Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co., a full-service provider of pumps, pumping equipment and engineering expertise, announced the winner of the Gator Giveaway Sweepstakes as Falkirk Mining Co. located in Underwood, N.D. The grand prize of the sweepstakes was a John Deere XUV 825i Gator Camo utility vehicle with an estimated retail value of $13,500. The winning entry was submitted by Jeremy Eckroth, an environmental specialist at Falkirk Mining.
Eckroth submitted his entry at the MINExpo trade show in Las Vegas in September of 2012 where the promotion was first launched. The public had the opportunity to enter the sweepstakes by visiting Thompson Pump’s booth at various trade shows throughout the country until Sept. 1, 2013.
“This promotion was a great way for us to show our appreciation to the hard-working people in the markets we serve,” said Bill Thompson, Thompson Pump president.
The prize was provided by Flint Power Systems, an authorized distributor of John Deere engines located in Albany, Ga., and serving the Southeast — including North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, eastern Tennessee, Georgia, Florida and the Caribbean.
The Falkirk Mine, which is operated by the North American Coal Corp., delivers approximately seven million tons of coal per year to Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station.
Thompson Pump, a 43-year old 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 tough dewatering, bypass and emergency pumping applications.