June Business News

June 2010 Vol. 65 No. 6
The ribbon-cutting ceremony at CONTECH's new facility in Guanajuato, Mexico.

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Godwin Pumps
Godwin Pumps has appointed of Mick Trotter and Paul Marlow to Sales & Rental Distribution Development.

Trotter has almost 18 years of experience in the pump sales and rental industry, having served most recently as a sales engineer. Trotter will provide support to Godwin’s existing distributors in the Southeast of England, the Netherlands and Belgium. In addition, he will seek to expand sales and rentals in those same territories through their distributor network.

Marlow has seven years of pump sales and rental experience, most recently as a regional pumps sales manager in Peterborough. In this capacity, Marlow honed his customer service skills, which he will apply at Godwin in support of its relationship with SLD in the central region of England from Norfolk to Cornwall. Marlow will also be applying his sales experience and pumping industry knowledge toward Godwin’s development of business opportunities in Spain and Portugal.

Thompson Pump & Mfg.
Thompson Pump & Manufacturing held their 20th annual Pumpology School April 21-23, at their corporate facilities in Port Orange, FL. The company hosted more than 40 attendees from 15 states and three 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 Pumpologists at an awards ceremony.