Thompson Pump Hosts Pumpology School

July 2012, Vol. 67, No. 7

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. Inc., held their 22nd annual Pumpology School April 25-27, at their corporate facilities in Port Orange, FL.

Thompson Pump hosted 50 attendees from 19 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 provided 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.

"There was a great deal of participation by all who attended and the atmosphere of enthusiasm contributed to an increased understanding of pumps, their operation and application, and we gained further appreciation of the needs of our customers,” said Bill Thompson, Thompson Pump president. “The training school was a total success for all involved."

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Thompson Pump is a full-service manufacturer and provider of high quality pumps, pumping equipment and engineering expertise for dewatering, bypass and emergency pumping applications. Thompson Pump operates sales, rental and service centers throughout the United States with 20 branches and depots. The company is also aligned with more than 30 distributors in the United States, Canada and Latin America. 800.767.7310, thompsonpump.com