Thompson Pump Hosts Open House at Savannah, GA Branch

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (June 11, 2007) – Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co., Inc., a full-service manufacturer and provider of high quality portable pumps, pumping equipment and engineering expertise, hosted an open house celebration at their Pooler, GA branch, located at 125 Westside Boulevard, on May 11.

Thompson Pump hosted customers with a free BBQ lunch, facility tours, and the opportunity to win a free one-month pump rental. In addition, Alison of the Thompson Pump Blew Crew made an appearance signing calendars. Corporate staff provided insight into unusual and unique applications; new products; sewer bypass; and field preventive maintenance and service.

The Savannah branch office, one of 20 Thompson Pump branches nationwide covers 34 area counties. Branch Manager, Pat DeWitt, won Thompson Pump Branch Manager of the Year an unprecedented two years straight. Salesman, Dennis Heater, recently won Thompson Pump’s coveted Silver Shovel award.

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 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, pumping equipment and engineering expertise for the toughest dewatering, bypass and emergency pumping applications. 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 is also aligned with 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, call (800) 767-7310 or log onto