PeopleFlo Kicks Off Project “Yukon” to Develop Electric Double Diaphragm Pump

PeopleFlo activated an internal project, code named Yukon, to develop an innovative electrically-powered alternative to traditional compressed air-powered double diaphragm (AODD) pumps.  The goal is to address the poor efficiency and high noise level weaknesses of traditional AODD pumps while retaining many AODD advantages such as solids-handling capability, run-dry capability, easy flow adjustment and sealless […]

PeopleFlo Presents at Hydraulic Institute’s Annual Conference

During the Hydraulic Institute’s 2016 Annual Conference, PeopleFlo presented for the CEO Roundtable and also for the General Session. The presentation was entitled “The Product Development Challenge: Competing on Innovation” and described the numerous lessons learned throughout PeopleFlo’s journey, starting from 5 years before PeopleFlo began, all the way up to today.  These lessons learned […]

PeopleFlo Kicks Off Project “Rhine” to Develop Sealless Hygienic P.D. Pump

PeopleFlo launched an internal project, code named Rhine, to develop an innovative, sealless, positive-displacement pump for hygienic markets.  Rhine is targeted at the mainstream food & beverage and pharma applications currently served by traditional rotary lobe pumps.  Most problems with the traditional pumps in this market stem from their having two mechanical seals in every […]

US Patent Granted for Compact Sealless Centrifugal Pump

US Patent Granted for Compact Sealless Centrifugal Pump Patent number US 8,905,728 B2 has been granted to PeopleFlo for a magnetically-coupled centrifugal pump with a unique “inner drive” design, where the magnetic coupling components are located inside the pump impeller.  This allows for a very compact and simple pump design.  PeopleFlo plans on incorporating this […]

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 Kicks Off Project “Colorado” to Develop Mainstream Mag-Drive ANSI Centrifugal Pump

PeopleFlo Kicks Off Project “Colorado” to Develop Mainstream Mag-Drive ANSI Centrifugal Pump PeopleFlo started an internal project, code named Colorado, to develop an innovative magnetically-coupled pump for the mainstream ANSI centrifugal pump market currently dominated by mechanically-sealed pumps.  The goal is to eliminate the maintenance and reliability problems related to mechanical seals, while keeping the […]