Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. held its 22nd annual Pumpology® School April 25-27, at its corporate facilities in Port Orange, Fla.
Thompson Pump hosted 50 attendees from 19 states and three other 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."
Thompson Pump sells and rents its entire line of heavy-duty and high-performance pumps, ranging in size from 2 to 24 in., in the areas of public works, construction, agriculture, dewatering, mining, sewer/lift stations and water/waste water.