Thompson Pump Welcomes Scott Van Keppel

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (November 25, 2008) – Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co., Inc., a full-service provider of high quality portable pumps, pumping equipment and engineering expertise, announces the appointment of Scott Van Keppel as regional sales, rental, and service representatives for the Thompson Pump product portfolio in Iowa and Nebraska.

The Thompson Pump product portfolio can be found at Scott Van Keppel in Cedar Rapids, IA; Ankeny, IA; and Omaha, NE. Scott Van Keppel was formed in 2007 by a joint venture of two established equipment dealers, Scott Equipment and G.W. Van Keppel, with a combined experience of over 150 years.

Thompson Pump has many diverse lines of high quality pumps, available in sizes from 2 to 18 inches. They include wet prime trash pumps, dry prime trash pumps with compressor-assisted or vacuum-assisted priming systems, sound attenuated pumps, hydraulic power units with submersible pump ends, diaphragm pumps, rotary wellpoint pumps and high pressure jet pumps. With these different types of pumps, as well as a full complement of accessory hoses and piping, Thompson can offer the proper pump and system for any application. In addition, Thompson provides engineering services and special applications consulting for complicated wellpoint, bypass or multiple pump systems; and offers thorough pump and dewatering education and training through its Pumpology® courses.