National Pump Co. has  announced that it has been acquired by Gorman-Rupp Co. National Pump, founded in 1969 and headquartered in Glendale, Arizona, with five other branch offices in California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas, manufactures pumps and pump systems for irrigation, municipal, power, industrial, mining, and oil and gas applications. Gorman-Rupp, a publicly traded company, headquartered in Mansfield, Ohio, has been manufacturing and designing centrifugal pumps and pumping systems for more than 77 years. 

Jeffrey Gorman, president and CEO of Gorman-Rupp, states that he “was excited by the opportunities expected to arise from combining the National Pump Company with Gorman-Rupp’s brand name and operations. National comfortably fits our operational philosophy with its profitability based on its long-established quality products, expertise, and brand reputation.”