Thompson Pump Hosts Open House at Mississippi Branch

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (March 23, 2006) – Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co., Inc. of Port Orange, Fla., will host a sizzling celebration at their Florence, Miss., branch, located at 2110 Hwy. 49 S., March 30. Thompson Pump will host area contracting companies, engineering firms, industrial accounts, and municipalities with a catered catfish fry and facility tours.

Thompson Pump will not only open their new doors, but their wallets as well with promotional product gift certificates. The Thompson Pump Blue Crew will make an appearance signing calendars and passing out their signature hard-hat stickers. Thompson Pump corporate staff will be on hand to discuss unusual and unique applications; new products; sewer bypass; and Field Preventive Maintenance and service.

The Florence branch office, one of 19 Thompson Pump branches nationwide, serves more than 300 customers in Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, and Alabama. Under the direction of industry veteran, Johnny Britt, and Salesman, Jim Templeton, the branch provides a full line of Thompson Pump products for sale or rental and the expertise to provide solutions for the toughest dewatering, bypass and special pumping applications.

Thompson Pump is an industry leader in the development of high quality engine-powered portable pumps, ranging in size from 2”-18”, for use in varied applications in the areas of public works, municipalities, construction, agriculture, dewatering, mining, sewer/lift stations, and water/waste water. The company sells and rents their entire line of dewatering pumps including wet and dry prime trash pumps, sound attenuated models, diaphragm pumps, hydraulic submersible pumps, high pressure pumps and wellpoint pumps as well as bypass systems, wellpoint systems and a complete line of pumping accessories.

Thompson Pump, a family-owned company based in Port Orange, Fla., is a full-service manufacturer and provider of high quality pumps and pumping equipment. Since 1970, Thompson Pump has assisted contractors worldwide with pump rental, sale, design, installation and operation. Thompson Pump operates sales, rental and service centers throughout Florida and in Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New England, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. The company also utilizes more than 30 regional, national and international distributors in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Thompson Pump is a Blue Chip Enterprise Award winner and their products meet the requirements for certification as defined by the Contractors Pump Bureau. For more information or to RSVP to the open house, call (800) 767-7314 or log onto