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Thompson Pump Changes Panama City Branch Location

Fri September 04, 2009 - Southeast Edition
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Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. Inc. has moved its Panama City branch operation to a larger facility at 5814 Merritt Brown Road.

The new facility, with more than 6,200 total sq. ft. and 1.5 acres, will better accommodate the company’s growing customer needs for pump rentals, sales, parts and service.

The Panama City branch office, one of 20 Thompson Pump branches nationwide, covers a total of 49 area counties; 13 in Florida, 11 in Alabama, and 25 in Georgia. Under the direction of Branch Manager Jim Brown and Salesmen Daniel Raffield and Rick Waters, the branch provides a full line of Thompson Pump products for sale and rental along with the expertise to provide solutions for the toughest dewatering, bypass and special pumping applications.

“Our new facility reflects Thompson Pump’s commitment to a strong and growing presence in the Florida, Georgia, and Alabama markets,” said Johnny Britt, Thompson Pump Gulf Coast regional manager. “The move optimizes Thompson Pump’s ability to continue to deliver high-performance, superior quality pumps and accessories with maximum efficiency, quality and precision.”

Thompson Pump’s heavy-duty lines of pumps range in size from 2 to 18 in. (5 to 46 cm). Thompson Pump sells and rents its entire line of pumps to the areas of public works, municipalities, construction, agriculture, dewatering, mining, sewer/lift stations and water/waste water. Types of pumps engineered include wet prime trash pumps; dry prime trash pumps with compressor-assisted or vacuum-assisted priming systems; sound attenuated pumps; utility trash pumps; diaphragm pumps; hydraulic power units with submersible pump ends; rotary, vacuum and piston wellpoint pumps and high pressure jet pumps. With these different types of pumps, as well as a full complement of accessory hoses and piping, Thompson can offer the proper pump and system for any application, according to the manufacturer.

In addition, Thompson provides engineering services and special applications consulting for complicated wellpoint, bypass or multiple pump systems; and offers thorough pump and dewatering education and training through its Pumpology courses.

Thompson Pump, a family-owned company based in Port Orange, Fla., is a full-service manufacturer and provider of pumps, pumping equipment and engineering expertise for the toughest dewatering, bypass and emergency pumping applications. Since 1970, Thompson Pump has assisted contractors worldwide with pump rental, sale, design, installation and operation.

The company is aligned with more than 30 distributors in the United States, Canada and South America. Thompson Pump is a Blue Chip Enterprise Award winner and its products meet the requirements for certification as defined by the Contractors Pump Bureau.

The company achieved ISO 9001 quality certification for its Port Orange manufacturing facility. The globally recognized certification was granted following independent testing and assessment of the company’s quality management systems and manufacturing capabilities.

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