KSB Pumps teams up with Canadian Bearings
Mississauga, Ontario, September 2014 – KSB Pumps Inc. has announced a new sales and distribution partnership with Canadian Bearings, a Mississauga-based supplier of industrial systems and products. Canadian Bearings will be an additional sales channel for KSB products, especially the “Movitec”, “Eta”, and “Amarex N” series pumps in addition to KSB’s pump service capabilities.
“We are very pleased to be working with Canadian Bearings,” says Michael Blundell, President of KSB Pumps. “At KSB Pumps, we have been largely focussed on large-scale industrial and municipal projects that have required significant engineering input in the development of specialized pump solutions. With Canadian Bearings’ strong connections with industries across Canada, we will be able to offer KSB’s exceptional quality and performance to more customers, especially those who are more interested in standardized off-the-shelf pump products.”
“KSB has an excellent track record of delivering reliable, high efficiency pumps,” says Farrokh Khalili, Chairman and CEO of Canadian Bearings. “These products will fill an important place in our range of industrial equipment and supplies.” Specialists from KSB will support Canadian Bearings staff and customers with their extensive pump knowledge and experience.
KSB’s Movitec vertical multi-stage pumps are highly versatile, easy-to-install units designed to handle a variety of tasks in industry, building services and water supply systems. Amarex N series pumps are a submersible design, optimised to provide reliable, trouble-free operations in water and wastewater treatment facilities. KSB’s service facility in Mississauga has the equipment and expertise necessary to repair, modify, or upgrade even the largest, most complex pumps.
KSB Pumps Inc., based in Mississauga, ON, is a member of the KSB Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of pumps, valves and systems. KSB’s history dates back to 1871 in Germany, where the company’s global HQ is still located. In 2013, KSB generated a total turnover of € 2.247 billion (approx. CAN$ 3.15 billion) with a global workforce of 16,500 employees. KSB’s giant product portfolio consists of more than 3,000 different off-the-shelf pumps and valves – and thousands of engineered and customized solutions. KSB Canada has specialized in providing reliable pump solutions for the most challenging applications in industrial and utility power plants, environmental (water and wastewater) facilities, mining and industrial processes.