Category Archives: Announcements

PeopleFlo Awarded US Patent for a Sealless Centrifugal Pump with an Electro-Magnet Inside the Impeller

PeopleFlo Awarded US Patent for a Sealless Centrifugal Pump with an Electro-Magnet Inside the Impeller The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted PeopleFlo a patent for a sealless centrifugal pump with an “inner drive” electro-magnet inside the pump impeller. This configuration has many advantages. It enables a more compact sealless pump design, fewer […]

Goodyear Visits PeopleFlo to Discuss Innovation Driven Product Development

Goodyear Visits PeopleFlo to Discuss Innovation Driven Product Development Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company visited PeopleFlo in Franklin Park, IL to share ideas on how to use lean philosophy and tools to foster innovation driven product development. “The opportunity to share ideas with Goodyear’s Norbert Majerus was special because not many companies take advantage of […]

PeopleFlo Visits Menlo Innovations with Dr. Jeffrey Liker to Learn Novel Ways to Apply Lean Product Development

PeopleFlo Visits Menlo Innovations with Dr. Jeffrey Liker to Learn Novel Ways to Apply Lean Product Development University of Michigan Professor and PeopleFlo board member Dr. Jeffery Liker and William Blankemeier, President of PeopleFlo, visited Menlo Innovations, a software development company based in Ann Arbor, MI. Professor Liker suggested the visit so PeopleFlo could learn […]

SPX Signs Agreement with PeopleFlo to Further Support its Focus on Innovation

    SPX Signs Agreement with PeopleFlo to Further Support its Focus on Innovation DELAVAN, WI, USA, June 25, 2014 – SPX, a leading global manufacturer serving multiple industries including food and beverage, has signed a technical and commercial agreement with PeopleFlo Manufacturing, Inc. PeopleFlo is a manufacturing innovation design firm focused on creating disruptive […]

PeopleFlo Manufacturing Awarded United States Patent for Positive Displacement Rotary Pump Feature

PeopleFlo Manufacturing Awarded United States Patent for Positive Displacement Rotary Pump Feature The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted PeopleFlo Manufacturing a patent for rotary pumps having a positive displacement auxiliary pumping system. This patent protects the unique design of a rotary positive displacement pump that integrates an auxiliary pumping channel to circulate […]

PeopleFlo Announces Spinoff of EnviroGear to Dover Corp.

PeopleFlo Announces Spinoff of EnviroGear to Dover Corp. PeopleFlo will remain a standalone corporation focused on manufacturing innovation. PeopleFlo Manufacturing today announced that its board of directors has unanimously approved a plan to spin off the EnviroGear product line to the Pump Solutions Group (PSG), a business unit within the Dover Fluid Management Segment of […]

PeopleFlo Transitions from a Pump Manufacturer to a Design and Innovation Firm To Help Manufacturers Increase Organic Growth

PeopleFlo Transitions from a Pump Manufacturer to a Design and Innovation Firm To Help Manufacturers Increase Organic Growth PeopleFlo was founded in 2004 to design and manufacture EnviroGear, a new line of zero-leak pumps for customers in the chemical market. PeopleFlo’s initial strategy was based on a conviction: a holistic approach to product development, built […]

PeopleFlo Opens Company Store

PeopleFlo Opens Company Store PeopleFlo Manufacturing announced today the opening of its Company Store. In partnership with Land’s End, this Company Store features exclusive logo apparel and accessories. This custom merchandise is a great way to spread the word about PeopleFlo, a new manufacturing company with a purpose. “There seems to be genuine interest in apparel […]

Fortune 500 Customer Selects EnviroGear Pumps for China Plant Expansion

Fortune 500 Customer Selects EnviroGear Pumps for China Plant Expansion PeopleFlo Manufacturing was awarded an order from a Fortune 500 global specialty chemicals company to supply EnviroGear sealless gear pumps for an expansion project in China. The EnviroGear pumps will be used at their Changzhou facility to transfer polyester resins. The EnviroGear pumps will be […]

PeopleFlo Manufacturing Awarded 3rd US Patent For EnviroGear Pump

PeopleFlo Manufacturing Awarded 3rd US Patent For EnviroGear Pump The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted PeopleFlo Manufacturing a third patent for its EnviroGear magnetically driven gear pump. This patent protects a unique design that enables pre-stressing the magnetic coupling canister upon assembly. This unique design lengthens the fatigue life of the canister […]