Thompson Pump opens newest branch near Charleston, SC

Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. Inc., of Port Orange, FL, will host an open house celebration at its new Summerville, SC, branch, located at 120 Jed Park Place, Thursday, April 6, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m.-noon. Thompson Pump will host area contracting companies, engineering firms, industrial accounts, and municipalities with a catered BBQ lunch and facility tours...

PORT ORANGE, FL, March 23, 2006 -- Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. Inc., of Port Orange, FL, will host an open house celebration at its new Summerville, SC, branch, located at 120 Jed Park Place, Thursday, April 6, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m.-
noon. Thompson Pump will host area contracting companies, engineering firms, industrial accounts, and municipalities with a catered BBQ lunch and facility tours.

Thompson Pump will not only open their new doors, but their wallets as well with a drawing for a one-month FREE pump rental. The Thompson Pump Blue Crew will make an appearance signing calendars and passing out their signature hard-hat stickers. Events throughout the day include John Deere, Deutz, Lombardini, Perkins, Hatz and Isuzu engine distributors educating attendees on their new Tier II and Tier III engines and Thompson Pump corporate staff providing insight into unusual and unique applications; new products; sewer bypass; and Field Preventive Maintenance and service.

The Summerville branch office, one of 19 Thompson Pump branches nationwide, serves more than 200 customers in the South Carolina area. Under the direction of industry veteran, Tim Creech, and Branch Manager, Mike Arnold, the branch provides a full line of Thompson Pump products for sale or rental and the expertise to provide solutions for the toughest dewatering, bypass and special pumping applications.

Thompson Pump (www.thompsonpump.com) 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.

A family-owned company based in Port Orange, FL, it's a full-service manufacturer and provider of high quality pumps and pumping equipment. Since 1970, the company 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, Maryland, Mississippi, New England, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. It also utilizes more than 30 regional, national and international distributors in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. It's a Blue Chip Enterprise Award winner and its products meet requirements for certification as defined by the Contractors Pump Bureau.

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