Thompson Pump Hosts Open House in Kansas City, KS

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (September 1, 2006) – Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co., Inc. of Port Orange, Fla., will host an open house celebration at their Kansas City, KS branch, located at 504 South 70th Street, on Thursday, September 7, from 10:30a.m. –3:30p.m. Thompson Pump will host customers with a free BBQ lunch, facility tours, and the opportunity to win a free one-month pump rental. In addition, Mandy of the Thompson Pump Blew Crew will make an appearance signing calendars. Corporate staff will provide insight into unusual and unique applications; new products; sewer bypass; and field preventive maintenance and service.

The Kansas City branch office, one of 19 Thompson Pump branches nationwide, serves more than 200 customers in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. Under the direction of industry veteran, Pat Broderick, and Branch Manager, Darrell Sissel, 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 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