COMPANY NEWS Xylem takes Singapore metro pumping contract 22 Oct 2013
Xylem News Release
- USA-based dewatering specialist Xylem is awarded the equipment and service contract for the entire pumping system for stages 2 and 3 of the multi-billion dollar Singapore Downtown Line. The award, by the Singapore Land Transport Authority, is valued at US$6.5 million.
Xylem takes Singapore metro pumping contract
- Xylem will supply a wide range of water handling equipment, including Flygt® submersible drainage pumps, Lowara eSV® booster pump sets, WEDECO Spektron® UV disinfection units, and associated level regulators and control panels.
- The underground line, which is scheduled for completion in 2017, will be 42km long with 34 stations, and will be the longest underground driverless transit line in Singapore.
- "Singapore has one of the best integrated transportation systems in the world so we are very proud to be part of this latest infrastructure expansion where our products are being utilized in both the construction and operational phase," said Allan Hendry, Vice President and Regional Director for Xylem Greater Asia.
- Xylem has had a long-standing partnership with the Singapore LTA since 1984. To date, more than 1,000 Flygt submersible pumps, Lowara pump sets, and WEDECO UV systems are working for the country’s transportation infrastructure, including transit lines, train stations, tunnels, and expressways. The company, which also owns Godwin Pumps and whose business encompasses the design and manufacture of automatic self-priming pumps and submersible electric pumps sold under the Godwin and Flygt brand names, is headquartered in White Plains, New York. In 2012 it recorded annual revenues of $3.8 billion, while employing approximately 12,900 people worldwide.
Xylem acquires Heartland Pumps - TunnelTalk, November 2012
Xylem readies Godwin for continued growth - TunnelTalk, February 2012
Godwin to join Flygt and Grindex in ITT - TunnelTalk, July 2010
Singapore and Malaysia hungry for TBMs - TunnelTalk, July 2013
First of six Robbins EPBMs set in Singapore - TunnelTalk, September 2012
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