News | July 1, 2014

Xylem Wins Ringier Technology Innovation Award 2014 In China

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Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has won a Ringier Technology Innovation award in China for its Flygt The Optimal Pump station (TOP) technology. A panel of experts from across the pumps and valves industry, scientific research institutions and user enterprises gave the award to Xylem in the centrifugal pumps category of the 2014 awards.

Flygt TOP is essentially a turn-key solution that incorporates Xylem’s Flygt pumps and intelligent control system to create an integrated pump station. Pre-assembled pump station units are specially engineered to a customer’s exact requirements and are delivered complete and ready to operate. Flygt The Optimal Pump station can be retrofitted to existing stations or developed for new stations.

Jointly sponsored by Ringier Trade Media Ltd. and IE expo, the award recognises innovative products and technologies with outstanding performances in the industry. Since the awards was established in 2006 Xylem has won awards for a number of different technologies.

About Xylem
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, N.Y., with 2013 revenues of $3.8 billion and more than 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the last two years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more information, visit www.xyleminc.com

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Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm, with 63 offices and more than 4,200 employees worldwide, as well as affiliates in more than 30 cities. Edelman was named Advertising Age’s top-ranked PR firm of the decade in 2009 and one of its “A-List Agencies” in both 2010 and 2011; Adweek’s “2011 PR Agency of the Year;” PRWeek’s “2011 Large PR Agency of the Year;”and The Holmes Report’s “2011 Global Agency of the Year.” Edelman was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Advertising Age in 2010 and among Glassdoor’s top five “2011 Best Places to Work.” Edelman owns specialty firms Blue (advertising), StrategyOne (research), Ruth (brands + experiences), DJE Science (medical education/publishing and science communications), MATTER (sports, sponsorship, and entertainment), and Edelman Consulting. For more information, visit http://www.edelman.ie.

SOURCE: Flygt -- A Xylem Brand