Hydro Parts Solutions Opens in Texas

Hydro uses state-of-the-art technology to solve parts needs.

Hydro is pleased to announce the addition of a new Hydro company based in the Houston area. Hydro Parts Solutions Inc. will support pump users with parts needs, including difficult-to-source cast parts such as impellers, diffusers,

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NAES Announces Preferred Vendor Agreement with Hydro Inc.

NAESsm Corporation, a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, announces it has entered into a preferred vendor agreement with Hydro, Inc. (Hydro).

NAES endeavors to form relationships with industry leading companies that provide value to plant owners through preferential services, scheduling priority, and cost concessions commensurate with the volume of business that a given vendor conducts with the NAES operated fleet. The impact of this initiative is evident to almost all NAES operated plants with plant owners benefiting from significant reductions in operating expenses and improved service response.

John Brewster, NAES President and CEO, said “NAES is focused on safety, compliance, maintenance of asset value, and performance. Performance takes on dimensions of attainment of technical performance goals, adherence to operating plans and budget, cost-effectiveness, and owner satisfaction. Our preferred vendor agreements are designed to deliver the value to help us deliver the best performance that enhances an owner’s return.” He added that “the addition of Hydro to this program demonstrates their commitment to support our efforts to deliver a superior service experience.”

HydroAire’s Nuclear Certifications Renewed

Having served the nuclear industry since 1990, HydroAire’s pump service center in Chicago, IL, is happy to announce the renewal of their certificates on May 15th, 2012. HydroAire was originally awarded the ASME N-Stamp on May 8th, 2009, the NR-Stamp on July 7th, 2006, and the ASME NPT-Stamp on May 26th, 2006. HydroAire’s Quality Assurance Program complies with 10 CFR Part 50, Appendix B, ASME Section III and ASME Section XI. The Program, which is on a 3-Year Audit Cycle, has been audited and accepted by the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) Joint Audit # VA06092. For more information on HydroAire’s comprehensive pump aftermarket services for the nuclear industry, call Michelle Preusser at 630-329-7579.

Hydro Invited to the Pipeline Energy Group Conference in New Orleans

Jeff Johnson, Vice President of Hydro’s Petroleum and Pipeline Service Division, presented at the 2012 Pipeline Energy Group Conference, which was hosted by Louisiana Off Shore Oil Port (LOOP). In keeping with the group’s dedication to mindful energy consumption, Jeff Johnson’s presentation discussed how to improve pump efficiency and how energy usage can be reduced as a result of improvements in pump efficiency. Jeff received positive feedback and Hydro is honored to have been invited back to speak at the 2013 Pipeline Energy Group conference. To learn more about ways to improve your pumps’ efficiency, contact Jeff Johnson at 281-475-9680.

George Harris Elected to Hydraulic Institute Board of Directors

On February 13th, 2012, George Harris, President of Hydro Inc., was elected to the Hydraulic Institute Board of Directors. The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is the largest association of pump producers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America and 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.

In the Photo, Back Row (left to right): Chadwick Tuttle, COO Americas, CLYDEUNION; David McKinstry, Vice President, IMO Colfax; Gary Witt, President, Pentair Water; John Miersma, President & CEO, Iwaki America; Dave Brockway, President, Intelliquip; Rich Heppe, President, Nidec Motor Company; Front Row (left to right): Tom Grove, Executive Vice President, AESSEAL; George Harris, President & CEO, Hydro Inc.; Ken Napolitano, President, Xylem Inc. – Residential & Commercial Water; Dean Douglas, President, Dover Pump Solutions Group; Robert Asdal, Executive Director, Hydraulic Institute http://www.pumps.org/