twin screw pumps:
• Wide range of applications
|WILDEN EZ-Install Diaphragms
WILDEN EZ-Install Diaphragms Reduce Downtime, Lower Costs. The Wilden line of EZ-Install Diaphragms is an advancement in diaphragm technology that: