Thompson Pump Moves into New Myrtle Beach Facility

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (March 22, 2007) – Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co., Inc. of Port Orange, FL announces the recent move of their Myrtle Beach branch operation to a larger facility at 609 Seaboard Avenue. The new facility with over 8900 total square feet will better accommodate the company’s growing customer needs for rentals, sales, parts and service.

The Myrtle Beach branch office, one of 19 Thompson Pump branches nationwide, covers all of Horry, Georgetown, Dillon, Marion, and Florence Counties.
Under the direction of Operations Manager, Toddy Massey, and Salesman, Larry Watson, the branch provides a full line of Thompson Pump products for sale and rental and the expertise to provide solutions for the toughest dewatering, bypass and special pumping applications.

Thompson Pump will host an open house celebration on Friday, June 22. Customers will receive a free lunch, facility tours, and the opportunity to win prizes. In addition, Mandy of the Thompson Pump Blue 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.

“This move is welcomed by our staff as they continue to face increasing rental and sales demands,” said Tim Creech, Thompson Pump Southeast Regional Manager. “The new location provides more room for increased growth and will enable us to service an expanded customer base.”

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, 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