Godwin Pumps names regional manager in Virginia

Godwin Pumps announced today the promotion of Andy Pigott to Regional Manager, Godwin Pumps, Virginia.

BRIDGEPORT, NJ, Feb. 19, 2004 -- Godwin Pumps announced the promotion of Andy Pigott to Regional Manager, Godwin Pumps, Virginia. Previously, Pigott was branch manager, Godwin Pumps Virginia Beach office. As regional manager, Pigott will oversee the Virginia Beach and Richmond rental branch offices for Godwin.

"We are fortunate to have someone of Andy's caliber on board," said John Michael Paz, president, Godwin Pumps. "As regional manager, Andy will have a key role in helping us build new business and strengthen our existing relationships with customers in Virginia."

In 1991, Pigott started his construction career with Tidewater Construction in Norfolk, Virginia as a purchasing agent. While working at Tidewater Construction, Pigott rented and purchased various types of equipment for construction sites in the Norfolk area.

In 1996, Pigott left Tidewater Construction to work in the sales department of J.W. Burress Inc., a Norfolk, Virginia-based heavy equipment dealer. Pigott made his move to Godwin's Virginia Beach location in May 1998 as a sales engineer and was promoted to Branch Manager two years later.

A Chesapeake Virginia resident, Pigott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in finance from Virginia Tech University. He is a member of Hampton Roads Utility and Heavy Construction Association, as well as the Virginia Builders and Contractors Exchange.

Godwin Pumps serves customers in the construction, industrial, municipal/government, aggregates, and environmental markets through 18 U.S. rental branch offices and a network of over 100 distributor locations worldwide. Known for its unsurpassed customer service, Godwin Pumps specializes in the Dri-Prime Pump, a totally automatic self-priming centrifugal pumpset available in sizes from 2 inches through 16 inches.

The Godwin Dri-Prime pump is capable of handling industrial sludges, oil, sewage, storm water, mine dewatering and many other pumping needs. Other offerings include the Godwin Sub-Prime( electric and Heidra( hydraulic submersible pumps. For more information, visit Godwin Pumps on the Internet at www.godwinpumps.com or call the NJ-based home office at 856-467-3636. In Virginia Beach, call 757-490-1300; in Richmond, call 804-798-6600.

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