In a strategic integration Aurum Pumpen GmbH acquires ownership of Habermann Slurry pumps. A company with over 80 years of pump manufacturing experience. Habermann is a leading name worldwide in manufacturing quality pumps, designed for the hydro transportation of highly abrasive and corrosive slurries.
Important step of the revised corporate Marketing plan, a new corporate Website is constructed in order for Aurum Pumpen GmbH, Aurum Dredging Technology GmbH and Aurum Engineering GmbH, to share their capacities, products, experiences in their respective fields of specialization, online with their worldwide Customers.
Restructuring and centralization of the unified Aurum Marketing Department. A new long-term corporate marketing strategy was initiated.
Establishment in Cyprus of Aurum Pumpen International Ltd. The unit is mainly responsible for Aurum Pumpen Group sales network expansion to overseas export markets. As well it participates to the Group's marketing strategies and policies development as well as implementation.
Aurum Pumpen GmbH Head Quarters were mutated to Emmerich, what enables to accomodate its organic expansion. Bigger open space premises to cater for the growing Team and comfortably welcome Guests, along with well equipped Worshop and Stock areas. Extra land is available for the coming extension of the German production capacities of the Aurum Pumpen Group.
Delivery of Aurum APF solid pumps for scales slurries and 30 APW pumps (for oven cooling and other technical waters) to the new NLMK works which now produces sectional steel.
Design and integration of tailor made turbine pumps at Illicha Steelworks
Strong come back in the Chemicals market thanks to a solid partnership with Wernert Pumpen GmbH, the leading German chemicals pumps specialist manufacturer. For instance, old metal pumps suffering 80% concentrated sulphuric acid (H2SO4) are now replaced by polymer ones with new sealing systems: Maintenance periods jump from 3 months to 2 years.
Installation of paper pulp monochannel centrifugal pumps up to 400 kW
Entry into Sugar Industry markets, especially at the level of sugar beets washing heterogeneous sludges, evacuated thanks to APF slurry pumps.
APF mining pumps are already moving daily millions of tons of abrasive and aggressive (pH 2 to 12) ore including: Iron, Copper, Zinc, Zircon (ZrSiO4), Ilmenite (FeTiO3), and many more.
Entry into the Power Plants industrial segment. Amongst cooling and process water applications, ashes flushing and removal to the sedimentation pond thanks to APF pumps becomes a new expertise area.
First very large scale project is implemented in the steel industry: 60 APF scales pumps for the desclaling of process water are delivered, in the context of complete plant overhaul.
The Owning Safi Family seizes the opportunity to invest in Zinc powder production demanded by its metal industry customers, with a dedicated production plant.
New pumping applications are covered. Mining: Dewatering of iron ore with filter press Steelworks: Pumping of scales carrying waters to sedimentation pools