Port Orange, Fla.-based Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. last week announced it will host an open house celebration at its new Summerville, S.C., branch, Thursday, April 6, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m.-noon. Thompson Pump will host area contracting companies, engineering firms, industrial accounts and municipalities with a catered BBQ lunch and facility tours.
The Summerville branch will also hold a drawing for a free one-month pump rental at the event and the Thompson Pump Blue Crew will make an appearance signing calendars and passing out their signature hard-hat stickers. Engine distributors representing manufacturers such as John Deere, Deutz, Lombardini, Perkins, Hatz and Isuzu will be on hand to educate attendees on new Tier 2 and Tier 3 engines. Thompson Pump corporate staff will provide insight into unusual and unique applications, new products, sewer bypass, and field preventive maintenance and service.
The Summerville branch office, one of 19 Thompson Pump branches nationwide, serves more than 200 customers in the South Carolina area. Under the direction of industry veteran, Tim Creech, and branch manager, Mike Arnold, the branch provides a full line of Thompson Pump products for sale or rental and the expertise to provide solutions for tough dewatering, bypass and special pumping applications.
Thompson Pump sells and rents its 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 No. 41 on the RER 100.