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More than 40 people attended the three-day workshop in April
Thompson Pump and Mfg. Co. Inc. officials hosted more than 45 attendees from 16 states and two foreign countries for the Pumpology School in April. The three-day workshop 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.
The school offers 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.
“Pumpology School serves as a launching pad to help us form and continually develop lasting relationships with individuals and companies involved in a common industry,” said Thompson Pump President Bill Thompson. “Our education provides students the tools to synthesize concepts into everyday functionality, integrating pumping fundamentals as a guideline for further expansion, and elaboration of not only themselves, but their company.”