Clint Andrews, Regional Technical Training Manager of Grundfos USA states, “We are excited about this new Training Partner Agreement with HI as it will allow us to further grow in meeting our customers’ needs for delivering technical engineering-driven education programs focused on improving pump performance and extending product life cycles.”

As part of this new partnership, Grundfos USA will host the one-day Pump Systems Optimization course on February 27, 2014. This highly regarded one-day course has been taught to over 800 people resulting in significant dollars saved in not only energy costs but in reduced maintenance and down time as well. Although Engineers make up a good percentage of those taking the course, Maintenance, Operations and Sales are also well represented.  In addition to end users taking the course, Engineering Consulting Firms also take the course to gain knowledge and credibility and to network with end users to increase their business.

“By hosting a Pump Systems Optimization course and being the first training HI Training Partner in North America, Grundfos USA is leading the way as a best-in-class pump service center in offering total pump solutions,” states Robert Asdal, Executive Director, Hydraulic Institute.

Grundfos USA is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers. It is their mission - the basis of their existence - to successfully develop, produce and sell high-quality pumps and pumping systems world-wide, contributing to a better quality of life and a healthy environment. Grundfos is a global leader in advanced pump solutions and a trendsetter in water technology. They contribute to global sustainability by pioneering technologies that improve quality of life for people and care for the planet.

Pump Systems Matter is a non-profit educational organization established by the Hydraulic Institute, and leading utilities and energy efficiency organizations, to educate the industry on the benefits to pump systems optimization and energy efficiency to improve bottom-line savings of end-user companies. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit the Pump Systems Matter website at www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.

About the Hydraulic Institute:The mission of the Hydraulic Institute is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org.

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