Godwin, A Xylem brand

Pumps and dewatering equipment from Griffin Pump, Subaru/Robin America,
Gorman-Rupp Pumps, Thompson Pump & Mfg., Rain for Rent, Grindex Pumps, Godwin and Allegro Industries.

Godwin, manufacturer of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming, dry-running pump, has changed its legal name to Xylem Dewatering Solutions Inc.

Xylem Inc. the global water technology company which spun off from ITT Corporation in October, announced a new range of Godwin portable pumps featuring non-clog Flygt N-technology. The new range, called the Godwin NC Series, is engineered to deliver clog-free pumping for maximum uptime and effectiveness.

Products from Thompson Pump & Mfg., Griffin, Gorman-Rupp Pumps, Allegro Industries, Rain for Rent, Grindex Pumps and Godwin Pumps.

Thompson Pump & Mfg.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Laredo, TX, founded more than 250 years ago, on what today is on the border of the United States and Mexico, has grown to a bustling city of more than 230,000 people with another 660,000 living just across the Rio Grande River in Laredo’s sister city of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Dewatering is a necessary aspect of many underground construction projects. Construction sites near coastlines, rivers, other bodies of water and in other situations may require 24-hour dewatering every day. Heavy rains may fill work areas during storms.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Addressing the problems of the nation’s aging underground infrastructure is a priority for many cities and sanitary sewer and water districts across North America. Though slowed by the economy, there is still a host of massive rehabilitation and construction projects under way or in planning stages with many more such efforts to come.

Robert Carpenter, Editor

When President Obama came out with his “bold” vision for renewing and expanding infrastructure in America, it was much lauded by the White House as a plan that combines a long-term vision for the country’s infrastructure future with new investments.

Joseph L. Abbott, Jr., national sales manager for Godwin Pumps, passed away on Sept. 12.

Diversified manufacturer ITT Corp., White Plains, NY, has signed an agreement to purchase privately held Godwin Pumps, Bridgeport, NJ, for $585 million to expand its footprint in the global market for dewatering pumps and the rental market. Godwin is a leading supplier of automatic self-priming portable pumps used for drainage pump rental, services and sales serving the global industrial, construction, mining, municipal, oil and gas segments.

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