Thompson Pump Member Spotlight

News / 15 July 2021 by TDI / The Dewatering Institute
Credit : Thompson Pumps

Thompson Pump and Manufacturing is world-renowned and respected for manufacturing sophisticated heavy-duty lines of high quality, high performance dewatering and construction pumps ranging from 2 inch to 18 inch specifications. Servicing clients across the globe, they are known for handling some of the largest and most complex projects in the industry.

Who are Thompson Pump and Manufacturing

Thompson Pump and Manufacturing is a family-owned company out of Port Orange, Florida in the United States, founded by inventor and businessman, George A. Thompson and his sons George and Bill.

Spanning a history of over 50 years, this manufacturer provides high-quality pumps and pumping equipment to the construction and dewatering industry. They are also known and respected for their engineering expertise for tough dewatering, bypass and emergency pumping applications.

To date, Thompson Pumps have served more than 30 distributors across the United States, Canada and Latin America. Additionally, their products meet the Contractors Pump Bureau certification requirements. With numerous product patents, Thompson Pumps are the registered trademark holders for Enviroprime System®, Silent Knight®, and Arctic Knight®.

Following independent testing and assessment of the company’s manufacturing capabilities and quality management systems, Thompson Pumps’ Port Orange manufacturing facility achieved the ISO 9001-2015 quality certification.

Thompson Pump within The Dewatering Institute

Thompson Pump is a Company Member within The Dewatering Institute. They are notorious for playing a part in some of the largest and most challenging projects in the world. Equipped with the experience from these projects, we believe Thompson Pump will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table and we are pleased to have them as a member of the TDI community.

Thompson Pump’s Product Offering

Thompson Pump offer a range of pumps for applications in dewatering construction, mining, pits and quarries, municipal and public works, oil and gas, plants and refineries, environmental remediation as well as agriculture and aquaculture.

During their 51 years in business, Thompson Pump have assisted clients on a global scale with sales, service, repairs, design and installation and operational support as well as pump rentals.

Thompson Pump are equipped to supply the right pumps for any application with their product offering of pumps and complementary accessory line comprising of as piping and hoses for wellpoint and bypass systems.

Thompson Pumps design and manufacture a variety of pumps, which include: 

  • Wet prime trash pumps;
  • Dry prime trash pumps with either compressor- or vacuum-assisted priming systems;
  • Diaphragm pumps;
  • Utility trash pumps;
  • Sound attenuated pumps; 
  • High pressure jet pumps;
  • Hydraulic power units with submersible pump ends; and
  • Rotary, vacuum and piston wellpoint pumps.

When it comes to complex wellpoint, bypass and multiple pump systems, Thompson Pumps are also proficient in providing engineering services as well as special applications consulting to their clients. In addition to their product offerings, Thompson Pump’s Pumpology® courses provide thorough training and education on pumps and dewatering.

Thompson Pumps Have Excelled Globally

Thompson Pumps have demonstrated time and again that they are a great player in the industry. From cleaning up oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska and widening the Panama Canal, to dewatering the construction site for a nuclear power plant in Georgia, moving an east coast lighthouse and handling an African irrigation project. Thompson Pumps have also helped in fighting western fires, controlling Midwest floods, raising an Atlantic submarine, dealing with a tragic New York disaster and worked at Guajataca Dam in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

Thompson Pump

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