Thompson Pump names new Kansas City branch manager

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing of Port Orange, FL, appoints Darrell Sissel as its Kansas City branch manager. Located at 504 S. 70th St., the branch is one of 19 Thompson Pump locations nationwide, and provides a full line of pump products and accessories for sale or rental and the expertise to provide solutions for the toughest dewatering, bypass, and emergency pumping applications...

PORT ORANGE, FL, March 21, 2006 -- Thompson Pump & Manufacturing of Port Orange, FL, appoints Darrell Sissel as its Kansas City branch manager. Located at 504 S. 70th St., the branch is one of 19 Thompson Pump locations nationwide, and provides a full line of pump products and accessories for sale or rental and the expertise to provide solutions for the toughest dewatering, bypass, and emergency pumping applications.

Sissel brings over 25 years of sales and management experience to his position. His responsibilities include overseeing sales, rental and service, and assuring all rental equipment is serviced and maintained to Thompson Pump quality standards. Sissel will also work closely with his knowledgeable sales staff to support existing customers and develop new business throughout the territory, which covers Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas.

"Darrell's vast and varied experience in the construction equipment industry made him a shoe-in for the Branch Managers' position at our Kansas City location", said Pat Broderick, Midwest regional manager. His background ranges from finance to sales and he previously worked with two large heavy equipment dealers as well as managed a national general rental store

"Darrell stepped right into this position and came up to speed quickly, making the transition to a new branch manager very seamless," said Broderick.

Thompson Pump is an industry leader in the development of high quality engine-powered portable pumps, ranging in size from 2"-18", for use in varied applications in the areas of public works, municipalities, construction, agriculture, dewatering, mining, sewer/lift stations, and water/waste water. The company sells and rents their entire line of dewatering pumps including wet and dry prime trash pumps, sound attenuated models, diaphragm pumps, hydraulic submersible pumps, high pressure pumps and wellpoint pumps, as well as bypass systems, wellpoint systems and a complete line of pumping accessories.

Thompson Pump (www.thompsonpump.com), a family-owned company based in Port Orange, Fla., is a full-service manufacturer and provider of high quality pumps, pumping equipment and engineering expertise. Since 1970, Thompson Pump has assisted contractors worldwide with pump rental, sale, design, installation and operation. Thompson Pump operates sales, rental and service centers throughout Florida and in Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New England, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. The company also utilizes more than 30 regional, national and international distributors in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Thompson Pump is a Blue Chip Enterprise Award winner and their products meet the requirements for certification as defined by the Contractors Pump Bureau.

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