Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co., a full-service provider of portable pumps, pumping equipment and engineering expertise, announces the appointment of Gajeske Inc., Best Line Equipment and Power Equipment Co. as regional sales, rental and service representatives for the Thompson Pump product portfolio in multiple territories across the United States.

Gajeske Inc., founded by Bob Gajeske Sr. in 1986, has locations across the state of Texas, representing the Thompson Pump line out of its Houston, Grand Prairie, Helotes (San Antonio metro), Manor (Austin metro) and Beaumont locations. Gajeske is known as a pioneer in the high-density polyethylene (HDPE) piping industry. 

Thompson Pump products also will be distributed and supported by Best Line Equipment, headquartered in State College, Pa. The company has been a supplier of products and services for more than 25 years by utilizing a specialized sales force, trained technicians and modern technology. Supported by its parts department and 24-hour emergency service, the Best Line Equipment staff, led by Adam Houseknecht and Kurt Weibel, will provide comprehensive service of Thompson Pump equipment.

Since 1936, Power Equipment Co. has served the construction, mining, aggregate, and oil and gas exploration industries with branches located in Denver; Grand Junction, Colo.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Casper, Wyo.; and Albuquerque, N.M. Chris Taylor is leading its portable pump division representing Thompson Pump.

“In its efforts to bring first-class quality products to the market, these strategic partnerships complement and enhance these companies’ product lines, and allow for increased market penetration of Thompson pumps in their territories,” says John Farrell, vice president of sales, Thompson Pump.

Thompson Pump has many pump lines, available in diameters from 2 inches to 18 inches, with 5 HP to 500 HP. The lines include wet-prime trash pumps, dry-prime trash pumps with compressor-assisted or vacuum-assisted priming systems, sound attenuated pumps, hydraulic power units with submersible pump ends, diaphragm pumps, rotary wellpoint pumps and high-pressure jet pumps. In addition, Thompson Pump provides engineering services and special applications consulting for complicated wellpoint, bypass or multiple pump systems, and offers pump and dewatering education and training through its Pumpology courses.