Franklin Electric, a global leader in the production and marketing of water pumping systems, has announced the purchase of CAL Pump. Franklin Electric is developing a growing position in the water transfer and water gardening markets with the recent acquisitions of the Little Giant Pump Co., Monarch Industries (Pump Division) and now CAL Pump. With the acquisitions of these pump companies, Franklin Electric’s has made a long-term commitment to the water transfer and water gardening markets.
CAL Pump is the second company acquired by Franklin Electric that is devoted to the water gardening and outdoor living markets. For more than 50 years, CAL Pump has manufactured pumps designed for fountains, spas, ponds, parts washers, marine air conditioning units, and other applications. Together with the Little Giant brand product offering, CAL Pump’s extensive pump line and patented lighting effects will help create a solid foundation for Franklin Electric’s water gardening programs.

Thomas Strupp, President of Franklin Electric’s Water Transfer Systems business and the Little Giant brand, says, “This acquisition brings together two of the most respected brands in the water garden industry. We are now positioned with an array of products to better serve our water gardening customers as their prime supplier.”