Gorman-Rupp and Cornell Pump Company Form Exclusive Distribution Agreement

09.09.2002

The Gorman-Rupp Company is pleased to announce the formation of an exclusive alliance with the Portland, Oregon based Cornell Pump Company for the distribution of the “Redi-Prime®” pump line.

The rugged Redi-Prime line of pumps with their patented vacuum-assisted priming system and Cycloseal® will be produced for the construction and rental markets. The Redi-Prime products join Gorman-Rupp’s existing line of hard-working, dependable pumps ready to tackle everything from clear liquids to slurries.

The Redi-Prime line offers pump sizes from 2 1/2” to 30”, total dynamic heads to 470 feet, and flow rates up to 40,000 GPM with a maximum 6” diameter solids-handling capability. This line compliments the existing Prime-Aire line of pumps for contractors needing priming assisted pumps in the construction market.

Exclusive worldwide marketing rights of the Redi-Prime line enhances Gorman-Rupp’s leadership in the construction and rental market. Gorman-Rupp leads the industry in experience and innovation by manufacturing more types of pumps for contractors than any other manufacturer in the world.

The Gorman-Rupp Company offers a wide range of submersibles, self-priming centrifugal, diaphragm, standard centrifugal and priming-assisted pumps. Redi-Prime pumps join a heritage of quality products backed by quality service and support.

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