Mastering Pump Operation, Maintenance, and Efficiency

8th - 10th May 2017 | Makati, Philippines
  • Revisiting the fundamentals of pumps to avoid costly mistakes from the start
  • Understanding the critical factors to consider when making pump selections
  • Optimizing overhaul of pumps to save energy
  • Dealing with performance curves and operation checklist
  • Work with a concise reference detailing the design, performance, and principles of operation of different pump types and classes
  • Understand failure modes- power, temperature, corrosion, leakage, pressure, vibration, etc.
  • Analyze pump cost with the aim to maintain its cost-effectiveness
  • Familiarize yourselves with various means of monitoring pump performance and health parameters
  • Decide on specific energy efficient and environment friendly construction features for your pump application
  • Learn how to change materials of construction of pump components based on field experience
  • Understand the quality cost and delivery implications of your chosen pump specification
  • Evaluate energy saving and determining the best operating zones

More and more companies nowadays are focusing on increasing profits while maintaining reliability, it is a difficult task if the maintenance and engineering team lacks the technical know-how and experience in operating and maintaining one of the most important equipment, the Pump.

This course covers construction details, materials of construction, energy optimization, quality assurance, and maintenance of centrifugal pumps.  After attending this program, a pump user will be able to decide the most appropriate type of pump for a specific application, finalize duty parameters, estimate hydraulic performance of the pump and decide on the most appropriate material specifications and construction features. He will also understand critical pump parameters he needs to review when evaluating offers received from pump makers.

Delegates will be able to understand and evaluate hydraulic performance of their existing centrifugal pumps and decide how to operate the pump within the intended service condition envelope. One will be able to understand the failure modes and decide on the monitoring frequency and control limits.

This course is very relevant to technical engineers and professionals who handle and are responsible for their organisations’ pumps and systems; as well as the overall smooth operations and processes of their organizations’ plants and machineries. These include, but not limited to:

  • Maintenance & Operation Engineers
  • Pump Application Engineer
  • Pump Sales Engineers
  • Project & Construction Engineers
  • Plant Engineers
  • Process Engineers & Designers
  • Engineering Consultants
  • Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers
  • System Designers – Process Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Specifiers and Purchasers of Pumps
  • Condition Monitoring Technician
  • Rotating Equipment Engineers
  • Vibration Specialist

The Trainer is an acclaimed pump expert with over 40 years of experience. His experience covers pump manufacturing, maintenance, monitoring, consultation and sales holding several key position in the industry.

He set up Pumpsense Fluid Engineering Private Limited in 2010 to manufacture special purpose centrifugal pumps and to provide consulting services to the users and manufacturers of pumps. The trainer started his career in pump industry as a Graduate Trainee with Mather & Platt Limited in 1974. He worked for this company for the next 19 years and handled diverse assignments, including sales, product development and strategic planning. In 1993-1994, he worked briefly for Best & Crompton Limited as Vice President of Weir, Ochsner and Worthington product ranges.

He set up Allied Centrifugal Pumps Private Limited (ACP) in 1995 to manufacture split case and large end suction pumps for building, industrial services and marine fire fighting applications. In 2005, ACP merged with WILO SE of Germany and he took on the added responsibility as “Product Expert-High Flow Pumps” for Wilo group worldwide. He also joined the board of M/s Mather & Platt Ltd at this time. He left ACP in 2009 to form a new pump company.

The trainer has conducted training programs and workshops for pump users and pump manufacturers all over the world. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and a Postgraduate diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management.

Companies that have benefitted from the Trainer’s expertise include:

  • Coca Cola
  • Shell
  • Chevron
  • Petronas Carigali
  • MTBE Sdn. Bhd.
  • Chiyoda Ptr. Ltd.
  • Technip
  • La Farge
  • Jos Hansen & Soehne
  • Airspace Management Agency Africa
  • Petronas Fertilizers Kedah
  • Kimanis Power Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas
  • Somilo Mining
  • Sarawak Hyrdo
  • Unocal
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals
  • Technip Geoproduction
  • Petlin (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Petronas Chemicals MTBE
  • Malakoff
  • Calpeda Asia
  • Indian Oil Corporation
  • Haldia Petrochemicals
  • Mott Macdonald
  • Peerless Pumps
  • Suido Kiko Middle East
  • Sawaco Water Desalination
  • Tata Steel Ltd.
  • Ruhrpumpen, Egypt
  • Masterflow Pumps
  • Taco HVAC, USA
  • Siemens
  • Wilo
  • ABB
  • Malaysia Marine & Heavy Industryes
  • Sarawak Energy
  • Scomi Wasco Energy
  • BCL Limited
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All information regarding the event will be listed on our event brochures. It contains all the necessary information such as the Investment Fee, Full Course Agenda, Top Learning Objectives, Trainer’s Profile, and more. You may request for an event brochure by:

a. Signing up on the Request for Brochure form located at the Event Page

b. Leaving a message to Sally via Salvo’s Support Message Box.

c. Sending an e-mail to

You will be required to provide details such as your Name, Organisation, Corporate E-mail Address, Contact Number, and Country of Origin.

The exact hotel location will be made known to all delegates privately approximately 1 month prior to the commencement date. We do have preferential corporate rates at the event hotels. Interested parties may inquire at or request for the event brochure. Delegates who have confirmed their participation with us will be contacted by our team as soon as a venue is finalised. Usually, we hold all our events in 5 star hotels based in the city centre.

Salvo typically provides a 10% discount from the original investment fee per delegate should a company send 3 or more delegates to attend the course. Specific discounts may differ for respective programs so please email for further confirmation on the exact discount.

Aside from the group discount mentioned above, Salvo offers a special Early Bird Discount once a new event is released. However, delegates must register as soon as possible since the special rate will only be available for a limited time.

The Investment Fee will cover all the course documents and materials that will be used during the training, as well as luncheons and coffee breaks during the training program. The Investment Fee does not cover the travel and accommodation expenses of the delegates, however, we can assist you by providing details on the estimated cost for both. The Investment Fee is also exclusive of tax. Taxes are to be borne by the delegate’s organisation.

Once you receive a copy of the event brochure, complete the registration form which is located on the last page and send it back to us. Upon receipt of the completed registration form with authorization, we will proceed to block the seat(s) on our system for your organization. Thereafter, the invoice will be sent out by our Finance team for processing of payment. 

Your payment can be made via Telegraphic Transfer or via Credit Cards through American ExpressMasterCard, Visa or Diners. Bank charges and local withholding tax are to be borne by the registrant.

Full payment should be made within TEN (10) WORKING DAYS upon receipt of invoice.

Aside from the knowledge that our expert trainers are imparting, a Certificate of Completion will be issued to all delegates completing a minimum of 90% of the total hours of the course. Some of our events offer takeaways and free consultation after the course. It varies from programs to programs.

You will receive a pre-course questionnaire upon successful registration. Kindly state your specific concerns and issues on this questionnaire and send it back to us, as this will be consolidated and forwarded to the trainer during the formulation of the course agenda. Alternatively, you can also email us at regarding your concern so we can be in touch to ensure that your concerns is addressed asap.

The registration form carries at least a 50% cancellation liability 6 weeks prior to the commencement date of the event after a signed sales resignation contract has been received by Salvo. If we are notified less than 2 weeks prior to the commencement date of the event, full cancellation fees is applicable.

With that said, we do understand that last minute changes do occur in organizations due to last minute change in schedule, job requirements etc. As such, please contact us soonest at so we can assist in the best way forward for any changes.

Our events can be customised into in-house training programs for your organisation. Email us at to find out more information about in-house trainings.