Port Orange, FL – Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. Inc., held its 23rd annual Pumpology School April 17-19, 2013, at its corporate facilities in Port Orange, FL.
Thompson Pump hosted 55 attendees from 15 states and seven foreign countries. The three-day workshop included training sessions for sales and service-oriented professionals on pumping fundamentals, dewatering and bypass applications, selecting the correct pumping equipment, designing, installing and maintaining pumping systems, troubleshooting, pump maintenance, and more.
Pumpology School offers hands-on demonstrations and classroom training from industry experts. Upon completion of training and successfully passing a comprehensive examination, attendees are recognized as certified Pumpologist.
“Building on our tradition of excellence – this was our most successful Pumpology School yet,” said Bill Thompson, Thompson Pump president. “Pumpology School provides a great learning opportunity for students and Thompson Pump alike.
Thompson Pump produces heavy-duty lines of high quality portable pumps, ranging in size from 2 in. to 18 in. and with capacities to 14,000 gallons per minute. It sells and rents its entire line of pumps to the areas of public works, municipalities, construction, agriculture, dewatering, mining, sewer/lift stations, and water/wastewater.
The types of pumps engineered include wet prime trash pumps; dry prime trash pumps with compressor-assisted or vacuum-assisted priming systems; sound attenuated pumps; utility trash pumps; diaphragm pumps; hydraulic power units with submersible pump ends; electric submersibles; rotary, vacuum and piston well-point pumps and high-pressure jet pumps. It also supplies accessory hoses and piping, and provides engineering services and special applications consulting for complicated well-point, bypass or multiple pump systems; and offers pump and dewatering education and training through its Pumpology courses.
Thompson Pump is a family-owned company with 21 branches in the US. The company is also aligned with distributors around the world.
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