The Top 10 Pump Professionals to Watch list features
up-and-coming pump professionals under 40 years of age
CHICAGO (December 15, 2022) ― John Crane, a global leader in rotating equipment and energy transition technologies and services, is pleased to announce Christie Twist, John Crane Manager, Gas Seals, Research & Development, was named a Pumps & Systems 2022 Top 10 Pump Professional to Watch.
Pumps & Systems, a leading editorial voice in the international pump and rotating equipment industry, recently recognized pumps professionals—all under 40 years of age—for their roles, the education and training they've completed, the associations and boards they belong to, and the way they impact their teams, companies and the industry.
“I'm honored to be recognized by industry peers for this prestigious award,” said Twist. “This award is important to me for many reasons, and it is an honor to represent John Crane. The technical challenges, combined with the passion exuded by my fellow industry professionals makes working at John Crane a great experience.”
Twist got into the rotating equipment industry during her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University, where she earned a Ph.D. in tribology and worked part-time at the Turbomachinery Laboratory. She now manages one of John Crane's two Gas Seal New Product Development teams, focusing on innovating solutions for gas seals in the energy industry.
John Crane is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products, including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, filtration systems and digital diagnostics technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Global reported revenue for fiscal year 2022 was $1.2 billion USD. John Crane is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.