Profile: Gorman-Rupp Co (GRC.A)
The Gorman-Rupp Company (Gorman-Rupp), incorporated on April 18, 1934, designs, manufactures and sells pumps and pump systems. The Company sells its products for use in water, wastewater, construction, dewatering, industrial, petroleum, original equipment, agriculture, fire protection, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), military and other liquid-handling applications. The Company's product line consists of pump models ranging in rated capacity from less than one gallon per minute to one million gallons per minute. The types of pumps produced by the Company include self-priming centrifugal, standard centrifugal, magnetic drive centrifugal, axial and mixed flow, vertical turbine line shaft, submersible, high pressure booster, rotary gear, diaphragm, bellows and oscillating.
The Company supplies pumps, which have drives that range 1/35 horsepower electric motors up to much larger electric motors or internal combustion engines capable of producing several thousand horsepower. Many of the larger units comprise water and wastewater pumping stations. In certain cases, units are designed for the inclusion of customer-supplied drives. Its larger pumps are sold principally for use in the construction, industrial, water and wastewater handling fields; for flood control; for boosting low residential water pressure; for pumping refined petroleum products, including the ground refueling of aircraft; for fluid control in HVAC applications; and for various agricultural purposes. The Company's pumps are also utilized for dewatering purposes. Additionally, pumps manufactured for fire protection are used for sprinkler back-up systems, fire hydrants, stand pipes, fog systems and deluge systems at hotels, banks, factories, airports, schools, public buildings and other types of facilities throughout the world. Its small pumps are sold to customers for incorporation into such products as food processing, chemical processing, photo processing, medical and other waste treatment, HVAC equipment, appliances and solar heating.
The production operations of the Company are conducted at several locations throughout the United States and other countries. The Company owns facilities in Sparks, Nevada and Dallas, Texas comprising training centers and warehouses, and leases a warehouse and training facility in Bangkok, Thailand. In addition, the Company leases warehouse facilities in Jebal Ali, Dubai and Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. The Company's pumps are marketed in the United States and across the world through a network of distributors, through manufacturers' representatives (for sales to many original equipment manufacturers), through third-party distributor catalogs, and by direct sales.
600 S Airport Rd
PO Box 1217
MANSFIELD OH 44901-1217