Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
In line with its commitments towards sustainability, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, Grundfos, will embark on a drive for waste management and recycling its pumps. The drive aims to transform waste into reusable energy and high quality recyclable materials, and is aligned with the Middle East’s current hot topic of waste management and recycling.
Commenting on the new drive, Henning Sandager, Grundfos Area Managing Director, Middle East and Turkey said: “we will be working with companies specialized in waste management in order to assess the savings potential of replacing some obsolete pumps with new high efficiency options.”
“Optimizing pumps makes sense not just for the environment but also financially, and replacing pump systems can make immediate differences, and returns on investments will be reached in a short time span that doesn’t exceed two years, after which the new systems will result in pure savings.” He added.
Notably; Grundfos offers a pump inspection service and an energy check report detailing current pump installation and potential savings. Energy costs can be improved by 50%, and CO2 emissions can be reduced by 30%, along with achieving significant reduction over pump maintenance and repair costs.
Earlier this year; Grundfos introduced its iSOLUTIONS, which is an innovative response to the many inefficient, unreliable and outdated pumps and pump solutions in the market. Rather than focusing on just the pump, Grundfos iSOLUTIONS breaks new ground by focusing on the entire system, taking a holistic intelligent design approach that optimizes the way the pumps, drives, controls, protection, and communication units all work together.
The Grundfos iSOLUTIONS ensures having the lowest overall life-cycle costs, and will be a major contributor to creating a more sustainable construction sector. With potential energy savings of up to 40-50% and a more optimized use of water resources, construction industry decision-makers across the region now have smarter options to enhance their environmental and financial performance, as the march of infrastructural building continues.
Sandager concluded: “With the strengths that we enjoy in sustainability and energy saving, and now in waste management and pumps recycling, we will be able to play a bigger role in ensuring the achievement of development and progress, while working at the same time to preserve our planet’s precious resources. Simultaneously, we will be assisting the Middle East and the GCC countries in adopting approaches that aim to create a sustainable future for coming generations.”
Founded in 1945 in Bjerringbro, a small town in Denmark, Grundfos has expanded its production to over 40 countries. Today Grundfos is represented by 19,000 employees in over 50 countries worldwide with revenue above €3 billion euro. Additionally, Grundfos has a strong local presence through its distributors and partners. With an annual production of more than 16 million pump units serving systems within buildings, industry, waste utilities, infrastructure, landscaping and water treatment, Grundfos is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers and a trendsetter in water technology.
Setting the highest industry standards in energy efficient and sustainable pumping solutions is a key part of Grundfos’ foundation. Built on values and high ethics, Grundfos works with local communities and global society to resolve the world’s water and energy challenges. Grundfos has been present in the Middle East since the 1980s and today its regional headquarters are in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, one of the largest ports and Free Zones in the world. It has additional representative companies in KSA and Egypt, and branch offices throughout the region.
Gitte Borup Nielsen
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