Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co. hosted its 22nd annual Pumpology school last week at its Port Orange, Fla., headquarters, drawing 50 attendees from 19 states and three foreign countries. The three-day event 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.
â€śThe 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,â€ť said Bill Thompson, Thompson Pump president.
Thompson Pump manufactures a wide range of pumps and 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.