ITT’s Goulds Pumps’ XHD Slurry Pump Ranked Breakthrough Product Of Year By Processing Magazine

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) announced today that its Goulds Pumps’ XHD Extra Heavy Duty Lined Slurry Pump has been honored with a 2012 Breakthrough Product of the Year Award by Processing magazine.

Processing magazine’s December issue recognized the XHD pump, along with other products, technologies and services that made significant contributions in the process industries within the last year and that are expected to impact the industry for years to come.

“As we continue our growth in the global mining industry, we are honored by this recognition from Processing magazine,” said John Manna, vice president of global marketing for ITT’s Goulds Pumps brand. “It speaks to our strong commitment to new product development as well as our 160-year heritage in the process industries.”

The XHD pump has been designed for even the toughest slurry applications, such as primary metals, mineral processing, non-metallic mining, power utilities, and sand and aggregates. The XHD model can be maintained even while running, and features more accessible and adjustable components than other slurry pumps.

Results on Processing magazine’s recognition awards can be found here.

About ITT

ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. Founded in 1920, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2011 revenues of $2.1 billion. For more information, visit

ITT’s Goulds Pumps is a leading manufacturer of pumps for a wide range of industrial markets — including chemical, mining, oil and gas, power generation, pulp and paper, and general industry. As the first manufacturer to make digital monitoring standard on every process pump, ITT’s Goulds Pumps continues to lead the industry in both mechanical pump design and the adoption of smart technologies.

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