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04/2021 SERO Press release

SERO PumpSystems contracts services for marine applications to Burckhardt Compression

SERO PumpSystems, based in Meckesheim, Germany, is a technologically leading supplier of side channel pumps for a wide range of applications. SERO is further expanding its service network: as the exclusive service provider, Burckhardt Compression, will take over all service activities for SHP pumps from SERO PumpSystems in the marine sector.

The SHP pumps are used on LPG tankers with dual fuel engines. Burckhardt Compression has already established a corresponding service infrastructure for its gas compressors in the marine sector with a worldwide network of more than 300 field service staff and representatives in more than 80 countries. Burckhardt Compression's marine team is therefore very familiar with the special requirements in this field.

Marcel Pawlicek, CEO Burckhardt Compression: "The service cooperation with SERO PumpSystems allows us to further expand our service activities in the dual fuel marine sector. Working in the marine environment poses not only technical but also operational challenges. Burckhardt Compression has many years of experience in this field as well as a very flexible and competent marine team."

Beate Zientek-Strietz, Managing Director SERO PumpSystems: "With this cooperation we can focus on our core business, the construction of technologically outstanding pumps, and have found in Burckhardt Compression a strong partner for our service business."

About SERO PumpSystems

SERO PumpSystems GmbH is a family-owned company located in Meckesheim, Germany. The company started its journey as a machine factory in Berlin more than 125 years ago. SERO has been successful specializing in the development, manufacture and the worldwide distribution of side channel pumps for many decades.
The side channel pump technology is known primarily for its ability to handle clean liquids at low flow rates with high head pressure. The hydraulic is inherently self-priming, has high gas handling capability and requires low NPSH. SERO side channel pumps are ideal to pump light acids, alkaline liquids and solvents as well as specialty chemicals and petrochemical feed stocks.  Other services include pumping refrigerants, liquefied gases, condensates, light hydrocarbons found in oil & gas production and a variety of volatile process fluids.


About Burckhardt Compression

Burckhardt Compression is the worldwide market leader for reciprocating compressor systems, and the only manufacturer and service provider that covers a full range of reciprocating compressor technologies and services. Its customized compressor systems are used in the gas gathering and processing, gas transport and storage, refinery, chemical, petrochemical as well as in the industrial gas and hydrogen mobility and energy sectors. Burckhardt Compression’s leading technology, broad portfolio of compressor components and the full range of services help customers around the world to find the optimized solution for their reciprocating compressor systems. Since 1844 its highly skilled workforce has crafted superior solutions and set the benchmark in the gas compression industry.