Pump School

Staff | September 28, 2010

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co., Inc. held their bi-annual Pumpology School April 25–28 at their corporate office in Port Orange, Fla. Thompson Pump hosted more than 40 attendees from 18 states and two countries. The four-day workshop included training sessions for sales and service-oriented professionals on pumping fundamentals, dewatering and bypass applications, selecting the correct pumping equipment, designing and supervising pumping systems, troubleshooting, pump maintenance, and more.

Pumpology School offers hands-on demonstrations and classroom training from industry experts. Upon completion of training and an exam, attendees are recognized with an awards ceremony as certified Pumpologists. This educational opportunity is offered complimentary twice a year during the spring and fall seasons.

Thompson Pump offers high quality engine-powered portable pumps, ranging in size from 2 inches to 18 inches, 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.